Reporting for Kaiser Health News, in partnership with NPR, Eric Whitney writes: “Estes Park, Colorado, is weathering a tough season. Seven weeks ago floods wiped out all but one road into the small, tourism-dependent community adjacent to Rocky Mountain National Park. Hotels and businesses were just getting cleaned up and the town was hoping to salvage some kind of fall color season, when the government shutdown hit, closing the park for ten days” (Whitney, 10/30). Read the story.
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