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Archive for February 13, 2012

Komen Foundation Promoting Pink Handguns

Komen Foundation Promoting Pink Handguns

      The cancer charity,  has teamed up with Discount Gun Sales to hawk pink handguns -- retailing at $429.99 -- with a portion of sales going to Komen's Seattle branch. The gun, the "P-22 Hope Edition" has a pink slide "in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The "Hope Edition" pistol is promoted as having "an exclusive DuraCoat Pink slide in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Utilizing the same reliable controls and firing mechanism that ... Full Story

Farm union unhappy with Tipton

Farm union unhappy with Tipton

  Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Ad Questions Tipton Vote Farmers and Ranchers Concerned About Oil Shale Impact on Water Supply DENVER – The nonprofit Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) today announced it will run advertisements in eight western Colorado newspapers over the coming days, expressing its continued concerns about water-intensive commercial oil shale development. RMFU represents farmers and ranchers in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. “Western farmers and ... Full Story

Sen Aguilar’s Guardian Bill Passes Unanimously

Senator Irene Aguilar’s 911 Good Samaritan Bill continued on its path through the Senate Monday, passing its second reading on the Senate floor with overwhelming bipartisan support.  The bill aims to save lives and improve public health by encouraging those in the presence of a drug overdose to put thoughts about a victim whose life may be in danger above fears of arrest or criminal prosecution for being in the presence of illegal drug use. “The bill sends a very strong message that ... Full Story

Agritourism Workshop

Agritourism Workshop

    Learn How to Diversify at Agritourism Workshop LAKEWOOD, Colo. – From visiting a farmers’ market or winery to spending a week working cattle on a ranch or taking a farm tour, agritourism activities are popping up across the state. To help farmers and ranchers learn more about agritourism, a workshop is scheduled for March 3, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Colo. “Agritourism is a growing segment of the agriculture industry in Colorado and across the nation,” ... Full Story

Congress: see how they voted

Congress: see how they voted

The Washington Post has created a link to look at the votes of both houses of congress, back as far as the 102nd Congress.       Congressional votes database               Explore the database House votes Senate votes

Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture

Conference Focuses on Food Safety & Agricultural Security LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The 21st annual Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, scheduled Feb. 23 in Denver, will focus on the critical challenges of food safety and agricultural security. The conference’s guest speakers will address a variety of topics related to the food system. Officials also will announce details about two new programs meant to help shape the future of agriculture in Colorado: The Colorado Agricultural ... Full Story

Shooting death in Loveland

Shooting death in Loveland

          Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 1300-block of Cherry Avenue in Loveland, in unincorporated Larimer County, at 9:44 p.m. last night after a female called 911 to report a shooting.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered a 51-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his upper torso. The male was immediately transported to the Medical Center of the Rockies where he was later pronounced dead. Larimer County Sheriff's ... Full Story

Five Spartan Wreslters Qualify For State

Berthoud Sending Five Wrestlers To Pepsi Center By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   After the 2010-11 season where the Berthoud High school wrestling team sent a whopping 12 wrestlers to the state tournament in Denver and brought home a pair of state champions, it was hard to imagine what the Spartans would do for an encore. The 2011-12 team, despite being younger and far less-experienced in the rigors of varsity wrestling, put together an impressive season. Long-time Berthoud ... Full Story

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