Larimer County, CO Society

Nexstar’s Feeding America with Food Bank for Larimer County

September is Hunger Action Month and Nexstar Media Group, along with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization, are working hard all month to ultimately end food insecurity. Amy Pezzani, CEO of Food Bank for Larimer County is one of 200 food banks in the Feeding America network...

Loveland girl inspires program to provide medical bracelets that store information

Sara Fitzpatrick, 12, and her mom, Merrily Bowers, recently began discussing how providing important medical information to first responders could help save lives. They learned about special medical identification bracelets that can communicate vital information, even when the wearer cannot speak up to share those details, and they reached out to Loveland police.
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Rocky Mountain Collegian

Cooke and McKissick: Criticizing CSU is good but should be grounded in reality

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial board. Last Wednesday, preacher Keith Darrell and an unknown associate took to Colorado State University’s Plaza to spew hateful rhetoric against women and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Following this incident, a social media account took to Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #CallOutCSU to blast the University for not arresting or silencing Darrell and his cohort.

League of Women Voters to discuss Neighbor to Neighbor’s work in Loveland

League of Women Voters of Larimer County will hold a virtual talk on Zoom about the role of Neighbor to Neighbor in Loveland at 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15. The South Larimer Discussion Group of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County will host Kelly Evans, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor, who will talk about the nonprofit’s services and role in Loveland, according to a press release.

9/11 remembrance events, chalk art and more make up this week’s list of 19 events in Weld and Larimer counties

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Across the U.S. cities and towns will be honoring the memory of the 2,996 people who lost their lives in the attack. This week’s Go+Do list includes some memorial events that community members can partake in as well as many other activities taking place in Greeley, Windsor and across Weld County.

What a Life: Big family fun in Big Horn

Hey, didja miss me? Well, I’m back, so this week’s RH will once again be suitable for wrapping fish or kindling a cozy fire (but who needs “cozy” when its 90 degrees outside?). We’ve been pretty much hanging around Larimer County the past 18 months, and confining our travels to...

Sounds Affects Benefit Show to Feature Music from Bevin Luna and ZEMBU at Odell Brewing Company

Sounds Affects, a local non-profit organization dedicated to connecting professional musicians to isolated senior care spaces, will be hosting a benefit show to raise awareness and funds for the program on Tuesday, September 7th from 7 pm-9 pm at Odell Brewing Company, 800 East Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins. The event will feature music from local artists Bevin Luna and ZEMBU, as well as an interactive music booth with Veronica May. Tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at

Saturday fundraiser to help Larimer County search group

Breeze Thru Car Wash will hold a fundraiser to support Larimer County Search and Rescue (LCSAR) at 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28. All retail dollars received throughout the day at Breeze Thru’s five Larimer County locations will be donated to LCSAR. The business has two Loveland locations, one Johnstown...