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Thursday | 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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Thursday | 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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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Rocky and Northern Arapaho Tribe celebrating unique trip

The original nomenclature pack trip in 1914 included Shep Husted, guide; Gun Griswold, 73, a judge; Sherman Sage, 63, chief of police; Tom Crispin, 38, interpreter; Oliver Toll, recorder; and, seated, David Robert Hawkins, a Princeton student.

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ReporterHerald.com

Artists take a look back at 2013 flood

Artists Tedi Jensen and Carrie Johansing are exhibiting artwork based on photos of the September 2013 Front Range Flood at the Loveland Museum/Gallery until Sept.

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TreeHugger

Photo: River rushes through a mountain forest

Jake Wolf took this photo just outside of Grand Lake, Colorado. The town of Grand Lake serves as an entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, while the lake itself is the largest natural body of water in the state.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Rocky Mountain National Park

A Celebration Of The 100th Anniversary Of The 1914 Arapaho Pack Trip

Members of the pack trip Shep Husted, Gun Griswold, Sherman Sage, Tom Crispin, Oliver Toll, seated is David Hawkins.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Governor lauds Estes Park efforts

Visit Estes Park president and CEO Elizabeth Fogarty welcomed Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to Estes Park last Thursday durig his stop at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Encounter youth choir to present Tuesday concert in Estes' Performance Park

The Encounter Youth Choir visited YMCA of the Rockies Sunday in Estes Park to perform and conduct service to the community.

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