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Gift Pushes Community Fund Legacy Campaign Over Goal

A $50,000 memorial gift in honor of David Krumme helped the Estes Valley Community Fund, of the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, exceed its goal to increase the local endowment fund. The Estes Valley Community Fund committee is pleased and excited to announce that the fund drive to raise $600,000 to build the endowment for the long-term benefit of local non-profit organizations was reached in the ...

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History Program On ”1905 In Estes Park”

This Saturday, June 29, beginning at 1:00 p.m., and on the two following Saturdays, the Estes Park Archives will embark on a study of one of the most significant years in Estes Park's history: 1905. 1905 was the year a group of Loveland and Berthoud investors, headed by Cornelius H. Bond, purchased John Cleave's 160-acre ranch in the heart of what would become downtown Estes Park. 1905 was the year the Este ...

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Open Burning Restrictions

As of noon June 25, a ban on open fires for the unincorporated portions of Larimer County goes into effect. Also in effect, a ban on use of fireworks and public fireworks displays are also restricted but for a specific portion of the unincorporated area: • The unincorporated area west of County Road 19 (Taft in Fort Collins & Wilson in Loveland), or west of County Roads 21 or 23 where County Road 19 doe ...

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Recycling Up 6% In Estes Park

By: Kris Hazelton Two years ago, Town Trustee John Ericson gave the League of Women Voters and the Recycling Committee a notice from the Colorado Municipal League that the Colorado Department of Health and Environment was offering grants to cities to help their recycling efforts. Many are aware that in the Estes Valley, the recycling effort is in need of improvement. The group was eager to secure this grant ...

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A Story Of A Family Of Owls

By: Scott Rashid This is the time of year when young Great Horned Owls leave the nest for the first time, a term called fledging. Keep in mind that the mother has incubated the eggs for 35 days and the young owls (owlets) have been on their nests for between 6 and 10 weeks depending on the nest site. During this time the male owl has been taking care of his family, delivering food to the female while she ha ...

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Free Shuttles Begin Daily Service Friday, June 21

Hop on the new red trolley for quick access to downtown The Town of Estes Park’s free shuttle system begins offering daily service Friday, June 21. Now in their eighth season, the shuttles provide convenient transportation for residents as well as visitors. Town Administrator Frank Lancaster reminds residents that the shuttles are an easy way to get around town, especially downtown, during the heavy traffic ...

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Bond Park Cowboy Singalongs To Resume June 9

An Estes Park summer tradition will continue Sunday, June 9th when Brad Fitch again leads the Cowboy Sing-Along programs in Bond Park. These family-friendly programs are free and open to the public. Fitch will host the sing-along Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings this summer beginning at 7 p.m. The program is sponsored by the Town of Estes Park and local businesses and will run through August 13. The Bond ...

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New Library eService: eMagazines, Downloadable Audiobooks

What in the world is “Zinio?” Nothing less than the world’s largest newsstand. Beginning Saturday, June 15, a fine selection of Zinio’s electronic magazines will be available through the Estes Valley Library. All that cardholders will need is their Estes Valley Library card and a valid email address to get started. The local Zinio collection will include dozens of titles, from “Consumer Reports” to “Bird Wa ...

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