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Homeier Appointed To NLC Leadership Institute Board

Estes Park Trustee Richard Homeier has been appointed to serve on the 2009 National League of Cities Leadership Training Council. The National League of Cities is the oldest and largest national organization representing municipal governments throughout the United States. Its mission is to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership, and governance. Working in partnership with the 49 ...

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Chippewa Is Getting Stronger Every Day

Little baby Chippewa, the young foal who was featured in last week’s EP News, continues to make upward progress and is growing every day. According to Dr. Marie Richardson (Dr. C), “Chip is definitely stronger. He still has his some neurological problems but they seem to improve a little each day. He’s now getting goat milk and that has helped him gain weight. I’ve also been giving him plasma the last two d ...

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Park Partners With Town Of Estes Park For Second Community Cardboard Recycle Day

In January, Rocky Mountain National Park and the Town of Estes Park teamed up to provide an opportunity for area residents to recycle corrugated cardboard. The second opportunity will be on Saturday, February 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Residents are asked to bring their corrugated cardboard to the Rocky Mountain National Park truck/trailer site on Mills Drive. Please enter from Hwy. 66 to Mills Drive b ...

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League Of Women Voters Presents Going Green In Estes Park

The many aspects of Going Green in Estes Park will be presented at the next League of Women Voters meeting on Wednesday, February 25th at 9 a.m. in the Hondius Room of the library. A panel representing community efforts in several areas will describe the different avenues to achieving harmony with the environment and preserving and protecting our town’s natural resources. The program will include an update ...

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All About Restorative Justice In Estes Park

The Estes Valley Restorative Justice Partnership (EVRJP) exists to reduce crime and disorder by applying six principles of Restorative Justice:  1). repair of harm to victims, offenders, and community, 2). reconciliation and repair of relationships, 3). reintegration into the community, 4). responsibility taken by all individuals for their part in the incident, 5). restitution to the victims, 6). respect gi ...

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Ford & Garrett-52 Years Of Compatability

By: Wayne Groome As relationships go, not too many can boast having one for 52 years. But Dr. Milton Garrett has had that long of a fling with his 1929 Ford Roadster Model A. Yes folks, most things change, but not Milt’s love affair with “Parmassus” (that’s his car’s name). We’ll get to that in a moment. Milt purchased his prize possession at age 19 from a Pueblo, Colorado friend for $100, a tidy sum at tha ...

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What Is That Very Bright Star?

By: Irene & Steve Little It is not a star, it is the planet Venus. Seen in the southwest shortly after sunset, Venus becomes easily visible in twilight and it is by far the brightest starlike object in the sky. If you know where to look, you can even see Venus in the sky before the sun sets (!) it is so bright. Every time Venus becomes this bright evening star, we get calls wanting to know what it is an ...

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