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Archive for January, 2013

Some treats may endanger your pet

Some treats may endanger your pet

    Why It’s a Bad Idea to Feed Your Pet Chicken Jerky Treats   By Alicia Graef While a number of companies are pulling their pet treats from store shelves following the discovery of illegal drug residues, the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) announced that it is soliciting veterinarians to submit any information they have on cases related to those notorious toxic chicken jerky treats from China. The problems with these treats have been going on for a ... Full Story

Corn Cobs Are Not For Dogs

Corn Cobs Are Not For Dogs

  Tales from the Pet Clinic with Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM A sick young dog Early last week, Steel, a healthy, well cared for young Labrador, was rushed to The AMC in the wee hours of the morning for intractable vomiting.  The poor dog looked miserable with vomit on his face and paws. The emergency doctors determined he was dehydrated and started intravenous fluids along with mediations to help control nausea. They also performed a critical test when they took an abdominal ... Full Story

Girl Scout cookies are here

Girl Scout cookies are here

  The 2013 Cookie Program in Colorado runs from January 27 - March 3, 2013. This year they will be selling the six most popular Girl Scout Cookie varieties, including Do-si-Dos, Samoas, Savannah Smiles, Tagalongs, Thin Mints and Trefoils. Support Girl Scouts Heroes You can still support Girl Scout Cookie time even if cookies aren't your thing. Girl Scouts adopt Hometown Heroes each year during the Cookie Program, such as non-profit organizations, food banks, military and ... Full Story

Losing my religion for equality

Losing my religion for equality

              Jimmy Carter   Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God.   I HAVE been a practicing Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, as religious beliefs are to hundreds of millions of people around the world. So my decision to sever my ties with the ... Full Story

First appearance for kidnapping suspect

First appearance for kidnapping suspect

Suspect In Alleged Johnstown Child Abduction Has First Appearance In Weld County District Court GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, David Calderon (DOB 3/7/74) made his first court appearance in connection with the alleged abduction of a teenage girl in Johnstown. District Court Judge Thomas Quammen advised Mr. Calderon of his rights and set his bond at $200,000. If Mr. Calderon does not post bond, the District Attorney has until Jan. 29 to decide whether to ... Full Story

Obituary: Brent Andrew Lind

Obituary: Brent Andrew Lind

  Brent Andrew Lind, 54, of Berthoud, died on January 22, 2013 in Berthoud. He was born on May 29, 1958 in Boise, Idaho, to Wyland Herman and Alice Marie (Bradshaw) Lind. He served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints for the Milan, Italy mission for 2 years. Brent graduated from Capital H.S. in Boise, Idaho. He received his Associates Degree from Ricks College and his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Certified Public Accounting from Brigham Young ... Full Story

Newtown Truthers, NRA Dupes

Newtown Truthers, NRA Dupes

  Newtown Truthers Follow The NRA’s Playbook  By Gene Lyons Conceived in a dream of reason, what the Internet too often reveals is mass credulousness and fathomless irrationality. According to Salon’s Alex Seitz-Wald, a video depicting the Newtown, CT elementary school massacre as a government-sponsored hoax has drawn 8.5 million views on YouTube. No doubt many viewers were drawn by idle curiosity or sheer incredulity. What would “evidence” for so transparently ... Full Story

Fascism in America

Fascism in America

  Dear Whole Foods CEO, This Is What a Fascist Looks Like By Thom Hartman, Sam Sacs  John Mackey of Whole Foods had a major media gaffe, but it’s about time someone injected the word fascism back into our political debate. Whole Foods CEO, John Mackey, doesn’t know what a fascist is. Speaking with NPR this week, multimillionaire Mackey tried to express how much he hates Obamacare. Back in 2009, he hated Obamacare so much that he called it “socialism.” But ... Full Story

Larimer Sheriff patrol cars to be more visible

Larimer Sheriff patrol cars to be more visible

Safety Upgrades to Patrol Fleet  The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has approved a safety upgrade to its patrol car fleet in the form of blue and yellow reflective striping on the rear of new vehicles. The markings dramatically improve visibility of the vehicles and improve safety for the public as well as for deputies. Last year, Sheriff Justin Smith took notice of the high visibility red and yellow reflective markings that Poudre Fire Authority added to their fleet of vehicles to ... Full Story

Obituary: Mary Wall

Obituary: Mary Wall

Mary Evelyn Wall of Loveland Colorado and longtime resident of Berthoud, passed away in her home on January 19, 2013. Mary was born in Harlan, Iowa, the daughter of Melvin and Ethel Groves. She graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. She worked as a public health nurse early in her career and later in nursing homes. Mary enjoyed her Bridge clubs, her P.E.O. sisters and her time volunteering at the Berthoud Public Library. She is survived by ... Full Story

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