Tag Archives: Larimer County

Gypsy “scam” artists turned away from flood roadblock

By Jack Minor –   The Larimer County Sheriff’s office is reporting that it turned away a group from a U.S. Highway 34 roadblock over concerns they could be attempting to “scam” fraud victims.   On a statement posted to … Continue reading

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Loveland fracking petition heading to court

Reporter Herald — Now facing a lawsuit, Loveland city councilors on Tuesday hotly debated their options for a citizen-initiated ordinance that seeks a moratorium on fracking within the city.   The discussion, which continued past deadline late Tuesday night, came … 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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Larimer Humane Society turns in signatures for tax increase issue

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan) — Larimer Humane Society is one step closer to a new shelter. The local animal welfare organization submitted 18,000 signatures on a petition asking voters for a sales tax increase on the November ballot. If at least … 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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Pediatrics Academy Supports Gay Marriage

by Mike McCune —   Let me be precise on my position on gay marriage: I abhor the concept with every fiber of my soul. That this is not a universally-supported position I understand but if it were, please explain how … Continue reading

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A Chance to Meet Candidates

By Craig Masters Residents of southwest Weld County, Berthoud, Johnstown, Campion and south Loveland in Larimer County will have a chance to meet many if the candidates they will be voting for this election. State House of Representatives, State Senate, … 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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Weld requests reconsideration AG well decision, cites double standard

by Jack Minor –   Not taking no for an answer Weld County Commissioners have sent a letter to the state Attorney General asking him to review a memo issued by his staff that resulted in Governor Hickenlooper saying he … Continue reading

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Colorado delegation calls for additional assistance to fight fire

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – As the High Park Fire continues to spread through Larimer County, Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) and the entire Colorado delegation is asking the United States Forest Service (USFS) for additional resources and assistance.   “We cannot … 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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Republicans hold county assemblies across Colorado

by Craig Masters Saturday marked the second of the Republican Party’s major statewide election events. County assemblies were held across Colorado to nominate candidates for state house and senate offices as well as conducting a host of other party business. … Continue reading

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County GOP starts Rebuilding

by Craig Masters The Central Committee of the Larimer County Republican Party held precinct committee- person training Saturday. This was the first training event for many newly-elected central committee members as well as the first such meeting conducted by newly-elected … Continue reading

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Compromise by the GOP is always good – right?

by Craig Masters The web site of the Larimer County GOP has a tab for “News and Events” where readers can find under the entry “Latest News and Events” the announcement that reads: “New Board Members Congratulations to the newly … Continue reading

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Did Ron Paul “win” Iowa – Where it counted?

By Craig Masters As the voters headed home and the mainstream liberal media sped off to New Hampshire from the Iowa caucuses, Ron Paul supporters stayed for the “real” voting that takes place at these grassroots meetings. The most important … Continue reading

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The BIG Spud’s Day is coming Sept 10

  Thousands of residents packed the old Larimer County fairgrounds in Loveland to enjoy one of Colorado’s farm produce festivals. This week corn is king. September 10, 2011, the potato takes center stage in Greeley at the Potato Day Festival. … Continue reading

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Greeley to spend $180 million on water projects

by Jack Minor   The city of Greeley is preparing to spend $180 million to aquire new water supplies and construction of a new pipeline in anticipation of the population doubling in the next 40 years.   Jon Monson, Greeley … 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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Frank E. Moore

, 87, of Greeley died November 26, 2010 at Life Care Center of Greeley. He was born to James and Mary (Campbell) Moore on March 13, 1923 in Melrose, MN. Mr. Moore served in the U. S. Army during WWII. … Continue reading

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Wayne L. Lutz

March 13, 1929 ~ August 26, 2010 Wayne L. Lutz died August 26, 2010.  He was born March 13, 1929 in Greeley to Alex and Esther (Foos) Lutz.  He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Wayne married Dorothy A … Continue reading

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Weld County to celebrate 150th anniversary

By Jack Minor 2011 will mark a special time as Weld County will celebrate its 150th anniversary. County officials are planning a year-long celebration to recognize this monumental event. In preparation for the event, the county has introduced a new look to … Continue reading

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IN AN EMERGENCY HOW WOULD COLORADO FEED ITSELF

by Jim Frazier How would Colorado feed itself in an emergency?  That is just one of the questions to be answered by “From Plant to Plate”, a research project funded by three northern Colorado counties: Weld, Larimer, and Boulder. Larimer … Continue reading

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