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2010-2011 was Community Corner Café’s first season of providing and serving meals to the entire Estes Park Community at no charge. That first season we served 2,386 people. Since that first season we have provided over 9,000 meals at no cost! But Community Corner Café is much more than servi… Read more

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There have been a few reports of bears getting into homes and vehicles in the Estes Valley in the last several weeks. This time of year, bears are busy trying to fatten up for their winter hibernation and they need to consume 20,000 calories a day! Human-bear conflicts are a fact of life in …

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Visit Estes Park (VEP) has hired Michael Zumbaugh for the position of Chief Finance Officer. Zumbaugh will be responsible for the development of VEP’s financial management strategy as well as policies and procedures related to both finance and general operations of the organization.

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It’s hard not to smile when you first see Jennifer Nicholson’s unique hand painted treasures. Her whimsical forest creatures and cheerful color combinations deliver a unique and charming view of the great outdoors. “I want my art to make people feel like they need to go outside,” she said wi…

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When Lois Rentz took a stained glass class with her mom during high school, she never expected it to light a passion that would last over 40 years. “That class led to glass blowing in college and ultimately glass fusing for the past 20 years,” said Rentz. And yes, she still has that stained …

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The Studio Tour invites neighbors, friends, the creative curious, shoppers and talkers (who love to learn) into the studios of professional artists living in Estes. Ten local artists will open their home studios to demonstrate their fine art and craft process: from woodturning to drawing, si…

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The Trail Ridge Quilters, an interest group of the Estes Park Newcomers Club, raised $4014 for the Estes Park Health Foundation during the group’s July online quilt sale. This diligent group of quilters produces a variety of quilted and fabric creations that it sells to raise funds in suppor…

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The Pioneer Award is the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation Inc.'s annual recognition of a person in the community that has contributed to the rich history and positive legacy of Estes Park. This year, the Museum Friends were thrilled to celebrate Pioneer Award Recipient, Greig Stein…

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Coulson Excavating Company, Inc. will begin the 2021 Overlay and Patching Program on Town-managed streets during the week of Aug. 16. Working hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the work is expected to continue through August, weather permitting. Local access will be m…

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The League of Women Voters of Estes Park is holding Voter Registration Drives next to the Estes Valley Farmers Market this summer. Eligible voters from any state can register to vote, or check their current voter registration. The League will also have Colorado and Estes voting information, …

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On Friday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m., join Estes Park Museum staff on a short history hike of the Historic Birch Ruins and Cabin. This one-hour tour will discuss the history of the site, including the fire that destroyed the bungalow and the growth and development of Estes Park. This program is f…

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The Estes Valley Fire Protection District would like to recognize community member Mr. Dennis Pettitt, President of the Lodges at Black Canyon Homeowners’ Association, for his exceptional commitment to improving fire and life-safety in his neighborhood and for those who visit our community.

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Join the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation, Inc. as they host two different tours based on the acclaimed title, Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park: Then & Now, Revised Edition. Special, small group (15 people) tours will be led by author and Historian Laureate Dr. James…

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Estes Park Health Emergency Medical Services seeks donor or foundation assistance to fund an urgent need. In 2021, Rocky Mountain National Park changed digital capabilities to VHF frequency, which impacts EPH EMS’s ability to communicate with RMNP during requests for medical assistance withi…

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When I announced my candidacy for mayor, I made several promises to the people of Estes Park. Being responsive and engaging with them was one such promise. A year on, I take this opportunity to briefly report about my efforts to keep that promise.

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The Estes Park Police Department’s community service officers (CSOs) are at their posts for the summer. These hardworking seasonal employees serve as ambassadors in the downtown corridor. This year the CSOs will be focused on the Elkhorn Avenue intersections, aiming to keep pedestrians out o…

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The Estes Park Museum has nearly 30 volunteers that donate a cumulative average of 2,500 hours supporting the museum every year – that is equivalent to $63,575! It is evident that the museum could not function without these invaluable individuals helping the museum achieve its mission on a d…

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Estee Rivera Murdock has served on the Estes Park Economic Development Corporation (Estes Park EDC) Board of Directors for two years, representing the Rocky Mountain Conservancy (RMC). Estee grew up in southern Arizona, where she attended the University of Arizona studying anthropology and S…

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Each spring, the Trustees of the Town of Estes Park are responsible for evaluating their direct employees. We take up this task understanding that feedback is key to the development of people and organizations. That feedback prompts insight, fosters learning, and leads to the continual growt…

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Estes Park Middle School choir students recently sold socks as a fundraiser and their plan included donating one package of socks to veterans for every package sold. The socks were recently delivered to the residents of the Veterans Community Living Center in Aurora, CO. The veteran in the p…

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A student self-reported having a handgun at the Middle School. The gun was immediately confiscated by the school resource officer. No threats against other students or faculty were made by the student. The student is in custody as the incident is being investigated and the juvenile will be r…