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A “Creative Coffee Chat” will be held on Thursday, July 8, 10 a.m. at the Java Moose in Fairplay, hosted by Park County Creative Alliance. Share your ideas and find out more about PCCA’s summer happenings and how to get involved. Review PCCA’s Art Adventuring map of Park County. Take a look …

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, July 4 from 7 - 11:30 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. NOTE masks might be required inside the building. There will be no indoor seating, and outdoor seating will be available. Donation…

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The Friends of the Bailey Library will be holding their annual book sale. Children and adults can pick up DVDs, CDs, and, of course, hardback and paperback books. The sale begins this Friday, June 25 and will be available for at least a week. Hours for the sale coincide with those of the Bai…

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Bill Taylor, the new Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Bailey and Shawnee, has succeeded Joe Price. Price was a great Commander, and will be a tough act to follow.

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Fairplay Library, 400 Front Street, has two children’s summer library programs coming up. Bring your toddlers to Story Time starting Wednesday, June 16 at noon and every Wednesday through Aug. 11. Sign up your children ages 6-12 for any of our six 2021 “Tail and Tales” programs starting Mond…

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Come enjoy the legendary country breakfast served by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 on Sunday, June 6, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Come and enjoy all you can eat. Donation asked: adults $9, children under 12 $5. Menu: Eggs, bacon, ham, sausage links and patties, hash browns, biscuits and co…

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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 …

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The next Conifer Historical Society’s online chat will be Sunday, June 13 at 2 p.m. Camping season officially starts this weekend. Are you interested in the history of camping in our area, or maybe even discovering a hidden gem? Join us for the latest and greatest Cchat: Mountain Lions, Mars…

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Park County Historical Society will host the Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at McGraw Memorial Park, Saturday, May 29 at 11 a.m. We will be saying “thank you” to all who have volunteered at McGraw Park or are thinking of volunteering in the future. We will have burgers, hot dogs and drinks to…

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We are ready to party! Seniors Alliance of Platte Canyon invites you to our second anniversary celebration this Saturday, May 22, 1 - 4 p.m. We are located in the Bailey Community Center at 83 Main Street, Bailey. Come join us for refreshments outside under the canopy. Tour our office and se…

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Our next CHSM Chat will be May 23 at 2 p.m. Join us for a fun roundtable about Conifer restaurants. Reminisce about culinary delights from local establishments of years past. Participants are welcome to share their own favorite memories and photos with us during this virtual event. Hosted by…

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Elk Creek Homeowners will be holding a garage sale at the community building this year, May 22, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. All proceeds will go to community building repairs and updates.

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Attention: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8661 will be meeting at the Shawnee-Bailey post (Platte Canyon Community Center) Wednesday at 6 p.m.. We need new members. Please bring your DD214. New members will be free for the first year.

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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.

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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 …

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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.

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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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