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Local Longmont: Downtown Longmont streets will be Closed on Saturday for ArtWalk!

by Christa Marsh Several downtown Longmont streets will be closed to traffic Saturday for ArtWalk, an evening of art, music, children's activities, exhibitions, music, and more! Photo Credit: Longmont Times Call, Russell Sample, 5, paints a picture during ArtWalk in...

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Motivational Monday: We can all make difference.

by Christa Marsh The Akashinga are one of Africa's only armed female anti-poaching units and they're protecting one of the largest elephant populations left on the continent. Photo Credit: Left to Right, LadyFreeThinker.org, GirlTalk HQ, International Anti-Poaching...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series: Estes Park Photographer and Author Wins National Award

by Christa Marsh Erik Stensland, a local photographer and author from Estes Park just won the Benjamin Franklin Award for his latest book, ‘Whispers in the Wilderness’. Stensland owns and operates Images of RMNP, and is well known in the close-knit Estes Park...

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4 Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market is NOT the 2006 Bubble all Over Again

You're not alone if you're concerned about buying into today's market. Across the country, we are seeing housing prices much like 2006, but there are four key metrics that explain why this market is quite different than 12 years ago. 1. Home Prices 2. Mortgage...

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HOT PICK FOR THE WEEK! 406 N Parkside Dr E, Longmont, 80501

Townhomes in Longmont and Boulder County are at a premium these days! The average sales price for townhomes increased by 18.5% from March 2017! 406 N Parkside Dr E, Longmont, 80501 is fresh on the market this week. Conveniently located in sought-after Parkview at...

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Are you participating in the #LoCo21DayChallenge?

City of Longmont Waste Services is encouraging everyone to make a pledge to create a new recycling or composting habit this Spring. What is the 21-Day Challenge? The #LoCo21DayChallenge is hinged on the notion that it takes 21 days to instill a habit and asks...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series – December 3rd Full Moon Hike

by Cory Dudley Bask in the light of the full moon in Rocky Mountain National Park this Sunday 12/3. What better a way to get into the holiday spirit!  Photo Credit: NPS/Russell Smith The Rocky Mountain Rangers lead Full Moon Walks in the winter months, the first one...

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Returning the favor to our National Parks – Rocky Mountain National Park Series

by Cory Dudley ...when you drive into this park, you forget about everything else. You hear the water, hear the birds, you hear the wind ruffling through the aspens. Everything else disappears and all you have are the sounds and your thoughts." Blake Crossland Image...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series – Proposed Gate Fee Increase to $70

Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the 10 most-visited national parks in the United States, coming in at number 4 behind (1) Great Smoky Mountains NP, (2) Grand Canyon NP & (3) Yosemite NP. Photo Credits: Michael Hodges, Jim Osterberg © 2012...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series – Stay Curious Video Series

by Cory Dudley     "I think that's what I like the best is understanding more about how things work, and what's living there, and how it interacts with all the other organisms in that system." - Erin Borgman  The National Park Service's video series, Stay Curious,...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series – Park Closures for Elk Protection

Closures to protect the elk during the annual bugling season are currently in effect throughout Rocky Mountain National Park. Horseshoe Park, Upper Beaver Meadows, Moraine Park, Harbison Meadow and Holzwarth Meadow will all be closed through October 31st. In addition,...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series – Finding Fall Colors This Weekendd

Beginning in late August each year, the aspens in the highest parts of Rocky Mountain National Park embark on their annual transition of 'quaking'; a term use to describe the leave's behavior in the breeze and unique color changing process from green to brilliant...

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Rocky Mountain National Park – Estes Park September Festivals 2017

Not far from Rocky Mountain National Park lies beloved Estes Park, where visitors and locals alike celebrate life in the Colorado Rockies with special events throughout the year. Below are the events this month that you will want to pencil into your calendar! Longs...

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Rocky Mountain National Park Series – The Beautiful Results of a Natural Disaster

There are spectacular reminders everywhere reminding us of nature's great power and all that it can do; and Rocky Mountain National Park has had it's fair share! Nature is constantly working to alter the park. whether it be over the course of a few hours or a few...

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