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Archive for April, 2013

Local gymnasts compete in Oklahoma

Local gymnasts compete in Oklahoma

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 8 Regional Qualifiers represented well in the, “Region 3 Championship” in Norman, Oklahoma Aryn Archambeau, Tatum Graham, Alyssa Strong, Jaxi Melby and Kairey Vela/ Region 3 Qualifiers   By Julee Graham Tatum Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 8 Regional Qualifiers represented themselves well in the, “Region 3 Championship” in Norman, Oklahoma. The meet was hosted by Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy on April 20 ... Full Story

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware

Bears Are Out; Be Bear Aware This Summer 
Durango, Colo. Black bears have emerged from their winter dens and it's time for Colorado residents to take precautions to help keep bears wild. Because of dry conditions in some parts of the state, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning residents that bear activity in towns and residential areas may be high again this year. Human-bear conflicts are a fact of life in Colorado, but with some simple actions residents of bear ... Full Story

Berthoud Library-May Events

Berthoud Library-May Events

Berthoud Community Library May events May 1 - Sweet P’s Story Time, 10:30 am. Sweet P’s story time is designed for preschool children. Come interact with songs, finger plays, stories and activities we will build pre-reading skills and have fun doing it. May 3 – Family Story Time, 10:30 am, library. We will interact with fun books, songs, and finger plays. May 6 – One Book 4 Colorado Kick off story time, 6 PM with a Berthoud firefighter!  Calling all four year old Berthoud ... Full Story

“Spring Awakening” At Harrington Art

“Spring Awakening” At Harrington Art

  3 Shows this Friday & Saturday nights & Sunday afternoon           Outside the Box Players presents ******************************************************************** “Spring Awakening”  Call for advanced tickets: 970-372-9822 or purchase tickets at:     Showtix4u.com You can also order tickets online w/ PayPal or by email: lauren@harringtonartsacademy.com.   Your tickets will be held at will call under your name for you to pay the pre-sale ... Full Story

Obituary: Kenneth L. Fox

Obituary: Kenneth L. Fox

   Kenneth L. Fox   June 25, 1926 – April 23, 2013   Kenneth Lee Fox was born in Zenith, Kansas as the last child in a family of 7 children to Gertrude and Fred Fox. He loved to tell that he was born on the birthday of his oldest brother, June 25, 1926. Ken was well respected and very active in his small farm community as an Eagle Scout, and as an athlete in basketball, football and track. When Ken was in 9th grade his parents had to move to find work so he continued to ... Full Story

Udall and Polis representatives in Berthoud

    Representatives from U.S. Sen. Mark Udall’s office and Rep. Jared Polis’ office will be available to constituents and organizations in Berthoud on Thursday. Congressional staff from the two Democrats’ offices will be on hand from 3:30-5 p.m. at the board room of Northern Water Conservancy District headquarters, 220 Water Ave. They will answer questions about grants for special districts, local governments and nonprofits.

America, the land of the destitute

  By Paul Buchheit Five Ugly Extremes of Inequality in America -- The Contrasts Will Drop Your Chin to the Floor Any of the ten richest Americans could pay a year's rent for all of America's homeless with their 2012 income. March 24, 2013  | The first step is to learn the facts, and then to get angry and to ask ourselves, as progressives and caring human beings, what we can do about the relentless transfer of wealth to a small group of well-positioned ... Full Story

What happened to Conservatives?

What happened to Conservatives?

  American Right-Wingers Are No Longer Conservative — They're Extremists Their reactionary bent is manifesting itself in legislatures across the country. April 17, 2013   By Joshua Holland College students taking Poli-Sci 101 learn that conservatism is an ideology that reveres established tradition, emphasizes a deep respect for the rule of law and comes with a deep distrust of rapid social change – especially change driven by public policy. William F. ... Full Story

The US has destroyed Iraq

  "My Children Have No Future" In the lead-up to the war in Iraq, President George W. Bush made a promise.  “The Iraqi people can be certain of this,” he said. “The United States is committed to helping them build a better future.”  A decade later, his successor, Barack Obama, seemed to suggest the U.S. had kept its end of the bargain.  On the 10th anniversary of the invasion, he lauded U.S. troops who, he insisted, gave the Iraqi people "an opportunity to forge ... Full Story

Climate Change as a Security Threat

  Top Military Officer: Climate Change Biggest Threat to Security Admiral Samuel Locklear told the Boston Globe that global warming could 'cripple the security environment.' By Alex Kane his article was published in partnership with  GlobalPossibilities.org. The nuclear-war themed back and forth between North and South Korea is not the biggest threat to the Asia-Pacific region. Instead, it’s climate change, according to a top military officer. Admiral ... Full Story

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