About Us

Welcome to the online edition of The Crawford County Avalanche. This website has our name on it, but we want you to think of it as yours too. Use it, enjoy it, and let us know how we can make it better. We are always eager to hear from you.

Visit our office:  

The Avalanche's office is located at 108 Michigan Avenue in Grayling, Michigan.
Contact us by mail at:
Crawford County Avalanche
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

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About Us  

The Crawford County Avalanche is the main source of local news in Crawford County, Michigan, USA. The Avalanche, Crawford County's hometown newspaper, has been publishing since 1879, and has been owned by Richard Milliman and his family since 1968.

We are continually improving this website to provide more news and information to all of you who are interested in Grayling and Crawford County. This is an exciting venture for us, as it lets us share news and events from our regular print publication, and use the power of the Internet to interact with our readers and the community.

The print version of The Crawford County Avalanche is a paid weekly broadsheet newspaper published each Thursday. Total print circulation is 5,000 during the winter and 5,400 during the summer. Readership of The Avalanche's print edition is over 10,000 people per week. More than 94 percent of all adults in Crawford County read The Avalanche's print edition.

About Grayling and Crawford County  

Crawford County is located in the center of Michigan's lower peninsula. Crawford County is a beautiful part of Michigan's north, a popular destination spot for visitors year round. It boasts outstanding sports and recreation, everything from fishing to snowmobiling. It's the starting point for the world famous AuSable River Canoe Marathon.

Crawford County is the home of Camp Grayling, the largest military installation east of the Mississippi River, and the nation's largest National Guard training site. Training is conducted all year at Camp Grayling by the National Guard, as well as active and reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

Grayling is the county seat of Crawford County.


Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806
E-Mail: information@crawfordcountyavalanche.com

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