Kim Cameron/Grand Gazette Our Community, Our News, Our Paper West Grand graduate Cody Mumma (orange shorts) knocked out his opponent Colton Vaughan in 11 seconds on Friday night at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield. Mumma “the Puma” is a mixed martial arts fighter. courtesy photo Thank you to the Kremmling Fire Department for opening their doors on Halloween night to offer games, glow in the dark necklaces, refreshments and a tour of the fire station. Thank you Kremmling Fire Department for making Kremmling, not just a town, but a community. Random Acts of Kindness The Cliffview Assisted Living Center created a Wall of Fame that listed names of veterans with family members that are either residents or staff members at Cliffview. (L to R) Veterans Adlor Mahon, Bruce Miller, Tom Stark, Grand County Director of Veteran Services Duane Dailey, and Tiny Gallager. November 13, 2014 Volume 1 Number 33 Rosalie Wilie enjoys treats at the Kremmling Fire Station open house on Halloween. Page 2 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Letters to the Editor | con’t on page 6 Photo credit Dalene Harthun Marissa Lorenz/Grand Gazette Undersheriff John Stein and Sheriff Rod Johnson continue to smile throughout the November 4 election even though challenger Brett Schroetlin continued to carry the majority of votes throughout the evening. Schroetlin will be sworn into office on January 13 at the Court House in Hot Sulphur Springs. Stein thanks community and supporters Thank you to all; all of my family, all of my co-workers and team members, all of my supporters, and all of the friends and neighbors in the County. I especially want to thank my family. I cannot thank my wife and children enough, all who were very understanding and reserved through a long and challenging campaign for County Sheriff. I am ever so indebted and grateful to my love, my wife, Heather. To my children, your hard work and assistance has been a real life education and experience that we will never forget. Your tireless dedication during a difficult endeavor and your support of my goal is a great success, regardless of the outcome and loss of the election. The ups and downs, the twists and turns, the long hours and short summer campaigning is encouraging and inspiring to many. It is especially dear to me that our family spirit will not be broken or fractured through trials and tribulations. Persevering, overcoming, adjusting, and creating success after failure is an attribute many not only envy, but are honored to have learned and experienced. The sacrifices that many have made were not for nothing, will not be forgotten, and will help to better the community through open discussion and voicing of opinions. These differences in opinions and views are what make us American, enjoying our Freedoms and way of life here in God’s Country, Grand County. I was honored to congratulate Sheriff elect Brett Schroetlin last Wednesday, the day after the election. That Wednesday evening, we even worked a call for service under one goal and direction together, serving and protecting our community. A fellow team member noted that it was paradoxical that on the call, Brett was working under my command and yet, in the near future I would be working under his command. I replied that regardless of who is in command, we are all working for the great people in our community, the people of Grand County. As public servants, we advocate for one common goal, working together professionally in serving and protecting Grand County. While we have had and argued our differences of opinions, I am asking all to set aside differences that remain and work together to reunite our Community, our Sheriff’s Office, and our common goals to protect, serve, and better the community that we all love and cherish. With new challenges and change, there will be difficult times. During difficult times, there will be compromises, bridging of differences, and new collaborations will be made. I will lead fellow team members, naysayers, and others to this new direction with open minds, open hearts, and compromise in coming together in comradery. Change creates many emotions and responses. Some are fear while others are elation, with everything in between. Captivating these emotions will help drive each other towards success. We all have many exciting endeavors to look forward to. Over the next few months, National Geographic will be filming our community policing style of law enforcement for an international television show. I am very excited to have worked on this project, been selected, and able to see this come to fruition. This is not just an opportunity for the Sheriff’s Office to shine, it is an incredible opportunity to showcase all that our community has to offer. This includes our natural beauty, our business community, our outdoor industry and offerings, as well as our cozy towns and community we love. With this being about our community and a true “bigger picture”, I too look forward to the “bigger picture” of serving Grand County. Sincerely, John W. Stein The 99th Middle Park Fair& Rodeo Queen Kaylie Murphy (left) and Princess Erica Weimer (right) attended the Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows (CAFS) convention in Colorado Springs last week and had the opportunity to meet Miss Rodeo Colorado Rhianna Russell (center). Royalty thanks sponsors and fair board The Middle Park Fair & Rodeo royalty would like to thank our Fair Board for allowing us to go to the Colorado Association of Fairs and Shows Convention and helping us to pay for the trip. It was very educational and beneficial for us. Other royalty sponsors we would like to recognize are: Grand Hair Design and Tanning, WayWest Inc, Carquest of Granby and Fraser, Northwest Ranch Supply, Blue Valley Ranch, Windstorm Ranch, TDS Construction, Jackson Plumbing, Middle Park Meat, Town and Country Insurance, County Line Paint, Fraser Lions Club, Lazy Shamrock, Never Summer Construction, Mountain Parks Concrete, Penley Concrete Forming and Amber Thurow Photography. Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Kaylie Murphy, Erica Weimer and Dalene Harthun (royalty superintendent) Sunday Worship KREMMLING COMMUNITY CHURCH “Where God’s presence is transforming lives” Service: Sundays at 10:00 a.m. 4th St. and Eagle Ave. 970-724-3655 www.kremmlingcommunitychurch.org GORE RANGE BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday School - 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship Service - 10:00 a.m. Thursday Night Prayer - 6:30 p.m. Jesus said to them “Come and See” John 1:39 1117 Jackson Ave. - 970-724-9604 TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH Holy Eucharist/Morning Prayer 9:00 a.m. “Proclaiming the Good News” 9th St and Central Ave. - 970-724-3626 This Ad Size is 2 Column by 4" or 4.24" by 4" Page 3 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Marissa Lorenz/Grand Gazette Marissa Lorenz/Grand Gazette Davy Jones stands and is recognized along with all of the other veterans present for their years of service in the United States armed forces. The annual Veterans’ Breakfast held at the Snow Mountain Ranch brought together veterans from across the county. In concluding the annual event, veterans lined up for gratitude and high-fives from other attendees, including the Granby Minnesingers at the conclusion of their heartwarming performance of military songs and Lean on Me. Holiday Open House Eliminate High Heating Bills! Saturday, November 22, 2014 1:00 - 5:00 pm Hosted by Flowers by Marcia Come see all the new Christmas arrivals! Enjoy prize giveaways, treats & hot cocoa! Don’t wait any longer! 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Savings shown is onand an E-ClassicParts 3200 model. for all stoves! value C PL E T OM “Everything E 13-2007 • • Custom Homes, Additions, Remodeling & Commercial Work Conventional Framing & Log Homes Decks, Kitchens & Baths Chicken Coops • • • • Log Restoration - Exterior & Interior Finishes ICF Homes & Foundations ICF Safe & Fire rooms / Bunkers Everything - Concrete to Finish Work (subcontracting available) www.CCinGrandCo.com Page 4 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Kremmling Character: Rachelle (Shelly) McManus Hello everyone! Welcome to my Healthful Tidbits corner! Look for me every other week for great info on food, fitness, and wellness! How many of you have heard of dry needling? You may have heard of this new technique, but may not know much about it. What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a treatment that uses small filiform needles to release tight muscles with the goal of permanently reducing muscle pain and dysfunction. This technique is not being used by many physical therapists to effectively treat acute and chronic orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. Cordie Steele Exercise Physiologist Is dry needling painful? For most people, there is little to no discomfort with the insertion of the needle. However, once the needle hits the trigger point (muscle knot), you may experience a “twitch response”, feeling like a quick muscle cramp. Following this technique, muscle soreness can be felt for 24-48 hours after treatment. The application of heat, exercising, and drinking plenty of fluids can help reduce soreness. What is Dry Needling Effective For? Running Injuries • • • • • by Christie Parrott Rachelle McManus knows the Wild, Wild West! Before she developed the Hodown Apparel line and opened her successful business here in Kremmling, Mcmanus was involved in FIVE Las Vegas take-down robberies. “No one got hurt, but I remember thinking, when is this going to be over?” McManus shares. McManus lived in Las Vegas for 22 years, where she worked in banking and finance. “I wasn’t always the rodeo ho!” she jokes. Shelly McManus teaches beginning yoga on Tuesdays While in Vegas, McManus in the Bumgarner building at 5:30 p.m. Courtesy photo. took boxing with a personal trainer, who recommended yoga to beauty of the area and the fantastic time I’d improve her flexibility. She fell in love always had helped me to decide to move with it. McManus certified as an instructor here.” in 2010, but felt the 36-hour course wasn’t McManus opened Hodown Apparel’s enough, so she flew to India and trained for flagship store this past May, and these days an additional 200 hours. “Yoga provides a you can see her knee-deep in snowmobile focused center,” McManus explains. gear for winter. “I love the store. It was Speaking of center, McManus important for me to have a place for locals genuinely feels like Kremmling is “the that offers great selection and prices.” center of the universe!” McManus often Whether you want to learn how to drove through Kremmling to visit friends balance your accounting books or even on her way to various shows in Grand balance one on your head, McManus is County. “It was the Trough Road that absolutely a Kremmling character with a sucked me in,” McManus explains. “The lot to share. Achilles Tendonitis Shin Splints Plantar Fasciitis (Foot Pain) IT Band Syndrome Hamstring Strain Neck and Shoulder Pain • • • • • • • Disk and Nerve problems Neck pain TMJ Migraines/Headaches Rotator Cuff Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) Upper Back and Shoulder Low Back and Hip Pain • • • • • Low Back pain Herniated or Bulging Disk Sciatica Stenosis Scoliosis Dry Needling is now being offered at Middle Park Medical Center! Be sure to check back in two weeks for some more great tidbits! Until next time… Cordie Cordie Steele [email protected] Exercise Physiologist, MPMC-Granby & Kremmling “Disclaimer: Please consult with your medical provider if you have any medical conditions for any special considerations or exceptions.” Peanut Butter Is peanut butter a good superfood to highlight? It does contain over 19 vitamins and minerals, two grams of fiber, seven grams of protein, and no cholesterol - all in just the very small two tablespoon serving size. The catch is that in two tablespoons you also get 190 calories and 16 grams of fat. I believe peanut butter can be a great choice for toddlers and kids, adults needing a calorie boost, and those that can control their portions. Also, it is a great nutrition bang for your buck. You get all this nutrition at just $0.18 per serving. Last Time ‘Round THRIFT SHOP Kremmling Town Square 970-724-2912 Happy Thanksgiving Come check out all of our Holiday items! Page 5 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net High speed chase demonstrates cooperative effort At about 6:20 p.m. on November 5, a Trooper with the Colorado State Patrol (you may have to call CSP to get the best details) attempted to stop a vehicle on the west end of Byers Canyon on highway 40. The driver left his car and took off on foot. Colorado State Patrol requested assistance in locating the driver. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Granby Police Department, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Union Pacific assisted in locating and arresting the driver. The driver was arrested at approximately 7:42 p.m. Christopher Carnahan, 30 year old Granby male, was booked into the Grand County Jail by the Colorado State Patrol on charges of driving under the influence, a misdemeanor; speeding, a traffic infraction A; vehicular eluding, a class five felony; resisting arrest, a class two misdemeanor; reckless endangerment, a class three misdemeanor; reckless driving, a class two traffic offense; and driving when license revoked, a misdemeanor. Sanitation District budget update The Kremmling Sanitation District is nearing completion of its budget preparation for the 2015 fiscal year. The proposed budget was discussed during the public hearing at the November 10 board meeting. The budget summarizes the revenues and expenses the district expects during 2015. A rate increase for the monthly service charges for residential and commercial customers has been proposed as part of the budget. The monthly rates are proposed to increase $1.00 per month for all customers to $39.00 per month. The overage charge for commercial customers is proposed to increase by $1.50 to $4.50 per thousand gallons of water used over the base amount of 6,000 gallons per month. The board continued the rate increase public hearing to the December 8, 2014 meeting at 7:15 pm. The public is encouraged to look over the proposed budget and provide comments to the Board. Copies of the proposed budget are available at the Town Hall. Final adoption of the 2015 budget will be at the December 8, 2014 Board meeting. Any new rates adopted would be effective December 16, 2014. Any customer within the district may, at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget, provide comments or suggestions on the budget. For further information on the proposed rate increases or the proposed budget, please contact Rich Rosene, District Manager, at 724-3249. Marissa Lorenz/Grand Gazette GRAND PROFILE - Grand County Commissioner Elect Kris Manguso, County Community Development Director Ed Moyers, Kremmling Town Manager Mark Campbell, Grand Profile consultant Chris Cares of RRC Associates in Boulder and Peter Gach of the Grand County Board of Realtors participate in small group discussion at last week’s Grand Profile presentation at Ski Granby Ranch. Preliminary data was presented last week from the information collected to date by the Grand Profiles residential and business surveys. Surveys are still being collected and can be completed by visiting http:// grandforbusiness.com/facts-figures/ grand-profile There's still time to register to attend this year’s final Health Equity Learning Series luncheon on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, with a presentation from Dolores E. Roybal and Yvonne Sandoval. Dolores E. Roybal (left), PhD, MSW, is executive director of the Con Alma Health Foundation, a health equity funder with a focus on serving rural, tribal and culturally diverse communities in New Mexico. A New Mexico native, Dr. Roybal currently serves on the boards of Grantmakers in Health and the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers, and is a senior fellow with the New Mexico Center for the Advancement of Research, Engagement and Science on Health Disparities. Yvonne Sandoval (right), MSW, is executive director of El Valle Women’s Collaborative, which works toward economic development and health and wellness in northern New Mexico. She co-founded and led Sixth Sun Consulting, which served over 70 local and national nonprofit and for-profit organizations. A Colorado native with family roots in New Mexico, she also serves as an adjunct faculty at the University of Denver. Dr. Roybal and Ms. Sandoval will discuss their experience in addressing health inequities in rural communities, specifically highlighting key challenges and potential solutions. WHEN: Wednesday, November 19th 11:15-12:30 – Speaker viewing begins at 11:30 WHERE: MPMC-Kremmling 214 S. 4th St Kremmling, CO 80459 LUNCH PROVIDED ~ Please let us know if you have any special dietary needs. Register for the luncheon by Monday, November 17th by contacting Elizabeth Hutches at 724-3148 or emailing [email protected] The Colorado Trust – www.coloradotrust.org Thanksgiving Centerpieces Order today for that special cook! Flowers by Marcia 202 Park Ave., Kremmling, CO 80459 | (970) 724-1185 Page 6 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Letters to the Editor continued Campbell encourages community to stay informed and come together WOW, what a day November 4, 2014 was, it looks like it will go down in history as one of the most volatile campaigns and most voted elections, locally, statewide and nationally, in many years. This was a mid-term election, just think what the 2016 election will bring to us. Speaking of history, remember all that we have been through these past few months IS HISTORY. Maybe your candidate won or maybe they lost. Now is the time we must set those feelings and emotions aside and come together. We must come together behind the winning candidate and support them. Let them know what we think and what we would like to see done. If needed remind them how they got there and how we can send them home. Remember our system of government is still the best in the world. We each have a vote and need to exercise that right as was done on November 4, 2014. We need to keep that passion burning in the upcoming elections locally, statewide and nationally. Those elected need to remember we voted them in and we can vote them out. So, as we look forward to the 2016 elections, do your home work starting today so you can be an informed voter in 2016. Ask those tough questions of the candidates as they start to make themselves known. We as citizens of the United Sates of America can and should hold our elected leaders feet to the fire. They work for us and sometimes need to be reminded of that fact. I have heard many people talk about different legislation and government actions that have been forced on them. Many have talked about the Constitution and our rights being altered and taken away by the chosen few in Washington. If we work hard and work together we can bring about the change we want to see. If we sit in our overstuffed chair watching TV or playing video games, we will not bring about change. If you have not read the Constitution of the United States of America and the Bill of Rights or it has been a long time since you have, take time to do it today. Remember it is OUR country and they are OUR elected leaders and THEY need to follow the desires of those who elected them. Be an informed citizen and VOTE. Jim Campbell Hubert, NC Photo courtesy of Omni Real Estate The 10th Annual Omni Real Estate Great Pumpkin Giveaway Coloring Contest Winners!! (L to R) Lachelle Lee, Isaiah Longwedel, Zeke Seltzer, Bella Ilgner, Jasmine Galloway, Parker Monk, Caitlyn Corcoran, Hannah Gale, Amara Miranda & Drew Gilley. Our giveaway was a HUGE success thanks to Kremmling Mercantile, Walgreens, Target in Silverthorne, Walmart in Frisco, City Market in Granby and West Grand K-8 for all their generous donations. Thank you Kremmling for your participation and support!!! Keeping LIFE Grand SPECIALTY PHYSICIAN SCHEDULE Dr. Wiebe General Surgery Dr. Pendleton Urology Dr. Wiebe General Surgery Dr. Baker Cardiology Dr. Meininger Orthopedics Dr. McCaulley Gastroenterology Dr. Meininger Orthopedics Dr. Bomberg Orthopedics Dr. McCaulley Gastroenterology Dr. Baker Cardiology Dr. Meininger Orthopedics Dr. Van Overen Urology Dr. Bomberg Orthopedics Dr. Paden Podiatry Dr. Tralla ENT Skye Richards, PA Dermatology Dr. McCaulley Gastroenterology Dr. Wiebe General Surgery Dr. McCaulley Gastroenterology Dr. Petersen OB/Gyn Happy Thanksgiving Dr. Paden Podiatry GRANBY: 970.887.5800 | KREMMLING: 970.724.3442 | WALDEN: 970.723.4255 Page 7 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Kim Cameron/Grand Gazette OPEN HOUSE - Over 50 people gathered for the Middle Park 4-H Open House last week. The informative session began with an overview of 4-H then allowed everyone to speak with existing clubs. The next 4-H open house will be in Granby on Wednesday, November 19. For more information, about 4-H and to enroll call 970-724-3436. Photo courtesy of Amber Lemon TOP-SELLER! Mason Lemon, Sharp Shooters 4-H member, was the top seller for raffle tickets and won a shooting vest for his efforts. Photo credit Karen Hammer Bucke t Time! CATCH-A-CALF PROJECT DEMONSTRATES IT’S A SMALL WORLD - Taylin Harthun went to pick up her 4-H steer for next fair. The steer was donated by Dave and Karen Hammer of the Peak Ranch. Coincidentally, the steer that was chosen by the Harthun family was from a cow from the Acord family in Yampa. Taylin had chosen a steer that was a direct descendant from her great grandpa’s herd. The Hammers had purchased cows from Duane Acord nine years ago. In another coincidence, Dave and Karen had also purchased four bulls from Taylin’s grandma, Francine Acord Brown of 191 Livestock “What is the chance that out of 1,100 cows we chose one from one of my grandpa’s cows when there was only 80 left, and that there is a large chance it is from my mother’s bull?” asked Taylin mom’s Dalene. (L to R) Dalene Harthun, Tally Harthun, Joe Harthun, Taylin Harthun and Dave Hammer. The Hereford cross in the background is Taylin’s new steer named Angus. Live here, play here, own here! Looking to buy or sell? Call Amber Lemon! Live here, play here, own here! 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Kay Townsend, Elizabeth Bauer and Emmylou Harmon were awarded with the extra MILE, or Motivational and Inspirational Leaders and Educators award for West Grand Elementary, Middle School and High School respectively. The new award is an especially notable privilege as the winners were peer-nominated. “It is very touching to be nominated by peers who understand what the work is,” observed Townsend, a West Grand second grade teacher. “It came at a perfect time. I am honored and rejuvenated by their support.” Of Townsend, coworkers praised her as, “consistently positive” and “always putting students first.” She was appreciated for her daily emails, which “encourage and elevate her colleagues,” and her practice of 1 2 3 4 5 consistently “setting a high bar.” Teachers at West Grand Middle School nominated English teacher Liz Bauer as a teacher of excellence for her willingness to “always help out and volunteer her time” in supporting kids. She was recognized as being “quick to give advice,” “not afraid to ask questions,” and “a shining example of what we hope our young ladies to become.” Emmylou Harmon, West Grand math and science teacher, was celebrated by her coworkers as being “irreplaceable.” “She works harder than three teachers combined,” nominating comments read, identifying her greenhouse sale, experiential field trips and teacher potlucks as examples of how she “makes the whole school.” In addition to the award and recognition in front of their Northwest Colorado regional colleagues, the teachers each received a $100 Amazon gift card to be used on what they wish – “preferably something to treat themselves,” said Suzanne Stuart of the NW Colorado BOCES. 6 7 8 9 0E FRE JILLY’S CUSTOMER APPRECIATION Pick up your Punch Card today!! 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WestGrandActivitySchedule Thursday, November 13 • 7:30 pm, Youth Group, MS Friday, November 14 • 7:45 am- 12 pm, Kremmling Rec - Silverthorne Swimming, Meet at K-8 Saturday, November 15 • 6 pm, AWANA, K-8 bldg East Entrance, Mustache Night Monday, November 17 • 4:15 - 5:30 pm, CATCH Session Two Starts, K8 Tuesday, November 18 • 3:00 - 4:30 pm, ABC Fundraising Pick Up, K8 Science Lab • 4 pm, Homework Club, MS • 4:30 pm, MS Boys Basketball @ Steamboat Springs Wednesday, November 19 • 4:15 pm, Girl Scouts Meeting, K8 Community Room Thursday, November 20 • 4:30 pm, MS Boys Basketball @ Home vs Hayden • 7:30 pm, Youth Group, MS SAVE THE DATE • Nov 26....Thanksgiving Break Starts • Nov 27....Thanksgiving • Dec 4......Create a Craft Night, K8 • Dec 6......Kremmling Preschool Craft Fair FOR YOUR INFORMATION • Youth Basketball League Registration Now Being Taken, Town and County Insurance Proud West Grand Sponsors Local agent, local service, competitive rates and leading insurance carriers. 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(L to R) Kassidy Ramirez, Marilyn Modak, Charlee Manguso and Robert Amaro. Photo credit Emmylou Harmon HerWorld STEM day - The young ladies attended DeVry HerWorld STEM conference and met with women that currently work in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. They learned what types of skills were needed, about their college lives and their current and past employee responsibilities. The ladies then listened to two wonderful keynote speakers and built a recording device with snap circuitry. After the conference we attend a Hammond’s Candy Tour and learned about candy making. Photo credit Emmylou Harmon TULIP BULBS TO BLOOM IN SPRING- Victor Castillo, Kayla DeSanti and Mahae Gish plant red tulips in honor of Red Ribbon Week and to pledge a drug-free lifestyle. * Candy *Baskets West Grand School District Menu Monday, November 17 Tuna Casserole, Peas & Carrots, Wheat Roll Tuesday, November 18 Beef Burrito, Refried Beans, Sour Cream & Salsa Wednesday, November 19 Chicken Parmesan on a Wheat Bun, Mixed Vegetables Thursday, November 20 Sloppy Joes on a Wheat Bun, Corn * Milk, Fruit & Salad Bar provided daily **Sponsored by Our Hometown Bank** *Jewelry *Baked Goods *Blankets *Soaps *Clothes *Decor *Books *much More! Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Santa from 10:00-2:00 Silent Auction West Grand High School Sponsored by and benefitting the: Page 10 West Grand middle school boys basketball experience strong season The West Grand boys played SoRoCo at home on November 6. The 6th graders won 24-12, 7th graders lost 16-22 and the 8th graders won 47-40. The boys then traveled to Hayden on Saturday, November 8 and came home with a sweep. The 6th graders won 19-4, 7th graders won 35-12 and the 8th graders won 37-20. The Colts also played November 11. The 6th & 7th graders traveled to North Park and both came away with a win. Sixth graders won 16-13, and 7th graders won 22-16. The 8th graders traveled to East Grand and also won 32-30 in a nail bitter. GRAND GAZETTE www.grandgazette.net CPW reminds boaters to winterize boats Photo credit Cassidy Henderhan Eighth graders Luis Dominguez (23) and Tom Henderhan (1) connect with an inbound pass against East Grand. The Colts were victorious. Youth basketball league registrations The Grand County Youth Basketball League is now taking registrations for the league which begins with practices on Monday, January 5, 2015. This league is open to all children in 3rd through 6th grade, with practices during the week and five Saturdays of games. The games will start November 13, 2014 on Saturday, January 24, with February 28 being the final game day. Registrations are now being taken until teams are full. For more information on the league, league fees, or to register, please call your local recreation office - Kremmling Town Hall at 724-3249. Garlic Mushroom Ribeyes 4 boneless ribeye steaks (1 inch thick) 4 – 8 garlic cloves, peeled & sliced 1 lb fresh sliced mushrooms 3 Tbsp beef broth 4 Tbsp butter divided ¼ tsp pepper 1/8 tsp salt Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, melt 1 Tbsp butter. Cook the steaks for 2 minutes on each side or until meat reaches doneness you prefer. (medium rare , med or well done). Remove and keep warm. In same skillet, cook the garlic in 1 Tbsp butter for two minutes. Remove garlic and set aside. Add mushrooms and remaining butter to skillet; sauté for 5 minutes and then stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir over high heat until liquid is absorbed. Add reserved garlic and stir all together. Serve over your steaks and enjoy. Boats can be a big investment that pays great dividends if properly maintained (think fun, sun, family, and friends!). Before its too late, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) reminds Coloradoans to winterize boats prior to storage so dividends of fun keep paying when the boat is back on the water. “Boaters are rightfully anxious to get back on the water Kim Cameron/Grand Gazette in the spring,” says CPW Boating Safety Manager Kris Wahlers Boats are tucked away for the winter and ice “It can be really disappointing fishing and snowmobiling enthusiasts greet the when they find out their boat first snows of the winter. isn’t working because of a mechanical issue. A stalled boat is not only for professional advice or assistance. inconvenient and usually costly, it could be Completing smaller services like these now can help to avoid serious problems a big safety problem too.” CPW’s Boating Safety Program next spring. •Store the boat safe. Keep the boat suggests several ways to winterize boats. covered, wrapped or indoors to prevent •First, it is important to get water accumulation of water or snow. If snow out before a hard freeze (temperatures collects on the cover, knock it off before at or below 28 degrees Fahrenheit or -2 it gets too heavy as it could break the degrees Celsius). If water is inside a sealed windshield. container, it won’t necessarily evaporate “This is also a great time too get your and needs to be drained. If not drained, the water turns to ice at these temperatures 2015 boating registration,” adds Wahlers. causing expansion and possible damage “Registering your boat now or over the to the container. If that container is the winter will ensure you have registration in engine, manifolds, water pumps, ballast hand and ready go for the first trip of the tanks, or bilge, there will be a lot of repairs season!” to be done before any future boating. Ensuring your boat is registered •Another winterizing task is to put prevents an unwanted investment in the appropriate amount of marine fuel additional fees and fines. stabilizer in the tank and top it off. This Learn more http://cpw.state.co.us/ helps keep the water out and fuel healthy thingstodo/Pages/boat.aspx. as the boat sets for a few months without Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages the engine running. Adding an additive 42 state parks, more than 300 state wildlife to the fuel and fogging the cylinders also areas, Colorado’s wildlife, and a variety of helps to keep the engine in good condition outdoor recreation. Get your CPW park as well. passes, camping, recreational vehicle •Finally, change the oil and gear lube registration and hunting and fishing prior to winter boat storage. Getting out licenses online at cpw.state.co.us. the old lubricants also helps to get out Like us on Facebook at https://www. any water that may have collected there. facebook.com/ColoradoParksandWildlife Restoring oil and lube to proper levels Follow us on Twitter @ ensure the water stays out. When draining COParksWildlife fluids, be sure to look for metal shavings For more news about Colorado Parks or signs of water, so they can be addressed and Wildlife go to: http://cpw.state.co.us prior to storage. If there just doesn’t seem For more information about Colorado to be time to winterize your boat, the tasks Parks and Wildlife go to: http://cpw.state. seem daunting, or a serious issue arises, co.us. call your local factory authorized center Congratulations to Grand County’s athletes for a wonderful season, and memorable broadcasts from James Newberry and Gary Redfield! Stay tuned for upcoming sports broadcasts for the winter season. Live Broadcast on KRKY are made possible by our supportive local sponsors: Grand Mountain Bank, Mountain Parks Electric, Alpine West Oﬃce Supply, Town & Country Insurance, and Brickhouse 40. Tune in to KRKY ‘Colorado Country’ at 930 AM, 101.9 FM, or alwaysmountaintime.com/krky Page 11 GRAND GAZETTE Pee Wee Assisted 1. Markey Hren 2. Riley Mahon 3. Bayley Frazier Pee Wee Unassisted 1. Penny Myer 2. Tally Harthun 3. Stran Lechman 4. Flint Krempin 5. Kenna Wall 6. Sego Krempin 7. Quinn Miller 8. Lexi Petefish 9. Teagan Bruchez Mini 1. Sage Lechman 2. Foster Krempin 3. Taylin Harthun 4. Sara Lechman 5. Audrey Wheatley 6. Allie VanBemmelen 7. Grace Wahl 8. Lucy Bruchez 9. Taylor Martinson 10. Aspyn Frazier 11. Caitlyn Corcoran 12. Haley Miller Junior 1. Maddie VanBemmelen 2. Emma DeSanti 3. Bailey Martin Intermediate 1. Brianna Swope 2. Madison DeCicco 3. Emma Auger 4. Jacey Murphy 5. Kayla DeSanti 6. Bixby Daugherty November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Bits N’ Spurs Final Standings Adult 1. Amanda Hren 2. Kelly Palmer 3. Sheridan Myer 4. Tracy Frazier 5. Holly Hester 6. Dalene Harthun Senior 1. Helen Royal 2. Sarah Miller 3. Jessie Schultz 4. Angel DeCicco 5. Julie Martin 6. MJ Skelly 7. Michele DeSanti Senior + 1. Sheri Palmer 2. Audrey Schultz 3. Jeannine Jones 4. Shirl Rogers 5. Anne Auger Photo credit Jessie Schultz MINI GROUP - (Top L to R) Taylor Martinson, Grace Wahl, Audrey Wheatley, Foster Krempin, Sara Lechman, Allie VanBemmelen, Sage Lechman (Bottom L to R) Caitlyn Corcoran, Luci Bruchez, Aspyn Frazier and Haley Miller. The Bits N’ Spurs gymkhana series is made possible by organizers Audrey Schultz and Jessie Schultz, and the following who have donated their time and money - Grand Foundation, Lion’s Club Foundation of Fraser Valley, Blue Valley Ranch, Todd & Amanda Hammerlund, ATH Specialties, Northwest Ranch Supply, Almgren Family, Central Colorado Vet Service Dr. Annie Schultz DVM, Duane & Jeannine Jones, Sheridan Myer & Family, Kittie Docheff Family, The Auger Family, Carquest Parts & Equipment, The DeCicco Family, The Harthun Family, Grand Hair Design & Tanning, Elaine Henrekin, Indian Creek Leather Company, Rick and Amanda Wahl, The Martin Family, Ozzie’s Underground, Curt & Jane Reed, Troublesome Horse Rescue, Sue Pratt, The Lechman Family, Grand Appraisal Service, Markey/Hren/French families, High Country Stampede & Winter Park Horseman’s Association - Janet Engel, Helen Royal, Top Knot Engineering, Tish & Tony Krempin, Rocky Mountain Scents by Dalene, Jim Higginbotham, The DeSanti Family, Grand County Road & Bridge, Murdoch’s, Heather Hutchison in Silverthorne, Grand County Board of County Commissioners, Lurline Underbrink Curran, Murphy’s Irish Pub, Todd & Taura Perdue, Perdue Specialties, MJ Skelly & Lily, Bixby Daugherty, John & Tasha Miller, Bernie, Chris & Jacey Murphy, One More Truck –Trey Linke Family, Sarah and Dave Miller Family, Colorado Custom Service, Tracy Frazier Family, Shirl Rogers, Guy Granger, Laura VanBemmelen, Caroline Smith, Travis Hoelesi, Caitlyn Taussig and Pat Pryor. Photo credit Jessie Schultz Peewee winners Markey Hren and Riley Thank you, Grand County voters! -Thanks to my campaign team for all your hard work and support. -Thank you Sheriﬀ Rod Johnson for your service to Grand County. -Thank you John Stein for your personal commitment to this election. BRETT SCHROETLIN Grand County Sheriff Elect Going to work for all of Grand County Tri -River Ace 720 Tyler Ave. | Kremmling 970-724-9325 Same Day Service from Denver on Special Ordered Parts IN STORE WINNER EVERY DAY! ~Welding Gases & Supplies ~Hydraulic Hoses Made SAVE THE DATE! ~ Marine Par ts ~Trailer Par ts ~Batteries ~Heav y Duty Truck , Trac tor & Industrial Par ts ~BG Produc ts Ladies Night Friday, November 21st, 6-8 pm Chocolate Decadence & More! Page 12 GRAND GAZETTE www.grandgazette.net November 13, 2014 Meeting the Need: Building Capacity for Early Childhood, Economic Growth in Grand County by Katy Lois, MPH With the closure of multiple childcare providers in the last year, parents of young children are struggling to find accessible, high-quality childcare in Grand County. The need to build early childhood capacity has become increasingly dire, and yet the problem often goes unlabeled as an issue of Grand County’s economic development. Nonetheless, several leaders are joining together to invest in further growth of the local early childhood system, highlighting the effects it will have on our workforce and general community immediately as well as in coming years. Defining the Need Understanding the need to build early childhood capacity begins in an examination of the data. The population of children aged 0 to 5 in Grand County is estimated at 658. That said, the current number of licensed childcare slots in Grand County is 263 and dropping, down over 18% from last year. Statistically, this means that there is now only one childcare slot for every 2.5 children aged 0-5 in the community. Such a ratio is, itself, inadequate to meet the needs of the community, but when other real-life logistics are factored in, however, the access situation is actually much worse. Consider the county’s dispersed geography, for example. If a family is living and working in Winter Park, but the nearest open childcare slot is in Kremmling, that family would have to drive 191 miles every day just to drop off and pick up their child. This can hardly be considered accessible. Moreover, not every slot is available for every child. Depending on the policies and licensing of each childcare center, slots are designated for infants, toddlers, walking toddlers, potty-trained toddlers, or preschoolers. So the age and developmental stage of a child limits the number of available childcare slots even further. In fact, at the moment there is not a single licensed infant slot available in Grand County, creating a crisis situation for those who have or are about to have a baby. There are also no licensed providers offering evening or weekend care in the county, a fact that is particularly devastating to the many parents working in the tourism industry. In addition to the limited availability of licensed childcare is the cost. This June, the Colorado Children’s Campaign, the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, and Qualistar Colorado released a report documenting Grand County as having the 5th highest childcare costs of any county in Colorado (comparing the average cost of care to the median income for a married couple). This means that, on average, obtaining childcare in Grand County costs couples 14.81% of their combined income. When the limited availability of nearby slots is paired with these high costs, the overall accessibility of childcare for families in the community drops further. Weighing the Need The numbers are clear: the situation is grim for working parents of young children in Grand County. Yet this is much more than a parent problem. In fact, the full repercussions of this situation ripple out to the entire community. This is because early childhood, from a community perspective, is largely an issue of economic development. Parents comprise a large percentage of the community’s viable workforce, and hence the well-being of our local economy depends on them. Yet without accessible childcare available for their children; absenteeism, tardiness, and turnover rates abound. Without a high-quality, stable environment for their children; calls from home, stress, and other distractions are causing drops in onthe-job productivity for the large parent sector of the workforce. In some cases, even if high-quality, nearby childcare is available for a parent, the cost of care is so high relative to their wages that the parent is actually losing money by continuing to work. Instead of contributing to the economy, capable workers in the community are remaining unemployed, simply because it would be irrational for them to “pay” to work. Then there is the issue of attracting and keeping professional talent in the community, yet few working professionals with a family choose to move and stay in a place where there is nowhere for their child to go. Jessica Smolleck, Childcare Resource and Referral Specialist for Grand Beginnings, has the data to show that these situations are more than mere suppositions. “Right now, Grand County is in a childcare crisis.” She remarks, “In the last six months, I have received at least 30 contacts from parents trying to find care for their child. The year is only halfway over, and already the number of calls is over 300% the total in 2012. Parents are panicking. They call me up all excited about a new job offer, then hang up exasperated. In their view, the job isn’t available to them until accessible childcare is also available.” Yet these are only the immediate effects of Grand County’s early childhood situation, since the community-wide effects of the early childhood system are generational as well. Research shows that every $1 dollar invested in early childhood brings $10 back to a community, a return on investment higher than that averaged in both the stock and real estate markets. Young children in Grand County are more than just tiny beings that require supervision. They are investments, and they will form the workforce that determines the future success of this community. This means, however, that we need more than just childcare for these individuals, we need high-quality early education to be accessible for masses of young children in Grand County. Without it, the overall efficiency of our economy and development of our community is hindered, now and into the future. Addressing the Need Leaders in the county not only recognize the importance of this issue, but have mobilized in search of viable solutions. Action is forthcoming. Recognizing the degree to which their local economy stands to prosper, the Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce is increasingly focusing on the issue of early childhood. Grand Lake is currently without a single licensed childcare provider, meaning that families there must either stay home with their kids, drop their kids off at a neighbor’s house, or drive 64 to 124 miles each day to find the nearest early childhood center. Entering into meetings with Grand Beginnings, Grand Lake has been identified as having an open market for high-quality childcare. “It’s about ensuring healthy development of children in the area, but it’s also about local job creation for a committed individual,” stated Grand Beginnings in a presentation to the Chamber’s Board, “We have resources available to those who are interested--professional development scholarships, start-up funds, and free quality improvement coaching. The trick in a rural community is finding interested and dedicated entrepreneurs.” Eternal Hills Christian Preschool has partnered with Grand Beginnings to create four new infant slots opening up this month, increasing infant childcare capacity by 20% in Grand County. Made possible via a grant partnership between Grand Beginnings and Grand County Social Services, Eternal Hills is receiving approximately $12,000 to open two new classrooms by January 2015 to build further capacity for infant and toddler care. The expansion has already added one new staff member and will create up to five more early childhood jobs the county by the time the project is finished. Besides Eternal Hills, Grand Beginnings is arranging to allocate funds to assist with the opening of two new licensed childhood providers in high-need areas of the county. The organization is also in the process of administering $14,000 to fund the quality improvement and rating process for six other Grand County early childhood providers, a testament to the fact that it isn’t just about sheer capacity, but the quality of care that can be maintained at that capacity. “The need to bolster the early childhood system in Grand County still exists, but with that need lies many opportunities which we are working to advance,” Grand Beginnings issued in a general statement, “It’s best for the children of our community but also for our local economy. The sooner employers and other leaders in the community capitalize on this concept, the better for all of us.” For more information on this subject, contact Grand Beginnings at 970-725-3391 or [email protected] grandbeginnings.org Page 13 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Tree Seedlings For Sale Listed below are the real estate transactions recorded with Grand County during the month of October in Kremmling and Old Park. This information was provided by RE/ Max Red. Kremmling 1) Seller – Express Homes LLC to Buyer - Gavlin Holms Bohall Price - $165,000 in Gore City 2) Seller – Joseph G Berger to Buyer - Adam R Tanton Price - $139,000 in Grand West 3) Seller – Roy N Enter to Buyer- Highlands Investment Group Price - $154,000 in Gore Range Old Park 1) Seller – Elizabeth C Weber to Buyer - From Up Above Inc Price - $217,000 in Old Park This information was obtained from the Grand County Clerk and Recorder for dates 10/1/14 to 10/31/14, all reported sales were not necessarily listed or sold by Re/Max Red and are intended only to show trends in the area. Re/Max Red looks forward to providing you sales information The Middle Park Conservation District is once again offering tree seedlings for sale to landowners wishing to conserve their properties. Seedlings are grown at the Colorado State Forest Service Nursery in Fort Collins and can be purchased in bulk for really low prices. Seedlings come in packages of 1, 10, 25, 30, or 50 trees and range in size from 5 inches to 14 inches tall. There is no minimum acreage size, so landowners of all sizes can purchase seedlings. There are also some new variety packs, tall potted trees, and perennials available for sale this year that haven’t been offered in the past. Tree seedlings can be utilized for a variety of conservation projects. They can help stabilize soil on barren ground or steep slopes; reestablish logged forests; or grow up to be living windbreaks for livestock or households. Tree seedlings will be available for purchase through the Middle Park Conservation District until next spring; however, some species in particular sell out quickly. Thus, it is best to ORDER SOONER RATHER THAN LATER. All trees will be delivered to Grand and Summit County in May 2015. Please contact Katlin Miller with the Middle Park Conservation District at 970.531.0127 or [email protected] com. You can also download the 2015 Order Form and Info Sheets at www. middleparkcd.com. Starla’s Kitchen Fr e s h C innam on R olls - M ade to Order Rebecca Guthrie, Broker / Owner (970) 485-4141, [email protected] or Amber Lemon, Associate Broker (970) 531-2149, [email protected] 1/2 dozen - $8.00 1 dozen - $15.00 Call or text Starla at 970-531-6517 S H Y O OT E K R U T Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 100 YD., 200 YD. SILHOUETTE SHOOT TRAP SHOOT MUZZLE SHOOT KIDS SHOOT All sighting in to be done by 10 a.m. M O E V V E A D! H E W We are now at 404 Park Avenue | Kremmling (across from our old location). Broker/Owner - Rebecca Guthrie | (O) 724-5813 | (C) 485-4141 27 Miles North of Silverthorne 11 Miles South of Kremmling at Mile Post 128.1 on Colorado Hwy 9 FOOD & BEVERAGE CONCESSIONS Sponsored by BLUE VALLEY SPORTSMAN’S CLUB for more information call Steve at 970-724-9368 Page 14 GRAND GAZETTE November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net Wolford Report | Salmon by Jeff Miller, Lake Skipper Now that’s a bucket of fish!!! Colorado State Parks & Wildlife have surpassed 1 million harvested Kokanee salmon eggs at Wolford. Fish biologist Jon Ewert is hoping Wolford produces 2 million eggs this year. That’s about what’s needed to stock Granby, Williams Fork, Green Mountain, and Wolford reservoirs in 2015. Folks receiving giveaway salmon need to be signed up at the main boat ramp by 9:30 am to receive fish, currently those days are Monday and Thursday. Fisherman are doing well on rainbows at the dam and the Day-Use Parking lot using salmon eggs. Kokanee salmon are being caught using slip bobbers with small pink jigs. Water level is 15 feet down and water temperature is very cold. Wolford discharge flow is 20 cfs. Have fun and good luck. Heritage Coalition Corner During the war, 1945 -1946, Kremmling and Fraser were the location of German prisoner of war camps. Prisoners in Fraser were used for lumber production and those located in Kremmling were used to cut and ship ice by rail, mostly to the Grand Junction area. The Heritage Coalition of Grand County consists of the Grand Lake Area Historical Society, Grand County Historical Association, Historic Fraser, Moffat Railroad Museum and Model Railroad Club, Grand County Characters, Trail River Ranch and Grand County Tourism Board. Life is Grand series by Mister V Page 15 GRAND GAZETTE Help Wanted F/T Custodian starting immediately. $11.10-$11.70 per hr. with benefits. Apply online at www.wgsd.us under Employment Opportunities. Open until filled. For more info call Jake Johnson at 970-275-5078. FULLTIME Mechanic needed at Mountain Park Concrete Call 970-887-3444 Prep Cook/ Dishwasher Needed at Quarter Circle Saloon PT Flex Schedule $10/hr, call Bob at 531-1441 Office Space for Lease on the town square in Kremmling. Over 1,300 sq ft with one large office or conference room and two regular offices. Also receptionist area with built in desk. Back room that can be used for office or storage area. Some storage in basement. Utilities are very reasonable. First month FREE RENT with one year lease. Call Jeff Pexton at 970-531-3109. 2bd/1bth Mobile Home for rent in Kremmling $625 a month + Gas/ Electric Background check required 251-455-3409 Quality Grass Hay One time-turner borrowed from young wizard. Running out of time fast. Please return yesterday Clean and Spacious “Lock off” Apartment in pvt home 1BR/1BTH 750 Sq FT • NS/NP • In Town off Hwy • Great views of the Cliffs $550 Month/ Yr Lease Rent includes all utilities Security Deposit REQ. 724-9089 Two Apartments for RENT: 106 Park St • Studio $350 • 1Bedroom $400 Call Bob 531-1441 Hay For Sale Lost It’s a Wrap! See Results in as little as 45 Minutes! Rentals West Grand Schools is now accepting apps for: certified weed free.Sm sq. 60-70 lb Early orders accepted. More info 970-531-7784 Manufactured Home for Sale Mobile Home for S a l e 14x70 model buddy, remodeled/ storage shed, 3bd/1& 1/2 Bath, 908 Central, Sp. 18, Kremmling $10,995. Call (970) 509-0601 Need a Holiday gift Idea? A subscription to the Grand Gazette Give the Gift of Community $52 for 1 year/$30 for 6 months. Please send payment and subscription request to Grand Gazette, PO Box 782, Kremmling, CO 80459. Name __________________________________________ Address __________________________________________ _____________________________________________ November 13, 2014 www.grandgazette.net FOR RENT OR SALE 3BD/1.5 BA House in HSS. $1000+utilities. NS/ NP. 1st & Dep. W/D Hookups. Avail. Oct. 1 Maria 970-531-3393 TIGHTENS, TONES AND FIRMS. Get the sexy body you deserve. LOOK YEARS YOUNGER with hydrated, smoother skin. REDUCES THE APPEARANCE OF CELLULITE. Call you local Kremmling Rep Rebecca Mannon 970-420-9741 SILVER SNEAKERS Let’s Get Moving! At CLIFFVIEW ASSISTED LIVING CENTER Thursdays 2:30 PM Cost $7.00 WITH FITNESS INSTRUCTOR REBECCA MANNON (970) 420-9741 INCREASE BALANCE STRENGTH LOW-IMPACT CLASS DESIGNED TO AID IN CIRCULATION, IMPROVE POSTURE AND FLEXIBILITY Move & Groove Exercise Class Starts Nov 19th atWednesdays 9:30am at Bumgarner Building. Cost: $7 a class Geared specifically for those exercisers just beginning, recovering from injuries and senior citizens Rebecca Mannon 970-420-9741 Page 16 Dates to Remember GRAND GAZETTE Send events and meetings to [email protected] or call 970-724-8977 www.grandgazette.net November 13, 2014 Happy Birthdays & Anniversaries Thursday, November 13 Trista McAdon Jim Coulter Thursday - November 13 • Children’s Story Hour, 10:15 am, Kremmling Library 724-9228 • Senior Luncheon, 12 pm, Senior Apts, Sloppy Joes, Scalloped Friday, November 14 Corn, Peas, Peaches, Granby 531-0290 Kremmling 724-9730 Danny Reynolds • Silver Sneakers Mimi Stout • Silver Sneakers, 2:30 pm, Cliffview Assisted Living Center Matt Hill • Zumba, 5:30 pm, Bumgarner Building. Mark Hill • Kremmling Fire Board Meeting, 6 pm, Fire Station Jimmer & Jerrie Baller • Krem. Preschool Board Meeting, 6 pm, Preschool Room • Directed Studio Art Class $6, 6-8 pm, GRAG Gallery, for Saturday, November 15 info call 531-3390 Gracean Hoesli Friday - November 14 Gracie Jo Gilmore • Water Aerobics, 8-9 am, Allington Inn Daniel E Off • Gore Range Artisans Group (GRAG), Beg Watercolor Larry Pope Class - 6 weeks $70, 10 am - 12 pm, GRAG Gallery, call for class information 531-3390 Sunday, November 16 • Sew it Seamz Rag Rug Class, 5 - 8 pm, Old Middle School Lyndee Jo Thomson in Kremmling, $55, for more info call 970-531-9534 Cindy Kassales = anniversary • Gallery Expansion Open House, 6 - 8 pm, Gore Range AJ Multerer = birthday (in memory) Artisan Gallery Jonathan Siefkin • GCHA Annual Meeting/Dinner, 6-9 pm, Snow Mountain Eylan Morales e-mail [email protected] Ranch Caroline Smith com or call 724-8977 to add Saturday - November 15 your special day to the calendar. Mitch Cunico • AWANA, 6 pm, K-8 bldg east entrance, Mustache Night/ Nichole Clark We’re Dotty for You Travis Smith Sunday - November 16 • See Page 2 Church Directory for Sunday School and Church Schedules Monday - November 17 The 2nd Annual talent show has been been moved to February. • DAC, 10:30 - 11:45 am, K8 Community Room Look for more details to come. • Senior Luncheon, 12 pm, Senior Apts, Beef Barley Soup, Egg Salad Sandwich, Fruit and Yogurt Parfait, Granby 531-0290, Krem 724-9730 • Zumba, 4:30 pm, Bumgarner Building • Kremmling Promotions Committee, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Chamber Building • Adult Pickleball, 6-8 pm, K8 Cafeteria Tuesday - November 18 • Board of County Commissioners Meeting, 8:30 am, County Admin Building, Hot Sulphur Springs • Senior Luncheon, Senior Apts, Turkey, Dressing, Green Bean Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, Pumpkin Bars, Granby 531-0290, Kremmling 724-9730 • Yoga, 5:30 pm, Bumgarner Building, Cost $7 Wednesday - November 19 • Three River Rec District Meeting, 11 am, Town Hall • Move & Groove, 9:30 am, Bumgarner Building • Health Equity Learning Series, 11:15 am - 12:30pm, MPMC-Krem. Reg. for luncheon by Nov 17 at 724-3148 • Piloxing, 5:30 pm, Bumgarner Building • Rotary, 6 pm, Allington Inn • VFW Ladies Auxiliary, 6 pm, HSS Court House • Kremmling Town Board Meeting, 6:30 pm, Town Hall Craft fair Saturday, December 6 from 9:00-3:00 (earlier for vendors). Early vendors fee $25 if paid by Nov. 17, and $30 • 4-H Open House, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Granby Community Center after Nov. 17. Pictures with Santa, silent auction, concessions. Thursday - November 20 • Children’s Story Hour, 10:15 am, Kremmling Library 724-9228 Call 724-9483 or visit our website www.kremmlingpreschool. org and the vendors registration form is under the “Parent • Senior Luncheon, 12 pm, Senior Apts, Meatloaf, Mac and Cheese, Harvard Beets, Three Bean Salad, Mand Orange/Cottage Connection” tab. Cheese, Granby 531-0290 Kremmling 724-9730 • Silver Sneakers, 2:30 pm, Cliffview Assisted Living Center • Zumba, 5:30 pm, Bumgarner Building. Mark your calendars, save the date MARK YOUR CALENDAR!! You don’t want to miss it or be late… Why? What? When? Where? You want to know Nov 21...Ladies Night, Tri-River Ace It’s CREATE A CRAFT NIGHT and you’ll want to go! Thursday, Dec. 4th at the West Grand Elementary School… Community Calendar Sponsored by Look for more details to come- it’s going to be so cool! Talent Show rescheduled Preschool craft fair West Grand PTT craft night Jason Bock captured the photo of the sunset at the Singer Rancher last week. Recent beautiful sunsets and sunrises seemed to be a harbinger for the snow that hit earlier this weeek Gallery Expansion Our Gallery expanion is complete! ...and we couldn’t have done it with you! As a thank you to all who have contributed and donated... Please join us at our Open House for refreshments and a first look at our newly expanded Gallery. Friday, November 14 from 6-8 pm. GCHA Dinner GCHA Annual Meeting and Dinner, Saturday Nov. 15, 6 - 9 pm. Snow Mountain Ranch, Leggett Building. Everyone Welcome. History Program on “Rarities and Oddities at the Museums.” Price: $35 GCHA Members, $40 General Public. Delicious Dinner, Program and Silent Auction benefit Grand County Historical Association’s programs and three museums. Thanksgiving Community Dinner Trinity Episcopal Church and Cliffview Assisted Living Center are sponsoring their annual Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 27, at Noon. This free dinner is for the Cliffview residents, their guests, and community members. Trinity Episcopal and Cliffview are providing the turkeys, ham and side dishes. Donated pies and desserts are always appreciated, as well as volunteer help from community members. Please contact Jeff Pexton at 724-3530 for more information. Annual Hymn Sing Annual Thanksgiving Hymn Sing is on Wednesday, November 26 at 7 pm. It will be held at the Parshall Bible Chapel in downtown Parshall. 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