Not exactly monkey business

Kima Bay bucket

And to think some people assume we just monkey around during the off-season … What does it take to get voted the #1 Cleanest Park in the World a full 19 years in a row? This sort of attention to detail: Anthony and his crew are spiffing up the bucket from Kima Bay, which includes…

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Enter our Be Cool Sweepstakes!

Congratulations to our winner (chosen at random): Stacy D. from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Thanks to all who entered! —– The start of summer is just around the corner – let’s celebrate with a new sweepstakes! But first, a public service announcement: Please take some steps to Be Cool this summer and you’ll be glad you…

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New favorite phrase: “Opened a can of pout”

  Dear Holiday World, I just wanted you to know that my mom was planning a big trip to Williamsburg,Virginia. I asked my mom if we could go to Holiday World too. She said maybe but not for very long. When she said that, I opened a can of pout and got really upset because…

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Say ahhhhhhhhhh….

Somehow I didn't expect to be able to see Monkey Boy's uvula (you know, that hangy-down thing in the back of your mouth) … … but it looks like he already had his tonsils out.

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Call for riders

Happens every spring right about this time. Time for the coasters to reawaken and for employees to demonstrate their loyalty. Time to ride. We started with The Raven. Later on at a meeting, someone asked who had gotten to ride. Quite honestly, all you had to do was look around the conference table and check…

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Why fly when you can be carried?

The pleased look on this Eagles Flight bird’s face cracks me up. He’s got it made in the shade. And here’s another critter catching a ride. We told him not to peek. But did he listen? Meanwhile, Star Spangled Carousel’s pavilion is getting some color.

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Okay, so who’s got the instructions?

Well, whoever has them, be sure to put them somewhere safe. …because there are a ton of parts to this Kima Bay contraption. Right now, the pieces are stacked next to our new Carpenters Shop. But someday soon they will migrate over to the other side of the hill. Lift hill that is.

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Snow day!

…well, there’s snow, but we’re here. If you haven’t already, you might want to take a look at our Kima Bay Construction Cam, as the sweep of the area shows some lovely precip. (I refuse to call it “the white stuff.”) Last night at home, when I realized it was snowing, I turned on the…

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Do monkeys hibernate?

Apparently not… These simians can't wait for May to roll around. After yesterday's torrential rainfall, the Kima Bay area should be renamed Kima Mudhole. However, the sun is out, drying the land, so there should be some interesting activity on our webcams soon.

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Announcement … for 2009

So, am I getting on your nerves yet? For weeks and weeks a barrage of emails has overloaded my Inbox. And everyone's asked the same thing: We know about Kima Bay, but you promised more. When will you tell us? And now, we start talking about 2009. Is this a typo … or something far…

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