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Archive for January, 2013

Will the real NRA please stand up

Will the real NRA please stand up

  The Suprising Unknown History of the NRA For most of its history, the NRA supported gun control laws and did not see government as the enemy. By Steven Rosenfeld January 13, 2013  | For nearly a century after, its founding in 1871, the National Rifle Association was among America’s foremost pro-gun control organizations. It was not until 1977 when the NRA that Americans know today emerged, after libertarians who equated owning a gun with the epitome of freedom ... Full Story

Fort Collins man sentenced to 16 years

Fort Collins man sentenced to 16 years

  Fort Collins Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison Following DUI Conviction Greeley, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, Ronnie Wayne McDonald (DOB 9/6/83) was sentenced to 16 years in the Department of Corrections for a May 2012 DUI crash that left a 26- year-old woman with serious injuries following a head-on collision. According to police and court records, McDonald, of Fort Collins, was driving his Chevrolet Tahoe on May 11, 2012 when he collided with a Hyundai ... Full Story

Weld DA drops charges against Broderick

Weld DA drops charges against Broderick

    Citing Colorado Supreme Court Decision, Weld DA Dismisses Case against James Broderick   GREELEY, Colo. – Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck filed a motion today to dismiss all of the pending criminal charges against Fort Collins Police Lt. James Broderick (DOB 3/1/57). The decision to dismiss the pending seven counts of perjury, all class-four felonies, comes after the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal made by the Weld County ... Full Story

Abortion is moral

Abortion is moral

  9 Ways to Beat the Patriarchal Christian Right   By Valerie Tarico Abortion is a moral, sacred choice, but the religious right has twisted the truth in an effort to maintain their patriarchal power. Here's how to win the conversation back. January 4, 2013  | Most Americans think of childbearing as a deeply personal or even sacred decision. So do most reproductive rights advocates. That is why we don’t think anybody’s boss or any institution should have a ... Full Story

NRA leader frustrated

NRA leader frustrated

    Frustrated Wayne LaPierre Thought Murder Of 20 Children By Crazed Gunman Would Have Blown Over By Now   FAIRFAX, VA—More than three weeks after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, annoyed NRA president Wayne LaPierre told reporters Monday that while he understands the seriousness of the tragedy, he had only assumed the senseless murder of 20 first-graders and six educators by a mentally unstable gunman would have blown over by ... Full Story

Panhandling in Larimer County, new rules

Panhandling in Larimer County, new rules

  Panhandling Ordinance Enforcement Larimer County's new panhandling ordinance went into effect this week but Sheriff Justin Smith began implementing a three-step plan last month to phase in the enforcement of the ordinance. The first phase of the plan, which started last month upon publication of the ordinance, had deputies handing out educational flyers and talking with affected individuals explaining the ordinance. "We want to make sure that everyone has a chance to ... Full Story

Pets and Poision

Pets and Poision

  Rat and Mouse Poison Ingestion By Dana Dietrich, DVM Emergency Veterinarian, Internal Medicine Specialist   Rat and mouse poison is not only poisonous to rodents but also to our family pets. There are several types of rat poison that can cause different types of clinical signs. The most commonly used rat poison causes bleeding. When you discover your pet has eaten the poison or even if you just suspect it, you should take them to a veterinarian immediately. If ... Full Story

January Star-Night at the LTO

January Star-Night at the LTO

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory Friday, January 18, 2013 - 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School Park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org The guest speaker is Bryan White, known from past years for his great 3-D comet slide show as well as an out of this world Aurora Borealis show. Bryan White will be selecting Aurora pictures from 2002, 2004, and 2006. He thought it would be interesting for people to see ... Full Story

Reichenberg graduates from basic training

Reichenberg graduates from basic training

  Air Force Reserve Airman William W. Reichenberg graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air ... Full Story

South Dakota Men Arrested In Larimer County for

South Dakota Men Arrested In Larimer County for Marijuana Possession

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Shane Wagner, DOB: 03/26/1985 of Bellfourche, South Dakota and Jeremy Christopherson, DOB:  01/23/1987, of Spearfish, South Dakota for possession of 28.75 ounces of marijuana. The two men were arrested after deputies stopped them for speeding more than 110 miles per hour on I-25 north of Fort Collins at approximately 1:22 this morning. A nine-millimeter Springfield handgun stolen out of Spearfish, South Dakota was also recovered ... Full Story

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