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Thursday, June 30, 2016

‘Community News’ Archives

The Last Bulls-Eye

The Last Bulls-Eye

This is the final chapter of the Bull's-eye and I struggled with how to close it out.  Let me start by saying it has been my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Larimer County for twenty-five years, the past twelve as your sheriff.  As an agency we have faced many challenges.  We faced each of them head on and became a stronger and better department because of them.  We've made mistakes but we've admitted them and taken steps to ensure we don't make the same mistakes again.  ... Full Story

Home Buyer Education Classes

Home Buyer Education Classes

  Neighbor to Neighbor Offers Free Home Buyer Education Classes Qualifying Buyers for Down Payment Assistance   Fort Collins – Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N), a Larimer County non-profit that helps families achieve homeownership, offers free monthly certified home buyer education courses to meet the growing demand for consumer education – providing smart advice for home buyers before they purchase a home. Attendees who complete N2N’s one-session class leave as educated, savvy consumers ... Full Story

Greeley accepting applications for vacant council

Greeley accepting applications for vacant council position

  Application Process Announced for Vacant At-Large Council Seat Attachment: Council At-Large Vacancy Application Greeley City Councilmember Maria Secrest has resigned her at-large Council position and accepted a position with Representative Cory Gardner’s new Greeley office. According to Colorado law, there are two options for selecting a replacement on the City Council:  1) an application, interview and appointment process or 2) a special election.  The Council has chosen to use the ... Full Story

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep.

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Mark Udall issued the following statement after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, members of her staff, and several others were attacked by a gunman during a public event at a grocery store in Tucson, AZ: “This is a sad day for our country.  My thoughts and prayers go out to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today's senseless shootings.   “Congresswoman Giffords is a brilliant and dedicated public servant who works tirelessly for the people of her district.  I'm ... Full Story

Official 2011 Valentine unveiled

Official 2011 Valentine unveiled

  2011 Official Loveland Valentine Cachet By Sharlynn Wamsley The 2011 Official Loveland Valentine Card and Cachet were unveiled by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce president, Brian Willms on 5 Jan. at a gathering to introduce the winning contributors and their work – the words and art for this year’s Loveland Valentine. Local Loveland artists include Brenda Crow who designed the card, using the Mariana Butte – one of her favorite views – to make the tie to Loveland. ... Full Story

New Berthoud Chamber officers announced

New Berthoud Chamber officers announced

It is my pleasure to announce the new slate of officers that have been elected to the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce 2011 Board of Directors! The Annual Installation “Snow-Ball” Dinner will take place on January 22, 2011 at the gorgeous Brookside Gardens Event Center, Catered by marvelous Chef Mark Chaffe, Berthoud Inn & Events, and will be held from 6pm to midnight for Cocktails, Dinner, Awards, Installation of Officers Program, and Dancing to Big Band Sounds. Tickets are $55 per ... Full Story

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

Every Cookie Has a Mission: To Help Girls Do Great Things Girl Scout Cookie time starts Friday, Jan. 7. Not only can a box of Girl Scout Cookies satisfy your sweet tooth, but every Girl Scout Cookie purchase helps Girl Scouts in Colorado do great things. When Girl Scouts participate in the annual cookie sale, they are part of the largest girl-led business in the country that generates more than $700 million for girls in communities nationwide. In fact, last year in Colorado, girls ... Full Story

Small plane crashes near Carter Lake

Small plane crashes near Carter Lake

The Denver Post identifies the downed aircraft as a Cessna 210 Centurion registered to a Lyons, Colorado resident. No names have been released. Larimer County Sheriff Press Release: 6.01 p.m. At approximately 2:45 PM on December 27, 2010, Larimer County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a report of a downed aircraft west of Carter Lake in Loveland which ignited a small fire.  Emergency personnel responded to the area and found a single engine aircraft.  One fatality has been ... 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 from ... Full Story

Santa Clause goes to school

Santa Clause goes to school

The children at the Berthoud Early Learning Center had a surprise visitor this week. Santa came to the school twice on Wednesday, handing out gifts to the morning and afternoon classes. The children were definitely excited and happy to see Santa and to receive gifts. A gift for each child is made possible by the generosity of the employees of the town of Berthoud. The school provides the first names of each child and whether the child is a boy or a girl. In a volunteer effort, and most do ... Full Story

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