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Local Sales and Events

Local Sales and Events

  Jerry Shaffer and the Darn Thirsty Cowboys will be playing for donations on July 5 at 6 p,m, at the Drake Campgound. Intersection of Hwy 34 and CR 43 in the Big Thompson Canyon. Raising funds to help rebuild the campground after the flood.

Flood Update for September 23

  LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE   Justin E. Smith, Sheriff One Agency           One Mission                    Public Safety   Contact:          Larimer County Sheriff's Office John Schulz Public Information Officer Public Information Office - 970-980-2501 Subject:           Larimer County Flooding Information Update Date:               9/23/2013 The first confirmed fatality of the flood was found on Saturday, ... Full Story

Larimer Sheriff: Sept 18 Flood Update

  Favorable weather allowed for targeted rescue operations yesterday out the areas of Storm Mountain, Glen Haven at The Retreat, Fish Creek, Idlewild, Waltonia and Pinewood Springs.  81 people were rescued by air and another 33 rescued by ground crews, for a total number of 114 rescued on September 17th.  Rescue operations remain a top priority; however, we are now gradually transitioning into an assessment/recovery mode for long term planning.  Weather today is expected to be good ... Full Story

Flood Update: Larimer County: Sept. 17

Flood Update: Larimer County: Sept. 17

The following information update has been made for: Flooding in Larimer County Despite a delay in getting the helicopters up in the air Monday because of the weather, crews were able to evacuate 420 people yesterday, which include 250 people from the Pinewood Springs area.  Weather today is expected to be very good and is allowing for a full day of rescue operations.  Weather outlook for the rest of the week looks favorable with only slight chances for afternoon storms in the middle of the ... Full Story

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 areas needed. ... 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

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood Anniversary

  By Claudia Todd-Young Many people of a certain age ask each other where they were when they learned of President Kennedy’s assassination. In northern Colorado, an often more frequently asked question is “Where were you when the Big Thompson flooded?” Though 35 years have passed since the July 1976 flood, both the beautiful Colorado landscape and the hearts of those most closely affected are still scarred. “Reflection on the River,” compiled by Sharlynn Wamsley, is as remarkable ... Full Story

Larimer County Parks Advisory Board Meeting – May

Larimer County Parks Advisory Board Meeting – May 2010 The Larimer County Parks Advisory Board will meet on May 11, 2010, at 5:30 p.m., in the Boyd Lake Room at the Larimer County Courthouse Office Building, located at 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO . Topics on the agenda include: • Big Thompson properties update  • Carter Lake Marina subcommittee report and recommendation The Board will be asked for a recommendation, based on the Marina subcommittee report, directing what steps ... Full Story