Sterling will have a strong voice on the House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources committee, as State Representative Jerry Sonnenberg of Sterling was named chair of that committee. The committee will handle all sorts of legislation, including the environment, animal issues, water and energy. Sonnenberg is a farmer and Speaker Designee Frank McNulty said he picked the right person to head that committee.
Friday, November 12, 2010
First Mark Weeks was in court for a status hearing, and he'll be back in court in January. Now, Ginger Weeks has made a court appearance for a status hearing. Attorneys for both the prosecution and defense and the judge have agreed that her trial date can be moved. Ginger Weeks was Alexis McClain's stepmother and along with Mark Weeks, Ginger Weeks is accused in the three year old's death in July. Alexis was taken to the hospital on July 8 and died of injuries that officials say were conducive to abuse on July 9. The judge in the case wants both Weeks' cases joined.
Posted by Newsroom on 11/12/2010 04:47:00 AM
Officials with the Morgan County Ambulance Service said this week that the service can only make it one more year unless it gets some serious funding. MCAS director Bob Walter told County Commissioners that even though cuts have been made, the service hemorrhaging thousands of dollars a month. He said at one time, the ambulance made it with volunteers, but now has to have full time, paid employees to provide the best care for patients. Walters said the service is too big to run without the appropriate funding.possible,
Posted by Newsroom on 11/12/2010 04:40:00 AM
Colorado and several other states are concerned about E-coli tained cheese that came from Oregon. Costco warehouses have found Mauri Gorgonzola cheese contaminated with E-coli as part of a road show in those areas. Another cheese in the show was linked to another E-coli outbreak that hospitalized 15 people. The bad cheese has sell-by dates of January 13th and 14th.
Posted by Newsroom on 11/12/2010 03:30:00 AM