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Archive for July, 2011

Female Protester Arrested for Attempting to Pass

Female Protester Arrested for Attempting to Pass Through Airport Security Scanner in Underwear

RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C. — The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of a North Carolina woman who was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she stripped down to her underwear at a Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) checkpoint to protest the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) whole body imaging scanners. Police arrested and charged Siobhán Cooke with disorderly conduct as a result of her act of protest at RDU on June 2, 2011. Attorneys for The Rutherford ... Full Story

Weld County organization has resources for senior

Senior Resource Services Offers Valuable Programs for Weld County Senior Citizens Senior Resource Services, a non-profit organization located in Greeley, CO, offers many valuable programs for Weld County Senior Citizens.  Founded in 2007 by DeeAnn Groves, the mission of Senior Resource Services is to help the elderly and their families in addressing the issues of aging.  Senior Resource Services strives to assist the elderly in remaining independent in the least restrictive environment for ... Full Story

Bank robbery for health care

Bank robbery for health care

In what can only be described as a new low for the for-profit healthcare system, 59-year-old Richard James Verone held up a bank for $1 with the hopes of going to prison and obtaining prison health care. In Gaston County, North Carolina, Verone showed up at the RBC bank, presented the teller with a note indicating he was robbing the bank in the amount of $1, and after receiving the dollar from the teller, sat down to wait for the police to arrive. The former Coca-Cola delivery driver's ... Full Story

Time change for Commissioners meeting

Larimer County, Colorado – Due to scheduling changes, the Larimer County Board of Commissioners weekly Administrative matters meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. instead of the normal 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. The meeting takes place in the regular location, Commissioners’ Conference Room, 2nd floor, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins. The meeting will begin with public comment at 1:30p.m., an agenda follows. The meeting is streamed on the Internet at:   ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report, July 7

Lundberg: Nanny state government policies driving up costs for families & businesses Today Senator Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, responded to the Colorado Department of Health and Human Services rewriting its already extensive rules and regulations adding many unnecessary and burdensome regulations on child care providers. "We all agree that the welfare and safety of children should be a top priority for the Department of Human Services,” said Lundberg. “However, the department’s ... Full Story

Freemont inmate has questions

Freemont inmate has questions

        Please help me understand. I have a few questions. Why can I send my loved one books from a national vendor, but not food or gifts from a nationally recognized vendor for Thanksgiving and Christmas? How can probation to MRD be provided at your facility, especially since the time spent on this in-house "parole" doesn't count as time served once the inmate is released?  Is that really probation? Why is Fremont keeping inmates who have been ... Full Story

Cherry Pie Festival comes to Loveland

Cherry Pie Festival comes to Loveland

Loveland Museum/Gallery to Host Annual Cherry Pie Celebration LOVELAND, CO  The Loveland Museum/Gallery will host the 2011 Cherry Pie Celebration on Saturday, July 23 from 5:00-8:00 pm. The event will take place in Peters Park, adjacent to the Museum, at 503 North Lincoln Avenue. Admission to the event is free. Pie by the slice, ice cream and drinks will be available for sale. The Cherry Pie Celebration features: -Sharon Danhauer, Loveland Historical Society—A talk about Loveland’s ... Full Story

Thank You for the Food

Thank You for the Food

To the Editor:     I would like to thank Berthoud Community Library patrons for their generosity in donating food for the Berthoud House of Neighborly Service as part of our adult summer reading program. Since May 23, you have donated 213 pounds of food. Summer tends to be a time when food banks experience fewer donations, so two years ago the library added, “Bring a Food Donation” to the summer program bingo card in order to help another important community ... Full Story

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Ball Aerospace held a ribbon cutting for its expanded Aerospace Manufacturing Center in Westminster, Colo. Community leaders, elected officials, and employees were on hand for the June 29 ceremony and tours of the $14.6 million expansion project. President and CEO of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, David Taylor hosted the event and praised the Ball employees for their dedication and ability to deliver what the customers wanted and needed. He said ... Full Story

Obituary: Dorothy Irene Burch

Obituary: Dorothy Irene Burch

  Dorothy Irene (Landolt) Burch, 91, of Mead, died July 4, 2011 at her home. Dorothy was born May 14, 1920 in Longmont, Colorado, the daughter of Melchoir and Maria Brigitha (Caderas) Landolt. She graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic High School. On November 27, 1945 she married Robert Burch at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Longmont.  They resided all their married life of 62 years on a farm near Mead. She was faithful to the church, and was a member of St. ... Full Story

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