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Fraser board extends plat deadlines for The Village at Grand Park

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 1:53pm
The Fraser Board of Trustees has elected to extend the deadline for the execution of all plat documents related to The Village at Grand Park – Filing 2.The town voted unanimously to approve the extension as well as extend its prior approval of three final plat documents in the filing at its Feb. 18 board meeting.The extension gives Grand Park until Feb. 18, 2020, to execute all plat documents related to the filingThe town board first approved the final plat phasing plan for The Village at Grand Park – Filing 2 on June, 4, 2008, under the condition that any …

Rau: Did the dance or the snow come first?

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 12:17pm
Ah, the Snow dances are working. I love it when it’s a couple inches at a time – my back suffers much less from snow shoveling! But the storm track has definitely switched back in our favor, or should I say Denver’s favor. And Denver doesn’t even want the snow like we want it. They don’t know what to do with it. But we do. We go outside and love it. Our roads are also slick but locals are able to handle it better. I know our road departments are much better dealing with it. I’d rather drive Berthoud Pass …

‘Pretty Faces’ set for screening in Fraser

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:13am
A new ski film is queued up for a one-time benefit showing at the Foundry Theater in Fraser at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the National Sports Center for the Disabled.Pretty Faces is a film celebrating women who thrive in the snow. The concept for the film was originated by professional big mountain skier and SheJumps co-founder, Lynsey Dyer with the objective of giving women and girls, young and old, a source of inspiration through a unique look at what is possible when boundaries are broken, dreams captured and friendships cultivated.In Lynsey’s words, …

Italian chef to visit Volario’s March 5-7

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:57am
Volario’s in Winter Park will be hosting a visiting chef from Italy on March 5, 6 and 7. In addition to its regular menu, the restaurant’s regular chefs and the visiting chef will work together on several entree additions, for even more of an authentic taste of Italy.Chef Salvatore Acampora is from the Amalfi Coast of Italy. He attended the Culinary School of Sorrento and is the Sous Chef at Hotel Luna Convento.He will be joining Executive Chef Evan Treadwell and Sous Chef Andrew Aghajanian to create an unforgettable experience for Winter Park.Reservations will go quickly. Make yours now by …

The DBC plays Winter Park Pub on Feb. 27

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:49am
Danny Bastos has rounded up an amazing cast of local Colorado musicians who perform regularly throughout Colorado as The DBC.The DBC recorded, produced, mixed, mastered and released their self-titled EP The DBC last summer. The DBC is an eclectic mix of original rock, jazz and world music best described as a modern-day Steely Dan that captivates audiences with their live performances filled with improvisation and musical spirit. The DBC is on a two week tour through Colorado and New Mexico. The band will be performing at Winter Park Pub on Friday, Feb. 27, in Winter Park. Their performance will feature …

Fat biking on the Fraser Valley trails plan radar

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:13am
There are an awful lot of options of things to do here. Sure you had to get out and track up some powder. I know I did. One of the hardest things to do is decide what activity to do next. Luckily on Wednesday that decision was made for me as I “had” to go out on a fat tire mountain bike ride. This ride was part of a photo and video shoot for the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. The footage will be used for create some short clips to promote the segment of mountain biking known as fat …

Could Winter Park Ski Train make a comeback?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:45pm
WINTER PARK — Amtrak officials said they would “closely look” at the performance of a one-day Ski Train in March to inform their decisions about future service.Hope they didn’t blink.The Winter Park Express’ maiden trip sold out less than 12 hours after it was announced on Feb. 25, said Steve Hurlbert with Winter Park Resort.Marketed as a one-off promotional event celebrating Winter Park Resort’s 75th Anniversary, the Winter Park Express will shuttle 400 passengers on a round trip from Denver to Winter Park Resort on March 14.Though Amtrak has only mentioned one trip, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said its success …