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Archive for December, 2013

Drone pilot speaks out

Drone pilot speaks out

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn't) By Heather Linebaugh Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?" And: "How ... Full Story

Miranda Craft completes basic training

Miranda Craft completes basic training

  Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Miranda L. Craft graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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

Right Wing planning coordinated attack

Right Wing planning coordinated attack

  Inside Groundswell: Read the Memos of the New Right-Wing Strategy Group Planning a "30 Front War" Ginni Thomas, Allen West, and a crew of conservative activists and journalists have formed a hush-hush coalition to battle progressives—and Karl Rove. —By David Corn   Believing they are losing the messaging war with progressives, a group of prominent conservatives in Washington—including the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and journalists from Breitbart News and ... Full Story

Berthoud horses headed for Rose Parade

Berthoud horses headed for Rose Parade

Berthoud horses are headed to the Rose Parade in California 13 Norwegian Fjord horses -- with eight from Berthoud -- will make their debut in the 125th annual Rose Parade in Pasadena By Jessica Benes Reporter-Herald Staff Writer  About 800,000 people will experience the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade live from Pasadena, Calif., on Wednesday, and another 57 million people will view it on television. Viewers will see flowery floats, marching bands and equestrian units marching along the ... Full Story

Gymnastics – Premier at State Level

Gymnastics – Premier at State Level

Level 3 State Championships 2013 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner December 20, 2013 The Level 3 team for Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies recently competed in the Level 3 State Championship Meet. The meet was held on December 14 and 15, in Littleton, CO. The team placed second in the team competition. There were also several top 5 individual placements. In the Session A, Child Division, Naima Contreras placed first on Vault, fourth on Uneven Bars and Floor, third on Balance ... Full Story

Dogs and Moose Do Not Play Well Together

Dogs and Moose Do Not Play Well Together

    DENVER - In the wake of several people being injured by moose this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that moose can be aggressive when dogs and humans get too close. Since early spring, wildlife officers have responded to three human/moose conflicts, including two recent incidents in Grand Lake. In all three instances, dogs - both on and off-leash - reportedly spooked the moose before it charged and seriously injured the dog's owner. Moose in ... Full Story

Missing Person

Missing Person

Update: On 12/26/2013 at approximately 1820 hours, the seventy-seven year old male, Gilberto Hurtado (DOB 07/30/36), who had been reported a missing earlier today, was found by citizens in the 4500 block of W. Eisenhower Blvd in Loveland, CO.  He was found to be in good spirits and was uninjured.  He was returned to his family in Loveland. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office would like to express its gratitude to the public for the multitude of tips and calls from concerned citizens in ... Full Story

According to Conservatives, Freedom Of Speech is Only

According to Conservatives, Freedom Of Speech is Only for Bigotry

posted by Ryan Denson In the middle of all this Phil Robertson controversy, I just have one quick question: Where were all these freedom of speech-loving Republicans when Martin Bashir was forced to resign from MSNBC? They certainly have jumped on the Constitutional bandwagon when it suits their political purpose. So after Phil Robertson was suspended from the hit A&E show ‘Duck Dynasty’ after making obscene, offensive and tasteless comments about blacks and gays, Conservatives, and ... Full Story

Obituary: Pauline Ann Sorber Clark

Obituary: Pauline Ann Sorber Clark

A graveside memorial service for longtime Berthoud resident, Paula Clark, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 23, 2013 at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud, Colorado. Paula was born on February 14, 1945 in Spirit Lake, Iowa to Forrest and Ethyl McCann.  She passed away at McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colorado on December 17, 2013 at the age of 68. She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Thelma May McCann; a brother, Stanley McCann and her husband Roger Clark. Pauline ... Full Story

ALEC Members won’t support democracy

ALEC Members won’t support democracy

ALEC Members Refuse to Sign a Pledge Supporting Democracy   It is fair to assume that America is host to an incredibly ignorant population who know very little about their government and how it affects their daily lives. That sad fact was exposed in a brilliant 2008 book revealing that only 20% of the population can name the three branches of government and 49% think a president has the authority to suspend the Constitution. However, the population’s ignorance of their government aside, it ... Full Story

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