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Ward II Council Race: Three Is A Crowd

It is hard to imagine that at this time last year, Californian David Crowder came to Loveland for the first time to accept a job as McWhinney’s lobbyist in local affairs and governance. Today, he has access and influence over … Continue reading

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Montagu Resignation

On May 3, 2017 we reported here that R2J School Board member Denise Montagu was going to resign her post and move to Boulder due to an alleged nasty divorce.  Thanks to our astute readers, we also reported when her … Continue reading

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Fogle Running For Mayor – Gutierrez Not Running

For Immediate releaseAugust 3, 2017  Contact: John Fogle Phone: 970-679-7649  John Fogle Announces Candidacy for Mayor, City of Loveland  Loveland, Colorado- Today, John Fogle officially announced his candidacy for Mayor of the City of Loveland. Fogle is a 46-year resident … Continue reading

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Abusing Discrection…….Again

Tonight Loveland’s City Council votes to finally approve (second reading) a scheme to use Federal Relief Dollars for victims of the 2013 flood to instead promote McWhinney’s failed Chapungu Park with an annual “Winter Wonderlights” festival. Please read our story … Continue reading

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Metro Districts; Epicenter of New Political Chasm

For literally decades the Loveland City Council took a devil may care approach to Metro Districts (special taxing districts)¬†approving many different taxing districts in Loveland with little concern for voter retribution. All that is changing with the recent survey by … Continue reading

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Multiple Stories

A lot is going on so here is a quick summary; 1.  Our May 3, post that School Board member Denise Montagu is renting her home and headed to Boulder as the result of a divorce is indeed being re-confirmed. … Continue reading

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Councilwoman Asked to Resign

Even in today’s world of tabloid politics it is difficult to comprehend how a nearly homeless woman trying to escape creditors and without a regular job can continue serving on Loveland’s City Council despite the fact she is no longer … Continue reading

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Council To Vote On Subsidizing Reporter-Herald Newspaper Archive

This Wednesday, July 5, Loveland’s City Council is set to vote on a onetime $59,000 expenditure to move the RH’s archives to the city’s Cultural Services Department along with another $60,000 annual increase in the departments budget to better organize, … Continue reading

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Small Victory – Problem of Public/Private Partnerships

There comes a time when the merger of private interests with the authority to govern collide in a bad way.  We have long been annoyed by the official signs along E-470 and I-25 showing services near exits that are much … Continue reading

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Staff Appropriates More Ongoing Funding for Foundry 

Last Tuesday several members of Loveland’s City Council yawned as city staff described their surprise to find the proposed underground parking for the Foundry (formerly South Catalyst) is going to be located inside a contaminated natural artesian well.  Even less … Continue reading

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