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
Monday, January 3, 2011, at 9 a.m. starts the beginning of a 180-day camping reservation window for Larimer County-managed campgrounds! Reservations for Memorial Day weekend, Father’s Day weekend, and the first week in July can be made during the first week of January. In response to requests from our customers, the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources will implement a 180-day reservation window for reservation camping at Carter Lake, Flatiron Reservoir, Estes Park Campgrounds at ... Full Story
The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is pleased to host a reception in honor of Barbara Moore, the 2010 Larimer County Natural Resources Visual Artist of the Year. A grand unveiling of Barbara’s piece, “Red Mountain Autumn,” will take place on Friday, January 7 , 2011 at 10 a.m. in the 2nd floor lobby of the Larimer County Courthouse Office Building (200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins). The public is invited. The Larimer County Open Lands Program Visual Artist Program ... Full Story
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 new ... Full Story
Critter Scene Investigations Two sets of tracks dot the fresh snow leading into a gully. Suddenly the tracks trail off into an area of disturbed snow, and only one set of tracks leaves the area. What happened there? Join volunteer naturalists on snowy mornings to investigate animal behaviors using basic tracking skills during this fun interactive program. Programs will be held when conditions are good for tracking at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, and ... Full Story
Larimer County Names 2010 Environmental Stewardship Winners Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today announced the 2010 Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Awards. These awards, first presented in 1995, are given each year to honor the environmental efforts of county residents, businesses and organizations. To date 53 awards have been presented to programs, people and organizations since the program began 16 years ago. Today five more ... Full Story
The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board meeting, scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2010, has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, January 27, 2010 at the Loveland Municipal Building at 500 East Third Street in Loveland. All meetings are open to the public. To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces, visit our website at www.larimer.org/naturalresources.
A new section of the Poudre River Trail, located near Windsor, Colorado now open for public access, for the first time. Trail head is located on the south side of CR 32E between Larimer County Road 3 and Weld County Road 13. This ½-mile section of trail is an extension of a 21-mile section of the Poudre River Trail that connects Island Grove Park in Greeley, to State Highway 392, west of Windsor. A pedestrian underpass at State Highway 392 was installed in 2009 and a connecting trail into ... Full Story
DENVER, Colo. – Freshman Jason Torf made a career high 36 saves as Air Force beat Clarkson, 2-1, in the first game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force improved to 5-6-1 overall while Clarkson fell to 6-5-2. The win was Air Force’s first ever in the Denver Cup, snapping a 14-game losing streak in the tournament that was started in 1992. Air Force scored first as Matt Becker gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead at the 4:30 mark. Blake Page ... Full Story
Commissioner Tom Donnelly will meet with citizens in Berthoud on Wednesday - Nov. 24 - 8:30 a.m. at the Light House Cafe in Grace Place, 250 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud. This Citizen Meeting is a great way to meet with Commissioner Donnelly in an informal atmosphere to discuss issues important to you! Special Guest: Marc Engemoen to talk about Public Works/Road projects in Larimer County.