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Young Bear Barrels Into Loveland Safeway and Then Out Again

It was not your average Friday at the Safeway off of Wilson and Eisenhower in Loveland on Friday, June 24, 2022. Shoppers and staffers were treated to an usual shopper. Luckily, this young bear looked more like a big dog than a bear, otherwise it may have been a very frightening situation. Let's call the bear "Sophia," as, according to the Reporter-Herald, she headed straight to the pasta aisle.
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Saturday morning hot air balloon lift off canceled.

Saturday morning balloon lift off and morning activities are CANCELED. After early morning meetings with our balloon meister, and advice from the FAA, it has been determined unsafe to fly. Early morning cold front is pushing in cloudy conditions and wind gusts. UNSAFE TO FLY. Evening Balloon Bash is moving...
Colorado Daily

Residents gather to condemn U.S. Supreme Court’s decision

After the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday, more than 100 people gathered in downtown Longmont along Main Street and 6th Avenue to protest. In addition to carrying a sign that said, “Nobody should be forced to go through this,” Elsa Frey also was carrying her 40-week-old unborn baby at Friday’s event.

Obituary for Bob Sakata

Robert “Bob” Yoshiharu Sakata passed away on June 7 at 96 years of age. He was born April 15, 1926, in San Jose, Calif., to Aki Nishimura and Mantaro Sakata. His mother died of pneumonia leaving his father to raise five-year-old Bob and three older siblings. Bob’s father farmed a small plot of land near Centerville, Calif., where Bob learned to love farming. Following the declaration of war against Japan, the United States government interned 120,000 Japanese Americans including Bob and his family. As a teenager, Bob was sent to an internment camp located in Topaz, Utah, in 1942.

Dad Tased, Family Dog Choked: Latest Claims Against Loveland Police

The Loveland Police Department has been under scrutiny for a number of controversial incidents over the past year or so, including the rough arrest of an elderly dementia patient, Karen Garner, that resulted in a $3 million settlement and assertions made in a March lawsuit that the department has been running a DUI arrest scheme for "money and sport."

These housing markets are hotter than ever. But water is running out

According to local lore, in the early 1800’s French-Canadian fur traders were caught in a dreadful snowstorm, and, to lighten their load, they buried large amounts of poudre (gunpowder) in a cache (hiding place) along the banks of a river. Today, the Cache la Poudre River runs through modern-day Fort Collins, Colorado.

Colorado’s Fairgrounds Bridge is More Than a Historic Landmark

No beautiful day in Loveland should go without a walk around Old Fairgrounds Park: the river, the picnic area, the splash park for the kids and Fairgrounds Bridge. I grew up in Loveland and now live in Downtown, very close to [Old] Fairgrounds Park. Recently, on a very nice afternoon, I went for a walk over to the park and walked along Fairgrounds Bridge. It is a very cool structure, and it's been in Loveland for over 100 years.

'Express it peacefully': Tensions high in Fort Collins after Roe v. Wade overturned

A mix of elation, anger and disbelief converged in Fort Collins on Friday following the U.S. Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade, the court's landmark 1973 decision that decriminalized abortion nationwide. About 1,500 abortion-rights protesters chanting familiar slogans like "abortion rights are human rights" and "this is what Democracy looks like" took to the...

Injured 20-Pound Bald Eagle Rescued From Tree in Berthoud

An injured bald eagle is recovering, after being rescued from a tree in Berthoud over the weekend. On June 19, Colorado Parks and Wildlife observed a juvenile bald eagle whose right-side wing had been impaled by a branch while in its nest up in a tree. Wildlife officials had been closely monitoring this specific nest prior to the incident, which is how they noticed the bird in despair so quickly after it happened.
Fort Morgan Times

UPDATED: Man dies on Jackson Lake

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include information from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Further information will be added as it develops. A man has died at Jackson Lake in western Morgan County as a result of a “significant and sudden cardiac event,” Morgan County Coroner Don Heer said Friday.

Cooking With Beer – Oskar Blues Grilled Beer Can Chicken

Grilled foods take on new meaning when made with serious beer. And Beer Can Chicken is a classic that’s easy to pull off!. This tasty recipe comes from the Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont, Colorado and it uses the brewery’s iconic Dale’s Pale Ale, an assertive, yet balanced, 6.5% ABV American Pale Ale and the first canned craft beer in the nation.

Northern Colorado reportedly hires former Husker coach Anderson

(KMAland) -- According to a report from, former Nebraska baseball coach Mike Anderson has been hired as the new head coach at Northern Colorado. Anderson spent nine years as the head coach at Nebraska and 17 years overall with the program, taking the Huskers to the 2005 College World Series.
Colorado Daily

Greeley resident hopes to secure GOP nomination for CU Regents

A Greeley resident is running for a seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents with the intention of making college a better experience for first-generation students. Mark VanDriel, a Republican, was born and raised in Greeley and is a CU Boulder graduate. He has been an educator for 13 years, primarily working as a history professor at the University of South Carolina, before returning to his hometown.