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Chippewa On CBS Denver News

This week, Dr. Marie Richardson, “Dr. C” got a special visit from CBS Denver Channel 4’s Suzanne McCarroll and Photojournalist Bill Masure because she was nominated for a CBS Pay it 4ward award. Bonnie McKain sent the story of Chippewa in to Channel 4 and according to Suzanne, they just couldn’t resist her heartfelt letter nominating Dr. C for this award. The Pay It 4ward staff realized that Dr. C is paying ...

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25th Annual Taste Of Estes Is Coming!

By: Kris Hazelton Mark your calendars and get your taste buds ready for a delicious evening at Quota Club of Estes Park’s 25th    annual Taste of Estes event. This fun community tradition features 24 of some of the areas best restaurants offering savory samples of their menu offerings. There are a number of new participants this year offering up tastes of some of the best food in the Estes Valley. ...

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Estes Park Urban Renewal Authority Approves Pilot Facade Improvement Program

At its regular meeting on February 18, 2009, the Estes Park Urban Renewal Authority (EPURA) gave final approval to a pilot program aimed at improving the facades of business properties within the Urban Renewal Area (URA) of Estes Park.  (See map at right of the Urban Renewal Area). The goal is to improve the appearance of individual buildings, as well as the overall look of business areas. ...

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New Street Sanding Procedures Saving Money And Time

By collecting and recycling the sand used on icy roads and lowering the salt content of the sand mixture, the Town of Estes Park is reducing environmental impact, labor and material costs – an expected $20,000 in savings over the entire season. This new procedure began with the purchase of a storage tent in January, 2008, located on the Town's "yard" off Elm Road. In the early months of last year, sand and ...

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Information Academy Kicks Off With Introduction To Organization And Goals Of Town Government

By: Barb Boyer Buck Scientists, engineers, writers, a musician, airline industry professionals, computer programmers, financial wizards, a mental health councilor, a pastry chef … all in all, pretty typical representatives of Estes Park citizenry. Shake out the hills and mountains all around the valley and out will drop some of the most talented, educated, and resourceful people in the country. But this par ...

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Charging For Fire Services, A Year Later

By Jacqueline Halburnt ~ Town Administrator In 2008, the town of Estes Park began charging County residents for fire services including structural fires, motor vehicle accidents and odor investigations. An option is given to county residents to pay a $130 subscription fee. If the fee isn’t paid, and an incident occurs, a bill will be sent for services rendered based upon equipment usage and total response h ...

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Town Water Has No Lead Or Copper In Its Source Water Or Distribution Lines

Customers of the Town Estes Park water system recently received educational information regarding the potential health risk of lead in drinking water. It is important for Estes Park residents to understand that there is no lead in the source water used for treatment and there is no lead in the water being supplied to customers through our distribution system. The Town of Estes Park water system consists of ...

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Benefit Social For Local Anni Trahan

By: Dena Bohn This Saturday, January 24, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. a benefit social will be held for Anni Trahan and her family at The American Legion Hall. Anni has been battling Crohn’s disease for the past 25 years until it became unbearable and out of control. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammation in the intestines resulting from immune system malfunction. For some people with severe symptoms, the di ...

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