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Estes Park High School Mountain Bike Racing Team

 The Estes Park High School Mountain Bike Team is an athletic bike racing team consisting of 11 students and five adult leaders and coaches. The team competes in the state against other high school teams. The state championship is in two weeks in Eagle, CO. The team is in its third year and was started by Glen Case, from the school, and Rob Mardock, owner of the Estes Park Mountain Shop. The team would like ...

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Fundraiser For Nancy Masaros To Help With Medical Bills

Nancy Masaros, the friendly face we all know and love at True Value is in need of our help. Nancy is a 28 year resident of Estes Park who has worked at True Value Hardware for the last eight years and now has a serious illness that has dictated daily hospital visits to allow doctors to administer medication. Nancy faces a lengthy recovery and co-workers and friends want to help with medical expenses since N ...

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Elk Viewing Best From A Safe Distance

Each September and October, thousands of visitors are drawn to Estes Park to watch herds of elk gather in the valley for their mating season, or “rut.” With this popular activity comes the responsibility for everyone to be safe and respect these majestic animals. During the rut, the male “bull” elk are irritable, aggressive and extremely dangerous to onlookers who get too close. “Every day our Estes Park Em ...

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Western Holding Informal Sessions For Estes-Flatiron Draft EIS Sept. 23 & 24

Western Area Power Administration will hold informal learning sessions Sept. 23 and 24 to give an overview of the anticipated draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Estes-to-Flatiron Transmission Line Rebuild Project. The draft EIS will be released by Sept. 19.  Those interested in participating in the informal sessions can drop by anytime to learn about steps and goals of the Draft EIS comment period ...

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Estes Valley Recreation And Park District Receives Grant For New Fishing Pier At Lake Estes

The Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD) have received a $40,000 Fishing is Fun Grant from Colorado Parks and Wildlife for development of a new, handicapped-accessible fishing pier on Lake Estes. Fishing is Fun Grants are funded through the federal Sport Fish Restoration Program, and are administered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The goal of these grants is to improve and develop angling oppo ...

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Elk Viewing Is Best From A Safe Distance

Each September and October, thousands of visitors are drawn to Estes Park to watch herds of elk gather in the valley for their mating season, or “rut.” With this popular activity comes the responsibility for everyone to be safe and respect these majestic animals. During the rut, the male “bull” elk are irritable, aggressive and extremely dangerous to onlookers who get too close. “Every day our Estes Park Em ...

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Meet Me @ The Museum Exploring The History Of Elk In Estes Park

On Monday, September 8 learn about the history of elk inhabiting the Estes valley. While prominent in the area today, elk were said to have been extirpated from the Estes valley by 1880 only to be reintroduced in 1913 and again in 1915. Join Director and Curator of Exhibits Derek Fortini as he explores the history of our beloved mammal. Program will be held at the Estes Park Museum at 1:00 p.m. Free admissi ...

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Colorado Parks & Wildlife Background On Euthanized Bear

By: Larry Rogstad, Area Wildlife Manager, CPW This morning I read with interest a series of Facebook posts concerning the small blond bear with the dark face that Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) trapped and killed on August 4, 2014 in vicinity of Spur 66 in Estes Park. As the local Area Wildlife Manager (AWM) for CPW that supervises our activities in the Estes Valley and points beyond I appreciate the car ...

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