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Rotary Clubs Co-Sponsor Shred A Thon This Saturday

The Rotary Clubs of Estes Park (Sunrise and Noon Rotarians) are jointly sponsoring a Shred-a-Thon this Saturday morning, October 10th, 2009. The event will be held in the parking lot of the Visitors Bureau from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Two trucks will be onsite and customers are invited to watch. Community shred days are part of our commitment to the prevention of identity theft and recycling. Items appropriat ...

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Chippewa Left Hoofprints On Our Hearts

By: Kris Hazelton We are extremely saddened at the loss of little Chippewa. We feel blessed and thankful that we had the priviledge to cover the story of his life, even though it ended much too soon. Chippewa struggled through many medical emergencies and always amazed us all, he was a fighter, through and through. This little foal sparked something in all of us who knew his story. His will to live and keep ...

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We’ll Miss You Little Chippewa

By: Dr. Marie Richardson I am deeply saddened to tell you that on Tuesday, October 6, Chippewa suddenly became extremely ill, we started emergency treatments and then Mike and I rushed him down to the Critical Care Unit at CSU School of Veterinary Medicine. After valiant efforts by the Equine Critical Care Team, Chippewa passed away in Mike's and my arms. He was eight months old. At this time, the official ...

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Estes Park Saves 67,582 Bags During The CAST Challenge

Estes Park residents and visitors saved 67,582 plastic bags by using reusable bags – all part of the 2009 Colorado Association of Ski Towns (CAST) Reusable Bag Challenge March 1 through September 1. Locally facilitated by the League of Women Voters, the CAST challenge was a friendly competition among 31 mountain towns in the Western United States. The goal of the challenge was to encourage the use of reusab ...

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Estes Park Museum Hosts Emporia State University Students To Assist With Heritage Preservation Project

During the week of September 13-18, the Estes Park Museum hosted eight graduate students from Emporia State University in Kansas to assist with a conservation project funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The funds allowed for the acquisition of a flat file case and archival supplies to alleviate overcrowding in the Museum’s map, oversize photograph and paper collection ...

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Honor Flight

By: Carey Stevanus The Estes Park Good Samaritan bus started making its way around their campus at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, September 11th.  Veterans were beginning their journey to Washington DC to see their World War II Memorial. The first stop along the way was at the Embassy Suites in Loveland. There, the Estes Park 11 met with the 117 members of the Honor Flight and the 52 guardians who would escort them o ...

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Rocky Mountain Elk: A Local History Exhibit Opens At The Museum October 2

The Estes Park Museum, located at 200 Fourth Street, will open Rocky Mountain Elk: A Local History, a new temporary exhibit, on October 2 at 5:00 p.m. The exhibit will explore how elk came to live in the Estes valley and it will reflect on their tremendous impact here. The public is invited to join Museum staff and Friends for a free opening reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on October 2. The wine and hors d’ ...

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Ending Polio Now The Goal Of Local Rotarians

The Rotary Club of Estes Park and Sunrise Rotary have joined Rotarians worldwide in raising an additional $200 million to help fund their "End Polio Now" campaign. "Rotary has received grants in the past 18 months totaling $355 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to end polio. Rotary clubs here and around the world have agreed to match those funds by raising another $200 million so that we ...

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