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Summit County DA investigating James Newberry over mileage charges

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:29pm
The 5th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is conducting an investigation into allegations of impropriety by a Grand County commissioner. The allegations stem from revelations brought to light in July that County Commissioner James Newberry had filed expense reports for the same mileage to both Grand County and the Colorado River Water Conservation District, of which Newberry is president. Newberry has maintained that his actions did not violate the law or county policy. “My comment would be, I welcome the investigation and having fresh eyes on it, and I guess that’s it,” Newberry said. A letter from Grand County Attorney Jack …

Granby welcomes new police officer

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 2:49pm
The snowy cold and serene beauty of small town America are a long way from the hot and dusty streets of Las Vegas where Officer Jeff Heitzenrater started his career in law enforcement. Now he’s patrolling the highways and byways around Granby, and while he jokes about dealing with the temperatures, he says he and his family are enjoying their new home very much. Heitzenrater was welcomed by the Granby Board of Trustees this week and has been serving the citizenry of Granby since the beginning of December. The 33-year-old Brockway, Pa., native originally went to school for multi-media technology …

Photos: Firefighters save house on Lake Granby

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 2:41pm

Granby mourns passing of civic leader Raffety

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 2:41pm
As the New Year dawned Grand County lost one of its civic leaders. On Jan. 1 longtime Granby Mayor and Town Trustee Ed Raffety passed away from natural causes in Denver. Raffety became a leading figure in local government beginning in the early 1990s and continuing through the next two decades. Raffety and his wife Pat first moved to Grand County in 1969 from Denver, settling into a home on the north fork of the Colorado River. The couple opened Mr. Ed’s Market in Granby. During this time Ed got a taste of his future civic involvement when he spearheaded …

Boston Brass performs Jan. 23 in Tabernash

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:09pm
Called North America’s finest brass ensemble, the Boston Brass performs for the first time in the Grand County Concert Series, with RE/MAX Peak to Peak, Town of Winter Park, Vasquez Inn and Volario’s as the Supporting Sponsors for the concert. The musicians of the Boston Brass have the credentials and history to deliver a unique evening of entertainment. From Costa Rica, Jose Sibaja, trumpet, has held positions with the Miami Symphony, Sinfonieta de Caracas and Orquesta Sinfonica Venezuela. He’s active in South Florida’s Latin music scene and toured the world in Ricky Martin’s band for eight years. Sibaja has performed …