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Archive for April 5, 2010

Forest Service Reopens Climbing Areas in Boulder

Forest Service Reopens Climbing Areas in Boulder Canyon

Boulder, Colo. (April 2, 2010) – The Forest Service has reopened some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon that were closed to protect golden eagles during their nesting season. Security Risk and the Blob Rock/Bitty Buttress areas are now open to climbing and other activities. These areas are located along State Highway 119, approximately 1.5 miles east of Boulder Falls. These closures help protect a long-established golden eagle nesting territory, including valuable alternate nest sites. ... Full Story

Cooking with insects

Cooking with insects

Insect Chef David George Gordon Appearing Live at the Butterfly Pavilion Denver, CO – Curious as to how Tempura Battered Mealworms or Scorpion Scaloppine taste? Find out on Saturday, April 10, when the “Martha Stewart” of insect cuisine, Chef David George Gordon, appears live for three very buggy cooking demonstrations at the Butterfly Pavilion. The special event is part of the Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders opening day festivities. Dr. Entomo’s is the Pavilion’s newest ... Full Story

April Employers’ Roundtable, Google-icious

April Employers’ Roundtable, Google-icious

Larimer County Workforce Center April Employers' Roundtable Thursday, April 15, 2010 Google-icious The next session in this season’s series of Employers’ Roundtables, “Google-icious, ” is scheduled for Thursday morning, April 15, 8:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m., in the Columbine Room of the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. This seminar will be presented by Laurie Macomber of Blue Skies Marketing. Google is everywhere. With its handy search engine and fun culture, Google has seeped its way into the ... Full Story

9Health Fair Coming to Berthoud

9Health Fair Coming to Berthoud

The 9Health Fair will be coming to Berthoud High School on April 10, 7 a.m. to noon. There are some changes for this year. The Berthoud Lions Club is the host, but there will be no pre-registration offered in Berthoud. The entry will now be at the main entrance on Spartan Avenue and some of the tests will be in different rooms than have been used in the past. Another change is that complementary bottled water will not be available. The information pamphlet mailed to residents says: Bring your ... Full Story

Larimer County Weed Control & Forestry Customer

Larimer County Weed Control & Forestry Customer Service Summer Hours

Larimer County Weed Control & Forestry Customer Service Summer Hours and Details for No Spray Zones The Larimer County Weed Control District and the Larimer County Forestry Program located at 2649 East Mulberry, # 6, at the southwest corner of Summitview and Mulberry, in Fort Collins have begun summer hours as of April. The office will be open 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Call ahead to be sure appropriate personnel will be present, or to schedule a time outside of the posted ... Full Story

Obituary: Leslie Clyde Nielsen

Obituary: Leslie Clyde Nielsen

Leslie Clyde Nielsen, 55 of Berthoud, died at his residence on March 20, 2010. Leslie was born June 16, 1955 in Ft. Collins, Colorado to Irma (Niemoller) Nielsen and Donald Nielsen. He worked in construction, then later for the Larimer County Parks Department as a Park Ranger, and then for the Longmont Parks and Recreation Department. He enjoyed camping, fishing, biking, cooking, gardening and socializing. He is preceded in death by both of his parents and survived by his two sons, Vincent ... Full Story

The “Bean” is closed, Windy says goodbye

The “Bean” is closed, Windy says goodbye to Berthoud

Citing the construction on Mountain Avenue, from which she never fully recovered, and facing another summer of construction, Windy Castle has called it quits. She told customers on Saturday that it was her last day. The business remains closed on Monday, but the sign on the door says the restaurant expects to reopen soon under new management. Unconfirmed reports are that the previous owner, Michelle Lebeque is planning on opening again as soon as possible.

GROW-CAB’-U-LAR-Y, an Introduction to gardening

GROW-CAB’-U-LAR-Y, an Introduction to gardening terms

By: Charleen Barr Colorado Master Gardener in Larimer County No, it is not a spelling test! Gardening terms are important to know.  They help us understand the workings of a garden. Sometimes we can be confused, even overwhelmed, by the many gardening specific words and terms used by those who are regularly engaged in fooling around with earth and its bounty.  Perhaps a brief introduction to a few often used terms found in magazines, brochures, and at garden nurseries will help in becoming ... Full Story

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