Dear Editor: There is an important election May 6th for members of the Board of Directors of the Upper Thompson Sanitation District. I would like to make a few comments about this election. First, I would suggest re-electing the three incumbents in the race: Jack Reed, Robert Ryan, and Doug Fox. The District is operating smoothly and efficiently. It has no debt, operates on a cash basis, its tax rate is zer ...Read more ›
Opinions and thoughts from residents and visitors of the Estes Valley.
To The Editor and the Estes Park Planning Commission: Elkhorn Lodge is a cornerstone of Estes Park history at the edge of downtown. Although I know time goes forward and change is inevitable, I feel plans for a high-density planned unit development (PUD) should be considered slowly, carefully and thoughtfully with an eye on our historical past. Some of the following trouble me: • The proposed road over to M ...Read more ›
To The Editor: On January 30, 2008 at 6 a.m., I called 9-1-1. The 9-1-1 operator talked me through verifying my wife, Sylvia’s vital signs. She stayed on the line with me until the EMTs arrived. The EMTs worked on Sylvia in the house and also in the ambulance and they were in constant contact with Dr. Dailey in the Emergency Room. When Sylvia arrived at the ER, Dr. Dailey systematically reviewed her conditi ...Read more ›
To the Editor: I am writing to express how much fun my family had last weekend at the Move It! Dig It! Do It! fundraiser, put on by Lifelong Learning of Estes Valley. This fundraiser brought together dozens of vehicles for kids to climb aboard and learn about. They got to eat jelly beans in a stretch limo, watch a firefighter climb to the top of a ladder truck, pretend to drive a bulldozer, touch the brooms ...Read more ›
To the Editor: On April 15th at 9:00 a.m. in the Municipal Building board room members of the governing Boards for each of the local taxing districts will be meeting to discuss the re-authorization of the Urban Renewal Authority (EPURA). This meeting is being hosted by the Town Trustees and it is open to the public. There are many pros and cons associated with urban renewal authorities and I urge the commun ...Read more ›
The 6th annual St. Baldrick’s Day event was organized by the Estes Park Mountain Shop and was hosted by the historic Crags Lodge. The event was held last on March 29 and participating barbers came from Tina and her students at Hair Dynamics in Fort Collins. Entertainment was provided by McTeggart Irish Dancers from Fort Collins and Loveland, Center Stage Irish Dancers from Estes Park, and DJ Him Kadlececk f ...Read more ›
To The Editor: Many thanks to all the candidates who ran for the Town Board. As a result, we have a strong, diverse team to serve the community. I’m honored to be selected to serve as your Mayor and send a special thanks to all of you who supported me. ...Read more ›