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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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Get Your Copy Of “The Road Home”

“The Road Home” is now available for purchase online! A second printing of "The Road Home - The 2013 Flood   Pinewood Springs Rises Above the Water"is underway, and copies may now be purchased online at  With a limited number of books available, and the holidays right around the corner, be sure and order your copies soon! If you haven’t heard about it, the book is a collection of ...

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Donation From Mountain Strong Shirts To Big Elk Volunteer Fire Dept.

Ron Shumate and Tim Buck, owners of Trail Ridge Printing and producers of the Mountain Strong t-shirts, sweatshirts and other apparel recently donated $2,000 to the Volunteer Fire Department of Big Elk for flood recovery. Tim and Ron (far left and far right) have lived and worked in the Estes Valley in the Screen Printing business for over 45 years combined. Your purchase of these Flood Relief shirts help o ...

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Temporary Outdoor Ice Rink Installation To Begin October 20th

The Town of Estes Park will begin to install the temporary ice rink in a portion of the East Riverside parking lot, located at Elkhorn Avenue and East Riverside Drive on Monday, October 20. The entire lot will be closed for installation Monday through Friday and the north side of the lot will be open each weekend. Once installation is complete, by the week of Nov. 24, the north side of the lot will reopen f ...

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Estes Park High School Mountain Bike Racing Team

 The Estes Park High School Mountain Bike Team is an athletic bike racing team consisting of 11 students and five adult leaders and coaches. The team competes in the state against other high school teams. The state championship is in two weeks in Eagle, CO. The team is in its third year and was started by Glen Case, from the school, and Rob Mardock, owner of the Estes Park Mountain Shop. The team would like ...

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