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Archive for January, 2014

Aurora borealis in Colorado?

Aurora borealis in Colorado?

  Aurora borealis may dip into state tonight, say CU-Boulder experts University of Colorado Boulder space weather experts say a powerful solar storm may cause the aurora borealis to light up as far south as Colorado and New Mexico in the coming nights. Daniel Baker, director of CU-Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, said space weather forecasts indicate there is a good chance a coronal mass ejection tied to a large solar flare from the sun Tuesday may ... Full Story

Rocky Mountain National Park is Underfunded, Under

Rocky Mountain National Park is Underfunded, Under Threat

  New Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center Analysis Details Impacts of Budget Cuts to Beloved Parks By Lindsey A Wilson, Field Associate Environment Colorado Denver - As Congress approaches another deadline on the federal budget, a new Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center analysis, entitled Death by a Thousand Cuts, exposes the challenges facing Rocky Mountain National Park as a result of mounting funding cuts to the National Park Service. “At Rocky ... Full Story

Your New Puppy and Parvo

Your New Puppy and Parvo

  Danielle Huval, DVM Emergency Clinician Supervisor   Having a new puppy is such a fun time for a family. Showing them off to friends and family, teaching them to walk on a leash, and socializing with other dogs are important steps to forming a great lifelong relationship. First visits to the veterinarian are packed full of information, which can be overwhelming. At an early age, puppies are vaccinated against many viruses, with Parvovirus, more commonly referred to as Parvo, ... Full Story

Voice against Berthoud Annexation

Voice against Berthoud Annexation

Dear Editor: The Town Administrator and Town Board made a huge mistake to pursue and pass the Haworth annexation in the face of strong public opposition. Next Tuesday they have an opportunity to correct their mistake. Here is a thumbnail history of how the Town has handled this issue, despite a clear consensus in 2007 that the Town should not expand west into rural Larimer County. First, on October 23rd, 2012, at the urging of Town staff, the Town Trustees opposed a Larimer County ... Full Story

January Star Night at the LTO

January Star Night at the LTO

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, January 17, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 PM 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org). The guest speaker is Bryan White, known from past years for his great 3-D comet slide show as well as an out of this world Aurora Borealis show. Bryan White has updated his show with new pictures from 2002, 2004, and 2006. He thought it would be interesting for people to see that ... Full Story

Latchaw Twins Birth Announcement

Latchaw Twins Birth Announcement

  David and Amanda Latchaw of Loveland are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughters Lily Colette Latchaw and Evelyn Cedar Latchaw. The twins were born on Monday, December 2, 2013 at Medical Center of the Rockies. Lily arrived at 8:22 a.m. weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Evelyn arrived at 8:23 a.m. weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. The twins are joining their big sister Molly, age 2. Also celebrating Lily and Evelyn’s arrival ... Full Story

Conservatives are Bible illiterates

Conservatives are Bible illiterates

  Right-Wing Is Filled with Biblical Illiterates: They'd Be Shocked by Jesus' Teachings if They Ever Picked Up a Bible   Jesus wouldn't have supported food stamps   December 23, 2013  | Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly defended the Republican Party’s spending cuts for SNAP by effectively declaring Jesus would not support food stamps for the poor because most them are drug addicts. If his insensitive remark is inconsistent with Scripture, which it is, then the ... Full Story

Obama, economic champion

Obama, economic champion

  Best president for economy? Obama By Froma Harrop: Lend me your ears. I have come to praise President Obama and bury the myth that Republican presidents are better for the economy than Democratic presidents. Not only do Democrats produce superior economic results, but they blow Republicans out of the water in the comparisons. Let’s turn the mic over to Bob Deitrick, a principal at Polaris Financial Partners in Westerville, Ohio. Deitrick crunched 80 years of numbers. ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2013

Incident activity for December, 2013 Sunday, December 1 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Marshal Place. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a medical call on Douglas Place for a person having a seizure. The crew assisted TVEMS with medical care. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 250. There was moderate to heavy damage to the vehicles. One occupant required medical attention. The crew helped with ... Full Story

Flood Rescue in Longmont

Flood Rescue in Longmont

  Loveland woman trapped in submerged car during floods grateful for last-moment rescue Longmont, Mountain View firefighters braved rushing waters to pull her to safety By Pierrette J. Shields Longmont Times-Call   Just two days shy of her 23rd birthday, Erin Brazzil used her cell phone to call her father to tell him goodbye. With the phone gripped tightly to her face she told him that she wouldn't be coming home again, that she was sorry for everything bad she had ever ... Full Story

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