Larimer County http://www.kunc.org en After Positive Fort Collins Test, What To Know About Tularemia http://www.kunc.org/post/after-positive-fort-collins-test-what-know-about-tularemia <p>A wild rabbit in Fort Collins recently tested positive for a disease called tularemia, a very infectious disease that can sicken humans as well as animals, the Larimer County Health Department <a href="http://www.larimer.org/news/newsDetail.cfm?id=2531" target="_blank">reported</a>.</p><p>So how worried should you be?</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:10:19 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58675 at http://www.kunc.org After Positive Fort Collins Test, What To Know About Tularemia Officials Urge Caution Around Raging Rivers http://www.kunc.org/post/officials-urge-caution-around-raging-rivers <p>As temperatures rise, many flock to rivers and streams to cool off. Northern Colorado safety officials are urging “extreme caution” as rivers swell from their banks with <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/weathernews/ci_25907095/colorado-snow-pack-is-nearly-double-its-normal">higher-than-average snowpack</a>. In the span of two weeks, three have died in the Poudre River due to the unsafe conditions.</p><p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 12:30:30 +0000 Grace Hood 57461 at http://www.kunc.org Officials Urge Caution Around Raging Rivers 'Significant And Persisting' Mental Illness A Challenge for Larimer, Fort Collins Law Enforcement http://www.kunc.org/post/significant-and-persisting-mental-illness-challenge-larimer-fort-collins-law-enforcement <p>Larimer County law enforcement, either on the street or in the county jail, say they're seeing more significant and persisting mental illnesses like mood, bipolar, psychotic disorders and schizophrenia.</p><p>The shift is taxing resources with Emergency Rooms, health care providers, jail resources and the Fort Collins Police Department.</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 11:00:30 +0000 Grace Hood 56444 at http://www.kunc.org 'Significant And Persisting' Mental Illness A Challenge for Larimer, Fort Collins Law Enforcement Flash Flood Risk High in Boulder, Larimer County From Spring Runoff http://www.kunc.org/post/flash-flood-risk-high-boulder-larimer-county-spring-runoff <p></p><p>A combination of higher than average snowpack and saturated ground from the September 2013 flood has raised the risk of spring runoff flooding in the Saint Vrain, and Boulder Creek, Big Thompson and the upper Cache La Poudre River drainages. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:03:43 +0000 Jackie Fortier 54920 at http://www.kunc.org Flash Flood Risk High in Boulder, Larimer County From Spring Runoff Poverty Is A Barrier To Well-Being For Colorado Children http://www.kunc.org/post/poverty-barrier-well-being-colorado-children <p>In 2012, 224,000 Colorado children lived in poverty. That’s one out of every six in the state, according to the annual Kids Count report.</p><p>Colorado also has the eighth fastest growing child population in the country.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jackie Fortier 54841 at http://www.kunc.org Poverty Is A Barrier To Well-Being For Colorado Children