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Friday, December 19, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘denver’

2014 Rocky Mountain Stamp Show

2014 Rocky Mountain Stamp Show

  The 65th annual Rocky Mountain Stamp Show (RMSS, formerly ROMPEX) will take place May 16 – 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel / Denver International Airport, 15500 East 40th Ave., Denver, Colorado. The RMSS room rate at the Crowne Plaza is $99/night, rooms are available for the week of the show. Hotel reservations may be made at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/RMstamp or use the link on the Rocky Mountain Stamp Show website 24 hour complimentary airport shuttle is available. This is a ... Full Story

Colorado Daily News Digest: Feb 21

Colorado Daily News Digest: Feb 21

  Colorado, Oregon attorneys general strike opposite positions toward gay marriage suits http://www.coloradoindependent.com/146117/colorado-oregon-attorneys-general-strike-opposite-positions-toward-gay-marriage-suits Colorado Republican Attorney General John Suthers said he was committed to defending the state’s ban on gay marriage in the face of a lawsuit filed yesterday challenging its constitutionality. Today comes news that Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined ... Full Story

FEMA Continues to Support Response to Colorado

FEMA Continues to Support Response to Colorado Flooding

  Residents Urged to Use Caution When Returning Home, Register for FEMA Assistance WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to support state and local response efforts to the flooding in Colorado through its National Watch Center in Washington and its Regional Coordination Response Center in Denver, Colo. FEMA urges residents to continue to listen carefully to instructions from their local officials and take recommended protective measures to ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics compete in Denver

Premier Gymnastics compete in Denver

By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies went to the University of Denver this past weekend to compete in the “2013 Denver Winterfest Classic.” Colorado Gymnastics Institute of Aurora was the host of the event that took place February 22-24, 2013. Premier’s Level 7 Team and Level 8 Team each took 3rd Place in the Team competition. Level 7 Team: In the Child Division; Katie Parsons placed 4th on Beam and Nicole Sims placed 5th on both Vault and Floor. In the Junior ... Full Story

Obituary: Sam Macdonald

Obituary: Sam Macdonald

  Frank Samuel Macdonald of Loveland, Colo. died Dec 5, 2012 at Pathways Hospice Care Center. He was born on Dec 24, 1924 in Valverde, a truck farming area west of the South Platte River in Denver, to Frank P. and Lois E. (Merman) Macdonald. Sam attended McKinley Grade School and Grant Jr. High and graduated from South High School in 1942. He was a member of the South Platte Park Pirates softball team. His first paying job was as a caddy at Denver Country Club, he went on to be a ... Full Story

Light Sport Aircraft Expo

Light Sport Aircraft Expo

The Rocky Mountain Light Sport Aircraft Expos is coming to Front Range Airport on Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) are the hottest new category of aircraft. These sporty two-seaters aircraft are uncomplicated and easy to fly and require only a Sport Pilot license pilot rating to fly.  The Sport License requires fewer hours of instruction and the aircraft are less expensive to own or rent. Come to the Expo and find out if Sport Flying ... Full Story

Avs Improve their Recipe

Avs Improve their Recipe

    Team chemistry is an enigma. Perhaps the biggest mystery in sports, it’s an elusive component to winning that every owner, general manager and head coach has been trying to decode for years. No one is quite sure what comprises the winning formula. All that is known is that it’s a delicate balance, one that requires a precise mix of personalities that will mesh into a functional unit. When it’s done right, it’s a beautiful thing, as players come together ... Full Story

Obituary: Thomas McGovern

Obituary: Thomas McGovern

  Thomas McGovern, 48, of Berthoud passed away Saturday, December 24, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 19, 1963 in Denver, Colorado to Kevin and Darlene (Malmquist) McGovern. He graduated from Thornton High School in 1982. He lived in Florida before moving to Berthoud in 1998. Thomas had worked for Pouley Construction since 2004 and at Mastec North America prior to that. He loved the Lord and knew the Lord loved him. He was a loving son, brother, and uncle to his family. He ... Full Story

Denver woman found guilty in mortgage fraud scam

  DENVER – After deliberating for less than 4 hours, a federal court jury found Vicki Dillard Crowe, aka Vicki R. Dillard, age 32, of Denver, guilty of mail and wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney John Walsh, FBI Special Agent in Charge James Yacone and U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Oscar Villanueva announced. Crowe pocketed close to $1,000,000 during the course of her fraudulent scheme. The jury trial, heard before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia ... Full Story

Get Beyond the Bias (about Occupy Denver)

  Get Beyond the Bias By John December 1 I made my third and fourth visits to OccupyDenver last week, including Saturday’s conservative counter-demonstration. While my visit last Thursday was on an unseasonably warm afternoon, Saturday was bitterly cold after a night of heavy snow fall. The weather was so miserable that the organizers of the conservative demonstration cancelled it. Still a rump group of conservatives gathered on the capital steps to listen to informal ... Full Story

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