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Thanks To Trustees Eisenlauer & Miller

To The Editor: I would like to extend a thank you to town trustees Dorla Eisenlauer and Jerry Miller for voting in favor of the Sapling Green Project that was presented to town board last week. This project would have provided many of our young families’ affordable housing, an affordable preschool and an alternative school option, all of which are needed in this community. The variance gap between what the ...

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Regarding Sapling Green Decision

To The Editor: I would like to comment on last Tuesday’s town board meeting. During this board meeting a new development was discussed, Sapling Green. This development would encompass two very important needs in our community, affordable housing and a home for an established preschool and primary school, Life Long Learning of Estes Valley. This proposal was turned down, because a change in zoning was needed ...

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Kudos To Estes Park Police Department

To The Editor: A job well done by the Estes Park Police and Larimer County Sheriffs Department. As victims of the robberies perpetrated by three 15 years old boys and one 19 year old, we would like to extend our appreciation to the men and women of both law enforcement departments for their hard work in solving this case in a professional and timely manor. They deserve the highest of praise from not just us ...

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Disappointed In Town Vote

To The Editor: Last Tuesday night, a very important vote went before the Town Board; A vote that would have drastically improved the lives of young preschoolers and mid-income families in the town of Estes Park. Unfortunately, this vote did not pass. It was proposed to have a preschool and nine attainable condo units (some which would have been deed-restricted) built on an empty lot near Lake Estes. While w ...

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Fit Family 5 Race A Success!

To the Editor: The 1st Annual Fit Family 5 Mile was held on Saturday, May 31st. The event was a great success thanks to many groups and community members who came together to help create and support a new and fun Estes Park community event geared towards families and fitness. The event included a five mile run/walk and a kid’s activities component which included hurtles, a sprout sprint, long jump, obstacle ...

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A Special Thank You For New Plaque

I wish to thank Estes Park and the American Legion, for giving me a new plaque for my father’s grave. Bill King from Brodie’s placed the original plaque on my father’s grave. My fathers name was Edw. J. Wegner, Army Vet and 10th Mountain Division, at Camp Hale. Sincerely, Pat Lange Estes Park, Colorado ...

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Regarding The Price Of Gas

To The Editor: Shoot – ‘spposin the price of gas isn’t high enough yet?! Walk through any of our parking lots, Safeway, Upper Stanley Village, the Post Office, the schools’ lots, and see the number of unoccupied cars, trucks, and SUVs with engines idling. Even idling are many vehicles that are occupied while waiting for someone to return – foolishly and selfish behaviors, I’d say. Ah, is it possible these e ...

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Fishing Derby Thank You

A hearty “Thank You” to the following people for making the 22nd annual Lake Estes Fishing Derby a success! Trout Unlimited/Alpine Angler, Rapid Transit, Rodeway Inn, American Grille, Pura Vida, Bighorn Restaurant, Casa Grande, Dairy Queen, Dominos Pizza, Fun City, Local’s Grill, Lake Estes 9-Hole, Mountaineer, The Otherside, Poppy’s, Real West Photos, Ride-A-Kart, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Smokin’ ...

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