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Friday, April 18, 2014

‘Letters to the Editor’ Archives

Aging – If it’s not your issue… It will be

Aging – If it’s not your issue… It will be

As one of our senior board members so eloquently stated, “It ain’t for sissies!” Many people are affected by the challenges associated with aging, including: The older adult – Increased physical challenges, healthcare costs, feelings of isolation, reduced mobility, and vulnerability. Children of the aging – Balancing financial & emotional needs. Employers - Increased absenteeism due to employees caring for parents. Our senior population is growing rapidly ... Full Story

A Big Thank you to all of the BATs volunteers!

A Big Thank you to all of the BATs volunteers!

Letter to the Editor- A Big Thank you to all of the BATs volunteers! In a recent editorial posted at recorderonline.com, the writer correctly wrote that there are no Transportation Board Members listed on the Town web site. Although they are not listed on the web site there are in fact two current Transportation Board members-Eileen Hoover and Cliff Uber. There has been a hold placed on all Boards until Town Administrator Mike Hart can review Town volunteer board’s membership, ... Full Story

Fund Raiser for BHS “After Prom” event

Fund Raiser for BHS “After Prom” event

Hello Family, Friends, Students, and Community Supporters of Berthoud High School! This Wednesday, December 1, from 4-8 p.m., we will have our first fundraiser for the “After Prom Event” for Berthoud High School. We have decided to start early, as this is a completely non-profit event that is 100% for our students. Our mission is to keep them safe while having a fantastic event that is full of fun, activities, raffles, food, entertainment, games, and much more! With your help and ... Full Story

Health Insurance, what will happen?

Health Insurance, what will happen?

To the Editor, Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it. If they succeed, their plan will include buying health insurance across state lines. Since that’s already law, what will change? Let’s consider two factors, premiums and appeals. Federal law currently requires insurers to spend at least 80% to 85% of premium dollars on actual health care or quality improvement and to justify premium increases to state regulators and the Secretary of the U.S. ... Full Story

Thompson School District proposed calendar

Thompson School District proposed calendar

The Thompson School District calendar committee has completed work on three proposed calendars for the 2011-2012 school year. Each proposed calendar, and information about each calendar, is available in English and Spanish on the district website, www. thompsonschools.org. Access to the information is from the website bulletin board. From the calendar information page, the community can go to a short survey asking them to select their preference of the three proposed calendars. The calendar ... Full Story

Berthoud CARES thanks Berthoud Community Fund

Berthoud CARES thanks Berthoud Community Fund

Berthoud CARES PO Box 869 Berthoud, CO 80513 November 12, 2010 Dear Editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors of Berthoud CARES, we would like to extend our thanks to the Berthoud Community Fund and the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado for their support of our organization and our Kids Helping Kids grant program, which has been designed to lend immediate financial assistance to those children and families within the Berthoud community.  Thanks to this grant ... Full Story

Kudos to the Moon Theater Company

Kudos to the Moon Theater Company

To the Editor: Kudos to director Kathleen Gruman and the cast and crew of Moon Theatre Company's just-ended run of You Can't Take it with You. Thanks for treating the Berthoud community to a funny and professional-quality production. As all of us deal with the effects of our economy's downturn and many are vowing to live more simply, Grandpa's line "You can't take it with you" has renewed meaning. Outstanding acting and directing, a comfortable venue, the chance to ... Full Story

N2N in support of United Way

N2N in support of United Way

To the editor: Economists tell us the recession is nearly over. Meanwhile, here in Larimer County, the ongoing ripple effects of the economic downturn have devastating impacts, as unstable housing disrupts employment, education, health and family stability. Job loss and foreclosures are forcing homeowners to return to renting. This drives vacancy rates down and rental prices up. And, it’s not just homeowners feeling the pinch: more and more families are living in ... Full Story

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

  Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado On Anti-Energy Reform Television Ads WASHINGTON, D.C.—Special interest front groups have spent over $300,000 in Colorado on misleading and fictitious television ads aimed to advance their anti-clean energy agenda and shape the midterm elections, according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has received funding from multinational oil corporations and ... Full Story

Karen Stockley is the right choice for District 49

Karen Stockley is the right choice for District 49

Letter to the Editor: B. J. Nikkel is not the advocate for taxpayers and children that she claims to be. First of all, you don’t file to sue the Larimer County Sheriff’s office for $10 million putting the screws to the county taxpayers on the expectation that your son’s arrest charges will be reduced. Secondly, you don’t brag about the awards you have received for pointing out deficiencies in social programs that you have worked consistently to de-fund. Third, you don’t vote to ... Full Story

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