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Bear Lake Road Reconstruction Project At Rocky Mountain National Park

In early 2012, a major road construction project began on the lower section of Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. Much work was completed in 2012, however much remains to be done. Bear Lake Road is one of the most popular scenic roads in Rocky Mountain National Park and provides year-round visitor access to a variety of wonderful recreational opportunities. Weather permitting, this project will ...

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Bond Park Construction Resumes – Completion By Memorial Day Weekend

After a winter construction hiatus, Bond Park construction is resuming on schedule to conclude by Memorial Day. The Town’s contractor has completed underground utility work and concrete seat walls along Elkhorn Avenue, as well as the concrete foundation and stone columns for the southwest entry pavilion. Extensive landscaping and completion of the sidewalk and the southwest entry pavilion are underway this ...

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Town Installs Bear-Resistant Trash And Recycling Containers

Through a partnership with the League of Women Voters and Community Recycling Committee, the Town of Estes Park has installed bear-resistant recycling and trash containers downtown. Funded by the Town and a grant received by the Community Recycling Committee, 23 of the 24 containers purchased have already been installed by Public Works staff. They replace existing trash cans in the vicinity of Performance P ...

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Hidden Evil

The Estes Park Repertoire Theatre Company is set to open it's 2013 season with an original play by Michael Young entitled "Hidden Evil." This film noir-type stage production features private detective Steven Best, played by Don Stewart, Christine Weeks as "Madelyn Chandler" and Rene Moquin, as "Benjamin Deutsch." Catherine "CJ" Jensen plays "Alberta Forrester," Christann Higley is "Clarisse Deutsch" and Eli ...

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Fitness Equipment Along Lake Estes Trail

Lake Estes Trail users – tell us what you think! The Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD), in conjunction with the Estes Valley Trails Committee, is seeking public input in regard to placing fitness stations at various intervals/locations along the Lake Estes Trail. EVRPD will seek Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grant funding for financial assistance to purchase this equipment. If funding is gr ...

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From Broadway To Estes Park

It’s not every day you get to see and hear a singing star from Broadway in Estes Park, but you can March 1st at 7:00 p.m. or March 2nd at 2:00 p.m. when the musical variety show “It’s Showtime!” plays at Presbyterian Community Church of the Rockies, 1700 Brodie Ave, in Estes Park. “I did some Broadway and off, off Broadway back in the day,” says Betsy Skinner, Show Director and Emcee for “It’s Showtime!” “I ...

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Hidden Valley Past, Present and Future

Come and join together to remember the thrills of falling in love with skiing at Hidden Valley; back when lift tickets were $5.00, the T bar or poma lifts were the only way up the hill aside from your own two feet. There were no freshly groomed slopes, just the excitement and camaraderie of the pure downhill experience. Ski races, moonlight runs as well as many folk’s first experience skiing are all part of ...

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Bigfoot in Estes Park?

Is there a Bigfoot in Estes Park? Investigators and local residents want to know! Last week, local resident Ken Collins, was hiking along with a buddy of his up above Elm Road in search of firewood. The two came upon a snowbank with three interesting looking footprints. Ken knows what normal animal prints look like, yet these, looked strangely different. Ken took plaster casts of the footprints and decided ...

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