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Parking Enforcement Begins On Memorial Day

The Estes Park Police Department will begin patrolling public parking areas for parking compliance beginning May 27. Public parking areas include free parking lots and on-street parking with all-day, three-hour and 30- minute time allowances. Motorists are encouraged to refer to parking lot signage for site-specific information and exceptions. Free maps identifying parking availability and time allowances a ...

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New Life For 58 Year Old Rotary Pavilion

Phase I of the Pavilion Project was completed Friday, May 17, with Rotary volunteer power. The first coat of stain went on smoothly, thanks to several willing workers. It was completed in just under three hours on a beautiful day, according to Rotarian Peter Sinnott. Phase 2, the second coat of stain, was applied on Monday, May 20. The pavilion was built in 1955 as a Rotary Club of Estes Park project to com ...

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Death of Local Man Under Investigation

On May 20 at approximately 10:54 a.m., the Estes Park Police Department and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a body in Lake Estes near the Estes Powerplant. Members of the Estes Valley Fire Protection District Dive Team and a Larimer County Coroner’s Office representative recovered the body of Estes Park resident Gregory George Hurt, age 62. The case is currently under investigat ...

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First Estes Park In Bloom Project Takes Place Friday, May 17

Aspen trees to be planted at Scott Avenue ponds The first Estes Park in Bloom project is scheduled to take place on May 17. Through a partnership of the Town’s Parks Division, the Estes Park Tree Board, Eagle Rock School and Platte River Power Authority, 70 aspen trees will be planted in the area of the Scott Avenue ponds to aid in natural contaminant filtration. Approximately 25 students from Eagle Rock Sc ...

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Library Is Looking For Summer Reading Program Junior Volunteers

The Estes Valley Library’s youth department is looking for trustworthy junior volunteers to help distribute prizes for their summer reading program. Students ages 11-18 will be responsible for the record keeping of what prizes are given to each participant and the care and safe keeping of prizes on a cart. Enthusiasm, encouragement to readers, smiles and attention to detail are a plus. Volunteer shifts are ...

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Town Of Estes Park Now Accepts Credit Cards And Offers Online Bill Payments

The Town of Estes Park now accepts credit and debit cards, giving customers the convenient option to pay for certain Town fees and charges online and at Town Hall, 170 MacGregor Ave. Services currently payable by credit card include electric and water utility bills, Division of Building Safety permit fees (building, sign, roofing, etc.) and business license renewalsthrough the Town Clerk’s office. Credit an ...

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Update On Town Projects

With spring popping up just around the corner, the Town has a number of projects on our plate that you'll be seeing in one stage or another over the next few months. I wanted to give you a short update on a number of these projects that we're working on. The latest stage of the Bond Park improvements is right on schedule. Of all our current projects, I've probably heard the most about this one. Yes, we know ...

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Home Fire Sprinklers Designed to Save Lives, Local Demonstration to Show How

More than 80 percent of all fire deaths occur in the home. Sprinklers and smoke alarms together cut your risk of dying in a home fire by 82% relative to having neither. Home fire sprinkler systems keep a fire small and reduce the amount of heat and smoke, giving people time to escape and in many cases they put the fire out completely. To help with understanding the benefits of having in-home fire sprinkler ...

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