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Mitt Romney, casino capitalist

Mitt Romney, casino capitalist

          Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age By Robert B. Reich The election of 2012 raises two perplexing questions. The first is how the GOP could put up someone for president who so brazenly epitomizes the excesses of casino capitalism that have nearly destroyed the economy and overwhelmed our democracy. The second is why the Democrats have failed to point this out. The White House has criticized Mitt Romney for his years at the helm of Bain Capital, pointing to a ... Full Story

Life’s Outtakes: Sisterly Love

Life’s Outtakes: Sisterly Love

by Daris Howard               Trissa stomped into our bedroom. “Make her leave Toby alone!”             Toby was Trissa’s special Teddy bear. He was a perfect size and very soft. But most importantly, he only had one eye. Trissa had endured many eye surgeries when she was only four years old, and was very attached to her one-eyed bear.             I pulled Trissa up close to me. “Who would be bothering Toby?” I asked. “Everybody knows he is your ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for July 2012 Monday, July 2 BFPD responded to a commercial fire alarm at Berthoud Living Center. There were no signs of fire.  The detector had activated from excessive air freshener being used close to the alarm.  The alarm was reset and the crew returned to base. BFPD responded to aide Loveland Fire with a medical call for a truck driver found deceased in his truck. BFPD responded to a reported motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at ... Full Story

Remember When?

Remember When?

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Red Feather Lakes shooting

Red Feather Lakes shooting

  Shagwa Lake Shooting Date:               7/25/2012 Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 200-block of Shagwa Drive in Red Feather Lakes at 12:45 this afternoon on the report of a shooting. It was reported that a physical confrontation between two adult males had escalated to the point where one man fired a single shot from a handgun striking the other man in the torso.  A 55-year-old Red Feather Lakes man was transported by air to a local hospital ... Full Story

Obituary: Carolina Sell

Obituary: Carolina Sell

  Carolina Sell, 92, of Loveland, CO, died on July 21, 2012 at Good Samaritan Health Care Center in Loveland. She was born on December 4, 1919 in Windsor, Colorado, to Jacob and Mary (Kindsfather) Hill. In her early years, Carolina worked as a nanny for the owners of Denver Botanical Gardens. She married David Sell on March 16, 1941 in Loveland. He preceded her in death on October 7, 1992. Carolina worked as a cook at the Wayside Inn in Berthoud for 25 years, retiring in the early ... Full Story

Office Supply Scam

Office Supply Scam

  A local Larimer County business recently reported to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office they were being threatened with legal action from Imaging Supply Center, Inc. (ISC) out of Villa Park, California, for failure to pay for copy machine toner sent to them in 2010. Upon investigation, it was determined that ICS has had several complaints from around the country for sending unordered toner supplies to businesses and then billing them at prices three times the normal retail price for ... Full Story

Living under the gun: Bill Moyers

Living under the gun: Bill Moyers

            Living Under the Gun
 At least 12 are dead in Aurora, Colorado, gunned down by a mad man at a showing of the new Batman movie filled with make-believe violence. One of the guns the shooter used was an AK-47 type, assault weapon that was banned in 1994. The National Rifle Association saw to it that the ban expired in 2004. The NRA is the best friend a killer's instinct ever had. See Video   More ... Full Story

13-year-old dies in agricultural accident

13-year-old dies in agricultural accident

      Agricultural Accident Results in Death of 13-year-old Girl Date:  07/20/2012   Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to assist Emergency Medical Services last night at 8:18 p.m. on the report of an agricultural accident involving a 13-year-old girl in the area of Ted's Place on Highway 287.  Initial reports were that the 13-year-old had possibly been electrocuted by an irrigations system on the property.  Medical staff from Poudre Valley Hospital and ... Full Story

Moyers, no speech for the poor

Moyers, no speech for the poor

          Bill Moyers Essay: The Cowardly Lions of ‘Free Speech’ July 6, 2012 Bill opens this week’s show by explaining how last week’s Supreme Court decision not to reconsider Citizens United exposes the hoax that Citizens United was ever about “free” speech. In reality, Bill says, it’s about carpet bombing elections “with all the tonnage your rich paymasters want to buy.” See It Here

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