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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

    League Honors Young Voter for February Youth Voter Month LARIMER COUNTY— February is Youth Voter Month and on Feb. 1, 2013, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County launches the annual ideas contest for high school students in Thompson and Poudre school districts. Any high school age student can enter by writing a simple thought or up to 300 words about "Why I Look Forward to Voting." Thoughts are not limited to either local, state or federal issues. For the ... Full Story

Heroes Behind the Badge

Heroes Behind the Badge

    Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is inviting Larimer County residents to attend a special screening of the documentary film Heroes Behind the Badge on Friday, January 25 at 6:10 p.m. at the Timberline Church, 2908 South Timberline Road in Fort Collins. This documentary film features some of the brave men and women of law enforcement from around the country who have put their lives on the line and survived, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Already this ... 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

South Dakota Men Arrested In Larimer County for

South Dakota Men Arrested In Larimer County for Marijuana Possession

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Shane Wagner, DOB: 03/26/1985 of Bellfourche, South Dakota and Jeremy Christopherson, DOB:  01/23/1987, of Spearfish, South Dakota for possession of 28.75 ounces of marijuana. The two men were arrested after deputies stopped them for speeding more than 110 miles per hour on I-25 north of Fort Collins at approximately 1:22 this morning. A nine-millimeter Springfield handgun stolen out of Spearfish, South Dakota was also recovered ... Full Story

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS… Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition but unfortunately these decorations may increase your chances of fire.  Based on information from the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration an estimated 240 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 150 home fires involving holiday lights occur each year.  Together these fires resulted in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in property damage.  Following are a few safety ... Full Story

Red Feather Fire Final Update

Red Feather Fire Final Update

      Larimer County Sheriff PRESS RELEASE A fast moving fire claimed two summer cabins in Red Feather Lakes early this morning and resulted in 367 evacuation notices being issued for Fox Acres and homes along portions of County Road 67J.  Winds gusting up to 50 to 60 miles-per-hour created 12 spot fires.  A large propane tank near one of the cabins exploded in the fire and went through a building across the street.  The building, owned by the Red Feather ... Full Story

Larimer County Clerk open for mail in ballots this

Larimer County Clerk open for mail in ballots this weekend

            Mail Ballot Drop-Off Locations Available Saturday & Monday More than 75% of all active registered voters in Larimer County have opted to vote by mail in the upcoming election.  “We’re very pleased that folks are taking advantage of this convenient way of voting,” says Scott Doyle, Larimer County Clerk and Recorder.  “Now we need to let those voting by mail know that they shouldn’t wait until the last minute to ... Full Story

Karen Stockley for Larimer Commissioner

Karen Stockley for Larimer Commissioner

          Karen Stockley for Larimer Commissioner, the candidate we need. My neighbors and I are concerned about fracking near  our properties. Industry representatives tell us this practice is safe. We hear about millions  of gallons of our precious water chemically poisoned and pumped into wells, never to be returned to the hydrologic cycle. Is this water purchaser from municipalities? We're told that we must build water storage because ... Full Story

Letters for Donnelly

Letters for Donnelly

  Tom Donnelly has done exactly what he said he would do: Tom Donnelly has guided the Larimer County government through several years of declining revenues and increasing expenses. His thoughtfulness and success have earned him another term. Tom Donnelly should be re-elected. Because of the way Colorado property tax system works, there will be no appreciable increase in county property tax revenues until budget year 2016 at the earliest, and any increase then will depend on ... Full Story

Support for Donnelly

Support for Donnelly

      To the editor   I am writing in support of Tom Donnelly who is running for re-election in District 3. The election is countywide so we all have the opportunity to vote for him. He has held several citizen meetings every month and listens to all concerns. He has led efforts to ensure Larimer County places a high priority on openness and accountability. I know Tom and can vouch he has worked long and hard hours to conserve our tax dollars and will ... Full Story

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