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Colorado River connectivity channel gets go-ahead after environmental assessment

Ten years after plans for a diversion route for the Colorado River around Windy Gap Reservoir outside of Granby was finalized, the project is a go. A consortium of state and commercial water entities announced on Monday that in late June or early July, construction crews will begin excavating dirt from land adjacent to U.S. Highway 40, to fill in part of the existing reservoir and dredge a new path for the Colorado River to flow around it.
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Grand County real estate transactions, May 8-14.

Real estate transactions totaled $38,666,859 across 56 sales for the week of May 8 to 14. Description: 5,024-square-foot, three-bedroom, 2.75-bath, single-family residence on 1.02 acres of land. Seller: Ken and Carla Boenish. Buyer: George and Audra Briner. Price: $2,025,000. Property Address: 110 Ramble Lane. Description: 3,889-square-foot, four-bedroom, 3.25-bath, single-family residence...
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Colorado River connectivity channel gets go-ahead after environmental assessment

Ten years after plans for a diversion route for the Colorado River around Windy Gap Reservoir outside of Granby was finalized, the project is a go. A consortium of state and commercial water entities announced on Monday that in late June or early July, construction crews will begin excavating dirt from land adjacent to U.S. Highway 40, to fill in part of the existing reservoir and dredge a new path for the Colorado River to flow around it.
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Spotlight: Grand County Wilderness Group protects wild places

The mission of the Grand County Wilderness Group is: “To Assist the U.S. Forest Service in the Preservation, Protection, Improvement, and Public Understanding of the Wilderness Areas in Grand County.”. The group was formed in the 1990s by two Grand County residents, Walt and Sandy Bobb. During their hikes...
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Letter: Let’s find a solution on wolves

Scout Edmondson’s first article on wolves (in the April 4 paper) left me curious about a few things. It focuses on the threat of wolves to ranchers. Tim Ritschard claims that there have been wolves in Grand County for “years,” yet Colorado Parks and Wildlife hasn’t confirmed any livestock losses to wolves.
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Library Column: Grand County libraries are ‘oceans of possibility’

“Oceans of Possibilities” is this year’s theme for Grand County Library District’s Summer Reading Program. I stand on solid ground as I entice you to explore the daunting Oceans of Possibilities offered to our patrons, with over 1.14 million items!. Many of our newest covers depict stunning...
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Channel around Windy Gap Reservoir receives final approval

Construction of a new channel to reconnect pieces of the Colorado River is expected to begin in June now that the Natural Resources Conservation Service has issued a “finding of no significant impact,” the final federal approval needed for channel construction. The channel, a project related to the...
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Towns of Winter Park, Granby seek applicants for new housing partnership board

The Towns of Winter Park and Granby are seeking qualified applicants to apply to represent each town on the board of the new Fraser River Valley Housing Partnership, which will address the workforce housing shortage in Grand County. “Our desire is to find applications from people who are knowledgeable about...
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Wildfire Awareness Month addresses ‘new normal’ for Colorado

Over the past two years, several megafires have burned into the memory of Colorado residents. In October 2020, the Cameron Peak Fire and the East Troublesome Fire conflagrated to become the respectively the largest and 2nd largest fires in the state’s history. In 2021, the Black Mountain Fire scorched Grand County outside of Kremmling. Then last December, Boulder’s Marshall Fire destroyed nearly 1,000 homes, becoming the most destructive fire in Colorado to date.
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Grand County real estate transactions, May 1-7.

Real estate transactions totaled $9,742,200 across 22 sales for the week of May 1 to 7. Description: 3,328-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-bath, single-family residence on 4.67 acres of land. Seller: James Mulholland. Buyer: David M. Ferraro Trust and Kelly P. Ferraro Trust. Price: $1,275,000. Property Address: 78321 US Hwy 40, Hideaway Station...
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