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Town Tentatively To Receive $13 Million Federal Grant For Downtown Road Realignment

Second grant must be funded for project to proceed The Town of Estes Park has tentatively received a grant through the Federal Lands Access Program to fund major transit and highway improvements. The Town will receive the $13 million grant if it is also granted $5 million in funds from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). The Town expects to learn whether or not it will receive the second grant ...

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Help EPMC Ambulance Crew Win Ambubus Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit!

Two weeks to go and it’s anyone’s game. Who will win the AmbuBus® Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit™? During the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, there were 10 hurricanes and 19 tropical depressions with 199 direct fatalities and 155 indirect fatalities. That same calendar year, there were 932 tornadoes in the United States with 69 fatalities. Unfortunately, there is nothing First Line Technology can do to preven ...

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Estes Park Museum To Offer Downtown History Tours

Abner Sprague was hired to plat the town in 1905 by Cornelius Bond and the Estes Park Town Company. Within weeks, lots along the street named "Elkhorn" were taken up and new businesses were planted. Over the course of a decade, the basic footprint of the town we know today had put down roots. Discover the hidden past on a walking tour of downtown Estes Park with Curator of Education Alicia Mittelman. During ...

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Labor Day Weekend Arts And Crafts Show

The 41st annual Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Show kicks off Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in Bond Park in downtown Estes Park. The show features more than 100 artists from Colorado and around the country displaying and selling handcrafted art and culinary delights. Major categories this year include jewelry, clothing, pottery, handbags & purses, furniture, home accessories, music, gourmet foods, wa ...

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An Updated Look

Mike Eastman of Big Foot Handyman Services along with assistant Shane put the finishes touches on sprucing up the temporary facade where the Park Theater Mall once stood. In October 2009, a fire destroyed the mall and now Estes Performance InCorporated (EPIC) plans to build a 700+ seat performing arts center with retail, restaurant, and winter garden space thanks to the generous land gift by the Seeley fami ...

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All Aboard The Elkhorn Express!

Estes Park’s free shuttles offer convenience for residents and guests The Town of Estes Park is excited to announce that the trolley is named the Elkhorn Express. Over 90 entries were submitted from all over the United States for the Name-the-Trolley contest and the Shuttle Committee selected the final name from those entries. Three people submitted the name Elkhorn Express with Bruce Barrow the closest at ...

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Estes Park Prohibits Retail Marijuana Establishments

At its regular August 13 meeting, the Estes Park Town Board voted to prohibit retail marijuana establishments within Estes Park town limits, as well as prohibit private marijuana clubs in commercial and industrial establishments. The board considered public comments on both sides of the issue, received before and during the meeting. Pursuant to requirements of Amendment 64 approved by voters in November of ...

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Anniversary Party At Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory For The Sweetest Bear In Town

By: Kris Hazelton One year ago, a young black bear broke into The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory here in Estes Park and had a heyday filling up on chocolate treats from this popular candy shop. Owner of the store Jo Adams came into work like any other day and something struck her as odd, a candy tin and a cellophane wrapper on the floor and dirt on top of her check-out counter. Jo had recently installed f ...

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