Tag Archives: Grand County

Gore Canyon Project Approved in Grand County

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has authorized the proposed Gore Canyon Whitewater Park at the Pumphouse Recreation Site on the upper Colorado River. Grand County submitted a right-of-way application to build the feature across the full width of the river upstream of the Continue reading

Udall Proposes Expansion of Federal Land in Summit County

forest-service-signSenator Mark Udall, chairman of the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee, has asked the public to weigh in on his proposal to grab more land for the federal government.  Udall’s proposal would extend the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest by 90 acres in Grand County. Udall says his proposal would Continue reading

Lucas Ackerman Sentenced To One Year Of Jail For DUI

court-300Today, the Grand County District Court sentenced Lucas Ackerman to one year in the county jail following his plea of guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol the collision a year ago that killed one and injured four.  The Court also sentenced Mr. Ackerman to serve two years of probation, to complete 120 hours of community service, to alcohol treatment, Continue reading

Felony Charges Against Ackerman Dismissed

District Attorney 14thYesterday, 14th Judicial District Attorney Brett Barkey announced that he will move to dismiss all felony counts against Lucas Ackerman in relation to last year’s traffic collision which left one dead and three others seriously injured.  Barkey announced that he was prepared to Continue reading

Rivers Continue to Run High and Fast

FLOOD-WATER-300Northwest Colorado rivers are running high and fast, prompting warnings about playing in and around them this weekend.  The Grand County Office of Emergency Management closed Grand County Continue reading

BLM Seeks Comment on Plan to Dispose of Beetle Killed Trees

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has released an environmental assessment for public comment analyzing its proposal to remove hazardous trees on BLM-administered lands in Grand County.  Grand County has been one of the most affected areas of Continue reading