May 2013
S M T W T F S
« Apr   Jun »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  
News for Norther Colorado and the world

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Archive for May, 2013

United States, the last empire?

United States, the last empire?

  And Then There Was One  Imperial Gigantism and the Decline of Planet Earth  By Tom Engelhardt It stretched from the Caspian to the Baltic Sea, from the middle of Europe to the Kurile Islands in the Pacific, from Siberia to Central Asia.  Its nuclear arsenal held 45,000 warheads, and its military had five million troops under arms.  There had been nothing like it in Eurasia since the Mongols conquered China, took parts of Central Asia and the Iranian plateau, and rode ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2013

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for April 2013 Monday, April 1 BFPD responded to a medical call for a fall victim on Longview Ave. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. BFPD responded to a medical call to I-25. The call was cancelled while the crew was en route. BFPD was called to Franklin Ave for a medical emergency; the crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. BFPD responded to Massachusetts Ave. at the request of law enforcement for a possible ... Full Story

Children and guns, deadly combination

Children and guns, deadly combination

    Florida 13-Year-Old Finds Family Gun, Shoots 6-Year-Old Sister Another tragic shooting involving kids. May 6, 2013  |  A 6-year-old Florida girl is in critical condition after being shot by her 13-year-old brother, Florida officials say. According to the Florida Sun-Sentinal, the teen found the gun when the siblings were home alone. Although the incident is still under investigation, the shooting appears to have been accidental, the Sheriff's ... Full Story

93% of Senators Who Rejected Gun Control Paid by NRA

93% of Senators Who Rejected Gun Control Paid by NRA

  By Kevin Mathews When 90% of Americans want increased gun control policies and their elected officials reject even minimal reform, it begs the question, who exactly are our Congress members representing? Well, as usual, the money tells a significant part of the story: 42 out of the 45 Senators who voted no on the recent bill have received significant donations from the gun lobby. “Politicians are bought!” “Politics are corrupt!” “Corporate interests over the ... Full Story

May Star Night at the LTO

May Star Night at the LTO

    Friday, May 17, 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 our website, www.starkids.org). The guest speakers are William Murtagh and David Stone, from the Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder. The title of their talk will be: “Space Weather Storms: Are we ready for a ‘Space Katrina’.” Our Nation is embarking on ambitious plans to ... Full Story

The AKC and Puppy Mills

The AKC and Puppy Mills

    By Suzana Megles Even though I have never been a fan of the American Kennel Club, I was shocked to find out how little they really care about dogs.  To say they are the "dog's champion" as they so hypocritically claim is far from the truth.  The Humane Society of the US warned us recently that they found them to be promoters of the puppy mills.  Yes, unbelievably true.  I'm so glad that this news is finally out, and that this week Jeff Rossen of the Today show did ... Full Story

Daniel Grine accepted to MD program at CU

Daniel Grine accepted to MD program at CU

  Prestigious CU Denver Program Accepts Thompson Valley Senior   Thompson Valley High School catcher Daniel Grine was born prematurely, has been monitored for heart problems and has battled asthma. Despite all that he’s been a two-year starter behind the plate for the Eagles, has just been named a recipient of a Daniels Fund Scholarship and has been accepted into the highly selective BA/BS-MD combined degree program at the University of Colorado Denver.  This fall, Grine will ... Full Story

The perfect Nanny comes to Denver

The perfect Nanny comes to Denver

Mary Poppins at the Buehl is a delight to the eye and the ear. This Broadway hit musical is based more on the movie version than the P.L. Travers books and includes all the delightful songs you associate with Mary Poppins. Madeline Trumble plays an exquisitely prim and proper, with a touch of magic, Mary Poppins, Her singing and dancing make her the center of attention in the many colorful dance numbers in the production. Con O’Shea-Creal is the multitalented sometimes chimney ... Full Story

Page 3 of 3123