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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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Information Academy Kicks Off With Introduction To Organization And Goals Of Town Government

By: Barb Boyer Buck Scientists, engineers, writers, a musician, airline industry professionals, computer programmers, financial wizards, a mental health councilor, a pastry chef … all in all, pretty typical representatives of Estes Park citizenry. Shake out the hills and mountains all around the valley and out will drop some of the most talented, educated, and resourceful people in the country. But this par ...

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Estes Park Joins The 2009 CAST Reuseable Bag Challenge

Lead by the League of Women Voters, The Town of Estes Park will be participating in the 2009 Colorado Association of Ski Towns (CAST) Reusable Bag Challenge. The goal is to raise awareness regarding the environmental and social costs of single-use plastic shopping bags and to promote the use of reusable shopping bags through a friendly competition between members of the Colorado Association of Ski Towns. Th ...

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