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“How To Love Estes Park” Now On Sale

By: Kris Hazelton Local businessman, author and artist Michael Small recently created an art poster he has titled, “How To Love Estes Park.” This touching tribute to the mountain town we all know and love is an Estes Park original. The poster features thoughts and suggestions on just how to love our town. Some of the suggestions on the poster read: “Inhale the scenery, marvel at the abundant wildlife, learn ...

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Speaker Tom Gootz Discusses Wolves Of Yellowstone National Park

On Wednesday, December 10, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tom Gootz will discuss the latest information on Wolf recovery and the effects of wolves on the Yellowstone ecosystem with information taken from his new book: “Transformation in Rocky Mountain National Park:  Effects of Climate Change and Human Intervention.” Photos and information obtained from recent visits to Yellowstone will also be included.  Wolves were ...

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Meet Me @ The Museum: Then And Now Photographs From Museum Archives

On Monday, December 1, the public is invited to join Director and Curator of Exhibits Derek Fortini when he presents his findings that compare historical and contemporary photographs of Estes Park. Fortini’s research is in preparation for a new 2015 feature in the permanent gallery. He will present some of his favorite photographs selected from the Museum collection and the stories of recreating them in the ...

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Estes Park Board Of Trustees Unanimously Request Special Election Regarding Provision Of Broadband Services

On Tuesday, 11-Nov, the Estes Park Board of Trustees unanimously requested a special election regarding provision of broadband internet services. The request for a special election originated with a resolution adopted by the Estes Park Economic Development Corporation (EDC) last August. The resolution urged the Town of Estes Park to hold an election asking voters whether, without raising taxes, the Town’s r ...

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Larimer County Road 43 Reconstruction Work

With permanent reconstruction work underway along a section of County Road 43, damaged in last year’s flood, the weekly traffic delay schedule has been posted at www.lcr43.com, where the public can sign up for email updates. During the week of November 16-22, construction activities will continue between mile markers 7.7-9.4, with crews doing clearing, grubbing, excavation and blasting work. Drivers can exp ...

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Town’s Snow Removal Team Is Ready For Winter

The Town of Estes Park has been busy readying its fleet for snow and icy conditions. While many communities do not plow residential streets, the Town of Estes Park plows all of its approximately 225 residential streets within Town limits after emergency routes are clear. That means plowing approximately 57 miles of streets, 12.5 miles of sidewalks, 12 miles of trails, and 15 parking lots. When sufficient sn ...

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Property Owners Invited To Review Draft Master Plans For Fall River And Fish Creek

Property and business owners along Fall River and Fish Creek are encouraged to attend open houses to review the draft Fall River and Fish Creek Master Plans. The open house for the Fall River Master Plan will be held Monday, November 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 1509 Fish Hatchery Road. The open house for the Fish Creek Master Plan will be held Wednesday, November 12 from 4 p.m. ...

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Estes Park Free Shuttles Continue To See A High Level Of Ridership In 2014

The 2014 Estes Park Free Shuttles saw extensive use again this year, carrying 87,200 riders during the twelve-week season. An additional 1,872 people have ridden the Elkhorn Express (trolley) for special events and weekends this year. Notably, the Brown Route carried 25,647 passengers, an increase of 20.6 percent over 2013. This year marked the ninth year of free service, with shuttles operating June 21 thr ...

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