Archive for October 5, 2010
Rich Ball should be elected to the Senate District 15 post. He believes in performance-based audits of government departments and incentives for them to stop use-it-or-lose-it spending gimmicks that can be wasteful. Results would have to be proven before budgets are allocated. As a former small-business man, he will help businesses bring jobs to Colorado. He has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Rotary Club and many more. He will take his public-service ... Full Story
At today's Administrative Matters meeting, the Larimer County Commissioners, all Republicans, joined a long list of legislators who have passed a resolution opposing Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101. Most, if not all cities and towns, special districts and civic organization in Larimer County have expressed their opposition to these ballot proposals. Only State Senator Kevin Lundberg of Berthoud has come out in favor of these proposals, showing that he is out of step with, not ... Full Story
On October 4, 2010, at 1:45 A.M. a pedestrian flagged down an on-duty deputy in the 1300 block of North Taft Road. The complainant reported that he and his friends had been assaulted by various individuals who lived on a small parcel of property in the 1300 block on North Taft Road in unincorporated Larimer County. The complainant along with three other individuals were interviewed by deputies and investigators for several hours. The results of those interviews allowed investigators to ... Full Story
The Special District Association of Colorado (SDA) recently awarded its Board Member of the Year to John Erickson for his service to the Berthoud Fire Protection District. The SDA awards several Distinguished Board Member Awards each year, but only one board member is chosen to receive the Board Member of the Year Award. This year that honor went to Erickson. Berthoud Fire Chief Steve Charles had this to say about Erickson’s award, “There are 1,600 special districts in Colorado; it ... Full Story
The Berthoud High School Band Car Wash fundraiser Wednesday, October 6 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. At the Colorado Rapid Car Wash on the west end of Berthoud. A great opportunity to get your car clean for Homecoming and support the BHS Band!
The Berthoud High School Homecoming parade will be Friday, October 8 at 4 p.m. Enter a float or come to watch the parade go do Mountain Avenue. This year the students are honoring Brad and Diny Pickert as the Homecoming Grand Marshals. The senior Pickerts have made great contributions to the high school and have passed that tradition down to their children. Come out and give the Pickerts a big ovation. If you wish to help out or have a topless car for the parade royalty to ride in, ... Full Story