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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…

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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…

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See the ECHPOA holiday light display at 86 Elk Creek Drive, Dec. 12 - Jan. 1, 5 - 10 p.m. Tune your radio to 91.9 FM.

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View Conifer Historical Society’s festively decorated windows at the Little White Schoolhouse, 26951 Barkley Road in Aspen Park. Our windows will be lit nightly from Dec. 5-Jan. 1. Community members have created fun and festive dioramas for your viewing enjoyment.

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Beneficiary of the Month applications are due by Dec. 18 for partnerships with the Platte Canyon Community Partnership (PCCP) Resale Boutique in Bailey Plaza on U.S. Highway 285.

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Saturday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m., join us for a very different Bailey Main Street “tailgate party” holiday celebration. We’ve made changes to comply with Colorado mandates while celebrating the Christmas season, and our amazing small town friends and neighbors.

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Saturday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m., join us for a very different Bailey Main Street “tailgate party” holiday celebration. We’ve made changes to comply with Colorado mandates while celebrating the Christmas season and our amazing small town friends and neighbors

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Any Platte Canyon Area Chamber of Commerce member in good standing can participate in “Shop Your Small Town,” including festivities on Bailey’s Main Street and Parade of Lights.

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Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association thanks all volunteers and participants in this year’s Trunk or Treat. It was a success, and raised $150 in donations for building restoration fund.

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New to the Bailey area? Or an old-timer and want to get involved with a local non-profit? The Board of the Friends of the Bailey Library is in need of a few new members. The Friends’ mission is to support and promote library services in the Bailey community, along with additional funding for…

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The Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Property Owners Association will the Community Trunk or Treat / Spooky Willow Trail / Grab ‘n’ Go Bowls of Chili on Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31.

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. Note that masks are required inside the building. There will be no indoor seating, but outdoor seating will be available. Donatio…

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G.R.A.C.I.E. stands for Giving, Resourceful, Admirable, Caring, Involved, and Exceptional. Named for long-time park county resident Gracie Trast, who was known for her community involvement and especially with children with developmental disabilities. Each year the Platte Canyon Area Chamber…

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The 9Health Fair is coming to Bailey Saturday, Oct. 17, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Platte Canyon High School gymnasium. This will be an extremely COVID19-safe event. The services available will be the laboratory blood draw, the usual health screening labs, flu immunization, and a variety of community …

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Have you been thinking about getting more involved? Now is your chance to make a difference. Conifer Historical Society is currently accepting applications for the secretary of the board position for the 2021-22 term. Visit www.coniferhistoricalsociety.org/board/ for position details and to apply.

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The Silverset luncheon scheduled for Sept. 11 has been canceled due to the virus epidemic. Future Silverset luncheons are on hold, pending further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, Sept. 6 from 7:30-11 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. 

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Haven’t paid 2020 dues? Starting Sept. 1, dues will be discounted to $40 for the rest of the 2020 calendar year. Please make sure your dues are up to date before fishing. Mail dues to 86 Elk Creek Drive, or pay online at https://echpoa.wordpress.com/.

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The 9Health Fair is coming to Bailey Saturday, Oct. 17, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Platte Canyon High School gymnasium. This will be an extremely COVID19-safe event. Services available will include a laboratory blood draw, featuring the usual health screening labs, the flu immunization, and a vari…

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The community slash drop-off site is now open at Platte Canyon Mudhole Ball Fields. Drop off loads of slash for $20 per load.

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, Aug. 2 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. Note that masks are required inside the building. There will be no indoor seating, and outdoor seating will be limited. Donation …

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This hour-long program presented by interpretive naturalist and long-time storyteller Swiftdeer-Paige celebrates the return of the coyote to our area. Play a lively audience participatory game to learn how coyotes survive in the modern world, listen to a whimsical Okanagan story about how th…

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Come join story time 10 a.m. every Wednesday at Staunton State Park Visitor Center Patio. Afterwards, take a fun hike to learn about the natural world. The hike will be about one mile (or less if you want) along Davis Ponds Trail.

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2020 is a special year, so Staunton State Park’s annual Marmot Fest has changed to a visual/virtual meandering hike. Come enjoy a beautiful hike along Staunton Ranch from the Meadows Parking Lot. Learn fun and fanciful facts about our little furry friends: the marmots.

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Makenna R. Browne of Conifer graduated this June from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore., with an Honors Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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Make-believe, imagination, and your goal to achieve is all you need to take an epic journey discovering magical worlds as you Explore Summer Reading with the Bailey Library. Everyone is welcome on this quest for knowledge, fun and adventure as you imagine your story. The story is yours to cr…

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On Saturday, June 27, Crow Hill Insurance will host their ninth 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 …

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Conifer Historical Society is looking for people to help email newsletters and deal with social media (Facebook, Pinecam, Nextdoor, etc.). Have some time and skills to share? Please email us at info@coniferhistoricalsociety.org.

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Platte Canyon High School senior Drew Heineman has been named a Hagan Scholarship recipient for fall 2020. This scholarship is awarded to just a few hundred rural students across the nation. Drew is leaning toward attending Charleston Southern University in Charleston, S.C., majoring in biol…

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Platte Canyon Schools Superintendent Mike Schmidt says that if students need to pick up items left at one of the schools, please contact Marilyn Sturk at the preschool, Jeff Lubansky at Deer Creek Elementary School, Jesse Walters at Fitzsimmons Middle School or Mike Schmidt at Platte Canyon …

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Drive-through meals are available at Deer Creek Elementary School. Hours are  Monday through Friday, 11a.m. to 1p.m. Pick up both breakfast and lunch at the same time. Open your cars trunk or hatch and indicate how many bags you need.

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LifeBridge Food Pantry is stocked with the good stuff for local families. Hours for pick-up are Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. You’ll find fresh produce, milk, eggs, meat, baked and paper goods and candy. Spread the word:

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The Chances Scholarship application deadline has been extended to April 17. This scholarship is available to any high school senior that lives in the Platte Canyon School District. For more information on the scholarship, please email chancesscholarship@gmail.com.

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Here is what the HUNDO Board is thinking regarding the upcoming June 20, 2020 event. As the situation around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, they are going to remain optimistic and hold the date. This of course may change for many reasons. Look for another official announce…

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Friends of the Bailey Library Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 11 at the Library is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Friends’ indomitable spirit has for many years made it through rain, sleet, snow and anything else Mother Nature has thrown at the Egg Hunt. We have finally met …

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Otis Schmidt of Bailey was named to the dean’s list at Pacific University for the Fall 2019 semester. The dean’s list recognizes undergraduate students in Pacific’s College of Arts & Sciences who earn a grade point average of at least 3.5.

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With large meeting restrictions and the stay-at-home orders in place, the Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows Home Owners Association monthly meeting scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled. Please visit echpoa.wordpress.com/ for information on the association.

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The 285 TechConnect Radio Club has cancelled the April 4 meeting due to the coronavirus. For more information, visit www.na0tc.org.

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Burland Homeowners Association has closed the playground equipment at Weakland-Fawks Park in Burland Ranchettes. The coronavirus is viable on outdoor surfaces and could be transmitted to your children who play on the equipment. The Association  cannot insure your safety even if the equipment…

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The League of Women Voters invites you to view the documentary “Winner Take All” and attend a presentation after on the impact of National Popular Vote (NPV) on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m., Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73, Evergreen. The film and presentation are free and open to all.

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The health of the Conifer Historical Society’s visitors, presenters, members and volunteers is of the utmost importance to us. Following best practice advice from health experts, we are cancelling our March 15 program, “Let Women Vote!” As our patron base touches the most at-risk groups for …

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Due to some of our board members unable to attend, Burland Homeowners Association has canceled the March 14 meeting. We will see you on April 14. If any questions, please contact burlandhoa@yahoo.com.

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