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Friday, July 29, 2016

‘County Agency News’ Archives

Gardening with The Masters

Gardening with The Masters

  Things that go bump in the garden: Bats, snakes, and toads Gardening Article By: Kathie Hopkins Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Bats: The often maligned bat is a gardener’s best friend! The North American bat species are nocturnal mammals that devour more bugs than birds and bug zappers combined, and they do not suck blood from animals or humans. They specifically search out night-flying insects, such as moths and mosquitoes and a bat will devour ... Full Story

Dogs and Moose Do Not Play Well Together

Dogs and Moose Do Not Play Well Together

    DENVER - In the wake of several people being injured by moose this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that moose can be aggressive when dogs and humans get too close. Since early spring, wildlife officers have responded to three human/moose conflicts, including two recent incidents in Grand Lake. In all three instances, dogs - both on and off-leash - reportedly spooked the moose before it charged and seriously injured the dog's owner. Moose in ... Full Story

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

Larimer County Fair: 4-H Fashion and Cats

Larimer County Fair: 4-H Fashion and Cats

  Fashion Review Fashion Revue - Units 1-4 - Unit 1 - Junior      Blue - Abigail Baker, Loveland, CO      Blue - Champion - Kammi Carson, Fort Collins, CO      Blue - Brooke Carlson, Loveland, CO      Blue - Sammy Lefebvre, Fort Collins, CO      Blue - Hope Albert, Fort Collins, CO      Blue - Reserve - Christina Ogg, Wellington, CO      Blue - Calina Peters, Fort Collins, CO Fashion Revue - Units 1-4 - Unit 1 - Intermediate      Blue - Amanda Holly, Fort ... Full Story

CSU Master Gardeners

Beckoning all gardeners to ‘spring’ into action By: Khursheed Mama In yards across Northern Colorado, the emergence of spring bulbs and new growth on trees and shrubs indicates the beginning of another growing season. While many gardeners are happy to have a break during the winter months, spring brings renewed enthusiasm for spending time in the yard. It’s a good time to harness this energy and attend to basic maintenance in the garden to ensure another season of beauty. March and early ... Full Story

Deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

Deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

Captain John Manago Graduates from FBI National Academy Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is pleased to announce that Captain John Manago has graduated from the FBI's National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. The 251st session of the National Academy included participants from 49 states, the District of Columbia, 29 international countries, four military organizations and six federal civilian organizations. FBI Director Robert Mueller was the principal speaker at the graduation ... Full Story

Red Feather Lakes shooting

Red Feather Lakes shooting

  Shagwa Lake Shooting Date:               7/25/2012 Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 200-block of Shagwa Drive in Red Feather Lakes at 12:45 this afternoon on the report of a shooting. It was reported that a physical confrontation between two adult males had escalated to the point where one man fired a single shot from a handgun striking the other man in the torso.  A 55-year-old Red Feather Lakes man was transported by air to a local hospital ... Full Story

“Small Grants for Community Partnering” 2013 Grant

  Larimer County Department of Natural Resources announces the 2013 “Small Grants for Community Partnering” grant cycle. Applications are due Friday, September 7, 2012, at 3 p.m., with awards announced by February, 2013. These grants are offered to individuals, organizations and groups, and homeowner/property owner associations for community, neighborhood, and group projects for: ·      Protection or enhancement of open space, trails, natural areas, wildlife habitat, river ... Full Story

Larimer Count Visual Artist of the Year

Larimer Count Visual Artist of the Year

Larimer County Natural Resources Visual Artist of the Year Reception Larimer County Natural Resources Department invites you to help celebrate the connection between land and art –please join us: Artist reception for Jim Digby, the 2011 Larimer County Natural Resources Visual Artist of the Year! Jim’s work will be displayed in the Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building second floor lobby, outside the Board of County Commissioners offices. Please join us in recognizing Jim and unveiling ... Full Story

Larimer County Settles Fairgrounds Lawsuit

Larimer County Settles Fairgrounds Lawsuit

        Larimer County has resolved its lawsuit with the designers, manufacturers and builders of the metal buildings at The Ranch, Larimer County’s Fairgrounds. Larimer County will receive $14.8 million for a full release of all claims. The lawsuit stemmed from the December 2006 snowstorms that damaged the roof structures in the buildings. Subsequent forensic engineering studies of the buildings revealed that the buildings were under-designed and could not withstand the ... Full Story

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