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Archive for August, 2013

Wellington driver arrested after injury accident

Wellington driver arrested after injury accident

  Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an injured woman at the intersection of Buffalo Creek Parkway and Crazy Horse Lane in Wellington at approximately midnight last night. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a 25-year-old Wellington woman with serious injuries to her head and face. The vehicle involved in the incident had left the scene. The woman was taken to a local hospital. Her condition is unknown. Upon investigating, deputies discovered that the ... Full Story

Wellington Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Wellington Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

  Jason Eric Delaney, DOB: 06/20/67, of Loveland, has been arrested for the August 15, 2013 robbery of the Points West Community Bank in Wellington. Mr. Delaney was arrested on one count of Aggravated Robbery, a class three felony. Investigators identified Delaney as a possible suspect due to tips received from the public following the release of surveillance photos from the bank. The Federal Bureau of Investigation provided additional resources to the Larimer County Sheriff's ... Full Story

Epistle to the Ecotopians

  Best of TomDispatch: Ernest Callenbach, Last Words to an America in Decline Posted by Tom Engelhardt at 4:19pm, August 25, 2013. Thirty-five years later, it was still on my bookshelf in a little section on utopias (as well it should have been, being a modern classic).  A friend had written his name inside the cover and even dated it: August 1976, the month I returned to New York City from years of R&R on the West Coast.  Whether I borrowed it and never returned it or ... Full Story

Local Vietnam Veteran announces for Loveland City

Local Vietnam Veteran announces for Loveland City Council

  David Hallet recently chose McKee Park to announce his candidacy for Ward 4. In Hallet’s words, “Today I announce that I am a candidate for Loveland City Council for Ward 4. My vision is simple, the people first, and always. I chose to live in Loveland for three reasons; the diverse elements contributing to an excellent quality of life; the beauty of the city and clean environment; as well the balance of growth and historical preservation. This said I have been very disappointed in ... Full Story

Stories of Police Brutality

Stories of Police Brutality

Editors note:  The activity of some police is truly frightening. The worst part is that these are only a small part of the stories that cross my desk.     Cops Choke Black Boy Holding Puppy for Giving Them ‘Dehumanizing Stares’ by Piper Hoffma Police brutality against blacks, especially black males, is a nationwide crisis. Newspapers from Philadelphia to New Orleans to New York have decried out-of-control cops routinely arresting, beating ... Full Story

Responsible Gun Owner of the Day

Responsible Gun Owner of the Day

  Toddler Shoots Self, Gun Owner Immediately Arrested by Kristina Chew Toddlers and guns: you’ve very likely already read one too many reports about a small child finding a gun and killing someone or even her or himself. There have been way, way too many such stories lately, each one more a glaring reminder about the United State’s failed efforts to reform gun control laws.On Sunday, 3-year-old Damon C. Holbrook found a .40-caliber handgun loaded with 15 ... Full Story

Impeachment Would Fix Lots of Problems

Impeachment Would Fix Lots of Problems

by Robert De Filippis What’s wrong with the Republican’s burning desire to impeach the president? If you lived here in the rural heartland, well sheltered from all those liberal, urban and coastal types, you would understand. I do, because recently I was educated by a couple of locals while we sat at the bar of a neighborhood restaurant. The larger topic was American politics. I learned that our most important problem is really Obama, who we all know is a (expletive) socialist ... Full Story

Berthoud Library announces board vacancies

Berthoud Library announces board vacancies

Berthoud, CO, August 22, 2013 – The Berthoud Community Library District (BCLD) is accepting applications for two positions on the Board of Trustees. The seven-member Board governs the Library District, oversees the finances and establishes policies. Applicants must reside within the Library District. The term for this position is four years, January 2014 – December 2017. Applications for the board and a description of the position are available at Berthoud Community Library and ... Full Story

An evening with Tom Franklin

An evening with Tom Franklin

  Celebrating ten years of Loveland Loves to Read, the committee has selected Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter as the 2013 community read book. The author, Tom Franklin, will be speaking in the Rialto Theater on September 20th at 7:00pm. See full listing of events below! Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, set in rural Mississippi, begins with the secret friendship of two boys. Larry Ott, a middle class white boy, befriends Silas Jones, the son of a poor black mother. The boys ... Full Story

Obituary: Harry Orville Ayars

Obituary: Harry Orville Ayars

Harry O. Ayars, 69, lifetime resident of Weld and Larimer County Colorado, died Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, Johnstown, Colorado, after battling COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) for over 12 years. Born January 19, 1944, in Greeley to Loren Orville and Beulah Lillian (Wickstrom) Ayars, he grew up on the family farm and ranch 18 miles northwest of Grover.  He graduated from Grover High School May 17, 1962 in a graduating class of 16.  ... Full Story

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