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Archive for February, 2017

Obituary: Jerome Nathan Morlan

Obituary: Jerome Nathan Morlan

  Jerome (Jerry) Nathan Morlan of Berthoud, Colorado, passed away on Saturday February 18, 2017 at the age of 87. While doing what he liked best, helping a good friend, Jerry accidentally fell and sustained a severe head injury that he could not overcome. Jerry was the second oldest of 11 children born to Martha and Clarence Morlan in Newcastle, Nebraska, and is survived by six remaining brothers and sisters, wife Donna of 61 years, 3 daughters, Penny Morlan of Austin Texas, Laurie ... Full Story

Set A Goal, Make A Plan, And Save Automatically:

Set A Goal, Make A Plan, And Save Automatically: America Saves Week

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Saving for the future is a vital part of ensuring a secure retirement. American Savings Education Council and America Saves coordinate the annual America Saves Week. Started in 2007, the week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. For years, Social Security has collaborated with America Saves Week to promote our shared mission ... Full Story

Foothills Audubon March Program

Foothills Audubon March Program

March 6 Rocky Mountain Raptor Program

The Great American Awakening

The Great American Awakening

  By Robert C. Koehler Old wounds break open. Deep, encrusted wrongs are suddenly visible. The streets flow with anger and solidarity. The past and the future meet. The news is All Trump, All the Time, but what’s really happening is only minimally about Donald Trump, even though his outrageous actions and bizarre alliances are the trigger. “As the nightmare reality of Donald Trump sinks in, we need to put our resistance in a larger perspective,” Bob Fitrakis and ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert Fred Reisbeck

Obituary: Robert Fred Reisbeck

Robert Fred Reisbeck, 84-year-old resident of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, died February 13, 2017 in Siloam Springs. Born June 7, 1932 at Berthoud, Larimer County, Colorado, he was the son of Phillip H. Reisbeck and Doris VanGalder Reisbeck. On October 9, 1955, Robert married Sandra Lee Laulainen, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.O. Laulainen of Cheyenne, Wyoming. He served on active duty with the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. Robert graduated in 1954 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture ... Full Story

Obituary: Doris Allene Gill

Obituary: Doris Allene Gill

  May 31, 1944 – February 6, 2017 Doris Allene Gill passed away February 6, 2017 at The Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. She was 72 years old. Doris was born on May 31, 1944 in Henderson, Colorado to Donald F. and Lois E. (Salisbury) Mitchell. She graduated from Adams City High School. She married Victor Gill, Sr. in Denver August 14, 1964 and together they moved to Longmont 42 years ago. Doris was the owner of Doris’s Day Care in Longmont for 24 years. She ... Full Story

Ethics: Trump already sees himself above law

Ethics: Trump already sees himself above law

by Lawrence M. Hinman Ethics is about flourishing, about developing both the personal characteristics and the social conditions that allow individuals to live full, satisfying lives together. When it functions at its best, ethics is largely invisible: individuals live good lives together, trusting one another and cooperating in ways that would be impossible without such internalized social norms. Ideally, individuals impose ethical restraints on themselves first and foremost, and only in ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter, January 2017

Berthoud Police Blotter, January 2017

Updated February 7, 2017 Provided by James Anderson Patrol Sergeant: Berthoud Squad   Sunday, January 1, 2017 Happy New Year! Trespass: BNSF Railroad, a trespasser was reported by the railroad tracks. A 16-year-old male was contacted on the property and cited.  Monday January 2 Warrant Arrest: 500 block of Mayo Court, a 29-year-old Berthoud man was involved in a disturbance with his parents due to his spiraling behavior. Arrested for a Warrant for Possession of ... Full Story

Trump does Wall Street’s bidding

Trump does Wall Street’s bidding

betraying campaign promises By Steve Benen More so than any modern Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump positioned himself as an opponent of Wall Street. In fact, as regular readers know, the GOP candidate spent months insisting that it was Hillary Clinton, not himself, who’d do the financial industry’s bidding. Clinton, Trump said, is “nothing more than a Wall Street puppet.” Her campaign is “paid for by her bosses on Wall Street,” he added. The public ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls, January 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls, January 2017

Updated February 6, 2017 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity January 2017   Sunday, January 1 BFPD was dispatched to a structure fire for mutual aid. Cancelled enroute. No fire, no emergency. BFPD responded to a medical call at 855 Franklin Ave. BFPD started patient care until the arrival of TVEMS. BFPD assisted TVEMS in loading the patient. BFPD responded to the 1000 block of Franklin Ave. for a CO detector activation, no patients involved. Using ... Full Story

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