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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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Friends Of Tim Mayhew

To The Editor: Our family would like to offer a deep heartfelt “Thank you” to all those people who have been there to comfort us, support us, provide meals for us, open up their homes for us, and who have simply just been there to get us through the passing of our husband, father, grandfather, and friend Tim Mayhew. There have been so many kind people, and endless thoughtful gestures, that we could not list ...

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Tim Mayhew Stories And Adventures

To The Editor: I’ve never really been good at puttin’ pen to paper and like my dad would say  “Your more nervous then a long tail cat in a house full of rocking chairs” So here goes. I’m asking ANYONE and EVERYONE who has a story or adventure about Tim Mayhew to please share them with me. I know there are plenty of them out there and if you could please send them to me at 1011 Riverside Dr. in Estes Park or ...

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