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Archive for September, 2011

Slices of Life: There’s an app for that

Slices of Life: There’s an app for that

    By: Jill Pertler   I come from a generation where an application was something you filled out when you wanted a job. TV (all five channels of it) was in 2D. Phones were unitaskers and could hardly be described as smart. Times have changed. At least they are changing at my house. This week, we got our first smartphone – which, by logical inference, makes us a “smartfamily.” Or, since the phone belongs to my husband, maybe he’s the smart one. ... Full Story

Troy Davis Should Not Be Put to Death

Troy Davis Should Not Be Put to Death

          By John W. Whitehead September 14, 2011 "Troy Davis has three major strikes against him. First, he is an African-American man. Second, he was charged with killing a white police officer. And third, he is in Georgia."—Author and journalist Amy Goodman There is nothing moral or just about the death penalty—certainly not the way it is implemented in America, and anyone who says otherwise is either deluding themselves or trying to ... Full Story

Northern Colorado Birding Fair

Northern Colorado Birding Fair

 Presented by Poudre Pet & Feed Supply, KRFC Community Radio and Ottercares. Featuring Prof. Avian Guano   Crazy about birds or just curious? Want to learn more about birding close to home? Everyone is invited to a FREE weekend of fun and learning for the entire family during the 7th Annual Northern Colorado Birding Fair, Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24. The theme of this year’s fair is, “Birding in Your Backyard.” The weekend will feature birding field trips on ... Full Story

9th Annual Berthoud Scarecrow Contest

9th Annual Berthoud Scarecrow Contest

  Calling all Kids. It is time again for the Berthoud Main Street’s annual Scarecrow Contest. The judging will be held on Saturday, October 1 at 4 pm at the Berthoud Oktoberfest. After the judging, all the scarecrows will be displayed on Mountain Avenue during the month of October. Go to www.BerthoudOktoberfest.com for more information. Building a scarecrow is easy and fun. Main Street provides the frames and head, and you supply the creativity and clothes. You can pick up ... Full Story

School District Information Night

School District Information Night

    The Thompson School District will host a board of education candidate forum, information booths and breakout sessions providing information about the Thompson School District. The event, labeled “Thompson 101,” will be presented by the Board of Education and staff on October 3 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Bill Reed Middle School, 370 W. 4th Street in Loveland The event will start in the Bill Reed cafeteria with information tables about the workings of Thompson School District ... Full Story

Fact-checking CNN GOP debate

Fact-checking CNN GOP debate

Fact-checking the CNN/Tea Party Express GOP Debate By Bill Adair The CNN-Tea Party Express debate in Tampa on Monday night was dominated by talk about Social Security and the need for government to balance its budget. Read More

VICTORY: Affirming Free Speech,

VICTORY: Affirming Free Speech,

  Circuit Court Judge Dismisses Case Against Iraq War Veteran Charged with Disorderly Conduct  RICHMOND, Va. — In a victory for free speech, Judge Stoudt of the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond has dismissed the Commonwealth of Virginia's case against Nathan Cox, an Iraq War veteran and civil activist, who was issued a citation for disorderly conduct after he used a bullhorn to call out to a police officer who appeared to be conducting a traffic stop, remarking, "Stop harassing ... Full Story

Obituary: Wilbur Austin Heiser

Obituary: Wilbur Austin Heiser

  Wilbur “Wil” Austin Heiser, 79, of Loveland died September 13, 2011 at his home. He was born January 15, 1932 near Charleston, Iowa to Andrew and Irma (Burghoffer) Heiser. Wil lived in Longmont from 1966 to 1984, he then moved to Loveland. On January 2, 1999 he married Treva Edwards. He worked as an air-traffic controller at the Longmont FAA Center for 30 years. Wil was an active member at King of Glory Lutheran Church, serving as usher and a member of the Building ... Full Story

Local students accept scholorships

Local students accept scholorships

HAYS, KS -- Several area students have accepted scholarships to attend Fort Hays State University for the 2011-2012 academic year. Robert Workman, a 2011 Berthoud High School graduate, accepted a $700 Fort Hays Bronze Academic Award. Workman is the son of Rob and Laurie Workman, Berthoud, Colo. Sara Hewson, a 2011 Thompson Valley High School graduate, accepted a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in health and human performance and a $700 Fort Hays Bronze Academic Award. Hewson is the ... Full Story

40 Year Reunion for BHS Class of 71

40 Year Reunion for BHS Class of 71

  The Berthoud High School Graduating Class of 1971 would like to announce that we will be meeting at the Derby Grill at 5:00 p.m. Saturday September 17 for a dinner. This is for classmates, their spouses and guests only. Sunday, September 18, at noon there will be a picnic in Berthoud Park by the old swimming pool. Anyone who would like to stop in and visit is cordially invited to do so. If you wish to eat with the group, please bring a couple dishes and table service. Our thanks to ... Full Story

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