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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 assessed at lower security ... 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 2008, the top oil and ... Full Story

Deadline Approaching for Listing in Annual Hay

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2011 Colorado Hay Directory. This annual publication, celebrating its 25th anniversary, markets Colorado hay to buyers in the state and around the country. “This publication is an important marketing tool that helps connect hay producers and buyers,” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “Every year we receive requests for the directory from people across ... Full Story

Summer Camp with a Cooperative Twist

Summer Camp with a Cooperative Twist

Summer Camp is not just a luxury for wealthy suburban families. For more than 70 years, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union has offered a camp program that is affordable, educational, and fun. The RMFU Cooperative Leadership Camps are held at the beginning of June in Bailey, Colorado, at the National Farmers Union Educational Center. Each year the camp curriculum covers a topic important to rural families. The campers come from all over the state, from inner city and 'burbs to little towns on the ... Full Story

The Pulliam Building

The Pulliam Building

White Elephant or Diamond in the Rough Once the crown jewel of downtown Loveland, this magnificent structure has fallen on hard times. When the community center was built during the depression years, its magnificent maple floors, a stage for productions and seating for over 500 people in a town with a population of less than 6,000 made Loveland the envy of the country. The project was built as a Works Progress Administration project on land donated by D.T. and Lillian Pulliam, who also donated ... Full Story

Ignacio man sentenced to federal prison for domestic

Assault took place in front of Southern Ute Police Station DENVER – Christopher L. Romero, age 36, of Ignacio, Colorado, was sentenced on April 4, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Marcia S. Krieger to serve 37 months in federal prison for committing domestic assault by an habitual offender. After serving his prison sentence, Romero was ordered to serve 3 years on supervised release. Romero appeared at the hearing in custody, and was remanded immediately after being sentenced. The sentencing ... Full Story

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents “On

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents “On Borrowed Time”

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn             LOUISVILLE, CO – Coal Creek Community Theater will open their second show of their 22nd season on April 29. On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn, directed by Lynn Fleming, will run through May 14 at the Louisville Center for the Arts. This touching fantasy tells the story of Gramps and his orphaned grandson, Pud. Gramps is idolized by his young grandson, who models his every action ... Full Story

Udall Continues Fight for Bark-Beetle Mitigation

By Senator Mark Udall If a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound? How about an entire forest? Every spring and summer, the bark beetle epidemic in Colorado’s forests takes on added dimensions. Rather than the green and gold we’ve used as backdrops to family portraits and souvenir postcards, receding snows reveal new swaths of rust-red forest that have succumbed to bark beetles. Colorado is ground zero for the bark beetle epidemic, which has left millions of acres of dead and dying ... Full Story

Political statements about government shutdown

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Representative Cory Gardner May Shut Down Government In Pursuit Of Radical Social Agenda It has become clear that Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) and House Republicans may shut down the government tonight unless they get their extremist agenda that restricts women’s reproductive health care even including cancer screenings. Shutting down government would come at the expense of the 13,272 federal workers in Gardner’s district. This right-wing ... Full Story

Colorado health-plan founder indicted for mail fraud,

DENVER – Gerald Rising, Jr., age 59, of Centennial, Colorado, the owner and operator of Rural Health Plans Initiative Administration Company, also based in Centennial, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury for mail fraud, embezzlement from a health care plan and money laundering, the U. S. Attorney’s Office, IRS – Criminal Investigation, and the Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration announced.  An arrest warrant was issued, and Rising is expected to ... Full Story

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