Author Archives: Alicia Sapp

Register Now for Little League Baseball and Softball

The Colorado River Valley Little League is in its 10th season of bringing competitive baseball to our area! This year we are looking for both girls and boys between the ages of 7 and 16 that live in New Castle, … Continue reading

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BBB Warning: Avoid Powerball Scams

With Powerball now breaking records for the largest lottery jackpot in history, Better Business Bureau is warning consumers that scammers will be taking advantage of the situation to trick people into thinking they are winners. The big Powerball winners will … Continue reading

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Develop a Plan If Attending Trade Shows

Trade shows, expos and business fairs are in full swing and attracting consumers interested in ideas, products and services for homes and gardens, vendors for upcoming nuptials, and to check out the latest/greatest in autos, boats and RVs. In most … Continue reading

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Gayle Bean

Last year Gayle Beans’ friends held a fundraiser at Big Daddy’s restaurant in Glenwood. The money was a tremendous help toward health insurance, living expenses… traveling expenses it’s a never ending list! How do you ask for help again when … Continue reading

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BBB Center for Character Ethics & Rotary Announce $5,000 Scholarship

Junior and senior high school students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming are invited to apply for the $5,000 BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship awarded by Better Business Bureau Center for Character Ethics Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming and Rotary Clubs in the … Continue reading

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Try Before You Buy Applies to Fitness, Too

You’ve resolved to get healthy and fit in 2016 and now you want to put that resolution into action. You make a plan to start walking or jogging, building up to a 5K by spring.   Maybe you’re even among … Continue reading

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5 Consumer-Smart Resolutions for 2016

The clock on 2015 is ticking. Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?   Being fit/healthy tops the list when it comes to most popular resolutions, but there are many others that – if kept – could make an … Continue reading

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Clock is Ticking on Time Frame for Gift Returns

One in three people is expected to return one or more holiday gifts this year, according to the National Retail Federation. And the time frame in which the gift can be returned begins when the item is purchased, not received. … Continue reading

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Ransomware Now Taking Form of ‘Drive-By Attacks’

Better Business Bureau warns that a new and more dangerous form of ransomware is targeting businesses and consumers alike.   Until now, ransomware has relied on a user downloading malware, either from the Internet or as an attachment to an … Continue reading

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BBB Offers Tips for Cyber Safe Holiday Travel

If you’re driving or flying this holiday season to visit family and friends, you’ll most likely not only have your smartphone, but your laptop, tablet or other smart devices with you.   While these devices make it a snap to … Continue reading

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