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Open houses planned for “Downtown Estes Loop” road realignment project

The Town of Estes Park, together with its partners - Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) - are initiating the project development process including public outreach, environmental analysis and preliminary engineering for the downtown road realignment project - "the Downtown Estes Loop." The project includes three primary roadways: Elkhorn Avenue, Mo ...

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Sunrise Rotary’s Autumn Gold Festival This Weekend

Hungry attendees consume 2,100 brats and 400 hot dogs on the average festival weekend, while cold beer is also on the menu at Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary’s 21st Annual Autumn Gold Festival September 20-21, 2014 in Estes Park’s Bond Park.  This year Cowboy Brad kicks off the festival on Saturday when he performs John Denver standards. Next up an Elvis impersonator will take you back to the Fifties. Last on t ...

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Mountain Rivers Jubilee Friday, September 12

Plan to attend Mountain Rivers Jubilee, a community event to be held next Friday, September 12th. There is no charge to attend and you are encouraged to bring your family and guests! There will be a “Community Healing Wall.” Bring your flood photos (no larger than 4x6) to post on the wall. You are also encouraged to express your thoughts to put with your photos. The Flood Recovery Team will be on hand to as ...

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Scottish Fest List of Events

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 9 AM to 5 PM - FESTIVAL FIELD OPEN  Stanley Field (Lake Estes Hwy 36) Performers that can be seen on the festival field: Seamus Kennedy, Ed Miller, Highland Way, Celtica, Tartan Terrors, The Elders, CAL Michael Callaghan, The Fountain City Brass Band, The 1st Battalion Scots Guards Pipes & Drums, United States Army Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps, Band of America's Few, Bag Pipe Co ...

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Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival Starting September 4

The Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival is gearing up for this yearʼs 38th annual, starting Thursday, September 4, at 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, September 7th at 5 p.m. Everything Scottish and Irish will be at this yearʼs festival, and itʼs more than you can see in a day. One of the highlights of this yearʼs festival is Tattoo Estes 2014. The word “Tattoo” comes from the 1700s when the British Army w ...

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U.S. Economic Development Administration Invests $545,000 To Support Resilency Efforts In Colorado

The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced $545,000 in grants to support disaster and community economic resiliency efforts in Colorado. "The Obama administration is committed to helping communities impacted by natural disasters and major economic challenges respond and recover," said U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams. "T ...

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A Look At The Town’s Progress Toward Flood Recovery Part 2

In last week’s article I provided an overview of many of the Town’s flood recovery projects. While we fared better than many other communities, we have a significant amount of work to do in restoring our infrastructure and planning for future resiliency. With dozens of recovery projects, this has put a challenging spin on managing the Town’s budget. We tightened up our normal operating budget immediately af ...

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