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Archive for February 26, 2009

Larimer County Surveyor Applications Being Sought

The Board of Larimer County Commissioners will appoint a new Larimer County surveyor from applications now being sought. Applications are available online at: http://www.larimer.org/surveyorApplication.cfm, or an application and be picked up at the Board of County Commissioners office at 200 West Oak St., 2nd floor, Fort Collins. Interested persons must return the application online or to the Commissioners office by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13. Current Commissioner Tom Donnelly resigned the ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 26, 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 17 It pays to report incidents to the police. While speaking with a Berthoud woman about a case, she mentioned that her grandson’s bicycle had been stolen a few weeks before. The officer recognized it as one in the department’s abandoned property and boy and bicycle were reunited. A loud hissing noise coming from the area of High Country Proco at 10 a.m. was identified as a propane tank being blown out. Police found a bicycle in the area of First St. and Indiana ... Full Story

Fire Report: Feb. 26, 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Feb. 16-22 Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 BFPD responded to a structure fire on Schultz Lane. The fire started around the exhaust piping system inside the wall between the living room and master bedroom. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 BFPD responded to a wildland fire with the Loveland Fire District in the Bobcat Storm Mountain area. Two brush trucks from Berthoud were assigned to the fire until the ... Full Story

Berthoud Community Library Youth Events for March

The Berthoud Community Library is located at 236 Welch Ave. For more information on any of our programs, please call (970) 532-2757 or visit online at www.berthoudpubliclibrary.org. Family Movie Mondays5:30pm - 7:30pm Enjoy dinner and a movie!  Bring in dinner and we’ll supply the large screen family movie and snacks! Teen TuesdaysThe Berthoud Public Library will be hosting Teen Tuesdays for Middle School Students every week from January - May from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Come hang out @ the ... Full Story

Rices Celebrate 25 Years

Les and Patricia “Patty” Rice are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary this year. They were married on Feb. 18, 1984 in Longmont and went to Estes Park for their honeymoon. They met in Colorado Springs while Les Rice was in the army, and Patty was working for a manufacturer. Their meeting was on Nevada Avenue while cruising. They had planned on going for dinner the following weekend, but because Patty gave him the wrong phone number by mistake, it took another week to actually get ... Full Story

Legal Notices: Feb. 26, 2009

LGLB2009-9 NOTICE OF ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS MEETING OF THE HANDY DITCH COMPANY Meeting will be held at the Berthoud Community Center, 248 Welch Ave.; Berthoud, CO on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 9 a.m. for registration and call to order at 10 a.m. for the purpose of electing board of directors for the ensuing year and to transact any other business that may properly come before the meeting. Brad Johnson, President. If you have any questions, please call Lisa Butler at (970) ... Full Story

Obituaries: Feb. 26, 2009

Robert Thomas Roark Robert “Bob” Thomas Roark died on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009. He was 73 years old. Born on April 22, 1935, in Rock Falls, Ill., Roark was the son of Jeanette (Andrews) and Howard Roark. He married Mary Jo Wright on Nov. 25, 1954, in Princeton, Ill. The couple then moved to Colorado in 1957. Roark owned and operated Longmont Signs and Decals from 1964 to 1976, and then served as pastor of Tri-Town Baptist Church until his retirement from full-time ministry in 1993. He ... Full Story

Homeschooling a Way of Life for the Lebsack Family

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Paul and Wendy Lebsack have been homeschooling for over 19 years and like any good teachers they have experienced ups and downs, setbacks and successes. They homeschooled all four of their children: daughters, Kristina and Amanda, now married with their own children, Daniel, 19, who is attending college and Noah, age 11, their current and last home student. (more…)

The Election is Over, Really!

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder I guess it’s come to this: we’re stuck in the same endless cycle of partisan election posturing that has infected the politicians and national corporate owned media.  Yet, I hope that it’s not too late.  Perhaps we can nip this local phenomenon in the bud by not encouraging the perpetrators. (more…)

Vote With Your Dollars

Around Town By Gary Wamsley It may be the color of my Cherokee, “write-me-up-officer red” as my daughter puts it, or the driving on Bunyan Avenue at late hours, but I was stopped by the police earlier this month. I drew attention to myself because my tail light lens was broken and the bright white light was obvious. The officer was polite and explained I could get transparent red tape to make a temporary repair and avoid the inconvenience of late night conversations with the police. The ... Full Story

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