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RMNP Superintendent Thanks All For Continued Support Of The Park

To The Editor: On behalf of Rocky Mountain National Park, I would like to take this opportunity to say a big thanks to all of those who supported the park this past year. We at Rocky are blessed to have a great staff, tremendous volunteers, and the strong support of our local communities as well as park visitors near and far. This past year, 1,440 people donated some 104,000 hours to the park doing a variet ...

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MacGregor Ranch Extends Thanks

To The Editor: The Trustees of MacGregor Ranch would like to thank James Pickering for writing such an outstanding story about the MacGregor Family and MacGregor Ranch. “The MacGregors of Black Canyon: An American Story” is a true depiction of early life in the Estes Park valley. Mr. Pickering has surely done justice to honoring the MacGregors in such a special way. We would also like to thank all of those ...

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Open House A Healthy Success

To The Editor: Thank you to all who attended our open house gathering and to all who supported us from afar. In addition, here is the list of winners from the raffle held to benefit Local Roots Coop: Qigong treatments-Joanne Gau, Vicki Schroeder, Sue Buckner, Linda Hanak, Judy Makivicka, Sharon Pfeiffer and Renee Hodgen 1 pound of raw cacao chocolate: Tess Moore Copper ear cuff  by local artist Donna Depauw ...

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Salud Foundation Board Is Thankful

Dear Editor: At year’s end and in the midst of holiday festivities, the Salud Foundation board reflects on what we have been thankful for over the past year: the upcoming  2nd anniversary of a new facility and new dental clinic; establishment of  an Endowment Fund and the  huge boost to that fund from community donations in response to a fabulous Challenge Grant offered by a local family; the continued, inv ...

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Food Coop Has Gluten Free Foods!

To The Editor: Hooray! I no longer have to go all the way to “the Valley” for my gluten free foods. The new food coop at 429 West Elkhorn Avenue is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and carries gluten free bread, gluten free flours, gluten free pastas and other gluten free foods. And, if you become a member, you will get a discount. It is always good to support our local shops, and I am especially appreciati ...

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Another Worthwhile Phone Scam Warning

To the Editor: The December 5 issue of the E.P. News  contained a letter from local resident Lee Ann Baldwin entitled, "Beware of Phone Scam." She described receiving a phone call from a young man identifying himself as her grandson who was in Canada on a last-minute weekend lark. The connection was poor, but the caller purported to be in trouble with Canadian police due to an accident with a rental car whe ...

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Devine Family Gives Thanks

To The Editor: My family and I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to this incredible community we call home! These last two weeks have been incredibly difficult for us. On November 19th, I got the call I’m sure every mother dreads, my 22 year old son Kristopher had been in a terrible accident and was in the hospital. For the next day and a half, we stayed by his side and prayed that by som ...

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Great Christmas Concert And Thoughts On Supporting SOPA

To The Editor: What is a holiday without music, and music there was this past weekend at Mountain View Bible Fellowship on Hwy. 7. The Oratorio Society of Estes Park put on two spectacular performances of its Christmas concert, classical music that prodded the listener to tune in to the true spirit of the holidays. Three composers’ works were presented to a less-than-crowded sanctuary of listeners who, neve ...

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