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Urges All To Vote For The EVRPD Bond And Mill Levy

To The Editor: We are writing to urge everyone to vote for the EVRPD bond and mill levy increase so that they can build a much needed community center and bring their other facilities and equipment up to date. How many businesses or government entities could continue to be run on a twenty year old budget? The Rec District’s mill levy has remained constant for over twenty years and they are presently operati ...

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Becky Ramey Extends Heartfelt Thank You

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank your newspaper and KEPL radio for all of the support you have given me and the “Friends of Becky Ramey” during my recent bout with Lymphoma. Now for an update on my current situation. On August 15, Dr. J. Mark Barnett declared me to be in remission following six chemotherapy treatments. He strongly recommended that I see a Radiology Oncologist for ...

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Top Ten Reasons

Dear Editor: Top 10 Reasons to vote for the Community Center 10. It gets you out of the &%$*% *! wind 9. Meeting places for all local organizations 8. Much needed day care space 7. A place for seniors, toddlers, and everyone in between 6. Improves overall community health 5. A warm water pool 4. Provides a safe place for teens 3. Less trips to the valley; keeps the money local 2. Tax increase of only $9 ...

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Yes For The Recreation District Bond And Mill Levy

I’ve been reading lately about good governance –- how a non-profit board measures its own success. I have served on several boards and it seems plain that good governance is about asking the right questions of your constituents, then delivering the goods (preferably with some oomph) on time, on task and on budget. This year the Recreation District has ballot issues that address the right questions: upkeep o ...

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Community Center Gets Another “Yes” Vote

To The Editor: Like most of the residents in Estes Park, I take real pride in this beautiful little mountain town. And, as a permanent and invested member of this community, I desire to see Estes grow and thrive in wholesome and healthy ways... I think it's also important that we seek to make sound choices for the future of our town with the intent of creating a higher quality of life- for all of us. I don' ...

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A Yes Vote For The Community Center

To The Editor: I have lived in Estes Park since 1962 and I have seen much progress in the last 46 years. I have seen new schools, and now, completely remodeled schools with state of the art technology. I saw the birth of a hospital and now the completion of the expansion and remodeling of a fine hospital. We are now just missing one final piece of the pie to make this community a top notch place to live: A ...

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Cowboy Brad Extends Warm Thanks For Campfire Sing-Alongs

To The Editor: A big thank you to the Town of Estes Park and the businesses, residents and visitors who helped me with another wonderful summer of campfire sing-along programs in Bond Park. I am delighted to have had the support of the Town, through the Convention and Visitors Bureau, this summer.  I am especially grateful to Ann Taylor, owner/operator of Colorado Homestead, for again organizing the campfir ...

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John Denver Tribute Concert By Cowboy Brad Fitch A Great Event

To The Editor: The Estes Park Lions Club recently hosted the 5th annual John Denver Tribute Concert at the Stanley Park Fairgrounds. This was the first time the Lions have hosted this event. Under a beautiful summer evening, the concert was a big success for the Lions and the Estes Park community. Almost all proceeds from the event are returned to the community through Lions programs helping those with hear ...

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