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Longmont-area events for the week of March 2: Longmont Chorale performs Sunday

Longmont. Call 303-651-8470. • The History of Beekeeping in Northern Colorado —Tom Theobald, founding member of the Boulder County Beekeepers Association and president for 30 years will discus the history of beekeeping in Colorado, 7 p.m. Tuesday ...

FLEX regional bus service to connect Fort Collins and Boulder

Longmont, Loveland, the University of Colorado, Colorado State University and the Regional Transportation District. The FLEX "has proven to be a very popular service," said Longmont city transportation planner Phil Greenwald. "We've all kind of come ...

DigitalGlobe Flies High after Earnings Report

Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe (NYSEARCA:DGI) is a company which brings us satellite images of the earth. By now, most people are familiar with Google Earth. They use it to see how their old neighborhoods have changed and for exploring the world.

Man gets life in prison, plus 36 years for stabbing 2 to death outside Longmont house party

BOULDER, Colorado — A jury has convicted a man in the stabbing deaths of two people outside a Longmont house party. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1AjUPt9) 22-year-old Secundino Martinez was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of 18 ...

Longmont’s DigitalGlobe Has Satellite That Offers High-Resolution Images

The Longmont, Colorado-based company said Wednesday it is providing images of objects as small as 12 inches from space. Previously, the highest resolution it could offer most customers was images of objects measuring 20 inches. DigitalGlobe got permission ...

Final suspect in vandalism of Longmont's Mountain View Cemetery arrested

The final suspect in the 2013 vandalism of a statue and more than 150 headstones at Longmont's Mountain View Cemetery is being extradited back to Colorado and will face felony charges. John Heston, 21, is set to be extradited to Boulder County after being ...

Victim ID'd in fatal Longmont crash

LONGMONT – One person was killed after a Dodge van hit a pedestrian on a remote part of northbound Highway 287 Saturday evening, according to Colorado State Patrol. Authorities received a call about the incident just after 9:15 p.m. The victim has been ...

Colorado town takes its lead from county in the event of an emergency

In the event of a biological outbreak or attack, the city of Longmont, Colorado, will look to the Boulder County Public Health Department for direction. While the city has several initiatives that it uses to inform community members of public health ...

Colorado faces lawsuit from residents over legal marijuana

Colorado Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, reacts to the announcement that a federal lawsuit is being filed on behalf of two Colorado citizens by a Washington D.C.-based group to shut down the state's $800-million-a-year marijuana industry DENVER (AP ...

Police Recruit Job - Longmont Department of Public Safety - Longmont, Colorado

Visit http://longmontcolorado.g ov/departments/department s-n-z/public-safety-depar tment/recruitment/police- officer for full details. Having a desire to serve your community is a strict philosophy of our department.

Man Who Stabbed 2 Teens To Death At Longmont Party Gets Life In Prison

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A man convicted of stabbing two people to death will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Secundino “Dino” Martinez of Frederick was found guilty of first and second degre…

Longmont Times-Call Afoot!

This month’s column for the Longmont Times-Call features a spectacularly lifelike pottery skull, complete with very authentic looking teeth.  Is anything like that hiding in your garage? Joyful Surrou…

See Why You Belong in Longmont, Colorado by City of Longmont Colorado | February 27, 2015 at 08:54PM

Video Title: See Why You Belong in Longmont, Colorado This video has upload by City of Longmont Colorado Date: February 27, 2015 at 08:54PM Original Source (Youtube video ID wHZKj3KuxiQ) See Why Yo…

How Custom Orthotics In Longmont CO Help Foot Pain Sufferers

By Earlene McGee Over seventy-five percent of all adults have endured the agony of an ankle or foot injury, and in an effort to find relief have turned to over-the-counter inserts and arch supports…

How Custom Orthotics In Longmont CO Provide Relief From Foot Pain

By Earlene McGee Nearly three-quarters of the adult population has experienced the intense pain of a foot or ankle injury, and many people turn to over-the-counter shoe inserts in an effort to find r…

Returned Items At Walmart May Not Include Taxes In Refund

DENVER (CBS4)- Those who purchase items at Walmart may not have been getting all their money back when returning items. Walmart admits it has been shortchanging customers when it comes to taxes. It’s…

Autumn Family Session in the Park

This beautiful family contacted me to book a session just as I landed on a trip to Montana. We schedule the session in mid-November and we got chilly temperatures, as the sun set. The payoff, as plann…

How Custom Orthotics In Longmont CO Provide Relief From Foot Pain

By Earlene McGee Nearly three-quarters of the adult population has experienced the intense pain of a foot or ankle injury, and many people turn to over-the-counter shoe inserts in an effort to find…

LA To NYC In Under An Hour, Hyperloop System Will Let You Travel At 4,000 MPH

Commuting is a way of life for most Bay Area residents. Many people are accustomed to an hour commute each way without traffic. Some people even commute to Southern California several times a month, s…

02-20-15 “From our Lands to Your Hands” Feb 25th in Longmont, CO…

CFB and Boulder St. Vrain Valley County Farm Bureau will participate in a Family Farm Fair on Wed., Feb. 25 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. The theme of the Family Farm Fair is…


Get a Homeland Security Job in LONGMONT COLORADO

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at dhs.usajobs.gov.

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.


No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.


Last Published Date: December 16, 2014



Cautions with Jasbug in LONGMONT COLORADO

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]

How can I prepare for breastfeeding before I give birth?

baby-breastfeedingTo prepare for breastfeeding, the most important thing you can do is have confidence in yourself and to plan ahead. Committing to breastfeeding starts with the conviction that you can do it! Other steps you can take to prepare for breastfeeding are:
  • Get good prenatal care, which can help you avoid early delivery. Babies born too early have more problems with breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor about your plans to breastfeed, and ask if the place where you plan to deliver your baby has the staff and setup to support successful breastfeeding. Some hospitals and birth centers have taken special steps to create the best possible environment for successful breastfeeding. These places are called Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Birth Centers.
  • Take a breastfeeding class. Pregnant women who comprehend about how to breastfeed are more likely to be successful at breastfeeding than those who do not. Breastfeeding classes offer pregnant women and their partners the chance to prepare and ask questions before the baby´s arrival.
  • Ask your doctor to recommend a lactation consultant. You can establish a contact with a lactation consultant before the baby comes so that you will have support ready after the baby is born.
  • Talk to your doctor about your health. Discuss any breast surgery or injury you may have had. If you have depression, or are taking supplements or medicines, talk with your doctor about treatments that can work with breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor that you would like to breastfeed as soon as possible after delivery. The sucking instinct is very strong within the baby´s first hour of life.
  • Talk to friends who have breastfed, or consider joining a breastfeeding support group.
  • Talk to fathers, partners, and other family members about how they can help you successfully breastfeed. Partners and family members can:
    • Support your breastfeeding by being kind and encouraging
    • Show their love and appreciation for all of the work that goes into breastfeeding
    • Be good listeners if you need to talk about any breastfeeding concerns you might have
    • Help make sure you have enough to drink and get enough rest
    • Help around the house
    • Take care of any other children who are at home
    • Give the baby love through playing and cuddling
  • Get the items you will need for breastfeeding, such as nursing bras, covers, and nursing pillows.


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