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 »
March 17, 2013 12:58 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Gusty winds could hinder firefighters' efforts to contain a wildfire that has scorched up to 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins. Calm weather Saturday allowed crews to make significant progress, but the National Weather Service says Sunday could bring warmer temperatures and... more »
March 16, 2013 1:21 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Calmer weather is expected to help crews fighting a wildfire that has scorched between 750 and 1,000 acres west of Fort Collins. Nick Christensen, spokesman for the Larimer County Sheriff's Department, says strong winds that caused havoc Friday had died down by Saturday morning, and... more »
January 26, 2013 10:31 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Shelby walks into Putnam Elementary School of Science once a week with the determination to do her job right. Her red vest shows that she's there to do business - she's there to change lives. She doesn't communicate the way most therapists do, but that's... more »
November 22, 2012 8:20 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A student club at a Fort Collins high school has recited the Pledge of Allegiance in French and Spanish over the school's public-address system and may use other languages in the future. Rocky Mountain High School principal Tom Lopez told the Fort Collins Coloradoan (http://tinyurl.com/cnzevz9... more »
November 13, 2012 8:54 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado business groups are rallying against a ban approved by Longmont voters banning hydraulic fracturing in their city. Leaders of chambers of commerce from the Denver area were among about 200 hundred people who gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to show their support for the oil... more »
October 28, 2012 2:52 PM
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will be campaigning in Colorado on Sunday and Monday. Dr. Biden is scheduled to make a stop in Colorado Springs on Monday.
Dr. Biden will be in Lakewood Sunday evening speaking to a group at 6 p.m. at 9797 W.... more »
October 20, 2012 1:19 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot to death after firing a handgun at deputies in Larimer County. The sheriff's office says a woman called 911 just before midnight Friday to report that her ex-boyfriend had arrived at her Glacier View home, and she believed the... more »
September 27, 2012 7:43 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - More rain in an area that burned in the High Park wildfire in Larimer County has led to at least two mudslides. One slide left about 50 yards of debris and rushing water on Colorado Highway 14, leaving that part of the road impassable Thursday... more »
September 12, 2012 7:21 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of setting a fire in Fort Collins that caused an estimated $10 million in damage. The Coloradoan reports the judge declared the mistrial Wednesday after jurors split on all counts against Benjamin... more »
September 1, 2012 2:01 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - It looked like a sure bet. But a 2008 ballot measure to change gaming rules to benefit community colleges has produced far less revenue than what was forecast four years ago. The Coloradoan reported that the gaming changes allowed under Amendment 50 in 2008 have... more »
August 23, 2012 12:58 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The owners of an apartment complex that held a megaparty that got out of control last August have canceled their annual back-to-school festival. The Aug. 27 party advertised on Facebook as the biggest pool party of the year resulted in multiple arrests. Ten people were... more »
June 19, 2012 6:30 AM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire that has charred nearly 92 square miles in northern Colorado since it began 10 days ago is now 50 percent contained. Firefighters faced dangerous conditions across much of the Rocky Mountain region Monday, as they toiled in hot, dry weather to battle... more »
June 17, 2012 2:08 PM
DENVER (AP) - Crews in northern Colorado are bracing for powerful winds as they battle a blaze that has scorched about 86 square miles of mountainous forest land and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history. The destructiveness of the High Park Fire burning 15 miles west... more »
June 16, 2012 3:09 PM
BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) - Additional crews have arrived at a wildfire in northern Colorado, being called the High Park Fire, that has scorched about 85 square miles and damaged or destroyed at least 112 homes. More than 1,500 personnel are working on the fire about 15 miles west of Fort... more »
June 14, 2012 6:20 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Army National Guard has sent a helicopter and crew to help fight wildfires in Colorado. Nebraska Guard officials say they deployed a UH-60 Black Hawk and four-member crew from the 1-376th Aviation Battalion. They've been sent to the Fort Collins, Colo., area. The helicopter... more »
June 13, 2012 7:44 AM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - More than 600 firefighters and nearly 30 aircraft are continuing to fight a northern Colorado wildfire blamed for one death and damage to more than 100 structures in northern Colorado. The U.S. Forest Service says about 40 fire engines will also be helping efforts Wednesday to... more »
June 11, 2012 7:38 AM
LAPORTE, Colo. (AP) - Federal firefighters are on their way to help battle a wildfire west of Fort Collins that has forced hundreds of evacuations and destroyed at least 18 structures. The U.S. Forest Service says a federal team will take over management of the fire on Monday. The Colorado... more »
June 10, 2012 2:02 PM
The High Park Fire burning in Larimer County has grown to 14,000 acres and is at 0% containment according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
The fire began near the Paradise Park area, about 20 miles northwest of Fort Collins. No word on what started the blaze.
Residents... more »
May 19, 2012 7:28 AM
The Hewlett Fire, burning about 20 miles northwest of Fort Collins, is now at 50 percent containment.
Officials say the fire sparked from a campstove. The man accused, reportedly tried to stamp out the fire, but ran as the fire spread.
It's now grown to over 7,500 acres.... more »
May 7, 2012 1:00 AM
Imagine spending 17 years in prison for a crime you didn't commit; that's Robert Dewey's reality. He's now a free man thanks to DNA testing but he's reentering a world much different than the one he left, and his case is bringing another issue to light: the death penalty.
... more »
May 2, 2012 7:15 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State University's governing board has approved a 9 percent increase for in-state undergraduate tuition. The Coloradoan reports that under a budget that the board approved Wednesday, in-state undergraduates will pay $6,875 in tuition for the next academic year. Non-residents will pay $22,667. The budget... more »
April 12, 2012 4:49 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Police say a man walked up to officers investigating an attempted robbery and told them he was the culprit. Authorities say 32-year-old Joshua Denny Johnson surrendered to Fort Collins police at a Walgreens store on Wednesday. Police tell the Fort Collins Coloradoan a man with... more »
December 27, 2011 7:12 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Larimer County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say is suspected of stabbing another man at a Fort Collins hotel. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that 38-year-old Scott O'Neill faces a charge of first-degree assault and is being held at the Larimer County jail. The... more »
December 14, 2011 6:38 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters say a tree trimmer working in Fort Collins has died.
Patrick Love of Poudre Fire Authority says rescuers found the man unconscious Tuesday afternoon in a tree, suspended from a safety harness about 40 feet off the ground. A branch may have hit... more »
December 10, 2011 3:51 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State Parks wants to open two oil wells at St. Vrain State Park near Longmont.
The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports that the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is looking at wells on the boundaries of the 604-acre park in northern Colorado.
A spokesman... more »
December 6, 2011 9:27 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Fort Collins is considering providing late-night buses for people who imbibe too much. City officials and Associated Students of Colorado State University want to run the buses Friday and Saturday from downtown to residential areas with large student populations. The Safe Ride Home program would... more »
November 28, 2011 7:34 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - An 18-year-old freshman at Colorado State University found unresponsive in his dorm room has died.
The (Fort Collins) Coloradoan reports hat 18-year-old Sean William McGowan of Springs, Texas, was found unresponsive in his Summit Hall room Monday morning. He was taken to Poudre Valley... more »
November 10, 2011 1:33 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A man accused of starting a fire that caused $10 million in damage in downtown Fort Collins is fighting the allegation.
The lawyer for Benjamin Gilmore released a statement Thursday saying that his client is "steadfastly maintaining his innocence" as the 29-year-old appeared in... more »
November 7, 2011 6:06 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A fire has caused moderate damage to a grain silo being dismantled at New Belgium Brewing Co. in Fort Collins.
Poudre Fire Authority spokesman Patrick Love says no one was injured and the brewery was not evacuated.
Love says the silo was decommissioned... more »
October 31, 2011 8:48 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in the conviction of an innocent man is due in court for a hearing on perjury charges.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that Lt. Jim Broderick has a hearing on... more »
October 29, 2011 1:55 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Occupy Wall Street protesters in Fort Collins are being told to stop camping or face hefty fines. Fort Collins city code enforcers have told the owner of the protest site in the city's Old Town neighborhood that camping is prohibited on commercial property. The Coloradoan... more »
October 22, 2011 1:43 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado man already sentenced to life without parole for the murder a 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to an additional 48 years for a brutal attacking on another woman.
The Fort Collins Coloradan reports Travis Forbes was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to... more »
October 10, 2011 7:32 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Fort Collins in northern Colorado is focusing its search for a new police chief on two candidates. The Coloradoan reports City Manager Darin Atteberry told staff members over the weekend he will likely choose either John Hutto of Austin, Texas, or Ron Burns of Tempe,... more »
September 29, 2011 4:09 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Collins solar energy company is moving some of its workforce to China to improve profits.
Advanced Energy says it is laying off at least 5 percent of its Fort Collins workforce.
The company refuses to disclose the number of workers being... more »
September 28, 2011 6:51 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Commuting by bicycle declined last year in Fort Collins and Boulder.
The American Community Survey by the U.S. Census said that people commuting on bikes in Fort Collins dropped from nearly 10 percent in 2009 to about 4.4 percent in 2010. Cycling commuters in... more »
September 9, 2011 11:22 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State linebacker James Skelton and defensive lineman Zachary Tiedgen won't play in Saturday's game against Northern Colorado following their recent arrests at an off-campus party that drew at least 2,000 people.
The Denver Post reports that coach Steve Fairchild announced the suspensions Friday.... more »
August 30, 2011 8:20 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities in Fort Collins are trying to find ways to keep college parties from getting out of hand after more than 2,000 people showed up for a back-to-school party at an apartment complex.
Four people, including two Colorado State University football players, were arrested.... more »
August 29, 2011 3:47 PM
DENVER (AP) - A Fort Collins apartment complex that used Facebook to advertise "the biggest pool party of the year" got more than it bargained for after at least 2,000 people, most of them college students, showed up, forcing police to break up the rowdy poolside bash.
Four people,... more »
August 28, 2011 1:52 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Four people were arrested and at least 10 people taken away by ambulance after what police are calling a "megaparty" near Colorado State University.
Between 2,000 and 4,000 people were believed to be at Saturday's back-to-school party at an off-campus apartment complex. The Coloradoan... more »
August 27, 2011 8:28 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Business owners and city officials in Fort Collins are teaming up to solve a serious parking crunch - for bicycles. The Coloradoan reports that Fort Collins' Old Town area is so crammed with bicycles that on Friday and Saturday nights, cycles are locked to pretty... more »
August 13, 2011 9:10 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Three Colorado State football players have been suspended indefinitely for breaking team rules and two more have been ruled academically ineligible. Coach Steve Fairchild said freshman fullback Kivon Cartwright, sophomore wide receiver Byron Steele and redshirt freshman Ezra Thompson will be allowed to practice with... more »
July 12, 2011 9:03 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Collins man has been arrested after a car dealer said the man took a Cadillac on a three-day test drive.
Police say Tehron Lamar Jones-Embry borrowed a gold 2004 Cadillac Deville from Dellenbach Motors on Thursday and didn't return it until Saturday.... more »
July 5, 2011 8:16 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Fire officials say they are investigating the cause of a fire that started at Fort Collins environmental laboratory over the holiday weekend.
Poudre Fire Authority officials say in a release that the fire broke out early Monday and sent a column of smoke over... more »
June 22, 2011 12:04 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A 69-year-old Fort Collins man has been rescued after he fell on a trail near Fort Collins.
Larimer County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Schulz says the man fell about a mile and a half from the Grey Rock trailhead and injured his leg. The... more »
June 19, 2011 5:00 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The lawyer for a Fort Collins man accused of starting a wildfire that destroyed 13 homes says more time is needed to discuss a possible plea agreement with prosecutors.
Thirty-six-year-old Thomas Howie is charged with fourth-degree arson over the Crystal fire in April. Howie... more »
June 8, 2011 6:25 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The condition of a Colorado State University student wounded in what police say was a random drive-by shooting has improved.
A hospital spokesman tells The Coloradoan in Fort Collins that 22-year-old Jamie Warfield was upgraded Tuesday to fair condition from critical.
Police say... more »
May 27, 2011 6:24 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A statement on northern Colorado's priorities for economic development suggests lobbying for a plan to build reservoirs north of Greeley and Fort Collins, but the city of Fort Collins has expressed concerns about that plan.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has been asking regions around the... more »
May 19, 2011 2:07 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A former teacher convicted of having sexual contact with an underage student during a school trip and later caught violating the terms of her probation is headed back to jail.
The Denver Post reported that a judge revoked the probation of 34-year-old Carrie Day... more »
May 9, 2011 2:53 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A judge has dismissed the case against a Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder case that ended in the conviction of an innocent man.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reported that Weld District Judge James Hartman issued the ruling Monday in... more »
May 7, 2011 7:32 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Fort Collins in February has been arrested on suspicion of robbing the same branch again.
Police say 58-year-old Craig Anton Lindstrom was arrested Saturday after witnesses said a man entered a Wells Fargo Bank... more »
May 7, 2011 6:52 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A woman who has a child with a man charged with killing a Fort Collins teen in 1982 is seeking spousal privilege to avoid testifying at his trial.
David Hehn has pleaded not guilty to murder and second-degree kidnapping in the death of Gay... more »
May 4, 2011 10:19 PM
DENVER (AP) - A Fort Collins medical marijuana company that state officials say sought investors on Craigslist has been ordered to stop selling or offering securities in Colorado.
Colorado Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph said Wednesday that Colorado Wellness Providers LLC and its owner and manager, Charles Perry, were trying... more »
April 21, 2011 12:30 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A man authorities say started a northern Colorado wildfire that destroyed 13 homes has turned himself in.
The Larimer County Sheriff's Office say 36-year-old Thomas Howie, of Fort Collins, surrendered Thursday, a day after an arrest warrant was issued. He was booked and then... more »
April 10, 2011 3:37 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A wildfire west of Fort Collins is now 90 percent contained.
Fire managers say there some of the 376 firefighters at the scene Sunday could start heading home later in the day.
Fire managers did not immediately have an estimate of when the... more »
April 5, 2011 10:39 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities are asking people in 21 homes to leave the area where a 5-square-mile wildfire is burning in northern Colorado.
Fire managers say strong winds have kicked up flames in the foothills west of Fort Collins. Winds with gusts above 35 mph have grounded... more »
April 4, 2011 3:03 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Crews fighting a Colorado wildfire from land and air are trying to get control of a blaze that has destroyed about 15 homes.
Helicopters on Monday dropped water on the fire around 15 miles west of Fort Collins. Two planes were also being used... more »
April 3, 2011 6:09 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Snow and shifting winds have slowed a wildfire in canyon country west of Fort Collins that scorched 2,000 acres and forced the evacuation of 335 homes overnight Sunday.
Larimer County sheriff's spokesman John Schulz says an air tanker dropped fire retardant near the fire... more »
April 3, 2011 11:24 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say strong winds have fueled a wildfire west of Fort Collins and forced the evacuation of more than 300 homes.
The blaze has already destroyed an outbuilding, a motorcycle and an all-terrain vehicle, but no injuries have been reported.
Larimer County Sheriff's... more »
April 3, 2011 10:51 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say strong winds have fueled a wildfire west of Fort Collins and forced the evacuation of more than 100 homes.
The blaze has already destroyed an outbuilding, a motorcycle and an all-terrain vehicle, but no injuries have been reported.
Larimer County Sheriff's... more »
April 3, 2011 10:42 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say strong winds have fueled a wildfire west of Fort Collins and forced about 40 residents to evacuate their homes.
The blaze has already destroyed an outbuilding, a motorcycle and an all-terrain vehicle, but no injuries have been reported.
Larimer County emergency... more »
April 2, 2011 4:17 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire west of Fort Collins has destroyed an outbuilding, a motorcycle and an all-terrain vehicle, but no injuries have been reported and no evacuations have been ordered.
The Larimer County Sheriff's Department says the fire has burned 20 to 25 acres... more »
March 31, 2011 2:13 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A witness has told investigators that a glider appeared to perform an upside-down maneuver before it crashed in northern Colorado, killing the pilot.
A National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the crash today. It says the witness watched the glider make... more »
March 26, 2011 5:34 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - An assistant Colorado State football coach arrested earlier this year on suspicion of check fraud has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft.
The Coloradoan reports Robert Todd Stroud was ordered Friday to pay $4,305 in restitution, complete 48 hours of public service and remain a... more »
March 6, 2011 7:05 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Fort Collins police arrested two men accused of refusing to leave their home during a three-hour standoff with a SWAT Team.
Fort Collins police Sgt. Jon Holsten says SWAT officers used gas to force the men from the home Sunday morning. Police say they... more »
February 10, 2011 4:36 PM
FORT COLLINS (AP)-The Fort Collins police chief is retiring after 14 years in the position, a move that took some colleagues by surprise.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reported Thursday that Dennis Harrison's decision came after meetings with City Manager Darin Atteberry.
Atteberry declined to say whether he ordered... more »
January 1, 2011 1:39 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Collins hairstylist with failing kidneys says she was near death when a client of hers saved her life with a kidney donation.
Twenty-eight-year-old Sheena Coatman says she went on dialysis in the spring of 2010 and prayed for a donor. Months later,... more »
December 24, 2010 6:17 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Larimer County teenager who fatally stabbed his stepfather won't face criminal charges. The killing has been determined self-defense.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that the Larimer County District Attorney's Office won't bring charges against 19-year-old Michael Rae. Rae stabbed 67-year-old Donnie Finley several... more »
December 12, 2010 8:33 AM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The city of Fort Collins has spent more than $94,000 defending a police lieutenant facing eight perjury counts.
Lt. Jim Broderick is accused of giving false testimony in the case of Tim Masters, who was convicted in 1999 of murder in the death of... more »
December 1, 2010 7:08 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Fort Collins police officer accused of lying in the investigation in a botched murder case is asking a judge to throw out the charges against him.
Defense attorneys say prosecutors withheld information from the grand jury that indicted Lt. James Broderick. They argued... more »
October 28, 2010 2:52 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - An attorney for the Colorado Press Association says prosecutors should release the name of a boy charged in a girl's death in a rock fall and why he was charged.
Attorney Steve Zansberg says Larimer County prosecutors have to release the information because the... more »
October 20, 2010 3:41 PM
A student at Colorado State University has died of suspected bacterial meningitis and a second student may have also contracted the disease.
CSU said that student Christina Adame died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, three hours after arriving at the hospital. Adame lived off campus.
The second student who... 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 18, 2010 6:48 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - 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... more »
October 15, 2010 9:59 AM
It's been a year since the world watched a runaway silver balloon flying over Colorado, fearing for the little boy thought to be inside.
On Oct. 15, 2009, Richard and Mayumi Heene reported that their 6-year-old son Falcon had floated away in a UFO-shaped balloon, touching off a furious... more »
September 28, 2010 6:54 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - An attorney for a Fort Collins police officer accused of lying in a murder case says there's not enough evidence to try his client.
The Coloradoan reports that a judge approved a request Tuesday by Lt. Jim Broderick's attorney for a hearing before Broderick's... more »
September 23, 2010 3:55 PM
Go ahead and joke about how often Colorado State University students crack the books - the Morgan Library in Fort Collins is clearing out about a fourth of its books because they haven't been checked out in decades.
The Morgan Library is being renovated, and library officials decided to... more »
September 8, 2010 9:56 AM
Authorities are investigating a shooting at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
CSU says a man was shot in the arm early Wednesday morning after being approached by a teen or young man for drugs. The victim isn't a student. He drove to Broomfield after the shooting and reported... more »
August 23, 2010 11:03 AM
A 400-acre wildfire is burning across brush and grassland near the northern Colorado town of Livermore, about 15 miles northwest of Fort Collins.
It was reported late Sunday morning. There was no immediate word on the cause.
No damage or injuries have been reported, and no evacuations have... more »
August 23, 2010 9:09 AM
Fort Collins police say a crowd of about 400 threw bottles at officers, damaged cars and set trash cans on fire after a festival in Old Town.
Authorities say two people were thrown through a window and were taken to a hospital early Sunday, but their conditions and the... more »
August 20, 2010 10:21 PM
Ranchers from across the country are expected to gather in northern Colorado to talk about competition in the cattle industry. Attorney General Eric Holder and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are scheduled to attend the Aug. 27 meeting in Fort Collins. It's the fourth in a series of meetings the Obama... more »
July 23, 2010 4:12 PM
A Fort Collins woman accused of slitting her boyfriend's dog's throat after it killed her poodle is due in court. Nicole Anderson, 31, is scheduled for a bond hearing at 1:30 p.m. Friday. She is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony. Police say Anderson slit the throat of... more »
June 29, 2010 1:45 PM
The Colorado Department of Public Health is recommending vaccinations for meningitis after an outbreak of this deadly disease in Fort Collins.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices routinely recommends meningococcal vaccine for all people at their 11- or 12-year-old checkup. The committee recommends... more »
June 18, 2010 1:48 PM
Larimer County health officials are focusing on pick-up hockey players as they investigate a meningitis outbreak.
Two of the three people who contracted meningitis played in a hockey game on June 9 in Fort Collins. One, 29-year-old Brian Wormus, died Monday. The other player also played in another pickup... more »
June 8, 2010 5:45 PM
The city of Fort Collins has approved a $5.9 million lawsuit by a man who served nearly 10 years in prison for murder before he was released based on DNA evidence.
The settlement announced Tuesday brings to $10 million the amount Tim Masters has received from his lawsuit against... more »
June 2, 2010 8:34 AM
U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff will be in Fort Collins and Greeley as part of his plan to visit 100 communities in the state before the Democratic August primary against incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet.
Romanoff says he is touring the state to listen to residents' concerns. The former Colorado... more »
May 19, 2010 10:31 AM
The Fort Collins City Council has approved $1.6 million in tax rebates for Hewlett-Packard Co. as the company adds an engineering lab to its campus in the city.
HP plans to invest $64.4 million in an expansion that is projected to bring more than 100 high-paying jobs. Some will... more »
May 19, 2010 10:18 AM
Coroner's officials say a Colorado State University student who died from a drug and alcohol overdose had a blood alcohol level of .212, more than double the legal limit to drive.
Twenty-year-old John Hunter Hauck is the son of former Boulder District Attorney Alex Hunter, who was the first... more »