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Deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

Deputy graduates from FBI National Academy

Captain John Manago Graduates from FBI National Academy Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is pleased to announce that Captain John Manago has graduated from the FBI's National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. The 251st session of the National Academy included participants from 49 states, the District of Columbia, 29 international countries, four military organizations and six federal civilian organizations. FBI Director Robert Mueller was the principal speaker at the graduation ... Full Story

The shootings continue

Three People Hospitalized After Shooting At Lone Star College By Henry Decker At least three people have been shot at Lone Star College’s North Harris campus, just outside Houston, Texas. According to Lone Star College’s Twitter account, the shooting occurred between two individuals around 12:31 CST. The “danger has been mitigated,” and the situation is “under control.” According to local television network KTRK, two victims suffered multiple gunshot wounds, and were taken ... Full Story

Premier Gymnasticas at the 2013 Pikes Peak Cup

  By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies participated in the 2013 Pikes Peak Cup at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs on January 18 and 19. Aerials Gymnastics hosted the event. Premier level 10 gymnast, Bailie Holst, was honored with an invitation to compete in the Premier Elite Session on Saturday night. The session included some of the best level 10 and Elite gymnasts from all over the country. Holst’s scores were as impressive as the invitation. Holst placed ... Full Story

Cat Spay, almost free

Cat Spay, almost free

  Cat Owners should “Beat the Heat” Before Spring with Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic’s Spay Promotion FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Jan. 21, 2013 – Warmer weather may still be months away, but Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic wants you to  “beat the heat” by spaying your cat in advance of her heat cycle and preventing unwanted litters from being born this spring. Animal shelters commonly refer to spring time as “kitten season” because ... Full Story

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

League of Women Voters Essay Contest

    League Honors Young Voter for February Youth Voter Month LARIMER COUNTY— February is Youth Voter Month and on Feb. 1, 2013, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County launches the annual ideas contest for high school students in Thompson and Poudre school districts. Any high school age student can enter by writing a simple thought or up to 300 words about "Why I Look Forward to Voting." Thoughts are not limited to either local, state or federal issues. For the ... Full Story

NRA lies about school guards

Thousands of people in the United States die from gunshots every year. They are all tragedies, but some more than others. The ready availability of guns, the increasing ease of concealed carry and laws that shield people from prosecution when they shoot someone, all contribute to this national shame. Perhaps it is just my opinion that the killing of 26 innocent people at an elementary school is shameful, the NRA does not seem agree with me. When people carry or have access to guns, they are ... Full Story

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

  Boulder officers arrested, accused of plotting 'trophy' kill of Mapleton elk Internal probe continues, could lead to termination             In Defense of Animals released this announcement this afternoon (January 18, 3013)       In Defense Of Animals Applauds Boulder District Attorney For Charging Elk Killers IDA also offers $1,500 for a permanent memorial for slain elk Boulder, Colo. (January ... Full Story

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Yes, We Can Have Sane Gun Control Without Trampling Gun Owners' Rights   The NRA is a problem for sane gun enthusiasts. By Joshua Holland, AtlerNet, December 14, 2012  | Editor's note: a version of this piece originally ran after the Minnesota Sikh Temple shootings in August. The United States is not the only country to experience the horrors of mass shootings. We are, however, the only society in which a serious discussion of tighter gun controls doesn't follow incidents ... Full Story

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

  Notable (and Hilarious) Examples of the Christian Right's Failed Prophecies   The people who claim to be the conduits of God's will are scam artists. By Adam Lee, AlterNet, January 21, 2013  | The Christian right in America, like all organized religions, claims to have a correct and exclusive understanding of God's will. To hear them tell it, the almighty creator of the universe has strong opinions about corporate tax rates, firearm ownership and what consenting ... Full Story

The History of the NRA/ALEC Gun Agenda

The History of the NRA/ALEC Gun Agenda

by Lisa Graves — December 15, 2012 - 12:32pm "We've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years," President Obama said in response to horrifying shooting massacre of 20 little children and six of their educators in Connecticut. "Whether it is an elementary school in Newtown, or a shopping mall in Oregon, or a temple in Wisconsin, or a movie theater in Aurora, or a street corner in Chicago, these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our children. And ... Full Story

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