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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Loveland’

An evening with Tom Franklin

An evening with Tom Franklin

  Celebrating ten years of Loveland Loves to Read, the committee has selected Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter as the 2013 community read book. The author, Tom Franklin, will be speaking in the Rialto Theater on September 20th at 7:00pm. See full listing of events below! Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, set in rural Mississippi, begins with the secret friendship of two boys. Larry Ott, a middle class white boy, befriends Silas Jones, the son of a poor black mother. The boys share a ... Full Story

Local magician makes the golf ball disappear

Local magician makes the golf ball disappear

  Lloyd Mobley, a Berthoud resident for 16 years is perhaps better known as the “Great Lloydini” as he and his wife Linda performed their magic show in Berthoud and the surrounding area for many years. He has been playing golf most of his life but only taken it seriously since last summer. He spends most of his practice time at the Olde Course in Loveland, putting, chipping, hitting out of sand traps and driving on the range. Mobley says that he has been out there nearly four or five ... Full Story

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

Mosquito spraying to start in Loveland

West Nile virus cases necessitate emergency spraying   Reports of two additional human cases of illness in Loveland caused by mosquito-borne West Nile virus have triggered emergency spraying in the City beginning Thursday, Aug. 8. Because one of the people infected by the virus lives near Benson Sculpture Garden, site of the heavily attended Sculpture in the Park Show and Sale underway Saturday and Sunday, spraying in that area will occur Thursday night after 10 p.m. That spray application, ... Full Story

Fracking

Fracking

To the Editor, Did the Loveland petition carriers ride their bikes to City Hall to turn in their petitions? Maybe, but there are better questions about hydraulic fracturing. What really is happening out there? How often do spills occur, what have been their effects on ground and surface waters, and have there been attempts to keep this information from us? How can we get oil and gas out of the ground without poisoning drinking water or causing air pollution that leads to serious health ... Full Story

Volunteers needed for Sculpture Show

Volunteers needed for Sculpture Show

    LOVELAND – The nation’s largest outdoor sculpture show is seeking volunteers to perform a wide variety of tasks. “Without the hard work and dedication of each volunteer, this event would not happen,” says Deb Alles, Volunteer Coordinator of the Loveland Sculpture Invitational. Volunteers are needed for the Loveland Sculpture Invitational to fill positions like golf cart/shuttle driver, ticket sales, show setup and tear down, and much more. The full list of positions as ... Full Story

Local gymnast medalist at Junior Olympics

Local gymnast medalist at Junior Olympics

Premier Gymnast, Bailie Holst wins medal at Junior Olympic National Championships By Julee Graham The 2013 Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships consists gymnasts from all the Regions in the United States. This year’s competition was held this past weekend in the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was hosted by the Twin City Twisters. Bailie Holst was one of only five gymnasts from Colorado representing Region 3. Holst was teamed with six gymnasts from Texas, ... Full Story

Canyon Association Pancake Breakfast May 19

Canyon Association Pancake Breakfast May 19

Big Thompson Canyon Association Pancake Breakfast; Sunday, May 19 Now in its 45th year, the Big Thompson Canyon Association (BTCA) Pancake Breakfast has become a tradition in many families. A Sunday trip up the Big Thompson Canyon combined with breakfast in the big historic log building spells an enjoyable and inexpensive family outing. Advance tickets are only $6 for adults and $4 for children 4 to 9 years of age; tickets are $1 more at the door.  Little ones under 4 eat for free.  The BTCA ... Full Story

Daniel Grine accepted to MD program at CU

Daniel Grine accepted to MD program at CU

  Prestigious CU Denver Program Accepts Thompson Valley Senior   Thompson Valley High School catcher Daniel Grine was born prematurely, has been monitored for heart problems and has battled asthma. Despite all that he’s been a two-year starter behind the plate for the Eagles, has just been named a recipient of a Daniels Fund Scholarship and has been accepted into the highly selective BA/BS-MD combined degree program at the University of Colorado Denver.  This fall, Grine will join ... Full Story

Local gymnasts compete in Oklahoma

Local gymnasts compete in Oklahoma

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 8 Regional Qualifiers represented well in the, “Region 3 Championship” in Norman, Oklahoma Aryn Archambeau, Tatum Graham, Alyssa Strong, Jaxi Melby and Kairey Vela/ Region 3 Qualifiers   By Julee Graham Tatum Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 8 Regional Qualifiers represented themselves well in the, “Region 3 Championship” in Norman, Oklahoma. The meet was hosted by Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy on April 20 & 21. Each ... Full Story

Obituary: William H. Schwindt

Obituary: William H. Schwindt

William “Bill” H. Schwindt, 90, passed away on April 16, 2013, at home. He was born on March 6, 1923 in Berthoud to Henry and Elizabeth (Nolde) Schwindt and grew up in the Berthoud/Loveland area. His parents and grandparents were German-Russian immigrants who settled and farmed in Berthoud. Growing up on a farm, the values of hard work and family traditions were taught to him early, and carried through to the rest of his life. He married Dorothy Frank on January 26, 1947 in Loveland at the ... Full Story

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