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Study Endorses Feasibility Of Performing Arts Center

A new study by AMS Planning and Research indicates that the Estes Park Performing Arts Center will provide a viable venue for the performing arts. Conservative estimates by the company project that the potential economic impact on the town will exceed $2 million per year. The updated study was commissioned by the Town and Supporters of the Performing Arts (SOPA), and was presented last week. AMS is a nation ...

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I Spent Five Hours In A Cop Car

By: Wayne Groome ....not as an invited guest, but as a willing participant. Being a graduate of last year’s Citizen Police Academy, I remembered what an adrenaline rush it was to ride along with an on-duty police officer. The upcoming academy will introduce this year’s students to ten weeks of police information and law, plus ride-alongs, dispatch department visits and building clearing techniques. That is ...

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Shop Locally, Support Our Estes Park Businesses

From Kris & Gary Hazelton We have always been eager to support our local businesses here in Estes Park. It’s just the right thing to do. It’s not business, it’s personal. There’s nothing more fun, especially during this holiday season, than to take the time to visit all of the unique shops in Estes Park to find the perfect Christmas gift for someone you love. The best part is when the business is locall ...

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Boy Scouts Now Enjoy Warm Shelter

The treacherous winds this winter season are not only are taking a toll on everyone’s hair, it has also caused problems for our local Boy Scout Troop 8. When the young men set up their annual tree sale, their sign was standing too close to their tent. One very windy night shortly thereafter, the wind blew over the sign and the sign fell into the tent and ripped it to shreds! The boy scouts needed shelter in ...

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Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday, November 11th

The annual Veterans Day Service will be held next Tuesday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Estes Valley Memorial Gardens, 1672 Fish Hatchery Road in Estes Park. The ceremony will begin with a prelude on the bagpipes and drum by Skylar Johnson, Piper, Jim Thompson, Piper and Jack Barber, Drummer. The Presentation of Colors will follow with the Color Guard from Joseph J. Duncan, Jr. Post 119 of the American ...

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Hermit Park An Undiscovered Gem

Larimer County’s newest open space remains an undiscovered gem, especially in the off-season. Come on out in the winter and enjoy the solitude at Hermit Park Open Space. Camper cabins are available at the off-season rate of $60 per night. For the truly hearty campers, a few campsites are available for $20 per night. On-site trails include the Kruger Rock Trail and the Homestead Meadows Connector Depending o ...

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Voter Information Available At Library

Voters in Colorado and Larimer County face a vast array of issues and candidates this election season. In partnership with the League of Women Voters, the Estes Park Public Library is offering resources to help voters navigate a complex ballot. The League’s “Ballot Issues 2008” booklets are available to pick up at the Library. These free booklets contain the major provisions and the “pro and con” points for ...

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