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Friday, August 29, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Loveland’

Larimer County Flood Update: 6/16/2013

Larimer County Flood Update: 6/16/2013

  Despite the weather on Sunday limiting air evacuations, ground crews were able to rescue and evacuate 100 people in the Cedar Cove area. FEMA brought in two, 80-person search and rescue teams yesterday to assist with operations.  The weather is more promising today and tomorrow for air evacuation operations. LATEST INFORMATION There are 13 National Guard helicopters and 3 civilian helicopters to help with evacuations, surveillance and bringing in emergency personnel to ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics sets off on new season

Premier Gymnastics sets off on new season

  Premier Gymnastics Meet 2013 Routine Opener  By Wendy Kenner Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies hosted their first meet of the season on September 7 and 8. It was held at Loveland High School. The Level 3 team placed third. The Level 4 and 5 teams both placed first in the Team Competitions. In the All Around competition: For Level 3, in the Younger Division, Myah French placed fourth. In the Middle Division, Naima Contreras placed first with a score of 36.4, and Payton ... Full Story

Video tour of Big Thompson Canyon

Go to the following link to tour the flood ravaged Loveland, Big Thompson Canyon and Estes Park Colorado with Larimer County Sheriff, Justin Smith. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0d3j4zmnyY&feature=youtu.be

Obituary: Kenneth Roy Krieger

Obituary: Kenneth Roy Krieger

Kenneth Roy Krieger, 74, of Berthoud, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013 in Loveland, Colorado from a heart related illness. Kenny was born January 11, 1939 at the family home in Berthoud to Conrad and Leora (Dreith) Krieger. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 1957. This farm boy found his way to Chicago, where he worked for Midway Airlines and met his future bride, Judith M. Petre of East Aurora, NY. They married October 15, 1960 in Chicago then made their first home in Longmont. ... Full Story

Local Vietnam Veteran announces for Loveland City

Local Vietnam Veteran announces for Loveland City Council

  David Hallet recently chose McKee Park to announce his candidacy for Ward 4. In Hallet’s words, “Today I announce that I am a candidate for Loveland City Council for Ward 4. My vision is simple, the people first, and always. I chose to live in Loveland for three reasons; the diverse elements contributing to an excellent quality of life; the beauty of the city and clean environment; as well the balance of growth and historical preservation. This said I have been very disappointed in ... Full Story

An evening with Tom Franklin

An evening with Tom Franklin

  Celebrating ten years of Loveland Loves to Read, the committee has selected Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter as the 2013 community read book. The author, Tom Franklin, will be speaking in the Rialto Theater on September 20th at 7:00pm. See full listing of events below! Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, set in rural Mississippi, begins with the secret friendship of two boys. Larry Ott, a middle class white boy, befriends Silas Jones, the son of a poor black mother. The boys ... Full Story

Local magician makes the golf ball disappear

Local magician makes the golf ball disappear

  Lloyd Mobley, a Berthoud resident for 16 years is perhaps better known as the “Great Lloydini” as he and his wife Linda performed their magic show in Berthoud and the surrounding area for many years. He has been playing golf most of his life but only taken it seriously since last summer. He spends most of his practice time at the Olde Course in Loveland, putting, chipping, hitting out of sand traps and driving on the range. Mobley says that he has been out there nearly four or ... Full Story

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

West Nile virus cases necessitate emergency spraying   Reports of two additional human cases of illness in Loveland caused by mosquito-borne West Nile virus have triggered emergency spraying in the City beginning Thursday, Aug. 8. Because one of the people infected by the virus lives near Benson Sculpture Garden, site of the heavily attended Sculpture in the Park Show and Sale underway Saturday and Sunday, spraying in that area will occur Thursday night after 10 p.m. That spray ... Full Story

Fracking

Fracking

To the Editor, Did the Loveland petition carriers ride their bikes to City Hall to turn in their petitions? Maybe, but there are better questions about hydraulic fracturing. What really is happening out there? How often do spills occur, what have been their effects on ground and surface waters, and have there been attempts to keep this information from us? How can we get oil and gas out of the ground without poisoning drinking water or causing air pollution that leads to serious health ... Full Story

Volunteers needed for Sculpture Show

Volunteers needed for Sculpture Show

    LOVELAND – The nation’s largest outdoor sculpture show is seeking volunteers to perform a wide variety of tasks. “Without the hard work and dedication of each volunteer, this event would not happen,” says Deb Alles, Volunteer Coordinator of the Loveland Sculpture Invitational. Volunteers are needed for the Loveland Sculpture Invitational to fill positions like golf cart/shuttle driver, ticket sales, show setup and tear down, and much more. The full list of ... Full Story

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