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Library Computer Lab To Assist Job Seekers June 19

Job seekers and those in career transition have an ideal opportunity to benefit from the expert assistance of the Larimer County Workforce Center (LCWC). The Estes Valley Library is partnering with LCWC to host a pair of free workshops on Thursday, June 19. The sessions will be held in the newly opened Computer Classroom on the second floor. Space is limited, so registration is required at the June 19 calen ...

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Bikes And Motorists Coexisting In The Same Place

By: Mark Kougl, Rocky Mountain  National Park Imagine yourself behind the wheel of your car, and suddenly, you realize one of those two-wheeled human-powered dawdling nuisances comes into view. You note the cyclist has the audacity to use more than just the white paint on the right side of the lane. Their wheel passes left of something that glitters in the sunlight. Seeing another bicyclist in the oncoming ...

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Town of Estes Park Free Trolley Rides June 7-8

The Town of Estes Park FREE Trolley is operating on June 7, Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and June 8, Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Elkhorn Express (trolley) is making stops at: 1. Fairgrounds at Stanley Park Park-n-Ride (1209 Manford Ave) 2. Estes Park Visitor Center (500 Big Thompson Ave) 3. Bond Park (SW corner on Elkhorn Ave) 4. The Ore Cart Rock Shop 5. West Park Center 6: Elkhorn Lod ...

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Estes Park Named A Top 10 Summer Weekend Escape

USA TODAY’s announced on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 that Estes Park was named one of the top ten Summer Weekend Escapes in a reader poll. In addition to, the winning destinations will also be featured in USA TODAY and on beginning Friday, May 30. The article announcing the winners mentioned the mountain views, family attractions – such as zip lines, horseback riding and minia ...

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Bike To Work, Bike To Play, And Countless Reasons To Give It A Try

June 21 through June 28 is Bike to Work, Bike to Play Week in Estes Park. This is the second year in a row that we have held Bike to Work Day in Estes. Last year was a great success and there’s a lot of excitement around this year’s festivities. I ride my bike to work most days in the summer, and fairly often the rest of the year as well. I’m not a hardcore bicyclist.  I’d probably kill myself if I tried to ...

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Open Air Adventure Park Offers Fun For Everyone!

Calling all thrill seekers! The new, exciting Open Air Adventure Park is now open in Estes Park and it’s a first of its kind for our community. Aerial adventure parks are the newest craze to hit the US and are following quickly in the footsteps of zip line tours. There are literally thousands of adventure parks in Europe and a relatively small, but growing, number in operation in the U.S. Estes Park is luck ...

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Fish Creek public infrastructure Repairs and Stream Corridor Planning nderway

Two flood recovery projects are underway in the Fish Creek corridor, with the long-term goal of restoring public infrastructure and increasing health and resiliency of the stream corridor. Fish Creek Public Infrastructure Project The infrastructure repairs will take place in two phases, with the first phase including design and replacement of 1,500 feet of water line and crossings, installation of concrete ...

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Observatory Celebrates Satellite Receiver Designed By Students

Last Monday, Mayor Bill Pinkham attended a celebration with members of the school district and the community to honor some talented kids at the Estes Park Observatory. With the help of a troupe of mentor/volunteers, students Storm Wolf, Jeff Switzer and Cody Mikolitch built a satellite receiver sensitive enough to detect weak astronomical radio signals from hundreds of trillions of miles away. Todd Burke, t ...

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