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Archive for December 16, 2011

Project on Government Oversight

Project on Government Oversight

          Editor's Choice Where the @#%& is the Oversight? At a time of growing suspicion about the way the federal government conducts the people's business, the recent whistleblower allegations related to big-time investors' special access to government information certainly were not heartening. POGO Senior Fellow Adam Zagorin wonders where the oversight is. Read about it on POGO’s blog.   Leaked Report Documents F-35’s ... Full Story

Obituary: Eileen Elnora Thompson

Obituary: Eileen Elnora Thompson

  Eileen Elnora Thompson, 79, died on December 14, 2011 from Leukemia. She was born on October 3, 1932 in Sheridan County, Kansas to William Heim and Marie Mannebach Heim. After graduating from Leoville High School in Leoville, Kansas, she enrolled at St. Anthony’s School of Nursing in Hays, Kansas graduating in 1954. On November 16, 1954 she married Philip Thompson at St. Frances Cabrini Church in Hoxie, Kansas. After living in Loveland for 44 years, they moved to Berthoud. ... Full Story

Eagles Continue Mountain Division Climb With Win Over

  WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - The Colorado Eagle defeated the Utah Grizzlies, 3-2, taking the first two contests in this week’s three game series. The win marked the seventh straight game in which the Eagles have earned at least a point, and moved them solidly into second place in the Mountain Division, and within three points of second place in the Western Conference. Once again the Eagles skated short-benched, starting the game with just 13 skaters, and playing the second half of ... Full Story

OpEd News: December 16, 2011

OpEd News: December 16, 2011

OpEdNews Bold and Daring: The Way Progressive News Should Be   Daily Headlines   By David Everitt-Carlson Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire: The Nomadic Life of an #OWS Occupier Sans Occupation Occupiers without a place to occupy. What do they do? Where do they go?   By Bob Burnett 2011: The Year Corporations Attacked Democracy For eighty years, Americans have feared robots, worrying they might one day rule the world. In 2011 we realized our real enemies ... Full Story

Weld County man sentenced to 14 years in federal

Weld County man sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine  DENVER – Victor Rangel, age 59, of La Salle, Colorado, was sentenced to serve 14 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney John Walsh and ATF Special Agent in Charge Marvin Richardson announced. The sentence was handed down by U. S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger on November 28, 2011. Following ... Full Story

Larimer County Deputy Attacked

Larimer County Deputy Attacked

Deputy Attacked, Former Inmate Helps Deputy Date: 12/16/2011 Christmas spirit was put to a test last night as a Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy was attacked after stopping to assist a motorist with a broken down vehicle.  Donovan James Boggs, DOB: 03/22/92, of Loveland was arrested for the assault. At approximately 7:00 p.m. last night (December 15, 2011) a Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy observed a blue Chevy pickup truck parked off the side of the road at Interstate 25 ... Full Story

Denver woman found guilty in mortgage fraud scam

  DENVER – After deliberating for less than 4 hours, a federal court jury found Vicki Dillard Crowe, aka Vicki R. Dillard, age 32, of Denver, guilty of mail and wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney John Walsh, FBI Special Agent in Charge James Yacone and U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Oscar Villanueva announced. Crowe pocketed close to $1,000,000 during the course of her fraudulent scheme. The jury trial, heard before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia ... Full Story

Banner Health kidney transplant center named best in

PHOENIX - Banner Health's kidney transplant center at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix has been rated the No. 1 kidney transplant center in the U.S., according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. All 246 kidney transplant centers in the U.S. were assessed in the study by using publicly reported data from the transplant centers and Medicare. Factors assessed included patient outcomes, experience and wait times. Phoenix-based Banner Health owns McKee ... Full Story

Deputies Graduate from Adams County POST Academy

  Date:                12/16/2011 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce the graduation of  Deputies Mark Hecker, Justin Calkins and Russell Downing  from the Adams County Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy. Deputy Mark Hecker is a 2011 graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology/Criminology.  He was a member of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post and later served as a Reserve Deputy.  ... Full Story

Obituary: John T. Hannaford

Obituary: John T. Hannaford

John T. Hannaford, of Berthoud passed away at his home on December 13, 2011. He was 62 years old. Born on May 7, 1949 in Greenwich, Connecticut to Harold and Delores Hannaford, he was raised in southern California in the greater Los Angeles area where he graduated high school. John moved to northern Colorado in the late 80’s and has resided in Berthoud. He is survived by two children: son Jesse Hannaford of Soap Lake, Washington; daughter Sarah Jane Hannaford of Portland, Oregon; sister ... Full Story

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