Mon August 29, 2011

Photo Show: Sweetheart Balloon Rally

Jim Hill

The Sweetheart Balloon Rally was August 26-28, 2011 at Fairgrounds Park in Loveland, CO. The rally started in the 80s and was resurrected in 2007 to celebrate the sweetheart city. If you missed it, don't worry, the Photo Show snapped some pics of this colorful event that drew plenty of screams of delight from children and some  'oohs' & 'aahs' from some of the bigger kids.

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Fri August 26, 2011

NoCo Volunteers Give Back to their Communities, Study Finds

A new report on volunteerism gives high marks to several northern Colorado cities, with two ranked in the top five nationally.

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Tue March 22, 2011

Loveland Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Remain Closed, For Now

Rocky Mountain Kind has been closed since the March 1 Loveland ban went into effect.
Grace Hood

A judge in Colorado’s 8th Judicial District decided not to allow three Loveland medical marijuana dispensaries to remain open after the city’s March 1 ban. But a case challenging the ban will continue through the court.

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Tue March 15, 2011

Loveland Pot Ban Challenge Goes To Court

Rocky Mountain Kind is one of three medical marijuana dispensaries challenging the city of Loveland.
Grace Hood

An 8th Judicial District Court judge heard arguments from both sides of a lawsuit today challenging the city of Loveland’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.

Loveland voters approved the medical marijuana dispensary ban last November, and it went into place on March 1. But three dispensaries are challenging it, along with unnamed medical marijuana patients. They say it violates their rights guaranteed by the state constitution. That’s despite a state law passed by the legislature last year that gives cities the right to restrict medical marijuana dispensaries.

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