Alex Keenan is a writer and copy editor for Townsquare Media Northern Colorado. She was born in Denver and has lived in Colorado all her life. Keenan studied English and literature at Colorado State University. She writes about a variety of topics and makes sure our blogs use proper grammar. She loves visiting Chautauqua Park, the Pearl Street Mall, Old Town Fort Collins, The Alley Cat Café, Social and The Wolverine Farm Publick House.
Colorado Task Force 1 Returns from Hurricane Ida
After a week of grueling search and rescue efforts, CO-TF1 is on its way home to the Centennial State.
Larimer County’s ICU Beds Reached Capacity on Thursday
Due to the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, Larimer County’s hospitals ICU beds reached capacity on Thursday, with a few beds opening up the following day.
NoCo’s Best 2021: Breakfast
Now, after our esteemed judges have paid a visit to your favorite breakfast restaurants, ate some delicious dishes, and engaged in some heated debates, they have come to their decision.
Fort Collins Icon Uno Mas Taqueria Owner Passes
On July 9, 2021, one of Fort Collins’ favorite Mexican restaurants, Uno Mas Taqueria, released on their Facebook page the tragic news that their beloved owner had passed away.
Two-Year-Old in Stolen Vehicle Found Safe Saturday
Luckily, hardly two hours after the Amber Alert went out this weekend, the boy was found safe inside the stolen vehicle.
Explosives Found at the Site of Thursday’s Bomb Scare
On Friday (May 7), authorities revealed that the suspicious materials were, indeed, explosive.
CSU States Options to Not Abide By City Vote
At the start of April, Fort Collins largely voted to turn the space once filled by the historic Hughes Stadium into open space and parks with a 68.1% approval rating.
Time to Hit the Beach: 5 Spots to Swim in Fort Collins
Even if you your local rec center or neighborhood pool is still closed, hopefully we’ll be able to visit some of these public watering holes once the weather warms.
Who Were Fort Collins’ First Indians?
I don’t know as much about the Native Americans who travelled these slopes long before the original fort of Fort Collins was established. So, here’s a bit of history about FoCo’s earliest native peoples.
How Fort Collins Streets Got Their Names
I don’t usually give the street names in our town much thought. They get me where I’m going (usually) and that’s all I really need. Except, that is, for Laporte Avenue.
5 Places to Go Rock Climbing in Colorado
Whether you’re a beginner or a climb like a spider monkey, here’s some of the five best places to go rock climbing in Colorado.
Worker Dies after Accident at Greeley JBS Plant
The JBS plant located in Greeley, Colorado, has come into the spotlight again, this time for the death of one of its employees.