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Archive for December, 2011

Tipton Votes to Put Americans to Work

Press Release  Bill to create jobs, cut taxes and spending, and extend unemployment benefits passes House with bipartisan vote Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) joined his House colleagues in passing the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 (H.R. 3630).  Tipton issued this statement following the bipartisan passage: “Today we voted in the House to pass a common sense jobs bill that would put thousands of middle class Americans to work immediately ... Full Story

Daris Howard: Life’s Outtakes

My Little Christmas Angel By Daris Howard   My wife, Donna, says I have a real ability to see the humor in almost anything. I think that is because I have learned that I much prefer laughing to crying. If I couldn’t laugh at life, I’m afraid I would become very pessimistic, something I don’t want to be. However, even with my desire to look at life optimistically, there still are times when even the most optimistic person will struggle to view something in a positive ... Full Story

Voyager about to leave solar system

As Voyager 1 nears edge of solar system, CU scientists look back In 1977, Jimmy Carter was sworn in as president, Elvis died, Virginia park ranger Roy Sullivan was hit by lightning a record seventh time and two NASA space probes destined to turn planetary science on its head launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The identical spacecraft, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were launched in the summer and programmed to pass by Jupiter and Saturn on different paths. Voyager 2 went on to visit Uranus and ... Full Story

fracking disclosure rules

Gov. Hickenlooper hails fracking disclosure rules as national model DENVER ­— Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today applauded the collaborative efforts of the oil and gas industry, many environmental groups and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in approving new hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure rules. The new rules, endorsed by industry and environmental groups and approved by the nine-member  Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), ... Full Story

On This Day: December 13, 1776

On This Day: December 13, 1776

General Charles Lee leaves his troops for Widow White's tavern On this day in 1776, American General Charles Lee leaves his army, riding in search of female sociability at Widow White's Tavern in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. General George Washington had repeatedly urged General Lee to expedite his movements across New Jersey in order to reinforce Washington's position on the Delaware River. Lee, who took a commission in the British army upon finishing military school at age 12 ... Full Story

OpEd News: December 13, 2011

  Bold and Daring: The Way Progressive News Should Be To view the web version please click here  December is, for non-profits, the most important month. Can you help Opednews.com to get off to a good start next year with a generous donation? They depend upon your support. If you wish to donate to their cause, click here. The Recorder has made a donation because we believe it is important to preserve the voice of a free press not beholden to corporate interests. While the ... Full Story

Confounding Denver Broncos Continue Winning Ways

Confounding Denver Broncos Continue Winning Ways

  Football Nation By Dan Karpiel   Confounding Denver Broncos Continue Winning Ways Once again in astounding, have-to-see-it-to-believe-it fashion, the Denver Broncos emerged victorious in another overtime affair on Sunday afternoon in the Mile High City.  READ MORE            

Commissioner Donnelly December public meetings

Commissioner Donnelly December public meetings

  In addition to his monthly public meetings in Estes Park and Berthoud, Commissioner Tom Donnelly adds a third, in Loveland, on the second Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Schmidt's Bakery & Delicatessen, 808 14th Street SW, Loveland. His special guest for the inaugural Loveland meeting is Larimer County Budget Director Bob Keister. Here is the December line-up for Berthoud and Estes Park Estes Park: Wednesday, December 21, 9:00 AM @ Estes Park Senior Center, 220 4th ... Full Story

Help for Pregnant Women to Prevent Foodborne Illness

  Materials Developed by Colorado State, Ohio State, Aim to Help Pregnant Women Prevent Foodborne Illness FORT COLLINS - Pregnant women can learn how to protect themselves and their babies from the risks of foodborne illness -- such as the recent melon-related listeria outbreak -- thanks to a joint effort between Ohio State University and Colorado State University. The educational program, “Healthy Baby, Healthy Me,” is available in both English and Spanish for free ... Full Story

Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Winners

Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today announced the 2011 Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Awards. These awards, began in 1995, are given each year to honor the environmental efforts of county residents, businesses and organizations.  To date 58 awards have been presented to programs, people and organizations since the program began 17 years ago.  Today five more recipients are added.  Winning programs are innovative and proactive, and show ... Full Story

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