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5 hrs ago | 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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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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Lightning deaths at national park concern visitors

Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

4-H exchange group hosted members from Missouri

Nine 4-H members from Phillips County, Washington County, Logan County and Morgan County hosted nine 4-H members and two adults from Osage and Cole Counties, Missouri recently.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky Mountain National Park visits dip slightly

Moose and tourists share Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. The moose have been frequent visitors to the lake this year, much to the delight of tourists and locals alike.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky Mountain National Park's First 100 Years: Author Event Friday

Macdonald Book Shop and the Estes Valley Library are hosting two special events today, Friday, July 18, with award-winning Colorado author Mary Taylor Young.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Two die in Rocky in separate lightning strikes

Rescuers move up the Ute Pass Trail Friday to reach a group of hikers who were struck by lightning.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KAUZ

House passes $22B bill cutting IRS tax enforcement

Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Officer: Man says hidden message told him to kill

A detective has testified that a man accused of gunning down a prominent Kentucky defense attorney told police he had deciphered a newspaper message instructing him to carry out the killing.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Storyteller and writer up next in RMNP Artist-in-Residence program

Storyteller and writer John Stansfield of Monument, Colo., will continue to highlight this year's Art in the Park Program at Rocky Mountain National Park with presentations held July 16 and July 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center.

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Nikonians News

ANPAT Bookings closing soon - last chance alert

Only a few seats are left for the 14th Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip . Our founders, J. Ramon Palacios and Bo Stahlbrandt, want you to know they will soon be closing down bookings in order to make hotel reservations in a timely manner.

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