Date: October 19, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is pleased to announce the implementation of a new website for the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. The site, www.larimersheriff.org , has a new look intended to make it easier for users to find the information they need. The site has been revamped entirely with an emphasis on providing easy access to the information most requested by users. Future improvements ... Full Story
Larimer County Natural Resources and partners would like to hear your ideas about what can be done in your community to better connect families with nature and outdoor recreation. In a recent county-wide survey, roughly 75 percent of participants responded that they would like their children to spend more time in nature/outdoors than they currently do. Come share your ideas at one of the upcoming Plug in to Nature community meetings. Your input will form solutions to address ... Full Story
Ten Larimer County Jail employees and a patrol deputy were given Lifesaving Awards by Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith last night at the agency's annual awards ceremony.
This information being sent on behalf of the Larimer County Commissioner's Office. For Contact: Contact the County Commissioner's Office - 498-7012 The Larimer County Loveland Office - 205 E. 6th Street and the Workforce Center - 418 E. 4th Street are closed today as a result of heavy snow on overhead power lines that affect the safety of our buildings. The public is reminded than an Election Drop Box is also located at the Police and Courts Building at 810 E. 10th Street, ... Full Story
TLC for Tender Bulbs By: Anne Wuerslin Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County When leaves fall and frost arrives, the garden goes to sleep. We usually consider fall a time for planting spring-flowering bulbs such as tulips and daffodils, which can overwinter in the ground. But, part of garden clean-up is to dig tender bulbs, tubers, corms and rhizomes and put them in proper storage, as our Colorado winter temperatures are too cold for ... Full Story
October 19, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith today awarded a Sheriff's Commendation to Deputy Ted Wilson and Deputy Justin Atwood for "bringing credit to themselves, their squads and the Larimer County Sheriff's Office " for the compassion they demonstrated to a six-year-old burglary victim earlier this year. Every once in a while a case comes along that touches the hearts of Larimer County Sheriff's deputies. One such case involved a shy but ... Full Story
October 18, 2011 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has experienced an increase in the number of reports of credit card fraud recently. It is not yet clear what is causing this increase but a formal investigation is underway. The Sheriff reminds citizens to be cautious when sharing personal information, especially when responding to emails or text messages. Banks and financial institutions usually will not request your personal information ... Full Story
.....Commissioner Tom Donnelly invites you to come and talk with him at two public meetings. Estes Park: Wednesday, October 19, at 9:00 a.m. @ Estes Park Senior Center, 220 4th Street, Estes Park Berthoud: Wednesday, October 26 at 8:30 a.m., @ the Light House Cafe @ Grace Place, 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. NO RSVP required...just drop in!
Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith will be the speaker at the Berthoud AARP meeting on Wednesday, Octover 12. The program will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. following the chapters pot luck supper. The public is invited to come listen to the sheriff. The topics will include the operation of the Larimer County Jail and the proposed sales tax extension to support jail operation. This is your chance to learn and ask questions about the jail and the sheriff's office. The AARP regular ... Full Story
Date: October 5, 2011 Larimer County Jail deputies successfully ended a plot by inmates making sharpened metal pieces, commonly known as shanks. Yesterday, while on a routine check in one of the outdoor recreation areas, a Larimer County Jail corporal heard the distinct sound of metal scraping on concrete coming from another recreation area. Upon investigation, deputies discovered several inmates involved in trying to sharpen metal pieces approximately five to six inches in ... Full Story