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Town Board Submits Comments To WAPA

The Town of Estes Park will submit a list of comments, in the form of the attached resolution, for Western Area Power Administration to consider during the scoping period for the proposed Estes-Flatiron Transmission Rebuild Project.  We understand that this proposed project is in its earliest stages and we appreciate the opportunity to comment. RESOLUTION NO.  18-11 A RESOLUTION TO CONSIDER COMMENTS FOR WES ...

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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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Alone We Cannot Solve The World’s Problems, But We Can Each Do Something

By: Rene Moquin and Donna SalamoffDonna and I have been involved with Marion Medical Mission and their efforts to install shallow water wells in remote villages in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania East Africa.During my volunteer work in Africa the past three years, I have visited 250 villages. It's one thing to hear about children dying of waterborne diseases in the news. It's another to have held their hands an ...

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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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Moraine Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Slated For Spring Of 2012

The Town of Estes Park will make improvements to the sidewalks, curbing and gutters along Moraine Avenue in the spring of 2012. The project, which will focus on infrastructure along the east side of U.S. 36/Moraine Avenue from Elkhorn Avenue to Crags Drive, was originally proposed for either fall of 2011 or spring of 2012. During a public forum and comment period, business owners asked for construction to t ...

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Credit Card Fraud Increasing In Larimer County

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has experienced an increase in the number of reports of credit card fraud recently. It is not yet clear what is causing this increase but a formal investigation is underway. The Sheriff reminds citizens to be cautious when sharing personal information, especially when responding to emails or text messages. Banks and financial institutions usually will not request your per ...

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KRBR Says “Good-Bye”

The staff at KRBR would like the thank our loyal listeners, show hosts, supporters, friends, and neighbors for all their support and encouragement. Unfortunately, it was just not enough. The station has been unplugged as of Monday, Oct. 17th. We are very sorry for this decision. It was out of our hands. To our supporters and hosts we want to say that we are extremely sorry for the interruption to the schedu ...

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Town Administrator Jacquie Halburnt Announces Her Departure

In a letter written October 11 to Mayor Bill Pinkham and the Board of Trustees, Estes Park Town Administrator Jacquie Halburnt announced that her last day with the Town will be December 31, 2011. Halburnt thanked the board for the opportunity to serve the Town Board, staff and citizens of Estes Park. “I’m committed to being part of the team through the end of the year,” she said. “After that, I look forward ...

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