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Program On “Estes Park 1905” By History Rescue Project

The Estes Park History Rescue Project concludes its three-part lecture series on “Estes Park 1905” this Saturday at 1:00 p.m., with a 45-minute program devoted to the tragic death of Louis R. Levings, a 20-year-old Chicago student who fell while climbing Mount Ypsilon in August 1905. Numerous early newspaper accounts focus on the near-impossibility of saving Levings, or removing his lifeless body, and sugge ...

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Join Us For Fourth Of July Fireworks!

Weather forecasts continue to be favorable for the July 4th fireworks display at 9 p.m. over Lake Estes. At this time, fire risk as it relates to this professionally managed fireworks display is much lower than it was in 2012. While it is most likely the fireworks will go on as scheduled, this event is always subject to changes based on conditions at the time of the show. Extreme wind or other factors can r ...

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Town Asks Community To Help Name New Trolley

Trustee Jerry Miller honored as shuttle season begins The Town of Estes Park’s free shuttle system kicked off its eighth season June 21 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new downtown trolley. The shuttle committee is seeking the help of residents and guests in naming the trolley. To participate, please forward a suggested name (one per person, please) along with your name, address, telephone number and ...

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Respect Mother Nature With Our Baby Wildlife

Spring is here, and with it comes the arrival of baby birds and mammals to Colorado. It's a good time to remind citizens that newborn wildlife may be found in their yards, along trails, or in open spaces, and the best advice is to leave them alone. Each year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife receives scores of calls from concerned humans about wildlife that have been "abandoned" by adult animals. Many are tempte ...

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10th Annual Historic Tour Starts June 29th

Make plans now to attend the free program on Saturday, June 29th at the Museum at 2:00pm when the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc. presents the first part of the 10th Anniversary Historic Tour, "Old Time Touring: Then and Now, Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park." The "THEN" part of the tour is the June 29th program which will feature Estes Park Historian Laureate Dr. Jim Pickering a ...

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The Big Meadows Fire is now considered to be 95% contained

June 19, 2013 The Big Meadows Fire is now considered to be 95% contained; the fire remains at 604 acres. The Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team A would like to extend their sincere thanks to the communities of Grand Lake and Granby, Colorado; Rocky Mountain National Park; City and County Officials; and, particularly those of you who live and recreate in these communities. It has been our privilege to s ...

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“Ski Hidden Valley Estes Park” To Premiere July 6-Tickets Now Available

Estes Park resident Brian Brown's feature-length documentary, “Ski Hidden Valley Estes Park,” premieres on July 6th at the Estes Park Conference Center from 3 -5 p.m. Nine months in the making, the film's goal is to tell the past, present, and future of this most special and historical place just above Estes Park in Rocky Mountain National Park. To make the film, Brian interviewed over 40 former and current ...

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Participate in Bike to Work Day June 26

Bike in for free breakfast, coffee, a bike check-up, big prizes and more The Town of Estes Park, the Estes Park Medical Center and Estes Valley Recreation and Park District are sponsoring Estes Park’s first Bike to Work Day Wednesday, June 26. “Bicycling is a healthy, environmentally friendly option for commuting to work – and it makes parking easy!” commented Estes Park Town Administrator Frank Lancaster. ...

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