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Archive for July 23, 2009

Business Briefs: Free Identity Theft Prevention Class

Learn how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years — and thousands of dollars — cleaning up the mess from identity theft. This class will be taught by Teri Slater of MoneySense Finance Health Center. In addition, Apex Shredding will have their state-of-the-art mobile shredding unit on site to destroy your information as a fundraiser ($5/box or bag). This event will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2009, with ... Full Story

Good Books, Good Coffee at Berthoud Library Café

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder A hot cup of coffee, good books, free wireless Internet (wi-fi) and sleek black chairs with matching tables: You may be picturing Starbucks or the café at Barnes and Noble, but that charming “café” is just around the corner at your local library. The Berthoud Library recently underwent a transformation thanks to the financial support of Friends of the Berthoud Community Library District and the design expertise of local resident, Ruth Gassner. The ... Full Story

Berthoud Library to Offer Family Legacy Workshop

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Every family shares a history and sometimes poignant, sometimes humorous stories that are passed from generation to generation. Capturing that history and lore can be a rewarding project that creates a legacy for future generations, but how to begin? The Berthoud Community Library District is offering a Family Legacy Workshops on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The workshop will focus on important elements of writing and description to create a ... Full Story

Volunteer Ranger Staff Needed at Horsetooth Reservoir

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is looking to build capacity at Horsetooth Reservoir by adding volunteers to the ranger staff between late May and early September. (more…)

Big Thompson Flood Not Forgotten

July 31 marks the 33rd anniversary of the Big Thompson flood, and this year, as in the past, community members will gather to remember the great losses and consider their hopes for the future. (more…)

Phase II Almost a Wrap

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder It would seem that Phase II of the Mountain Avenue construction project is running along far more smoothly than the first phase. According to Town Engineer Stephanie Brothers, “It’s almost done.” Brothers noted crews will likely wrap up the project by the end of next week. While Sixth Street between Mountain Avenue and the Berthoud Pool may not look close to completion, with heavy equipment on site and the roadway still to be completed, Brothers said, ... Full Story

O'Malley Glen Courts Incentives

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder “What we’re trying to do is figure out a way to kick start development,” O’Malley Glen developer Steve Hanson said while asking the Town Board for substantial incentives at the Tuesday, July 21 meeting. (more…)

Powering Up: Xcel Franchise in the Air

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder As the Town of Berthoud continues to face declining sales revenues, down about 15 percent this year, the Board of Trustees continue to look for ways to generate sustainable income for the Town’s general fund. (more…)

Town Briefs: Resident Questions Status of Xcel

Resident Dorian Ryan asked the Town Board when citizens would have an opportunity to provide input about the proposed franchise agreement with Xcel Energy during the public comment portion of the July 21 meeting. Many people in the community are concerned about the increase in electric utility bills the franchise would create in addition to those anticipated from Xcel in the coming months, she said. (more…)

Humane Society Has Bite: Tethering Law Goes Into

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Larimer County Commissioners voted unanimously on Monday, July 20 to approve changes to the county’s existing animal control ordinance. Changes include new regulation on when and how dogs can be tethered in their owner’s yards and applies only to unincorporated Larimer County. While the ordinance does not ban chaining dogs entirely, it does restrict owners from using tethers less than 10 feet in length or from using chains that are “too heavy or too big ... Full Story

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