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Recycle Unwanted Electronics And Shred Personal Documents October 9

On Saturday, October 9, community members can easily recycle their unwanted electronic equipment and shred their unneeded personal documents at the same convenient location. The Noon Rotary Club of Estes Park will offer a document Shred-a-Thon from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., while the Town of Estes Park will offer electronics recycling from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Collection for both programs will be in the northeas ...

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Estes Park Firefighters Aid In Loveland Reservoir Road Fire

A wildland fire that started on Sunday four miles west of Loveland destroyed two homes, five outbuildings and several vehicles. As of Wednesday morning the fire had grown to approximately 710 acres and was 35% contained with 557 personnel working on the fire both on the line and in the command center. Four firefighters from the Estes Valley Fire Protection District helped to fight the fire and firefighter K ...

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World Premieres, Special Guests And A Pre-Released Sneak Preview On Tap For 5th Annual Film Festival

Showcasing 35 of the latest independent films from around the world, the 5th Annual Estes Park Film Festival will take place this weekend September 17-19 at the Historic Park Theatre in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Built in 1913, the Park Theatre is the oldest operating movie theatre west of the Mississippi and is on the national register of historic places. ...

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Pencils For Malawi

Estes Park resident Rene Moquin along with other volunteers from Estes Park, Colorado and from throughout the United States will journey to Malawi, East Africa with Marion Medical Mission on September 17. Their mission is to help install 2,500 shallow water wells in remote villages in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. Marion Medical Mission (MMM) is an ecumenical tax exempt organization that works hand-in-hand w ...

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Open Burning Restrictions In Effect For The Town Of Estes Park

Due to the lack of precipitation in the last 30 days, red flag warnings, windy conditions and the high fire danger as seen from the devastation of the Four-mile Canyon fire, Fire Chief Scott Dorman has issued open burning restrictions within the city limits of Estes Park. These restrictions (per Municipal Code Section 8.04.075) shall apply to all open fires including the following: • Building, maintaining, ...

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More Than 80,000 Expected For Largest And Most Majestic Celtic Event In The U.S.

More than 80,000 attendees are expected for the 34th annual Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival taking place Thursday, September 9th through Sunday, September 12th at the Stanley Park Fairgrounds in Estes Park. The festival began in 1976 and has grown to be the largest and most majestic Celtic festival in the U.S. with more than 50 events including jousting competitions, Highland games, musical acts ...

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Incidents In Rocky Mountain National Park Last Weekend

On Friday, August 27, at 2:23 p.m. park rangers received a cell phone call regarding a 50 year-old male hiker (hometown unknown) with an ankle injury near the Trough on the Keyhole Route of Longs Peak. The hiker’s son was requesting assistance. Two park rangers left the Longs Peak Trailhead and met the injured man at Chasm Junction at roughly 6:30 p.m. The man continued hiking with assistance from the two r ...

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2010 Collector Holiday Ornament Now Available Features Catch The Glow

Since 1986, the Town of Estes Park employees’ Helping Hands Committee has created commemorative annual holiday ornaments for purchase by the public. The proceeds from ornament sales are used to provide high school senior scholarships and assistance to local families in need. Now available, the 2010 ornament commemorates the Catch the Glow parade with a beautiful photo of downtown Estes Park at sunset by loc ...

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