Larimer County

5:00am

Mon March 24, 2014
Health

Poverty Is A Barrier To Well-Being For Colorado Children

Credit Vicki Watkins / Flickr - Creative Commons

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.

Colorado also has the eighth fastest growing child population in the country.

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2:33pm

Fri March 14, 2014
Colorado Flood

Grants Help Flood Damaged Historic Places Hold On To The Past

Screen cap showing close up of the flood damage at the Baldpate Inn Sept. 2013.
Credit Lois Smith / Baldpate Inn

If you gamble in Blackhawk or Cripple Creek, your taxes helped restore buildings from Colorado’s past – and those damaged in September’s historic floods.

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7:00am

Fri February 7, 2014
Big Thompson

VIDEO: Ice Dam Breaks On The Big Thompson Along U.S. 34

Screencap from the video showing the Big Thompson seen along U.S. 34 after an ice dam broke and released additional flows downstream.
CDOT YouTube.com

The Colorado Department of Transportation reported the ice dam break Thursday, briefly causing concern and emergency notification downstream. Later tweeting that no problems were reported in the Big Thompson Canyon, the Larimer Sheriff canceled the notifications.

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3:14pm

Tue January 28, 2014
Transportation

Fort Collins Realigns Bus Routes To Connect With MAX

Grace Hood KUNC

Bus rapid transit is coming to Fort Collins, and that means proposed changes to some of the city’s existing bus routes. Jan. 28 marked the first of several outreach meetings aimed at showing off a new MAX bus, and the proposed route changes throughout the city.

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12:46pm

Mon January 6, 2014
Whooping Cough

69 More Whooping Cough Cases Reported In Colorado In Two Weeks

December saw the highest number of pertussis cases reported in 2013.
Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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