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Monday, December 22, 2014

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Loveland Storm Aftermath Update

Loveland Storm Aftermath Update

  Monday, 10/31/2011   1:30 p.m.   Drop-off sites ·        Activity at the drop-off sites diminished significantly Sunday, with Saturday described by a Public Works manager as “crazy--manageable but crazy.” ·         Because of the slowdown at the sites, the Agilent site will close beginning Tuesday.  The Recycling Center and Centennial Park sites will operate 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ·         Closure of the Centennial site will be ... Full Story

Larimer County sesquicentennial

Larimer County sesquicentennial

          Wearing its age well: Larimer County celebrates 150th anniversary this year By Jessica Benes, Pamela Dickman and Jackie Hutchins Reporter-Herald Staff Writers Posted: 10/29/2011 11:10:05 PM MDT Larimer County is well known for its towering mountains, jagged canyons and quality of life. The area that thousands know and love has changed dramatically over the years -- the 4.6 billion years the earth has existed, to be exact. "We've been ... Full Story

Volunteer of the month: Carissa Finnegan

Volunteer of the month: Carissa Finnegan

Carissa Finnegan is a freshman at Berthoud High School. One of her Facebook friends is family friend who is serving as a nurse in Kigali, Rwanda. Carissa was amazed at some of the photos her friend posted. The children in her photos did not have many toys or books and hardly had clothes to wear. Carissa wanted to do something to help those children. She set up an event on Facebook and asked for donations to purchase items to send to the kids in Kigali. Unfortunately, the response was ... Full Story

Loveland Saturday Update

Loveland Saturday Update

        Electric Service Crews are continuing to reconnect service throughout the day and will also support the 6 contract tree crews working to clear power lines. In some cases, Loveland Water and Power (W&P) crews are awaiting confirmation from customers that a licensed electrical contractor has repaired or replaced the property owner’s electric meter enabling power to be reconnected. The W&P dispatch center at 663-1043 will remain open ... Full Story

Monster Bash a Smash in Berthoud

Monster Bash a Smash in Berthoud

  Over a hundred children and adults flooded the Berthoud Community Library last Friday night for the annual Library Halloween Party organized by Youth Services Director, Laura Lundberg. This year's theme was monster bash and was enjoyed by everyone from princesses to small furry animals and monsters. They participated in games, crafts, trick-or-treating, and watched a movie. It was an evening filled with fun for all ages and even adults turned out in full costume. Photos by ... Full Story

2011 Thompson Robotics EXPO Saturday

2011 Thompson Robotics EXPO Saturday

  Opening Ceremonies at 10 AM for the 2011 Thompson Robotics EXPO Saturday October 29, 2011 Seventy-eight teams from the Thompson School District, around the state, and Utah will converge on Loveland High this Saturday, October 29 for the 5th Annual Thompson Robotics EXPO.  The event will include a FIRST® LEGO® League scrimmage for grades 3-8, a VEX Robotics Qualifier for Worlds, grades 6-12, and a variety of exhibits. SparkFun from Boulder, a creator and reseller of pieces ... Full Story

County and Loveland after storm response information

County and Loveland after storm response information

  County offices open in Loveland Dangerous, damaged tree limbs were removed from the front entryway of the 6th Street County building in Loveland today. The work was performed by the City of Loveland Light and Power Department. Schultz Industries will return Friday to clean up the leaves and small branches that remain. The building will open for business Friday, 10-28-11.   Larimer County's Alternative Sentencing Unit Crews to Assist with Area Branch Clean-Up Larimer ... Full Story

Help for Loveland seniors and disabled residents

Help for Loveland seniors and disabled residents

      A pair of teams of Loveland Solid Waste Division employees this afternoon began initial safety and cleanup work for Loveland seniors and disabled residents who have requested assistance with tree limb issues resulting from this week’s storm. The crews will remove any hanging limbs they can safely reach from the ground in these residents’ yards. Second priority will be collection and hauling of downed branches to the City’s drop-off sites. As ... Full Story

Red Rock charter denied

Red Rock charter denied

    Press Release   The Thompson School District Board of Education unanimously denied a charter school application from Red Rock Academy during a special meeting today. A resolution for denial listed nine key reasons for the action (resolution attached). The vote by the board follows weeks of discussion, several open meetings, a community forum and reviews by the community, staff and the District Accountability Committee. The next step for the founders of Red ... Full Story

Loveland crews clearing broken, overhanging branches

Loveland crews clearing broken, overhanging branches

Seven City of Loveland crews are working with chain saws, front end loaders, dump trucks, pickups and bucket trucks to clear city streets and public right-of-way of fallen and overhanging branches.   Crews are first dealing with what appears to be the hardest hit area; from Taft to Boise between Eisenhower and First Street. Crews are also checking operation of all city traffic signals and school zone signals. The City of Loveland is responsible for trees overhanging the public ... Full Story

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