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Wranglers Sweep Series at BEC

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers defeated the Colorado Eagles, 6-2, taking the third game in four nights this week at the Budweiser Events Center.  Steve Haddon took advantage of fortunate bounces in getting both of Colorado's goals, while five different Wranglers found the back of the net. The teams played an even first period that saw each register nine shots on goal, but the Wranglers were able to get one of theirs past Kyle Jones to take a 1-0 lead into the first intermission.  ... Full Story

Las Vegas Deals Eagles’ First Home Shutout in

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers blanked the Colorado Eagles, 5-0, handing them their first home shutout in the ECHL & just their second at home in team history.  Joe Fallon stopped 26 shots, netting his league-leading 22nd win in the process, as the 2nd-place Wranglers (27-13-4, 58 pts.) were too much for a depleted Eagles lineup (just 14 skaters) in the second game of this week's three-game set between the squads. The teams played an even first frame in terms of chances & ... Full Story

Las Vegas Clips Eagles in Final Minute of Overtime

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers edged the Colorado Eagles, 3-2, with a goal in the final minute of overtime.  Eric Lampe -- the ECHL's leading goal scorer -- notched both of the Wranglers' regulation goals as he continued his personal success against Colorado (21 points in seven games). Andrew Penner stonewalled the Wranglers in the first half of the opening period, moving from his right to left to stop Lampe on a back-door feed seven minutes in.  Then two minutes later, he thwarted ... Full Story

Obituary: Dennis Eugene Speicher

Obituary: Dennis Eugene Speicher

  Dennis Eugene Speicher, 71, of Gill, Colorado was born October 16, 1940 in Holyoke, Colorado to Gordon Leroy and Rosie Opal (Owens) Speicher. He died January 20, 2012 at Aspen House in Loveland. Dennis was a life long farmer who had a deep love of the land. He farmed in the Berthoud-Loveland area for over 45 years. In 2002, he retired from farming due to health issues, and he and his wife moved to Gill to enjoy their retirement. He had a long love for horses, which led him to enjoy many ... Full Story

Jewish Editor: Israel Should Consider Assassinating

Jewish Editor: Israel Should Consider Assassinating Obama

Newspaper Editor: Israel Should Consider Assassinating Obama   Andrew Adler, the owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, a weekly newspaper serving Atlanta's Jewish community, devoted his January 13, 2012 column to the thorny problem of the U.S. and Israel's diverging views on the threat posed by Iran. Basically Israel has three options, he wrote: Strike Hezbollah and Hamas, strike Iran, or "order a hit" on Barack Obama. Either way, problem solved! Here's how Adler laid ... Full Story

Nebraskans applaude Keystone decision

Nebraskans applaude Keystone decision

          Nebraska Rancher: Keystone Pipeline Decision Shows ‘Courage’ What do you think about the White House’s recent decision? It’s somewhat astounding to me. The turn of events… what has happened in the last few months. I would give the State Department credit. They came out to Nebraska and all the other states and held hearings. They must have listened to our concerns.The people of Nebraska came out in full force, filled the hearing rooms, expressed ... Full Story

Eagles Split Series, Ontario Reigns 4-2 in Victory

ONTARIO, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles fell, 2-4, to the Ontario Reign, splitting their weekend series at Citizens Business Bank Arena.  Ontario scored the game's first three goals before the game's mid-point, giving them all they would need as four different players in all put the puck past Colorado's Kyle Jones. The home team dominated the first portion of the opening period, out-shooting Colorado, 11-2, early on and striking first when Bill Bagron found the back of the net just 4:20 in -- ... Full Story

Ulanski Plays Hero Again in Back-and-Forth Game

  ONTARIO, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Ontario Reign, 6-4, in a back-and-forth affair to kick off a weekend set between the teams. Kevin Ulanski scored the game-winner and Chad Costello iced the contest with an empty-net tally as each player scored a pair of goals in the win. Ontario got the game's first goal on their first shot when Bill Bagron scored from atop the left circle on a shorthanded rush at 3:21. But just 27 seconds later, Costello (the league's leading scorer) ... Full Story

Brush Takes The Broom To Berthoud Basketball

Brush Takes The Broom To Berthoud Basketball

Boys and Girls Teams Lose to Beetdiggers By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud High boys basketball team had no trouble finding the rim in their Friday night game with the Brush Beetdiggers. Getting the ball through the net for points, however, was a different story. The Spartans lost 48-42 to their 3A Patriot League rivals thanks in large part to a dismal 14-for-58 shooting effort. The loss drops Berthoud to 6-5 on the season with a 2-2 mark in conference play. The Spartans were ... Full Story

Keystone XL Cops

Keystone XL Cops

The Keystone Cops comedy continues but this is no silent movie. Colorado congressman Mike Coffman claims to lead an effort to call on the president to reconsider his denial of the pipeline. Well, the pipeline does not cross his district so why should he be concerned about the problems this leaky pipe line will bring to those along it route. I will put his press release last to that you can parse his ideas after reading more about the pipeline We offer several articles for your information. Once ... Full Story

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