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Posted on: March 30, 2022

CSU Extension Community Garden in Bailey Welcomes Applications for a Free Plot

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Park County, CO – A unique opportunity for local residents to grow their own food is coming this summer to Bailey. Applications are now open for Park County residents to reserve one of the eight free community garden plots for the summer. 

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Site in Fairplay Closes

Covid-19 Testing Update

Park County, Colo. – The COVID-19 testing site held on Fridays at the Fairplay Community Center from 10 AM – 1 PM will close after this week’s clinic on April 29.  About one-third of state-run COVID-19 testing sites ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Free Diaper Giveaway at Guffey Charter School on April 20

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Park County, Colo. – Park County Public Health is hosting a Free Diaper Giveaway on Wednesday, April 20 from 3:45 - 4:45 PM at the Guffey Charter School, 1459 Main St, Guffey, CO 80820. Parents and caretakers of children in diapers are invited to stop by ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2022

Cancelled: Evening with the Coroner Event in Shawnee Due to Winter Weather

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Due to winter weather conditions, the Evening with the Coroner event scheduled for 6 PM, May 21, 2022 in Shawnee is cancelled. A new date will be announced in the coming days. Please stay safe!

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Park County Shooting Range Closed Until Mid-June

Park County Shooting Range Closure

The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife has temporarily closed the Park County Shooting Range located at 22535 County Road 15, Como, CO 80432, from May 15 until June 17, 2022. This closure is necessary to provide road work and maintenance to the area....

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Posted on: May 21, 2022

Park County Sheriff Eases Fire Restrictions Due to Winter Weather

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Park County – On Saturday, May 21, 2022 Park County Sheriff Tom McGraw lifted the Stage 2 Burn Ban in Park County and removed all fire restrictions due to winter weather conditions. Southern Park County Fire Protection District continues to have...

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Posted on: May 14, 2022

May 14, 2022 Update on High Park Fire

High Park Fire Update

Park County, CO –The Teller County Sheriff's Office and Bureau of Land Management Rocky Mountain District Fire has issued an update on the High Park Fire at 9:30 AM:

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Update on High Park Fire in Teller County and Park County Fire Warnings

High Park Fire Update

Park County, CO – The High Park Fire is burning around 400 acres in Teller County near the Park County border with zero percent containment, according to the Teller County Sheriff Office. Evacuations in the area of Teller County RD 11 and County...

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Posted on: May 7, 2022

U.S. Forest Service Pike-San Isabel National Forests Enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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U.S. Forest Service Pike-San Isabel National Forests Enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Park County, CO - On Friday, May 6, 2022, U.S. Forest Service announced that all districts in the Pike-San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron and Com...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Free Diaper Giveaway at Guffey Charter School on April 20

Diaper Giveaway Flyer  Guffey April 20

Park County, Colo. – Park County Public Health is hosting a Free Diaper Giveaway on Wednesday, April 20 from 3:45 - 4:45 PM at the Guffey Charter School, 1459 Main St, Guffey, CO 80820. Parents and caretakers of children in diapers are invited to stop by ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2022

Park County Sheriff Eases Fire Restrictions Due to Winter Weather

Park County Sheriff Colorado Badge (Tom McGraw)

Park County – On Saturday, May 21, 2022 Park County Sheriff Tom McGraw lifted the Stage 2 Burn Ban in Park County and removed all fire restrictions due to winter weather conditions. Southern Park County Fire Protection District continues to have...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Park County Sheriff and CO Parks and Wildlife Investigate Wolf Sighting

Park County Sheriff Colorado Badge (Tom McGraw)

Park County – On Monday, April 25, 2022 the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) received a report and accompanying video of a possible wolf sighting in the area of Highway 285 and County Road 5. The Park County Sheriff’s Office is assist...

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