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Pens For Peace

To The Editor: My son, First Lieutenant Matthew Zeller, is serving with the Army 1st Infantry Division in Afghanistan. He has been sending extensive emails about his experiences there. Would you help me in this quest which I have dubbed "Pens for Peace?"  Thank you from a proud (but worried) mother. Elizabeth Blades Skinner, Allenspark, Colorado From Elizabeth’s son Matt: I'm fine, healthy, extremely satisf ...

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Class Of 2009 Extends Thanks For Prom

Dear Editor, The Estes Park High School Prom is always an exhilarating time for our school district and community. Fortunately, we have an amazing group of students and adults that work hard each year to make this event possible. The Class of 2009 would like to say thank you to the many people in our community that helped with Prom. The Stanley Hotel graciously provided their MacGregor Ballroom as our locat ...

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Duck Security Thanks Volunteers And Others For Successful Duck Race

To the Editor: On behalf of the Estes Park Noon Rotary Club, I want to extend my appreciation to all 75 security volunteers that made the 2008 Rotary Duck Race such a success. We also had several folks handing out lunches from Sid Brown at the Big Horn. And great lunches they were! In addition, there were five auxiliary police to help near the finish line. A welcome visit from the Estes Park Dive Team helpe ...

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Slow Down For The Safety Of Our Kids

To The Editor: Monday morning, a sheriff’s deputy showed up at my door; of course, when I saw him, my stomach immediately dropped, something awful must have happened...why else would he be there? Well to my surprise, (and relief) he was there to tell me that a few people have called to complain about my car sitting at the bottom of Longview Drive and subsequently they had to drive around me! Are you kidding ...

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Rec Center Proposal From Local Teen

Dear all whom this may concern, As a teenager and athlete in our community it has come to my attention that in Estes Park there is no place where people can go and play basketball year round; schools aren’t open to the public, the YMCA closes during the winter, and the courts located near Stanley Park are incompetent for the use of local players due to cracks in the surface and less than desirable hoops. Al ...

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Quota Club Celebrates A Tasty Taste Of Estes

To The Editor: On behalf of Quota Club of Estes Park, we would like to thank the community for the wonderful turnout at the 24th annual Taste of Estes, at the Estes Park Conference Center. The Taste of Estes was a huge success again this year, raising over $8,200.00 for the community. The money raised helps fund a variety of Quota Club community projects. These projects include the Loan Closet at the hospit ...

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EVVA Extends Thanks

Dear Editor The staff and volunteers of Estes Valley Victim Advocates would like to thank the Wheel Bar for hosting the 3rd annual “Ladies Pool Tournament” to benefit EVVA on April 6th. Thanks also to the 32 women who turned out to play and also provide a wonderful buffet for everyone to enjoy. Thanks to everyone who donated the great items for the raffle. Special thanks to Kim Shephard and Ty Nagl for all ...

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Supports Kathy Asche For Rec & Park District Board

To the Editor: We are writing in support of Kathy Asche for board member of Estes Valley Recreation and Park District. Kathy was on the EVRPD board and was term limited four years ago. We have known and worked with Kathy for the past twelve years. She is our personal and business CPA and a good friend. Kathy is intelligent, detail-oriented and hard-working and has great integrity. She will make a terrific a ...

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