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Town Council Hires Ed Cannon as Town Manager

The Fraser Town Board has hired Ed Cannon to be the new Town Manager, concluding an extensive search.

Mr. Cannon was chosen from among 3 finalists and brings with him a wealth of local government and leadership experience. He will replace Wesley LaVanchy, who has served as Interim Town Manager since January 1, 2021

Mr. Cannon comes to Fraser most recently from Wellington, where he was Town Administrator from 2017 through March 2020. While in Wellington, Mr. Cannon managed a period of significant growth, working to bring additional residential, light industrial, and retail development to the town. He also brings experience with affordable housing projects, economic development, and strategic and capital improvement planning.

Mr. Cannon is committed to fiscal responsibility, accountability, transparency, and communication and is eager to bring his skills and experience to Fraser.
 
Mr. Cannon’s first day will be June 14th. 

Fraser Awarded OLRT Grants

The Town was awarded two grants totaling $28,000 from the Open Lands, Rivers, and Trails Grant for trail enhancement and repair for the Fraser River Trail and reroute and permitting work for the Lunch Loop Trail.

Fraser Hanging Basket Program Sucess

Once again the Fraser hanging basket program was a success! Thanks to Cathleen our head gardener for making it happen every year!  

Fraser Valley Trail Status

Summer feels like it finally here! Are you heading out on the trails to bike or hike? Check out the Headwaters Trails Alliance website for trail conditions and maintenance.  MORE INFO

Community Chipping Days

Accepted materials include trees, tree branches, small-diameter logs, and brush (cut away from root mass). They accept sagebrush and juniper bushes. MORE INFO

Fraser Clean-up Day

June 17th is Community Clean-Up Day! Join us anytime between 9 a.m.
and 4 p.m. at the Lion's Ponds to help us clean up our Town. MORE INFO

Water Utilities Update

Fraser Water Utilities Crews have been conducting spring cleanup of all the water treatment plants and storage tanks. They have been removing brush and fallen trees from this past winter season. 
 

CR 72 Street Repairs

On June 23rd, an asphalt contractor will begin street repairs on CR 72. They will fill the potholes and pave the road approximately 65 feet south from the HWY 40 and CR 72 intersection. The turn lanes will be closed for the day and 1-way traffic from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Fraser Valley Events

Kremmling Days

June 18th, 19th, and 20th

Come out and join us for live music from Diamond Rio, great food, vendors, a bounce castle, games for the kiddos, and a beer garden for the adults. Cliff Golf will take place on June 19th directly following the parade.
MORE INFO

Wolf Park Local Music Series hosted by KFFR 88.3 FM

June 17th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. feat. Joe R and the Icebox Sound

Joe Rooyakers and his band the Icebox Sound have been rehearsing like crazy to perform for all of you on June 17th! 
MORE INFO

Picnic In The Park

June 29th, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Picnic in the Park returns for the summer on June 29th, featuring Buffalo Commons. See you in the park!
MORE INFO

High Country Stampede Rodeo

July 3rd, 3:00 p.m.

Exciting rodeo entertainment for families and groups including bull riding, clown acts, mutton bustin', barrel racing, trick riding, roping, and much more.
MORE INFO

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