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Archive for August 20, 2009

It's News to Me: Thanks for the Memories

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder “The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words” — American author Phillip K. Dick The human mind is capable of amazing things, but it is hardly infallible. Ask any police officer and they will tell you that people often make for unreliable witnesses. It’s not that witnesses are trying to intentionally mislead the police (usually, that is), it’s just the way we’re wired. When I was in middle school, one of my teachers ... Full Story

Around Town: Observations on the New and the Old

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder When I attended the first Thompson School District Board of Education meeting earlier this month I noticed the board members were not looking at the audience as much as usual. Then I noticed the notebook computer in front of each board member. The new superintendent has brought them into the digital age and now they refer to the agenda and supporting documents on their computer screens rather than having the printed document in front of them. It was a ... Full Story

Police Beat: Aug. 20, 2009

Monday, Aug. 10 A 16-year-old female reported that her 18-speed bicycle was missing after she spent some time in the swimming pool at Berthoud Park. Tuesday, Aug. 11 Police found no criminal violation in a physical disturbance in the 800 block of Jay Place. Police received a noise complaint about a rooster on Common Drive that crows off and on all day. A code violation in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue led to a written warning being issued. Suspicious Circumstances in Progress reported ... Full Story

Birth: Pierce Vance Curry

Pierce Vance Curry was born Friday, July 31 to proud parents Jeff and Shannon Curry of Berthoud at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. At his delivery, Pierce weighed 6 pounds, 9.2 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. (more…)

Fire Beat: Aug. 20, 2009

Tuesday, Aug. 11 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Bianca Court for a person who had fainted. The patient was transported. Thursday, Aug. 13 BFPD responded to a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 287 and County Road 4. There were no injuries. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Eighth Street and Mountain Avenue involving a motorcyclist. There were no injuries. BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 249 for a motor vehicle accident involving a single vehicle with ... Full Story

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