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Yesterday | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Governor Hickenlooper announces EVRPD award while in Estes Park Thursday

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was in Estes Park Thursday afternoon he at the Beaver Meadows visitor center in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

World Ranger Day to be observed Thursday in Rocky Mountain National Park

The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center auditorium.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

Woman Who Fell To Mysterious Death Insured for $4.5 Million

Probate court documents show a Highlands Ranch woman who mysteriously fell to her death in 2012 was insured for $4.5 million and someone made a claim for part of that insurance money less than 36 hours after her death.

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OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park (your photos)

If you like to hike, and you like high elevations, you're in luck, because Rocky Mountain National Park has all of that ... and more.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Colorado, Travel

KMBC-TV

Teen dies in fall at Rocky Mountain National Park

8:04 RIGHT NOW. A LENEXA TEEN HAS DIED CLIMBING NEAR ONE OF COLORADO'S MOST POPULAR PEAKS IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Lenexa, KS, Johnson County, KS

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

56-year-old Illinois man has been reported missing in Rocky Mountain National Park

Park rangers were notified Monday by a family member that Jay Yambert, of Champaign, Illinois, was overdue.

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LongmontFYI

Boulder coroner ID's body found on Longs Peak as 18-year-old Kansas man

The Boulder County coroner has identified the man who was found dead Friday in Rocky Mountain National Park as Nicholas L. Hellbusch, 18, of Lenexa, Kansas.

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Merced Sun-Star

Family travel five: 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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Related Topix: US National Parks, Estes Park, CO, Grand Lake, CO

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Over the tundra to Mount Ida

Outdoor mountaineers who love tundra country will enjoy the hike to Mount Ida in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

Body found on Longs Peak

Rocky Mountain National Park rangers responded Friday morning to a report of a body seen below The Ledges of the Keyhole Route on Longs Peak.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Rescue Crews Work To Reach Fallen Climber In Rocky Mountain National Park

The 31-year-old man told them he had fallen an unknown distance while descending down Gabletop Mountain which is above Loomis Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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National Parks Traveler

Old Fall River Road In Rocky Mountain National Park To Close For All Uses For Repairs

Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park , which took a severe hit when storms rolled through last September, will be closed beginning Monday to all users so major repairs can begin.

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Mashable

Drought-Stricken Southwest Has Lost a 'Shocking' Amount of Its Precious Groundwater

Even in mid-summer, the air is cold and restless atop the dividing line that separates the Colorado River watershed to the west from the drainage basins that eventually feed into the Mississippi River to the east.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US National Parks, Las Vegas, NV

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Artist-in-Residence programs continue at Rocky Mountain National Park with photographer Michael Lang

Photographer Michael Lang of Lakewood, Colorado, will continue to highlight this year's Art in the Park Program at Rocky Mountain National Park with presentations held July 30 and Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

A misty morning at Sprague Lake

A fine morning mist hangs over parts of Sprague Lake earlier this week. Reflections of peaks along the Continental Divide can be seen in the lake's glassy-smooth surface.

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Examiner.com

5 things you might not know about moose and the Grand Mesa Moose Day in Colorado

Moose are magnificent, at least in my opinion. They're odd and beastly in the most interesting of ways, like how their front legs are longer than their back legs or how their hair bristles like a dog's when agitated.

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Hispanic Business

Artist-in-Residence Programs Continue at Rocky Mountain National Park with Photographer Michael Lang

In these images he also hopes to capture the park from different perspectives that of an outdoors person, visitor, photographer and historian.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado Fishing Report: When it's hot, go early or go late

The hot weather has warmed Denver-area waters, slowing the daytime action. Metro anglers will do best on bass and sunfish early and late in the day.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

LongmontFYI

Time is now for parks' drone policy

Hikers who ascend any of the high mountains in Rocky Mountain National Park can perhaps imagine from atop those lofty peaks what birds must see as they fly over.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

RMNP reviewing commercial climbing policies

Rocky Mountain National Park staff met last Thursday with the commercial guided climbing community and interested stakeholders at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden.

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