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Chelsi Rose Crowned Colorado Junior Teen

Miss Chelsi Rose, age 16 daughter of Eric and Lori Rose of Estes Park has been selected to represent Colorado at the 2010 Miss American Junior Teen Pageant. As the Colorado Junior Teen, Chelsi will be attending the National Pageant for her age group in Florida and Disney World during the week of Thanksgiving 2010. She will compete for the National Pageant title of Miss American Junior Teen and thousands of ...

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New Tricky Trails Travel Game Now Available

Two retired school teachers have a company called “Tricky Trails Travel Games.” The games are sold in and around National Parks. They are multi-generational games and great for playing on picnics. The revised Rocky National Park Game was completed last summer and now they just completed a game for The Yellowstone National Park. Connie Dedon, a local resident and Jean Krause, a resident of Greeley and Gould, ...

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Harvest House For Women: A Place Of Hope Needs Your Help

For 39 years, Harvest House for Women in Estes Park has been providing help for women who have fought drug, alcohol, and other addictions and are ready to begin life anew. Now it’s Harvest House’s turn to ask for help. The nonprofit, 501(c)(3) ministry has found itself short on the donations that provide food, a home, and life-altering love and support for women and their children. The economy has redirecte ...

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Wanted: Cancer Survivors & Caregivers

“You have stage 4 non-Hodgkinʼs Lymphoma. It has spread from your lymph nodes to your lungs, liver, spleen, stomach and intestines.” With those words from the doctors at EPMC in 2007, my life and my family changed forever. My name is Gary Cahill and along with my daughter, Katrina, we are the Event Chairs for the Estes Park Relay for Life. Thanks to faith, family, friends, the medical community and my wife ...

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Igels Prepare “Bussie,” The Big Bus For A Cross Country Road Trip

“Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from Coast to Coast without seeing anything.”  - Charles Kuralt Imagine a family of nine, taking to the road for a year in a 45’ bus. Check out their real-life adventure story at their blogsite at In between business ownership, the family has decided to leave their Colorado Mountain home and travel the byways of our great ...

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Rivers Still Running Fast And High

The Big Thompson River continues to overflow its banks in some areas in Estes Park due to heavy spring runoff. There is high water along Fall River as well. The Town of Estes Park, with assistance from the Estes Valley Fire Protection District and Larimer County, have been prepared for the rising water with several thousand sand bags and a multitude of available staff. Sand bags have been placed in several ...

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Living History At MacGregor Ranch

By: Michelle Hurni Story 1 in a 4 part series MacGregor Ranch is a historic 2,000 acre working cattle ranch nestled on the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park. Held in a charitable trust, the Ranch welcomes kids each summer to experience the past, at the Heritage Camp. The last MacGregor to physically work the Ranch, Muriel, passed away in 1970, but left two missions for the Ranch when she died: to educate ...

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Steamers, Violins And Ghosts, Oh My!

The Stanley Museum is warming up for summer with several special May programs. The Steam Team has been busy this winter working on a Steam Car that was sent over from the western slope of Colorado for work. Repairs included fixing the plumbing, readjusting valves, and even ordering a specially made boiler from England. The heavy metal boiler arrived after a long trip on a ship across the Atlantic Ocean and ...

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