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Cold, Swift Moving Water Is Dangerous!

By: Kris Hazelton This week, the water in our rivers and streams will be increasing due to heavy spring runoff. With the warmer June temperatures fast approaching, the snowpack is going to be melting at a rapid rate. Swift waters are very beautiful but can be very dangerous. The warm spring weather over the past few days may now have people thinking about family outings along one of our beautiful rivers her ...

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The Historic North End Of The Estes Valley

The North End is defined as the portion of the Estes Valley beginning at the northern boundaries of the Town, extending north to the switchbacks to Glen Haven, and bordered on the east and west by the National Park and National Forest lands. Before the 1850s, only occasional itinerant trappers hunting beaver visited the area. After that, the part-time North End residents were Indians—primarily Arapahoe and ...

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The Rocky Card Donates To Estes Valley Investment For Childhood Success

After a spring of solid Rocky Card sales, Debra Dullaghan and Anne Smith of Rocky Card Inc. are pleased to be able to make another donation to a local nonprofit organization. This time, the company gave $2,000 to the Estes Valley Investment for Childhood Success (EVICS). EVICS is a nonprofit organization working to promote and support quality early childhood care and education in the Estes Valley. The Rocky ...

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Community Invited To Bond Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony May 23

Latest phase to be complete by Memorial Day weekend Bond Park is about to reopen with a new look. At 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, the public is invited to join Estes Park Mayor Bill Pinkham, Town Trustees, staff and contractors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of this phase of the Bond Park redevelopment project. The work in Bond Park include the addition of seat walls and a widened sidew ...

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Family Medical Clinic “Fit Family 5” Saturday, May 18th

Join us for our 6th annual Family Medical Clinic “Fit Family 5 Mile” high-altitude event featuring a 5 Mile run/walk plus children’s events at 7,522 ft. elevation. The event takes place on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Our event is unique - not only does it offer a scenic, high-altitude race for the competitive runner, but also fun for the entire family! A variety of children’s activities will be av ...

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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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