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Archive for February, 2011

Sentence in Murder-for-hire plan

EVANS MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS PART IN MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLAN GREELEY, Colo. – Evans resident Jesse Rodriguez (DOB 10/20/89) was sentenced in Weld County District Court this morning to 15 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plan. Rodriguez, who was originally charged with Solicitation of First Degree Murder After Deliberation (a class two felony) and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder After Deliberation (also a class two felony), pled to the conspiracy ... Full Story

Strong Third Period Leads Mavs To Weekend Win

Strong Third Period Leads Mavs To Weekend Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Missouri Mavericks scored three goals in the third period to defeat the Colorado Eagles, 7-4, capping off a three-games-in-as-many nights series between the teams that had a fitting playoff feel. After each team had won one of the previous two games in overtime, Simon Watson helped lead the Mavs to the "rubber-match" win with a pair of goals. A back-and-forth first period saw the Mavs start the scoring at 4:33. Mike Wakita took a shot from the top of the right circle ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—February 14, Blue-white Rigel is at the

Sky Tonight—February 14, Blue-white Rigel is at the foot of Orion

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Jupiter is the dazzling object in the west after sunset The three sparkling blue-white stars of Orion’s Belt are easy to spot, even on this moonlit night. As viewed from this hemisphere, this compact line of stars can be found in the south to southeast sky at nightfall. Look in the southern sky at evening and the southwest sky later tonight. Chances are the pattern you will pick out will be Orion! You may ... Full Story

Apparent Attempted Suicide on Interstate 25

DATE:             February 13, 2011 At approximately 6:58 AM Larimer County Sheriff Dispatch received a request for assistance and responded to a report of a female who had exited a motor vehicle on north bound Interstate 25 near mile marker 269 just north of the Prospect interchange.  The Colorado State Patrol and PVH Ambulance Service also responded.  According to witness statements and initial investigation, she attempted to step in front of a north bound semi-truck.  That ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—February 13, Moon points the way to

Sky Tonight—February 13, Moon points the way to Winter Circle

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight’s waxing gibbous moon resides inside the Winter Circle – an incredibly large star configuration made of six brilliant winter stars. Be sure to notice the variety in the colors of these stars. The Winter Circle – sometimes called the Winter Hexagon – is not one of the 88 recognized constellations. Rather, it is an asterism – a pattern of stars that is easy to recognize. Our sky chart cannot ... Full Story

Eagles Turn Tables on Mavs With OT Win of Their Own

Eagles Turn Tables on Mavs With OT Win of Their Own

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Missouri Mavericks, 3-2, in overtime at the Budweiser Events Center one night after the Mavs topped the Eagles in overtime in their own home. The game was the second of three in as many days between the two Turner Conference clubs. The first period was a physical affair with plenty of big hits, outdone only by the several big saves at each end of the ice. Colorado out-shot Missouri 15-4, but each of the Mavs' chances were quality, as were ... Full Story

Rep. Gardner supports regulatory oversight

Rep. Gardner supports regulatory oversight

Transcript of Rep. Gardner’s Remarks: Mr. Speaker I rise today in support of House Resolution 72 and of Congress’s new emphasis on oversight. Over the past few years, federal agencies have promulgated a litany of rules and regulations with little regard for their impact on American businesses, jobs and everyday American workers.  Last week I meet with a business in my district that employs nearly 1,000 people.  They expressed their concern that the onslaught of rules and regulations ... Full Story

Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio Withdraws Appeal

“Today former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio voluntarily filed a motion with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss the appeal of his criminal conviction and sentence.  By withdrawing his appeal, he will no longer contest the length of his incarceration.  If the Court grants his request and dismisses his appeal, that dismissal will also result in lifting the hold on money Nacchio paid for his fine and forfeiture, which has been held for years in escrow during his appeals.  The ... Full Story

Senate Passes Responsible Budget Balancing Measures

Budget measures support Coloradans’ priorities and protect important programs DENVER— February 11: Today, the Senate passed a series of bills to balance the current fiscal year budget for the state of Colorado. Since the most recent revenue forecasts, the Joint Budget Committee has worked to prepare the bills, known as “negative supplementals,” in order to adjust the state budget to account for diminished state revenue. Currently, the state is facing a budget shortfall of $342 million, ... Full Story

Walter Bond Sentenced To Federal Prison For The Arson

DENVER – Walter Bond, aka “Lone Wolf,” age 34, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was sentenced this afternoon to serve 60 months (5 years) in federal prison for use of fire or explosives to damage and destroy property in interstate commerce, and for the use of force, violence and threats involving an Animal Enterprise, United States Attorney John Walsh, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Marvin Richardson, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ... Full Story

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