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2014 Trail Running Conference Attracts World And National Champion Athletes

Join some of America’s best trail and mountain runners at the second annual Estes Trail Ascent - Trail Running Conference, October 9-11, 2014, at the historic Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, CO. Team USA 2014 athletes Sage Canaday, Zach Miller, Joe Gray, and Shannon Payne will attend, as well as Darcy Africa, Nick Clark, Michele Yates, and Josh Arthur. The athletes will participate in panel discussions and lead ...

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Nordson Corporation Builds New Playground In Carriage Hills

Cleveland based Nordson Corporation and its Fort Collins based subsidiary Value Plastics Inc. recently selected Estes Park as the recipient of their 2014 Big Build, a charitable program in which Nordson supplies funding and employee volunteers to build playgrounds in and near the communities where it operates. The new playground was recently completed above the Carriage Hills ponds between Highway 7 and Car ...

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Dannels Fire Station Open House And Community Pancake Breakfast

Join the Estes Valley Fire Protection District (EVFPD) for a free pancake breakfast and open house on Saturday, Oct. 11, to celebrate National Fire Prevention Week. Fire District volunteers and staff will be serving up breakfast from 8–11 a.m., providing station tours, hands-on fire safety activities and child car seat checks. The Dannels Fire Station is located at 901 N. Saint Vrain Ave. Coloring contest – ...

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Upper Thompson Sanitation District Proposes 2015 Rate Increase

The Upper Thompson Sanitation District Board of Directors will consider a proposed one year rate increase at the October 21, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. District customers are encouraged to attend a Public Hearing scheduled for October 13, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at the District’s administration office, 2196 Mall Road, Estes Park, Colorado. At the October 13, 2014 Public Hearing, the rate proposal will be discus ...

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Town Pursues Grant Funding For Potential Flood Mitigation Projects Downtown

The Town of Estes Park has applied for $13.5 million in state and federal grants for potential downtown Estes Park flood mitigation projects. As witnessed during the September 2013 flood, the downtown economic center of Estes Park is at particular risk when Estes Park is faced with flooding due to narrow channel, undersized box culvert/bridges and building encroachment into the Big Thompson and Fall River c ...

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Reconstruction Updates Issued For Big Elk Meadows And Pinewood Springs

 New one-page Reconstruction Updates have been produced by Larimer County Engineering for the Pinewood Springs and Big Elk Meadows areas. The newsletters are located on the Larimer County Engineering page at: and the Larimer County Flood Recovery page,, under Roads and Construction.  Larimer County Engineering created the newsletter-like prod ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Donates Truck To Glen Haven Fire Department

Glen Haven was declared as a federal disaster area during last year's floods. Due to this designation, Rocky Mountain National Park staff were able to transfer a surplus Dump Truck at no cost to the Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Department to support community recovery efforts. On Tuesday, September 9, Jerry Jacobs, RMNP Property Management Specialist, Tom Housewright, Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Dave ...

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Recycle Electronics And Shred Personal Documents October 11th At The Stanley Park Fairgrounds

On Saturday, October 11, at the Fairgrounds Park-n-Ride lot off Manford Avenue, community members can conveniently recycle unwanted electronics and have old personal documents shredded and recycled. Both collections take place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., with Rotary Club of Estes Park sponsoring the Shred-a-Thon and the Town of Estes Park sponsoring electronics recycling. Shred-a-Thon The Rotary Club of Estes ...

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