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Archive for June, 2011

Don’t Drink and Drive

Don’t Drink and Drive

Please do not Drink & Drive...With the 4th of July holiday rapidly approaching, let's all have a safe 4th. I ask all my fellow citizens to please think before you get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle & under no circumstances... DO NOT DRINK & DRIVE. And if you see a drunk driver report it immediately ... by Dialing *CSP...or calling.the local law enforcement authorities...(Berthoud Police, Or Larimer County Sheriff) Thank you & have a Happy/Safe 4th Joe ... Full Story

Berthoud library presents “Living on the

Berthoud library presents “Living on the Cheap”

  Berthoud, CO, June 23, 2011 – Want to learn how to be an extreme couponer, or at least how to find great deals to save you money?  Go to Berthoud Community Library on Thursday, July 14 at 7:00 pm for a program called, “Living on the Cheap – Thriving in the Recession.” Laura Daily & Claire Walter, co-owners of MileHighOnTheCheap.com will be sharing tips on thriving in this recession. During the free event the duo will talk about ways to save on groceries (wait until ... Full Story

Rafting death on the Poudre

Rafting death on the Poudre

  LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Justin E. Smith, Sheriff   Rafter Death     Date:    June 23, 2011 A rafting accident on the Poudre River left one rafter dead and one with a suspected broken leg today.  At approximately 12:40 p.m. this afternoon, Larimer County Emergency Services and the Larimer County Dive Rescue Team were dispatched to assist Poudre Canyon Fire Department on the report of two rafters stuck on an island across from the Mishawaka Inn ... Full Story

Obituary: Julian Lujan Huerta

Obituary: Julian Lujan Huerta

Julian Lujan Huerta of Berthoud, Colorado died June 17, 2011, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 77 years of age. He was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Berthoud, to Gregorio Aguilar Huerta and Natalia Lujan. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 1953 and then served in the U.S. Army. He was first married to Twylah Claudette Seguine. He married Micaela Juarez Ruffier in Mazatlan, Mexico in 1997 He worked many years for United Building Centers and for IBM and served his community as a ... Full Story

Studs Terkel’s “Working” in Foote

Studs Terkel’s “Working” in Foote Gallery

Loveland Community Theatre presents excerpts from Studs Terkel's "Working" as two Readers' Theatre performances to benefit the House of Neighborly Service. Tickets are $3 at the door. Donations to the House of Neighborly Services welcome. At its heart, "Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do" is about the quest for meaning in our lives. It is a mirror reflecting the enormous heart and spirit of the American people on that quest. And while some ... Full Story

Slices of Life: Learning to relax

Slices of Life: Learning to relax

  By: Jill Pertler     Forced relaxation. It’s an oxymoron of terms, but all too real in our present day culture. Technology has us plugged in, turned on and connected 24/7. The only way we can relax is if we are forced to do so. That’s because we value productivity and time-management nearly as much as we value cell phone apps and electric gizmos. We’ve even coined phrases like multi-tasking to describe our prowess with the concept of busy. There’s no ... Full Story

A delightful afternoon with the IRS

Rev. James L. Snyder I do not get as many letters as I used to do, which may be due to the Internet or to the fact that I do not have as many literate friends as I used to. I still like getting a letter, as long as it is a letter and not a bill. Bill used to write me but he was always asking for money. I did get a letter this past week. It was unexpected but it was from a family member. Good old Uncle Sam sent me an epistle this past week. I was anxious to see how he was getting along. I ... Full Story

Boehner and Republicans to support Gaddafi

Blomberg Boehner Says Lawmakers May Seek to Deny Funds for U.S. Operations in Libya By Margaret Talev and James Rowley House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama’s explanation of why he can continue the U.S. mission in Libya without lawmakers’ approval “doesn’t pass a straight-face test” and that lawmakers will consider options to constrain the president, including withholding funds. Read More

Berthoud Class of 71 Reunion

Anyone interested in attending the Class Reunion of 1971 needs to contact Chris Dechant Eitzman at chriseitzman@yahoo.com or 308-632-5156.

Representative Gardner’s Republican Leadership Tries

Representative Gardner’s Republican Leadership Tries to End Social Security

  House Republican Leaders, including Congressman Pete Sessions, the man responsible for getting Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) re-elected, introduced legislation to end Social Security as we know it - starting immediately. Gardner already voted for the controversial Republican plan to end Medicare, while protecting subsidies for Big Oil and tax breaks for millionaires, and increasing the debt ceiling by $2 trillion. “After following his Republican leadership and voting to ... Full Story

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