Another Great Effort for Safer Loveland Streets

A $500,000 grant from the state will go a long way toward easing the worries of people who walk along Wilson Avenue in northwest Loveland and others who care about people who walk there. Thirteen-year-old Gavin Myers was killed by a drunken driver while walking home at dusk in that area last June. Read more… Keep Reading

Popular Park Recovering From The Flood

When the 2013 flood tore through the Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park in the Thompson Canyon west of Loveland, it destroyed more than 50 memorials located within the park. But upstate New York sculptor DeWitt Godfrey told the city's public art commission at its Feb. 7 meeting that he wants to create a public art piece that… Keep Reading

Deep Freeze For Education

Approximately 60 brave community members of all ages took a full-body plunge in freezing water over the weekend to support a new classroom initiative at Estes Park Schools. Hosted by Trout Haven Resorts, the first annual Polar Bear Plunge raised over $3,200 to help jumpstart the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) program. Details here:  Polar… Keep Reading

A Beer Drinking Club With A Hiking Problem?

On Saturday, February 9, seventeen hearty hikers kicked off the inaugural Rock Cut Hike Club. The group met at Rock Cut's taproom, then carpooled to the Lily Mountain trailhead and hiked together to the summit. After descending from the icy scramble, everyone enjoyed a beer together (packing out all cups and crowler cans!) and hiked… Keep Reading

Flashback to The Mid-Late 1800’s

How did Mariano help found Loveland? Mariano Medina was a fur trader, a guide, a horse/pony trader and businessman in the Big Thompson Valley/Loveland area in the mid-late 1800s. He helped Loveland become a community with his toll bridge that took travelers over the Big Thompson River. More on the story here:  Mariano Medina Loveland Founder Keep Reading

Lest We Forget…Our Vietnam Vets.

New Northern Colorado honor flight being organized… High Plains Honor Flight to focus on Vietnam veterans. When Gloria Atteberry finished her military service in 1970, after spending more than four years in the Navy during Vietnam, she faced hostility and discrimination from the general public. Last September, when she was one of 123 veterans to… Keep Reading

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