• 0

The Elk Creek Highlands general meeting has been changed to Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the community building at 86 Elk Creek Drive.

  • 0

On Saturday, June 5, Crow Hill Insurance will host their 10th annual free community Shred-A-Thon from 9 a.m. – noon. The event will take place at the office located at 460 County Road 43, near the top of Crow Hill and the traffic light. A certified shredding company will be on site to shred …

  • 0

Keystone Science School is excited to offer the Joel and Patti Meier Scholarship for any KSS Adventure or Expedition program. This is an exclusive scholarship opportunity for any rising middle or high school student from Park County. Several scholarships will be awarded and cover approximate…

  • 0

Burland Firewise will be hosting its 10th Saws and Slaws Fire Mitigation Project May 15. Come join neighbors helping neighbors to create defensible space to lessen the impact when wildfire occurs.We’ll be at 387 Impala Trail, 9 a.m. Chainsaw operators will get a safety briefing, then start t…

  • 0

The May meeting of the Central Colorado UAS Club  will be a field trip to the CSU drone facillities at Christman Field in Fort Collins, Saturday, May 1. Register for the trip at www.eventbrite.com/e/field-trip-to-csu-tickets-149783024057.

  • Updated
  • 0

Platte Canyon Fire Department is excited to announce a new public outreach program sponsored by the 285 Angels and the American Red Cross.

  • Updated
  • 0

Chaffee County Writers Exchange is sponsoring a writing workshop, “Plot Development and Flaws,” on Monday, April 26, 8:45 a.m. - noon. Pre-registration by email is requested at info@CCWritersExchange.org. The ZOOM link for the free workshop is on our website calendar at www.CCWritersExchange.org.

  • Updated
  • 0

U.S. Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper announced that the first-ever joint U.S. Senate application process for students in Colorado seeking U.S. service academy nominations is now open. The academies requiring congressional nomination include the U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Forc…

  • 0

Bailey Library is delighted to present its newest local author, Aaron Apodaca, with his recently published book, Elements: Rise of the Hunters. Aaron grew up in Bailey and graciously donated his book to the library of his childhood. Help support our local authors and check out their books at…

  • 0

Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at our Community Building, 86 Elk Creek Drive.

  • 0

Seniors Alliance would like to announce a COVID-19 vaccine event at Conifer High School on Friday, April 16 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. People can use this link to pre-register and get the process started: stride.mycareally.health/pages/screener.html?jid=210896928641972.

  • 0

On Saturday, June 5, Crow Hill Insurance will host their 10th annual free community Shred-A-Thon from 9 a.m. – noon. The event will take place at the office located at 460 County Road 43, near the top of Crow Hill and the traffic light. A certified shredding company will be on site to shred …

  • 0

Our next book club meeting is on April 18 at 11 a.m.  Join us for a discussion on “Doc Susie: The True Story of a Country Physician in the Colorado Rockies,” by Virginia Cornell. In 1907 Doc Susie went to Fraser, Colo. with a bad case of tuberculosis and a broken heart. Soon she forgot about…

  • 0

Share memories, stories and photos on Conifer Historic Snow Storms Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m. Have you wondered how our recent snow storms compare to those of the past? How did they dig themselves out way back when without snowblowers? Hosted by CHSM Board President Erin Thatcher. Bring your…

  • 0

The Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative is again seeking photographs taken in the Mosquito Range (from Hoosier Pass to Weston Pass and from Highways 9 and 285 to the ridge line of the peaks). Thirteen great photos will be chosen to create our 2022 fundraiser calendar. A photographer whose pho…

  • Updated
  • 0

The Hartsel Community Library, 86 Valley Avenue  in Hartsel has re-opened. Days and hours of operation are Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Come check out our new arrivals, DVDs, and our back room used book sale. Hardbacks are $1 each or six for $5. Paperbacks are…

  • 0

Rocky Mountain Rural Health (RMRH) is now accepting applications for its Board of Directors. RMRH is a longstanding nonprofit dedicated to helping the residents of Park County access the health care they need. Ideal candidates will have a background in finance, social services, the nonprofit…

  • Updated
  • 0

Central Colorado UAS (drone club) is pleased to present our eighth UAS Roundup conference. This half-day event is being held virtually as we continue to address issues with the pandemic.

  • 0

Conifer Podcast continues this Wednesday, March 17, at 5 p,m.  On behalf of Conifer, Bailey, Evergreen and the U.S. Highway 285 corridor, we recognize Howard Paul, Public Information Officer and Preventive Search and Rescue Coordinator of Alpine Rescue Team, for their continuing service to o…

  • Updated
  • 0

Stress, anxiety and depression are experienced by millions of young people. We follow physician and filmaker Delaney Ruston as she discovers solutions for improved adolescent well-being in the digital age. Parents who would like some pointers on helping their kids survive and thrive during t…

  • 0

Would you care to comparing the Jazz age to modern day? Join Conifer Historical Society and Museum for a discussion on Conifer in the 1920s, Sunday, April 11 at 2 p.m. This free event includes a video screening (Conifer in the 1920s) followed by a live question and answer session with John S…

  • 0

As Senior Coalition receives information about Covid vaccine availability, they share the information. SC has been advised to not call to pharmacies or the county directly, but to use their websites to sign up. You will then be notified when and where to get vaccinated. The availability and …

  • 0

The next meeting of the Central Colorado UAS Club  will be Saturday, Mar. 6, 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Central Colorado Regional Airport, 27960 CR 319, Buena Vista. Join us on Zoom; details on our web site, address below. Our mission is to provide an informal and social gathering for pilots and own…

  • 0

Join South Park Early Childhood Parents As Teachers and Edith Teter Preschool for a Wellness Workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. We know winter can be overwhelming and even stressful. This year, we’re facing unique challenges. Join us for ideas on how to survive and thrive. Hos…

  • 0

Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative announces the launch of “Bug Bites,” free nature take-and-make kits. Thanks to The Summit Foundation, South Park Early Childhood and Fairplay Library, these little nature discovery kits will be available at least monthly in 2021 to help you explore the outd…

  • Updated
  • 0

Adults and teens who are interested in what makes teen relationships healthy (or unhealthy) are invited to a free Zoom presentation Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m.

  • 0

More than 400 students were named to Fort Lewis College’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade point average. They include:

  • 0

Tax forms and instructions have arrived at your local Fairplay Library, 400 Front Street. If you’re in need of a chrome book, ask the front desk how you might be able to check out one of ours. Also, we have a great selection of eBooks, yet we would like to get requests for new orders from ou…

  • 0

Seniors at Platte Canyon and Conifer High Schools are invited to apply for service scholarships at Platte Canyon Community Partnership (PCCP) Resale Boutique in Bailey Plaza.

  • 0

Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association met Feb. 3 in the association building at 86 Elk Creek Drive. For the foreseeable future, you’ll be able to attend via Zoom. For more information, go to http://echpoa.wordpress.com or email echpoa80421@gmail.com.

  • 0

Central Colorado Housing’s (a department of UAACOG) Home Repair program can upgrade windows, add insulation, repair or replace furnaces and replace doors. With cold weather and heating costs on the rise, upgrades and repairs will pay for themselves. The program can address other concerns, su…

  • 0

Looking for a fun-filled activity without leaving the comfort of your warm home? Interested in learning about local history? Join the Conifer Historical Society’s virtual book club as we read “The Secrets of Elk Creek,” by Bonnie Scudder. Join us online Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. for our first…

  • Updated
  • 0

Resilience1220 is hosting Talent Spectacular. Submissions to the contest, due by Feb. 1, may be uploaded through the link on the website. See Resilience1220.org for additional rules and details. Contestants must be age 12 to 20 and live in the Resilience1220 service area (mountain communitie…

  • Updated
  • 0

The Chaffee County Writers Exchange is sponsoring the January “WE Write” free writing session, Monday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. - noon via Zoom. The topic is “Seques!” led by Laurel McHargue, noted novelist.  In this session Laurel will offer tips for utilizing transitions in your writing, moving fro…

  • 0

The Fairplay Library, 400 Front Street, is giving away their VHS movies free. The movies, mostly children’s Disney, will be set out for the taking, first come, first served. These freebies will be available until Tuesday, Jan. 19. Our open hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Frida…

  • Updated
  • 0

The annual meeting of Rocky Mountain Rural Health will be conducted electronically on Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. Please call Rocky Mountain Rural Health at 719-836-2169 for instructions on how to attend the meeting remotely.

  • 0

Park County Public Health is currently administering vaccines to Phase 1A and 1B populations. The initial supply of vaccines will be very limited and will be distributed in a swift, fair, and efficient way. Visit the PC Public Health page Vaccine Resources page at parkco.us/810/Vaccine-Resou…

  • Updated
  • 0

The Handyman Services program is available to any senior in Park County on a voucher basis. The senior needs to enlist the help of a friend, relative, neighbor, or business to do the work and provide an estimate of the work to be done to PCSC.

  • Updated
  • 0

Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative has been named Community Partner of the Year for 2020 by Wildlands Restoration Volunteers.

  • 0

Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative will be holding the annual meeting virtually this year. Join them Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m. via Zoom. A brief meeting and board elections will take place, followed by a special program at 6:30. Find a Zoom link on MRHI’s website, www.mrhi.org.

  • 0

Students at Montana State University have been honored with places on one of the university’s honor rolls for the fall 2020 semester. Christopher Long, Josefine Martin, Joshua Seidler II of Bailey and Julia Romero of Pine have all been named to the Dean’s List by earning grade point averages…

  • 0

Thanks to generous donations from our community, Conifer Historical Society now has a free lending library for their patrons. Whether you are looking for books by local authors or information documenting local history, there are resources for the casual reader, the hardcore researcher, and e…

Latest e-Edition

  • To view our latest e-Edition click the image on the left.

This Week's Mountain Guide

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Featured Businesses