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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Ending deficit spending won’t be easy or

Capitol Review By Mark Hillman It’s a political reality: talking about how to govern is far easier than actually governing. Government, after all, is a reflection of the governed and nothing requires individual voters or “the people” in general to act responsibly. That observation is not an indictment of the electorate but an acknowledgement that voters are never forced to confront tough choices about government spending. Consider the federal debt and deficit. The deficit is the annual ... Full Story

Boulder Man Sentenced For Exploiting Alien Workers,

Boulder Man Sentenced For Exploiting Alien Workers, Harboring Illegal Aliens, And Tax Evasion Charges DENVER – Opas Sinprasong, age 52, of Boulder, Colorado, was sentenced late yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Wiley Y. Daniel to serve 12 months and 1 day in federal prison for exploiting alien workers, harboring illegal aliens and for failing to pay taxes, United States Attorney John Walsh; ICE Office of Homeland Security Investigations in Denver Acting Special Agent in Charge Dave ... Full Story

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Carrie Jean Hyde Marr passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 16, 2011. She was born June 18, 1939, to Wayne and Gladys Hyde and was reared on the family ranch in Loup County, Neb. She received a Bachelor of Arts and Education from Kearney State College, Kearney, Neb., and a Master of Education from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. She married Max M. Marr on June 8, 1963, in Taylor, Neb. She and Max raised their children, Tyler and Jessica, and granddaughter, Carianne in ... Full Story

Deadline Approaching for Inclusion in Annual Farm

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado growers can market their products to consumers through the 27th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory. Listings are being accepted for the 2011 edition of the directory. Published by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Farm Fresh promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities and farms and ranches that sell direct to the public. “The Farm Fresh Directory continues to grow ... Full Story

The Festivus Film Festival

The Festivus Film Festival

January 13 through January 16. Premiering in 2007, the Festivus Film Festival was created to promote high-quality independent films and filmmakers to the Denver public. The festival is not only celebrating its fourth year providing incredible international films to the public but it recent approval as a non-profit organization. The Festivus Film Festival was recently named by MovieMaker Magazine as, “one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the Nation. The 2011 promises to be the best yet. ... Full Story

Hickenlooper names more directors

Over the past week, Governor-elect John Hickenlooper announced several appointments. Reeves Brown will be Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs. Brown is now Executive Director of CLUB 20, a non-profit political advocacy organization representing the interests of the 22-county Western Colorado region. He will use his working relationships with local governments and his experience in collaborative decision-making to assist local governments across Colorado deliver services in ... Full Story

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

Every Cookie Has a Mission: To Help Girls Do Great Things Girl Scout Cookie time starts Friday, Jan. 7. Not only can a box of Girl Scout Cookies satisfy your sweet tooth, but every Girl Scout Cookie purchase helps Girl Scouts in Colorado do great things. When Girl Scouts participate in the annual cookie sale, they are part of the largest girl-led business in the country that generates more than $700 million for girls in communities nationwide. In fact, last year in Colorado, girls ... Full Story

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

The Muse Gallery, 356 Main Street, in downtown Longmont, announces EcoCreations in the WESTend gallery and all new work by our resident artists in the Main Gallery. The Muse Gallery is a collaborative artist gallery in downtown Longmont where local artists display and sell their work. For the community, it is the Gallery where they can view and buy local art ranging from jewelry to abstract paintings. While the Muse is a member gallery not all members show at the same time, so each exhibition ... Full Story

Nikkel to Serve on Redistricting Committee

Rep. Nikkel Takes Leadership Role on Congressional Redistricting House Speaker-designee Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, today announced that he will be appointing Rep. B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, to serve on a special committee tasked with overseeing the congressional redistricting process during the 2011 Legislative Session. “B.J. has a demonstrated ability to build consensus and tackle tough issues,” McNulty said. “These traits will make her a strong and fair voice in the congressional ... Full Story

Vicki Lawrence’s two-woman show coming to Union

Vicki Lawrence’s two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center

Vicki Lawrence's two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center features two big stars Vicki Lawrence and her obnoxiously straight talking character Mama on Saturday, January 29. Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show, features Lawrence, the Emmy Award-winning comedian, as herself and as Mama. First there’s Lawrence, whose singing career includes her 1973 hit single, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," and whose acting career includes numerous stage and television credits, ... Full Story

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