Day: September 7, 2017

Granby Trails and RV Resort

Vision for the Granby Trails and RV Resort a Reality. The Orvis/Shorefox property at the corner of Hwy34 and Hwy40 started as a dream nearly two decades ago by a group of investors that wanted to develop the 1500 acre parcel into a world class golf and fishing community.  The group sunk $60 million into the projects infrastructure before investor money fell short in 2007.  As the investment team tried to rally support, the economic bubble of 2008 burst and the investors were forced to abandon the project. Paul Chavoustie, Mayor of Granby knew the potential of the property...

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Ban The Bags

As I was driving between Winter Park and Fraser last week, I had to slow down to avoid an “urban tumbleweed” in flight across Highway 40. Having once seen a movie where a loose bag blocked a driver’s view and resulted in a horrific crash, I wanted to avoid that scenario at all costs.  It got me thinking about those pesky plastic bags. Like a lot of people I know, I carry a stash of reusable bags in my car and bring them in wherever I am shopping, whether it’s the grocery store or a retailer, I have collected...

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Community Briefs

NEW TRAILS IN THE FINAL STAGE The U.S. Forest Service’s Sulphur Ranger District has released its final decision for the Sulphur Ranger District Trails Smart Sizing Project. The decision approves up to 18 miles of new trail construction in the Winter Park and Fraser area, in addition to improved signage and enhanced trailheads. The project decision includes: • Adding approximately 8 miles of non-motorized trail; •  A portion of trail will be converted to an administrative use road which will be gated and not open for public use; • A portion of the trail that is now closed to...

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