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Monday, September 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

ProgressNow: Daily News: Colorado

Federal farm bill backs ag and small-town businesses that support it http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_25138600/federal-farm-bill-backs-ag-and-small-town# When Mike Brady opened Pelican Jo's Pizzeria in Windsor in 2011, money was so tight he couldn't even afford a menu board. The country was battling back from the Great Recession, and getting a bank loan seemed impossible. "If you walked into a bank and said you wanted to open a restaurant, it was like cockroaches when the lights went on," he ... Full Story

Problem solving the TSD way

Problem solving the TSD way

  To the Editor, I have a list of steps for solving problems. Here is how the TSD (Loveland) school board measured up on Wednesday night: Identify the problem.                           Student achievement is too low. What does that mean?                        Not discussed. How serious it is?                                Not discussed. How did the problem originate?         Not ... Full Story

Time for Trefoils

Time for Trefoils

It is that time of year again. Girl Scout Cookies went on sale today. The scouts have been selling cookies since 1917 and here at the Wamsley house I am proud that we have had 3 generations of Girl Scouts who have participated in this program. The profits from the cookie sales help pay for scouting activities and teaches the girls life long business skills. During this first week the scouts are encouraged to ask family and friends to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Starting next week they ... Full Story

Aurora borealis in Colorado?

Aurora borealis in Colorado?

  Aurora borealis may dip into state tonight, say CU-Boulder experts University of Colorado Boulder space weather experts say a powerful solar storm may cause the aurora borealis to light up as far south as Colorado and New Mexico in the coming nights. Daniel Baker, director of CU-Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, said space weather forecasts indicate there is a good chance a coronal mass ejection tied to a large solar flare from the sun Tuesday may ... Full Story

Miranda Craft completes basic training

Miranda Craft completes basic training

  Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Miranda L. Craft graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air ... Full Story

Berthoud horses headed for Rose Parade

Berthoud horses headed for Rose Parade

Berthoud horses are headed to the Rose Parade in California 13 Norwegian Fjord horses -- with eight from Berthoud -- will make their debut in the 125th annual Rose Parade in Pasadena By Jessica Benes Reporter-Herald Staff Writer  About 800,000 people will experience the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade live from Pasadena, Calif., on Wednesday, and another 57 million people will view it on television. Viewers will see flowery floats, marching bands and equestrian units marching ... Full Story

Dogs and Moose Do Not Play Well Together

Dogs and Moose Do Not Play Well Together

    DENVER - In the wake of several people being injured by moose this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that moose can be aggressive when dogs and humans get too close. Since early spring, wildlife officers have responded to three human/moose conflicts, including two recent incidents in Grand Lake. In all three instances, dogs - both on and off-leash - reportedly spooked the moose before it charged and seriously injured the dog's ... Full Story

Obituary: Pauline Ann Sorber Clark

Obituary: Pauline Ann Sorber Clark

A graveside memorial service for longtime Berthoud resident, Paula Clark, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 23, 2013 at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Berthoud, Colorado. Paula was born on February 14, 1945 in Spirit Lake, Iowa to Forrest and Ethyl McCann.  She passed away at McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colorado on December 17, 2013 at the age of 68. She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Thelma May McCann; a brother, Stanley McCann and her husband Roger ... Full Story

Helping a 4th grader learn about Colorado

Dear Editor, My name is Zoe Bucshon. I am a 4th grader at Evansville Day School in Evansville, Indiana. I am working on a state report on Colorado. I would appreciate it if you could publish my letter in your newspaper so your readers could send me postcards, brochures, or anything else that would help me with my report. Could you please have them send the information by March 1, 2014? Sincerly yours, Zoe Bucshon 3400 North Green River Rd Evansville, Indiana 47715

Mother charged in 3-year-old’s shooting death

Mother charged in 3-year-old’s shooting death

  Greeley, CO – The mother of a 3-year-old who accidentally shot himself in Frederick has been charged with Criminally Negligent Child Abuse Resulting in Death. Dione Warren turned herself in on the Class 3 felony Monday night. Warren summoned emergency crews to her home in the 500 block of Pine Street the morning of Oct. 28 and reported finding her son, Sheine Steine, lying on the ground in her bedroom, unresponsive and bleeding from the head, according to police and ... Full Story

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