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1 year 9 months ago

Beach reopened after high levels of bacteria

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - The swim beach at Lake Loveland has reopened after being closed when tests showed high levels of bacteria. Loveland Recreation Supervisor Tim Larkin says the beach was shut down Tuesday following the discovery of high levels of E. coli bacteria. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports the results...

2 years 5 months ago

Woman hit by school bus in Loveland dies

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A 70-year-old Loveland woman who was struck by a school bus while walking across the street has died. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports Norma Selzler suffered serious head injuries and died Friday night. Police say she was hit at about 8:50 a.m. Wednesday as the bus driver...

2 years 11 months ago

Man sentenced over Crystal Fire now in jail

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The man who pleaded guilty to starting a fire that destroyed 13 homes and structures near Loveland last year is in jail after authorities said he violated his work-release conditions. Thomas Howie had been sentenced to 60 days of work release, six years of probation...

3 years 2 months ago

Police: Loveland shop selling illegal 'fake weed'

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Thousands of containers of synthetic marijuana have been seized from a smoke shop in Loveland. The Reporter Herald reports that products containing lab-manufactured cannabinoids were seized from Loveland's One Love Smoke Shop on Wednesday. The newspaper says that no one has been arrested but that criminal...

3 years 7 months ago

Minneapolis developer backs out of Colorado NASA park

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A Minneapolis developer chosen to create a new Colorado business park to cultivate innovative technology has backed out of the project. The Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology announced Monday that United Properties ended its exclusivity agreement for Aerospace and Clean Energy Manufacturing and Innovation...

3 years 11 months ago

Tea party rally draws 200 to Loveland

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A rally billed as the Tax Day Tea Party in Loveland attracted about 200 people to to call for reductions in taxes and government spending. Among the speakers gathered at the event at Lake Loveland Saturday were former Weld District Attorney Ken Buck and state...

4 years 1 month ago

Loveland medical pot shops shutting down

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Medical marijuana centers in Loveland have been closing shop to meet a March 1 deadline set by voters who decided in November to prohibit the businesses. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reported Sunday that most of the 11 businesses that were operating on Election Day are now...

4 years 1 month ago

Sending love from Loveland

Today kicks off the 65th year that the Loveland Chamber of Commerce has offered postmarks on Valentines. They offer the service to more than 50 countries. Each piece of mail receives a Loveland postmark and cupid image. To get the postmark send Valentine mail to: Postmaster Valentine Re-mailing...

4 years 2 months ago

Deadline approaching for Loveland postmark

What better postmark for your Sweetie's valentine than Loveland? The US Postal Service is offering special Valentine's Day postmarks from Loveland. Deadlines for re-mailing and delivery by Valentine's Day, Monday, Feb. 14: · Valentine cards/envelopes destined for re-mailing outside of the U.S. to our U.S. military troops stationed overseas,...

4 years 4 months ago

Baby's death prompts new caseworker policy

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - The death of a newborn baby in Loveland has prompted a changed policy for Larimer County child caseworkers. The (Loveland) Reporter-Herald reports that January's death of baby Summer Moon Hawk has prompted a new policy that when a parent misses an appointment with caseworkers, an employee...

4 years 5 months ago

Loveland ski area opens on Sunday

Loveland Ski Area plans to open for the season Sunday. This is the second year in a row that Loveland will be the first Colorado resort to open for the season. In 2009, Loveland opened on Oct. 7. Business operations director Rob Goodell says warm weather delayed the opening...

4 years 5 months ago

Officials search for missing Colorado couple

The Larimer County Sheriff's office says detectives suspect foul play in the disappearance of a Fort Collins couple. Spokeswoman Eloise Campanella says sheriff's deputies conducting a welfare check at the home of Kathy Adams and her husband John Marks Jr. on Oct. 12 discovered "suspicious circumstances" that made them...

4 years 5 months ago

Woman pleads not guilty in alleged art attack

A woman accused of destroying a controversial artwork in Colorado has pleaded not guilty. Kathleen Folden, a 56-year-old truck driver from Kalispell, Mont., entered her plea Friday in court in Fort Collins. She's charged with one count of criminal mischief, a felony which carries a penalty of between two...

4 years 6 months ago

Loveland Ski Area waiting to making snow

While cities along Colorado's Front Range are baking in record-high temperatures, Loveland snowmakers are cooling their heels with their fingers on the start button. The Loveland Ski Area saw the first snowfall of the season last week. Ski area employees took advantage of the cold and revved up the...

4 years 6 months ago

Arson charge filed in Reservoir Road fire

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors have filed an arson charge against a man accused of accidentally igniting a wildfire that destroyed two homes and charred 740 acres in the foothills west of Loveland. Larimer County district attorney's spokeswoman Linda Jensen said Friday that Joel Ledermann has agreed to turn...

4 years 6 months ago

Prosecutors seek more information on Loveland fire

Larimer County prosecutors say they need more information before deciding whether to file criminal charges against two people suspected of accidentally starting a wildfire that destroyed two homes in the foothills west of Loveland. Sheriff's investigators presented their evidence to the district attorney's office last week. They say...

4 years 6 months ago

Loveland wildfire fully contained

A wildfire that destroyed two homes in Colorado's northern foothills and drove at least 100 people out of their homes has been contained. The fire west of Loveland was declared fully contained Thursday night. It was the second major Colorado wildfire to break out in less than a week....

4 years 6 months ago

Park County institutes fire ban

Going camping this weekend? Add Park County to the list of places that have banned fires. Park joins El Paso and Fremont counties in banning outdoor fires, following the devastating wildfires in Boulder and Loveland.

4 years 6 months ago

Weather helps crews battling Loveland wildfire

Calmer-than-expected weather has allowed crews to contain about 65 percent of a northern Colorado wildfire. Fire managers say high winds predicted Wednesday didn't materialize, allowing crews to nearly double the containment line. The blaze blackened 740 acres and destroyed two homes. About 100 people who were evacuated from the...

4 years 6 months ago

Crews contain 35 percent of Loveland wildfire

Firefighters are bracing for more windy, warm and dry weather as they work to contain a wildfire in the foothills west of Loveland. Fire managers say despite the challenging conditions, they're optimistic because of all the resources available. Crews have dug containment lines around about 35 percent of...

4 years 6 months ago

Wildfire near Loveland continues to grow

A wildfire is burning west of Loveland in Larimer County. It sparked around 10:30 A.M. Sunday near 663 Reservoir Dr., responding fire crews say structures are threatened. Fire officials had estimated the size of the fire at over 1,000 acres, but now say GPS mapping puts it back closer...

4 years 10 months ago

Pilot safe after landing in field in Loveland

Larimer County sheriff's officials say a 54-year-old pilot from Wellington is safe after unexpectedly landing an experimental aircraft in a field in Loveland. Sheriff's officials say the small aircraft had left the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport on Sunday morning and was flying at about 7,500 feet over Windsor when...

4 years 11 months ago

Truck accident closes Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass is closed because of a truck accident. The Colorado Department of Transportation reports it will be a lengthy closure because hazmat crews are off loading more than 7,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The road is expected to be closed for several hours.

5 years 4 days ago

Rodeo bull runs loose in Larimer County

Larimer County authorities chased and tranquilized a rodeo bull that had been running loose for five hours. Sheriff's spokeswoman Eloise Campanella says the bull escaped Friday morning from a pasture northeast of Loveland and wandered several miles to southeast Fort Collins. An automated phone notification system warned area residents to...

5 years 3 weeks ago

McDonald's parking spot dispute turns violent

A long-running argument over a favorite McDonald's parking spot has resulted in an assault conviction. A Colorado jury on Friday convicted 52-year-old Vernon Brandt of Loveland of felony third-degree assault for a 2008 fight with 85-year-old Richard Albers. On the day of the assault, Albers walked up to Brandt's truck...

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