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Archive for September, 2013

16 right wing myths about Obamacare

16 right wing myths about Obamacare

Top 16 myths about the health care law By Angie Drobnic Holan  Published on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 2:25 p.m. There's a lot of misinformation out there about the new health care law. PolitiFact has been fact-checking claims about the federal health care law since lawmakers started drafting the legislation in 2009. Long controversial, the law has been no stranger to attacks by detractors. Here are 16 of the biggest falsehoods PolitiFact has rated. ( Fact-checks are ... Full Story

Rain forces closure of trail to Storm Mountain

Rain forces closure of trail to Storm Mountain

Subject:           Temporary Closure of Powerline Trail (Bobcat Ridge area) Date:               9/27/2013 NEW INFORMATION FOR AFFECTED RESIDENTS ONLY as of 09/27/2013 Rain has forced the temporary closure of the access route known as Powerline Trail, between Bobcat Ridge Open Space and Storm Mountain area neighborhoods isolated due to flooding. Wet conditions are quickly degrading the trail in conjunction with the increased traffic of residents affected by ... Full Story

FEMA: Summary of announcements

FEMA: Summary of announcements

  Steps to Applying for FEMA Assistance DENVER – Colorado residents in designated counties recovering from the damage caused by recent severe storms, flooding, landslides, or mudslides can now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Office of Emergency Management.

The major federal disaster declaration, signed by President Obama Sept. 14, offers Individual Assistance in the counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, ... Full Story

Obituary: Donald G. Soeby

Obituary: Donald G. Soeby

Donald G. Soeby 9/1/1931 – 9/9/2013 Donald George Soeby; died September 9, 2013.  Donald was a former Army man who served in the Korean War.  He also worked for Mountain Bell as a technician until retiring.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as competition archery.  He enjoyed reading and traveling with his good friend Myrna Gardner.  He is survived by his children Curtis Soeby and Dawn Brock.  Many thanks are to be passed on to the staff at Viegut Funeral Home and Sterling ... Full Story

Sheriff’s final flood update

Sheriff’s final flood update

LATEST INFORMATION This will be the last daily flood update as operations enter the recovery phase; however, we will continue to publish information as needed. The National Guard completed their assignments in Larimer County as of today.  The checkpoints they have been staffing were turned over to the Sheriff's office.  Checkpoints will be staffed by deputies and/or there will be active patrols in the area.  The Sheriff's office extends their thanks and gratitude to the National ... Full Story

Additional Storm Mountain Access

Additional Storm Mountain Access

  September 26, 2013 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the City of Fort Collins is providing residents of Storm Mountain access to Power Line Trail via the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area.  This area will only be accessible with specialized vehicles designed to handle the extremely rough terrain or by horseback or hiking in. Storm Mountain residents may obtain credentials for this access at the Larimer County Sheriff's Office at 2501 Midpoint Drive in Fort ... Full Story

Obituary: Phillip Hart, Jr.

Obituary: Phillip Hart, Jr.

Phillip Hart, Jr. January 9, 1918 ~ September 23, 2013 Phillip Hart, Jr. died September 23, 2013 at the age of 95. Phillip was born January 9, 1918 in Berthoud, Colorado to Phillip and Katrina (Burback) Hart. He was baptized and confirmed in the German Congregational Church of Berthoud. Phillip grew up on a farm and worked for an implement dealer before being drafted into the Army in 1942. He was in the first amphibious Engineering Commando that was formed. His unit invaded North ... Full Story

Loveland Public Library closes to observe memorial for

  The Loveland Public Library will close from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 27, to allow employees to attend a Celebration of Life for their friend and colleague Patty Goodwine, a victim of Big Thompson Canyon flooding. Goodwine, the Executive Administrative Assistant at the library for more than 34 years, was swept away by floodwaters that took her Cedar Cove home in Big Thompson Canyon between Loveland and Drake in the early hours of Sept. 13. Her memorial will be held at 10 ... Full Story

Larimer County Flood 2013 website update

Larimer County Flood 2013 website update

  The Larimer County Flood 2013 website (http://larimer.org/flooding2013/) has been updated with the following information: ******* Estes Park Disaster Assistance Center The Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) in Estes Park is now open at the Conference Center at Rocky Mountain Park Inn, 101 S. Saint Vrain Ave.  The DAC hours: - 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Friday, Sept. 27 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 See the Disaster Assistance Centers/Distribution ... Full Story

Donations: Cash only Starting Monday

Donations: Cash only Starting Monday

  Change in items requested and hours of operation at Donation Center Thanks to the generosity of many in our community, the City’s Donation Center is now chock-full of useful household items, furniture and dry goods that are being disseminated to area flood survivors. Beginning Monday, September 30th, residents who want to donate are asked to make a monetary donation rather than bringing in dry goods and furniture, etc. Potable water will also continue to be accepted. The Donation ... Full Story

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