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Statements that Loveland police sergeant made to colleagues admissible in excessive use of force case

FORT COLLINS - Testimony at a Friday motions hearing further revealed details of the arrest leading to misdemeanor excessive use of force allegations against a Loveland police sergeant. Justin Chase, who has spent 19 years with the Loveland Police Department, was indicted on harassment and assault c

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-23 04:40:15

First weekend of fall brings rain, but doesn't dampen Lovelanders' fun

Under steely skies this weekend, Lovelanders experienced the first nips of fall weather as temperatures dropped into the 50s with scattered showers Saturday. Though many locals appeared to be spending the day inside, others ventured out to ring in the season with quintessential fall activities. Desp

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-24 02:53:22

Snow dusts Loveland Ski Area Saturday

DILLON, Colo. -- It was a dreary drive on Interstate 70 Saturday afternoon. The higher you go, the rain drops soon turned to snow flakes. Multiple towns along the high country saw snow on Saturday. "At first we were like 'is this rain?'," Colorado visitor William Lee said. "Isn't this the second day

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-24 04:05:50

Loveland construction company may expand into downtown Larimer building

As the new Larimer County office building in Loveland begins to take shape, a proposal by the city of Loveland would help an existing construction company expand into the downtown space that the county is vacating next fall. The proposal, which is before the Loveland City Council on Tuesday, would i

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-23 12:00:01

Loveland playing catch-up with water rates

It wasn't long ago that Loveland maintained low water and wastewater rates without increases. Some say that's led to the city's current predicament: infrastructure in need of updates. As the city of Loveland prepares its 2018 budget for final approval, at least one thing is certain: Water and wastew

COLORADOAN - 2017-09-22 18:04:02

Artworks Loveland receives NEA grant

Artworks Loveland has received a Colorado Creates grant of $6,500 from Colorado Creative Industries and National Endowment for the Arts. The funds will go general operating expenses. "The operational expenses are rather un-glamorous," said Angela Canada Hopkins, director of operations of Artworks Lo

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-22 17:25:55

Loveland restaurant cited 4 times for rodent droppings

Larimer County Health inspectors have found rodent droppings on four separate visits this year to Loveland's Hokkaido Buffet restaurant. Thelatest citation came on Tuesday during a routine unannounced inspection that resulted in an "unacceptable" rating, the lowest of possible scores. Inspectors fou

COLORADOAN - 2017-09-22 16:20:29

Loveland-area weather: Sunny with high near 80; cooler weekend coming

Today, increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Tonight, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m., then a slight chance of showers after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 7 to

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-22 13:00:51

There's much to do in the Loveland area this week

Here are 20 events - something to appeal just about everyone - to enjoy in the Loveland area this week. Stone Age Fair The Loveland Archaeological Society will present the Loveland Stone Age Fair 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at the McKee Building at The Ranch

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-22 02:19:24

Loveland to receive $307,000 from sale of Sprouts building

The year-old Sprouts Farmers Market property at 1440 N. Lincoln Ave. in Loveland has sold to a yet-undisclosed private Northern Colorado entity, netting the city a $307,851 share in proceeds. The Sprouts store at that location will not be affected by this real estate transaction and will continue to

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-22 00:37:44

Loveland police arrest transient in connection with overdose death of 'Mama Ray'

Loveland police on Wednesday arrested a 27-year-old transient man on a felony negligent homicide allegation in connection with the October 2016 overdose death of 60-year-old Ruthann Estrada, better known as "Mama Ray." Shane Bueno, a Loveland resident, is currently being held in the Larimer County J

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 16:56:48

Loveland man arrested for criminally negligent homicide after woman overdoses

LOVELAND, Colo. - A Loveland man who was with a woman when she died from an overdose of heroin and methamphetamine could be charged with criminally negligent homicide. Ruthann Estrada, a 60-year-old Loveland resident, died in October 2016, the Loveland Police Department said. After a lengthy investi

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-21 20:39:45

Block party celebrates Van Buren Elementary School's anniversary

On Saturday evening Van Buren Elementary celebrated its 50th anniversary with its second annual block party. Alumni of the school came out for live music, food, face painting and just to look around. Vija Schaeffer, a local of Loveland for the past 43 years and alumna of the school, showed up to loo

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-24 03:21:44

Local builder enters tiny home market

JOHNSTOWN - A local cabinetmaker and home remodeler is taking his building skills and going small. Luke Kamtz, a Loveland native who grew up in his family's Loveland cabinet shop, launched Kamtz Tiny Home Co. in May. Kamtz and his father, Bob, work out of a 2,500-square-foot shop that Kamtz bought a

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-24 02:55:12

Recent Northern Colorado homicides raise question: Is Larimer County less safe?

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Sara Mondragon said her daughter still asks about great-grandmother Kathy Mondragon "all the time." "Whenever the moon comes out, she says, 'There's Grandma.' ... We talk about our memories of her. ... She misses her. We all do," Sara said. The 61-year-old woman's life was trag

DENVER POST - 2017-09-24 01:24:07

The corgis are coming!

A horde of appealing short-legged corgi dogs are preparing to congregate in Fort Collins at the 3rd annual Tour de Corgi on Saturday, September 30, at Civic Center Park, 201 Laporte Avenue, in Fort Collins. The corgi meet-up and public vendor booths at Civic Center Park will begin at 10 a.m. and con

NORTHFORTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:51

More stores opening around Scheels

JOHNSTOWN - As promised, the new retailers filling in around the Scheels store in Johnstown Plaza are timing their openings to coincide with the giant sporting goods store's Sept. 30 launch. Back in January, the developer of the property said the smaller stores would be counting on the broad Scheels

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-23 23:26:04

RMNP's rugged beauty ups need for search and rescue

Rocky Mountain National Park's search and rescue numbers are among the top in the country. Prepare for your trip in advance to stay safe. Cassa Niedringhaus Mountainous terrain, high elevations and the allure of Longs Peak make for beautiful vistas in Rocky Mountain National Park, but also pose a p

COLORADOAN - 2017-09-23 14:00:02

Lyric postpones opening date of new theater

Citing a need for more time to complete inspections of its new location, the Lyric - Fort Collins' independent movie theater - has pushed back its soft and grand opening dates. The soft opening, originally slated for September 29, will be announced after the building's inspection process is complet

COLORADOAN - 2017-09-23 18:44:41

Storm Mountain Holiday Bazaar to be held early

The ninth annual Storm Mountain Holiday Bazaar will feature a few more fall crafts this year. For the second year, the annual craft show will be moved from November to the end of September to beat the closure of U.S. 34 for reconstruction of the road. "It's something we talked about right after we

REPORTERHERALD.COM - 2017-09-23 23:19:12