Monthly Archives: June 2016

McKean Defeats Lucero; Again

Loveland Councilman Hugh McKean has handly defeated Republican rival Tom Lucero for a place on the ballot as the Republican candidate for State House District 51 (mostly Loveland). As of 11:30 PM, the Larimer County Clerk reports McKean received 4,068 … Continue reading

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Loveland Promotes New City Manager

In an unprecedented step in recent memory, Loveland’s City Council voted unanimously to promote Director of Power and Water Steve Adams to City Manager without a formal interview or candidate selection process.  read our full story As the old saying goes, sometimes a … Continue reading

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LovelandPolitics Photographer Hits Big Time (WSJ)

Occasionally, readers ask why our once “in the nostrils” photographs of city officials are no longer published as frequently in LovelandPolitcs articles. Well, our volunteer photographer, Brendan Weston, moved on to bigger and better things after graduating from college in … Continue reading

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TSD Superintendent Says Bond Survey Doesn’t Reflect Well Educated Community

On Wednesday, Thompson Schools Superintendent Stan Scheer complained to the Board of Education that a recently commissioned survey to gage support for a school bond showed only 42% of respondents were postive.  Only 19% of those surveyed even responded.  See … Continue reading

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Lucero Vs. McKean Debate Tonight

A note to our readers – The Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald is hosting a debate tonight between the two Republican candidates for House District 51 (which is mostly Loveland).  The Democrat is running unopposed in the primary so there will only … Continue reading

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Cause of City Manager Firing; Johnson

We understand Councilwoman Leah Johnson broke ranks from the other Democrats and gave the Republicans the last vote needed to remove Cahill which brought the total to 6 of 9 (2/3) majority required by the city’s charter to remove Cahill. … Continue reading

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City Manger Fired

Early this morning the Loveland City Council voted during a closed session meeting (following their regular Tuesday night council meeting) to terminate Loveland City Manager Bill Cahill whose current position now becomes open by the end of this month.  See … Continue reading

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Another Downtown Business Threatens To Leave To Escape Increasing Crime

A fascinating email exchange between Loveland’s executive director of the “Partnership” for downtown and the employing broker who owns The Gold Star Group LLC on 4th street is a microcosm of the ideological divide on Loveland’s City Council. See our … Continue reading

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