News

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May 3, 2016 Police Annual Safety Fair is May 21
May 2, 2016 Administration Mayor's Chat takes place Saturday, May 7
April 27, 2016 Administrative Services Outgoing board members honored, newly elected officials take oaths
April 27, 2016 Police Preparedness workshop May 5
April 26, 2016 Museum Archeaology program May 7
April 26, 2016 Museum Conservation workshops in May
April 26, 2016 Museum Meet Me @ The Museum - gallery tour of newest exhibit on May 2
April 26, 2016 Museum Museums to explore this summer
April 26, 2016 Public Works Public use of emergency access road prohibited as Dry Gulch Road project continues
April 25, 2016 Finance Town of Estes Park offers food tax refunds to qualified residents during May
April 25, 2106 Senior Services CSU Extension to offer program on soil health May 3
April 25, 2016 Senior Services May Art Spa: Picture Frame Makeovers May 10
April 25, 2016 Senior Services New Great Courses Series: The Science of Mindfulness starting May 6
April 25, 2016 Senior Services First Thursday Meditation offered monthly at the Senior Center
April 22, 2016 Community Services Sponsor the Estes Park Free Shuttles for a listing on shuttle maps and website
April 21, 2016 Public Works Town of Estes Park and Parks Advisory Board offer Arbor Day events for students
April 20, 2016 Community Development Vacation Rental Task Force formed to focus on regulations for rentals with nine or more guests
April 18, 2016 Senior Services Mother’s Day luncheon at Fourth Street Cafe May 5
April 18, 2016 Administrative Services Outgoing Mayor and Trustees honored April 26; newly elected officials take oath
April 14, 2016 Administrative Services Unofficial Municipal Election results for Mayor
April 12, 2016 Community Development Army Corps of Engineers to provide free flood risk assessment for downtown properties
April 12, 2016 Museum Legendary Locals Program "A Pair of Tims" on April 22
April 11, 2016 Police Next drug collection scheduled April 30
April 8, 2016 Community Development Vacation rental regulations update and Vacation Rental Task Force appointment of individual members April 12
April 8, 2016 Administration Town receives $1.4 million broadband engineering grant from DOLA
April 5, 2016 Administrative Services April 5 Municipal Election unofficial results
April 5, 2016 Senior Services Senior Services Day Trips to Coors Field 
April 5, 2016 Public Works Town Board to consider transportation projects for grant application April 12
April 5, 2016 Community Development Hydrology study of four Estes Valley watersheds underway
April 4, 2016 Senior Services Quota Club donates to Meals on Wheels
April 4, 2016 Senior Services Nine health signs and symptoms not to ignore. Aspen Club program April 19
April 4, 2016 Senior Services Families and Seniors Together Spring Celebration April 16
April 4, 2016 Senior Services Rescheduled EPMC Program: Wellness Initiatives Mark Gregson and Wayne Park to present free program April 13   
March 30, 2016 Public Works Crack-sealing of Town-owned streets begins soon
March 29, 2016 Administration Mayor will hold Coffee-Chat April 6
March 29, 2016 Museum Meet Me @ The Museum on April 4 - Exhibit design 
March 28, 2016 Senior Services First Thursday Meditation offered monthly at the Senior Center
March 28, 2016 Senior Services Free EPMC Sponsored Spring Hats Luncheon on April 13
March 28, 2016 Senior Services April Art Spa: Watercolor Book Art April 12
March 25, 2016 Administration Fiber optics and telecommunications outage March 23-24 Frequently Asked Questions
March 23-24, 2016 Administration COMMUNICATION OUTAGES INFORMATION
March 22, 2016 Administrative Services April 5 Municipal Election update - Where to find preliminary results April 5
March 22, 2016 Public Works Join Town of Estes Park certified arborist and Parks Division staff for a Tree Talk
March 22, 2016 Utilities Town's annual water main flushing takes place April 19 through April 29
March 21, 2016 Administration Finance Officer Steve McFarland leaves Town after 11 years
March 21, 2016 Senior Services Spring chair yoga class offered April 4 through May 9
March 21, 2016 Senior Services CSU Extension to offer program on seed starting April 5
March 21, 2016 Senior Services N’ Balance class offered at Senior Center 
March 21, 2016 Senior Services CSU Extension to present “Life Reimagined” program April 6 
March 19, 2016 Museum Museum closed on March 27 for Easter holiday
March 18, 2016 Museum Exhibit openeing April 8 on the history and beauty of MacGregor Ranch
March 18, 2016 Community Services Volunteers and sponsors needed for Ride the Rockies visit to Estes Park June 16 - 17
March 15, 2016 Police Volunteer with the Restorative Justice Partnership
March 15, 2016 Public Works Greg Muhonen editorial: Preventative Maintenance and Street Repairs - Ready, Aim, Fire
March 15, 2016 Public Works Dry Gulch Road rehabilitation to begin this month, closures begin April 1
March 12, 2016 Police Child struck, killed by vehicle in apartment parking lot
March 10, 2016 Finance Town of Estes Park commended for excellent financial accounting and reporting
March 10, 2016 Utilities Rolling closures on Homer Rouse Trail during installation of new underground power lines
March 9, 2016 Public Works Old Ranger Road designated as a snow route; vehicles must be moved for plows
March 9, 2016 Community Development Help shape the future of downtown Estes Park
March 8, 2016 Community Services Town to pursue grant to fund free shuttle service year-round
March 8, 2016 Museum Legendary Locals program March 18 
March 7, 2016 Senior Services EPMC Program: Wellness Initiatives March 23
March 4, 2016 Public Works Town replaces remaining public trash containers with wildlife-resistant containers
March 4, 2016 Police Police to enforce Wildlife Protection Ordinance’s new trash containment requirements April 1
March 1, 2016 Community Development Planning Commission reviews vacation rental and density regulations March 15
March 1, 2016 Community Development Volunteers needed for Estes Valley Vacation Rental Task Force; apply by April 4
Feb. 25, 2016 Community Development Town Board considers adoption of the 2015 International Building Codes March 22
Feb. 25, 2016 Public Works Scott Ponds Natural Area dam modifications expected to be constructed by November
Feb. 22, 2016 Museum Meet Me @ The Museum: How and why do museums part with artifacts? March 7
Feb. 22, 2016 Utilities Public input requested as Town Board considers water tap fee increase
Feb. 22, 2016 Public Works Perspectives on Vegetable Gardening: Food for Thought
Feb. 22, 2016 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat March 2
Feb. 22, 2016 Senior Services March Art Spa: State Love Canvases 
Feb.16, 2016 Museum Art to be considered for upcoming exhibit on MacGregor Ranch
Feb. 16, 2016 Senior Services First Thursday Meditation offered monthly at the Senior Center 
Feb. 16, 2016 Community Development Flood mitigation community meeting takes place March 4
Feb. 16, 2016 Administrative Services Voters to elect Mayor and three Trustees in April 5 Municipal Election
Feb. 12, 2016 Community Development Planning Commission reviews vacation rentals and employee housing regulations Feb. 16
Feb. 9, 2016 Museum Estes Park themed Bingo! for kids February 21
Feb. 9, 2016 Museum "Staking Her Claim: Single Women Homesteaders in Estes Park" February 20
Feb. 9, 2016 Museum "Legendary Locals: The Dannels Family" February 19
Feb. 9, 2016 Museum Museum Members to Enjoy Historical Footage
Feb. 9, 2016 Community Development Board of Adjustment to review Rocky Mountain Performing Arts Center variance requests Feb. 22
Feb. 8, 2016 Utilities Rescheduled: Portion of Fish Creek Road to close for water main installation
Feb. 8, 2016 Senior Services “Who Are Those Guys?” Dream Workshop March 2
Feb. 3, 2016 Museum "The History of skiing at Hidden Valley" program on February 28
Feb. 2, 2016 Museum "Friends in High Places: Ted and Lois Matthews" program on February 13
Feb. 2, 2016 Utilities Light & Power to upgrade power lines in Highway 7, Marys Lake areas
Feb. 1, 2016 Senior Services EPMC Program: Diabetes Dr. Guy Van der Werf to present free program on February 23
Jan. 26, 2016 Community Development Chilcott to serve as Community Development Senior Planner
Jan. 26, 2016 Administration Town Board, County Commissioners, Planning Commissioners discuss vacation rentals Feb. 2
Jan. 26, 2016 Museum February 1 Meet Me @ The Museum explores ski history past and present at Hidden Valley
Jan. 26, 2016 Utilities Portion of Fish Creek Road to close for water main installation
Jan. 25, 2016 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat Feb. 3
Jan. 25, 2016 Police Police Department upgrades to digital fingerprint system; fee schedule updated
Jan. 25, 2016 Senior Services

Self-Care Massage for Healthy Living, Beauty and Longevity. Introductory program January 29; register for class series by February 5

Jan. 25, 2016 Senior Services Tickets on sale for Valentine’s luncheon
Jan. 22, 2016 Administration Weigh in on preliminary plans for the Fall River Trail extension
Jan. 21, 2016 Administration Town Board to review revised Wellness Center application Jan. 26
Jan. 18, 2016 Public Works Conquer the Challenges of Gardening at Altitude Feb. 6
Jan. 18, 2016 Senior Services Chi Kung Movement and Meditation for Stress Relief, Healing, and Longevity Second six-week series offered at the Senior Center
Jan. 18, 2016 Senior Services New Great Courses Series: Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process starts February 5
Jan.18, 2016 Senior Services First Thursday Meditation offered monthly at the Senior Center 
Jan.18, 2016 Senior Services February Art Spa: 3-D Valentine’s Day Cards
Jan.15, 2016 Administration Town Board to consider performing arts center and vacation rental fees Jan. 26
Jan.15, 2016 Community Development Community Members join Downtown Plan Committee to help guide public process
Jan.12, 2016 Museum "Ski Hidden Valley: Facts & Reminiscences" program January 23
Jan.12, 2016 Museum "Legendary Locals" program series begins January 22
Jan.12, 2016 Administration Robert Hinkle to serve as Fairgrounds and Events Director
Jan.11, 2016 Administration Mayor Pinkham: Serving on the Town Board could be the most rewarding experience of your life
Jan.11, 2016 Senior Services Self-Care Massage for Healthy Living, Beauty and Longevity program January 29
Jan.11, 2016 Senior Services

Writing Memoirs. Six-week course offered at Senior Center starting February 17

Jan.11, 2016 Senior Services Shakespeare’s Sonnets Five-week course offered at Senior Center starting February 25
Jan.8, 2016 Finance Town of Estes Park joins the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System
Jan.7, 2016 Administrative Services Four Town Board seats up for election; nomination petitions due January 25
Jan.5, 2016 Police New officers join the Estes Park Police Department
Jan.5, 2016 Community Services Estes Park Visitor Center remodel and expansion begins January 11
Jan.5, 2016 Finance License your dog for 2016 - it's safe, smart and it's the law!
Jan.4, 2016 Senior Services AARP Driver Safety Course offered at Senior Center Dates announced for 2016 – register for January class now
December 28, 2015 Senior Services January Art Spa: Paper Flowers on Canvas
December 28, 2015 Senior Services NEW “First Thursday Meditation” offered monthly at the Senior Center
December 28, 2015 Senior Services

Free EPMC Sponsored Luncheon on January 13. Tickets available January 4

December 28, 2015 Senior Services

Community Mah Jongg. Lessons and regular play both offered at Senior Center

December 28, 2015 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is January 6
December 21, 2015 Museum January Meet Me @ The Museum on early tourism
December 15, 2015 Senior Services The Music of Mendelssohn – register now for class series 
December 15, 2015 Administrative Services Town prepares for April 5 Municipal Election; candidate forum scheduled January 4
December 14, 2015 Senior Services Holiday closures for Senior Center
December 14, 2015 Senior Services N’ Balance class offered at Senior Center
December 14, 2015 Public Works Drop off Christmas trees Dec. 23 - Jan. 17 at the Fairgrounds
December 14, 2015 Administration Town holiday closures
December 14, 2015 Museum Winter holiday closures
December 11, 2015 Administration Applicant requests continuance of wellness training center review
December 10, 2015 Utilities Light and Power to replace overhead power lines in Little Valley area
December 10, 2015 Administration Town conducts internet service survey
December 9, 2015 Senior Services ZUMBA classes at Senior Center to resume January 12
December 7, 2015 Senior Services Senior Services Day Trips to the National Western Stock Show in Denver January 12 and January 21, 2016
December 7, 2015  Police Go behind the scenes with the Citizen's Police Academy
December 4, 2015 Public Works State extends grant funding availability for Scott Ponds Natural Area project
December 4, 2015 Community Services Rooftop Rodeo recognized by PRCA
December 2, 2015 Administration Larimer County news release: Public asked to weigh-in on vacation rental regulations in the Estes Valley
December 1, 2015 Museum December "Meet Me @ The Museum"
December 1, 2015 Museum "Estes Park Chronology" game on Dec. 6
November 30, 2015 Community Development Second public forum on Community Development fee structure Dec. 10
November 30, 2015 Public Works Town's Parks Division to redesign flower bed along Municipal parking lot
November 30, 2015 Public Works Town to continue pruning low-hanging tree branches
November 30, 2015 Senior Services Free EPMC Sponsored Luncheon on December 9
November 30, 2015 Senior Services

December 15 - Annual Senior Center Holiday Feast.  Tickets on sale November 30

November 23, 2015 Public Works 1A sales tax funds pavement conditions assessment to guide future road repairs
November 23, 2015 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is December 2
November 23, 2015 Senior Services

Decorate the Senior Center December 4 – annual event

November 23, 2015 Senior Services December Art Spa: Clever Holiday Cards December 8
November 23, 2015 Administration Bear Education Task Force hopes new wildlife ordinance will help save bears
November 17, 2015 Community Development Weigh in on the amended Wellness Center application Dec. 9
November 17, 2015 Administration Street closures in effect for Nov. 27 Catch the Glow festivities and parade
November 17, 2015 Administration Town offices closed Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving
November 16, 2015 Senior Services Senior Center closed for Thanksgiving holiday
November 16, 2016 Senior Services Drama and Dark Chocolate program December 2
November 11, 2015 Public Works Scott Ponds Natural area project postponed, Town seeks news funding source
November 11, 2015 Senior Services Winter Preparation: Avoiding Slips and Falls.  Janet Smith and Mike Bielmaier to offer free program November 18
November 10, 2015 Administration Purchase a collector ornament -- help neighbors in need
November 10, 2015 Museum Book signing with Historian Laureate James Pickering Dec. 3
November 3, 2015 Police Reach out to help your community -- donate to Blue Santa Nov. 9 - Dec. 7
November 1, 2015 Senior Services November Art Spa: Autumn Candle Jars November 10
November 1, 2015 Senior Servieces

Beginning Meditation Follow-Up Classes. Mary Jo Heyen to offer two additional meditation sessions November 29 and December 3

November 1, 2015 Senior Services Senior Services Day Trip: Holiday High Tea at The Brown Palace Hotel December 16
October 28, 2015 Administration Join us for a discussion of the economic strategic plan for the Estes Valley
October 27, 2015 Museum Winter Hours and new acquisition
October 27, 2015 Museum November Meet Me @ The Museum
October 27, 2015 Community Development Town seeks input on Community Development fee structure November 12
October 27, 2015 Public Works Town's snow removal team is ready for winter
October 27, 2015 Police Volunteer with the Restorative Justice Partnership
October 26, 2015 Public Works Scott Ponds Natural area construction expected to begin early November
October 26, 2015 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is November 4
October 26, 2015 Senior Services Veterans Day lunch and program at Senior Center November 11.  
October 26, 2015 Senior Services

What is wellness?  Dr. Frank Dumont to present free program November 4.

October 20, 2015 Administration Town seeks community volunteers to form Downtown Plan Steering Committee
October 19, 2015 Administration Halloween closure on Elkhorn Avenue allows safe passage of trick-or-treaters
October 16, 2015 Public Works Town to build temporary crossing of Fish Creek at Brodie Avenue
October 16, 2015 Police Got Conflict? Welcome to the Human Race. Part I
October 14, 2015 Administration Estes Park receives five out of five Bloom Ratings for America in Bloom and Communities in Bloom
October 14, 2015 Public Works Ballot Issue 1A sales tax at work repairing Scott and Stanley Avenues
October 13, 2015 Community Development Town Board, Board of County Commissioners discuss vacation rentals November 9, 2015
October 13, 2015 Utilities Light & Power continue to trim trees around power lines, remove hazard trees
October 12, 2015 Senior Services

FREE Halloween lunch and costume contest at Senior Center on October 30.  Tickets available beginning October 19

October 12, 2015 Senior Services 2016 Medicare overview program - October 20 
October 12, 2015 Senior Services Chi Kung Movement and Meditation for Stress Relief, Healing, and Longevity New six-week series offered at the Senior Center 
October 9, 2015 Police Identity Theft suspects arrested in Oklahoma
October 6, 2015 Utilities Town of Estes Park Power and Light Department Conducts Area Infrastructure Inventory
October 6, 2015 Community Services Estes Park Free Shuttles reach milestone and set records in 2015
October 6, 2015 Community Services Get involved with Town of Estes Park winter events
October 5, 2015 Senior Services

What’s inside a computer?  Free program offered October 14

October 5, 2015 Senior Services October Art Spa: Tape and Paint Class October 13
September 29, 2015 Public Works Preparations for Scott Ponds Natural Area dam modification takes place this week
September 29, 2015 Museum October Meet Me @ The Museum - the artist David Stirling
September 29, 2015 Museum Museum Members Only - Movie Matinee
September 29, 2015 Museum Cemeteries and Burials in the Estes Park Area program on October 31
September 29, 2015 Museum Conservation workshops for the curator in you
September 28, 2015 Senior Services Fire Marshal Marc Robinson to present free Fire Prevention program October 9
September 28, 2015 Senior Services

Providing Care with Dignity: Becky Curtin, RN, to present free program on skilled nursing care October 7.

September 28, 2015 Utilities Town of Estes Park Meter Department launches pilot program for Smart Meters
September 28, 2015 Public Works Town begins winterizing parks and landscaped areas September 28
September 28, 2015 Administration Next Mayor's Coffee-Chat is October 7
September 23, 2015 Finance Town encourages public participation in budget process
September 22, 2015 Administration Seasonal downtown ice rink discontinued
Sepember 21, 2015 Senior Services Estes Park Senior Center early closure on Friday, October 2
September 21, 2015 Senior Services Oktoberfest luncheon at the Estes Park Senior Center: Oct. 6 – tickets on sale Sept. 21
September 21, 2015 Senior Services

Flu shots available at Senior Center. One-day clinic slated for October 16

September 21, 2015 Senior Services NEW “Art Spa” offered monthly at the Senior Center
September 17, 2015 Museum Climb On! exhibit through October 4
September 16, 2015 Police Crime Stoppers - Lake Estes Attempted Assault
September 16, 2015 Police Crime Stoppers - Theft at Hallmark store
September 15, 2015 Museum Connecting to Collections - cast your vote
September 15, 2015 Museum "Rocky Mountain National Park Dining Room Girl: The Summer of 1926 at the Horseshoe Inn" book signing
September 15, 2015 Administration Electronics recycling, Shred-a-Thon and FreeCycle events take place October 10
September 15, 2015 Public Works Noxious weed disposal suspended until spring
September 14, 2015 Senior Services Resources for Medicare counseling and assistance October 20
September 9, 2015 Police Wildlife Protection Ordinance approved; new trash regulations effective April 1, 2016
September 9, 2015 Police Elk viewing is best from a safe distance
September 8, 2015 Community Development Public input requested as Planning Commission reviews vacation rental regulations
September 8, 2015 Senior Services Fourth and final fundraising breakfast Saturday, September 19 
September 8, 2015 Museum Meet Me at The Museum - Sydney Baldwin album
September 8, 2015 Museum Around the Park Together - presentaion and book signing
September 1, 2015 Administration Street closures in effect for September 12 Scottish-Irish Festival Parade
September 1, 2015 Senior Services Heart health update – learn about heart failure with EPMC Specialty Clinic Dr. Chad Stoltz September 9