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Archive for March, 2011

How to make up for lost time

  By Rev. James L. Snyder Have you ever had the feeling that you lost something but could not quite figure out what? This has been bugging me all week long. It is a good thing I lost my mind years ago or this might cause me to lose it. I remember the day I lost my mind but I cannot remember anything after that date All week long, I had this nagging feeling in the back of my head that I had lost something and that it was something rather important. I sat down in my easy chair and tried to ... Full Story

Beware of false charity scams after quake, tsunami

Attorney General, Secretary of State and AARP ElderWatch warn Coloradans to beware of false charity scams after quake, tsunami DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has joined today with Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler and AARP ElderWatch to warn Coloradans to beware of scams trying to exploit the earthquake and tsunami in Japan as a means to steal their money. “Although we have not yet received any complaints from consumers, experience tells us that scam artists are ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert Bruce Fickel, DDS

Obituary: Robert Bruce Fickel, DDS

R. Bruce Fickel, D.D. S., “Doc” as he was known to the Berthoud community, died on March 9, 2011, just three weeks prior to his 99th birthday. Doc was born in Edina, Missouri, the son of Lee A. and Charlotte Louise Harvey Fickel. He attended the University of Missouri for two years, after which he was employed as a social worker in the Knox County Welfare Department. He then enrolled in and was graduated from Washington University Dental School in 1941. That same year he opened his dental ... Full Story

Eagles Prove Their Worth With 6-1 Win Over Komets

Eagles Prove Their Worth With 6-1 Win Over Komets

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Fort Wayne Komets, 6-1, in the highly-anticipated first meeting between the two franchises.  Both Adam Hogg and Dan Sullivan scored a pair of goals to help the Eagles to the win that kept them atop the Turner Conference. Colorado got the game's first goal 2:59 in when Joe Grimaldi found Scott May open down the right wing and sent him on a rush into the offensive zone. May circled behind the cage, drawing Kevin Reiter out of the net, and sent ... Full Story

Obama’s Disgrace

Obama’s Disgrace

  by Sheldon Richman   The words could have been spoken by a government official in Orwell’s 1984: “Today, I am announcing several steps that broaden our ability to bring terrorists to justice, provide oversight for our actions, and ensure the humane treatment of detainees,” President Barack Obama said. What Obama actually did, the Washington Post reported, was to sign “an executive order ... that will create a formal system of indefinite detention for those held at the U.S. ... Full Story

Winners announced in Berthoud Schools Fund Writing

Winners announced in Berthoud Schools Fund Writing Contest

In the age of abbreviated Twitter messages writing may become a lost art, but some of Berthoud’s youth can still put a sentence together . The Berthoud Schools Fund (BSF) challenged Berthoud students to write about how the technology provided by the money raised at the last two Berthoud Bashes has influenced their education. While some of you may not know a Promethean Board from a document camera, these kids do. The BSF recieved 39 entries covering the suggested genre of essay, play, poem or ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—March 12, Moon between Capella and

Sky Tonight—March 12, Moon between Capella and Betelgeuse

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at The first quarter moon will be shining between two brilliant stars tonight. Capella, the brightest star in the constellation Auriga, will be beaming north of the moon, while Betelgeuse, the star marking the right shoulder in the constellation Orion, will be shining south of the moon. From mid-northern latitudes in Europe and Asia, you will see the moon farther west (right), and closer to the star Aldebaran, than ... Full Story

Berthoud Soccer Drops Season Opener

Berthoud Soccer Drops Season Opener

Lady Spartans Fall to Peak to Peak 3-1 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Photos by Dan Karpiel Season openers are always tricky games for high school sports teams. That was especially true for the Berthoud High girls soccer team in their opening match on Thursday night. With only four seniors on their 17-person squad, the young Berthoud team experienced the expected ups and downs of a season’s first contest. The Lady Spartans fell in their season opener at Max Marr Field to Lafayette-based Peak ... Full Story

Suspicious male in Wellington

Suspicious Male followed 11-year-old girl home March 10, 2011 On March 7 and March 8 at approximately 3:30 p.m., an 11-year-old female was walking from the 4000-block of Wilson Avenue in Wellington when she was followed to her residence by an unknown male. The female ignored the male and called her mother on her cell phone. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office  was notified on March 8 by the 11 year old and her mother. The 11 year old was not harmed nor contacted by the male. The male is ... Full Story

Colorado Ag Day Celebrates American Way of Life

By John Salazar Commissioner of Agriculture Throughout the centuries, the American way of life has stood for freedom, honor, and integrity. It’s no surprise that those are the same words I use to describe Colorado’s agricultural producers.  It is through the hard work and dedication of our producers that we are able to provide safe, abundant, and affordable products for your family and dinner table. Colorado Ag Day is March 16 and it’s a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance ... Full Story

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