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Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

Algae, but not the same kind that made the lake look like a multicolored carpet last year, coats a channel near Windy Point Marina this week. The main lake remains clear of such blooms this year, according to residents.

Related online story:
GRAND LAKE - Boaters, skiers and anglers have come back to Grand Lake in recent weeks - a welcome site to area businesses.
While the fear of being on the water has subsided compared to last year when a thick, foul-smelling algae bloomed excessively, caution by many lake users remains active. [More]
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