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Archive for September, 2011

US Highway 34 Closed

US Highway 34 Closed

  Fiery fuel tanker crash shuts down highway, no word on driver By The Denver Post The crash happened at about 9 p.m. Sunday when the truck flipped onto its side and burst into flames, according to a Loveland Police department media release. Read More

Sherman Rocks

Sherman Rocks

  The Berthoud High Class of 2008 honored retiring Principal Leonard Sherman by giving him stones on which they had painted a personal message. The tradition of "palming" something to Sherman as the graduation seniors shook his hand on the stage had gone on for many years and on this final year the class members created hand painted stones of remembrance. Now a somewhat larger stone will honor the long serving former principal. The "Leonard Sherman Stone" will be dedicated in a ... Full Story

Do Politicians lie?

Do Politicians lie?

Apparently they do. There are some people who research and explain these things for us.         The Washington Post Has "The Fact Checker." he recently looked at the Republican debate and here is what he found; Fact checking the GOP debate at the Reagan library by Glenn Kessler That was a rip-roaring Republican debate Wednesday night at the Reagan library. As is our practice, we will quickly assess a number of claims and then ...  Read More Another ... Full Story

Slices of life: When is 9/11?

Slices of life: When is 9/11?

By: Jill Pertler   “When is 9/11?” The question comes from my youngest son. I tell him the day is next Sunday. The answer isn’t what he’s looking for. “When was the first one?” he asks. I know what he’s getting at: When did the date September 11 become the number 9/11 – with connotations more far-reaching than any of us could fathom? “It was before you were born,” I say, remembering my protruding belly that morning as I watched the early news and ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Berthoud Fire to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

September 11, 2011, 9 a.m to 2 p.m.   The Berthoud Fire Protection District will host a special memorial ceremony, open house, and picnic to honor the lives of those who fell on September 11, 2001. At no cost to those who attend, the fire department will conduct a memorial ceremony from 9 a.m.-10 a.m.; an “open house” of the fire department from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and a community cookout from 12 p.m. -2 p.m. During the open house, the community can take part in the “Touch a ... Full Story

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Livermore

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Livermore

        Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested two Livermore, Colorado residents after discovering a substantial marijuana grow at their rental home in the 1700 block of County Road 82E.  Lacy Ann Patterson, DOB: 040988, and Anthony Michael Ryker, DOB: 093085 were arrested yesterday, September 1, 2011 after approximately 220 live marijuana plants, numerous baggies of packaged marijuana, drug smoking paraphernalia, psilocybin mushrooms, ... Full Story

Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off

  The Thompson School District is accepting applications for the 2011-2012 Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program. Eligibility requirements for the program are: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Applicants must own and live in the home for which they are applying. Applicants must live within the Thompson School District’s boundary area. Only one person from each household may apply. Forty participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served ... Full Story

Ten Years After 9/11

Ten Years After 9/11

 Have We Become the Enemy of Freedom? By John W. Whitehead September 6, 2011 When the World Trade Center crumbled to the ground on September 11, 2001, it took with it any illusions Americans might have harbored about the nation's invincibility, leaving many feeling vulnerable, scared and angry. Yet in that moment of weakness, while most of us were still reeling from the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of some 3,000 Americans, we managed to draw strength from and comfort each ... Full Story

Sidewalk art in Loveland

Sidewalk art in Loveland

  Saturday, September 10: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Over 60 artists will be creating sidewalk art on 5th Street this coming Saturday. This first of its kind event in this area is a fundraiser for the Alternatives to Violence (ATV) Safehouse project. The sidewalks on both sides of 5th Street between Lincoln and Cleveland Avenues will be the canvasses for Pastel drawings. Come see the artists working and enjoy the music from the stage at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. Food venders will ... Full Story

United Way 9/11 rememberance

United Way 9/11 rememberance

       

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