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Archive for February, 2011

Vehicle Break-Ins at Trailhead

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has been receiving an increasing number of reports of vehicles parked at the Lion Gulch Trailhead parking lot being forcibly entered and items stolen by unknown individuals.  Stolen items include firearms, computers, iPods and wallets. LCSO deputies are looking for two, possibly suspicious, vehicles that were reportedly seen in the area.  One is a Ford Escort, or similar vehicle, white in color with blue window tinting.  The second vehicle is a silver ... Full Story

Bipartisan bill would give Colorado voters the chance

Democrats and Republicans come together to end “ballot initiative warfare” DENVER, Feb 14, 2011— Today, a bipartisan concurrent resolution to allow Colorado voters to reform the Colorado Constitutional initiative process passed out of the State Affairs Committee. The resolution is sponsored by Senate President Brandon Shaffer (D-Longmont) and Senator Nancy Spence (R-Centennial). If passed by the legislature, the resolution will go to Colorado voters for approval. President Shaffer ... Full Story

America’s Debts: Even More Calamitous Than We

America’s Debts: Even More Calamitous Than We Thought

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson Brace yourself. This isn’t going to be pleasant. If you’re in a bad mood or get easily upset, you may wish to pass on reading this article. The country is in even worse shape economically than we thought. We awoke on Feb. 14 to find that this year’s federal budget deficit is going to be larger than previously projected—a record $1.65 trillion. Recently, the official accumulated debt of the federal government passed the $14 trillion threshold. A trillion is a ... Full Story

The FBI: Going Rogue

The FBI: Going Rogue

By John W. Whitehead 2/14/2011 “The minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.”--J. Edgar Hoover The history of the FBI is the history of how America--once a nation that abided by the rule of law and held the government accountable for its actions--has steadily devolved into a police state where laws are unidirectional, intended as a tool for government to control the people and rarely the other way around. The FBI (then ... Full Story

Ending deficit spending won’t be easy or

Capitol Review By Mark Hillman It’s a political reality: talking about how to govern is far easier than actually governing. Government, after all, is a reflection of the governed and nothing requires individual voters or “the people” in general to act responsibly. That observation is not an indictment of the electorate but an acknowledgement that voters are never forced to confront tough choices about government spending. Consider the federal debt and deficit. The deficit is the annual ... Full Story

Spartans Basketball Wins First Game of District

Boys Win in Overtime as Girls Enjoy Bye Week By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer After dropping four consecutive games to close out the regular season, the Berthoud High boys basketball team made a trip to Ault on Friday night for an opening round district playoff game against Highland. The Spartans, who had fallen to Highland 59-44 in Ault just one week ago, got their revenge on Friday night with a thrilling 60-57 victory in overtime. The Spartans came out of the gate strong on Friday night, ... Full Story

Eagles Spank Mississippi, 5-1

Eagles Spank Mississippi, 5-1

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles topped the Mississippi RiverKings 5-1 at the Budweiser Events Center. Andrej Hebar and Riley Nelson each scored a pair of goals in a dominating performance for the Eagles who kept pace with the Rapid City Rush in the battle for first place in the Turner Conference. The Eagles swarmed the RiverKings in the opening period, out-shooting them 15-7 and having several strong scoring chances. With Mississippi committing several turnovers in their own zone, the ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—Feb 20, Moon, Saturn, Spica rise in late

Sky Tonight—Feb 20, Moon, Saturn, Spica rise in late evening

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Jupiter is the bright object in the west after sunset You will have to stay up late to see the waning gibbous moon, the planet Saturn, and the star Spica tonight. Alternatively, you can wake up early tomorrow. Our chart shows the eastern sky for mid-northern North American latitudes somewhere around 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. tonight. The sky scene will look similar for mid-northern latitudes in Europe and Asia, ... Full Story

Marie Andrade Allison receives DAR Good Citizen award

Marie Andrade Allison receives DAR Good Citizen award

Marie Elise Andrade Allison was selected as Berthoud High School’s recipient of Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award for 2011. The Namaqua Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) presented awards to several area students at its February 9 Student Recognition Tea. The winners, one from each area high school were the winners in the DAR Good Citizen Program and Scholarship Contest. The annual event is intended to encourage and ... Full Story

Sadlo and Pickert advance to championship round

Sadlo and Pickert advance to championship round

Two Spartan Wrestlers advance to Championship finals Saturday updates 3rd Consolation Round Cooper Wynn: 145 lbs, loss by pin at 3:46 Cory Ellis: 160 lbs, loss 7-5 decision Casey Couch: 189 lbs, win 17-0 technical fall in 3rd period. Saturday's Championship round Alex Sadlo  vs Pabloo Ortiz (Alamosa) JT Pickert  vs Clint Myers (Salida) Team Scores (through 2nd round consolation) — Alamosa 134; Lamar 89; Centauri 861/2; Berthoud 86; Olathe 821/2; Bennett 641/2; Valley 541/2; Buena Vista ... Full Story

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