Colorado NRCS Announces Application Cut-Off Dates for 2019 Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

NRCS Will Hold 2 Rounds of Applications Cut-Off Dates and Funding DUE DATES VARY Clint Evans, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist in Colorado recently announced the 2019 application cut-off dates for landowners and eligible entities to participate in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Agricultural Land Easement (ACEP-ALE) in Colorado. NRCS will hold two rounds of funding to help prioritize allocations. Round 1 application packages are due on […]


Meet Savannah Hayes Orr

By Anthony Galliano Savannah Hayes Orr lives, breathes and, yes, partakes of craft beer.  She’s covered craft beer in northern Colorado for Scene since January of this year. And she is also community outreach coordinator for The Hop Grenade, the local taproom originally founded outside San Francisco. Savannah’s life story is a cultural mishmash that spans the globe.  She is the daughter of two parents who was raised in southern […]

Loveland Museum to feature Larimer County’s 2018 Visual Artist of the Year, Amelia Furman, in new Quest for Power Exhibition

Loveland Museum to feature Larimer County’s 2018 Visual Artist of the Year, Amelia Furman, in new Quest for Power Exhibition

The artwork of local artist and Larimer County Department of Natural Resources 2018 Visual Artist of the Year, Amelia Furman, will be featured in the Museum’s Mezzanine Gallery this spring and summer. The exhibition titled, Quest for Power will include artwork created by Furman’s hallmark technique of layered images along with relatable historic items from the Museum’s historic collection. Quest for Power is a history as art exhibition opening to […]


2nd Annual Poudre Pour Receives Fort Fund Grant

The City of Fort Collins has awarded the second annual Poudre Pour a $4,000 Fort Fund (City of Fort Collins) grant to support the Poudre Pour event in 2019. The Poudre Heritage Alliance and 12 different craft brewers are partnering to host an educational celebration of the Poudre River from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Carnegie Center for Creativity, 200 Mathews St, in Fort Collins, Colorado. The Poudre Pour […]

Colony Funk performing at Swing Station. Photo by Nicholas Stock

10 Bands Not To Sleep On At FoCoMX 2019

By Nicholas Stock   FoCoMX is coming up quickly and they have finally announced their mind-boggling gargantuan lineup. With over 300 bands performing on 30 plus stages across the entirety of Fort Collins, choosing a game plan can be overwhelming. For two days in April, The Choice City is transformed into the Choose Your Own Adventure of music festivals. It’s impossible to see it all so you have to pick […]


Get a Taste of the Town with Local Table Tours

By Emily Kemme Why taste what only one restaurant dishes up when you can sample many? And how about a bite of local lore, while you’re at it? Local Table Tours designs boutique culinary experiences that allow people to have an adventure while spending time out on the town. The Colorado tour company is overseen by owner and founder Megan Bucholz. She coordinates tours in Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins. Go […]


The Poudre Pour Celebrates our Gem of a River

By Carolyn Hill, Poudre Heritage Alliance The Poudre River is a multi-faceted gem that touches our lives in many ways.  The Poudre Heritage Alliance offers year-round programs such as the upcoming Poudre Pour on March 30 at the Carnegie Center for Creativity in Fort Collins to help people learn about and celebrate this treasure that flows through our backyards.   Poudre Pour – 2019 One of the factors that make […]

Music News

Nothing Rotten about Something Rotten!

Garnering 10 Tony nominations, there is nothing rotten about the Broadway smash hit Something Rotten! coming to the Lincoln Center March 28-30. Set in the height of Shakespeare’s fame, Something Rotten! follows Nick and Nigel Bottom who are desperate to right the next big play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing and dancing, they set out to write the world’s very first musical… even […]

Turnaround Bikes

Turnaround Bikes educates, gets youth on bikes in Greeley

By Laura Smith Megan Packard isn’t foreign to feeling the pull of her heartstrings almost daily at her job as program director at Turnaround Bikes in Greeley. “I get to watch youth feel joy in giving to other people,” she said. “It’s the best thing.” Turnaround Bikes, a chapter of Youth for Christ National, receives used bicycle donations and hosts biweekly repair and maintenance workshops for youth ages 11-19. Youth […]


Meet Laura Smith

Meet Laura Smith By Anthony Galliano Laura Smith has authored Scene’s Top 5 column since January of this year.  She is a freelance writer, content creator and communications professional based in Fort Collins.  When Laura isn’t writing stories, she works with community nonprofits and travels the world. Laura grew up in Nebraska and began her journalism career reporting for The Friend Sentinel.  Her beats ran the gamut of small-town life.  […]