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Archive for December 13, 2010

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

  Franchise must make significant changes By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer As everyone is now aware, the tumultuous Josh McDaniels era came to an abrupt end last Monday. The embattled 34-year-old coach, his hoodie, his 11-17 record and his video camera unceremoniously departed the Dove Valley parking lot in a silver SUV. The Broncos must now move on from the McDaniels era, but how they move forward will be key. They have to learn from the mistakes of the recent past and change the model ... Full Story

Mammoth Tickets on sale Tuesday

Mammoth Tickets on sale Tuesday

MAMMOTH SINGLE GAME TICKETS ON SALE DENVER – The Colorado Mammoth announced today that tickets for the team’s eight regular season games will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, December 14, at 10am. Fans will be able to purchase tickets at the Pepsi Center box office, all Colorado Dick’s Sporting Goods retail kiosks, online at TicketHorse.com or by calling 1.866.461.6556. “It’s an exciting time for us,” said Mammoth President and General Manager Steve Govett. ... Full Story

Wildfire seeking script readers and writers

Wildfire seeking script readers and writers

  Seeking play script readers, writers, & writers-to-be : Wildfire Community Arts Center "Ink to Boards" One-Act Play Script Writing Competition & Festival "Ink to Boards" intertwines each element of theater from script through production, and beyond!  The basic concept includes submission of original one-act play scripts, inviting a community of readers to review, feedback, and select five (5) scripts to be produced.  (Readers aren't required to submit a play ... Full Story

December 14, Focus on stars Betelgeuse and Rigel in

December 14, Focus on stars Betelgeuse and Rigel in Orion

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Orion the Hunter is one of the most prominent constellations in all the heavens. You cannot fail to spot Orion’s Belt – three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row – if you look eastward in the evening. The magnificent Orion Nebula, or M42, is a fuzzy patch in Orion’s Sword. Most constellations have only one bright star, but Orion has two: Rigel and Betelgeuse. Rigel is Orion’s left foot. ... Full Story

Holiday Decorations – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Decorations – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Decorations Use Only Nonflammable Decorations All decorations should be nonflammable or flame-retardant and placed away from heat vents. If you are using a metallic or artificial tree, make sure it is flame retardant. Don't Block Exits Ensure that trees and other holiday decorations do not block an exit way. In the event of a fire, time is of the essence. A blocked entry/exit way puts you and your family at risk. Never Put Wrapping Paper in the ... Full Story

Holiday Lights – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Lights – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

  Maintain Your Holiday Lights Inspect holiday lights each year for frayed wires, bare spots, gaps in the insulation, broken or cracked sockets, and excessive kinking or wear before putting them up. Use only lighting listed by an approved testing laboratory. Do Not Overload Electrical Outlets Do not link more than three light strands, unless the directions indicate it is safe. Connect strings of lights to an extension cord before plugging the cord into the outlet. Make ... Full Story

Holiday Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire: Tree Safety

Holiday Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire: Tree Safety

Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated 250 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 170 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year. Together, these fires resulted in 21 deaths and 43 ... Full Story

The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory

The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee meets Tuesday

The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 14th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.

EnergyLogic is an Environmental Stewardship Winner

EnergyLogic is an Environmental Stewardship Winner

  Larimer County Names 2010 Environmental Stewardship Winners Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today announced the 2010 Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Awards. These awards, first presented in 1995, are given each year to honor the environmental efforts of county residents, businesses and organizations.  To date 53 awards have been presented to programs, people and organizations since the program began 16 years ago.  Today five ... Full Story

Movie Review: RED

Movie Review: RED

Rarely Exceeds Dull By Thomas N. Few movies can boast as much star power as Robert Schwentke’s RED. With big-name actors such as Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and cameo of old-timer Ernest Borgnine, one might think Red is a recipe for success, yet it proves a good film is not made with sheer star power alone. The film begins with RED, Retired and Extremely Dangerous, CIA agent Frank Moses (Willis) being attacked by a government hit squad. After escaping ... Full Story

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