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Archive for October, 2010

A Fact, Any Fact

A Fact, Any Fact

Dear Friends and Neighbors: I woke up this morning with a hypothetical conversation between me and a voter going through my head. Gordon: You know the people elect the University of Colorado Regents. I’m thinking it might be better if they are appointed by the Governor. Voter: No. Why would I want to give up my right to elect the Regents? Gordon: Okay, tell me one fact about either of the two candidates for CU Regent at-large. Voter: A fact? Gordon: Yeah a fact, any fact, like their name, ... Full Story

To the editor

To the editor

Brian DelGrosso: family man, tireless worker and guardian of our personal rights. Brian has the ability to digest regulations and laws and apply the consequences to the regular guy. He is not interested in cutting deals or making a career out of politics. Brian is a small business owner. He knows what it means to juggle payroll, employees and be successful in spite of heavy government regulations and burdensome taxes. You can tell a lot about a persons character by what they do when they ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—October 9, Last 2010 evening

EarthSky Tonight—October 9, Last 2010 evening pairing of moon and Venus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight presents the final pairing of the moon and the planet Venus in the evening sky until the autumn of 2011. Or, if you live in the southern hemisphere, it is the last evening pairing until the spring of 2011. Unfortunately, for much of the northern hemisphere, a “perfect” storm of events makes the sighting of the waxing crescent moon and dazzling Venus difficult – if not downright impossible – to observe. Bright star ... Full Story

Silver Creek sails 41-7

Silver Creek sails 41-7

The Raptors did not give the Berthoud Spartans much to celebrate in Berthoud’s Homecoming Game. Silver Creek dominated the game and Berthoud rarely had possession in Raptor territory. The Berthoud defense stopped Silver Creek inside the 20-yard-line on several occasions, but the Raptors made most of their touchdowns on big plays. Raptor Quarterback Austin Apodaca frequently found his receivers open for big gainers while Silver Creek defenders nearly shut down Berthoud’s passing game. ... Full Story

Obituary: Lisa Lynn Adams

Obituary: Lisa Lynn Adams

Lisa Lynn Adams, 40, of Berthoud, passed away October 6, 2010. She was born on October 26, 1969 in Loveland, Colorado to Sheryl and Brian Adams. Lisa was a Colorado native. She graduated from Loveland High School in 1988. She graduated from North East Junior College, Sterling, Colorado in 1982 where she majored in Music and Theater. She was an Executive Assistant in Real Estate and Food Manufacturing and a Project Coordinator at A.O.R.N. Lisa was a lifetime mascot of the City of Loveland ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight— October 8, Close-up on

EarthSky Tonight— October 8, Close-up on constellation Auriga the Charioteer

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Here’s a close-up look at the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. Its brightest star is called Capella. This constellation and its brightest star are easy to identify in the northeast by mid to late evening. If you don’t see them, try looking a bit later at night – especially if you live in the southern U.S. If you’re unsure whether you’ve identified Capella, you can always look nearby for a small triangle of stars. ... Full Story

Don’t miss the rally this Tuesday!

Don’t miss the rally this Tuesday!

Limited Big Game Hunting at Red Mountain Open Space

For the first year, the fall of 2010, limited big game hunting will occur at Larimer County's Red Mountain Open Space. Hunting will be allowed by special access permit during the second and third combined rifle seasons (October 23 – 31, second combined season; November 6 – 14, third combined season). Limited hunting access is provided through a partnership with the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources and Colorado Division of Wildlife. Special access hunting permits are ... Full Story

Larimer Humane Society’s Executive Director

Larimer Humane Society’s Executive Director “kennels Up” To Save Animal Lives

  Special Off-Site Adoption Event to be Held at the Promenade Shops at Centerra Fort Collins, Colorado (October 7, 2010) – Larimer Humane Society’s Executive Director, Judy Calhoun, is “kenneling up” this Friday, October 8, 2010, at the Promenade Shops at Centerra in an effort to raise awareness for homeless animals and the multiple benefits of adopting a shelter pet. Ms. Calhoun will be joined by the organization’s Director of Animal Protection & Control, Bill Porter, and the ... Full Story

What is newsworthy in Loveland, Colorado?

This week a woman was sitting on a bus stop bench in downtown Loveland when a very intoxicated man approached and verbally attacked her with vile, ignorant language. The woman ran into the Alternatives to Violence office on Fourth Street with the man in pursuit, where he threatened and verbally attacked her and the staff. When he was asked to leave, he put his fist through the front office window. He stood threatening and bleeding on Fourth Street. Several Loveland Police  officers came and ... Full Story

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