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Archive for April, 2011

Colorado health-plan founder indicted for mail fraud,

DENVER – Gerald Rising, Jr., age 59, of Centennial, Colorado, the owner and operator of Rural Health Plans Initiative Administration Company, also based in Centennial, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury for mail fraud, embezzlement from a health care plan and money laundering, the U. S. Attorney’s Office, IRS – Criminal Investigation, and the Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration announced.  An arrest warrant was issued, and Rising is expected to ... Full Story

Home Invasion Suspect

Home Invasion Suspect

Date:  4/5/2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying one of the suspects in the March 29 home invasion in the 200-block of Monroe Avenue in Loveland. Investigators are actively investigating and making good progress in this case. On March 29, 2011 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sheriff's deputies responded to the 200-block of Monroe Avenue in Loveland on the report of a home invasion and vehicle theft.  The 48-year-old victim told ... Full Story

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions on Open Fires Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today adopted fire restrictions on Open Fires and Fireworks beginning immediately and continuing through May 5, 2011.  Today’s restrictions are based on a recommendation from Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith who says it is unusual to put these restrictions in place this early in the year,  “We are waiting for moisture and for spring greening to occur. ... Full Story

Crystal Fire: April 5 (Update 1:30 p.m.)

Fort Collins, CO – Last night the Rocky Mountain Type I Incident Management Team under the direction of Paul Summerfelt, Incident Commander, assumed management of the Crystal Fire. Today, Crews continue to build line and mitigate hazards on the Crystal Fire.  This fire is currently burning in an area ten miles northwest of Masonville.  Operations today will focus on: line construction, mitigating rolling debris, and suppress hot spots around homes.   High winds predicted for this ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: March 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: March 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, March - April 2011   Thursday, March 3 BFPD assisted Thompson Valley Emergency Medical Service (TVEMS) for a person who had fallen and was complaining of left hip and shoulder pain in the 200 block of Second Street. The patient was transported.   Friday, March 4 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a patient in the 600 block of Welch Avenue for possible diabetic problems. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 5, Drive a spike to Spica

Sky Tonight—April 5, Drive a spike to Spica

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Notice that we’ve shrunk the scale of today’s chart, in order to take in a wide sweep of sky from northeast to southeast. Tonight, let the Big Dipper introduce you to another bright star. This star is Spica in the constellation Virgo the Maiden. If you’re outside this evening, you can follow the arc to Arcturus and drive a spike to Spica. First follow the curve made by these stars in the Big ... Full Story

Looking back at the 2011 Vail Film Festival

Looking back at the 2011 Vail Film Festival

  By Thomas N Mixing superb movies, a pleasant atmosphere and the beauty of Vail Colorado, the 2011 Vail Film Festival was a truly special event. The Festival was hosted at the Sebastian Hotel, an elegant resort with snazzy furnishings, a warm atmosphere and an accommodating staff. Films were shown at both the Sebastian and The Cinebistro; a fusion of luxurious cinema and a bistro. The festival was launched with Olympus' PEN Your Short 48 Film Contest with the winning creation ... Full Story

The Inner Room

The Inner Room

An Independent Film by Red Giant Productions By Thomas N. The Inner Room is one scary movie. A creepy premise, a plot filled with scary distortions, and distinctive filming adds to the spookiness of the movie. To top it all off, the film is shot entirely in Colorado. An out-of-sync couple visits a remote cabin with the intention of spending time together to work on their relationship after the tragic loss of their child. As husband Chris, (Marty Lindsey) focuses on his photography the ... Full Story

Governor declares disaster emergency for Crystal Fire

Governor declares disaster emergency for Crystal Fire

              DENVER ­— Monday, April 4, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper issued a disaster emergency declaration today for the Crystal Fire in Larimer County. This declaration will authorize $1.7 million in state aid to help pay firefighting costs. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs. Hickenlooper ... Full Story

Time Magazine: A US opportunity in Libya

Time Magazine: A US opportunity in Libya

      Time Magazine The Libyan Conundrum Fareed Zakaria Now the U.S. has the opportunity to break the dysfunctional dynamic that produces anti-American hatred and violence. The Obama Administration has properly aligned itself with the hopes and aspirations of the Arab people, and it has called for governments in the region to engage in serious reform. But right now all these efforts have been sidelined. Libya is burning. Its people rose, and the tyrant gunned them ... Full Story

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