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Sunday, November 23, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Vestibular Disease in Dogs

Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    By Dr. Danielle Huval Emergency Veterinarian An older dog with a sudden head tilt, lack of coordination (ataxia), and eyes that are moving rapidly from side to side or rotationally (nystagmus) may have vestibular disease. Vestibular disease occurs when the vestibular apparatus, a region in the ear that helps the body balance and orient to the environment, is not functioning correctly. This can be caused by a middle ear infection, a brain lesion, or is unknown ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30 – 11:00 PM  Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The  speaker for the evening will be Monte Henderson, a senior program manager at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder, CO. His talk will feature the Deep Impact Mission to Comet Tempel1. On July 4th, 2005, NASA’s Deep Impact program completed a ... Full Story

Quote of the Day

President Obama's chief strategist David Axelrod speaking about Mitt Romney's failure to condemn conservative talk radio show host Rush Limbaugh: "If you don't have the strength to stand up to the most strident voices in your party, how will you stand up to Ahmadinejad?"

Sugar free gum toxic for your dog

Sugar free gum toxic for your dog

By Dr. Denise Crumbaker, DVM Emergency Veterinarian   A recent patient that was hospitalized by our clinic’s emergency service was there not because of a trauma or acute illness, but because he had eaten approximately 30 pieces of sugar free gum earlier in the day. While the gum itself wouldn’t have been a big deal for a larger breed dog, the concerning factor was that the gum contained a substance known as xylitol which has actually been shown to exert toxic effects in ... Full Story

Wild Horse Fund Raiser To Be Held In Estes Park

Wild Horse Fund Raiser To Be Held In Estes Park

ALLENSPARK, CO  February 29, 2012 – Weldon Lee and Lori Huff, noted wildlife photographers, are hosting a fund raising event, Our Heritage at Risk, for the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs & Burros (ISPMB), at the Roadway Inn, 1701 Highway 34, in Estes Park, Colorado, on Saturday, April 14, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Headquartered between Lantry and Eagle Butte, SD, ISPMB is unique in that it rescues entire herds of wild horses. Velma Johnston, better known ... Full Story

Geek out at your library®

Geek out at your library®

Geek out at your library® during Teen Tech Week 2012 Local teens will be tuning in at the library as Berthoud Community Library celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week March 4-10, 2012. We join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country in celebrating this year’s theme, Geek Out @ your library®.  Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults. The purpose ... Full Story

The Great Loveland Potato Hoax

The Great Loveland Potato Hoax

Staged Reading of The Great Loveland Potato Hoax at Loveland Museum/Gallery LOVELAND, CO—A staged reading of "The Great Loveland Potato Hoax," by Moon Theatre Company productions,  will take place at the Loveland Museum and Gallery, 503 N. Lincoln, at 7:30 p.m. on March 15. Tickets are $3.00 each will be available at the Museum front desk beginning on Tuesday, February 21. There will be a limited number of tickets available. "The Great Loveland Potato Hoax” script was ... Full Story

Pancake Breakfast Fundraisers

  Where can I eat for charity?   Tuesday, February 28 - 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (15 hours) Shriners Hospitals for Children IHOP restaurants nationwide To find a local IHOP or to donate online, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com. Free short stack, voluntary donation   Sunday, May 6 Big Thompson Canyon Association and Big Thompson Fire Department Breakfast, bake sale and drawing. Details when available

Do You See Signs Of Aging?

By Daris Howard “Do you see signs of aging?” the advertisement asked. I looked in the mirror. “Me?” I laughed. “Never!” In preparing to go on a trip to Peru I started searching through all of my old stuff to find a birth certificate for a passport. I came across a my high school senior picture. I laid it aside as I continued my search. One of my teenage children came wandering into the room and picked it up. She looked at it - it showing my state wrestling champion ... Full Story

Quote of the Day

Foster Freiss, billionaire backing Santorum “This contraception thing, my gosh, it's so inexpensive,” Freiss told host Andrea Mitchell. “You know, back in my days, they'd use Bayer aspirin for contraceptives. The gals put it between their knees and it wasn't that costly.”   The the rest of the Washington Post article HERE

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