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Ray Young has been a fixture and constant source of spirit, fun, entertainment and humanity in the Estes Valley. His exceptional musical skills have entertained thousands for over half a century. Ray graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a major in liturgical pipe organ performanc…

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WolfWood Refuge makes their annual visit to Hermit Park Open Space in Larimer County near Estes Park on Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. each day.

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Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD), the provider of numerous recreational opportunities in Estes Valley, is excited to add a new recreation opportunity into our lineup. EVRPD and the Estes Park Cycling Coalition officially opened the Stanley Park Bike Park on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

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Come celebrate the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival! The Midsummer Festival is a Scandinavian tradition that celebrates the summer solstice. The festival is held in downtown Estes Park at Bond Park, located at the intersection of Elkhorn Avenue (US 34/36) and MacGregor Avenue.

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The month long “Double Your Impact” fundraising campaign for the Stanley Park Bike Park successfully raised enough funds to guarantee a generous matching donation challenge from First Colorado Realty. The Estes Park Cycling Coalition created a Go-Fund-Me campaign to raise funds for the Bike …

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On Monday, June 4, one of the baby Great Horned owls, pictured on the front page of the EP News on May 11, fell out of the nest, possibly when trying to fledge. Bird expert extraordinaire, Scott Rashid was called on to help. EPPD personnel roped off the area so bystanders couldn’t get close …

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The Estes Park Police Department's community service officers (CSOs) are at their posts for the summer. These hardworking seasonal employees serve as ambassadors in the downtown corridor. This year the CSOs will be focused on the Elkhorn Avenue intersections, aiming to keep pedestrians out o…

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The Estes Park Senior Citizens Center, formerly located on Fourth Street, will re-open with a limited schedule on Monday, May 21. For the first two weeks, May 21 to May 25 and May 29 to May 31, the Senior Citizens Center will be open for coffee and conversation from 9:00 a.m. to noon (closed…

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Following a three-week advertising period that resulted in receiving more than 190 applications, phone conversations with dozens, and Skype interviews with six candidates, three finalists for the Visit Estes Park CEO position have been selected. Brooke Burnham of San Luis Obispo, Mary Martin…

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The Estes Pak supplemental food program would like to thank the Mount Calvary Lutheran Women's Missionary League for an amazing donation of food. The donated food will help feed students and families on weekends. Estes Pak helps students and families that are facing food insecurity and hunge…

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Bears have emerged from hibernation and are on the prowl for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is sending its annual reminder, asking Colorado residents and visitors to be “Bear Aware.”

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After a successful program in 2017 with five boxes transformed into unique works of art, the Town of Estes Park will continue working with artists to decorate utility boxes in 2018. The Town and its citizen committee, the Parks Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Estes Arts District, are…

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Bears have emerged from hibernation and are on the prowl for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is sending its annual reminder, asking Colorado residents and visitors to be “Bear Aware.”

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Finally! The new Glen Haven Town Hall is under construction. Four and a half years after the flood wiped out the old town hall and two years since serious work began to raise the money to build a new one, we are seeing the results of our efforts.

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When the Big Thompson Canyon road opens for traffic in May 2018 following post-flood reconstruction, historians will once again face a major problem: How many surface features of the road itself, or surrounding man-made or geologic features, will have been altered or destroyed, making identi…

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Over the course of the next four years, Mr. John Cullen of the Stanley Hotel will be donating $25,000 to the Estes Park High school band. Mr Cullen said “The success of the EPHS is an inspiration for the whole community. Both FO and Flora Stanley had strong musical roots bringing musicians l…

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Call for proposals!! Families for Estes has $10,000 that we would like to give back to the Estes Park Community. Our 4th Annual Pumpkins and Pilsners fundraising event was a great success and it is time to take the money raised and distribute it amongst projects that seek to enhance and impr…

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There’s Still Time! Time to make a year-end donation to a worthy cause. The little community of Glen Haven continues to rebuild four years after the flood of 2013. The Town Hall was completely destroyed and could not be rebuilt on the old site. Another property was purchased just a few hundr…

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On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the 1917 Book Club returns to the Estes Park Museum to explore local titles and authors. Discussions will take place every third Wednesday of the month from January through April, 2018. The program runs from 10 – 11:30 a.m. and is held in the Museum Meeting Ro…