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Archive for October, 2011

Man arrested for assault with Nunchucks

Man arrested for assault with Nunchucks

    10/25/2011   Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of an assault in the 4000-block of Goodell Lane at 12:43 a.m. this morning.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered two individuals that had been injured by nunchucks, a martial arts weapon which is classified as a deadly weapon. Deputies arrested Eric Leon Glukowsky, DOB: 07/29/80, for Second Degree Assault, a class four felony.  He is currently being held at the Larimer County Jail ... Full Story

Man arrested for sexual assault on a child

Man arrested for sexual assault on a child

    October 24, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested James William Swets, DOB: 12/21/64 of Fort Collins on multiple felony counts of Sexual Assault against a Child, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Enticement of a Child and Criminal Attempt - Unlawful Sexual Contact. Seven juvenile female victims from the Fort Collins area have been identified; however, investigators believe there may be more victims that have not yet come forward.  ... Full Story

DAAC meets Nov 8

  The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 8 at the Thompson School District Administration Building, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.  

Jobs

Jobs

          Politics generates some really bizarre ideas. We’re told that government jobs are not “real” jobs. That’s absurd. Police, firefighters, teachers, social workers, road maintenance crews, border patrol officers, and the military all do jobs that are necessary for our health, welfare, and freedom, and we need them. They also contribute to our economy by shopping at private business and paying taxes -- just like other workers. When ... Full Story

“Puppies are nice, but who paid for the ad?”

“Puppies are nice, but who paid for the ad?”

  Politicians in the United States are diverse. They are tall, short, young, old, Republican, Democrat. But they all have one thing in common. They want to be reelected. That is why the vast majority of them sell us out for special interest campaign contributions. They think that the only way they can get elected is to buy expensive television time in order to get mindless name-recognition or poison their opponent with vicious, negative ads. In exchange for this money, they are ... Full Story

Master Gardeners

    TLC for Tender Bulbs  By: Anne Wuerslin Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County When leaves fall and frost arrives, the garden goes to sleep. We usually consider fall a time for planting spring-flowering bulbs such as tulips and daffodils, which can overwinter in the ground. But, part of garden clean-up is to dig tender bulbs, tubers, corms and rhizomes and put them in proper storage, as our Colorado winter temperatures are too cold for ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics Autumn Classic 2011

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies in Loveland competed in the 2011 Autumn Classic hosted by Colorado Gymnastics Institute in Aurora on October 22 and 23. The Level 4 team received the second place trophy and the Level 6 team received the fourth place trophy. In the All-Around Competition: Level 4: In the Senior Division Madison Blair placed first with a score of 37.600. Taylor Dower placed fourth. Level 5: In the Junior Division Lauren Thomas placed first with a score ... Full Story

The Vampire: A Historic and Cinematic View

The Vampire: A Historic and Cinematic View

      By John W. Whitehead 10/24/2011 "The strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him."—Dr. Abraham Van Helsing Halloween is associated with many strange creatures, but none more so than the vampire. To most people, the vampire is nothing more than a mythic monster popularized in movies, television, books and so on. Yet the vampire, an amalgamation of ancient lore woven through with sex, fear, danger and gore, is no mere Hollywood ... Full Story

On This Day, October 25, 1944

On This Day, October 25, 1944

  First kamikaze attack of the war begins On this day in 1944, during the Battle of the Leyte Gulf, the Japanese deploy kamikaze ("divine wind") suicide bombers against American warships for the first time. It will prove costly--to both sides. This decision to employ suicide bombers against the American fleet at Leyte, an island of the Philippines, was based on the failure of conventional naval and aerial engagements to stop the American offensive. Declared Japanese naval Capt. ... Full Story

On This Day, October 24, 1951

On This Day, October 24, 1951

  Truman declares war with Germany officially over On this day in 1951, President Harry Truman finally proclaims that the nation's war with Germany, begun in 1941, is officially over. Fighting had ended in the spring of 1945. Most Americans assumed that the war with Germany had ended with the cessation of hostilities six years earlier. In fact, a treaty with Germany had not been signed. Complicating the treaty process was the status of territory within what was formerly the German ... Full Story

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