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Archive for February, 2012

Eagles Win Over Ontario

Eagles Win Over Ontario

LOVELAND, Colo. -The Colorado Eagles defeated the Ontario Reign, 5-4, in overtime, winning their second of three meetings this week.  Aaron Schneekloth, the league's leading scorer among defensemen, started the night being recognized for hitting 300 points in his Eagles career last week, and ended the game by playing hero with the overtime winner. Each team registered 10 shots in the first period, but the Reign controlled much of the play and took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission.  ... Full Story

Last-Second Heroics Propell Lady Spartans to Victory

Last-Second Heroics Propell Lady Spartans to Victory

Berthoud Girls Basketball Claim Third in Patriot League Districts By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   In the world of sports, the term “clutch” is reserved for those rare athletes who raise their game to highest levels in the most pressure-packed situations. This past week, Berthoud High guard Kendall Baker has been the epitome of a clutch player for the Lady Spartans basketball team. In the opening round of the Patriot League district tournament on Tuesday, Baker scored 12 of Berthoud’s ... Full Story

Eagles Falling, 8-9, to Ontario in Shootout

Eagles Falling, 8-9, to Ontario in Shootout

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Ontario Reign edged the Colorado Eagles, 9-8, in a shootout that was one of the wildest games ever played at the Budweiser Events Center -- on several levels.  A total of 28 penalties were called between the two teams, resulting in a special teams nightmare that saw 11 of the 16 regulation goals scored via special teams (10 on the power play).  Five of the goals were scored on 5-on-3 power plays, including four in the second period alone. Several Eagles records ... Full Story

Bicycle events in Larimer

  Larimer County, Colorado – Larimer County wants feedback on proposed changes to the Larimer County Special Event Permit regulations. Currently, Larimer County’s Special Events Permit Resolution limits ‘events’ on any one segment of county road to ‘2’ in any 30 day period.  The Resolution defines events on county roads as “a bicycle race or ride; foot race or walk; a motored vehicle event; a temporary road closure for purposes other than normal highway uses” and goes on ... Full Story

Government for Sale?

  Unless you have been living in Newt Gingrich’s moon colony, you have heard of SuperPacs spending tens of millions of dollars in the GOP presidential candidate race. The cause of this is the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Citizens United v the Federal Election Commission (FEC)  that corporations are people and money is speech. The effect is that corporations and billionaires are able to spend as much money as they want on adverting to assist the ... Full Story

Combating Big Dollar Politics

Combating Big Dollar Politics

  You are no doubt aware of big money in politics this year. PACS and SuperPACS are spending tens of millions of dollars in political campaigns. They are having an effect on election results. One of the causes of this year’s exponential increase in available money is the Supreme Court decision two years ago, Citizens United vs the Federal Election Commission (FEC), in which the court ruled that corporations were people and money was speech and any limit on spending would be violating ... Full Story

Nuggets on the Ropes

Nuggets on the Ropes

By Doug Ottewill I put a call into Robert Horry yesterday. Didn’t hear back. It’s cool, Bob. Catch ya next time. New phone? Probably didn’t recognize the number? No worries, my man. With San Antonio next up on the slate, I wanted to ask the former Spur one simple question: Why can’t the Denver Nuggets finish? Heading into last night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, I predicted that the depleted Nuggets would once again give it their all – just like they’ve been doing ... Full Story

Shooting Update

  Date:               2/21/2012 Wendy Vita Hart, DOB: 032055, has been identified as the shooter in a domestic incident that occurred at 1300 Cherry Avenue in Loveland, Colorado on February 12, 2012.  This incident resulted in the death of  her boyfriend Jeffery Buckley.  Ms. Hart called 911 at approximately 9:44 p.m. on February 12 to report the shooting. Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators are working to determine the circumstances of this domestic ... Full Story

Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food

      February 25, 2012 Local Berthoud Boy Scout Packs/Troops & Girl Scout Troops will be in your neighborhood to collect food for local families in need on Saturday February 25. Please fill a bag with any canned or non-perishable foods that you would like to contribute and leave it on your front porch before 8:30 a.m.  Saturday. Scouts will be by early Saturday morning to pick up donations and take them to the House of Neighborly Service for distribution for needy families ... Full Story

Coffman gets it wrong

Coffman gets it wrong

    Editorial Opinion Colorado congressman Mike Coffman, representative for the 6th Congressional District, released this statement about President Obamas remarks about rising gas prices. We invite Representative Coffman to try sticking to the facts. He is obviously ill informed about production in the United States and even more so about production in his own state. If we were Politifact, we would award Coffman a "pants on fire" for these comments even though a corrected release ... Full Story

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