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State And Federal Agencies Tour Downtown To Understand Flood Mitigation Needs

On Feb. 2, the Town of Estes Park welcomed officials from partner agencies at the county, state and federal levels to discuss flood mitigation needs in downtown Estes Park. During a presentation and walking tour Mayor Bill Pinkham, Town Administrator Frank Lancaster, Community Development Director Alison Chilcott, Public Works Director Greg Muhonen and Floodplain Manager/Chief Building Official Will Birchfi ...

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Revisiting The Origins Of The Downtown Estes Loop Project

The Downtown Estes Loop project has generated a lot of interest over the last few months. Last week the Town held a very productive meeting with downtown businesses to hear everyone’s ideas and concerns about the project. I've worked on many big public projects over the years and with every project, there is a lot of accurate and inaccurate information that circulates in the community. The important thing t ...

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Stanley Hotel Will Host School Prom And Bobcat Fundraiser For 10 Years For Just $1 Per Year, Per Event

In an unprecedented move of community involvement, John Cullen, owner of the Stanley Hotel, has committed the use of his luxurious hotel facilities for a period of 10 years for the Estes Park High School prom for just $1 per year. Also benefitting are the Bobcat Boosters, who will be granted the use of the Stanley for the same period of time at the same rate for its annual fundraiser, Casino Night. "We are ...

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Rocky Mountain National Park’s Centennial Year Is Upon Us!

The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary continues as we head into 2015! January 26 marks the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the legislation which created Rocky Mountain National Park, and lots of fun events have been scheduled throughout the month to celebrate! · January 16: Western Stock Show and Rodeo Honors the RMNP Centennial- The Pro Rodeo on January 16, at 1: ...

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Downtown Winter Ice Skating

The Town of Estes Park and the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District will again offer a Little Winter Wonderland for ice skating. The rink is provided by the Town of Estes Park and is operated by EVRPD. The rink is located in the municipal parking lot on the southeast corner of Elkhorn Avenue and Riverside drive. The rink is open for business. The normal operating schedule throughout the season is Frida ...

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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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