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Estes Valley Land Trust And Eagle Rock Students Team Up To Restore Flood-Damaged Properties

After the destructive floods of 2013, Estes Valley Land Trust was awarded two grants to assist with restoring riparian areas. Thanks to funding from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), the Land Trust has partnered with Eagle Rock School to re-vegetate several critically-damaged areas around the Estes Valley through 2015. Their first project together occurred on Saturday, November 22nd, along the East Fork of Fi ...

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Volunteers, Sponsors And Chili Cook-Off Contestants Needed For Winter Festival

The 2015 Estes Park Winter Festival will take place January 16-18 at the new Estes Park Event Center, 1125 Rooftop Way, with additional family-friendly events on Monday, January 19 at the East Riverside parking lot and ice skating rink at Elkhorn Avenue and East Riverside Drive. Volunteers, chili cook-off contestants and supporting sponsors are needed to make the 2015 event a success. Volunteers are needed ...

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Get Your Tickets For Quota Club’s Holiday Home Tour December 6

Don’t miss your chance to see some beautiful Estes Park homes, all decked out for the holidays at Quota Club’s annual Holiday Home Tour. The Home Tour will take place on Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The home tour will showcase the lovely homes of • Gwenda and Larry Purdy 1035 Pine Knoll Dr. • The Fall River Lodge, owned by Bob and Carole Fixter 900 W. Elkhorn Ave. • Anne and Roland Cabanilla ...

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RMNP License Plate Petition In The Home Stretch

Sign the petition by November 30 Estes Park—The proposed Rocky Mountain National Park Group Special License Plate is generating lots of excitement all over Colorado. The Rocky Mountain Conservancy has gathered 3,860 signatures on their petition to introduce a new Rocky Mountain National Park Group Special License Plate. They want to collect 4,000 signatures before they bring the bill for this plate to the C ...

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New Center Director – Estes Park Center

The YMCA of the Rockies’ Estes Park Center is pleased to announce the arrival of our new Center Director David DeLuca. David and his wife Laurie come to Estes Park from northwestern New Jersey. There, David was CEO for Camp Mason, a YMCA youth camp. DeLuca has a long history with the YMCA movement, his professional involvement dating back to 1986. He has held leadership roles at esteemed YMCA camps such as ...

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Town’s 2014 Citizen Survey Results Available Now

The results are in -- citizens responded in remarkable numbers to the Town of Estes Park’s 2014 Citizen Survey. In late June and July, surveys were mailed to a random sample of 1,200 Estes Park households. “We saw a 47% response rate, with 558 households completing the mailed survey,” noted Public Information Officer Kate Rusch. She continued, “The Town wants to hear from everyone, so we promoted an online ...

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Collector holiday ornament available late November, celebrates Rocky’s Centennial

  Since 1986, the Town of Estes Park employees’ Helping Hands Committee has created commemorative annual holiday ornaments for purchase by the public. The proceeds from ornament sales are used to provide high school senior scholarships and assistance to local families in need. Available late November, the 2014 ornament celebrates Rocky Mountain National Park’s Centennial and features a familiar Rocky Mounta ...

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Rotarians Celebrate At 78th Annual Pumpkin Give-Away At EPES

Last Thursday was the annual pumpkin distribution day at the Estes Park Elementary School. This fun holiday tradition was started in October 1936 by the late R. L. Brodie and taken over by the Estes Park Rotary Club to continue the tradition in the memory of Ron Brodie. Rotarians love this event and the chance to see the smiles on the faces of the children. This year, the pumpkins were large and younger stu ...

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