Life in NOCO

Doing the Bunny Hop to success

Marty Metzger mmetzger@northfortnews.com Poudre High School senior Lexie Miller is undeniably a professional multitasker, likely because the 18-year-old was raised with a staunch work ethic. Miller’s parents, Bryant and Tatty Miller, operate a Red Angus […]

Life in NOCO

Fire safety and mitigation

Marty Metzger mmetzger@northfortynews.com Rachael Gonzales, Communications Specialist for the Wellington Fire Protection District, is well aware of Northern Colorado’s high risk for wildfires. She adamantly stressed the need to stay informed and to devise/focus on […]

Gardens & Landscapes

New digs for CSU’s PERC garden

Marty Metzger mmetzger@northfortynews.com That well-known “April showers” cliché is a tardy phrase this year: May flowers (and all their subsequent months’ pals) arrived last November, compliments of Colorado State University (CSU). The school’s new on-campus […]

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A labor of love

Marty Metzger ponytime47@gmail.com One Wellington woman lives by two sayings: “You can have your cake and eat it, too.” “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Jessica Lynn […]

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And the winner is…

Marty Metzger mmetzger@northfortynews.com Childhood groups such as 4-H and Scouting are long-revered for teaching youngsters a variety of wholesome traits and life skills. The word “pageant,” on the contrary, might conjure up the decades-ago tragedy […]