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Monday, December 22, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

World News-Iraq and Afghanistan

Links to Articles about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars   US air force members shot dead at Frankfurt airport   Afghanistan: Children Killed in US Attack, Hamid Karzai Says ‎ ‎ Petraeus Apologizes After Gunships Kill 9 Afghan Children   As of Tuesday, day 3419 of the war in Afghanistan and day 2873 of ...   Bomb kills nine civilians in Afghanistan ‎ No Other Way Out Just Foreign Policy: Iraq Deaths

Stories from Libya, Tuesday March 1

The Washington Post In Libya, an unlikely hero of a youth-led revolution by Leila Fadel Washington Post Foreign Service BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Mehdi Mohammed Zeyo was the most unlikely of revolutionary heroes. The bespectacled 49-year-old worked in the supplies department of a state-owned oil company. He was a diabetic with two teenage daughters.   The Guardian, UK Libya is united in popular revolution – please don't intervene by Muhammad min Libya "Kiss my mum goodbye for me, and ... Full Story

Lybia in the news

The New York Times The Opinion Pages Unfit for Democracy? By Nicholas D Kristof I don’t think so. Moreover, this line of thinking seems to me insulting to the unfree world. In Egypt and Bahrain in recent weeks, I’ve been humbled by the lionhearted men and women I’ve seen defying tear gas or bullets for freedom that we take for granted. How can we say that these people are unready for a democracy that they are prepared to die for?     Associated Press Clinton: US ... Full Story

We saw the Arab revolutions coming. Why didn’t

We saw the Arab revolutions coming. Why didn’t the West?

The following is an editorial from Al Jazeera whose streaming content is available on the web at http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/. Al Jazeera, literally, "The Island," is an international news network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages. Al Jazeera is ... Full Story

Study Projects Health Reform will Benefit

Study Projects Health Reform Will Slow Cost Increases, Benefit Colorado's Economy Denver, CO – A new issue brief from The Colorado Trust sheds light on what the budgetary impacts of federal health care reform may be on Colorado families, businesses and the state. The Economic Impact of Health Reform in Colorado highlights findings from an in-depth study that assessed the effects of health care reform on the Colorado economy. Because the study began prior to the passage of federal health ... Full Story

Colorado Children’s Day activities

Colorado Children’s Day activities

  Colorado Children’s Day in Loveland  on March 2 LOVELAND, CO            The City of Loveland, with the help of the Thompson School District, will celebrate the 8th annual Colorado Children’s Day on March 2, 2011 from 1:00 to 4:00 p. m. with great activities for kids at designated City facilities. Loveland youngsters will be able to enjoy a day of fun and activities dedicated entirely to them. Last year, more than 2,000 children and their parents enjoyed the fun ... Full Story

Who done it, Part IV

Who done it, Part IV

  Not necessarily the final chapter Words and phrases in blue are hot links to documents and other articles. In October, 2010 John Bauer, a Berthoud Trustee, launched a very serious and very public personal attack on a longtime Berthoud resident, volunteer, and businessperson – local web developer, Jen Rotar. It is serious and frightening when public officials launch personal attacks on their constituents. CityEthics.org recommends guidelines to protect residents from public ... Full Story

Local girls compete in Idaho track and field event.

Local girls compete in Idaho track and field event.

Berthoud Girls Make Finals at Simplot Article and photo by Kristi Leonard Five girls from Berthoud High School participated in the 33rd Simplot Games this past week. The Simplot games is one of the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field meets. This year’s event was held  at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. The five Berthoud athletes joined over 2,000 competitors from 20 different states at the University’s Holt Arena. Cheyenne Hall and ... Full Story

Sheriff’s Deputy initiates effort to establish

Sheriff’s Deputy initiates effort to establish law enforcement license plate

Larimer County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy Basil Marciniak recently initiated an effort to establish a law enforcement memorial license plate in Colorado.  After the death of Weld County Deputy Sherriff  Sam Brownlee, Deputy Marciniak was inspired to do something to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.  He then contacted Colorado Concerns of Police Survivors, an organization dedicated to assisting families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of ... Full Story

Robot Battle at Berthoud High School

Robot Battle at Berthoud High School

A very VEXing day By Thomas N. Photos by Thomas N. unless otherwise noted. Twenty-nine teams from across Colorado and three teams from Iowa and one from Nebraska battled in a competition of robotic engineering and strategy at Berthoud High School on February 5. The event was the 2011 Colorado VEX Robotics Championship. The game was VEX Round Up, and the prize was a chance to compete at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Florida. Each competing team is made-up of ... Full Story

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