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Eagles Take 2-1 Series Lead With 7-4 Win Over Rush

Eagles Take 2-1 Series Lead With 7-4 Win Over Rush

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles got goals from six different players and saw both Rapid City netminders in a 7-4 win in Game 3 of the Turner Conference Finals. The Eagles used two power-play goals and a pair of shorthanded tallies as well to take a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-seven series that will send the winning team to the Ray Miron Presidents' Cup Finals. The Eagles started strong -- getting a goal on their first shot -- when Daymen Rycroft broke into the Rush ... Full Story

The Pulliam Building

The Pulliam Building

White Elephant or Diamond in the Rough Once the crown jewel of downtown Loveland, this magnificent structure has fallen on hard times. When the community center was built during the depression years, its magnificent maple floors, a stage for productions and seating for over 500 people in a town with a population of less than 6,000 made Loveland the envy of the country. The project was built as a Works Progress Administration project on land donated by D.T. and Lillian Pulliam, who also ... Full Story

SWAT Deployment

SWAT Deployment

Date:                   May 3, 2011 Several homes had to be evacuated in the 3300-block of Saratoga Street in Wellington last night as Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance with a woman and child allegedly not being allowed to leave the residence.  After deputies arrived, they discovered the woman and child had left the residence but at least one gunshot was heard coming from inside the residence.  A pistol was later recovered ... Full Story

Berthoud High Golf Team Competes at Beautiful Mariana

Berthoud High Golf Team Competes at Beautiful Mariana Butte

Lady Spartans Place Fifth in R2-J Invitational By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High School girls golf team competed in the R2-J league meet on Thursday at the hilly Mariana Butte Golf Course in Loveland. As a team, the Lady Spartans finished in fifth place out of the six teams competing from the Northern League of class 4A. The Lady Spartans will compete Tuesday in Fort Morgan and Wednesday in Estes Park before returning to Mariana Butte on Monday, May 9 for the 4A Northern ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: April 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: April 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary,  April 2011 Saturday, April 2 BFPD responded to a commercial structure fire alarm at 1328 N First Street. The alarm turned out to be a false alarm. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on I-25 at MM 252. Units were cancelled en route by Loveland Fire, as there was enough manpower already on scene. BFPD responded to a possible dive rescue at 1300 N County Road 17. A boat had gone astray in the lake with no ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 3, Drive a spike to the star Spica

Sky Tonight—May 3, Drive a spike to the star Spica in May

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Yesterday we talked about learning to ‘follow the arc’ to the star Arcturus in the constellation Bootes. You just follow the curve in the Big Dipper’s handle until you see this orange star. Tonight, let the Big Dipper introduce you to another bright star. This star is Spica in the constellation Virgo the Maiden. You can ‘follow the arc’ to Arcturus AND ‘drive a spike’ or ‘speed on’ to ... Full Story

A public meeting to address bullying and suicide

A public meeting will be held to address bullying and suicide prevention in the Berthoud schools following a recent suicide. In attendance will be regional bullying and suicide prevention experts and concerned citizens.  School administrators and members of the local and surrounding police departments have been invited. May 3, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Ave., Berthoud.

Three teachers retiring at Ivy

Three teachers retiring at Ivy

Ivy Stockwell Elementary is loosing 90 years of teaching experience to retirements. Two of three first grade teachers and one of two third grade teachers will be crossing the retirement threshold when the school year ends. We salute these teachers and the contribution they have made to our community. Jill King, 1st grade Ivy Stockwell Elementary School in Berthoud is losing three of it most experienced teachers to retirement. Unlike many professions, teachers seem reluctant to leave ... Full Story

Slices of Life: Kindness worth a tail wag

Slices of Life: Kindness worth a tail wag

      By: Jill Pertler   I love kind-hearted friends. You know, the type of person who brings a stray dog home from the park and gives him food and water and never once says, “If we feed him he’ll never leave.” Those kind of friends. After the dog’s belly is full, a kind-hearted person will comb the tangled mats out of his hair and give him a warm bath, during which she will discover that his fur is creamy white and not dark brown after ... Full Story

Loveland Historic Homes Tour

Loveland Historic Homes Tour

  This year’s Loveland Historic Homes Tour takes place on Saturday, May 7; from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual tour organized by the Loveland Historical Society features three homes, a church, a downtown commercial building and a public building. The oldest structure on the tour is the Bonnell Building on Fourth Street in downtown Loveland. Benton Bonnell built this structure some time between 1887 and 1890 to house his mercantile store. The building has been restored to its ... Full Story

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