Today in Northern Colorado, August 9, 2012
Bomb Scare at The Ranch
Police in Loveland investigated a bomb threat on a bus Wednesday morning. One man was arrested after no explosives were found. The buses were on their way from Salt Lake City to Denver with a stop in Fort Collins. Police stopped the buses at The Ranch in Loveland after learning of the bomb threat. Passengers were evacuated from the buses while the vehicles were searched by the bomb squad and a robot. One man was arrested for allegedly making the bomb threat and was charged with Felony Menacing, and a felony charge for a hoax related to explosives or incendiary devices.
CSU Stadium Feasibility Study
The Colorado State University Stadium Advisory Committee will hold its final meeting and deliver a stadium feasibility study to CSU President Tony Frank tonight. Frank has said he will not make a decision about whether to move ahead with a new stadium before the start of the fall semester. The meeting is open to the public. It is tonight at 7 in the Lory Student Center East Ballroom on the CSU campus.
Greeley Schools Expand
University Schools in Greeley plans to expand by 500 students and build new middle school. 2 members, Chuck Olmsted and Sandy Magnuson, resigned after the decision. They both voted against the expansion. It took the board just 16 days from the time the expansion was proposed to vote to agree to buy land, build a new facility and expand the school from its current 1,200 students to 1,700.
CU #3 Party School
This week's issue of Newsweek ranks the University of Colorado's Boulder campus as the number 3 party school in the U.S. CU falls below West Virginia University and Penn State. Last year, Playboy Magazine picked CU as its top party school.