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Fatality at Rocky Mountain National Park

At 7:00 a.m. this morning, a park staff member on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park discovered a vehicle off of US 34 approximately three-tenths of a mile south of the Kawuneeche Visitor Center.  The burned vehicle was off the road and there was a deceased person inside. An investigation is ongoing by the FBI, Rocky Mountain National Park and the Grand County Sheriff’s office.  No further inform ...

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Rescue On Old Man Mountain

Updated May, 30, 2009 Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services, Larimer County Search and Rescue, Estes Park Fire Department and Rocky Mountain National Park responded to a report of a hiker who had become wedged in a crevice in the Old Man Mountain area east of Estes Park off Highway 34. At approximately 9:00 p.m. on April 25, a student in her early twenties from Boulder who was hiking with frien ...

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Hwy 7 Rock Work

Today, Monday, April 20,  the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will conduct rock fall mitigation work on State Highway 7 at milepost 26 near Lyons.  This is the site of a rockfall that occurred last night around 6:30 p.m. when two large rocks approximately 8X8X6 came down onto SH 7.  No vehicles were involved and there were no injuries.  Crews had to completely close the highway for approximatel ...

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Shuttle Operations Begin June 27 New Route Added

With the addition of service on Fall River Road, all three major highway corridors will see Free Visitor Shuttle operations this summer. June 27 has been set as the first day of operations throughout the area. Daily operations continue on the Town-operated Free Visitor Shuttle through August. 30. This will be the fourth year free shuttle service has been provided by the Town of Estes Park. Riding the shuttl ...

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Annual Water Main Flushing Program Set To Begin

Estes Park Water Department crews will begin the annual water main flushing program on Tuesday, April 14th, and will continue flushing in various parts of the Town through Friday, April 24th. The flushing is intended to improve water quality and clarity by creating a higher than normal flow through the distribution system. This helps to rid the pipes of the iron oxide buildup resulting from corrosion of the ...

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