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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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Explore Rocky Mountain National Park During The Winter

 For many visitors, winter is their favorite season to enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park. The park is less visited but still very much open and alive with activity. Beautiful backcountry areas can be reached on snowshoes, skis, and at lower elevations - even with hiking boots! Elk, coyotes, deer, snowshoe hares, and other wildlife remain active through the winter. Their story is told by the tracks left in ...

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If We Can’t Reach You, We Can’t Alert You

New Emergency Notification System Now Available For Residents By: Kris Hazelton Sergeant Corey P. Pass of the Estes Park Police Department wants residents to know about the New Emergency Notification System now up and running in Estes Park. When a disaster strikes, or an emergency situation arises, you want to know about it.  Now, because of this new emergency notification system, residents in Estes Park an ...

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Magic, Music, Mischief And One Historic Day

By Kurtis Kelly: January 2, 2009, will be remembered as an historic day at the Estes Park Public Library. But first, a reflection on the long journey to this moment. Before the late 1800s, a “children’s library” was virtually unheard of. Books were rare and expensive; few were printed for children. Libraries fortunate enough to have juvenile books filed them alongside the adult titles, and children who brow ...

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