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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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Facts About UTSD Election

Dear Editor: There is a flyer circulating in Estes Park containing a number of inaccuracies about the Upper Thompson Sanitation District and the May 6th Board of Directors election. Here is the truth compared to the scare tactics in the flyer: 1. UTSD is listed on the Larimer County property tax rolls, but both the mill levy and the amount of tax are ZERO. The current board works to keep it that way. 2. Mer ...

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Observations On UTSD From Board Member

Dear Editor: In response to the letter from Gregg & Suzanne Jurgens suggesting a “positive change in leadership” on the Board of Directors of the Upper Thompson Sanitation District, I offer these observations: 1. The Upper Thompson Sanitation District board of directors formally adopted Rules and Regulations last December that apparently a lot of contractors and engineers don’t like. They don’t like them be ...

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Thank You For Safe And Wonderful Prom

To The Editor: THANK YOU to the many students and adults who worked to make the EPHS 2008 Prom a success! The junior class and their sponsors, Bryan Thomas and Jonathan Hodel, did an outstanding job of planning and decorating. The parents did a wonderful job of cleaning up after the dance. The Stanley Hotel provided an elegant backdrop for the memorable night. The faculty, staff and administration supervise ...

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Jim Martinsen For Park & Rec Board

To The Editor: I am running for a Director Position on the Estes Valley Park and Recreation District Board. I have considerable Board experience having served on the Boulder Planning Commission for eight years, the St. Vrain Board of Education for eight years, and the Niwot Sanitation District Board for six years. I moved to Estes Park two years ago and my daughter became involved with swimming, first for t ...

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