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Thursday, December 18, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

A Christmas Carol for 2011

A Christmas Carol for 2011 By Bob Burnett (about the author) It's been 168 years since Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol to illustrate the horrific living conditions of the English poor and promote the true nature of Christmas.  If Dickens were still alive, he'd be compelled to update his tale.     On Christmas Eve, Bob Cratchit comes home from work and tells his wife, Emily, he's been laid off, "They're shutting down the tractor factory and moving it to ... Full Story

Calico kitten found at 4th & Water

A friendly calico kitten turned up a 4th Street and Water Avenue today. The kitten is playful, friendly and gets along with the dogs. As much as the finder likes the kitten, she thinks somewhere, someone loves this little cat. Call 970-532-3267

Welcome Avery Lynn Gettman

Welcome Avery Lynn Gettman

  Ashley and Zachery Gettman of Berthoud announce the birth of Avery Lynn Gettman, Avery was born at the Medical Center of the Rockies on November 22, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. The Grandparents are John and Christy Gettman of Berthoud and Larry and Sara Nuckols, also of Berthoud.  

Bruce guilty of tax evasion

Bruce guilty of tax evasion

Attorney General announces guilty verdict 
for Colorado Springs man in tax-evasion case   DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver jury has convicted Colorado Springs resident Douglas Bruce (DOB: 8/26/1949) of three felonies and one misdemeanor related to his failure to pay taxes on income he earned during the 2005, 2006 and 2007 tax years. According to the four-count indictment, filed in April 2011, Bruce attempted to evade his tax ... Full Story

State plans Lobato appeal: Plaintiffs

State plans Lobato appeal: Plaintiffs “Disappointed”

            DENVER ­— Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper released this statement today about the Lobato v. Colorado court case: “It is clear after closely reviewing the judge’s decision in Lobato v. Colorado and consulting with Attorney General John Suthers that a final resolution of the constitutional and legal issues involved in the case require an appeal to the Colorado Supreme Court. “The judge’s decision ... Full Story

IOOF holds Christmas party for Namaqua Kids

IOOF holds Christmas party for Namaqua Kids

Christmas was in the air at the Loveland Odd Fellows on Saturday. The IOOF members and their families were playing host to children from the Namaqua Center’s home based Foster adoptive kinship program. The local lodge prepared a meal for the children and their families along with dance lessons, games and prizes. Of course, Santa and gifts were part of the program too. Josh Rabe, directory of this part of Namaqua’s program say he works with local organizations to sponsor these ... Full Story

Holiday product safety tips

HOLIDAY PRODUCT SAFETY TIPS   Turkey fryers The National Fire Protection Agency discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. These turkey fryers use a substantial quantity of cooking oil at high temperatures, and units currently available for home use pose a significant danger that hot oil will be released at some point during the cooking process. The use of turkey fryers by consumers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the ... Full Story

Commissioner Donnelly December public meetings

Commissioner Donnelly December public meetings

  In addition to his monthly public meetings in Estes Park and Berthoud, Commissioner Tom Donnelly adds a third, in Loveland, on the second Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Schmidt's Bakery & Delicatessen, 808 14th Street SW, Loveland. His special guest for the inaugural Loveland meeting is Larimer County Budget Director Bob Keister. Here is the December line-up for Berthoud and Estes Park Estes Park: Wednesday, December 21, 9:00 AM @ Estes Park Senior Center, 220 4th ... Full Story

LCSO arrests three

LCSO arrests three

Three Felons Arrested Press Release December 8, 2011 As the result of some excellent investigative work by a Larimer County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy, three individuals with numerous felony warrants were arrested yesterday (12/7/2011) at the AmericInn at 7645 Westgate Drive in Windsor, Colorado.  The Windsor Police Department assisted deputies in the arrests. The deputy had been working on tracking down three individuals with felony warrants for several days when he got a lead ... Full Story

The Sheriff’s Posse Donates to Food Bank

The Sheriff’s Posse Donates to Food Bank

  The Sheriff's Posse Donates to Food Bank Press Release Dec. 7 2011 The Larimer County Sheriff's Mounted Posse presented the Food Bank for Larimer County with a $500 donation this week which is the equivalent of 2,000 meals. Each year the Posse selects one non-profit organization in Larimer County to receive money they have raised throughout the year at various events. The Food Bank for Larimer County provides food for all in need through community partnerships and hunger ... Full Story

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