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Archive for December, 2011

Whatever happened to cute?


By Rev. James L. Snyder The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage had commandeered the Christmas decorating operation for yet another year. I am not quite sure how she remembers when to start all of this, because the thought had not yet entered my mind. Here it is Christmas and I am about as prepared for Christmas this year as I was last year. One of the great things about my wife is that she keeps all of these holidays in order and on time. I am still reeling from my Thanksgiving Day turkey ... Full Story

Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn

Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn

  Berthoud police took Harmon into custody and recovered the stolen vehicle (photo) as reported in the April 26 Recorder "Police Beat."       Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn Tried To Fake Own Death BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4)- A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a man from Berthoud for child pornography. Investigators claim he tried to fake his own death after learning he was under investigation. The investigation into Rayburn Harmon included Berthoud, ... Full Story

Broncos at Vikings Preview

Broncos at Vikings Preview

  This week, the Broncos travel to Minnesota for their third game against an NFC North opponent. Denver has won its last four road games, including wins against each of their AFC West opponents. The Broncos will look for another strong performance from its defense, which has allowed just 15 points per game during the team's four-game winning streak. While Minnesota has struggled this year, the Broncos know not to take the 2-9 Vikings lightly. "They're a good team; they've ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A fantastic jumble of young blue star clusters, gigantic glowing gas clouds, and imposing dark dust lanes surrounds the central region of the active galaxy Centaurus A. This image from the Hubble Space Telescope has been processed to present a natural color picture of this cosmic maelstrom. Infrared images from the Hubble have also shown that hidden at the center of this activity are what seem to be disks of matter spiraling into a black hole with a billion times the mass of the ... Full Story

On This Day, November 3, 1984

On This Day, November 3, 1984

The Bhopal-Union Carbide disaster In the early morning hours, one of the worst industrial disasters in history begins when a pesticide plant located in the densely populated region of Bhopal in central India leaks a highly toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate into the air. Of the estimated one million people living in Bhopal at the time, 2,000 were killed immediately, at least 600,000 were injured, and at least 6,000 have died since. Bhopal was a city in India's Madhya Pradesh region between ... Full Story

Grizzlies Get Goal in Last Minute to Claim Win Over

  WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - The Utah Grizzlies scored twice in the final five minutes to take a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Eagles in the first of three meetings in as many nights between the teams. They'll face-off Saturday & Sunday night in Colorado. The Eagles and Grizzlies played a fairly even first period, with each team registering nine shots. But Utah's first shot on net marked the difference as Mitch Fadden's spinning effort from the slot beat Andrew Penner at ... Full Story

Poinsettia Sale Caps Semester of Greenhouse Learning

Poinsettia Sale Caps Semester of Greenhouse Learning FORT COLLINS - For four months, students in Colorado State University’s fall floriculture practicum have nursed hundreds of poinsettias from tiny rooted cuttings into vivid holiday plants. And after a semester of watchful greenhouse gardening, the horticulture students see their poinsettias as more than simple potted plants. The students view their poinsettias as the living embodiment of seasonal celebration. “It’s really ... Full Story

Christmas tree, buy or cut

Christmas tree, buy or cut

  It is time to put up the tree for Christmas. In Colorado we are fortunate to have options for obtaining a tree. If you want to buy a tree you can help out the Berthoud Wrestling team by buying one of their trees. The boys and boosters are set up at the Kwik Korner and will be their until sold out. they are hoping that happens quickly as the weather is getting cold. Here is a message from the team. 
Happy Holidays and Thank You for supporting us! For those with a spirit of ... Full Story

Corporate profits surge as workers’ income lags

Corporate profits surge as workers’ income lags

            Corporate profits surge as workers' income lags (And it does not create jobs) Posted: 11/27/2011 01:00:00 AM MST By Floyd Norris New York Times In the eight decades before the recent recession, there was never a period when as much as 9 percent of U.S. gross domestic product went to companies in the form of after-tax profits. Now the figure is over 10 percent. During the same period, there never was a quarter when wage and ... Full Story

GOP wants to kill Smokey the Bear

GOP wants to kill Smokey the Bear

        Smokey Bear up in smoke? House GOP takes aim By Emily Heil Is nothing sacred? We get that House Republicans are dead serious in their efforts to trim federal spending and cut the national debt, but we had no idea how far they were willing to go...until now. They may be proposing giving the axe to none other than the beloved icons Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl. Yes, that’s Smokey of “only you can prevent forest fires” fame and Woodsy, ... Full Story

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