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Friday, May 6, 2016

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Obituary: Betty Ruth Markham

Obituary: Betty Ruth Markham

Betty Ruth (Deaver) Markham was born in Vinita, Oklahoma on September 30, 1923 to Dwight and Inez (Adamson) Deaver. During her younger years she lived in Miami, Oklahoma, later moving to Mead, Colorado to attend Mead High School where she graduated in 1942. On December 2, 1942 Betty married the love of her life, Willard G. Markham, at First Lutheran Church in Longmont, Colorado. They were married 66 years until his death in 2008. Betty and Willard moved from Longmont to their farm in Berthoud ... Full Story

Obituary: Milton Lowell Hamann

Obituary: Milton Lowell Hamann

Milton Lowell HamannJanuary 25, 1927 ~ September 14, 2015Milton L. Hamann of Longmont, died September 14, 2015 at Life Care Center of Longmont. He was 88 Years old. He was born January 25, 1927 in Leigh, Nebraska to Henry Alexander and Freida Marie (Claussen) Hamann. He grew up on farms in Montana and Nebraska. He attended high school in Grand Island, Nebraska.He married Vivian V. Lett on September 3, 1950 in Holyoke, Colorado. They moved to Arvada and then to Longmont in 1967. They were ... Full Story

Obituary: Steven Edward Coseo

Obituary: Steven Edward Coseo

Steven Edward Coseo 57, of Berthoud formerly of Loveland, passed away at University Hospital in Aurora, Colorado on August 26, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He never gave up the fight.Steve was born in Loveland on January 19, 1958 to Donald and Edna (Geist) Coseo. Steve was the oldest of three children. Steve lived most of his life in the Loveland area, moving away a couple times but always coming back home.Steve married Gladys (Bethel) Coseo on June 11, 1977 in Loveland at St. John's Catholic ... Full Story

Obituary: William “Bill” Wegener

Obituary: William “Bill” Wegener

Chief William Henry "Bill" Wegener of Berthoud was born on November 8, 1938 and went to eternal peace on August 4, 2015 after a short battle with cancer.He was born in Harvey, Illinois, to Thelma Lillian (Brown) and William August Wegener.After high school, Bill joined the United States Air Force in 1956, achieving the rank of Airman 2nd Class as a Weapons Specialist. After being Honorably Discharged in 1963, he moved on to a career in Law Enforcement. Bill's career led to numerous positions ... Full Story

Master Gardeners: May 2015

Master Gardeners: May 2015

Nostalgia in the Garden By: Charleen BarrColorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Planting seeds has been a human activity for thousands of years. Seed was saved and replanted again the following year. Over several generations, plants were selected for certain traits. Our edible broccoli, for example, became different from the tough, wild plants that are its ancestor. The scientific definition of an heirloom is an open-pollinated variety—meaning the flower is ... Full Story

Obituary: Max N Schaal

Obituary: Max N Schaal

He was born Jan 26, 1925 to Newton and Etta Schaal, on a ranch near Limon Colo. Max grew up at the site of the United States Air Force Academy and was a veteran of War II. After being discharged from the Army, he came to Berthoud, and farmed prior to operating a Machining business with Brothers Dale and Jack for fifteen years, doing business with IBM and Hewitt Packard, and later operating a 1600 acre ranch with his Brother Dale at Woodrow, Colo. He married Marjorie Schleiger in 1956 and was ... Full Story

Obituary: Eleanor “Ellie” Finley

Obituary: Eleanor “Ellie” Finley

Beloved mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Eleanor “Ellie” Finley née Lopez/Hughes died peacefully in Loveland Colorado at the magical age of 86. Ellie is survived by her eldest son, William H. Hughes of Loveland, daughter, Maryanne Mesple of Berthoud, sister, Mona Vasquez of Berthoud, and sister, Carmen Fairchild of California. Ellie leaves behind 14 grandchildren; James McGough, Chris McGough, Steven McGough, Michael McGough, Anne Marie Sacks, Billy Hughes, Jamie ... Full Story

The County Commissioners Column

The County Commissioners Column

April is National County Government Month By: Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter III People often are unaware of the roles county government plays in their everyday lives. Often people think cities and counties perform the same functions, and in some areas they do, however there are many functions counties provide both inside and outside city limits. As county commissioners we have heard people tell us they don’t live in the county, they live in one of our wonderful cities or towns. This ... Full Story

Loveland Sales Tax on Food

Loveland Sales Tax on Food

  Should Loveland eliminate its sales tax on food? I say no for three reasons; Elimination would cost the city $6.2 million per year. Elimination would remove the city's most stable revenue source; the only one that will be there for us in good times and bad. Its negative effects can be mitigated. First, how I rate a tax: Is it progressive or regressive, stable or volatile, painful or barely noticeable? Four examples: Income tax:   Progressive and barely noticeable, but volatile. In ... Full Story

SOAP BOX EDITORIAL

SOAP BOX EDITORIAL

Angela Myers, Larimer County Clerk & Recorder 498-7852 Election Day is Fast Approaching We are approximately one month from the November 4th General Election. Ballots are due to be mailed the week of October 13th. An important part of administering elections is keeping you informed and providing you insight into how the process works. Formal “Notice of Election” pieces can be found in nearly all local papers this time of year, but I wanted to provide you with some additional ... Full Story

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