Archive for December, 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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
A friendly calico kitten turned up a 4th Street and Water Avenue today. The kitten is playful, friendly and gets along with the dogs. As much as the finder likes the kitten, she thinks somewhere, someone loves this little cat. Call 970-532-3267
Despite the chill that closed the Berthoud Community Library Monday December 19, participants enjoyed the Polar Express party that featured a reading of the Caldecott award winning book by Chris Van Allsburg. Santa made a special appearance and brought a unique kind of cheer to the event with a game of "Santa says".
Ashley and Zachery Gettman of Berthoud announce the birth of Avery Lynn Gettman, Avery was born at the Medical Center of the Rockies on November 22, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. The Grandparents are John and Christy Gettman of Berthoud and Larry and Sara Nuckols, also of Berthoud.
Attorney General announces guilty verdict for Colorado Springs man in tax-evasion case DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver jury has convicted Colorado Springs resident Douglas Bruce (DOB: 8/26/1949) of three felonies and one misdemeanor related to his failure to pay taxes on income he earned during the 2005, 2006 and 2007 tax years. According to the four-count indictment, filed in April 2011, Bruce attempted to evade his tax ... Full Story