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The Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center (EPNRC) is always busy doing good in the neighborhood, but sometimes we are asked what we actually do? Our mission is to provide tools that support, connect, and inspire community nonprofits. But what does that look like? We believe that strong nonpro… Read more

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Peyton Wilkerson was selected to represent Team USA in the Pan American Continental Championship Mountain Bike Race in Puerto Rico on March 26.

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A few days ago, a newcomer, who had moved to Estes Park last fall, requested to talk with me about our community. After the requisite introductions and chit chat, she shared with me that she’s been staying home—not because of the pandemic—for fear of the unknown.

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A new telephone hotline and online form are available to report compliance concerns with Vacation Home and Bed & Breakfast Registrations located within Estes Park town limits. To report a compliance concern by phone, please call 970-577-4787, or submit an online form at estes.org/reporta…

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The 2020 wildfire season was incredibly devastating to the Colorado landscape, homes, infrastructure, and the economy. Whether your home or business was undamaged, partially damaged, or destroyed by fire, spring rains and snow runoff on a wildfire burn scar can produce flash flooding both do…

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Throughout April, the Estes Park Archives will focus on early Estes Park businesses operated solely or primarily by women, concentrating on a separate category each Saturday, broken down into Laundries, Lodging, Tea Rooms, and Teaching.

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Estes Park has a long-tradition of its townspeople voluntarily sharing of their expertise and skillsets for the benefit of the common good. They step up during good, as well as trying times. That they do so, and do so in large numbers is a tribute to the character of the people who chose to …

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Keeping nature’s events in proper perspective can, at times be problematic. The spring snowstorm of the past week was one of the problematic times. While the media hype surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and wildfires of the past year, matched the actualities of each event, the hype for the s…

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The Gravitas Peak Prescribed Fire Module and The Ember Alliance, with support from the Big Thompson Conservation District, are intending to conduct a slash pile burn on Meadowdale Lane near the town of Estes Park. Burning may start as soon as Monday morning, March 15, 2021 or may occur other…

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Bank of Estes Park is pleased to announce a very valuable addition to our management team—Robert Armstrong, Loan Officer. With over three decades as a banking professional, he has done it all—primarily working for small, community banks, including helping launch a de novo bank, but also work…

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Estes Park Health now has two general surgeons employed through Estes Park Health to provide the community with 24/7 surgical care: Jennifer McLellan, MD, and Scott Woodard, MD. This replaces the contracted Rural Physicians Group “surgicalist” program that has provided general surgery for th…

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Grant applications for 2021 from the Village Thrift Shop (VTS) are now available for charitable organizations providing services to the Estes Valley community. Non-profits determined by the Internal Revenue Service to operate as a 501(c) (3) and registered in good standing with the Colorado …

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The fullness of the town board’s meeting agendas never ceases to amaze me. The stream of issues we must consider seems to continue uninterrupted.

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“Make no little plans; they have no magic... Make big plans; aim high in scope and work. ”

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Free COVID-19 testing will be provided for Estes area residents on March 1. This testing is for symptomatic individuals and those who have been identified as close contacts of positive COVID cases.Testing will be held at the Pavilion (1115 Rooftop Way at the Fairgrounds) from 10 a.m. - 12 p.…

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It’s established science that physical activity is good for us. It’s also winter in Estes Park. Sometimes, its difficult to get outside for that physical activity. (It’s not the snow and cold…it’s the WIND) Here at the Estes Valley Community Center, we are beginning to increase our occupancy…