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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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Show You Care And Leave Them There!

By: Kris Hazelton What brightens spring for most of us, seeing all of the newborn wild animals, can cause problems for Colorado Division of Wildlife personnel. They know the price some of these tiny creatures will pay when well-intentioned people remove them from the wild. As people venture outside in the warmer weather, they may find newborn wildlife in their yards, along trails, or in open space areas. As ...

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Estes Park Golf Course Receives Life-Saving Donation

During this past Memorial Day holiday, the Estes Park Golf Course was the recipient of a portable AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) from the Jeffrey R. Bowman Memorial Fund. The compact, two pound life-saving device was donated by the memorial fund in honor of Jeffrey Bowman, who died in August of 2007 after suffering a cardiac arrest during a high school football practice in Montana. Jeffrey, 17 when ...

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Girls Fight Back In Estes Park

You’re walking home after class with your friends, it is dark but you are all heading in the same direction together.  Each veers off toward their own dorm as you head towards yours. You notice a light out ahead of you so you pick up your pace looking around. You walk through the shadows then sigh in relief when no one jumps out at you. As you near the door someone steps on the path beside you and your hear ...

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Chippewa Update

So, if you haven’t heard Kathy and Brad Fitch’s song about Chippewa, you really need to go to www.estesparknews.com and hear it for yourself. They are truly talented musicians and have wonderfully gifted voices. I am not sure that it will affect all of you the same, but I became a blubbering idiot when I first heard it. Chip seemed to really enjoy the guitar playing and was drawn to the music. It was fun to ...

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Education Is Key To Reducing Bear/Lion Human Encounters

Its time to be informed and reminded that it’s spring and the bears and mountain lions are becoming very active in many neighborhoods and rural areas. These photos were taken of a mama bear and her two cubs just off of Highway 7 on Tuesday morning. The Rocky Mountain Cat Conservacy and DOW Bear Aware educational and response volunteers are available to help you when there are sightings, kill sites or animal ...

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