April 10, 2013 9:19 PM
Yo Yogurt -- a frozen yogurt chain based in Colorado Springs -- is celebrating their second year in business.
"It is kind of hard to believe," says co-owner Nic Grzecka.
"It feels like yesterday when we opened," says Nic's sister; co-owner Elizabeth Johnson.
"We're still in the... more »
October 21, 2012 1:30 PM
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... more »
August 18, 2012 2:46 PM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Loveland is taking steps to regulate oil and natural gas producers. Councilors directed city staff to develop a "statement of direction" following news that Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had applied for drilling permits on the eastern edge of the city. Nearby, Greeley and Longmont have adopted oil... more »
April 21, 2012 12:28 PM
WINTER PARK, Colo. (AP) - Only a handful of Colorado ski resorts will have their lifts running after this weekend. Winter Park is closing for the season Sunday. Breckenridge has ended daily operations, but it is open this weekend and next weekend with limited terrain. Loveland plans to keep operating... more »
April 18, 2012 8:52 PM
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... more »
February 14, 2012 8:03 PM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Volunteers in Loveland are still stamping Valentine's Day cards sent to the northern Colorado city for its romantic postmark. For 66 years, people from around the world have been sending pre-addressed and stamped cards to Loveland to be postmarked and re-mailed to their loved ones. However,... more »
January 28, 2012 10:52 AM
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... more »
January 1, 2012 10:50 AM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Reports of two skinned dogs found near Loveland are under investigation by law enforcement and the Larimer Humane Society. The Reporter-Herald says the first dog was anonymously reported to the Humane Society last week. The dog had been skinned, beheaded and had its tail removed. The... more »
October 22, 2011 2:22 PM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Credit and debit card thieves have apparently targeted residents of Loveland, where police say they are investigating hundreds of cases of stolen card numbers racking up fraudulent charges.
Police said Friday they've received more than 500 complaints in the past seven days. They say the... more »
August 22, 2011 4:46 PM
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... more »
June 7, 2011 8:13 AM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A 29-year-old man being sought for child exploitation has been injured after he crashed his vehicle during a police chase.
Loveland police say Jakob Mayer photographed a juvenile male inside a park restroom.
Police said Mayer fled in a car and was later arrested... more »
April 17, 2011 3:06 PM
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... more »
February 27, 2011 2:49 PM
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... more »
February 11, 2011 9:42 AM
FORT COLLINS (AP)-A former Loveland high school employee accused of having sex with a 16-year-old male student will be allowed to talk to her daughters but only by phone.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that a judge ruled that 31-year-old Courtney Bowles can talk to the girls for up... more »
February 2, 2011 7:55 AM
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... more »
January 25, 2011 4:40 PM
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,... more »
November 21, 2010 4:41 PM
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... more »
October 24, 2010 6:17 PM
GEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) - Loveland is the first Colorado ski area to open this season. Resort spokesman John Sellers says one run opened at 9 a.m. on Sunday with an 18-inch base.
Sellers says the resort got 8 inches of natural snow in the past 48 hours to boost... more »
October 23, 2010 5:03 PM
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... more »
October 19, 2010 8:25 AM
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... more »
October 15, 2010 12:08 PM
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... more »
October 8, 2010 12:19 PM
A woman accused of destroying a controversial piece of artwork in northern Colorado is out of jail.
Kathleen Folden of Kalispell, Mont. was released on $350 bond on Thursday.
She was arrested the day before at the Loveland Museum/Gallery after witnesses say she smashed the glass shielding a... more »
September 29, 2010 9:02 AM
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... more »
September 24, 2010 1:12 PM
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... more »
September 21, 2010 4:19 PM
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... more »
September 17, 2010 8:25 AM
Insurance industry officials believe the fire that scorched about 6,200 acres west of Boulder will be the costliest in Colorado's history, surpassing the 2002 Hayman fire that blackened 138,000 acres.
Carole Walker of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association said Thursday that the wildfire will be the state's most... more »
September 17, 2010 8:18 AM
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.... more »
September 16, 2010 2:41 PM
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. more »
September 16, 2010 10:58 AM
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... more »
September 15, 2010 8:42 AM
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... more »
September 14, 2010 4:22 PM
Authorities battling a wildfire in the northern Colorado foothills are letting some residents back into the evacuation area to check on their homes.
Fire managers said Tuesday they hope the residents leave again by evening. But authorities have said they realize some people will stay, even though the fire... more »
September 14, 2010 8:54 AM
Authorities say they don't know if they'll file charges in either of the two wildfires in Colorado.
The one near Boulder, which destroyed more than 160 homes, is now contained. Investigators believe it was sparked by a fire that a resident had set days earlier in a fire pit.... more »
September 13, 2010 1:04 PM
Authorities believe a new wildfire burning in the foothills of northern Colorado has destroyed two homes.
Larimer County sheriff's Maj. Bill Nelson said Monday that there are six to 10 homes within a half mile of the fire that started Sunday, but the fire wasn't moving very aggressively.
... more »
September 13, 2010 8:45 AM
A fast-moving wildfire erupted Sunday in west of Loveland, destroying at least one home and threatening others.
Four helicopters and four air tankers are helping about 80 firefighters trying to contain the new fire. It has burned about 600 acres, or just under a square mile. The new wildfire... more »
September 12, 2010 3:04 PM
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... more »
July 12, 2010 3:40 PM
Five Colorado cities have made the list of Best Small Cities to Live in America, as determined by CNN/Money Magazine. The number from Southern Colorado: Zip!
Fort Collins had the top ranking from the Centennial State, coming in at #6. The rankings are based on several criteria including quality... more »
May 10, 2010 8:48 AM
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... more »
April 9, 2010 6:23 PM
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.
March 27, 2010 10:04 AM
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... more »
March 20, 2010 9:04 AM
A Loveland dog breeder has lost her license after state inspectors found that several puppies froze to death at her facility. The Colorado Department said this week that the license revocation means that dog breeder Storm Cloudin can't keep more than 15 dogs at her property south of Loveland called... more »
March 6, 2010 11:43 AM
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... more »
March 2, 2010 7:03 PM
A Larimer County dog breeder has agreed to give up three dogs to the state after a court hearing this morning. The move comes after inspectors found eight dead Bernese Mountain Dog puppies at her facility on February 10th. The state asked the judge to label Blue Wolf Ranch owner... more »
February 14, 2010 10:17 AM
A Web designer is hawking square inches of an empty lot in Detroit for a dollar each to show what can be done with vacant spaces.
Jerry Paffendorf says nearly 600 "inchvestors" have bought some of the 10,000 plots for sale in the "Loveland" art-and-real-estate project on Detroit's east... more »
February 2, 2010 1:28 PM
A donation of less than $9 worth of stock shares to the Loveland Public Library has now grown large enough to build the library's poetry section and start on an expansion.
Lula Colwell gave the shares of Proctor & Gamble stock in the late 1980s with the stipulation that... more »
December 15, 2009 9:14 AM
A northern Colorado food bank is testing a gluten-free food program. House of Neighborly Service in Loveland is unveiling the program on Tuesday. It's designed as a model for other food banks across the country. Gluten is a protein particle in wheat, barley, rye and their derivatives. It can trigger... more »