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Sunday, November 23, 2014

‘Local News’ Archives

SWAT Call Out in Lyons, Colorado

At approximately 11:30 am today, Sunday, October 13, 2013, Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assigned to the Estes Park area were dispatched to a disturbance at 3500 block of Colard Lane in unincorporated Larimer County near Lyons, Colorado.  A subject identified as an Hispanic male approximately 54 years of age was alleged to have discharged a firearm during the disturbance and had barricaded himself inside his home.  No one was injured during the disturbance with everyone ... Full Story

Berthoud Librarian awarded NASA education opportunity

Berthoud Librarian awarded NASA education opportunity

Berthoud, CO, October 9, 2013 – Christy Headrick, Youth Services Librarian at Berthoud Community Library, is one of 30 people nationwide to be awarded a stipend to attend NASA Space Science Training and the launch of the MAVEN mission to Mars on November 18.  “The Explore Mars training and MAVEN launch is cutting edge science in action as well as an historic event and I am honored to be a part of it,” says Christy. Ms. Headrick will travel to Cocoa Beach, Florida in November for ... 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

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

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

Flood Update for September 23

  LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE   Justin E. Smith, Sheriff One Agency           One Mission                    Public Safety   Contact:          Larimer County Sheriff's Office John Schulz Public Information Officer Public Information Office - 970-980-2501 Subject:           Larimer County Flooding Information Update Date:               9/23/2013 The first confirmed fatality of the ... Full Story

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