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Be Safe Around Swift Water

By: Derek Rosenquist, Administrative and Training Captain, Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department With the arrival of warmer weather, rivers are rising and flowing faster. Although they can be unsafe any time of year, they are especially treacherous now. Adults can easily be swept off of their feet and into the water where hidden hazards lie under the surface. Hypothermia sets in quickly with low water temper ...

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Town Invites Public Comment On Prospect Avenue Reconstruction Design

The Town of Estes Park Public Works Department is proposing a design to reconstruct a 2,500-foot section of Prospect Avenue. A public forum will be held on Wednesday, June 17 from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. in Room 203 of the Town Hall, located at 170 MacGregor Avenue in Estes Park. Cornerstone Engineering and Surveying, the project consultant, will present a completed preliminary design for public review, questi ...

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Town Water Is Safe

Town of Estes Park water customers may notice a slight yellow or green tint to water when filling a white sink or bathtub. The water does not pose any health hazards. Extensive quality testing performed by the Town verifies the water complies with all State and Environmental Protection Agency standards. The discolored water occurs with the natural breakdown of organic matter during the winter, and carries d ...

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Free Parking Available At More Than 30 Locations Across Town

Public parking areas in Estes Park include free parking lots and on-street parking with all-day, three-hour and 30-minute time allowances. Drivers should refer to parking lot signs for site-specific information and exceptions. The Town of Estes Park produces free parking maps which are available in containers placed on poles at public parking lot entrances. Parking areas are patrolled daily. Free all-day pa ...

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Town Hall Meeting On Transitioning To The Future

On Thursday, June 18, at 7:00 p.m., the Sustainable Mountain Living (SML) group will be hosting a community-wide Town Hall meeting focusing on the future of the Estes Valley. The group will be proposing that our community adopt The Estes Valley Transition Initiative, a plan for creating a low-energy, resilient and sustainable future. The world is facing the convergence of major de-stabilizing issues over th ...

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Town Holds Public Meetings For International Building Codes Adoption Process

The Town of Estes Park Department of Building Inspection is facilitating a series of public meetings to outline and discuss updates to building code standards within Town limits in compliance with the International Building Codes. Five meetings have been held to date. Stakeholders in the construction industry and other interested individuals are encouraged to participate in the process at future meetings. T ...

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Safeway Fueling Station Application Under Review

Safeway Inc. has submitted a development plan application and statement of intent to the Town of Estes Park Community Development Department for construction of a new fueling facility at 621 Big Thompson Avenue.  The site is currently that of Silver Lane Stables. The proposed facility would include a 1,185 square foot kiosk or convenience store and a 6,075 square foot overhead canopy above 6 multiple-produc ...

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