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Bicycle Access On Highways Limited

With the reopening of State Highway 7 between Lyons and Raymond today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has repaired and reopened all of the state highways between the Front Range and the mountains that were damaged during the September floods. However, CDOT is temporarily restricting bicyclists from riding the following, recently repaired highways, to maintain safety for riders and motorist ...

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Donation To Crossroads From Mountain Strong Song

This week, Gail James, composer of the new Mountain Strong song gave a $500 donation to Crossroads Ministry from the sale of the Mountain Strong CD's. In the picture are, from left to right, Kevin Dennis, (Dennis-Tobias Band) Brad Fitch, ( Gail James, (composer of song, Mountain Strong) Virgil Good (executive director of Crossroads), and John Roehl, (president of the board of Crossroads Minis ...

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US 34/36 Estes Park Intersection Project Update

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will restart an intersection upgrade project in Estes Park on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The project will improve the safety of the intersection by installing new traffic signals, new pedestrian cross walks and ADA compliant curb ramps. The old poles and signals were built in the 1960’s. They will be upgraded to current CDOT standards which will provide gr ...

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Advisory of Traffic Impact on US 36

Maintenance crews from the Colorado Department of Transportation will be repairing and repaving sections of US 36 between Lyons and Estes Park this week. The paving activity will require single lane closures Tuesday, November 19 through Thursday, November 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. One lane of the highway will remain open to alternating traffic and flaggers will direct motorists through the work zon ...

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Town Board Kills Lot 4 Vote

At its November 12 meeting, the Estes Park Town Board voted not to accept a proposed contract from the Grand Heritage Hotel Group, LLC (the Stanley) for the purchase of Lot 4 in the Stanley Historic District for the proposed Stanley Anschutz Wellness Center. Therefore, no special election will be set for December. All outstanding applications for the project have been officially withdrawn, and the December ...

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Westley Family Still Needs Our Help!

Drunk driver gets off easy, injured family still in need Four months after the Westley family was hit by a drunk driver after celebrating July 4th, the drunk driver who hit them is offered a plea bargain. On July 4th, Greg Westley watched the fireworks in Grand Lake, CO with his wife and eight kids. While walking back to their car along Highway 34, Greg and four family members were hit. Greg died at the sce ...

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Donations From Mountain Strong Shirts Exceed $86,000!

To help our surrounding communities who have been greatly affected by the devasting flood of September 2013, many people jumped in to help. A Mountain Strong logo was designed by EP News. Tim Buck and Ron Shumate of Trail Ridge Printing Company invested an enormous amount of money for inventory, as well as volunteer hours, to make apparel with the Mountain Strong logo available for purchase. The net sale pr ...

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Estes Park Election Results

Estes Library 5A Total Total Votes 4576 YES 2349 51.33% NO 2227 48.67% Estes Park School 3A Total Total Votes 4535 NO 2329 51.36% YES 2206 48.64% Park Director At Large Total Total Votes 4976 Laura Case 1427 28.68% Christie Adams 1256 25.24% Brian Brown 1235 24.82% Tony Gittings 698 14.03% Kristine L. Poppitz 360 7.23%     ...

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