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Archive for February 11, 2012

One Town’s War on Gay Teens

One Town’s War on Gay Teens

          One Town's War on Gay Teens In Michele Bachmann's home district, evangelicals have created an extreme anti-gay climate. After a rash of suicides, the kids are fighting back. By Sabrina Rubin Erdely Every morning, Brittany Geldert stepped off the bus and bolted through the double doors of Fred Moore Middle School, her nerves already on high alert, bracing for the inevitable. "Dyke." Pretending not to hear, Brittany would walk ... Full Story

Jeremy Roush cooking it up at Amherst

Local celebrity Chef Jeremy Roush has a cooking video in the "Mass Appeal." Jeremy is the former operator of the Berthoud Wayside Inn and is now the Executive Chef at Amherst College. Thanks to Jeremy's father Dave for sending this link to  the video from a local TV broadcast. The video window is in the upper left and starts with some delicious looking cookies. A short advertisement follows and our friend Jeremy takes center ... Full Story

Hidden Hazards in Your Home

Hidden Hazards in Your Home Can Cause Injury or Death! Button Batteries What is the size of a coin and can cause severe injury or death? A button (disc) battery! Why are they so dangerous? If swallowed, a disc battery can get stuck in a childís throat and burn through the esophagus within two hours. What are the symptoms? Coughing, drooling, pain and refusing to eat. At first you may not see any signs while serious damage is happening inside! Where are button batteries found? Singing ... Full Story

Winter Storm Fire Safety

Safety tips from the Berthoud Fire Protection District A wide range of natural disasters occurs within the United States every year. Natural disasters can have a devastating effect on you and your home. The U.S. Fire Administration encourages you to use the following safety tips to help protect yourself, your family and your home from the potential threat of fire during or after a winter storm. You can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a fire casualty by being able to identify ... Full Story

Colorado Sunflower Referendum

Colorado Sunflower Referendum

      Colorado sunflower growers will have an opportunity to vote on an amendment to the Colorado Sunflower Marketing Order. The referendum will allow Colorado sunflower growers to vote on a sunflower assessment increase. Currently the sunflower assessment is set by statute at 3 cents per hundredweight. The proposed new rate will be up to 6 cents per hundredweight. The increase will be invested in high priority sunflower research projects that will discover yield ... Full Story

Eagles over Thunder

Eagles over Thunder

Eagles Top ECHL's Hottest Team With 5-2 Win Over Thunder LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles stretched their winning streak to three games with a 5-2 victory over the Stockton Thunder, who had entered the game as the ECHL's hottest team, featuring an 8-1-1 record in their past 10 contests.  Steve Haddon and Joey Sides each had a pair of goals in the victory, while Kyle Jones picked up his 20th win of the season. Colorado took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission after out-shooting ... Full Story

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