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  1. openspace.aug31Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A Lyons couple has launched a new vacation-rental website aimed at connecting with those who wish to disconnect. FORT COLLINS - "Dealin' Doug" Moreland, co-owner of Fort Collins Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, has closed on the $3.75 million BOULDER - For Lark Corbeil, founder and managing editor of Boulder-based Public News Service, delivering news to which most Americans ESTES PARK - Vocal opposition to a plan to turn downtown Estes Park streets into a one-way traffic "loop" to A student-run cafe at the University of Colorado Boulder's business school is getting a tough lesson in what happens when LYONS - A Lyons couple has launched a new vacation-rental website aimed at connecting with those who wish to disconnect.

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  2. Estes sees formidable economic impact from national parkRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A weekend of free admission to Rocky Mountain National Park to mark the National Park Service's centennial is expected to further boost the park's economic impact on Estes Park. Figures released this week by the park west of the tourist village showed that 912,507 people visited the park in July, a 6.3 percent increase from the same month in 2015.

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  3. Feds nix Estes Park's grant request for U.S. 36 work, cite Loop oppositionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Vocal opposition to a plan to turn downtown Estes Park streets into a one-way traffic "loop" to ease congestion has yet to derail the idea. But now it has cost the tourist town a $10 million federal grant for a different project - improvements to a major highway leading from the town center to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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  4. Larimer County refers broadband-law exemption to November ballotRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Larimer County would be able to participate in bringing high-speed internet to its residents and businesses if voters approve a ballot issue in November. County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a recommendation to refer a question to the Nov. 8 general-election ballot that would request an exemption for Larimer County from Colorado Senate Bill 05-152.

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  5. Estes Park OKs electric rate hikesRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Estes Park's town board has approved a series of increases in electricity rates for businesses and residences, the first in about five years. The increase will be spread over the next four years, going up 6.25 percent this year, 5.5 percent in 2017 and 2018, and 5 percent in 2019.

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  6. Officials urge public input on Estes Park LoopRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The town of Estes Park is seeking public comments through Aug. 5 on the federal environmental assessment of the proposed Estes Park Loop, a controversial $17 million plan to turn several streets in the mountain resort village into one-way arteries to ease traffic congestion. Since the release of the assessment was issued July 5, an informational session was held July 14, followed by a July 20 public hearing at the Estes Park Event Center that was attended by 72 people - a turnout town officials found disappointing given the heated debate about the plan that has raged for several years.

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  7. Go NoCo officials clash with state over funding for projectsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Go NoCo officials are seeking exceptions to multiple conditions placed on Regional Tourism Act funding granted by the state, in part because certain pieces of the $330 million package of projects are struggling to raise funding. that state officials from Colorado's Office of Economic Development and International Trade and the state's Economic Development Commission pushed back against those requests during the EDC's monthly meeting on Wednesday.

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  8. Loveland led region's lodging occupancy rates for JuneRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Lodging facilities in Loveland recorded a 90.4 percent occupancy rate during June, producing the best rate among cities and areas in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado and tracked by the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association. The association's monthly Rocky Mountain Lodging Report, released Tuesday, revealed occupancy rates of 89 percent along the U.S. Highway 36 corridor, 84.9 percent in Fort Collins, 83 percent in Boulder, 81.7 percent in Estes Park and 77.7 percent in Greeley.

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  9. Allnutt Funeral Service acquires Howe Mortuary in LongmontRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Allnutt Funeral Service owners Susan Hughes and Rick Allnutt announced on Thursday that they've acquired Howe Mortuary & Cremation Services in Longmont, combining a pair of century-old businesses. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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  10. Public meeting to discuss Big Thompson road closuresRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Kiewit Infrastructure Co. will host the forum beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Ellis Ranch Event Center, 2331 Ellis Ranch Lane, just north of west U.S. Highway 34. The meeting will include a formal presentation about summer construction activities and traffic delays on U.S. 34, traffic closures associated with work beginning in October, and overview of the entire project.

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  11. Estes performing arts center seeks exec directorRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The nonprofit Estes Performance Inc. , which plans to build a $30 million performing arts center on the downtown Estes Park site of a mall that burned in 2009, has enlisted Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates to conduct a national search to find an executive director for the EPIC board. The Estes Park Trail Gazette reports that the new executive director's role will be primarily as a fundraiser, since about $11 million needs to be raised if the Rocky Mountain Performing Arts Center is to open in 2019.

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  12. Environmental assessment backs Estes Park LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A controversial $17 million plan to turn three downtown Estes Park streets into a one-way loop remains the best way to aid visitor access to Rocky Mountain National Park and solve floodplain issues, according to the long-awaited federal environmental assessment of the proposed project that was released Tuesday. There were "no show-stoppers on any of the criteria they use," said Estes Park Town Administrator Frank Lancaster, "but there is some mitigation needed - adding some park land somewhere else to offset land lost in Baldwin Park and also trying to replace some parking spaces.

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  13. Estes Loop environmental assessment due TuesdayRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Crowds of locals and visitors will gather around Lake Estes on Monday night to watch the annual Independence Day fireworks. However, that pyrotechnic display is likely to be dwarfed by the fireworks sure to follow a day later, when the long-awaited federal environmental assessment is released for the controversial $17 million Downtown Estes Loop.

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  14. Roadwork on Colo. 7 south of Estes Park to start next weekRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    This winter's scheduled closure of U.S. Highway 34 through Big Thompson Canyon won't be the only roadwork disruption to affect Estes Park this year. Work on Colorado Highway 7 will start next week, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Monday.

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  15. Inn on Fall River in Estes Park sells for $1.4MRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A trio plenty familiar with the neighborhood closed last week on the $1.4 million purchase of The Inn on Fall River property in Estes Park. Less than two miles west of downtown Estes Park, The Inn on Fall River includes 17 vacation units, including three standalone cabins and other motel-like lodge rooms - all of which are situated right along the riverbank.

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  16. REI, Stanley Hotel partner to offer outdoor experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The REI Outdoor School and the Stanley Hotel announced on Tuesday a partnership to offer summer outings, classes and events to hotel guests, local residents and visitors to Estes Park. REI Outdoor School instructors will guide day trips into Rocky Mountain National Park, staff an outdoor concierge called REI Basecamp, and host activities across the Stanley Hotel's property.

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  17. Estes Park's EDC to mull shape of incubatorRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Estes Park Economic Development Commission's board of directors will vote Thursday on a course to follow to set up a business incubator for the Estes Valley. The board decision follows a pair of public meetings last week at which Austin, Texas-based ATP Management unveiled the blueprint it has been formulating based on suggestions from Estes Park-area businesses and residents.

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  18. Meetings to unveil Estes Park incubator planRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Plans and recommendations for a business-incubator program to serve the Estes Valley will be unveiled at two public meetings next week in Estes Park.

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  19. PRPA photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Jacqueline Sargent, who has headed the Platte River Power Authority as general manager and CEO since August 2012, has been named general manager of Austin Energy, where she had previously worked. Marc Ott, city manager of Austin, Texas, announced the hiring Thursday.

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  20. New York firm finalizes InnovAge acquisition; foundation establishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Boulder County Business Report

    A senior-care company with facilities in Loveland and Estes Park has been acquired by a New York-based private equity firm. A majority stake in Denver-based InnovAge was purchased by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, allowing the Denver-based company to complete its transition from a nonprofit to a for-profit company and expand its services.

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