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EPD Gets New License Plate Scanner Technology

By: Eric Rose Police Commander The Estes Park Police Department is now able to gather critical law enforcement information through a license plate reader (LPR). The LPR system detects license plates on parked and moving vehicles with cameras mounted to the roof of the police vehicle. Video is captured and compared to a regional law enforcement database, alerting officers to stolen vehicles and license plate ...

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Accident Victim Found

At 2:00 p.m. this afternoon David Laurienti’s body was found in the Upper Fay Lakes drainage on the north slope of Ypsilon Mountain. His body has been protected and moved to a more secure location. The six-person park team who located his body will be coming out of the backcountry tonight. Tomorrow, park rangers will evaluate alternatives for the safe recovery of his body. This will be dictated largely by w ...

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Town Seeks Community Input On Grant Applications For Major Transportation Related Projects

The Town of Estes Park is considering applying for a grant through the Federal Lands Access Program. If the Town were to apply for and receive the grant, it could fund major transit and highway improvements, enhancing the local economy and overall quality of life. On Thursday, March 21, grant and potential projects information will be presented at a community open house and Town Board study session in the T ...

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Dreams And Reflections: High School Art In Library Exhibit

The Estes Valley Library is hosting a special exhibit featuring the artwork of students from Estes Park High School. Thirty original student creations are now on display through the month of March. The show features drawings and paintings from twenty-eight highly accomplished art students. Mediums include pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolors and acrylic paints. Featured this month is a wid ...

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Rocky Mountain Park Inn Announces $11,000 In Contributions To RMNA

Voluntary Donation Program at the Inn, a Forever Resort, Yields Funds for Non-Profit’s Education and Preservation Efforts within Rocky Mountain National Park Forever Resorts’ Rocky Mountain Park Inn, is pleased to announce the donation of more than $11,000 to the Rocky Mountain Nature Association (RMNA) in 2012 as a result of its give-back partnership with that organization. Since the partnership began in 2 ...

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Participants Sought For St. Baldrick’s Day Sunday, March 24th

Volunteers baldly stand in solidarity with the 160,000 kids diagnosed with cancer each year while raising money to fund pediatric cancer research The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money to fund the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives, has issued a lofty challenge to everyone who wants to help raise m ...

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Public Participation Needed To Create Senior Center And Museum Master Plan

The Estes Park Senior Center, 220 Fourth Street, and the Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street are beginning a process to create a Master Plan for the facilities. Public input is critical to creating this roadmap for future services and facilities. Outreach includes three public meetings, an online survey, a random-sample telephone survey and a Master Plan web page. Senior Center Manager Lori Mitchell commen ...

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Colorado Aviation History At Next Estes Valley Library Family Night

The Estes Valley Library invites families with children in kindergarten through fifth grade and interested community members to their family night on Tuesday, February 26th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Hondius Room of the public library. Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum’s speaker’s bureau will present Colorado Aviation History: Colorful Characters, Interesting Exploits. Chuck Stout will present a narrate ...

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