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Friday, September 19, 2014

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Victim’s Advocate asks for your vote

As most of you know, I am a "victims advocate" for domestic violence and sexual assaults victims. All of you that know me personally, also know this has been my passion for nearly 10 years now. Most of you also know, my full time position is as an Allstate Insurance Agent. Allstate, in return, is a Huge sponsor and supporter of domestic violence programs. Attached is a link to vote for our Video. Please take just a few minutes to view this video and make a vote! I need your support, ... Full Story

Obituary: Leo Dick

Leo Dick: September 10, 1921 – March 2, 2010 Leo Dick, 88, of Longmont, passed away March 2, 2010 at his home. He was born September 10, 1921 in Padroni, Colorado to Samuel and Elizabeth (Roah) Dick. He grew up on the family farm. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 – 1945 during World War II and was honorably discharged as a Radioman Second Class. Leo married Virginia Reitz in 1944 in St. Francis, Kansas. He lived in Sterling, Denver and ... Full Story

Speaking out for Andrew Romanoff

This year Democrats are extremely lucky to have a choice of who will be their candidate for U. S. Senate. And they’re extremely lucky to have on the ballot a person of conviction who will stand up for Coloradoans; that person is Andrew Romanoff. Andrew has taken a stand that he will not accept PAC or corporate money in this election. Like many of us, he believes that money corrupts the system. In contrast, Andrew’s opponent is #6 on a list of legislators that have received the most ... Full Story

What’s Happening at the Dairy Center

In Memoriam: Al Haig’s Charge

In Memoriam: Al Haig’s Charge

By Dr. Paul Kengor Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator, February 22, 2010. Alexander Haig passed away over the weekend at the age of 85. A military man, a war veteran, no less than a four-star general, a chief of staff to two Republicans presidents (Nixon and Ford), a secretary of state to a third Republican president (Ronald Reagan), and once widely (but wrongly) suspected as the "Deep Throat" Watergate figure who gave the dirty laundry to Woodward and ... Full Story

Dear Editor

For six years as a state representative, Kevin Lundberg advocated common sense energy policies to benefit all of Colorado. His consistent support over the years for safely developing Colorado’s plentiful energy reserves looks prudent today, when so many enemies of America control oil supplies overseas. Now a state senator, Lundberg continues to work toward energy independence and a cleaner environment, trying to reduce red tape that keeps locally made biodiesel out of Colorado filling ... Full Story

On behalf of Citizens First,

To the editor: On behalf of Citizens First, I would like to express my thanks for your support in providing coverage and notifications of our meetings.  Your unbiased professionalism remains an example of journalistic ethics. Judy Lehn Berthoud, Colorado

The Character of George Washington

The Character of George Washington

By Dr. Gary Scott Smith What made George Washington the most remarkable man of an extraordinary generation? He was not an intellectual giant like Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, or James Madison. Compared with most other founders, he was not well educated (he attended school for only about five years), and, unlike many of them, he disliked abstract philosophical discussions. Washington was intelligent, well informed, and astute, but he was neither a polished writer nor a ... Full Story

Obituary: Charles B. Pfab

Charles B. Pfab, 77, of Berthoud passed away February 11, 2010. He was born October 21, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Francis and Marie (Becker) Pfab. He attended St. Catherine’s Catholic School in Pittsburgh and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On February 17, 1960 he and Pauline Evans were married in Denver, Colorado.  She preceded him in death in 1984. He moved from Uniontown, PA to Berthoud in 1986.  He was a bus driver for Greyhound Bus Lines and a member of the ... Full Story

Obituary: Gloria J. Jansma

Obituary: Gloria J. Jansma

Gloria J. Jansma, 66, of Loveland, CO went to her Lord on February 9, 2010, after a two-year battle with brain cancer; her family was by her side. She was born July 1, 1943 in Lansing, Illinois to Bartel “Ben” and Winnie (VanKalker) Ruiter. She graduated from Illiana Christian High School in 1961.  On August 29, 1963 she married James “Butch” Jansma in Lansing, Illinois and they moved from Lynwood, IL to Loveland 31 years ago. Gloria worked at the Berthoud National Bank ... Full Story

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