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.
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
Hermit Park Open Space to Implement Winter-Season Closure The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has instituted an operational business change for the winter months at Hermit Park Open Space. The area will be closed to all use starting on December 20, 2010. It will open again for all use on March 1, 2011. These are typically the months of lowest visitation with very few campers or hikers.
The 2011 Larimer County Department of Natural Resources' Annual Entrance Permits, for parks and open spaces managed by Larimer County, will be available for purchase on December 1. These are 13-month permits, valid December 2010, through December 2011, and allow use of Carter Lake, Flatiron Reservoir, Hermit Park Open Space, Horsetooth Reservoir, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, Pinewood Reservoir, and Ramsay-Shockey Open Space. The following permits will be available for purchase online at ... Full Story
Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners will hold two televised public hearings on the Proposed 2011 Budget: Monday, November 15, 2010 - 6:30 P.M. (Televised and Live Viewer Call-in) Larimer County Courthouse Office Building, Commissioners Hearing Room-1st Floor, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins. Televised on Fort Collins Cable Channel 14, LaPorte and Wellington Channel 16, Loveland & Berthoud Cable Channel 16. Viewers can call with questions or comments ... Full Story
Larimer County, Colorado - The 2010-2011 version of Larimer County’s Office on Aging “Answers on Aging Resource Guide,” is now available on paper and online at www.larimer.org/seniors, (click on publications). This free booklet contains useful information on local resources and programs for older adults and their families. Topics include: income tax filing legal issues transportation options senior centers volunteer opportunities financial help flu shots hearing and vision ... Full Story
(Nov. 9, 2010) — The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for poaching a bull elk in downtown Estes Park, Colo. This offer adds to an existing $5,000 reward being offered by the Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Operation Game Thief. The Case: According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, on or around Oct. 15, a mature ... Full Story
The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at the Larimer County Courthouse hearing room on the first floor of 200 W. Oak St. in Fort Collins. All meetings are open to the public. (This is a re-schedule of the regular November meeting which would have fallen on Thanksgiving.) From 5:30-7:30 p.m. the Open Lands Advisory Board will meet jointly with the Fort Collins Land Stewardship Board and the Loveland Open Lands Commission, as well ... Full Story