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Saturday, August 23, 2014

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Berthoud High School 2010-2011 Semester 1 Honor Roll

4.0 And Above Grade 09 Kendall Baker, Daniel Beltran Ayala, Melody Blackis, Katherine Bosnich, Josephine Buckley, Kyle Cavey, Gabriel Conde, Analyse DeSousa, Chloe Garner, McKenna Hawkins, Jenna Hepp, Bailie Holst, Mykaela Hughes, Lynda Hutchins, Allyson Klaes, Samantha Kouns, Anna Miera, Danielle Pickert, Monique Sagebaum, Maria Sanchez, Kierra Schuster, Benjamin Tyler, Jason Van Hare, James Wood, Anna Zigray Grade 10 Kelsey Angus, Sarah Brickey, ... Full Story

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

  Shirley Ann Kouns January 2, 1949 – January 9, 2011 Shirley Ann Kouns passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Longmont United Hospital. She was born January 2, 1949 in North Platte Nebraska. By 1956 her parents, William and Gay Stoddard moved to Denver where she would grow up, attending Abe Lincoln High School. It is there she met Robert “Bob” Kouns and began the wonderful romance that was the basis of the family they would share. Three sons were added to the family ... Full Story

Family Planning

Family Planning

To the Editor: Dear God, When you told us to “be fruitful and multiply”, did you intend for this multiplying to go on, unchecked, forever? Perhaps it’s time for new orders, like “Stop! Enough with the multiplying! I gave you the brains to figure out family planning. By now you should have had the sense to use it. “You humans are spoiling my beautiful planet. You’re using up all the resources and filling the land and seas with garbage. Your wars ... Full Story

Federal Judge rejects Miller’s challenges in

U.S. District Judge Ralph Biestline today rejected all of Joe Millers claims of election fraud. He also lifted the restraining order on certifying Lisa Murkowski as the winner of the Alaska election. It has been a long road as the Alaskan courts had already ruled against Miller and the federal court said he raised no issues applicable to the federal courts. In spite of the chain of losses, Miller still is contemplating his next step in his legal battle. The Anchorage Daily News has the ... Full Story

Health Department forecloses on Gingerbread Houses

Health Department forecloses on Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread Houses Sold at Whole Foods Markets Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination Press Release: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment DENVER-State health officials are warning consumers who purchased assembled gingerbread houses from Whole Foods Market between Nov. 1 and Dec. 23 that the product has been recalled by the manufacturer due to bacterial contamination. The gingerbread houses have been linked to several food poisoning outbreaks across the nation caused ... Full Story

Longmont Humane Society saves dogs after heartbreaking

Longmont Humane Society saves dogs after heartbreaking tragedies

Two Chicago dogs, one abused and one the pet of a deceased Iraq War Vet get new start in Colorado Tuesday, December 28th, 2010: From a puppy Porgy endured nearly 2 years of abuse at the hands of his person. He was impounded at Chicago Animal Care & Control in May 2009 while police investigated his former owner for cruelty. During that time Chicago Court Case Dog Program tried to work with Porgy but the stress was too much. He began injuring himself by pushing against the bars ... Full Story

Berthoud economics by Trustee Skiles

Berthoud economics by Trustee Skiles

Berthoud Trustee Dave Skiles maintains a blog in which he speaks his mind on various issues. His latest offering is about Berthoud's economic priorities. You may visit his blog by selecting the link below. Berthoud 2011 Economic Priorities By Dave Skiles In focus are needs for positive population changes, economic development, social equity, housing development, transportation, education, health, and environment. To set these objectives into motion, Berthoud will ... Full Story

Obituary: Marjorie Craig

Obituary: Marjorie Craig

Marjorie Craig passed away on Dec. 23, 2010 at the age of 76. She was born Marjorie Nadine Yeager, March 25, 1934 in Longmont, Colorado to William Yeager and Katie Burbach-Yeager. She was the youngest of six children. Her father farmed land south east of Berthoud for 17 years, and this is where Marjorie lived while she was growing up. She attended the same school in Mead all 12 years. She graduated from Mead High School in 1952. Lewis and Marjorie Craig celebrated their 58th ... Full Story

Obituary: Ruth B. Luce

Obituary: Ruth B. Luce

Ruth B. Luce of Longmont, Colo. died December 23, 2010 at the Peaks Care Center in Longmont. She was 86. Ruth was born on September 6, 1924 in Stratford, Connecticut to Hugh S. and Margaret (Spencer) Bailie. After dating all throughout high school, Ruth married William Raymond “Bill” Luce in Elkton, Maryland on February 27, 1943. They celebrated 63 years of marriage before his death in 2006. The couple made their home and raised their family in Stratford until moving to ... Full Story

Obituary: William W. Wendt

Obituary: William W. Wendt

William W. Wendt, 45, of Berthoud, passed away unexpectedly December 20, 2010, in Loveland. Born on August 11, 1965, in Saginaw, Michigan, to William A. and Judy (Bruce) Wendt, he married Barbara Landon on May 23, 1987. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Barb, daughter Alyssa, son Javan, mother Judy, sister Rhonda, nieces, nephews and his many friends and colleagues. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 23, ... Full Story

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