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Archive for April, 2017

Obituary: Peter Bridgeman

Obituary: Peter Bridgeman

Peter N. Bridgman January 24, 1946 – March 6, 2017 Peter Bridgman passed away peacefully on Monday, March 6, 2017 at his beloved home after eight long years of battling intermittent bouts of cancer. He was born in London, England, the son Ronald and Eleanor Bridgman. He earned his mechanical engineering degree in Manchester, England. He met his future wife Barbara while on a trip to visit his brother Tim, who was living in Denver, Colorado with his family. A two-year “courtship of ... Full Story

Honey Bee Swarm Season

Honey Bee Swarm Season

Honey Bee Swarm Season is Nearly Upon Us In Colorado Mid-April to late June is a typical time for honeybee swarm season in Colorado.  “We will be expecting swarms to emerge in the next couple of weeks.” according to Beth Conrey, Past President of the Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA).  The Colorado State Beekeepers Association (CSBA), a statewide organization of beekeepers, is dedicated to honey bee health.  For the 10th year, they are running the ... Full Story

Suspect Arrested in Berthoud HS Drive Through

Suspect Arrested in Berthoud HS Drive Through

Larimer County Sheriff Press Release, April 24, 2017 On February 14, 2017, at approximately 5:41 a.m., a Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Berthoud Squad deputy received a telephone call from a Berthoud High School staff member reporting significant damage to the school building.   A deputy responded to 850 Spartan Avenue and located damage to a foyer/walkway on the west side of the school.  It appeared a vehicle had driven into the building through a set of glass doors and ... Full Story

No Exit? The NY Times and North Korea

No Exit? The NY Times and North Korea

by Mel Gurtov Three opinion pieces on US policy toward North Korea have appeared in the New York Times in the past week.  They deserve critical comment.  The writers are all very capable people who share a deep concern about Korea’s security and the possibility of a major blowup that would cause enormous human and material losses throughout the Asia Pacific.  As a longtime student of Korean affairs, however, I find that these commentaries—which reflect ... Full Story

Obituary: Jeanne C. Bolton

Obituary: Jeanne C. Bolton

Jeanne C. Bolton 1937 - 2017 Jeanne C. Bolton, born in Sheridan, Wyoming in 1937, left this earth seventy-nine years later on March 6, 2017. She beat the medical odds for the last 15 years of her life, and it will surprise no one who knew her that she left just as she planned ¾  in her home with family attending. During her working career she was a bank teller, a science teacher, a passive solar home designer, a brick salesperson, and an artist's representative. She earned ... Full Story

LTO April 2017 Star Night

LTO April 2017 Star Night

  Public Star Night - Friday, April 21 2017 Doors Open 7:00 p.m. - Guest Speaker: 7:30-8:30  p.m. - Observing: 8:30 - 10:00 p.m.    The guest speaker is Dr Gordon MacAlpine, and the title of his presentation is “Earth’s Climate Past, Present, and Back to the Future” This public talk, supplemented with visual aids, is intended for a general audience. We will examine changing climatic conditions on Earth, from its origin just over 4.5 billion years ago to ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: March 2017

Updated April 5, 2017 Provided by James Anderson Patrol Sergeant: Berthoud Squad Wednesday, March 1 Suspicious Circumstances: 800 block of Spartan Avenue, a window screen on the west side of the building was broken and appeared to have been forced open. There was no sign of entry into the and the window was secured. Suspicious Circumstances: 500 block of Redwood Circle, a resident called in to report a man was in his front yard digging it up for unknown reasons. Upon ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2017

Updated April 3, 2017 Incident Activity March 2017   Wednesday, March 1 Suspicious Circumstances: 800 block of Spartan Avenue, a window screen on the west side of the building was broken and appeared to have been forced open. There was no sign of entry into the and the window was secured. Suspicious Circumstances: 500 block of Redwood Circle, a resident called in to report a man was in his front yard digging it up for unknown reasons. Upon investigation it was discovered the ... Full Story