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Archive for April, 2012

Berthoud Community Library promotes early reading

Berthoud Community Library District promotes early reading through One Book 4 Colorado  Berthoud – Wednesday April 18 –Berthoud Community Library District is promoting early reading by providing a free new book to every four-year-old in Berthoud as part of the statewide One Book 4 Colorado. One Book 4 Colorado is a statewide initiative aiming to support family reading at home and instill a love of learning in Colorado youngsters. “One Book 4 Colorado puts books in the hands of ... Full Story

Homophobia masks homosexual feelings

  Study: Homophobia Masks Gay Feelings by Steve Williams A new study indicates that those who are homophobic may secretly harbor self-hatred over their own same-sex desires. Reports Science Daily: “Individuals who identify as straight but in psychological tests show a strong attraction to the same sex may be threatened by gays and lesbians because homosexuals remind them of similar tendencies within themselves,” explains Netta Weinstein, a lecturer at the University of Essex ... Full Story

Solar Energy Spill

Solar Energy Spill

Two dogs die in Greeley fire

 Greeley Fire Department Responds to Residential Structure Fire Over 20 personnel, 4 engines, a ladder and a rescue unit responded to a residential structure fire at 914 15th Street in Greeley today.  The call came in at 11:39 a.m. The residents were not at home; however, two dogs were pulled from the building and life saving measures attempted.  Unfortunately, neither dog survived the fire. The home sustained significant fire damage as well as smoke damage throughout.  No dollar ... Full Story

Sheriff Seeks Information on Armed Robbery

Sheriff Seeks Information on Armed Robbery

      Date:  April 10, 2012 Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators are seeking information about an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday, April 5 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to an Auto Warehouse service facility at 328 South Link Lane in Fort Collins on Friday (040612) to receive a report of an armed robbery which allegedly had occurred the day before (040512). The 29-year-old male victim told ... Full Story

Vestibular Disease in Dogs

Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    By Dr. Danielle Huval Emergency Veterinarian An older dog with a sudden head tilt, lack of coordination (ataxia), and eyes that are moving rapidly from side to side or rotationally (nystagmus) may have vestibular disease. Vestibular disease occurs when the vestibular apparatus, a region in the ear that helps the body balance and orient to the environment, is not functioning correctly. This can be caused by a middle ear infection, a brain lesion, or is unknown ... Full Story

Obituary: Maurice “Red” Haworth

Obituary: Maurice “Red” Haworth

                      Maurice “Red” Haworth                     Sept 20, 1928 – April 3, 2012 Maurice “Red” Haworth, a lifelong resident of the Berthoud area, died peacefully in the comfort of his home, at the age of 83 on April 3, 2012. His pioneer farm west of Berthoud has been in the Haworth family since 1901. Maurice was born Sept 20, 1928 to Everett and Ina Haworth. He was active in farming all his life. He also worked various ... Full Story

Walker repeals equal pay for Wisconsin women

  Wisconsin Equal Pay Law Repealed Because “Money Is More Important For Men” by Robin Marty April 7, As Jessica Pieklo reported yesterday, the Governor of Wisconsin, with little notice or discuss, repealed the state’s Equal Pay law.  For Scott Walker, it was no doubt the most logical step in his ongoing war on women and the working class, as the Equal Pay Law protected not just women but any protected class. But for the Republican who was most enthusiastic about rescinding ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30 – 11:00 PM  Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The  speaker for the evening will be Monte Henderson, a senior program manager at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder, CO. His talk will feature the Deep Impact Mission to Comet Tempel1. On July 4th, 2005, NASA’s Deep Impact program completed a ... Full Story

American Legislative Exchange Council explained

          ALEC Exposed: The Koch Connection By Lisa Graves This article is part of a Nation series exposing the American Legislative Exchange Council, in collaboration with the Center For Media and Democracy. John Nichols introduces the series. Hundreds of ALEC’s model bills and resolutions bear traces of Koch DNA: raw ideas that were once at the fringes but that have been carved into “mainstream” policy through the wealth and will of ... Full Story

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