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Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary’s Lake and East Portal Reservoir

It’s not too late to reserve a campsite for Memorial Day weekend! The Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary's Lake and East Portal Reservoir (formerly known as the Estes Park Campground) will be open for camping starting Saturday, May 15, through October 15. There are still plenty of campsites available for this weekend and next, as well as some for Memorial Day weekend. To make a reservation: or 1-800-397-7795. For more information about the campgrounds: ... Full Story

MacGregor Ranch Heritage Camp 2010

MacGregor Ranch Heritage Camp 2010

Estes Park, Colorado Would your child or grandchild enjoy learning what life was like in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s? Come join us for Heritage Camp at MacGregor Ranch and step back into the past and see what pioneer children had to do every day to help their families. On day one there is an overall introduction to the Ranch. Kids start in the kitchen and learn what it is like to cook on a wood-burning stove and how to pump water the old-fashioned way. Next the children ... Full Story

Letter to the Editor — Justin Smith is the right man

Justin Smith is the right man at the right time. I have known him for sixteen years and I can assure you that he is a man of character and conviction. Justin is a former neighbor of mine and I know firsthand about his commitment to the community and his experience. The Justin that I met in 1994 was a K-9 officer at the time. I had the opportunity to do a few ride-alongs with him and was very impressed by his commitment to service and the compassion that he showed for crime victims. Larimer ... Full Story

Letter to Editor from The Baldpate Inn

As a business owner in Larimer County for nearly 25 years, I’m asking you to join me in supporting Justin Smith to be our next County Sheriff. I had the pleasure of meeting Justin almost 20 years ago when he was a rookie deputy, patrolling the area around my business. Not only did Justin regularly stop in to make sure things were going okay and respond effectively any time we needed assistance, he’d even stop by after the end of his shift to share a cup of coffee and keep me company as I ... Full Story

Victim’s Advocate asks for your vote

As most of you know, I am a "victims advocate" for domestic violence and sexual assaults victims. All of you that know me personally, also know this has been my passion for nearly 10 years now. Most of you also know, my full time position is as an Allstate Insurance Agent. Allstate, in return, is a Huge sponsor and supporter of domestic violence programs. Attached is a link to vote for our Video. Please take just a few minutes to view this video and make a vote! I need your support, ... Full Story

U.S. Highway 34 closure postponed

Colorado Department of Transportation Press Release Due to the inclement weather forecasted for Sunday and Monday, the contractor has decided to postpone the closure of US 34 just east of Estes Park, which was scheduled to begin on March 1st for bridge demolition and reconstruction. At this time, it is unknown when the closure will begin as the contractor is trying to find a window of good weather. It is critical that we have good weather the first three days of construction as the ... Full Story

Turner Lady Dragons face Estes Park Bobcats

Turner Lady Dragons face Estes Park Bobcats

8th Grade Varsity winning 33-18 The 8th Grade Junior Varsity winning 27 to 14 7th Grade Varsity won winning 22 to 8 The 7th Grade Junior Varsity losing 9 to 24. The 8th Grade varsity game started off with the two teams playing evenly . The Lady Dragons scored first but the Cats came back and took the lead with two goals. Lia Musslewhite evened the score and it was a tie ballgame 6-6 when the first quarter ended. Turner took a 10 to 6 lead halfway through the ... Full Story

County adds two campgrounds

Loveland - The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce an expansion in our role with the Estes Valley Recreation District. This partnership now includes the management of the Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary's Lake and East Portal Reservoir (formerly known as the Estes Park Campground). We are excited to incorporate these campgrounds into our already expansive campground inventory and are looking forward to the new recreational opportunities they will offer the ... Full Story

Outdoor connections offer a sense of place, even in

Outdoor connections offer a sense of place, even in change

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder On a recent trip to Estes Park this fall, my husband and I were surprised to discover that an old campground we had visited many times had almost been completely wiped out and replaced with a wedding lodge. It was a bit of a shock. While not a supreme campground, it had been there for decades and held good memories for us and undoubtedly generations of other families as well.  Next to one of our favorite camp sites was a tree with an old ... Full Story

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