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Friday, July 31, 2015

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Teen drivers 50 percent more likely to crash in first

Teen drivers 50 percent more likely to crash in first month of unsupervised driving

            Denver, October 14 – According to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, teen drivers are 50 percent more likely to crash in the first month of driving on their own than they are after a full year of experience. It takes teen drivers two years of experience to cut their accident rate in half. Analyzing the crashes of new drivers, researchers found that three common mistakes–failure to reduce speed, ... Full Story

Colorado hay crisis and help for horses

Colorado hay crisis and help for horses

    Colorado is on the brink of a hay crisis because both the cost and need for hay are rising. Hay prices are expected to skyrocket due to demand from neighboring states that are coping with below-average hay production in the midst of a serious drought. Local hay suppliers say that the state of Colorado will be out of hay by January. This is distressing news for horse owners, especially those who are currently struggling financially to feed their horses. The recent ... Full Story

US Highway 34 Closed

US Highway 34 Closed

  Fiery fuel tanker crash shuts down highway, no word on driver By The Denver Post The crash happened at about 9 p.m. Sunday when the truck flipped onto its side and burst into flames, according to a Loveland Police department media release. Read More

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Livermore

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Livermore

        Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested two Livermore, Colorado residents after discovering a substantial marijuana grow at their rental home in the 1700 block of County Road 82E.  Lacy Ann Patterson, DOB: 040988, and Anthony Michael Ryker, DOB: 093085 were arrested yesterday, September 1, 2011 after approximately 220 live marijuana plants, numerous baggies of packaged marijuana, drug smoking paraphernalia, psilocybin mushrooms, ... Full Story

Obituary: Mildred Greckel

Obituary: Mildred Greckel

  Mildred (Poody) Greckel passed away August 7, 2011 in Berthoud. She was 90 years old. She is survived by Clarence, her husband of 67 years; son Michael Dean of Longmont; daughters Candace Kay Davis (C.L.) of Holcomb, Kansas, Cynthia LaRee Gaiser (Jeff) of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and Julie Ann Hoekstra (Scott) of Westminster. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and a great-great grandson. Mildred graduated high school in 1939 and began her ... Full Story

Obituary: Roger Lee Gibbons

Obituary: Roger Lee Gibbons

Roger Lee Gibbons, 81, of Berthoud, died on July 12, 2011 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland. Roger was born on July 25, 1929 to Theron Clay and Rosa Leora (Stewart) Gibbons in Worland, Wyoming where he grew up on his family’s ranch. He graduated high school in Worland, and then attended and graduated from the Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa Oklahoma. Roger’s love of flying led him to the United States Air Force Air Training Command where he served as a civilian flight ... Full Story

Obituary: Gordon Leroy Speicher

Obituary: Gordon Leroy Speicher

Gordon Leroy Speicher, 93, of Loveland, Colorado, died on July 11, 2011 at North Shore Health and Rehab in Loveland. He was born on March 17, 1918 in Wray, Colorado, to Jesse Clay and Mary Viola (Saville) Speicher. He married Rosie Opal Owens on August 20, 1939 in Holyoke, Colorado. She preceded him in death on December 10, 1988. Gordon later married Catherine Louise (Griffin) Ingram on March 17, 1990 in Longmont, Colorado.  She preceded him in death on June 12, 2011. Gordon owned ... Full Story

An Apricot sweet treat

An Apricot sweet treat

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado apricots are featured in our Colorado Apricot Shortcake recipe Available Now...Apricots Enjoy Colorado apricots dried, in jams or fresh from the orchard! Apricots are low in fat, sodium free, are an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and are a good source of ... Full Story

Freemont inmate has questions

Freemont inmate has questions

        Please help me understand. I have a few questions. Why can I send my loved one books from a national vendor, but not food or gifts from a nationally recognized vendor for Thanksgiving and Christmas? How can probation to MRD be provided at your facility, especially since the time spent on this in-house "parole" doesn't count as time served once the inmate is released?  Is that really probation? Why is Fremont keeping inmates who have been ... Full Story

Calling on Gardner to End Big Oil Subsidies

Calling on Gardner to End Big Oil Subsidies

  Dear Editor     On the radio, I heard a segment about Taxpayers for Common Sense and their ad campaign against Representative Cory Gardner. I don’t understand why Representative Gardner hasn’t taken a direct stand against tax subsidies for oil and gas companies. These large corporations are incredibly successful and profitable without the help of taxpayer money. According to the new Taxpayers for Common Sense “Subsidy Gusher” Report, from 2001 to ... Full Story

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