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12 hrs ago | Department of Commerce

EDA: Helping Communities Build Economic Resilience

Since taking office, President Obama and his administration have worked to help communities and regions impacted by natural disasters and major economic challenges respond and rebuild stronger than before.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Broomfield Enterprise

Explorations Aug. 28: RMNP's Chasm Lake is worth the trip

MISTY MOUNTAIN MORNING: Pat Quinn, of Broomfield, pauses during his descent at the junction separating the Longs Peak Trail from the Chasm Lake Trail.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Free admission to national parks Monday

Admission is free to enter all areas of the national parks system Monday, including Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park and Mesa Verde National Park.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

Chip sealing to take place on Trail Ridge Road

On Monday, weather permitting, crews will begin a chip seal project on Trail Ridge Road on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Denver Post

Free National Park admission Monday as park service turns 98

Colorado alone has 13 of the nation's 401 national parks, including the iconic Rocky Mountain National Park in Larimer County.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Climate change in the Rockies

Spend a day with Rocky Mountain Conservancy - Field Institute Instructor Dr. Timothy Kittel learning more in depth how climate change is affecting and changing Rocky Mountain National Park and its surrounding vicinity.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky Mountain National Park Centennial Celebration Plein Air Art Show & Sale

Save the dates! The Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters , in partnership with Rocky Mountain National Park and the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, announce a special plein air paint-out, show, and sale September 17-28.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Wilderness and Rocky Mountain National Park: through a poet's eyes

Join poet and author Chris Ransick to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act through poetry.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

Park hits Centennial

Associated Press This July 19 photo shows Alberta Falls in the Bear Lake Corridor Trails area in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Chip Seal Project On Trail Ridge Road To Begin On August 25

On Monday, August 25, weather permitting, a chip seal project will begin on Trail Ridge Road on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park from Rainbow Curve to Alpine Visitor Center, an approximate 11-mile section.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Summit County Voice

Morning photo: RMNP

Dylan and I had a chance to visit Rocky Mountain National Park as part of the crowdfunded Climate Ranger project , meeting with a team of scientists who are monitoring conditions in the park's alpine tundra as part of the Colorado Natural Heritage Program .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Day hikes as Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park turns 100

This July 19, 2014 photo shows Nymph Lake in the Bear Lake Corridor Trails area in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Tonahutu Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park contained

Crews fighting the Tonahutu Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park receiving a briefing Wednesday morning at the trailhead.

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CBS Local

Weather Helps Fight Wildfire Near National Park

Authorities say weather conditions have helped them make progress fighting a small wildfire burning near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Denver Post

Five-acre wildfire reported north of Grand Lake

The Grand County Office of Emergency Management said on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that the fire - called the Tonahutu fire - was near Tonahutu Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Sen. Udall in Rocky Mountain National Park Monday

U.S. Senator Mark Udall , road project manager from the Federal Highway Administration,Dennis Black and RMNP superintendent Vaughn Baker at the Alluvial Fan in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Sunherald.com

Family travel 5: Put your relaxation into overdrive

Visitors who travel this extraordinary byway experience the visual trifecta of Montana, Wyoming and Yellowstone Park, home to the Absaroka and Beartooth mountains.

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Colorado Springs Independent

Stay on the trail

You've seen them - the rogue "social" trails that shortcut switchbacks or cut across fields where no park trail was intended.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Colorado State Publications Library

Rocky Mountain National Park -- 100 Years

Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates its 100th birthday this year. This scenic destination also has a colorful history.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Artist-in-Residence continues with painter and art teacher

Painter and art teacher, Jessica Bryant from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, will continue to highlight this year's Art in the Park Program at Rocky Mountain National Park with presentations held August 13 and August 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.

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