Bagels are everything for business expanding into Granby

Chris Stine mans the counter at Bighorn Bagels in Granby. He and his wife, Adrienne Stine, own the business, which opened last year in Grand Lake and recently expanded into Granby.
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Chris and Adrienne Stine joke that if they made it through last year, they can survive anything.

The couple opened Bighorn Bagels in Grand Lake on Jan. 25, 2020. While they weathered great adversity their first year in business, the Stines haven’t lost their sense of humor.

“We thought it’d be really cool to open before a pandemic,” Chris Stine said. “We survived that. It was very, very slow for a long time. The summer picked up and we thought, ‘Hey, maybe we can do this.’ Of course, then the fire happened.”

Grand Lake residents for six years, the family was one of many that had to flee the East Troublesome Fire in October. The long-lasting power outage wiped out the bagel shop’s…

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