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Archive for October 26, 2011

Wildlife on the move

Wildlife on the move

As I-70 mitigation efforts continue, agencies remind motorists to slow down, watch for wildlife near roadways

Meltdown: Episode 2

Meltdown: Episode 2

  Meltdown is a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that brought down the financial world. Beginning with the 2008 crash that pushed 30 million people into unemployment, brought countries to the edge of insolvency and turned the clock back to 1929, it moves on to examine the epidemic of fear that caused the world's banks to stop lending and how the people began their fight back. Finally, it asks how the world can prepare for the next crisis even as it ... Full Story

Class Warfare: Q&A

Class Warfare: Q&A

  With all the talk about class warfare the commentary on the Rasmusen Reports is enlightening. It is also enlightening that when ever the subject is brought up by conservatives, it is made to sound that class warfare is bad. The Koch brothers and their ilk are, and have been actively engaged in class war fare for some time now yet there has been no hue and cry from the conservatives. Why is it that when the less affluent want more it is class war fare and when the wealthy want more it ... Full Story

“Occupy” the World

“Occupy” the World

Are we becoming a police state. The scene of armed police in riot gear confronting unarmed protestors of the Occupy Denver protest was a chilling sight. It must have been a frightening experience for the protestors. Use of government force against protestors is nothing new in the United States. From the Boston Tea Party to Civil Rights Marches to antiwar protests to the Occupy protests of today, protest is a common occurrence in our society. The use of force against protestors is also ... Full Story

Teepee Rings Archeological Tour

Teepee Rings Archeological Tour Wednesday November 2 1:00pm – 4:00pm The field trip will include an easy, round-trip walk of 1.5 miles. This special opportunity is free, but space is very limited. Be sure to not miss this unique opportunity to visit a conservation easement in the Laramie Foothills!  Register at:  www.larimer.org/naturalresources/registration Jason LaBelle, noted CSU archeology professor and director of the Colorado Archeological Society, will lead the trip, and will ... Full Story

New Website at sheriff’s office

  Date:                        October 19, 2011   Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is pleased to announce the implementation of a new website for the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.  The site, www.larimersheriff.org , has a new look intended to make it easier for users to find the information they need. The site has been revamped entirely with an emphasis on providing easy access to the information most requested by users.  Future improvements ... Full Story

County seeking community input on outdoor activity

County seeking community input on outdoor activity

  Larimer County Natural Resources and partners would like to hear your ideas about what can be done in your community to better connect families with nature and outdoor recreation. In a recent county-wide survey, roughly 75 percent of participants responded that they would like their children to spend more time in nature/outdoors than they currently do. Come share your ideas at one of the upcoming Plug in to Nature community meetings.  Your input will form solutions to address ... Full Story

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

  Small steps can make positive changes.  Is is time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Tragically, home fires kill 500 children ages 14 and under each year. In the U.S., almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes without working smoke alarms. Forty percent of the fatal fire injuries occurred in homes with no smoke alarms at all, while 23% occurred in homes in which at least one smoke alarm was present but failed to ... Full Story

The Sheriff’s annual awards

Ten Larimer County Jail employees and a patrol deputy were given Lifesaving Awards by Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith last night at the agency's annual awards ceremony.  

Snow closes county offices

This information being sent on behalf of the Larimer County Commissioner's Office. For Contact:  Contact the County Commissioner's Office - 498-7012 The Larimer County Loveland Office - 205 E. 6th Street and the Workforce Center - 418 E. 4th Street are closed today as a result of heavy snow on overhead power lines that affect the safety of our buildings. The public is reminded than an Election Drop Box is also located at the Police and Courts Building at 810 E. 10th Street, ... Full Story

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