Saturday, September 29, 2001
Cattlemen expand Web site for kids
Recognizing the relationship today's kids have with their computers, Routt County beef producers are funding an expanded Web site aimed at the younger generation.
Through the $1-per-head beef checkoff program, the producers are helping to support www.burgertown.com, which reaches children 8 to 12 with games, cooking tips, recipes and nutrition information about beef.
Two new games have recently been added to the "Arcade" section of the site, giving kids even more opportunities to learn about America's most popular meat.
"Almost half of all kids are expected to be online by 2002 and 76 percent of U.S. schools are already there," says Fred Lombardi, Executive Director of the Colorado Beef Council. "These young people play an important role in the future of the beef industry."
New veterinarian joins Pet Kare
Dr. Kim Radway joined the Pet Kare Clinic in June 2001.
She graduated in 2000 from Colorado State University's Veterinarian school. She completed a medical, surgical and emergency internship at Northern Colorado Veterinary Specialists in Loveland.
She and her husband, Ryan, are excited about joining a small community. They love to hike, bike, ski and spend time with their two dogs, Turbo and Grizzly.
Frontier Airlines adds two Airbuses
DENVER (AP) Frontier Airlines has acquired two Airbus 319 planes as it works to convert to a fleet made entirely of planes made by the European consortium Airbus.
As of Friday, the Denver-based carrier had 24 Boeings and five Airbuses. Frontier has cut flights by about 20 percent in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but Chief Operating Officer Jeff Potter said Frontier would continue converting to an all-Airbus fleet.
Also, Frontier received its first relief payment as part of the government's airline industry bailout. Frontier received $10.1 million.