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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 www.estes.org/jobs. 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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Support The Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department

Don’t miss the fun Saturday morning, July 19, in Glen Haven. The GHAVFD and Auxiliary will host the annual Pancake Breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to noon at the new Glen Haven Firehouse. Besides all-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee will be served. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children over 5. GHAVFD has received many generous donations for the silent auction and raffle that ...

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Meet Me @ The Museum-Exploring The Birch Ruins & Cabin July 7

On Monday, July 7 hit the trail with the Curator of Education and visit the Birch Ruins and Cabin located at the Knoll-Willows Open Space. Meet at the dirt parking lot south of the Stanley Historic District on Wonderview Avenue at 1:00 p.m. Parking is limited, so please carpool if possible. The Curator will first lead the group to the Ruins and explain the history of the burned-down bungalow, then lead a hi ...

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