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Thursday, April 24, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Cree Indian Prophecy

Cree Indian Prophecy

Warriors of the Rainbow Last century an old wise woman of the Cree Indian nation, named "Eyes of Fire", had a vision of the future. She prophesied that one day, because of the white mans' or Yo-ne-gis' greed, there would come a time, when the earth being ravaged and polluted, the forests being destroyed, the birds would fall from the air, the waters would be blackened, the fish being poisoned in the streams, and the trees would no longer be, mankind as we would know it would all but cease to ... Full Story

“Ouch, my back hurts!” IVDD and your Dog.

“Ouch, my back hurts!” IVDD and your Dog.

  By Dr. Louisa Poon, DVM PhD Emergency Veterinarian     If you own a Dachshund, you have probably heard of intervertebral disc disease or IVDD. However, many other breeds of dogs can be similarly affected by this disease. So, what exactly is IVDD?  IVDD is the degeneration and protrusion or extrusion of disc material into the vertebral canal, causing compression and damage to the spinal cord, leading to a variety of clinical signs ranging from pain to ... Full Story

Rattlesnake Bites and Your Pet

Rattlesnake Bites and Your Pet

    By Dr. Danielle Huval, DVM Emergency Veterinarian As we all know, this has been a dry and hot summer. One thing that we have seen a lot more of at Animal Emergency and Critical Care is rattlesnake bites. The majority of the bites we see are from the Lyons area but there have also been a few from rural areas as well. Rattlesnakes and the dogs involved are generally both in the wrong place at the wrong time. Acting fast can save your dog a lot of pain and suffering. ... Full Story

Berthoud writers wanted

Berthoud writers wanted

  Berthoud Community Library District:  Bright Writers Gathering August 11, 2012 3-4:30 pm Event description:  Would you like to share your writing with others in a supportive, non-threatening and encouraging environment? Poetry, essays, short-stories are welcome - everyone is provided an opportunity to read their work. All ages are welcome. Our first gathering will be held August 11, 2012, 3:00 - 4:30 PM in the Berthoud Community Library meeting room. Come join us ... Full Story

August Star Night at the LTO

August Star Night at the LTO

  Friday, August 17, 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 this evening will be Dr John Bally of the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, University of Colorado in Boulder. His talk will be about recent surveys of the Galactic Plane with the ... Full Story

Bluegrass to benefit Search and Rescue

Bluegrass to benefit Search and Rescue

    Larimer County Search and Rescue Benefit Concert in Estes Park Larimer County Search and Rescue is holding a benefit concert at Performance Park in Estes Park on Saturday August 18 at 6:30 p.m. The featured bluegrass band, Giddyup Kitty will be performing. Giddyup Kitty is a four-piece, high-energy, all-female bluegrass band from Longmont Colorado. The Denver Post says they are “the finest bluegrass you’ll find anywhere along the Front Range”. Quentin Young from ... Full Story

Berthoud Library Event this week

July 23 — Paws to Read, 6:30 p.m., library.  Please sign up to read to a therapy dog. 970-532-2757. July 24 — Busy B’s Story Time, 10:30 a.m., library. July 24 — at 2 p.m. Yoga for Teens:  Liz Aitken-O’brien will lead a yoga class especially for teens.  Space is limited so please sign up. July 25 - Sweet P’s Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Sweet P’s story time is designed for preschool children. Come interact with songs, finger plays, stories and activities we will build ... Full Story

Abe Lincoln; flip/flop president

Abe Lincoln; flip/flop president

The Eau Clair Leader-Telegram Attacking Honest Abe (with videos) By Tom Giffey latest Off Beat column, which will appear in Sunday’s edition, is about a hilarious (yet educational and insightful) series of fake political ads on the website FlackCheck.org (a spin-off of FactCheck.org, which fact-checks real-life political ads and claims). The Flip-Flop President Instead of tackling a contemporary politico, the ads target our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Imagine, if you will, ... Full Story

Black Widow Spider Bites and Your Pet

Black Widow Spider Bites and Your Pet

    By Dr. Denise Crumbaker, DVM Emergency Veterinarian Black widow spiders have long been known as a cause of venomous spider bites in people, but they also can inflict very severe disease on multiple companion animal species. Black widows can be found in every state within the US with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii. They typically prefer to live in dimly lit areas such as woodpiles or corners. The web has a characteristic funnel shape and tends to appear somewhat ... Full Story

Loveland HS Class of ’72 Reunion

Loveland High School Class of 1972 announces its 40th class reunion on August 17, 18 and 19, 2012. For more information, check out our Facebook page at 72 Loveland Reunion or contact us at LoveHigh40@aol.com.  You can also call 970-302-1782 for more information!

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