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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

“I Probably Wouldn’t Be Here”

“I Probably Wouldn’t Be Here”

A Conversation with Sergeant Styka By Dr. Paul Kengor I recently sat down with Emil Styka of Boardman, Ohio. A friend of Emil’s, Jo Ann Bryan, had emailed in response to an article I wrote on a remarkable World War II campaign at the Aleutian Islands, off the Alaskan coast. The article was published nationwide, including in the Youngstown Vindicator, where it caught Emil’s attention. “Finally, now people know,” said Emil, who spent two years in ... Full Story

“Thank You for Your Service”—A Veterans

“Thank You for Your Service”—A Veterans Day Memory

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson November 08, 2010 We Americans tend to look forward to the various holidays on the calendar. Sometimes we pause to ponder the meaning of these commemorative days; often we do not. Perhaps in your own experience you can recall a Thanksgiving, an Easter, or an Independence Day when something happened that brought home to you the true meaning of the holiday. So it was with me on November 11, 1987. That is when Veterans Day became special to ... Full Story

Helping Larimer County residents enroll in public

New program helps Larimer County residents enroll in public health insurance The Health District of Northern Larimer County has launched a new program aimed at helping more Larimer County residents obtain healthcare coverage through Medicaid, which serves adults and children, and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), which serves qualifying children and pregnant women. Health District staff will educate local families about public health insurance options and assist them in enrolling, ... 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

We Must Fix Economics Before We Can Fix Anything Else

We Must Fix Economics Before We Can Fix Anything Else

  The Reform of Economics is Crucial and Urgent By J. Moromisato, a Candidate for US Senator How big a monetary reserve do the Chinese need in order to take over the world financial system? Is it perhaps too late, and they are already on the move? Could the recent world embargo of rare earth minerals be their opening salvo? Denver, CO - November 1, 2010 -- The Following is the second of a two-part statement by J. Moromisato. It’s the Economics, Stupid (II) The ... Full Story

BP and other major polluters fund Tea Party

Tea Party climate change deniers funded by BP and other major polluters The Guardian (UK) BP and several other big European companies are funding the midterm election campaigns of Tea Party favourites who deny the existence of global warming or oppose Barack Obama's energy agenda ... By Suzanne Goldenberg   If you don't get health coverage, Dems will send you to jail The Washington Post The attack ads are coming fast and furious now on both sides, with many of them ... Full Story

Obituary: Pearl W. Wykoff

Obituary: Pearl W. Wykoff

Pearl W. Wykoff, 91, of Loveland and formerly Berthoud, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at Loveland Good Samaritan Village Health Care. Pearl was born on Oct. 6, 1919, in Ness City, Kan., to Thomas H. and Edith Annette (Tarman) Wierman. She met and later married Ellis C. Wykoff in Ness City on Oct. 30, 1937, and moved to Berthoud in 1949 from Bazine, Kan. Ellis preceded Pearl in death on July 23, 2002. Pearl was a devoted wife and mother and longtime member of the ... Full Story

Opinions on Amendment 63

Amendment 63: No Mandated Health Insurance In Colorado ABC Channel 7 News (TheDenverChanel.com) Opponents Said Amendment Will Hurt Coloradans By Dayle Cedars, 7NEWS Reporter No good comes from repealing health care Aurora Sentinel Editorial As if the country doesn’t have enough to worry about, conservative factions continue to play a dangerous political game by campaigning on promises of “repealing” the nation’s hard-won reform of the U.S. health-care ... Full Story

Obituary: Frances L. Prock

Obituary: Frances L. Prock

Frances L. Prock of Berthoud, died October 26, 2010 at Northern Colorado Acute/Long Term Hospital, Johnstown. She was 73. Fran was born on October 5, 1937 in Great Falls, Montana to Otto Sagebaum and Lillian Laiture Sagebaum. Raised on the family ranch near Stockett, Montana, she was introduced to hard work at an early age. She attended a one room schoolhouse in her young years, graduating from Belt High School where she participated in the band and was on the school newspaper staff. ... 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

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