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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…

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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.

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking volunteers to fill two openings on the Habitat Partnership Program State Council, the oversight body for the Habitat Partnership Program (HPP), which works through local committees to resolve conflicts between agricultural operators and big game and ass…

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The Independence Center in Colorado Springs is excited to offer free technology to our Independent Living consumers and Home Health clients in Park, El Paso and Teller counties. The purpose of the giveaway is to help reduce social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Park County has a new community Resource & Wellness Line. The Resource & Wellness Line offers trained staff and volunteers who will listen to the client’s needs, who are familiar and engaged with the county’s resources and can make warm hand-offs, and who can help clients envision a …

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Starting Aug. 10, Coloradans can apply to be commissioners on the new Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions. Applications for both congressional and state legislative commissions are open at https://redistricting.colorado.gov/. Applications will be accepted until Nov. 10.

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Undergraduate students at Montana State University in Bozeman have been named to the university’s two honor rolls for the 2020 spring semester. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to be on either the President’s List (4.0 GPA) or Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher).

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While you are stuck at home, you can find cool things to do at What’s Happening in the Mountains. Find online virtual events and classes, and great free stage plays for the children to watch. Let them be entertained and amused checking out zoos and aquariums webcams. Go to https://www.whatsh…

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Park County Senior Coalition recently received emergency funding from the Older Americans Act and Summit Foundation to provide emergency meals to Park County residents 60 years of age and up.

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If you are in any need of assistance due to hardships because of the emergence of COVID-19, Park County’s confidential Emergency Assistance Hotline provides resources and services to community members in need.

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The Park County Democratic Party caucus will take place Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. This is where we will select our U.S. Senate candidate as well as other, local candidates.

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Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2019. There are two MSU honor roll lists, the President’s List and the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in 12 college-level credits.

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The University of Utah congratulates 8,465 students who received their academic degrees on May 2, 2019. The following local students earned degrees:

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The Park County Historical Society will have another trip on Sunday, July 7. We will meet at McGraw Memorial Park in Bailey at 9 a.m. We will drive (carpool recommended) to Jefferson, where we can meet participants from the South Park side at approximately 9:30 to 9:45.  From there we will h…

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Please help support Park County Search and Rescue at their upcoming fund-raisers. PCSAR will be celebrating our accreditation to Mountain Rescue Association at these events. See you there.

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Please join us for our next Central Committee meeting as we prepare for the 2020 election. All Democrats, left-leaning unaffiliated voters and unregistered voters are welcome. Get more involved with your local like-minded group. We are a minority group in Park County and would like to increa…

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Park County Search and Rescue is accepting new members. If interested, please visit our website, pcsar.org; email info@pcsar.org; or call 720-432-3050 for more information. Anyone is welcome to attend a Tuesday evening meeting. PCSAR meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7:3…

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The 13th annual Boys and Girls Club of the High Rockies Chili Cook Off and Silent Auction will be held at two locations Saturday, Jan. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m.:

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Park County Public Libraries have announced new hours of operation to better serve you. Bailey Library: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday new hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday remains at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bailey Library is located at 350 Bulldogger Road …

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Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is seeking to purchase artwork to be displayed in the new Outpatient Services Pavilion being built on the hospital campus in Salida. The pavilion is slated to open in spring 2019. Local and regional artists are invited to submit work to the HRRMC …

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Ready for a front-row seat to history? Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Class of White House Fellows. The White House Fellowships offer U.S. citizens early in their careers a chance to work one year in Washington at the highest levels of the federal government.

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Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally-funded program that helps eligible hard-working Colorado families, seniors and individuals by paying a portion of their winter home-heating costs. Our goal is to help bring warmth, comfort and safety to your home and family by assist…

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Attention adults age 19+: Did life get in the way of finishing high school and getting your diploma? Or for career advancement, have you wanted a diploma instead of a GED? If so, and if you are highly motivated, Park County Public Library has two remaining scholarships for Career Online High…

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Come learn what the County Coroner, David Kintz, Jr., does, and ask any questions you might have, at the second annual Evening with the Coroner public information forum. Kintz will cover these topics:

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Park County Sheriff candidate Mike Brown will be at the Alma Coffee House located at 131 North Main Street from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Feb. 3. He will also be in at the Crow Hill Café, 1 Delwood Drive, Bailey, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, and at the VFW Breakfast in Shawn…

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Park County Senior Coalition is providing outreach events throughout Park County to inform seniors of new transportation options available to them. Events are planned for 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 27, and 8 a.m., noon, and 5 p.m. on Jan. 3.  Call 719-836-4295 to participate.

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The Flume’s People’s Choice ballot is again in this week’s edition. If you haven’t done so, please take some time and vote for your favorites around the county.

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The Park County Historical Society will tour the Como and Buckskin Joe Cemeteries on Saturday, Oct. 28. Our itinerary:

Meet at McGraw Memorial Park in Bailey at 9:30 a.m.

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Fairplay’s Wearable Art Fest (aka Bead and Fiber Show) will be held on historic Front Street on Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This event will feature bead artists, crafters, and dealers as well as fiber artists. Weekend activities will include clas…

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We are seeking vendors, craftsmen and particularly food vendors to join us. The Hartsel Days Celebration is happening the first weekend in August. Last year had over 800 attendees. A 10’x12’ space is only $35. We are also looking for volunteers to help with Hartsel Days. Come work with a gre…

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“American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on the History channel. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find…

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The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Mountain Area Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public co…

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American Red Cross is launching its third annual Giving Day on April 26. Our critical mission is to raise funds, to support lifesaving work of the American Red Cross. By uniting together, we can make a major impact.

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Colorado Master Farm Homemaker Guild is offering a $500 scholarship this year to a Colorado woman with an agriculture background. Known as the “Second Chance Scholarship,” it will be given to someone who has had her college education interrupted or postponed and is hoping to attend a college…

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Are you interested in being a foster parent? Do you want to be a positive influence in a child’s life? Park County Human Services is actively recruiting families that meet our foster parenting requirements and are ready to change the lives of children in need.

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Drive Smart is pleased to offer driving school scholarships to area teens. The scholarships are designed to offer driver education classes to students who, due to financial or other circumstances, would not otherwise have the opportunity to take them.

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Four U.S. Military Service Academies Information Days will be conducted in Colorado, so parents and students can join representatives from the Air Force Academy, Military Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, Coast Guard Academy and ROTC/NROTC college programs for an information s…

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This year’s new member training for Park County Search and Rescue will be ramping up on Wednesday, April 5, in Fairplay, with an orientation meeting. Trainings will follow every April Saturday in Bailey and Fairplay.

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Are you interested in being a foster parent? Do you want to be a positive influence in a child’s life? Park County Human Services is actively recruiting families that meet our foster parenting requirements and are ready to change the lives of children in need.

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Drive Smart is pleased to offer driving school scholarships to area teens. The scholarships are designed to offer driver education classes to students who, due to financial or other circumstances, would not otherwise have the opportunity to take them.

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Since 1988, Intermountain Rural Electric Association’s Board of Directors has awarded grants to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education. Winners will be drawn at the June 22 Board meeting. The winners must be members, or children of members, of the Association, an…

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AspenPointe, in conjunction with Park County Mental Health Alliance, invites you to learn about our expanded services in Park County, meet our clinicians and therapists and learn how we can partner together.

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The Targeted Outreach Program administered by Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation now offers free cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to qualified women aged 21 through 64. The program is made available through the Women’s Wellness Connection, a program of t…

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Are you new to the mountains, or a new homeowner in Park County, or new to an area adjacent to public or agricultural lands? Come on over to the Living in the Mountains workshop. Park County, U.S. Forest Service, North-West Fire Protection District and the CSU Extension Service will present …

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The Colorado Nurses’ Association and Southeastern Colorado Area Health Education Center are soliciting nominations for the annual Southeastern Colorado Regional Nightingale Nurse Recognition Event. The regional event will be held at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center on Friday, …

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The Colorado State Forest Service is now accepting orders on a first-come, first-serve basis for low-cost seedling trees, shrubs and perennials grown at its Fort Collins nursery. More than 100 species/size options are available, with seedlings ordered now to be distributed statewide next spring.

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