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There will new twist at the Legion this year. On Halloween Day (Saturday, Oct. 31), a Trick-or-Treat Trail will be added to the graveyard, with bowls of candy and other treats placed in front of tombstones.

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While the Estes Park Museum Gallery has been closed since mid-March due to COVID-19 concerns, the gallery will re-open on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Gallery hours will be limited to Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Some changes will include limiting the number of visitors to 10 a…

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Estes Park Power and Communications has scheduled a power outage on Monday, Sept. 21 along Fish Creek Road to allow the crew to work on electric infrastructure equipment for the new Water Division facility at the intersection of Brook Drive and Fish Creek Road. In order to perform this work …

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The Team of Doug Kern, Ron Little, Gavin Wilson and Taylor Beck finished first, with a score of 11 under par, in the Thirst Living Waters Golf Tournament held Friday August 7th at Highland Hills Golf Course in Greeley, CO. This team made up Kansans, one transplanted to Colorado, played excel…

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In response to the extreme fire danger in our area, the current level of fire activity with the Cameron Peak Fire and the continuing drought and wind conditions, pursuant to International Fire Code Section 307.1.1, I hereby issue an open burning ban within the Estes Valley Fire Protection Di…

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Estes Park is a haven for rock climbers and some of the nation’s most famous climbing routes are located here, including three of the 50 Classic Rock Climbs of North America. Rock climbing took off in the 1960s, is now mainstream and currently an Olympic sport. How has climbing in Estes Park…

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These days, the news is a steady stream of somber statistics, sound bites, and stories. Energized by longstanding grievances and fueled with the uncertainty of a world immersed in pandemic with no end in sight.

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After five months, the Town of Estes Park will resume its water and electric utility payment collections for customers who have not paid their bills during the pandemic. Beginning in August 2020, utility accounts that are past due by 30 days or more will receive a delinquent notice by mail. …

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The Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary (EVSR) recently distributed its annual Community Grants for 2020. Now more than ever, the non-profit organizations in the Estes Valley are in need of financial support and the EVSR was pleased to grant a total of $23,601 to these 13 organizations:

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It was 1993 when the Darlings moved from a small town in Ohio to Estes Park, with their three children. Family and friends were left behind; Estes Park was a new beginning. They opened the Estes Angler with Don's brother and Don having been a builder since 1979, Estes offered promise and ano…

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Fishing in the Big Thompson River or splashing in the water at the Lake Estes Marina are just two of the many blessings of clean, safe water. Clean water is essential to life. The Upper Thompson Sanitation District (UTSD) is a valued community asset, owned by its customers, and performs an i…

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Since 1970 the population of North American birds has declined by 30%, or nearly three billion birds. If you enjoy watching hummingbirds, eagles, osprey, and other birds that call the Estes Valley home, we invite you to join the land trust during their July breakfast.

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Due to COVID19, The Rooftop Rodeo is canceled this year. Along with it, Estes Park Health Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, Crowns for the Care, will not award a Mrs. Rooftop Rodeo 2020. The Mrs. Rooftop Rodeo Crown is given to the person who raises the most money for Oncology Services…

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The Town of Estes Park will test a traffic calming pilot program on Third Street to help reduce the amount of cut-through traffic between State Highway 7 and U.S. 36. Residents of Third Street provided feedback to the Town stating that traffic frequently speeds between the two highways, whic…

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While enjoying the holiday weekend, we want to remind locals and visitors that Larimer County's mask order applies in Estes Park. Businesses must ensure everyone is wearing a face covering, including customers, unless they have implemented additional measures: www.larimer.org/coronavirus. Em…

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Contractors for the Town of Estes Park will begin the 2020 Street Improvement Program on Town-managed streets by late June. There will be separate contractors for the chip and crack seal work beginning June 29, and for the overlay and patching work, beginning July 13. Working hours will be 7…

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Transparency. An oft mentioned word. Describing an essential element of meaningful relationships. The foundation for conducting business. A fundamental principal of news reporting. And, according to Christopher Salem, a business process and emotional intelligence strategist, a key to product…

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The library building is being prepared for a re-opening within the coming weeks. We’ll be following current safety orders, moving carefully forward into this next phase. For now, some things will be different. Here’s what to know if you plan a library visit:

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Ballots will be mailed the week of June 8th and must be mailed back to the County Clerk’s Office by Primary Election day, June 30th. This primary election is for United States Senator; Representative to the 117th United States Congress - District 2; Regent of the University of Colorado - Con…

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Estes Park has held public meetings virtually, requesting public comment in advance. In order to allow live participation while keeping meetings virtual, the Town will use a new virtual platform for public meetings beginning with the Town Board meeti…

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The Cadettes of Girl Scout Troop #70455 chose the Estes Park First Responders this year as our Home Town Heroes. As reported by Chris Guy, Leader of Troop #70455, “Not only do they keep us residents safe throughout the whole year, they also assist in tending to the enormous task of keeping t…

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The Town of Estes Park is seeking your feedback on its proposed Stay Healthy Streets plan. This proposal provides options for a potential weekend test of providing added physical distancing for a safer downtown for both residents and guests, and is in response to the State's "Safer At Home" …

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As statewide Safer at Home restrictions are relaxed, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment and the Town of Estes Park will allow local public health orders limiting the operations of Estes Valley lodging facilities to expire May 31. Beginning June 1, lodging facilities may …

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Vickie Dennis, manager of the Estes Park Farmer’s Market is pleased to tell us that she’s received the final approval to have the Farmers Market here in Estes Park this summer! She said, “It was a long road to get this organized and put together with everyone’s utmost safety in mind, and now…