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Archive for February, 2011

Larimer County Commissioners agenda

Administrative Matters February 22, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Continue with Agenda at 9:00 am Agenda Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of February 21. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of February 28. 9:08-9:11 ... Full Story

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 ... Full Story

Spartan Wrestlers Sadlo and Pickert Win State Titles

Spartan Wrestlers Sadlo and Pickert Win State Titles

Berthoud Wrestling Performs Brilliantly at State Tournament By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High wrestling team capped off the 2010/11 season on Saturday evening at Pepsi Center with two state champions and five wrestlers finishing in the top four in class 3A. Seniors Alex Sadlo (140lbs) and JT Pickert (215lbs) won the state title in their weight classes. Junior Kegan Gavaldon (119lbs) and senior Robby Workman (135lbs) each placed third and senior Casey Couch (189lbs) ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Sadlo and Pickert: State Wrestling Champs

Sadlo and Pickert: State Wrestling Champs

  JT Pickert wins the state title in 215 lbs with a 3-2 decision over Clint Myers of Salida. BHS Alex Sadlo wins state champ in 140 lb with 11-5 decision over Alamosa's Pablo Ortiz.   Third place matches. Kegan Gavaldon 119 lbs win 6-1 decision Robby Workman 135 lbs win 5-2 decision Casey Couch 189 lbs lose by pin at 1:54.   Consolation Semifinals: Kegan Gavaldon 119 lbs win by pin at 1:00. Robby Workman 135 lbs win 6-1 decision. Casey Couch 189 lbs ... 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, ... Full Story

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