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Estes Park Through The Eyes Of A 14 Year Old

There are millions of places to be in the world. Some people love California for the beaches, or Mexico for the resorts. There has always been one place that feels like another home to me. When I think about this place it makes me long to go back. When I get in the car to leave, I already miss being there. This place is special to me, it makes me feel happy, and I know I can be myself, because no one cares, ...

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Supports The Wellness Center

To The Editor: Is maintaining the status quo of Lot 4 more important than maintaining the health of our Medical Center (EPMC)? My vote goes to the Medical Center. Let me first disclose that I’m on the Board of Directors at the Medical Center as well as on the Finance Committee; however, I am writing this as a private citizen. The EPMC/Anschutz Wellness Center was an opportunity that landed in the lap of the ...

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Town Needs 1% Sales Tax Increase

To The Editor: Remember to vote 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., April 1st at the Town Hall. The town needs to enact an additional 1% sales tax to support citizen requested community reinvestment projects including more road maintenance, new multi-use trails and enhanced emergency management and communications. Shall Lot 4 of the Stanley Historic District become permanent open space under a conservation easement? I hope so ...

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Supports 1% Tax Increase

To The Editor: The proposed Estes Valley Inter-generational Community Center would be an extremely beneficial addition for all our citizens. This welcoming facility will offer something for everyone—a 'wellness wing,' involving our own hospital personnel for wellness training and rehabilitation, and will include an indoor running/walking track, a swimming pool as well as exercise equipment; a satellite bran ...

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Thanks And Support For 1% Tax Increase

To The Editor: This thank you to Town employees is overdue, but it’s catch up time. Over the past several years, many of them have helped with problems at my home or on my street, and each time, the issue was dealt with politely, professionally, timely and to my satisfaction. A street light was out, there was a water leak in the street below my house that turned into a major repair project, an electric line ...

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Loves Town Shuttle Service

To The Editor: Second only to the magnificent scenery and wildlife, I believe the area's greatest asset is the network of shuttle services that the Town and the Park provide during the summer season. Taking advantage of this network allows one easily to move about Town, move to and from Town and Park, and/or move within the Park. Using these services not only helps minimize congestion and reduce pollution, ...

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A Big Thank You For Help In Rocky

To The Editor: On August 26th, while vacationing in Estes Park I had the unfortunate experience of falling on a hiking trail in RMNP and broke both bones in my left forearm. I want to thank all the good Samaritans who came along on the trail that day. A special thanks to Ed & Jenny whose last names we never learned. Thanks to Ed for making the 911 call and for both who stayed for several hours with me. ...

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A Donation To Estes Park United Makes A Big Difference

Dear Editor: I am honored to be a member of the Estes Park United campaign committee because I believe that strong families are the key to a healthy and thriving community. This campaign is supporting a cause that is very important to me, and I hope to you also! In my position as Coordinator of the Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success (EVICS), I see the impact of safe environments and positive adult ...

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