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Make Sure You’re Registered To Vote In April 1st Election

It’s almost time to vote! Election Day for the Town of Estes Park is Tuesday, April 1, 2014. To register or make sure you’re registered, go to govotecolorado.com and click on the Verify/Update Record under the Already Registered link on the right hand side of the page. Follow the instructions to check your voter registration status. If you are not registered, you can do so through govotecolorado.com. If you ...

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April 1 Municipal Election Update

Voter registration extended; eight candidates running for Trustee The April 1 Municipal Election will be administered as a poll ballot election rather than a mail ballot election. The polling place at Town Hall will be open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on April 1. In order to vote early or to vote by mail, voters must request an Absentee Ballot by completing an Absentee Ballot application. Ballots cannot be automaticall ...

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Cooperation Reaps Grant To Help Glen Haven

By: Rita DuChateau The work of three Estes Park Rotary Clubs will result in repair of a North Fork River crossing in Glen Haven, a community whose infrastructure was severely damaged in the September flood. The Noon Rotary, Sunrise Rotary and Longs Peak Rotary clubs authored a grant and submitted it to Rotary District 5440s Disaster Flood Relief Fund. The $25,540 grant was for a project that will help the G ...

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Now is the Time to Prepare for Spring Runoff

Private property owners encouraged to plan ahead Springtime in the Rockies is a dynamic season that includes runoff – when melting mountain snow flows into rivers raising water levels. In the Estes Valley, spring runoff typically starts in April and peaks in June. Each spring there is a chance that warmer temperatures and higher than average snow packs will result in higher flows and rising water levels alo ...

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Estes Park Archives Working On New Publication For EP 100th Anniversary

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of Estes Park in 2017, the Estes Park Archives is working on a publication honoring the 100 most important businessmen, businesswomen, and business families in Estes Park, both past and present. Although the final list generated will be arranged alphabetically, rather than as a "ranking," it is interesting to propose ways that such a ranked list could ...

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Reminder: Comment On Special Review Of Anschutz Wellness Center By Feb. 18

At its February 18 meeting, the Estes Valley Planning Commission will request public input during the special review of the proposed Anschutz Wellness Center development plan, amended plat and rezoning request for Lot 4 of the Stanley Historic District. The meeting takes place at 1:30 p.m. in the Town Board Room of Town Hall, 170 MacGregor Avenue. The public is encouraged to participate in this process as i ...

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Larimer County Officials Warn Flood Survivors To Be Wary Of Potential Scams

Larimer County officials are warning homeowners to be wary of possible scams targeting flood survivors. Larimer County Chief Building Official Eric Fried has heard from several flood survivors who were approached by people offering demolition services or utility call-backs who provided inaccurate or misleading information about their property’s flood status. “People have told us they were notified their hom ...

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Handouts Harm, Don’t Help, Wildlife

Winter is here and that means animals will have to search a little harder for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind people that the best way to help hungry animals is to let them find their next meal on their own. "People may mean well, but those who feed deer do more harm than good," said Kevin Madler, a Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer in Walsenburg. A law passed in 1992 makes it illegal to ...

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