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Dems kill bill preventing public aid cards at pot shops, strip clubs

In what could be an early sign that Democrats are planning on continuing to push their liberal agenda again this year, a bill that would have prohibited state residents from using ATMs in Colorado marijuana dispensaries and strip clubs was … Continue reading

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Fort Collins seeking authority over “excessively” cluttered properties

Coloradoan — Stay out of my life. This slice of Earth is mine. How I live is none of your business, and you’re not welcome here. That message is clear to all the senses when visitors approach John Stevens’ home … Continue reading

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Foothills Mall construction delayed by developers

Coloradoan — With just 13 months to go before its scheduled reopening and a $53 million financing agreement with the city of Fort Collins still in negotiations, owners of Foothills Mall acknowledged Monday the project will not be ready in … Continue reading

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Fort Collins council supports delay on marijuana businesses

Coloradoan — Retail marijuana stores won’t be allowed in Fort Collins soon, but their opening dates may not be as far off as expected.   The Fort Collins City Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to an ordinance that would … Continue reading

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High Park fire still costing taxpayers millions of dollars

Coloradoan — The High Park Fire went out more than a year ago, but millions of taxpayer dollars still are being used to deal with its aftermath.   The cost of addressing the widespread damage done to the foothills and … Continue reading

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High Park Fire mitigation work to begin August 18

GREELEY –On August 18, trucks will once again begin hauling tons of wood mulch to staging sites in Poudre and Rist Canyons, where helicopters will drop the material on non-federally-owned hillsides that were badly burned during last year’s High Park … Continue reading

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GPS tracking unavailable for Fort Collins mosquito spraying

Coloradoan — Online tracking information for Colorado Mosquito Control trucks spraying for mosquitoes in Fort Collins will not be available.   The tracking page was overwhelmed by traffic seeking GPS information on the trucks Wednesday, causing the city’s entire site … Continue reading

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Wellington bank robbed hours after Fort Collins bank

Coloradoan — A Wellington bank was robbed late Thursday morning, roughly 18 hours after a Fort Collins bank robbery that might be connected with several others in Denver. “The Brothers Bandits,” two Russian men suspected of robbing four Denver-area banks … Continue reading

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Semi hauling ice cream burns on I-25

Coloradoan — A semi-trailer hauling ice cream on southbound Interstate 25 rear-ended another semi-trailer, crashed and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The 11:30 a.m. crash, fire and ensuing diesel fuel cleanup kept southbound Interstate 25 closed for more than … Continue reading

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Johnstown to get new gun facility

Loveland Reporter Herald — Before long, shooting enthusiasts will have the choice of six Loveland-area stores east of U.S. 287 where they can buy guns, and two large indoor shooting ranges. The Johnstown Town Council’s approval this week of the … Continue reading

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Disabled Ft. Collins man disputes police ticket

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Bulging scar tissue marks the right side of Steven Hodges’ forehead, a place vulnerable to bumps when he collapses into disorienting seizures. It was still taped from a previous injury last May, when the mentally disabled … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins police pay better than other agencies

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Police officers in Northern Colorado get paid pretty well, with rookies typically making more than $50,000 per year. Even accounting for inflation, officers make more than ever, but they’re expected to do more than ever at a … Continue reading

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Feds investigating lightning strike on Wellington farm workers

(Coloradoan) — Federal workplace-safety inspectors are investigating after lighting struck nine farm workers in a field north of Fort Collins last week. The workers were in organic fields in Wellington when the massive storm rolled through Thursday afternoon. A bolt … Continue reading

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Police detain 5, arrest 1 in Friday drug raid

(Coloradoan) — Fort Collins police detained five men and arrested a sixth following a series of drug raids around the city Friday morning.   Five men were taken into custody and held on behalf of the U.S. Marshal’s Service. They … Continue reading

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Longmont police officer jailed in Fort Collins

Fort Collins Coloradoan – A police officer has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Loveland. Longmont police Officer Chris Martinchick turned himself into the Larimer County Jail in Fort Collins on Wednesday morning. He faces possible … Continue reading

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Fort Collins planning on improving flow on Harmony Road

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – As Harmony Road goes, so goes the city. Love it or hate it, Harmony Road by design serves as an employment and economic hub for the city of Fort Collins. Success for one breeds success for … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins DBA snubs local business in favor of large media outlets

by Jack Minor –   A local radio station in Fort Collins has been told it will not be able to have a float in the local St. Patrick’s Day parade, while other stations owned by national organizations outside the … Continue reading

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Larimer County vehicle thefts down 50 percent

Two weeks after a red car is stolen from a Colorado Springs apartment parking lot, it appears outside a hotel east of Fort Collins. Several hours of undercover surveillance pass, but there’s no sign of the thief. Larimer County sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins mall sells $10.5 million below previous price

The new owners of Foothills Mall ponied up nearly $40 million to buy Fort Collins’ aging shopping center and expect to spend nearly three times that renovating and re-energizing it. Walton Foothills Holdings VI, LLC — the ownership group comprised … Continue reading

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Gas prices in Ft. Collins decreasing, bucks national trend

The average price of a gallon of gasoline has fallen 1.5 cents in the past week, bucking a national trend of increasing gas prices, according to gasoline price website FortCollinsGasPrices.com. Prices averaged $3.45 per gallon in Fort Collins on Sunday. … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins solicitation rules appear to be working

The solicitor knocking at the door of your Fort Collins home could represent a local dairy or youth sports team. Or it could be someone traveling the country under bizarre, shady circumstances. A year after the city lifted its ban … Continue reading

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Board of Health to hear public input about free needle program for drug users

The public will have just one chance, today at 5:30, to tell the members of the Larimer County Board of Health whether or not to spend public money supporting drug dealers and users in Northern Colorado. A plan for enabling … Continue reading

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VA to offer free flu shots for verterans

Staff Reports —   The Cheyenne VA Medical Center is conducting an aggressive seasonal flu campaign again this year. Free seasonal flu shots will be given to all Veterans on October 22 at the Fort Collins VA Clinic. The flu shot … Continue reading

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Oldest Woman to row across the Atlantic visiting Colorado

By Vanessa Dominguez Saturday, June 4th,Coloridoans are invited to meet Dr. Suzanne Pinto,  the olderst woman to ever row across the Atlantic Ocean. She will be sharing the story of her journey at Ridgen Farm located in Fort Collins at … Continue reading

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Herbert Clifton Eala

Herbert Clifton Eala (Echohawk), 59, transitioned to the Spirit World on Wednesday January 20th, 2011 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born July 26th 1951 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Grace M. Valandra of St. Francis, South Dakota and Crescencio (Chris) E. … Continue reading

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John F. “Chig” Lopez

John F. “Chig” Lopez, 69, of Eaton, died on Sunday, September 2, 2010 at the NCMC Hospice Inpatient Unit.  He was born on May 16, 1941 in Eaton to Faustino and Petra (Desla) Lopez. John married Maria Archibeque on February … Continue reading

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Marietta Miller

May 6, 1934 – August 24, 2010 Marietta Miller, 76, of Fort Collins, died August 24, 2010 at her home.  She was born May 6, 1934 in Greeley, Colorado to John and Rachel (Geisick) Berens.  She attended Bracewell School.   On … Continue reading

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Barbara Grimes

Barbara Grimes Sep.26, 1920 – Aug. 15, 2010 Age: 89 Residence: Greeley Barbara J. Grimes, died Sunday, August 15, at Centennial HealthCare Center. Barbara was born September 26, 1920, on her Grandparents ranch at Elgin, NE.  She then moved with … Continue reading

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Stunts at Road Kill Grill

Road Kill Cafe in the Greeley Mall area hosts a motorcycle event on Thursdays. Stunts are by a group from Fort Collins – Suicidal Stunts Photos by Jim Frazier Share on Facebook

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FORT COLLINS RECALL FAILS FOR LACK OF SIGNED PETITIONS BY DEADLINE

By Jim Frazier The attempt to recall Fort Collins City Councilor Lisa Poppaw for violating her oath of office failed without any petition submitted by the deadline to the City Clerk of Fort Collins. Recall organizer Stacy Lynne said that … Continue reading

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Greeley Area Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the following Greeley area locations have recently been stocked with catchable trout: Lon Hagler Reservoir – South of Loveland Milliken FIF Pond – Milliken Poudre River – West of Fort … Continue reading

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Recall of Councilor Poppaw Based on Violations of Oath of Office

By Stacy Lynne Councilor Lisa Poppaw violated her sworn oath of office.  She violated her oath by voting for the policies and goals of foreign organizations which are in direct opposition to the United States Constitution. The Climate Action Plan … Continue reading

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Kathleen L. Erbes

Kathleen L. Erbes, 61, of Loveland passed away May 25, 2010 at Pathways Hospice Care Center in Loveland.  She was born November 11, 1948 in Denver, CO to Percy Lee and Cora L. (Baldwin) Hamilton.  Kathleen graduated in 1966 from … Continue reading

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Evelyn Louise Ackerson

Evelyn Louise Ackerson, 61, of Evans died at the North Colorado Medical Center Hospice Inpatient Unit on Wednesday, May 12.  She was born on November 15, 1948 in Fort Collins to Samuel and Majel (Tormey) Anderson. She received her LPN … Continue reading

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Recall Petition filed against Fort Collins City Councilperson charged with favoring international law over the Constitution of the United States

By Jim Frazier, For the Greeley Gazette   “Social engineering without public notice — that is what is going on, all over America,” said Stacy Lynn, a proponent of the recall started in Fort Collins last week. “Secrets and lies … Continue reading

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