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Larimer County Drops Fire Restrictions

The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today dropped fire restrictions due to the recent precipitation. Restrictions had originally been put in place in July 29 and were to last until September 2nd. Restrictions, as well as dropping restrictions, are based on a recommendation from Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden. There are currently no fire restrictions in place in Larimer County. ...

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Town Meeting To Be Held On Development Code Proposal

The Estes Valley Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss potential changes to the Estes Valley Development Code as it pertains to accessory dwelling units (for example, mother-in-law apartments or guest cabins) on Tuesday September 16, 2008. (Note: this is a correction to the date that was published in the recent Town Bugle). The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room of Town Ha ...

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Award Winning Author Margaret Coel To Speak At Library Dinner

By: Wayne Groome When approached to interview author Margaret Coel, speaker for the upcoming Estes Park Library Dinner, I was concerned that my novice approach to interviewing would not go well with such a seasoned professional. My fears were unwarranted because she was just as genuine as they come. For over a month we corresponded to arrange a time so that we might meet and greet in person. My feelings are ...

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Rock Slide On Highway 34

A rock slide occurred in the Big Thompson Canyon (Highway 34) about 1.75 miles east of Estes Park at about 1:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Several very large boulders blocked the roadway Fortunately, no one was hit or injured, and CDOT crews quickly cleared the boulders from the road. ...

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Board Evaluates School Supt. Linda Chapman-A Glowing Review

Pursuant to Article 9 of Colorado School Law, the Park R-3 Board of Education has conducted a formal evaluation of Superintendent Linda Chapman. As the Board of Education evaluates the superintendent’s performance, they consider and monitor many performance standards in her accomplishments toward District Goals, Ends, and Executive Directives, including, but not limited to, the Colorado Superintendent Stand ...

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2008 CSAP Highlights

Park R-3 Superintendent Linda Chapman’s Preliminary Summary The Park R-3 students continue to show growth in the achievement of the Colorado Model Content Standards as measured by the CSAP (Colorado Student Assessment Program.) The district is proud of these results, and despite a year of intense construction campus-wide, gains can be seen by the lower number of students scoring unsatisfactory or partially ...

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