Estes Park

5:00am

Fri July 4, 2014
Environment

As RMNP Summer Visitation Peaks, Flood Damage Remains Visible

A washed out section of Old Fall River Road, which has yet to be repaired since September's flooding.
Rocky Mountain National Park

6:02am

Thu June 5, 2014
Health

Colorado Looks To Health And Wellness Tourism

Over just two years since it was built, the $34 million University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has created a high-tech space for research and programs.
Grace Hood KUNC

America’s obsession with weight loss has given birth to reality shows like The Biggest Loser and Extreme Weight Loss. The latter aired the second installment of its new season with part of the episode shot on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The popular culture influence is reinvigorating Colorado’s image as a health and wellness destination — but with a medical twist.

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6:43pm

Wed April 23, 2014
Business

Wellness Center Could Mark ‘Turning Point’ For Estes Economy

Gov. Hickenlooper greets Grand Heritage Hotel Group President John Cullen. Hickenlooper is flanked by Brian Herwig (left), CEO of Estes Park Medical Center and Bill Pinkham (right), Estes Park’s Mayor.

Governor John Hickenlooper was on hand Wednesday for the ground breaking of a new $30 million public private project between Grand Heritage Hotel Group — owner of the Stanley Hotel — and the Estes Park Medical Center.

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2:33pm

Fri March 14, 2014
Colorado Flood

Grants Help Flood Damaged Historic Places Hold On To The Past

Screen cap showing close up of the flood damage at the Baldpate Inn Sept. 2013.
Credit Lois Smith / Baldpate Inn

If you gamble in Blackhawk or Cripple Creek, your taxes helped restore buildings from Colorado’s past – and those damaged in September’s historic floods.

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6:01am

Tue March 11, 2014
Colorado Flood

One Road, Two Cities, Enduring Challenges After Colorado Floods

Neil Sullivan stands at the counter of his deli, The St. Vrain Market in Lyons, Colo.
Grace Hood KUNC

It’s been six months since heavy rain flooded 24 Colorado counties, damaging businesses, homes, roads and ending 10 lives. An estimated 28,000 residents were impacted and nearly 1,000 businesses were damaged or destroyed.

When it comes to business, the small towns of Lyons and Estes Park have faced a particularly steep road to recovery.

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