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Estes Park Free Shuttles To Begin Daily Service June 21

On Friday, June 21 the Town of Estes Park’s Free Shuttles will launch its eighth season, offering visitors and residents convenient, environmentally responsible transportation. Shuttles transport riders to more than 55 stops throughout Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Operating daily from June 21 through September 8, and September 14-15, shuttles make it convenient for residents and visitors to ...

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Are You An Old Timer??

Andy Anderson came to Estes Park on June 6, 1935 for a summer job. Fifty years later in the 80s, his wife Marty, co-founded (with Erma Crowley and the Cliff Johnson’s) what we now call “The Old Timer’s Club.” For the past twenty-eight years, we have met every other Saturday at 10 a.m. for breakfast at various restaurants. Our membership has grown from the original four to thirty-five with over a hundred dea ...

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Estes Park Rotary Provides Funds, Pledges Volunteer Help With Pavilion Project

A check for $1,000 and a pledge of members’ time and talent will result in a spruced-up picnic pavilion open to the public this summer. At the April 25 meeting, President Pete Sumey of The Rotary Club of Estes Park presented Estes Valley Recreation and Park District Executive Director Skyler Rorabaugh with a check for $1,000 and a promise of membership muscle for a joint project. The pavilion was built in 1 ...

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Friends Of The Library Accepting Donations For August Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Library is now accepting donations of gently used books, videos, CDs DVDs and audio books for its summer used book sale to be held August 9, 10, and 11, 2013 at the Rocky Mountain Park Inn’s Conference Center on Hwy. 7. Persons wishing to donate books and other items may take them to the Estes Valley Library where Friends volunteers will organize, categorize and box up the materials for s ...

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Volunteers Needed To Help During Elk Calving Season

Volunteers are needed to help out the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District around the 9 Hole Golf Course and Lake Estes Trail during the upcoming elk calving season. Help is needed at various times throughout the week to assist with crowd control and keeping people a safe distance away from the animals as calving season approaches. Call to register for a short informational training session which will ...

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Bears Are Coming Out Of Hibernation And They’re Hungry!

By: Kris Hazelton The Colorado Parks and Wildlife has begun getting calls about bears coming out of hibernation. These bears are hungry and the CPW is reminding residents and visitors to always be bear aware. Because they are large omnivores, bears are nearly always on a search for food. Wild foods are essential for bears-berries, insects, plants and carrion. This early in the season however, the plant life ...

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Park School District Donates Bus To Estes Park Medical Center

By: Kerrie Hill, EPMC In the spirit of community collaboration and cooperation, the Park R-3 School District has donated a school bus that was set to be removed from the school system’s inventory, but will now fill a need for the medical center and in particular emergency medical services. Dave Colson, Director of Transportation for Park R-3 School District, handed over the keys to the bus to Director of Am ...

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Bluebird Nest Boxes Available

By: Scott Rashid While I was placing the owl nest boxes a few weeks ago, many of you asked for bluebird boxes. We have built a number of nest boxes for blue birds that are available for placement. In the Estes Valley, there has been at times all three bluebird species nesting. The three species are; the mountain, western and Eastern Bluebirds. The most common species, the Mountain Bluebirds prefer open coun ...

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