June 2011
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Rafting death on the Poudre

Rafting death on the Poudre

  LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Justin E. Smith, Sheriff   Rafter Death     Date:    June 23, 2011 A rafting accident on the Poudre River left one rafter dead and one with a suspected broken leg today.  At approximately 12:40 p.m. this afternoon, Larimer County Emergency Services and the Larimer County Dive Rescue Team were dispatched to assist Poudre Canyon Fire Department on the report of two rafters stuck on an island across from the Mishawaka Inn and one rafter ... Full Story

Obituary: Julian Lujan Huerta

Obituary: Julian Lujan Huerta

Julian Lujan Huerta of Berthoud, Colorado died June 17, 2011, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 77 years of age. He was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Berthoud, to Gregorio Aguilar Huerta and Natalia Lujan. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 1953 and then served in the U.S. Army. He was first married to Twylah Claudette Seguine. He married Micaela Juarez Ruffier in Mazatlan, Mexico in 1997 He worked many years for United Building Centers and for IBM and served his community as a Berthoud ... Full Story

Boehner and Republicans to support Gaddafi

Blomberg Boehner Says Lawmakers May Seek to Deny Funds for U.S. Operations in Libya By Margaret Talev and James Rowley House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama’s explanation of why he can continue the U.S. mission in Libya without lawmakers’ approval “doesn’t pass a straight-face test” and that lawmakers will consider options to constrain the president, including withholding funds. Read More

Representative Gardner’s Republican Leadership Tries

Representative Gardner’s Republican Leadership Tries to End Social Security

  House Republican Leaders, including Congressman Pete Sessions, the man responsible for getting Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) re-elected, introduced legislation to end Social Security as we know it - starting immediately. Gardner already voted for the controversial Republican plan to end Medicare, while protecting subsidies for Big Oil and tax breaks for millionaires, and increasing the debt ceiling by $2 trillion. “After following his Republican leadership and voting to end ... Full Story