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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

Colorado Ag Day Celebrates American Way of Life

By John Salazar Commissioner of Agriculture Throughout the centuries, the American way of life has stood for freedom, honor, and integrity. It’s no surprise that those are the same words I use to describe Colorado’s agricultural producers.  It is through the hard work and dedication of our producers that we are able to provide safe, abundant, and affordable products for your family and dinner table. Colorado Ag Day is March 16 and it’s a day to recognize and celebrate the ... Full Story

Senate President says mid-session mark reveals stark

  Republican “attack on the state's most vulnerable citizens continues” DENVER—Today, Colorado Senate President Brandon Shaffer (D-Longmont) offered the following comment as the legislature approaches the mid-session mark on Monday, March 14: “The mid-session mark reveals the stark and sobering differences between Democrats and Republicans. The Republicans’ extreme agenda would lavish almost a billion dollars of tax breaks on special interests, but deny kids the break they ... Full Story

Bennet Backs Bill to End Veterinarian Shortfall in

14 Colorado Counties Have too Few Food Animal Veterinarians   Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has joined a bipartisan push to address the shortfall of veterinarians in underserved rural communities across Colorado and the country. The bipartisan Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act, which Bennet is cosponsoring, would bolster the nation’s veterinary workforce by eliminating taxes on programs that encourage veterinarians to practice in ... Full Story

Don’t feed wildlife

Dow reminds residents: don't feed wildlife DURANGO, Colo. -- As Colorado enters the snowy transition between winter and spring, the Colorado Division of Wildlife is reminding citizens that feeding wildlife in Colorado is not only illegal but can also harm wildlife. Native species are adapted to survive the long months of privation that winter brings. While sick, old or weak individuals may succumb to the stresses of winter, local populations generally meet the spring ready to begin ... Full Story

Top Consumer Complaints in Colorado

Attorney General unveils top 2010 consumer complaints During the 2010 calendar year, Colorado consumers filed 6,462 complaints with the Office of the Attorney General — a nearly 37 percent increase over 2009’s total of 4,723 complaints and a 117 percent increase over 2008’s total of 2,969 complaints.  

Sentence for man involved in investment, securities

Attorney General announces 10-year community corrections sentence for man involved in investment, securities fraud scam   DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced that a Douglas County District Court judge sentenced Adam Kelepolo (DOB: 2/10/1973) to a 10-year community corrections sentence for his part in defrauding investors between September 2002 and March 2007 as part of a securities fraud scheme. Kelepolo also was ordered to pay $820,000 in restitution to his ... Full Story

Chicken Wild Rice Soup recipe.

Colorado Dairy Products Keep You “Moo-ving” 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 dairy products are featured in our Chicken Wild Rice Soup recipe. Available Now…Dairy Products Dairy production is one of Colorado’s top ten agricultural sectors. Approximately 115,000 dairy cows reside on 125 licensed ... Full Story

Case against suspected serial burglar of Front Range

Case against suspected serial burglar of Front Range golf courses

Attorney General tees off case against suspected serial burglar of Front Range golf courses DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office, in conjunction with the Broomfield Police Department, have arrested a Lakewood  man suspected of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of items from numerous individuals and golf courses along the Front Range. According to the 20-count indictment, Marc Pierre Friel (DOB: 7/4/1966) stole more than $93,000 worth ... Full Story

16-year prison sentence for ringleader

Attorney General announces 16-year prison sentence for ringleader of multimillion-dollar commercial Ponzi scheme   DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver judge has sentenced John Reinholdt II (DOB: 1/10/1972) to 16 years in prison and ordered him to pay $2.5 million in restitution for his role in running a commercial Ponzi scheme. “Criminals that defraud Colorado banks drive up the cost of home loans and other credit for all consumers,” ... Full Story

Schmidt’s Bakery closed down, again

Schmidt’s Bakery closed down, again

According to an employee, agents of the Colorado Department of Revenue entered the Loveland Schmidt's Olde Time Bakery this morning and locked the doors and then asked the customers to leave. Employees were give time to put food back into freezers and coolers and then they too had to leave. Apparently, the deal struck last year to allow the popular restaurant to reopen had fallen through. The documents posted on the front door showed the bakery still owing July 2009 taxes plus several ... Full Story

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