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Monday, September 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

Gardening with the Master Gardeners

  Gardening Tips By: Nika Reininger Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County   Tips for increasing biodiversity in residential landscapes: As Colorado’s human population continues to grow, maintaining areas of biodiversity becomes an increasingly important focus of conservation efforts. Biodiversity, or a variety of plant and animal species living in the same area, is a characteristic of healthy and sustainable landscapes. While critical ... Full Story

Bee Balm, a love affair

Bee Balm, a love affair

A Perennial Love Affair By Charleen Barr Master Gardener in Larimer County Bee Balm (Monarda didyma) is a perennial love affair with butterflies, bees, hummingbirds and other nectar-seeking creatures that covet the tubular flowers. Gardeners love the stunning colors, borders, edible flowers, bouquet arrangements and the leaves and flowers that can be made into tea. Other common names include horsemint, wild bergamot, and Oswego tea. Monarda is a member of the mint family and there are ... Full Story

Update on Sheriff’s Deputy Involved Shooting

Update on Sheriff’s Deputy Involved Shooting

The Larimer County Coroner has identified the man who died during the officer-involved shooting earlier this week as Louis James Skelly, DOB: 06/27/52, of Livermore, Colorado. On Monday, June 3rd at approximately 1:09 p.m., the Larimer County Sheriff's Office was called to the area of County Road 82E and Cherokee Trail Road on the report of shots being fired and yelling coming from a neighboring property. After responding to the area and talking with the reporting party, the deputy ... Full Story

Officer involved shooting in Larimer County

Officer involved shooting in Larimer County

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) personnel responded to the area of Cherokee Park Road and Cherokee Trail Road, a rural area northwest of Fort Collins near Red Feather Lakes, earlier today on the report of a neighbor dispute. At approximately 5:49 p.m. this afternoon LCSO Dispatch was notified of an officer involved shooting.  One male was reported dead at the scene.  How the man died is being investigated.  The deputy was not injured. Larimer County Sheriff’s Office ... Full Story

Sheriff investigates shooting

Sheriff investigates shooting

  Assault Investigation Underway Date:               052613 Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) personnel responded to the 3600 block of SE Frontage Rd, in the Johnson’s Corner area, early morning Saturday, May 25, on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a 55 year old female and a 49 year old male were contacted and the male was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The male was transported to a local hospital where he remains under ... 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

Larimer County Sheriff seizes horses

Larimer County Sheriff seizes horses

    Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies and Posse members along with agents from the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Protection seized 20 horses on March 7, from a property in the 500-block of Raspberry Lane in Livermore, Colorado, just south of the Wyoming border. Carl Preyss was cited for 20 counts of Cruelty to Animals, CRS 18-9-202 (1)(a), a class one misdemeanor. Several horses appeared to be underfed and there was no water available to ... Full Story

Free legal help

Free legal help

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 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. 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 ... Full Story

Larimer Sheriff patrol cars to be more visible

Larimer Sheriff patrol cars to be more visible

Safety Upgrades to Patrol Fleet  The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has approved a safety upgrade to its patrol car fleet in the form of blue and yellow reflective striping on the rear of new vehicles. The markings dramatically improve visibility of the vehicles and improve safety for the public as well as for deputies. Last year, Sheriff Justin Smith took notice of the high visibility red and yellow reflective markings that Poudre Fire Authority added to their fleet of vehicles to ... 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

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