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Bailey resident Kenneth Rees and his family were on their way back from New Mexico over the Thanksgiving holidays when they were involved in a horrific car accident. The accident left Kenneth with a broken neck and other injuries. His wife has a fractured radius and injuries to her wrist and…

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Centennial State Insurance and Open Mortgage are currently holding a coat and food drive to benefit Bailey. We are looking for gently used coats, jackets and hoodies for all ages, and non-perishable food. Drop boxes are located at Moore Lumber in Pine Junction; Platte Canyon Fire Station and…

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Saint Mary of the Rockies Knights of Columbus Council’s goal this and every Christmas is to promote the true spirit of Christmas in our homes, schools, parishes and communities. Knights of Columbus Councils evangelize society through their faithful acts, celebrations and a variety of activities.

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The Conifer Historical Society is pleased to announce our free exhibit on the history of mining in Jefferson County. With accompanying educational programs each month, this exhibit will share the stories, trials and tragedies of mining life. Though gold may have brought many miners to our co…

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Burland Ranchettes Homeowners Association will be out and about mid-December searching for the best Christmas lights in Burland. If you would like us to stop and see your or a neighbor’s Christmas spirit, please let us know with an email to burlandhoa@yahoo.com. Good luck, everyone.

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Vitalant (formerly Bonfils Blood Center) will be holding a blood drive at Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church, Dec. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come to the Parish Center, 9444 Eagle Cliff Road, Aspen Park. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 800-365-0006 or 303-…

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You’ll have one chance to see Timothy P. and The Rocky Mountain Stocking Stuffers Bluegrass holiday extravaganza, Dec. 15, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. They will serve up holiday cheer and loads of fun; featuring 10 of the region’s finest western, bluegrass and folk musicians playing new arrangements a…

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Grant applications for 2019 through the Platte Canyon Community Partnership Resale Boutique are now available on the PCCP website pccpresale-boutique.org, under the “Newsletter” tab.

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This year Counseling Collaborative of the Rockies, Ltd. has created a team of sponsors for our own mountain contribution. We are calling it Mountain Communities Jingle All the Way Sleigh for the Children’s Hospital Toy Run on Sunday, Dec. 2.

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On Sunday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m., the Conifer Historical Society welcomes author J.V.L. Bell as she presents Pikes Peak or Bust: Colorado’s Women ’59ers. Hear the adventures of well-known frontierswomen like Elizabeth Byers, Augusta Tabor and Addie LaMont. Life for these early women settlers was…

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. Adults $9, children under 12 $5. Menu: Eggs, bacon, ham, sausage links and patties, hash browns, biscuits and country gravy, …

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The Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the basement of the Association Building located at 86 Elk Creek Drive, Bailey. Nominations for 2019 board of director candidates will be accepted. You do not need to be a member to attend.…

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Enjoy an afternoon filled with holiday trolleys, warm spirits, live entertainment, Christmas shopping, Santa Land and, of course, the very best small town Christmas parade. Santa will arrive about 11 a.m., and the parade will begin at 2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.goconifer.c…

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The StageDoor Senior Company will perform the winter classic “White Christmas” Nov. 30 through Dec. 13, evenings at 7 p.m. and matinees at 2 p.m. This musical tale follows the romantic trail of two World War II veterans with a successful song and dance act, pursuing a duo of singing sisters …

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It’s back! The Fifth Annual Bailey Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 599 Rosalie Road, Bailey. It’s a Bailey tradition supporting the students in the Platte Canyon School District. Come burn off a few calories before feasting on that turkey. Run/walk the 5K trail…

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Come enjoy this year’s Festival of Trees at Tomahawk Ranch, 2113 Park County Road 43, Bailey, Friday, Nov. 16, 3:30 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to see the uniquely decorated trees and kick off the voting for People’s Choice award. Santa will be available 4 to 6:30 p.…

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Burland Firewise needs your help Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18. We will complete our fourth Saws and Slaws event for longtime resident Pat Escobar, 48 Chickadee Lane in Burland Ranchettes.

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Come get your Christmas tree on Nov. 24., 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In Bailey, turn east on County Road 68 at Rustic Station. Follow the signs about nine miles. Sales support FMS eighth graders attending Seacamp. Trees are on 140+ acres on pristine private properties. Bring a saw (chain saw OK), p…

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Centennial State Insurance and Open Mortgage are currently holding a coat and food drive to benefit Bailey. We are looking for gently-used coats, jackets and hoodies for all ages, and non-perishable food. Drop boxes are located at Moore Lumber in Pine Junction; Platte Canyon Fire Station and…

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Come enjoy River Canyon Gallery’s Fine Art and Fine Craft Holiday Party, Nov. 18, 3 to 6 p.m., 57 Main Street, Bailey. Please join us for a celebration of the Holiday Season. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments and beverages. This is a free public event, and all are welcome. In addition,…

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Friends of the Bailey Library will be hosting their first silent auction at Aspen Peak Winery in downtown Bailey on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2 until 5 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Friends of The Library in support of the Bailey Library, 350 Bulldogger Road.

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Harry Truman holds press conference at Conifer Historical Society. November is election month; join us on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. for a “Whistle Stop” visit from the past as Harry Truman comes to the Little White Schoolhouse. Hear the “ghost” of President H…

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. Adults $9, children under 12 $5. Menu: Eggs, bacon, ham, sausage links and patties, hash browns, biscuits and country gravy, …

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The Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the basement of the Association Building located at 86 Elk Creek Drive, Bailey. Nominations for 2019 Board of Director candidates are currently being accepted; we need volunteers. Meeting n…

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Would you like to make a difference in the Bailey community? The Bailey Public Library is looking for volunteers to shelve items during the week and to read at Story Time from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays. Volunteers must pass a background check in order to volunteer. Please come in and pick …

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A kick-off meeting for our new Community Wildfire Protection Plan is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Platte Canyon Fire Protection District station 2 next to Delwood Square. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

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Crow Hill Bible Church will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19.

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In addition to our delicious monthly lunch at noon on Nov. 9, nurses from Park County Health Department will be available to offer flu shots to seniors. Be sure to bring your Medicare or other insurance card with you. No senior will be denied a flu shot for inability to pay. We meet at the P…

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The members of the Baha’i’ Faith in Park County announce the formation of their Local Spiritual Assembly (LSA). The LSA, the administrative body of a Baha’i’ community, is formal once there are nine adult Baha’i’ members or more residing in a determined geographic area. There are LSAs all ov…

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Two high school students, Troy and Gabriella, defy the social norms and cause an upheaval when they audition for the school spring musical. Though their actions are a threat to the status quo, Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well. This smash hit …

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Burland Firewise needs your help Saturday, Oct. 27, and Sunday, Oct. 28. We will complete our fourth Saws and Slaws event for longtime resident Glenda Marshall, 133 Beaver Trail in Burland Ranchettes.

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LifeBridge Food Pantry is a non-profit food pantry that helps feed the needy in the Platte Canyon area. This year we will be helping give 110 Thanksgiving food baskets. We need help from the community with this project. If you would like to help purchase a Thanksgiving food basket it will co…

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Come to Conifer High School Nov. 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., to enjoy the bounty of the community. You’ll find juried artisans, baked goods, a silent auction and lunch available. Sponsored by the Conifer Newcomers & Neighbors, profits go to local nonprofits. See www.coniferneighbors.org for more…

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Centennial State Insurance and Open Mortgage are currently holding a coat and food drive to benefit Bailey. We are looking for gently used coats, jackets and hoodies for all ages, and non-perishable food. Drop boxes are located at Moore Lumber in Pine Junction; Platte Canyon Fire Station and…

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Join us at River Canyon Gallery, 57 Main Street, Bailey, for a Fine Art Photography Exhibition during October and November. On Saturday, Oct. 20, come enjoy a reception with refreshments, 3 to 6 p.m. Artists include Roger Shafer, Jim Coker and Laura Harwood. For more information call 303-838…

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The Conifer Historical Society is pleased to announce our free exhibit on the history of Bradford Junction. 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the Yellow Barn at Bradford Junction. If you’ve ever wondered about this amazing structure, now is your chance to learn more. In addition to the histor…

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Auditions for “Sylvia” at StageDoor Theatre will be held Sunday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to noon, and Monday, Oct. 15, 7 to 9 p.m. Actors need to bring a resume and head shot, as well as prepare a one to two minute comedic monologue, and participate in cold readings from the script. Auditions are b…

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An angel needs help: Join us for a silent auction and team trivia night benefit. All proceeds go to Anet Aldridge’s medical expenses. Join us Oct. 13, 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church, 9444 Eagle Cliff Road, Aspen Park. The silent auction will take place from 5:30 to 8…

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Ladies, join us for Ladies Tea at Crow Hill Bible Church, Oct. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Connect with the ladies of CHBC as we fellowship, worship and enjoy assorted teas, sandwiches and desserts. Please contact the Women’s Ministry to purchase tickets, help with providing food, or to volunteer,…

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Silverset moves back to ShawneeThe Silverset monthly luncheons are moving back to the Platte Canyon Community Center (VFW hall) in Shawnee. The next luncheon will be Friday, Oct. 12, at noon. Bring your appetite and good fortune, because we’re playing bingo with prizes after lunch. Join us f…

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Come to Shawnee Saturday, Oct. 6, 1 to 5 p.m. for Shawnee History Day. We’ll have a pot-luck community event, free, at the Gathering Place, aka Shawnee Store, next to the Shawnee Post Office in historical Shawnee. Bring food or drink to share

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Burland Homeowners Association would like to invite you to our October monthly meeting. This meeting will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Shepherd of the Rockies Lutheran Church at 106 Rosalie Road, Bailey, starting at 9 a.m. The Platte Canyon Fire Protection District will be there with som…

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On Sunday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m., Conifer Historical Society is pleased to welcome John Steinle for a program on the Ghost Towns of Jefferson County. Throughout history, these little towns were founded for many reasons. All that remains today are traces of the past, or sometimes nothing at all.

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Join the Platte Canyon  Fire Protection District on Oct. 12, 5 to 8 p.m., at Fire Station #2 at 153 Delwood Drive (top of Crow Hill).

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Feel witchy this time of year? The annual Witches Tea, an afternoon party supporting PeaceWorks, will be enjoyed on Friday, Oct. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the main house at Bailey Community Park on Main Street in downtown Bailey.

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The Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the basement of the Association Building located at 86 Elk Creek Drive, Bailey. Our guest speaker will be April Dawn Knudsen, who is running as an unaffiliated candidate for Park County com…

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The 285 TechConnect Radio Club, for ham radio enthusiasts interested in its technical aspects, will hold its monthly meeting 10 a.m. - noon Saturday, Oct. 6, at Inter-Canyon Fire Station Number 3, 8445 South U.S. Highway 285, Morrison. For more information, visit www.na0tc.org.

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In this hilarious 90-minute show, two performers play 13 roles – not to mention the piano – in a witty and winking homage to the old-fashioned murder mysteries. It’s the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder. You don’t want to miss this killer musical comedy. “Murder For Two” runs from O…

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