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Rocky Mountain National Park Back Open

Rocky Mountain National Park has reopened to visitors now that Colorado has agreed to pick up the tab for running it.

10/12/2013

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Rocky Mountain National Park Will Reopen With State Funds

The National Park Service has allowed Colorado to reopen Rocky Mountain National Park by using state funds.

10/11/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper talks with Jamestown Mayor Tara Schoedinger after the flooding. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Big National Park Score

By appealing to the federal government to allow Colorado to pay for the opening of Rocky Mountain National Park, Gov. John Hickenlooper may have reinvigorated more than the tourist season for Estes Park.

10/10/2013

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Government Shutdown Hurting Tourism In Grand Lake

After the floods and now the shutdown Estes Park is pleading with Colorado’s congressional delegation to open up Rocky Mountian National Park. The town says the shutdown is killing tourism, and that’s not the only town hurting.

10/08/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Estes Park Leaders Urge Lawmakers To Reopen Rocky Mountain National Park

Between the government shutdown and the September floods the town of Estes Park is teetering on a financial edge.

10/08/2013

Crews work on a highway damaged by flooding (credit: CBS)

With Highway 119 Back Open, Crews Move Onto Next Projects

Highway 119 is now back open, which is great news for those who live in the area or who are trying to get to Estes Park, but the Colorado Department of Transportation still faces a long list of roads needing repair.

10/07/2013

Damage on Highway 36 after Sept. 2013 flooding (credit: CBS)

Utah National Guard Engineers To Help Rebuild Highway 36

Members of Utah’s National Guard are now on their way to Colorado to help repair roads damaged by the flooding.

10/05/2013

Empty sidewalks in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Already Hurting Estes Park Gets Another Blow From Government Shutdown

The government shutdown has closed national parks and monuments, including Rocky Mountain National Park, and the timing couldn’t be worse for the town of Estes Park as it tries to recover from the floods.

10/01/2013

A displeased Gov. John Hickenlooper at a news conference on Monday (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Calls Federal Lawmakers ‘Knuckleheads’

The federal government is the state of Colorado’s largest employer with approximately 40,000 people on the payroll. In Colorado the effect of a partial government shutdown would be felt by different people in different ways.

09/30/2013

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Numbers Down At Elk Fest As Estes Park Tries To Recover From Flooding

As Colorado recovers from devastating flooding many towns are trying to get back to business as usual, and despite major road closures, this weekend’s Elk Fest in Estes Park went on as planned.

09/28/2013

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