FARM­ERS MAR­KET WILL RE­TURN IN 2017

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lafayette» Aban­doned last sea­son be­cause of wan­ing sales, the Lafayette Farm­ers Mar­ket will re­turn with a fresh busi­ness model and new lo­ca­tion.

Slated to run June through Oc­to­ber on an un­spec­i­fied week­day, the mar­ket will oc­cupy Lafayette Florist’s park­ing lot at 600 S. Pub­lic Road to of­fer more vis­i­bil­ity and foot traf­fic than in pre­vi­ous years be­hind the Lafayette Mar­ket­place.

The new op­er­a­tor will be the Boul­der County Farm­ers Mar­ket.

Lafayette was awarded a $5,725 grant from LiveWell Colorado to help pro­mote the event’s re­turn, ac­cord­ing to of­fi­cials.

Also, it will help pro­vide trans­la­tion ser­vices, host launch out­reach events, and sup­port bi­cy­cle ac­cess to the mar­ket.

Sus­pect shot in hand is iden­ti­fied B

sum­mit county» In­ves­ti­ga­tors have re­leased the name of a 33-year-old theft sus­pect shot in the hand Sun­day night by a Sum­mit County sher­iff ’s deputy. Nathaniel Steven Leisz was wounded dur­ing a con­fronta­tion with law en­force­ment in which he al­legedly charged at of­fi­cers. He was taken into cus­tody on $50,000 bail for first-de­gree as­sault, men­ac­ing, ag­gra­vated mo­tor ve­hi­cle theft, first-de­gree crim­i­nal tres­pass, ob­struct­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer and re­sist­ing ar­rest.

Al­co­hol may have been a fac­tor in deadly two-car crash B

el paso county» In­ves­ti­ga­tors be­lieve al­co­hol may have been a fac­tor in a two-ve­hi­cle crash Thurs­day in ru­ral El Paso County that killed a 46year-old Cal­han man.

The wreck hap­pened about 8 a.m. at the in­ter­sec­tion of East El­li­cott Road South and San­born Road, about 10 miles east of Colorado Springs, when a 2001 Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado 2500 pickup hit a 2001 Volk­swa­gen Beetle.

The State Pa­trol said the driver of the Chevro­let, 38-year-old Alexan­der Gutierrez of Colorado Springs, failed to yield at the in­ter­sec­tion. Gutierrez had mi­nor in­juries.

The driver of the Beetle, Derek Burmeis­ter, was dead at the scene.

Man ac­cused of un­law­ful sex­ual con­tact at Weld County clerk’s sub­sta­tion

B fort lup­ton» A 49year-old man has been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing a woman as she en­tered the Weld County clerk’s sub­sta­tion Wed­nes­day.

Jessie Lopez, an em­ployee of the clerk’s of­fice, is ac­cused of mis­de­meanor sex­ual as­sault — also known as un­law­ful sex­ual con­tact — and is be­ing held at the county jail.

The en­counter was re­ported to au­thor­i­ties Thurs­day when the woman told in­ves­ti­ga­tors she has been in­ap­pro­pri­ately touched by an em­ployee of the clerk’s of­fice.

Carly Koppes, the county clerk and recorder, says Lopez is a mo­tor ve­hi­cle of­fice tech­ni­cian. He has been placed on un­paid ad­min­is­tra­tive leave.

An­gry man smashes ho­tel win­dows B

as­pen» A 21-year-old Ari­zona col­lege stu­dent was ar­rested early Thurs­day for break­ing win­dows at two busi­nesses in the Lit­tle Nell Ho­tel com­plex, po­lice said. Henry Bill was charged with felony crim­i­nal mis­chief. “He no­ticed that his sis­ter was danc­ing with an­other male, and it was mak­ing him un­com­fort­able and an­gry,” ac­cord­ing to an ar­rest af­fi­davit.

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