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Archive for June, 2009

State News: Wilderness Experts to Congress: Pine

Congress is set to take a look at the pine beetle outbreak during a hearing this week, and Colorado conservationists will be there to testify. They've been joining with local governments to get across a message: The beetle outbreak is a serious problem, but not the ecological Armageddon sometimes portrayed in the media. (more…)

Price of Admission: 'The Proposal' Offers

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder “The Proposal” is what ensues when a high-powered, high-strung, high-maintenance NYC book editor named Margaret, played by Sandra Bullock, is threatened with legal ramifications of a long expired visa. An unrelenting Margaret faces losing her position and imminent deportation to her native Canada. Luckily enough, she has a somehow-loyal assistant, Andrew (Ryan Reynolds), who has suffered years of servitude and just so happens to be exceedingly attractive, ... Full Story

DUI Checkpoints in Larimer County this Weekend

Impaired driving is one of America's most frequently committed, deadliest and preventable crimes. With that in mind, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a roving DUI checkpoint during the weekend of June 13-14. The checkpoint will be at various locations in Larimer County and is intended to remove impaired and intoxicated drivers from Larimer County roadways. These checkpoints are paid for with grant funds received from Law Enforcement Assistance Fund to provide the ... Full Story

First Session Focused on Economy and Jobs

By Rep. B.J. Nikkel Colorado House District 49 The focus of the session was the economy, jobs and the state budget. I am pleased with many of the proposals that we passed this year, including House Bill 1143 by Rep. Spencer Swalm which makes affordable health care accessible to more Coloradans. (more…)

Airport Open House June 27

Leading Edge Flight Training and Diamond Aircraft are teaming up for an open house event Saturday, June 27 at the Fort Collins/Loveland Municipal Airport. Pilots, wannabe pilots and aviation enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy this day full of food, fun and flights. (more…)

Robert Towles Tuning Up for a New Career

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder     After 20 years in the high-tech industry, Berthoud businessman Robert Towles is headed in a new direction, opening Allstate affiliate Eagle Insurance Agency, LLC in Loveland on June 1. “High-tech is not as much fun as it used to be, and I wanted something I enjoyed,” said Towles, who is returning to the insurance field after selling life insurance, working in the auto industry, pursuing a short career in the Marines and 19 years with ... Full Story

State News: Report: Green Job Growth Doubles Regular

A new report finds that clean energy jobs in Colorado have grown at a rate that is twice as fast as overall job growth. The report, by The Pew Charitable Trusts, finds that in 2007, the number of jobs in the sector had risen by more than 18 percent during the prior 10 years, to include more than 17,000 jobs in the state. (more…)

Scam Warning

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder A local business owner is urging others in the area to be aware of a potential scam involving National Online Pages and deceptive billing practices. (more…)

Shear Fascination

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder While most people were attending the Berthoud Day festivities at Town Park last Saturday, Barbara and Jay Byrd of Luna Nueva Ranch spent several hours during the day shearing the majority of their alpaca herd. The Byrds, along with alpacas from two other local ranches, brought in a shearing expert for the day to clip a total of over 40 animals. After the alpaca was secured into position on the barn floor with a system of ropes and pulleys, the shearer would ... Full Story

Justin L. Bauer Memorial Golf Tournament

Justin L. Bauer Memorial Golf Tournament,When: Saturday, Aug. 1, 8 a.m. shotgun start Where: Highland Meadows Golf Course Time: Cost: $360 per team / $90 per person (individuals will be paired to form 4 person teams) Format: 4-Person Best Ball All Proceeds go to the Justin L. Bauer Scholarship Fund Continental Breakfast will be provided Prizes awarded for: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Longest Drive Longest Putt Closest to the Pin Shortest Drive Highest Score     ... Full Story

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