Matt Sparx’s Blog

Bicyclist Struck in Hit and Run in Windsor
A 64 year old man was struck by a vehicle in Windsor this morning around 5:45 a.m. The incident happened at the intersection of 1st Street and Garden drive. The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene of the accident and the vicimt was taken to Medical Center of the rockies with non-life t…
Wells Fargo Robbery Suspect Arrested
The suspect for the Wells Fargo bank robbery in Fort Collins on May 14th has been arrested according to a release from the City of Fort Collins.
The suspect, identified at Matthew Dyllon Richards, went in to the Wells Fargo bank, demanding money from a teller...
Denver Broncos Sign CSU Quarterback
You will see a familiar face on the roster of the Denver Broncos if you've been following the Colorado State Rams! Nick Stevens, a three year starter for CSU has signed with the Denver Broncos. Stevens went undrafted and the Broncos decided that they wanted him on their team...
My Weekend Project: A Planter Box
The lack of pots at my house had me on a mission this past weekend. I needed a place to put some of my plants, so I went out and bought some cedar to make a planter box!
My initial mission for this box was to plant my hot peppers in it. The box came out to 35 inches wide by 10 inches deep and 17 inch…
Wells Fargo Bank in Fort Collins Robbed
The Wells Fargo Bank in Fort Collins was robbed this morning according to the Coloradoan. Police are currently investigating the robbery that took place at the Wells Fargo bank located at 401 S. College Ave in Fort Collins this morning around 9:30 a...
Meet My New Pepper Plants
I am about to have the hottest house on the block! Well... I think, I have not asked any of my other neighbors if they are growing scorching hot peppers in their gardens this year. But, I can only assume that I am the only one crazy enough to endure the upcoming pain of these hot lil plants...
Northern Colorado Could See Severe Weather Today
Spring is here in Northern Colorado and so are the thunderstorms. Today we could see some severe weather in our area according to the National Weather Service.
We could see storms that produce large hail, strong winds and potentially a tornado...
Could Your Jeep Be Affected By This Recall
If you are a Jeep owner, you know the joy it can bring you to get off the beaten path. Also, if you are a jeep owner, you know the headache it can bring with repairs.
If you happen to have an older model Jeep Liberty, there might be a recall on your Jeep...
Cabana Eats & Drinks in Fort Collins Closes
BOO!!! This was my go to place in Fort Collins for a cuban sandwich and now they are gone for good. The restaurant was located at 2310 E. Harmony Road closed their doors on Wednesday stating that it was too small of a niche market for the population...
Man Killed By JBS Truck in Greeley
A man that was in the middle of US 85 in Greeley has been killed by a JBS truck early Wednesday morning according to the Greeley Tribune.
A release from the Greeley Police stated that a JBS truck leaving the beef plant, with a loaded trailer, was driving southbound at approximately 40mph struck a man…
Officer Involved Shooting in Greeley
This morning at about 8:40 a.m. there was an officer involved shooting in Greeley located in the 600 block of 48th Ave. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle.
When the officers arrived, they attempted to make contact with a male and then a foot chase began...
The Jeep Finally Got to Go to the Mountains
Last week was another round of work on the Jeep Wrangler. Recently, I have noticed that there was a leak in the radiator. Instead of simply replacing one part, I tore into most of the cooling system as a precaution and replaced numerous things...

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