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Town Board Sends Lot 4 Issue To Vote

At its January 6 special meeting, the Estes Park Town Board unanimously approved a contract to sell Lot 4 of the Stanley Historic District to the Grand Heritage Hotel Group, LLC (The Stanley Hotel) for the proposed Anschutz Wellness Center. The project includes the option for Estes Park Medical Center to operate a Wellness Center while the Stanley Hotel would be responsible for the accommodations portion of ...

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Glen Haven Fire Department Receives New Truck

The Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department was pleased to accept delivery of a brand new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado crew-cab pickup truck last week. This truck will replace to two older vehicles that are near the end of service for the department. Glen Haven still has a long way to come to recover from the September floods and this new 4 WD diesel-powered, 1-ton vehicle, with a snowplow will help residents ...

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Big Elk Meadows: The Road Home

For almost two months, very little was known about the status of this picturesque little community. The September flood had swept away huge sections of Highway 47 and isolated 32 homeowners who opted to stay. Only recently have all road restrictions been lifted and the stories are now being shared. Full-time residents Donna Compton, Carole Renouf and Greg Overton reflected on those initial weeks and months. ...

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EVICS Receives Major Year-End Gift From Peggy & John Lynch

Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success (EVICS) recently received a generous $10, 000 Christmas gift from Estes Park residents Peggy and John Lynch. The Lynch’s presented their gift to Nancy Almond, EVICS Director and explained that they wanted their donation to help children and families here in Estes Park. “The community has been very good to us and we wanted to give back in a way that will make a di ...

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Dr. Patrick Lillis Donates $10,000 For Flood Recovery

On Monday, December 2, Dr. Patrick Lillis and his elf assistants met at The Christmas Shoppe to donate a $10,000 check to Estes Valley Partners for Commerce (EVPC) for use by local businesses in need of flood relief funds. Dr. Lillis, a dermatologist from Lake Loveland Dermatology has been practicing in Estes Park for 34 years and feels part of our community. He has been reading about flood recovery efforts ...

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Glen Haven-The Long Journey Back, Part 1

Since the late 1890s the village now known has Glen Haven has existed in the valley known as Devil's Gulch. Both locals and visitors have traveled through this picturesque valley, stopping in at the General Store to savor a homemade cinnamon roll, or enjoy the European cuisine at the "Inn," or shop at one of the eclectic stores that lined the main road through town. But on 9/12/13 all of that changed. As th ...

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Town Board To Discuss Lot 4

There will be a special meeting of the Estes Park Board of Trustees held Thursday, Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m. in the Board Room of Town Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the possible sales contract for Lot 4 of the Stanley Historic District. Please go to www.estes.org > Boards and Meetings to see the agenda. The public is encouraged to attend and comment on the action item, and then the board may ...

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All Flood Damaged Highways To Reopened By Thanksgiving

On Thursday, November 21, Governor Hickenlooper, Estes Park Mayor Pinkham and other dignitaries and residents gathered to celebrate the reopening of Highway 34 that connects Estes Park to Loveland. Our very own Mayor Pinkham and Mayor of Loveland Cecil Gutierrez celebrated the opening with a great big hug symbolizing the coming together of the two communities once again. The weather at the event was bitter ...

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