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Archive for March, 2013

More child killing in Afghanistan

More child killing in Afghanistan

Editors note: This is not an isolated incident. This happens frequently. This is not the way to make friends. Our military intervention has been a failure. Thousands of innocents have been killed along with many of our own young people. The cost in lives and money has been enormous. Now some neocon senators want us to attack Iran. More of the same. Insanity at its peak. We need to get our troops out of Afghanistan. The action there has made our country less safe, not more safe. Would you ... Full Story

New pictorial histories of Loveland and Mead

New pictorial histories of Loveland and Mead

    Images of America series hits the bull’s-eye By Claudia Young Arcadia Publishing bills the books in this series as “pictorial history” but that doesn’t begin to describe the very real historical service they provide to the communities that find themselves to be the fortunate subjects of this series. Two books published by Arcadia in the “Images of America” series recently came to our attention: “Loveland” and “Highlandlake and Mead.” What ... Full Story

Larimer County Sheriff seizes horses

Larimer County Sheriff seizes horses

    Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies and Posse members along with agents from the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Protection seized 20 horses on March 7, from a property in the 500-block of Raspberry Lane in Livermore, Colorado, just south of the Wyoming border. Carl Preyss was cited for 20 counts of Cruelty to Animals, CRS 18-9-202 (1)(a), a class one misdemeanor. Several horses appeared to be underfed and there was no water available to ... Full Story

Bailie Holst shines in gymnastics competition

Bailie Holst shines in gymnastics competition

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies at the 2013 Northern Lights Classic By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies, had one of their own qualify for the prestigious “Event Finals” at the 2013 Northern Lights Classic in Minneapolis this past weekend, March 1- 3, 2013. Gymnasts in levels 8, 9 and 10 that received the top 4 scores for the session from each session (Side A and B), no matter what Division, would qualify to participate in the “Event Finals” on that Sunday ... Full Story

March StarNight at the LTO

March StarNight at the LTO

Friday, March 15, 2013 7:00 – 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 guest speaker will be Scott Kindt, science teacher at Berthoud High School since 1995, where he is able to use astrophotography as a way to get students interested in astronomy. Kindt has been taking astro-photos for the past two decades. As a boy, he observed the ... Full Story

Is my pet having a seizure?

Is my pet having a seizure?

                                                                   By Dr. Maggie Vandenberg Neurologist and Neurosurgeon Seizures are one of the most common neurologic disorders seen in veterinary medicine. Due to the variable presentations, they can be difficult to identify. Typically they are episodic and they cause an animal to have altered behavior prior to and after the seizure episode. In an event that an animal has a generalized (‘grand ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls Jan-Feb 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls Jan-Feb 2013

      Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for 2013 January Tuesday, January 1 BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm activation on Sixth Street. The fire crew found elevated levels of carbon monoxide in the residence and found the leak coming from the heater vent. The resident was advised to evacuate the apartment until the leak was repaired. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Huppe Lane. BFPD responded to a grass fire near structures ... Full Story

Social Security Trust Fund

Social Security Trust Fund

  To the Editor, Is the Social Security Trust Fund empty because Congress borrowed and spent the money?  No.  The Fund invested the money in U.S. treasuries, and it will be repaid as needed. Suppose you were in charge of the Fund.  Once the current year’s payments were made, what would you do with the billions of left-over dollars needed to fund future payments? Would you stuff them in a coffee can and bury them in the back yard, where they would earn no interest and ... Full Story

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