Archive for May 18, 2011
Zero Tolerance Alert: High School Lacrosse Players Charged with Possession of Deadly Weapons (Penknife, Lighter Used to Repair Equipment) EASTON, Md. — The Rutherford Institute is calling on Maryland school officials to exhibit some common sense and compassion in their handling of an incident involving two Easton High School lacrosse players who were suspended for being in possession of a penknife and lighter used for maintaining lacrosse equipment. It is undisputed that the ... Full Story
Thirty years ago something remarkable happened on a ranch outside of Meeteetse, Wyoming. A black-footed ferret, a small nocturnal carnivore thought to be extinct, was found by John and Lucille Hogg’s dog Shep. This event led to the dramatic discovery of a small group of about 130 black-footed ferrets and offered a ray of hope for the species. Research conducted on the Meeteetse population provided important new information on the life history and behavior of this secretive ... Full Story
The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Program closed Soapstone Prairie Natural Area today due to unsafe road and trail conditions caused by recent rains. Updates will be posted at www.fcgov.com/naturalareas/status.php. Rangers check conditions daily and will reopen the site as soon as possible.
A robust spring runoff season is expected, but Loveland officials don’t anticipate flooding from the Big Thompson River. However, city emergency management staff are working on flood planning with Larimer County and other area agencies should worst-case factors occurs. This year’s mountain snowpack is about double the average size. Should the snowpack melt rate increase dramatically due to several days of high temperatures combined with unusual amounts of rainfall, some overflow in Loveland ... Full Story
Outlook for Larimer County: Rain and snow showers today (snow above 9,500-10,000ft today, 8,000ft overnight). total rainfall accumulations of 1"-2" possible with snow accumulations 6"-15" possible over next 24-hours. Flooding possible in burn areas within these counties. Outlook for Boulder County: Rain and snow showers today (snow above 9,500-10,000ft today, 8,000ft overnight). total rainfall accumulations of 1"-2" possible with snow accumulations 6"-15" possible over next 24-hours. ... Full Story
The Greeley High School Class of '61’ is planning a very special fiftieth reunion the weekend of August 5-7, 2011. If you were a member of this class at any time, or know somebody who was, please contact Pat Jones Best (970) 330-7927 firstname.lastname@example.org Or Priscilla Hager Judge (970) 353-3131 email@example.com.