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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

One dead after plane crash in Larimer County

One dead after plane crash in Larimer County

denverpost.com One dead after plane crash in Larimer County by Joey Bunch The pilot and lone flyer in a fatal plane crash this afternoon called out a distress signal several times on his radio before plummeting into rugged terrain in Larimer County ...  

$1,000 reward offered to catch sheep poacher

$1,000 reward offered to catch sheep poacher

DENVER, Colo. --The Colorado Division of Wildlife is seeking information on the poaching of a bighorn sheep in the Poudre Canyon before Thanksgiving. "Visitors to the Poudre Canyon value and enjoy seeing the sheep here," said Chad Morgan, Poudre Canyon District Wildlife Officer."It is a shame that someone would poach in an area like this, as we are trying very hard to rebuild the herd and ensure their health in the canyon." Morgan asked that anyone who may have information about ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—December 25, See Summer Triangle in west

Sky Tonight—December 25, See Summer Triangle in west on winter evenings

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Bright object in south on December evening? it’s the planet Jupiter In the west shortly after sunset around now, you will find a famous asterism – a noticeable pattern of stars, not a constellation – known as the Summer Triangle. The Triangle consists of three bright stars in three different constellations. They are Vega in the constellation Lyra the Harp, Deneb in the constellation ... Full Story

Information night at Berthoud’s elementary

During the month of January, the elementary schools in Berthoud will be conducting information nights for parents and prospective parents to learn about the programs and instruction offered at the schools. Information night at Ivy Stockwell Elementary is Monday, January 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm and at Information night at Berthoud Elementary is Wednesday, January 19 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Discussion wil cover academic programming, curriculum, specialized programs, programs for students ... Full Story

Meningococcal bacteria matches earlier cases

Meningococcal bacteria matches earlier cases

Bacteria that caused meningococcal illness of CSU student in December matches outbreak strain Fort Collins, CO -- The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment today reported that the bacteria that caused invasive meningococcal disease in a CSU student in early December match the organisms that caused other cases in Northern Colorado over the last 8 months. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s lab has confirmed that the bacteria that ... Full Story

I-25 Closures at US Highway 34

I-25 Closures at US Highway 34

Night time southbound I‐25 closures for interchange improvements In order to set the new US 34 bridge arches across I‐25 without endangering travelers on I‐25, all southbound I‐25 lanes between the Crossroads and Hwy 402 exits will be closed at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22 and Monday, Dec. 27. The lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. the following mornings prior to rush hour traffic. Detours will be marked. During this period, the northbound lanes on I‐25 will remain open to ... Full Story

Avalanche Closes Cameron Pass

Avalanche Closes Cameron Pass

SH 14 over Cameron Pass remains closed following an avalanche that occurred last night around 8 p.m. Currently, it is snowing heavily and visibility is poor.  Due to the large amount of snow and the potential for additional snow slides, crews cannot clean up the current slide or assess avalanche risk in the area.  CDOT is working closely with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center who will wait 24 hours after it stops snowing to assess the avalanche risk and decide if mitigation ... Full Story

School District seeks stories from 50 years ago

School District seeks stories from 50 years ago

Thompson School District is celebrating its 50th year as a reorganized school district with a free celebration scheduled for Jan. 14 from 6-8 p.m. in Roberta Price Auditorium at Thompson Valley High School. In preparation for the event, the district is seeking some unusual/interesting stories from former students or teachers to share about life in the district 50 years ago.  It could be about clubs and activities, culture, classes or other  aspects about school that are different ... Full Story

Larimer County Adopts 2011 Budget

Larimer County Adopts 2011 Budget

Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners (BCC) today adopted the 2011 Larimer County Budget, revised the 2010 budget and certified Mill Levies for 2011. The 2011 Budget is $310,583,481, a $15,222 change from the budget proposed on October 15, 2010. The change reflects departmental budget changes as well as increased revenues from new improvement districts. The 2010 revised budget is $320,789,078 and increase of $30,149,477 over the original 2010 ... Full Story

Traffic Flow Changes at the Larimer County Landfill

Traffic Flow Changes at the Larimer County Landfill

Larimer County, Colorado—Beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, December 20, vehicles bringing trash to the Larimer County Landfill will be routed over one of two new incoming scales at the previous gatehouse sites.  Customers will exit over another scale to be weighed out as they leave the landfill. Cubic yard rates will continue to be charged once the scales are open.  Additional construction will occur as gate arms, directional signs and other final details are completed. Installation of ... Full Story

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