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CARRI Searching For Volunteers To Construct Nest Boxes

Photo and article by Scott Rashid For several years now CARRI and its volunteers have constructed and erected nesting boxes in the Estes valley for Northern Saw-whet Owls with great success. Now we are going to begin a new project for Barn Owls and Eastern Screech Owls. Barn Owls are found in open country where there are old buildings such as barns and silos where they raise their families. Sorry, we don’t ...

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Community Drive Road Repair

Community Drive between U.S. 36 and Manford Avenue will be closed to through traffic January 13-14 for repairs. The road suffered extensive damage after the flood and constant use by heavy equipment. Public Works will remove asphalt in damaged areas and replace it with road base. New asphalt patching will occur at a later date. Weather permitting, these repairs should be complete and the road will be reopen ...

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Town Receives Grants For Fall River Restoration

The Town of Estes Park has received a grant from the Northern Colorado Community Foundation to complete funding for a Fall River corridor master planning process. The $50,000 grant and a previously awarded grant from the Colorado Water Conservation Board for $94,000 complete the necessary funding for the master plan. In order to assist property owners with river restoration, the Town of Estes Park has taken ...

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First Ever Tinsel Tavern Tour Saturday, December 14th!

dThe first annual Tinsel Tavern Tour takes place this Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 7-11 p.m. Don your favorite Christmas apparel or an ugly Christmas sweater for the Tinsel Tavern Tour! Starting at the kick-off party at The Estes Park Resort, enjoy live entertainment, appetizers and merriment before stepping onto the Elkhorn Express Trolley and head to a line-up of favorite Estes Park Taverns. Tickets i ...

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No More “No Flush Zones!”

Great news! Upper Thompson Sanitation District has completed the temporary sewer connection at Whispering Pines, which completes the temporary pipeline. Please contact Upper Thompson Sanitation with any questions or concerns. http://utsdrecovery.org/contact-us/   ...

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Bicycle Access On Highways Limited

With the reopening of State Highway 7 between Lyons and Raymond today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has repaired and reopened all of the state highways between the Front Range and the mountains that were damaged during the September floods. However, CDOT is temporarily restricting bicyclists from riding the following, recently repaired highways, to maintain safety for riders and motorist ...

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Donation To Crossroads From Mountain Strong Song

This week, Gail James, composer of the new Mountain Strong song gave a $500 donation to Crossroads Ministry from the sale of the Mountain Strong CD's. In the picture are, from left to right, Kevin Dennis, (Dennis-Tobias Band) Brad Fitch, (cowboybrad.com) Gail James, (composer of song, Mountain Strong) Virgil Good (executive director of Crossroads), and John Roehl, (president of the board of Crossroads Minis ...

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US 34/36 Estes Park Intersection Project Update

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will restart an intersection upgrade project in Estes Park on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The project will improve the safety of the intersection by installing new traffic signals, new pedestrian cross walks and ADA compliant curb ramps. The old poles and signals were built in the 1960’s. They will be upgraded to current CDOT standards which will provide gr ...

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