Estes Park

12:35pm

Mon October 14, 2013

11:00am

Thu October 10, 2013
Shutdown

Report: Parks Shutdown Saps $750 Million In Visitor Spending

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 12:28 pm

A hiker gazes 3,000 feet down to the Colorado River at Toroweap Overlook in Grand Canyon National Park. A parks advocacy group says the Grand Canyon region has lost 120,000 visitors and $11 million in visitor spending since the government shutdown began.
Courtesy of Wanda Gayle

An estimated 7 million people have been shut out at 12 of the busiest and biggest U.S. national parks, costing parks and nearby communities about $76 million in lost visitor spending for each day the partial government shutdown drags on.

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6:00am

Sun October 6, 2013
Health

WIC Funding Only Through October

A grocery store sign notifies shoppers about acceptance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) voucher in August 1983.
National Archives and Records Administration

11:59am

Fri October 4, 2013

12:30pm

Tue October 1, 2013
Government Shutdown

After Enduring Floods, Estes Park Now Faces Government Shutdown

With Rocky Mountain National Park closed due to the government shutdown, Estes Park is struggling to get visitors to travel to the town.
Credit F. Delventhal / Flickr - Creative Commons

Estes Park officials are stressing the town is open for business despite recent flooding and the forced closure of Rocky Mountain National Park due to the government shutdown.

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