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Feeding senior citizens and funding the Meals on Wheels program were focal points for the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center for its last fiscal year. Alice Snyder, the director of the Commission on Aging and Senior Center, gave an overview of the agency’s annual report to...
Grayling Recreation Authority is expanding Winter Fun Days – its annual winter festival held at Hanson Hills Recreation Area in February – from just one weekend to several in an effort to have more events and give more people an opportunity to participate in those events. “In the past we would...
Grayling Middle School eighth grader Andrew Walsh is hoping to chart his course south for spring break – at least to Kalamazoo in southwest Michigan – having won the school’s  National Geographic Geography Bee earlier this month. Preliminary rounds for the National Geographic Geography Bee were...
A number of trees and other obstructions around the Grayling Army Airfield need to addressed if it is going to continue to be used by military and civilian aircraft. The Grayling Army Airfield was built during World War II, with its primary purpose to house planes used in defense of the Soo...
A relative newcomer to the City of Grayling was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Grayling City Council last week. Mark Allen was appointed to fill an open seat on the Grayling City Council on Monday, Jan. 9. The vacancy was created when Erica Mead, who came in second in the Nov. 8 general...
After a year of giving a major facelift to a building in downtown Grayling and putting in  a $1 million investment, Paddle Hard Brewing has the capability to distribute and brew its beer served in the community.  Paddle Hard Distributing, located 118 East Michigan Ave., opened for business on...
Crawford County has the distinction of having the youngest and now one of the longest-serving treasurers in the State of Michigan. Crawford County Treasurer Joseph V. Wakeley began his 45th year in office on  Jan. 1. He ran unopposed in the 2016 primary and general elections. Wakeley began...
One step at a time, the Grayling Fire Department is moving out of the dark ages with its radio equipment into the digital age that allows for more reliable communication. TransCanada, a natural gas pipeline transportation company and natural gas storage company, gave a $5,000 grant to the...
A Grayling dancer whose interest in the performing arts was sparked in the community at an early age will debut an original production with a trio next weekend. The Flicker, a live dance and circus arts performance, will be presented at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, in Grayling...
Happy New Year! The year 2016 was a busy one for Grayling and Crawford County. With 2016 coming to an end, the Crawford County Avalanche presents Part Two of its annual Year In Review feature. Part Two includes July through December. Part One (January through June) was included in last week’s...

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