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Obituary: Fred Anderson

Obituary: Fred Anderson

            Renowned retired senator, Loveland native Fred Anderson dies Thursday By Pamela Dickman Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Posted: 12/23/2011 10:44:38 AM MST Renowned state senator, water law expert and Loveland native Fred Anderson died of a heart attack at McKee Medical Center on Thursday afternoon.The 83-year-old had just finished shoveling a path from the house to the curb when he began to feel ill and suffered from a heart attack as paramedics were on ... Full Story

On This Day, December 25, 1776

On This Day, December 25, 1776

Washington crosses the Delaware During the American Revolution, Patriot General George Washington crosses the Delaware River with 5,400 troops, hoping to surprise a Hessian force celebrating Christmas at their winter quarters in Trenton, New Jersey. The unconventional attack came after several months of substantial defeats for Washington's army that had resulted in the loss of New York City and other strategic points in the region. At about 11 p.m. on Christmas, Washington's army commenced its ... Full Story

Eagles in 6-0 win over Utah

Eagles in 6-0 win over Utah

  Eagles Give Fans Early Present With 6-0 Win Over Utah    LOVELAND, Colo. - The Eagles continued their winning ways with a 6-0 victory over the Utah Grizzlies, claiming at least a point in their 11th game in a row with their seventh consecutive win. Kyle Jones stopped 22 shots to post his second shutout of the season as Colorado climbed closer to the top of the ECHL standings with a record of 18-8-3 (39 points).   Colorado out-shot Utah 20-8 on the way to building a 3-0 lead ... Full Story

Shorts Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Shorts Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Bryan and Heidi Short of Berthoud will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 31. Heidi Horton was united in marriage to Bryan Short on Dec. 31, 1981 in Longmont By Judge Lucero. They have lived in Berthoud since 1991. Bryan is employed as a software engineer. Heidi is a computer technician and student at CU in Boulder.

One Step At A Time Counseling Service Receives 2011

  U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement NEW YORK, NY, December 14, 2011 -- One Step At A Time Counseling Service has been selected for the 2011 Best of Johnstown Award in the Divorce Counseling & Mediation category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing ... Full Story

Colorado Wins ‘Race to the Top’ Education

Press Release Today, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet welcomed news that Colorado received almost $18 million through the "Race to the Top" program to promote education reforms aimed at improving student achievement in grades K-12. "Colorado continues to lead by example, and I'm glad the administration has finally recognized the efforts of statewide collaboration to improve progress in the classroom," Udall said.  "I'm proud of our commitment to our kids, and making progress in ... Full Story

On This Day, December 23, 1982

On This Day, December 23, 1982

Road contamination prompts evacuation of Times Beach On this day in 1982, the Missouri Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) inform residents of Times Beach, Missouri that their town was contaminated when the chemical dioxin was sprayed on its unpaved roads, and that the town will have to be evacuated and demolished. By February, the federal and state governments had spent $36 million to buy every house in town except one (its owners, lifelong residents of ... Full Story

On This Day, December 22, 1775

On This Day, December 22, 1775

Continental Congress creates a Continental Navy On Friday, December 22, 1775, the Continental Congress creates a Continental Navy, naming Esek Hopkins, Esq., as commander in chief of the fleet. Congress also named four captains to the new service: Dudley Saltonstall, Abraham Whipple, Nicholas Biddle and John Burrows Hopkins. Their respective vessels, the Alfred, Columbus, Andrew Doria and Cabot, became the first ships of the Navy's fleet. Five first lieutenants, including future American ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics, Level 4 at state meet

Premier Gymnastics, Level 4 at state meet

Level 4 Centennial (Large Team) State Meet By Julie Graham Premier Gymnastics of Loveland finished up their Compulsory Season, hosting the Level 4 Centennial (Large Team) State Meet this past weekend (12/17/11-12/18/11) at Loveland High School. Premier’s Team Placed 5th in the All-Around Team Competition. In the Junior B Division, Session 4; Madison Blair was the All-Around Champion with a Score of 39.050. Top 5 Event Finishers: In the Child Division, Session 2; Abby Budd Placed 2nd on ... Full Story

Eagles Move into 2nd Place

  Eagles Move into 2nd Place With Another Road Win       BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Bakersfield Condors, 3-2, moving into 2nd place in the Western Conference as they picked up a point in their 10th straight game. Andrew Penner stopped 34 of 36 shots on his 29th birthday and helped the Eagles become the first team in the league with double-digit road wins (10-3-2).   The Condors got off to a quick start, scoring just 32 seconds into the game ... Full Story

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