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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Ryan "Shane" Dooley, 34 years old, of Berthoud, died unexpectedly Saturday, January 22 at McKee Medical Center. Shane was born on March 11, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona to Debbie and Mike Dooley. He is survived by his parents, his sisters Jessica and Shara and brother-in-law Clay. He is also survived by his three children: Gage, Chase, and Kylee Dooley. Shane enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family. He will be greatly ... Full Story

New Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud

New Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud

  Health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recover record $4 billion Joint DOJ and HHS joint efforts result in largest sum ever recovered in single year; New rules under the Affordable Care Act will keep fraudulent providers and suppliers out of Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and avoid payments of fraudulent claims U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Associate Attorney General Thomas J. Perrelli today announced a new ... Full Story

Renewing the Patriot Act While America Sleeps

Renewing the Patriot Act While America Sleeps

By John W. Whitehead 1/24/2011 “Of course, there is no doubt that if we lived in a police state, it would be easier to catch terrorists. If we lived in a country that allowed the police to search your home at any time for any reason; if we lived in a country that allowed the government to open your mail, eavesdrop on your phone conversations, or intercept your email communications; if we lived in a country that allowed the government to hold people in jail ... Full Story

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Carrie Jean Hyde Marr passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 16, 2011. She was born June 18, 1939, to Wayne and Gladys Hyde and was reared on the family ranch in Loup County, Neb. She received a Bachelor of Arts and Education from Kearney State College, Kearney, Neb., and a Master of Education from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. She married Max M. Marr on June 8, 1963, in Taylor, Neb. She and Max raised their children, Tyler and Jessica, and granddaughter, Carianne in ... Full Story

Obituary: Quentin Lee Glass

Obituary: Quentin Lee Glass

Surrounded by family at his home in Berthoud, Colorado, Quentin Lee Glass was welcomed into the arms of the Lord, January 15, 2011. Quentin was born May 18, 1931 in Worland, Wyoming, to Simeon E. Glass and Ruth Stroud Glass. He graduated from Worland High School in 1949. He then attended one year of college at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. In 1951, he received an appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1955 as an Ensign with a degree in Mechanical ... Full Story

48 Star Flag to be dedicated at Berthoud High School

48 Star Flag to be dedicated at Berthoud High School

Flag Dedication at Berthoud High School A piece of local history will be dedicated in the Berthoud High School auditorium on Friday, January 21, at 10:00 a.m. A 48-star American flag, which used to hang in the auditorium at the old Berthoud Junior-Senior High School, was recently returned to the high school after a 48-year absence. Following the dedication, the flag will be permanently mounted in the auditorium lobby near When I Touch the Wall, a painting which was presented to ... Full Story

Writing Contest for Berthoud Students

Writing Contest for Berthoud Students

  Berthoud Schools Fund Writing Contest   Writing contest prompt/topic: How has technology provided by Berthoud BASH funds influenced your education and/or the education of those you know? (Technology includes Promethean boards, document cameras, laptop computers, netbooks, and flip cameras.) Writing can be in the form of an essay, poem, short story, short play, or other appropriate genre. CONTEST RULES The entry must be mailed to the following address: Berthoud ... Full Story

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

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