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EVFPD Fire Chief Scott Dorman Issues Open Burning Ban

In addition to the open fire and smoking ban in effect on the east side of the Continental Divide within Rocky Mountain National Park, a fire ban is now in effect for the Estes Valley Fire Protection District and was issued from Fire Chief Scott Dorman on December 3, 2012. In response to the extreme fire danger in our area, the current level of fire activity with the Fern Lake Fire and the continuing drough ...

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Town’s Snow Removal Team Ready For Winter

By: Scott Zurn Public Works Director and Kate Rusch Public Information Officer Frost has been in the air more than once in recent weeks, signaling winter weather is just around the corner. To prepare, the Town of Estes Park has been busy readying its fleet for snow and icy conditions. While many communities do not plow residential streets or prioritize them last, the Town of Estes Park plows all of its appr ...

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The “New” Estes Park News Facebook Page The Estes Park News is transiting its Facebook presence from a "group" to a "fan" page. This will allow for a better Facebook experience allowing users to "like" and share content. From the Facebook blog site: While Pages were designed to be the official profiles for entities, such as celebrities, brands or businesses, Facebook Groups are the place for small group communicatio ...

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Bestselling Author Mary Doria Russell In Estes Park

One Book One Valley 2012 is honored to welcome award-winning and bestselling author Mary Doria Russell to Estes Park for a one-night-only speaking event. Russell will discuss her writing and give insights into her novel “Doc,” which offers an entirely fresh, engaging, and richly-researched take on the Doc Holliday story. Last spring, residents of the Estes Valley voted “Doc” as the choice for this fall’s On ...

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Another Trolley Arrives

Wayne and Sharon Groome have done it again and purchased another rubber-tire trolley. In March of 2011, the Groomes bought a 1977 Minibus trolley, which became know as “Herbie” in memory of their friend Herb Siddle. The trolley was a hit and appeared in parades, car shows and festivals. It was just a fun vehicle for the Groomes, who sold it early this year to a group in Manhattan, Kansas. This past Friday, ...

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Fish Creek Trail Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Construction on the new extension of the Fish Creek Trail is complete! Please join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, September 29th at 2 p.m. Festivities will begin at the south end of the trail -- in the parking area located at the intersection of Fish Creek Road and Cheley Camp Roads. We will have guest speakers and refreshments. Come on out for an afternoon celebration and walk along the new ...

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Town’s Free Shuttles Saw Another Increase In Riders This Year

From: Kate Rusch Public Information Officer The Town of Estes Park continues to adjust its Free Shuttles program to meet the needs of Estes Park residents and guests during the busy summer season. This year, more than 58,800 people rode the Town’s Free Shuttles, a 3.5 percent increase over 2011, which was a record year as well. Each year, more local workers utilize the free shuttles to get to and from work, ...

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Town Proceeds With Purchase Of Open Space At Kiowa Ridge

By: Kate Rusch - Public Information Officer The Town of Estes Park will move forward with a contract to purchase two parcels of land in the Kiowa Ridge subdivision at the southern edge of town. One parcel is occupied by a Town-owned water distribution tank. The other parcel is 7.96 acres of open space and wetlands along CO Highway 7. The Town Board initially approved the purchases for $50,000 in May of this ...

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