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When does home remodeling make financial sense?

When does home remodeling make financial sense?

Practical Money Matters By Jason Alderman My wife and I survived two major home remodeling projects and we’ve got the battle scars to prove it. Like most people feeling cramped for space – thanks to two growing children in our case – we weighed the plusses and minuses of remodeling versus moving to a larger home. Because we live in a great neighborhood with strong local schools, we ultimately decided to stay put and remodel, but everyone’s case is different. Here are a few ... Full Story

Additional Meningitis case confirmed

Additional Meningitis case confirmed

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reports that another case of meningococcal disease in a Fort Collins area resident has been confirmed. The affected individual is also associated with the two hockey teams in Division C of the adult league that played at EPIC (Edora Pool and Ice Center) on June 9 at 7:15 PM. The person had left for a family vacation to Montana on June 12. According to Dr. Adrienne LeBailly, director of the Larimer County Health Department, the individual ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—June 21: Solstice brings

Earthsky Tonight—June 21: Solstice brings northernmost sunrises, sunsets

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Another beautiful photo today from Dan Bush. This one is from his gallery of sunrises and sunsets. We use this photo today in honor of the June solstice, which happens today at 11:28 Universal Time (5:28 Mountain Daylight Time). No world body has designated an official day to start each new season, and yet today is widely recognized as the beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere and beginning of winter on the southern ... Full Story

Obituary: Margaret (Sterkel) Ibsen

Obituary: Margaret (Sterkel) Ibsen

Mrs. Margaret Ruth (Sterkel) Ibsen, 92, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010.  Born in Berthoud, Colorado on February 27, 1918, she was a self-taught seamstress.  In her later years, she enjoyed working as a nanny.  Upon the death of a younger sister, she became guardian of two nephews and a niece. She is survived by her brother Samuel Sterkel (Dorothy) of Loveland, son, Robert Martin of Loveland, grandchildren, Pam, Steve, Rebekah, Deborah, Samuel, and four ... Full Story

New Principal at Conrad Ball Middle School

New Principal at Conrad Ball Middle School

Scott Elias, assistant principal at Loveland High School, has been named interim principal at Conrad Ball Middle School. He is filling in for Sheila Pottorff, who will be interim director of Secondary Education for the 2010-2011 school year. Elias came to Thompson School District and LHS in 2007. Prior to that he was assistant principal at Greeley West High School. He received his master’s in educational leadership in 2003. Pottorff has been principal at Conrad Ball since the 2007-2008 ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—June 19 Waxing moon between

Earthsky Tonight—June 19   Waxing moon between Saturn and Spica

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight the moon is in a waxing gibbous phase, meaning it appears more than half lighted but less than full. Tonight, the moon is to the west of the bright star Spica and to the east of the planet Saturn. Yesterday evening, the moon was closer to Saturn. Tomorrow evening, the moon will be closer to Spica. Spica is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo the Maiden. We have also indicated the whereabouts of the ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight Everything you need to know: June

Earthsky Tonight Everything you need to know: June solstice 2010

The June solstice is your signal to celebrate the first day of summer in this hemisphere. South of the equator, winter begins. When is the solstice where I live? The solstice happens at the same instant for all of us, everywhere on Earth. However, our clocks say different times. This solstice takes place on Monday, June 21, 2010 at 11:28 Universal Time. To find the time of the solstice in your location, you have to translate to your time zone. Here is an example of how to do that. In the ... Full Story

Recorder Online adds comics, puzzles and horoscopes

Recorder Online adds comics, puzzles and horoscopes

Comics Puzzles Horoscopes New Feature: Comic Strips, Puzzles and Games, Horoscopes The Recorder Online has add new features for your enjoyment. Check out the offering under Entertainment. The new features change daily and include over 60 comic strips, nine types of games and puzzles and two horoscopes.

Berthoud Mayor welcomes FLEX bus

Berthoud Mayor welcomes FLEX bus

Mayor Patterson and Town Administrator Hart joined other Front Range dignitaries at the FLEX bus terminal in the Orchard’s Shopping Center on Wednesday morning to celebrate the launch of the FLEX Regional Transit Route. Regionalism seemed to be the theme of the event as the mayors of the three cities and one town involved in the project promoted the opportunities that this link will provide. As the mayor of Longmont said, “We haven’t been linked like this since the stage ... Full Story

Think Before You Ink

Think Before You Ink

Signing Petitions is Not Necessarily a Civic Duty The League of Women Voters of Larimer County encourages its members and the public to be cautious when asked to sign initiative petitions. Especially as election season approaches, voters will be asked to sign a variety of initiative petitions “just to get it on the ballot so people can vote on it. ” This reasoning is inadequate; your signature should be considered at least as valuable as your vote. Far fewer signatures are required to ... Full Story

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