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Archive for April, 2011

My yearly correspondence with good old Uncle Sam

By Rev. James L. Snyder April 15th is the time of the year when American citizens can communicate with their government. I cannot testify for anyone else, but I look forward to this marvelous opportunity, and I am careful not to waste it. This year, for example, so much has happened since last year it took 15 single spaced typed pages to include everything. However, to be perfectly honest (and who's perfect), I am a little disappointed. All the years I have included a personal letter including ... Full Story

Obituary: Edith A Nusser

Obituary: Edith A Nusser

Edith Ava Nusser, 93, of Berthoud passed away at the Berthoud Living Center in Berthoud, Colorado on Thursday, April 7, 2011. Edith was born on July 17, 1917 in Fulton, Missouri to Sherman T. and Ava (Strong) Pash.  She married Carl William Nusser, Jr. on May 19, 1967 in Rock Port, Missouri and they moved to Berthoud, Colorado in 1970 from Hancock, Iowa. Edith and Carl managed the Pinederosa Mobile Park in Berthoud for thirty years.  Carl passed away in June 2008. Edith was a devoted wife and ... Full Story

Crystal Fire: April 9

Crystal Fire: April 9

Fort Collins, CO – Firefighters made significant progress along all perimeters of the Crystal Fire that continues to burn in the foothills west of Fort Collins, Colorado. Due to better mapping the fire has burned a total of 2930 acres and is 75% contained. Fire investigators continue to determine the cause of the Crystal Fire and have revised the total number of structures lost from 15 to 13. Aided by up-slope and up-valley winds late in the day, fire crews began burnout operations along a ... Full Story

Coffman Statement on Measure to Cut Spending

Coffman Statement on Measure to Cut Spending, Keep Government Open   (WASHINGTON) – U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) released the following statement today in response to the passage of a 5-day extension of government funding to give appropriations negotiators more time to hammer out the details of an agreement that was reached to cut $39 billion in federal spending and fund government through the remainder of the fiscal year. “I voted for the 5-day extension and I will vote for the ... Full Story

Udall Statement on Budget Deal

Udall Statement on Budget Deal

  Mark Udall’s statement regarding the budget agreement reached tonight between Democrats and Republicans: April 8, 2011 “I congratulate both Democrats and Republicans for coming together and agreeing on a budget compromise.  Shutting down the government would’ve affected tens of thousands of Coloradans and their livelihoods were at stake.  Military families were worried about receiving their paychecks, farmers would’ve waiting for operating loans to put seed in the ground, and ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 9, Moon can guide you to objects

Sky Tonight—April 9, Moon can guide you to objects in Taurus and Gemini

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at Tonight’s moon shines near the border of the constellations Taurus the Bull and Gemini the Twins. This slender moon in the western sky can guide your eye to objects in both constellations. Grab your binoculars, and let’s go outside! Top tips for viewing the night sky with ordinary binoculars As seen from North America this evening, the moon will be next to the faint cluster of stars known as M35, in the ... Full Story

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents “On

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents “On Borrowed Time”

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn             LOUISVILLE, CO – Coal Creek Community Theater will open their second show of their 22nd season on April 29. On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn, directed by Lynn Fleming, will run through May 14 at the Louisville Center for the Arts. This touching fantasy tells the story of Gramps and his orphaned grandson, Pud. Gramps is idolized by his young grandson, who models his every action ... Full Story

Udall Continues Fight for Bark-Beetle Mitigation

By Senator Mark Udall If a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound? How about an entire forest? Every spring and summer, the bark beetle epidemic in Colorado’s forests takes on added dimensions. Rather than the green and gold we’ve used as backdrops to family portraits and souvenir postcards, receding snows reveal new swaths of rust-red forest that have succumbed to bark beetles. Colorado is ground zero for the bark beetle epidemic, which has left millions of acres of dead and dying ... Full Story

Udall, Bennet Urge Colorado Stakeholders to Comment

Udall, Bennet Urge Colorado Stakeholders to Comment as Administration Takes Next Step in Resolving U.S.-Mexico Trucking Dispute Today, as the administration announced that it would begin an open comment period on its proposal to resolve a cross-border trucking dispute with Mexico, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet encouraged Coloradans to make their voices heard on the issue, which affects hundreds of the state’s agricultural producers, processors and workers. President Obama and ... Full Story

Crystal Fire April 8

Larimer County Emergency Information Update Not a great deal to report right now folks and that is good news. There are a few things you need to be aware of however. The first item relates to some burning out activities which may put up some smoke tomorrow: Fort Collins, CO –Firefighters are planning a burnout Saturday morning April 9 ahead of potentially changing weather. The burnout will encompass approximately 20-25 acres and is at the north end of the fire; south of Deerpath Road and ... Full Story

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