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Town Seeks EPURA Commissioner

The Town is seeking to fill one position on the Estes Park Urban Renewal Authority Board. This position will be appointed immediately to fulfill the current term of newly elected Trustee John Ericson, ending in 2012. EPURA Commissioners provide policy guidance in improving the Estes Park community. The primary purpose of the Authority is to make physical improvements that benefit the community and enhance t ...

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Transformers Removed From Marys Lake Substation

Two transformers, recently sold to the City of Loveland for $70,000, were removed Thursday, May 15 from Marys Lake substation. The removal is part of substation upgrades approved by the Town of Estes Park Board of Trustees in February 2007 to ensure electrical system redundancy and reliability. The transformers, weighing more than 22,000 pounds each, were transported via two tractor-trailer vehicles; the oi ...

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2008 Safety Fair A Great Family Event

-Estes Park News; Estes Park, Colorado- The Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department and the Estes Park Police Department invite residents and visitors to attend the 2008 Safety Fair this weekend! At this event, you’ll find out more about fire mitigation, pine bark beetles, fire safety, safe bike handling and much more. Kids will get to meet Smokey the Bear, Sparky the Fire Dog, Slapshot the Colorado Eagles mas ...

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Valley-Wide Habitat Study To Begin

This May, the Town of Estes Park will begin work on a valley-wide habitat study. The study will be performed by EDAW, a national environmental planning firm with offices in Fort Collins. The study will create an inventory of wildlife habitats using existing aerial photography, available resource mapping, and field reconnaissance. EDAW will draw upon the best available local and regional scientific research ...

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Town Of Estes Park To Develop Community Wildfire Protection Plan

At the April 8, 2008 Town Board meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the Public Safety Committee’s recommendation to develop a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. A Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) is a written agreement that identifies community issues and risks regarding wildfire response, hazard mitigation, community preparedness and structure protection. The process of the CWPP can also assi ...

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Estes Park Named “Best Of” On Four Lists

Estes Park has been recognized as one of the best vacation destinations in the nation by two national rating organizations and as a best day trip spot in the state by readers of two regional publications. In addition to the town receiving recognition, one Rocky Mountain National Park campground and its surrounding area has received numerous “best” designations. “Best of” designations for Estes Park have com ...

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Election Results For EVRPD And Upper Thompson Sanitation District

In the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District election, results are as follows: • Michael Richardson    231 • Kathy Asche        205 • Jack Holmquist    191 Jim Martinson         98 Meredith Cox Sloan     71 Marilee Long-Saxe     50 In the Upper Thompson Sanitation District election, results are as follows: Candidates for 4 year term: • Chris Eschelman    508 Jack E. Reed        457 • Larry Pettyjohn    ...

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