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Thursday, April 24, 2014

‘County/State/Federal’ Archives

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware This Summer 
Durango, Colo. Black bears have emerged from their winter dens and it's time for Colorado residents to take precautions to help keep bears wild. Because of dry conditions in some parts of the state, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning residents that bear activity in towns and residential areas may be high again this year. Human-bear conflicts are a fact of life in Colorado, but with some simple actions residents of bear ... 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 ... 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

Panhandling in Larimer County, new rules

Panhandling in Larimer County, new rules

  Panhandling Ordinance Enforcement Larimer County's new panhandling ordinance went into effect this week but Sheriff Justin Smith began implementing a three-step plan last month to phase in the enforcement of the ordinance. The first phase of the plan, which started last month upon publication of the ordinance, had deputies handing out educational flyers and talking with affected individuals explaining the ordinance. "We want to make sure that everyone has a chance to ... 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 ... 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, ... Full Story

February Guided Hikes and Programs on Larimer

  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, ... Full Story

Berthoud area resident to run for County Commissioner

Berthoud area resident to run for County Commissioner

Press Release Former Thompson Board of Education member and small business owner, Karen Stockley, has announced her candidacy for the Larimer County Board of Commissioners representing District 3. Karen has lived most of her life in Colorado, and in her district in Berthoud for over 13 years. She is married to Jay Stockley and is the mother of five children, all of whom have attended Berthoud schools. Stockley has an extensive history of community service. She recently completed four ... 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 ... Full Story

No Winter Boating Access at Carter Lake and Horsetooth

Due to funding and staffing issues, and requirements for ANS inspections for every vessel entering these waters, there will be no boating access at Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir temporarily, and possibly until March, 2012.  The public will be notified of changes. Please check the website for updates on most current hours and information:    www.larimer.org/naturalresources/boating_inspections.htm The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, in order to comply with ... Full Story

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