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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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Junior Golf Program Thanks

To The Editor: The summer is rapidly approaching an end, especially for the kids in our town. The Estes Park Junior Golf Program concluded this week, and I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize some of the outstanding individuals that make this program a success. First of all, Dale Berg, Austin Logan, and Rhett Hull did an incredible job teaching the junior golfers. The kids really enjoyed their expe ...

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Voicing Opinion On EPURA

To The Editor: A little over a month ago there was an opening on the Estes Park Urban Renewal Authority Board due to Commissioner John Ericson’s election to a Town Trustee position. Egged on by Mayor Pinkham’s vow to open up certain Boards to Valley residents, I applied for that position. There were eight applicants, two Wayne’s and six others whose names I do not know. I am told that all of us were intervi ...

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Read All About It! Book Sale Celebrates Volumes Of Success

To The Editor: The Friends of the Library’s Annual Used Book Sale this past weekend generated nearly $26,000 to support the Estes Park Public Library. A record amount! The Friends Board of Directors wishes to thank the Estes Park community and the many volunteers who helped make this three-day event such a great success. The sale wouldn’t have been possible without the Estes Park community’s generous donati ...

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To All Those Who Respect And Cherish Wildlife In The Estes Valley

Elk, black bear, bobcat, mountain lion, raccoon and smaller creatures consistently use the 5.8 acres along Highway 7 across form Eagle’s Landing, Eagle View, the golf course entrance road and other condos. A builder wants to put 41 condos on this acreage...Lot 22. He submitted a conservation plan in accordance with the Code 7.8. The Colorado Division of Wildlife, when asked for their review, three times, to ...

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Encourages Others To Attend Sombrero Fest

To The Editor: Last year Sombrero Stables had their first concert up on the hillside over-looking town. We had a blast. Everyone had their chairs and blankets enjoying the weather and the views listening to some great music. There were so many familiar Estes faces as well as newcomers and visitors. We were so glad that we took our two young children because they also had a wonderful time and it really was q ...

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