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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

RMFU and CCA disagree on USDA decision

RMFU and CCA disagree on USDA decision

RMFU Supports Vilsack on GIPSA Rule "We are pleased to see USDA Secretary Vilsack standing up to the nation's meat packing lobby on the GIPSA (Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration) rules," said RMFU President Kent Peppler, a Mead, Colo. farmer. In a letter to Congressman Frank R. Lucas, Vilsack recently declined the request for a comprehensive economic analysis of the rules on livestock market competition published in June by the USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and ... Full Story

Old Fashioned Political Rally

Old Fashioned Political Rally

Last nights Old Fashioned Political Rally at the Ranch was gala affair even though the major party candidates for U.S. Senate and the governorship did not attend. The line up of speakers was continuous from the 5:40 p.m. start time until nearly 9 o’clock. The 50 booths of candidates and issue committees offered rally goers the opportunity to discuss issues and candidate’s qualification one-on-one. Many of the attendees left the hall at the end of the evening carrying an armful of ... Full Story

New traffic signal at State Highway 56 and 4th Street

BERTHOUD— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completed a traffic signal upgrade project on State Highway 56 (Mountain Avenue) at Fourth Street in Berthoud. The project replaced the span wire traffic signal with poles and mast arms, which required crews to temporary remove the signal and put in stop signs. The signal is currently in four-way flash red mode until 10 a. m. on Monday, October 11th at which time the signal will become fully operational. Until the signal is ... Full Story

What is newsworthy in Loveland, Colorado?

This week a woman was sitting on a bus stop bench in downtown Loveland when a very intoxicated man approached and verbally attacked her with vile, ignorant language. The woman ran into the Alternatives to Violence office on Fourth Street with the man in pursuit, where he threatened and verbally attacked her and the staff. When he was asked to leave, he put his fist through the front office window. He stood threatening and bleeding on Fourth Street. Several Loveland Police  officers came and ... Full Story

Sheriff investigates marijuana cultivation

On October 4, 2010, at 1:45 A.M. a pedestrian flagged down an on-duty deputy in the 1300 block of North Taft Road.  The complainant reported that he and his friends had been assaulted by various individuals who lived on a small parcel of property in the 1300 block on North Taft Road in unincorporated Larimer County.  The complainant along with three other individuals were interviewed by deputies and investigators for several hours.  The results of those interviews allowed investigators to ... Full Story

New Charter School on the horizon?

New Charter School on the horizon?

  Public Forum for Loveland Classical Academy BF Kitchen Elementary School Cafeteria Thursday, Oct. 7 6:00 - 7:30 pm   The Thompson School District has received an application for a new charter school, Loveland Classical Academy, requesting to open in 2011-2012. The forum is the public’s opportunity to provide testimony to the Board of Education regarding comments or concerns about the proposed charter school. If community members are unable to attend this session, ... Full Story

Road Closure, Carter Lake Road

North Carter Lake Road (CR 29) Closed for Bridge Replacement Larimer County, Colorado – On Monday, October 4, 2010, Larimer County will close North Carter Lake Road (County Road 29), from West 1st Street (County Road 20) to West Eisenhower Boulevard (State Highway 34), to begin construction of Project No. 293 – Replacement of Bridge No. 29-0.6-20 Over the Home Supply Ditch. Access will be maintained for local traffic. Construction is expected to be complete, and the road reopened to ... Full Story

The Mountain Pine Beetle’s Unprecedented Epidemic

The Mountain Pine Beetle’s Unprecedented Epidemic

"The Mountain Pine Beetle’s Unprecedented Epidemic,” topic For first “CU @ The Longmont Public Library” Event Longmont – On Thursday, September 23, 2010, Professor Jeff Mitton of the CU-Boulder Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department will give an illustrated presentation about the devastating toll the small insects are taking on Colorado’s forests, during the first installment of the “CU @ the Longmont Public Library” series. The mountain pine beetle is in the ... Full Story

Traffic signal upgrade on Fourth Street in Berthoud

BERTHOUD— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begin a traffic signal upgrade project on State Highway 56 at Fourth Street in Berthoud. The project will replace the span wire traffic signal with poles and mast arms. “Span wire traffic signals use older equipment and technology, ” said CDOT Traffic Operations Engineer Larry Haas. “The new signal will require less maintenance and will operate more efficiently. ” In order to construct the new signal, the ... Full Story

Reservoir Road Fire 100% contained

Reservoir Road Fire Update Sept. 16, 2010 - 8:00 p.m Fire Information: 970-498-5500 Website Info:  www.inciweb.org General Information/Announcements As of 7:00 p.m. this evening, the Reservoir Road fire was declared 100 percent contained. The Great Basin Type 1 Incident Management Team will turn it over to a local Type 3 Incident Management Team in the morning. Numerous firefighters and equipment assigned to the fire will be released tomorrow, however firefighters assigned to ... Full Story

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