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Upper Thompson Sanitation District Proposes 2015 Rate Increase

The Upper Thompson Sanitation District Board of Directors will consider a proposed one year rate increase at the October 21, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. District customers are encouraged to attend a Public Hearing scheduled for October 13, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at the District’s administration office, 2196 Mall Road, Estes Park, Colorado. At the October 13, 2014 Public Hearing, the rate proposal will be discus ...

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Town Pursues Grant Funding For Potential Flood Mitigation Projects Downtown

The Town of Estes Park has applied for $13.5 million in state and federal grants for potential downtown Estes Park flood mitigation projects. As witnessed during the September 2013 flood, the downtown economic center of Estes Park is at particular risk when Estes Park is faced with flooding due to narrow channel, undersized box culvert/bridges and building encroachment into the Big Thompson and Fall River c ...

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Reconstruction Updates Issued For Big Elk Meadows And Pinewood Springs

 New one-page Reconstruction Updates have been produced by Larimer County Engineering for the Pinewood Springs and Big Elk Meadows areas. The newsletters are located on the Larimer County Engineering page at:  http://larimer.org/engineering/ and the Larimer County Flood Recovery page, http://larimer.org/flooding2013/, under Roads and Construction.  Larimer County Engineering created the newsletter-like prod ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Donates Truck To Glen Haven Fire Department

Glen Haven was declared as a federal disaster area during last year's floods. Due to this designation, Rocky Mountain National Park staff were able to transfer a surplus Dump Truck at no cost to the Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Department to support community recovery efforts. On Tuesday, September 9, Jerry Jacobs, RMNP Property Management Specialist, Tom Housewright, Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Dave ...

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Recycle Electronics And Shred Personal Documents October 11th At The Stanley Park Fairgrounds

On Saturday, October 11, at the Fairgrounds Park-n-Ride lot off Manford Avenue, community members can conveniently recycle unwanted electronics and have old personal documents shredded and recycled. Both collections take place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., with Rotary Club of Estes Park sponsoring the Shred-a-Thon and the Town of Estes Park sponsoring electronics recycling. Shred-a-Thon The Rotary Club of Estes ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park’s Exciting Centennial Celebration Around The Corner

Honor the Past, Celebrate The Present, Inspire The Future The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary begins next week, with fun kick-off events! Whether you are a regular visitor, a national park traveler, or a virtual explorer, Rocky Mountain National Park hopes that the anniversary will inspire you to experience and connect with the park that has inspired 100 years of pr ...

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Town Celebrates Amazing Volunteers

The Town of Estes Park held its 16th annual Volunteer Appreciation Event last week at the Estes Park Event Center. Following the theme "Seeds of Kindness," the event honored the many volunteers that assist the Town in various departments, serving Estes Park's residents and guests. There were approximately 200 volunteers in attendance. In 2013, volunteer hours totaled 44,028. There were 524 volunteers for th ...

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Seeking Before And After Flood Photos For One Year Anniversary Event

Mountain Rivers Jubilee, an event to be held Friday, September 12, 2014 at the new event Center at the fairgrounds to mark the one year anniversary of the flood, is looking for before and after flood photos for a presentation at the event. If you have photos to submit, please contact Marsha Hobert at Hobert@HobertLtd.com (970/586-9519) Also, if you know of anyone who volunteered during and after the flood, ...

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