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A Letter From Fire Board Candidate Bud Duryea

To the Editor: My name is Bud Duryea and I am an incumbent candidate for the Board of Directors of the Estes Valley Fire Protection District. The purpose of this letter is to encourage your readers to vote in this important election on May 8, 2012, to demonstrate my commitment and contribution to the community and to endorse fellow members Jack Rumley and Bob Cheney as part of an effective leadership team t ...

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Police Report

The charge(s) are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. On March 6 at 3:10 p.m. police were called for a robbery that had just taken place at 103 W. Elkhorn Ave. The suspect, a male, approximately six feet tall and 150 pounds was wearing black clothing and a ski mask, fled the crime scene and was last seen running south on Moraine Ave. The Estes Park Pol ...

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Spotting An Imposter

The holidays are a time of giving, but they are also another opportunity for scammers to line their pockets. Scammers fabricate all kinds of convincing stories to get money from their victims. If someone contacts you claiming to be a family member or friend, and asks you to wire cash for an emergency, think twice. Check the story out with other friends or family, and ask questions that a stranger couldn’t p ...

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Estes Valley Fire Fighters Battle Structure Fire In Canyon

At 3:47 p.m. on October 25, 2011 the Estes Valley Fire Protection District was paged to 2359 Big Thompson Canyon for a structure fire. The first arriving engine reported a well involved structure fire with power lines involved and initiated an exterior attack due to extremely hazardous conditions caused by the power line and a partial roof collapse. The occupants were not at home. Highway 34 was closed for ...

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Open Burning Restrictions In Effect

Open Burning Restrictions in effect for the Estes Valley Fire Protection District In response to the very high fire danger in the Estes Park area, the recent local fire activity within Larimer and Boulder Counties, and the continuing drought conditions, Fire Chief Scott Dorman has issued open burning restrictions within the Town limits of Estes Park and the unincorporated areas within the Estes Valley Fire ...

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Estes Park Fire Protection District Urges Caution

Wildfire season on the Front Range runs year round. In the past week there have been three wildfires in Boulder and Larimer Counties. There was also a small grass fire in the Glen Haven area. Despite the cool night temperatures and occasional moisture the winds quickly dry out fine fuels, making them susceptible to fire starts. March has not yet brought much moisture to the lower elevations of the Front Ran ...

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Business On Alert

The Town of Estes Park Police Department will host “Businesses on Alert,” a new seminar for business owners and their employees, on Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Estes Park Museum meeting room, 200 Fourth Street. “Businesses on Alert” will cover topics including how to handle shoplifting and becoming more aware of potential credit card fraud and customers attempting to use counterfeit bills and fraudule ...

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