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Yes For The Recreation District Bond And Mill Levy

I’ve been reading lately about good governance –- how a non-profit board measures its own success. I have served on several boards and it seems plain that good governance is about asking the right questions of your constituents, then delivering the goods (preferably with some oomph) on time, on task and on budget. This year the Recreation District has ballot issues that address the right questions: upkeep o ...

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Community Center Gets Another “Yes” Vote

To The Editor: Like most of the residents in Estes Park, I take real pride in this beautiful little mountain town. And, as a permanent and invested member of this community, I desire to see Estes grow and thrive in wholesome and healthy ways... I think it's also important that we seek to make sound choices for the future of our town with the intent of creating a higher quality of life- for all of us. I don' ...

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A Yes Vote For The Community Center

To The Editor: I have lived in Estes Park since 1962 and I have seen much progress in the last 46 years. I have seen new schools, and now, completely remodeled schools with state of the art technology. I saw the birth of a hospital and now the completion of the expansion and remodeling of a fine hospital. We are now just missing one final piece of the pie to make this community a top notch place to live: A ...

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Cowboy Brad Extends Warm Thanks For Campfire Sing-Alongs

To The Editor: A big thank you to the Town of Estes Park and the businesses, residents and visitors who helped me with another wonderful summer of campfire sing-along programs in Bond Park. I am delighted to have had the support of the Town, through the Convention and Visitors Bureau, this summer.  I am especially grateful to Ann Taylor, owner/operator of Colorado Homestead, for again organizing the campfir ...

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John Denver Tribute Concert By Cowboy Brad Fitch A Great Event

To The Editor: The Estes Park Lions Club recently hosted the 5th annual John Denver Tribute Concert at the Stanley Park Fairgrounds. This was the first time the Lions have hosted this event. Under a beautiful summer evening, the concert was a big success for the Lions and the Estes Park community. Almost all proceeds from the event are returned to the community through Lions programs helping those with hear ...

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More Than One Golf Cart Available At The 9 Hole Course?

To The Editor: My mother-in-law is 90 years old, an avid golfer and a summer resident since 1997.  Her first summer, at the sprightly age of 79 she joined the Ladies’ Golf Association and played in the 18-Hole group. She made many friends and held her own, “golfwise” with women twenty years her junior. At some point 18 holes became too taxing and she switched to the informal 9-Hole group. At first Mom was a ...

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Our Lady Of The Mountains Catholic Church Extends Thank You To All

Very Reverend Grzegorz Cioch, V.F., Pastor, and the Musicians of Our Lady of the Mountains wish to extend their appreciation to all who attended their August 10 Sacred Music Concert and Open House, “Sing Glory and Praise to God.” This event was a celebration of the near completion of the Church’s building expansion project.  The outpouring of support for this project has been heart-warming. A lovely concert ...

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Please Put Noxious Weeds In Paper Bags, Not Plastic

To The Editor: The Town of Estes Park has made a facility available to all residents of the Estes Valley to drop off paper bags filled with noxious weeds on Elm Rd. When I dropped off my paper bag last Friday, I was really upset to see so many plastic bags filled with “stuff’ placed right in front of the sign that said “paper bags only.” We are so fortunate to have a place to dispose of our paper bags fille ...

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