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Crime: John Harvey's 'Darkness, Darkness' and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:03am
“Darkness, Darkness,” John Harvey’s final novel in his series featuring Inspector Charlie Resnick, strikes an elegiac tone.

Damon Galgut's 'Arctic Summer'

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:56am
Based on the life of E. M. Forster, this novel traces a struggle for liberation both on and off the page.

'The Undertaking,' by Audrey Magee

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:51am
A first novel set in World War II Germany.

'Consumed,' by David Cronenberg

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:48am
David Cronenberg’s debut novel centers on two journalists and their fascination with scandal and social media.

Open Book: Disquiet on the Set

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:43am
In “Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed,” the filmmaker talks about his notoriously volatile relationship with the actor Klaus Kinski, among many other subjects.

Letters: ‘World Order’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:43am
Readers respond to a recent review of Henry Kissinger’s “World Order” and more.

Inside the List

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:42am
Caitlin Doughty, whose “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” is No. 14 on the hardcover nonfiction list, is a young undertaker who has made it her mission to demystify death and promote a D.I.Y. approach to funerals.

'My Two Italies,' by Joseph Luzzi

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:42am
A son of Italian immigrants on his relationship with the ancestral homeland.

'Island of a Thousand Mirrors,' by Nayomi Munaweera

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:41am
Two families find themselves on opposite sides of Sri Lanka’s civil war in this debut novel.

'The Scatter Here Is Too Great,' by Bilal Tanweer

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:41am
An attack in Karachi reveals a web of lives connected by violence in this novel-in-stories.

'Against Football' and 'Why Football Matters'

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:59pm
Has our passion for football made us blind to the sport’s dark side?

Winter Park Resort holds job fair this weekend

Local News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:49pm
Winter Park Resort will host its 6th annual job fair on Sept. 27 at the West Portal Station. Attendees will be able to speak with resort employees and managers from multiple departments including food and beverage, rental and retail, lift operations, base services and lodging. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.winterparkresort.com. …

'A Deadly Wandering,' by Matt Richtel

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:46pm
A journalist examines a deadly accident and the risks of texting and driving.

'The Shifts and the Shocks,' by Martin Wolf

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:44pm
In “The Shifts and the Shocks,” Martin Wolf proposes drastic measures to try to prevent another financial crisis.

'Seven Bad Ideas,' by Jeff Madrick

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:43pm
In “Seven Bad Ideas,” Jeff Madrick argues that the failure of economists to address the 2008 financial crisis is rooted in decades of intellectual misconduct.

High tax revenues point to strong summer across Grand County

Local News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:41pm
It was quite a summer for the high country. Sales tax reports from July as well as anecdotal evidence suggest Grand County’s 2014 summer tourism season has been a strong rebound from years past. The narrative aligns with numbers from resorts across the Rockies, which have reported a robust summer season. DestiMetrics, a Denver-based company that tracks lodging occupancy and revenues for 19 mountain resorts, projected that the summer of 2014 would be a record breaker. And indeed it has been. Tax collections for July in Winter Park were the month’s highest in town history, according to the town’s July …

Grand Lake hydroelectric project moves to next step

Local News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:33pm
Hydroelectric power — It is a term that conjures notions of massive engineering efforts like the Hoover Dam. The hydroelectric power project being considered by the town of Grand Lake is of significantly smaller proportions. The hydroelectric project is still in initial stages of development and is some time away from the start of actual construction. Initial proposals place the hydro-generating unit within Grand Lake’s existing water treatment plant located north of downtown on the boundary with Rocky Mountain National Park. Grand Lake Town Manager David Hook said plans have been in the works for the past several years to …

Middle Park Homecoming kicks off Sept. 29

Local News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:17pm
Homecoming is upon us once again. During the week of Sept. 29, Middle Park will play host to a variety of sporting events and show their Panther spirit. Behind all the fun and games, a lot of work has to be put in to making Homecoming week a success. Homecoming week is easily the busiest time for the members of Student Council. They hold a number of responsibilities that help the week run smoothly. These students help with the planning of the Homecoming dance, they plan dress-up days, and they help find teachers willing enough to referee the Powder Puff …

Business workshops coming to Granby

Local News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:01pm
GRANBY — The Small Business Development Center has partnered with Grand County Economic Development Committee and all five of Grand County’s Chambers of Commerce. All of these organizations have been meeting bi-annually over the last two and half years to coordinate more business resources, events, and programs for local business owners in and around Grand County. “Business Model Canvas Strategy Workshops” will start Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 9-10:30 a.m. and focus on “Customer Engagement and Marketing Strategies,” facilitated by the engaging and interactive Colorado Small Business Development Consultant, Maureen “Mo” Kanwischer. Mo has helped many companies double their size. She …

Winter Park-Fraser Rotary donates to local organizations

Local News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 2:13pm
As Winter Park-Fraser Valley Rotary Club President Philip Naill will tell you, his organization donates a lot of money every year. And this year is no different. The Rotary Club has recently donated a total of $3,000 to two local organizations, in addition to funding other activities. The Rotary Club gave $2,000 to the Winter Park Ski Education Foundation, which provides money to help local junior winter athletes with training and travel expenses, and $1,000 to the Grand County Advocates, which provides counseling and shelter for women and children who are victims of physical and emotional abuse. The Rotary Club …
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