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Holiday Decorations – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Decorations – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Decorations Use Only Nonflammable Decorations All decorations should be nonflammable or flame-retardant and placed away from heat vents. If you are using a metallic or artificial tree, make sure it is flame retardant. Don't Block Exits Ensure that trees and other holiday decorations do not block an exit way. In the event of a fire, time is of the essence. A blocked entry/exit way puts you and your family at risk. Never Put Wrapping Paper in the ... Full Story

Holiday Lights – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Lights – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

  Maintain Your Holiday Lights Inspect holiday lights each year for frayed wires, bare spots, gaps in the insulation, broken or cracked sockets, and excessive kinking or wear before putting them up. Use only lighting listed by an approved testing laboratory. Do Not Overload Electrical Outlets Do not link more than three light strands, unless the directions indicate it is safe. Connect strings of lights to an extension cord before plugging the cord into the outlet. Make ... Full Story

Holiday Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire: Tree Safety

Holiday Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire: Tree Safety

Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated 250 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 170 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year. Together, these fires resulted in 21 deaths and 43 ... Full Story

The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory

The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee meets Tuesday

The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 14th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.

EnergyLogic is an Environmental Stewardship Winner

EnergyLogic is an Environmental Stewardship Winner

  Larimer County Names 2010 Environmental Stewardship Winners Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today announced the 2010 Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Awards. These awards, first presented in 1995, are given each year to honor the environmental efforts of county residents, businesses and organizations.  To date 53 awards have been presented to programs, people and organizations since the program began 16 years ago.  Today five ... Full Story

Movie Review: RED

Movie Review: RED

Rarely Exceeds Dull By Thomas N. Few movies can boast as much star power as Robert Schwentke’s RED. With big-name actors such as Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and cameo of old-timer Ernest Borgnine, one might think Red is a recipe for success, yet it proves a good film is not made with sheer star power alone. The film begins with RED, Retired and Extremely Dangerous, CIA agent Frank Moses (Willis) being attacked by a government hit squad. After escaping ... Full Story

Obituary: Shirley Jean Sandlian

Obituary: Shirley Jean Sandlian

Shirley Jean Sandlian, 68 of Berthoud, died December 8, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born in Boulder, CO on October 20, 1942 to Jay D. and Elsie E. Winn. She grew up and went to school in Boulder. Shirley married John Robert Cushman in September of 1961. Together they had five children. John passed away, April 14, 1975. Several years later, Shirley married Donald Eugene Sandlian. Donald passed away January 13, 1997. Shirley lived west of Berthoud for more than 40 ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Board Agenda, December 14

EarthSky Tonight—Dec. 13, Best night for 2010

EarthSky Tonight—Dec. 13, Best night for 2010 Geminids

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The best night for viewing the 2010 Geminid meteor shower might be the night of December 13 from late night until dawn (Monday before midnight, Tuesday morning after midnight). You will see the most meteors after the moon sets in the middle of the night. By the way, the bright “star” near tonight’s moon is the planet Jupiter. Generally, the shower intensifies after midnight and reaches its ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 12, 2010 Geminid meteors

EarthSky Tonight—December 12,  2010 Geminid meteors late evening to dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Sunday, December 12 is one of the peak nights of the 2010 Geminid meteor showers. Monday, December 13 might be even better. The dazzling Geminid meteor shower should pick up steam from late evening until around 2 a.m. when the radiant point – near the star Castor in the constellation Gemini – is high in the sky. Radiant point for December’s Geminid meteor shower As a bonus, the moon is near ... Full Story

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