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Estes Park Debuts New Winter Warm Up Event For 2014

New for 2014, the quintessential mountain village of Estes Park will debut a brand new winter celebration for 2014, the Winter Warm Up. Held during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend (January 17-20), the event will feature a mix of family-friendly and adult-oriented activities including whiskey tasting at the Whiskey Warm Up and free entrance day at Rocky Mountain National Park. Winter Warm Up will kick-off wit ...

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Police And Business In Partnership

A local business owner reported receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be with Xcel Energy. The caller told the business owner that if her account balance was not paid immediately, her service would be turned off by the end of the day today. The call came from the number 303-351-3679, which Xcel Energy has confirmed is a front for a scam. Please do not pay for any service unless you are confident y ...

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Local Bridge Repairs Have Begun In Big Thompson Canyon

Larimer County’s Engineering Department has released its weekly Larimer County Flood 2013 Transportation Bulletin. Notable items include: • Repair work has begun on the local access bridges in the Big Thompson Canyon • The Board of County Commissioners has provided direction that repair work on local, public roads damaged by the flood should move forward regardless of FEMA reimbursement eligibility. Work on ...

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Lane Closure On Hwy 36 Near Pinewood Springs

Effective immediately and lasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week through at least Friday, January 3, CDOT has closed the western lane of US 36 near mile marker 10 north of Pinewood Springs and south of Estes Park. The temporary roadway is in significant need of repairs at the location, where the hillside beneath the highway has degraded and the roadway is no longer stable. In the interest of motorist saf ...

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Last Minute Shopping Yet To Do? Luminary Holiday Shopathon This Weekend

Finish last minute holiday shopping locally while hundreds of luminaries light up the sidewalks of Elkhorn Ave. in downtown Estes Park. This special weekend, downtown shops will stay open late to welcome you into warm boutiques and shops to find signature Estes Park sweets, one-of-a-kind gifts and more. Friday, December 20th and Saturday December 21st will be a shopper's paradise under the twinkling white l ...

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Toward A Creative Arts District You Can Help In Just Six Minutes

Creative Arts Districts enliven a community’s residents with greater engagement in the arts. Creative Arts Districts are also powerful tools for promoting a community to both artists and visitors. As we approach the Centennial of Rocky Mountain National Park, we have a unique opportunity to improve our promotion of the arts. Estes Park clearly has the arts resources to do so: non-profit arts groups, galleri ...

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Hwy 36 Roadwork

Beginning Tuesday, December 17 and lasting through Friday, December 20 during daylight hours and weather permitting, CDOT will be performing emergency repairs on U.S. 36 near mile marker 10 north of Pinewood Springs and south of Estes Park. Motorists should be prepared for a single lane of alternating traffic with delays of up to 20 minutes expected. Motorists are encouraged to build extra travel time into ...

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Updates On Debris Removal From Flood Impacted Highways And From WM

News from Waste Management: Starting December 16, the Estes Park transfer station will be able to collect recyclables during normal winter hours, which are 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. CDOT Removing Debris from flood impacted highways. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has contracted with Phillips and Jordan, Inc. to collect debris from flood-impacted state highways. Re ...

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