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Friday, May 6, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

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 discussed. What do the ... 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 will begin ... 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 impact Earth ... 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 along the ... 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 owner. Moose in ... 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 Clark. Pauline ... Full Story

Obituary: Donald Eugene Dortch

Obituary: Donald Eugene Dortch

  Donald Eugene Dortch, 89 years old, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, passed away on Oct. 14, 2013. Donald was born in Berthoud Colorado Oct. 3, 1924, to the late Finley and MaryAnn Dortch. Donald graduated from Berthoud High School, joined the army and served in WWII. Donald served in the US Army, receiving the Victory Medal in WWII, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and 4 Bronze Stars for major battles. After being discharged from the military, he ... Full Story

Candidates for Loveland City Council

Candidates for Loveland City Council

  To the Editor, Loveland’s Ward I has two candidates running for City Council.  Which would make the best Councilperson at this time? One candidate is a Loveland native and an attorney with a small, local legal office. He serves on Loveland’s Planning Commission. The other is retired corporate chemist, Irene Fortune, who has worked for British Petroleum (BP) and most recently for DuPont, the American chemical company that has developed such products as nylon, Teflon, Kevlar (vests), ... Full Story

Obituary: Leah M. Moore

Obituary: Leah M. Moore

  Leah M. Moore, 97, of Loveland died peacefully at her daughter’s home October 8, 2013. She was born March 30, 1916 in Severance, Colorado, to Fred and Katherine Brunner. Leah graduated from Eaton High School in 1934 and graduated with a Nursing degree at Presbyterian School of Nursing in 1937. She was surgical nurse at Loveland Memorial Hospital for over many years, retiring in 1975. She has lived in Loveland for 51 years before moving to Berthoud 7 years ago. Leah married Paul Moore ... Full Story

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