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Angry Colorado elk gives senior tourist a rude lesson in wildlife safety
It's elk rutting season, so it's even more important than usual to give the animals a wide berth
Uncover Estes Park: A Guide to Its 4 Most Exquisite Resorts
In this article, we're featuring four exquisite resorts in Estes Park. Have you had the chance to visit any of these? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Taste the Trio: Exploring the 3 Best Pizza Spots in Estes Park
This article presents a tour of three remarkable pizza stores located in Estes Park. Have you had the opportunity to experience any of these culinary delights yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your comments below:
Indulge in Grand Lake's Pizza Scene: Unveiling the Top 3 Pizzerias
In this article, we explore three exceptional pizza stores located in Grand Lake. Have you had the opportunity to try any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Isabella Bird Longs Peak Program On Saturday, September 23
The Englishwoman Isabella Bird, guided by James Nugent and accompanied by two American tourists, reached the top of Longs Peak on September 30, 1873. We know this because a detailed account of the party's successful climb was published in the monthly news magazine "Out West" in mid-March 1874. (The issue was dated December 1873-January 1874, but financial problems delayed public distribution until this later date.)
Colorado author launches mystery novel set in Grand Lake
Donald Paul Benjamin is an author deeply familiar with Colorado. This award-winning author’s next book, “Spirits of Grand Lake,” takes place on the shores of the state’s largest and deepest natural lake and is the third book in his “Four Corners” mystery series. The...
Off the Beaten Trail: The history behind RMNP’s Trail Ridge Store
The 48-mile Trail Ridge Road might receive an abundance of attention in Rocky Mountain National Park, but another unique element sits along this famous road that deserves some notice as well. Opened in 1936, the Trail Ridge Store has been in continuous seasonal operation since that opening day, serving visitors...
From ‘Rocky Mountain High’ to ‘Sunshine on my Shoulders’
Folk musician John Denver fell in the love with the beauty of the Rocky Mountains when he traveled to Colorado. He memorialized the “cathedral mountains,” “clear blue mountain lake,” and “starlight softer than a lullaby” in his famous ode to the state – “Rocky Mountain High.”
Celebrate fall with a full calendar of events
You know fall has arrived when your favorite coffee shop starts stocking pumpkin spice syrup for your latte, fresh white snow dusts the highest peaks surrounding Estes Park or you have to start breaking out the cozy, brown and orange hued sweaters. Although those things happened a couple of weeks...
Visit Estes Park happenings
Sep 22: Carter Sampson Acoustic. The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern. 5-8 p.m. Sep 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28: Acrylic Pour Painting Class. Inspired Artisan Market and Studio. See website for event times. Sep 22, 25, 26, 27, 28: Inktense Totebag Class. Inspired Artisan Market and Studio. Drop-in style. Sep...
Hike of the Week: Hallowell Park to Bierstadt Lake
One of the best areas to hike in Rocky Mountain National Park is along the Bear Lake Corridor. Although it can be a challenge to get into the area due its popularity, making obtaining a timed-entry reservation difficult to procure, it is well worth the effort to enjoy the hikes.
News from the Art Center of Estes Park
“Fifth annual Estes Valley Plein Air” – Closing Sept. 25. Last chance to catch this impressive plein air exhibit. All good things must come to an end and so it is true for this year’s fifth annual Estes Valley Plein Air. The variety of medium and styles makes this exhibit an exceptional show.
Estes Park Museum presents new author program
Join author Nina Kunze as she presents her book, “Anna Wolfrom Dove and The Wigwam Tea Room,” on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. The book explores the life of local entrepreneur, Anna Wolfrom Dove and her tea room. The program will take place in the Estes Park Museum Meeting Room, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. This program is free and open to the public. Copies of the book will be for sale and the author will be available for signing.
Estes Valley Library presents The history of “Democracy’s Mountain”
At 14,259 feet, Longs Peak towers over Colorado’s northern Front Range. A prized location for mountaineering since the 1870s, Longs has been a place of astonishing climbing feats – and by association, significant risk and harm. Unlucky or careless climbers have experienced serious injury and death on the...
Discover the Top 3 Unmissable Massage Experiences in Estes Park
In this article, we explore three exceptional massage centers in Estes Park. Have you had the opportunity to experience any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments below:
Elk Bugle Boys
A short Clip of the elk rut beginning in Rocky Mountain National Park, September 15, 2023. 1:44.
New Lyons Community Theater presenting a racy, fun play this weekend
CAST PHOTO: from left to right: (BACK ROW) David Perry, Randy Pollard, Aimee Kane, Joseph Lekarczyk, Chris Toepfer, Barney Dreistadt, Deliliah Ruebush, Charlie Corson, (FRONT) Chrystal DeCoster, Donna Guest, Paige Perry and Mindy Tallent,-and- Esther van Zyl. == All Lyons Locals!. Lyons Community Theater was born when Patty McNichol was...
Reader photos: Labor Day weekend vibes at Grand Lake
Nora Goldstein rocking the oversized sweater look. Nora Goldstein spends Labor Day weekend enjoying Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park. The Sky-Hi News strives to deliver powerful stories that spark emotion and focus on the place we live. Over the past year, contributions from readers like you helped to...
Book available at Rocky Mountain Deli to benefit people in Ukraine
There is now a book titled “UKRAINE – We Stand Together”, available for sale at Rocky Mountain Deli, located in Lower Stanley Village. Local author Darrell S. Mudd, with co-authors, Natasha Pleshkova and Iryna Irkliienko and help from many others, released the book in April, 2023. The book is a fundraiser for Ukrainian humanitarian efforts.
John Lynch Honored at DIA United Club
Everyone knows there has been constant construction at Denver International Airport. You can actually start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. What you can also see in the DIA United Clubs are hand-turned bowls created by local artist John Lynch. John was contacted by Ashley Dowell...