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Theft, DUI, concealed weapon, assault on Loveland police blotter
3:42 p.m. At East Eisenhower Boulevard and North Madison Avenue, a 21-year-old transient man on suspicion of theft, trespassing and further warrants alleging theft, failure to comply with drug charges and failure to appear in court for theft charges.
Anonymous 'angel' pays $1,500 toward layaways at Loveland Kmart
Secret Santa struck again in Loveland on Thursday morning, and this time Kmart was the target. Between 8:30 and 9 a.m., a person visited the Eisenhower Boulevard store and paid $1,500 toward layaway balances that included toys for kids. The good Samaritan asked the store to keep their name anonymous
Man who struck and killed Loveland teen with truck pleads guilty to vehicular homicide
Richard Swanson pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of vehicular homicide in the death of 13-year-old Gavin Myers and was sentenced to nine years in prison with five years’ mandatory parole to follow.
Changes Are Coming To Loveland's Ranch Events Complex – And You Can Weigh In
One of northern Colorado’s largest event centers is gearing up for a big expansion. Plans for The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, home to the Budweiser Events Center and Colorado Eagles hockey team, include a new 8,000 seat arena, youth sports complex and an expo center.
Loveland police tell plans for shoplifting shutdown
LOVELAND — The Loveland Police Department will be conducting special enforcement this holiday season around Loveland stores in attempts to limit shoplifting. A Tuesday release from Loveland Police Spokesman Rick Arnold stated that shoplifting is a "chronic concern" during the holiday for merchants a
Judge sets hearing to determine if any bond amount is OK in Loveland murder case
Eighth Judicial District Judge Carroll Michelle Brinegar set up a "proof evident, presumption great" hearing for Adrian Guzman, the Loveland man accused of gunning down two men with a shotgun, killing one. The hearing will determine whether Guzman, now in custody without a set bond, is eligible for
Secret Santas make stop at Loveland Walmart
Christmas Eve may be almost two weeks away but Santa Claus has already come for several Loveland residents. These Santas, however, slid not down chimneys but instead through the doors of the Walmart on Denver Avenue where they paid off a total of $6,000 in layaway purchases on Monday. Layaway allows
Faith Briefs: News of events in Loveland churches
First United Methodist Church will hold its Cookie Jar sale at 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the church, 533 N. Grant St. Each year members make and sell more than 200 dozen fancy Christmas cookies.
Loveland man pleads guilty to killing teen while driving drunk
The man accused of killing a Loveland teen while driving under the influence pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced to prison. Richard Swanson, 47, was sentenced to nine years in the Department of Corrections with five years mandatory parole after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide, a Class 3
Avalanche shuts down Loveland Pass
An avalanche occurred on Wednesday night that resulted in the shutdown of Loveland Pass, according to a tweet by the Golden branch of Colorado State Police. The pass was to remain closed overnight until the Colorado Department of Transportation could have a chance to safely manage the situation.
Loveland Pass remains closed after snow slide; crews need daylight to work
Loveland Pass remained closed Thursday morning due to a snow slide the previous night. Authorities with the Colorado State Patrol closed U.S. 6 between Interstate 70 and the Arapahoe Basic Ski Area about 7 p.m. Wednesday. The highway remained closed at 7 a.m. Thursday.
Loveland police calls include drug and paraphernalia possession, DUI, third-degree assault, warrants
9:14 p.m. In the 2400 block of River Rim Road, a 37-year-old Idaho Falls, Idaho woman on a warrant alleging parole violation. 9:44 p.m. In the 1300 block of Sculptor Drive, a 32-year-old Fort Collins woman on two misdemeanor warrants.
Loveland area weather: Sunshine, 50s in forecast
This weekend is shaping up to be an unseasonably warm one in Loveland, according to the National Weather Service. Here is the forecast through Sunday:. Today: sunny with a high near 44. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Snowslide closes US 6 over Loveland Pass
A snowslide on the east side of Loveland Pass forced the closure of US 6 Wednesday night, according to a Tweet from the Colorado State Patrol. In that Tweet, CSP said it would remain closed between mile markers 220 and 229 all night. The agency said the Colorado Department of Transportation would be
A Miracle on 3rd & 4th Streets Brings Downtown Loveland Together
Local businesses give back to the community hoping to create wonderful Christmas memories. Loveland, Colorado— December 11, 2018— Harrison Hand Studios and New Wave Community Media are hosting a media reception on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 4 pm to 6 pm at Dark Heart Coffee Bar. Community memb
Loveland Police seek porch package thief
Loveland police seek the identity of a woman suspected of stealing packages from the porch of a Loveland resident. According to a Loveland Police records and a Tuesday Facebook post, the theft occurred at 3:57 p.m. in the 2000 block of East 11th Street. The theft was reported to LPD at 6 p.m.
Loveland-area things to do for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Winter Wonderlights, 5 p.m., Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra, Sky Pond Drive, Loveland. Enjoy holiday string lights, twinkling bulbs, LED mappable snowflakes, illuminated African stone sculptures and 30-minute music and light shows at 5-9 p.m. nightly through Jan. 1. Free. Canned food donations
Big T restoration work has begun west of Loveland
LOVELAND — ECI Site Construction Management Inc., a Loveland-based general contractor that specializes in complex river work and parks and recreation, has begun work on restoration of the Big Thompson River and the Rist-Goss Ditch west of Loveland.
Larimer County sheriff investigating “possible criminal activity” at Buddhist retreat Shambhala Mountain Center
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office this week confirmed it’s investigating “possible criminal activity” at the Shambhala Mountain Center, a Buddhist retreat in the foothills west of Fort Collins.
Crews dredge Lake Loveland sandbar — again
Five years after the 2013 floods devastated the Loveland area, crews are still dealing with indirect effects of the floodwaters. One of those effects is particularly abrasive — the amounts of sand and detritus that have ended up in Lake Loveland.