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Be Aware And Use Caution During Elk Calving Season

Elk calving season takes place each spring. During this time, female elk, or cows, become irritable and highly protective of their young calves. Though they may look harmless, like the bull elk during the rut, cows are extremely dangerous during calving season. Known calving areas should be avoided and caution should be exercised at all times during calving season. The bird sanctuary along the Lake Estes Tr ...

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U.S. 34 Reconstruction Continues for a Couple More Weeks

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is working to complete repairs of Highway 34 between Loveland and Estes Park in advance of the summer tourist season. Over the next couple of weeks, flaggers will be alternating one of lane of traffic through the work zones from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, for debris removal, shoulder work, striping, seeding, and other project completion work.  D ...

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Overnight Closures For US Hwy 36

BOULDER/LARIMER COUNTIES — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration – Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) are extending night work on the U.S. 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction project between Lyons and Estes Park.  Overnight work scheduled for Wednesday, May 7, was postponed due to inclement weather, and is now scheduled to occur Saturday, May 10, f ...

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Flood Recovery Community Updates -Eight Months Later

Glen Haven: Rebuilding has been steady, but slow. Countless volunteers have spent hours pulling debris out of streams, replacing culverts, rebuilding roads, and mucking out buildings. There is rejoicing for those few residents who were able to move back home last month. Reliable electricity, improved phone coverage, and some temporary roads for propane to reach the homes closest to County Road 43 have helpe ...

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Duck Race This Saturday, May 3rd

By: Rita DuChateau On the first Saturday in May for the last 25 years, the Estes Park Duck Race has drawn residents and visitors to riverbanks and riverside entertainment. But, this year is different from the preceding 25 race years, according to Thor “Big Duck” Homme, event chairman. “This year is unique because of the flooding and how it has affected our economy,” he said. The race has generated over $2 m ...

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US Hwy 36 To Close For Three Hours Friday, May 2

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration – Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) have scheduled the seventh of 20 different three-hour blasting operations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2 at mile marker 11.6 (west of Pinewood Springs near Estes Park). The blasting is part of the US 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction project between Lyons and Este ...

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Stanley Film Festival This Weekend Yeah, It’s Creepy!

The Stanley Film Fest is Back with New Events, April 24-27! The festival line-up has been announced and passes are still available! Film fanatics will get the chance to hob-nob with Hollywood actors, producers, directors and screenwriters during the festival events April 24-27. Reveling in all films horror, this new festival features the best of this frightful genre and celebrates the Stanley’s history as c ...

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Overnight Closures For US Hwy 36

Detour routes in place; major delays expected The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration – Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) have scheduled all ten full overnight closures in a row as part of the US 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction project between Lyons and Estes Park. Motorists will need to use alternate routes, especially via State Highway 7 betwe ...

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