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Chippewa To Walk In The Rodeo Parade

Little baby Chippewa, the young foal who we have been featuring in the EP News, continues to do well. According to Dr. Marie Richardson (Dr. C) “In the past two weeks Chip has made much progress. I spoke to an equine nutrition specialist through Purina and we have made some adjustments to his feedings. He has flourished. He is gaining weight and growing in height. We feel that although he may need additiona ...

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DOW Urges Businesses And Homes To Stow Away Any Bear Attractants

By: Kris Hazelton The past few weeks a young, reddish/brown yearling bear has been seen in and around the downtown area getting into trash cans, dumpsters, bird feeders, grills and pet food bowls for a quick and easy meal. According to Rick Spowart, Division of Wildlife Manager, “Unless people change their habits, this bear is doomed to die a tragic death!” Spowart and local Bear Aware volunteers have been ...

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Rocky Mountain Nature Association Receives $1 Million Bequest From Carol Braun Estate

Curt Buchholtz, Executive Director of the nonprofit Rocky Mountain Nature Association, announced the receipt of a major gift from the estate of Carol Louise Braun, formerly of Estes Park. The gift includes her home in Estes Park which will be used to house student interns of the Association, providing much-needed assistance to Rocky Mountain National Park and its educational programs. The gift was given wit ...

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Join In The Plastic Bag Challenge

By: Irene Little “Give our school a chance to win $10,000 worth of solar panels. Take part in the Reusable Bag Challenge. Bring your own bags to all the stores in town and have them counted,” says Irene Little, co-chair of the League of Women Voters and Community Recycling Committee. The Reusable Bag Challenge is now in full swing. On March 1, 2009 CAST (the Colorado Association of Ski Towns) started the ch ...

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Motor Vehicle Licensing Fees Have Gone Up

New legislation became effective June 1st that requires Colorado motor vehicle owners to pay a late fee on delinquent registrations. This late fee is assessed at $25 per month up to a maximum of $100. The late fee applies to: • Renewals past the one-month grace period • Expired temporary permits • New vehicles not registered within 60 days of purchase • Vehicles not registered within 90 days of owner becomi ...

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Supporters Of The Performing Arts

The weekly column about the new Performing Arts Center (PAC) for Estes park is meant to be a two way street. You are invited to participate in these question and answers by submitting a thought or question you would like to have answered. If you would like clarification or more elucidation on details of a subject that you know something about but that is still of concern to you, you may submit that as well. ...

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Poppy’s Restaurant Hosts Saturday Fundraiser For Victim Advocates

As you read this at least two women in the U.S. are being beaten or attacked. Each hour there are more than 300 daughters being harassed or abused by their partner. Today over 3,000 women, in the United States, will be physically assaulted by someone they know. Would you know what to do in situations like these? Stranger attacks are only part of the problem of women’s safety. Most attacks and abuse on women ...

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Chippewa Goes On A Field Trip

“Chip goes to school,” sounds a lot like the title for a children’s book but in fact this week that is exactly what he did. Chippewa took a trip over the elementary school for a visit with the preschoolers, the kindergarteners, and the first graders. Oh and a few curious teachers made their way out to see him also. They had some wonderful questions. Chip really enjoyed their attention. He also took a ride o ...

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