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Town Celebrates Amazing Volunteers

The Town of Estes Park held its 16th annual Volunteer Appreciation Event last week at the Estes Park Event Center. Following the theme "Seeds of Kindness," the event honored the many volunteers that assist the Town in various departments, serving Estes Park's residents and guests. There were approximately 200 volunteers in attendance. In 2013, volunteer hours totaled 44,028. There were 524 volunteers for th ...

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Seeking Before And After Flood Photos For One Year Anniversary Event

Mountain Rivers Jubilee, an event to be held Friday, September 12, 2014 at the new event Center at the fairgrounds to mark the one year anniversary of the flood, is looking for before and after flood photos for a presentation at the event. If you have photos to submit, please contact Marsha Hobert at (970/586-9519) Also, if you know of anyone who volunteered during and after the flood, ...

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Estes Park Police to encrypt 800 MHz radio channels

Beginning the week of August 18, the Estes Park Police Department 800MHz radio channels used to conduct public safety operations will be encrypted. At this time, they will become inaccessible for members of the public who follow police operations using scanners. This change is in line with a county-wide effort of law enforcement agencies to protect public and officer safety and to protect the privacy rights ...

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American Legion Post 119 Building Fund Update

Renovations are underway. In case you haven't driven by the Legion in the last few days, Phase One has begun. Allenspark Construction has started the remodel of the west side of the American Legion building. Thanks to the many donations to the Building Fund the Legion was able to initiate this phase. The Building Fund received more than $20,000.00 in donations and received the total $20,000.00 matching fund ...

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Estes Valley Fire Protection District Is Looking For Volunteer Firefighters

The Estes Valley Fire Protection District has started its fall Volunteer Firefighter recruitment drive. We are seeking highly motivated men and women with a desire to become firefighters and serve their community. The work can be challenging and the time commitment for the initial training is significant, but the rewards will be well worth your efforts. This is an opportunity to help your community and lear ...

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New Advisory Board To Advise Town Board On Parks And Public Art Issues; Seeking Three Members

The Town of Estes Park is seeking applicants to fill three volunteer positions on the newly established Parks Advisory Board. The board will provide guidance to the Town Board on issues regarding parks and public art. Completed applications must be received by August 11, 2014. Committee applications are available at Room 130 of Town Hall, 170 MacGregor Ave. and at Mail application, resum ...

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Bear-Resistant Container Sponsorship Appreciation

The Town of Estes Park recently launched a new community partnership allowing residents and businesses to sponsor the purchase and installation of a public bear-resistant trash/recycling container. The first round of sponsors were Bill Miller, the League of Women Voters and Community Recycling Committee, Bears Are Us and an anonymous resident. The first sponsored container was unveiled July 21 at a presenta ...

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Road Realignment Project Begins With Public Outreach, Environmental Study

Recognizing that congestion for all modes of travel is a continuing issue within downtown Estes Park, the Town initiated an outreach process in Spring of 2013 to understand the community's priorities for improving transportation, as well as its interest in seeing the Town pursue a potential major funding opportunity. The public weighed in on several transportation-related project options, one of which was t ...

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