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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

Call-A-Lawyer night

Call-A-Lawyer night

Members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Larimer County Bar Association will answer telephone calls from the public concerning legal issues from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. This service is provided free of charge to the public. Lawyers will assist callers to determine whether or not they have a legal problem, if they need to hire an attorney, or if they can be better assisted through other community services. This service is being sponsored by the Larimer ... Full Story

Body identified as Berthoud teen

Body identified as Berthoud teen

Larimer County Sheriff's Office: Press release (June 12) On June 12, 2016, the Larimer County Coroner’s Office released a statement identifying the deceased female found in Mesa County as 18-year-old Ashley Marie Doolittle of Berthoud, Colorado. The coroner’s office determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and the manner of death was homicide. LCSO and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate this case. LCSO investigators are working with the ... Full Story

Berthoud teen missing

Berthoud teen missing

Subject: Public’s Help Sought in Locating Missing Person Date: Larimer County,  On June 9, 2016, at approximately 7:55 pm, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person identified as 18-year-old Ashley Marie Doolittle of Berthoud, Colorado. It was reported that Ashley was overdue and should have returned home at 7:30 pm. Family members searched the local area and discovered her unoccupied vehicle in the area of Lon Hagler Reservoir. Deputies and ... Full Story

Learn about Natural Plants

Learn about Natural Plants

Native Plant Master participants learn about Colorado’s natural landscapes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Larimer County, Colorado – People who would like to learn about the wildflowers of Colorado and about native landscaping at the same time can take the Native Plant Master® course offered through Colorado State University Extension in Larimer County. We are accepting applications for the 2016 courses. This program was a well-kept secret aimed at natural resource agency employees and ... Full Story

Age-Friendly Larimer County

Age-Friendly Larimer County

By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson On November 24, 2015, the Larimer County Board of Commissioners signed a letter of intent for Larimer County to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. We believe this is important because the network helps participating communities become great places for older adults and people of all ages by adopting such features as safe, walkable streets, better housing and transportation options, access to key services, and opportunities for ... Full Story

Johnson announces for re-election

Johnson announces for re-election

Press Release, January 2016 Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson announced today that he will stand for a final term this November. Johnson was first elected as Commissioner in 2008 and reelected in 2012 without opposition. Prior to that he served for 12 years in the Colorado legislature including two years on the state’s powerful Joint Budget Committee. A 37-year resident of Larimer County, Johnson has an extensive background in the community, including 9 years on the ... Full Story

Penstemon: A colorful choice for water wise gardening

Penstemon: A colorful choice for water wise gardening

By Erika StroteColorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer CountyIt may be hard to recall, given the amount of moisture we have seen this spring and summer, but the ongoing drought that is occurring in many areas of the western United States serves to remind us that water is a precious resource. Many gardeners are rethinking the plants they grow in order to conserve the amount of water they use in their landscape. Luckily, gardening with water conservation in mind does not ... Full Story

Master Gardeners: May 2015

Master Gardeners: May 2015

Nostalgia in the Garden By: Charleen BarrColorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Planting seeds has been a human activity for thousands of years. Seed was saved and replanted again the following year. Over several generations, plants were selected for certain traits. Our edible broccoli, for example, became different from the tough, wild plants that are its ancestor. The scientific definition of an heirloom is an open-pollinated variety—meaning the flower is ... Full Story

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

By: Larimer County Commissioner Steve Johnson You’re 85 years old. You’ve had a stroke and you wake up in a nursing home, alone and confused with a lot of questions. It is likely you will spend the rest of your life in this room, although you don’t want to accept that. Where before you took care of all of your needs and affairs, you are now dependent on strangers. Incapacitated and perhaps with some degree of dementia, you are now at increased risk of abuse, fraud and exploitation This ... Full Story

Commissioner Donnelly Citizen meeting

Commissioner Donnelly Citizen meeting

Larimer Commissioner Tom Donnelly's next citizen meeting in Berthoud is Wednesday, ​April 22 at the Trailhead Cafe, 250 Mountain Ave, at 8:30a.m. Commissioner Donnelly​'s guests are Chief Deputy Assessor Alexis Smith and Stephen Gillette, Director of Solid Waste at Larimer County.

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