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Town Water Has No Lead Or Copper In Its Source Water Or Distribution Lines

Customers of the Town Estes Park water system recently received educational information regarding the potential health risk of lead in drinking water. It is important for Estes Park residents to understand that there is no lead in the source water used for treatment and there is no lead in the water being supplied to customers through our distribution system. The Town of Estes Park water system consists of ...

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Climber Stranded On Lumpy Ridge Rescued

On Friday evening, January 16, at 5:30 p.m., park dispatch were notified about a stranded climber in the Lumpy Ridge area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  A seventeen-year-old female from Estes Park, Colorado, was climbing with friends.  Another juvenile friend called dispatch via cell phone and reported that the female was 200 feet above the ground and unable to climb up or down.  She had no climbing equi ...

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EPURA Initiated Ordinance Petition Rejected

On January 7, 2009, the Town of Estes Park received an initiated ordinance petition to abolish the Estes Park Urban Renewal Authority (EPURA). The petition was filed by attorney Robert T. Hoban on behalf of his clients, Bill Van Horn and Larry Pesses. Colorado State Statutes (31-25-115) state “The governing body of a municipality may by ordinance provide for the abolishment of an urban renewal authority.” A ...

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Police Report ~ Jan. 16

On December 29 at 10:42 p.m., police were called to 110 W. Elkhorn Ave. on the report that a man in the area had a concealed weapon. Upon arrival, officers found that the man had left the scene but they observed two juveniles who, as they watched officers arrive, fled on foot. Police caught up to the juveniles and upon checking identification, found the juveniles to be in possession of alcohol and a 19 yea ...

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