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Water In The West: A Conversation

Water In The West: A Conversation

Residents of Colorado enjoy the landscape of snow covered mountains, the fields of wheat and corn on the eastern plains, parks and open space green with an abundance of water. Water for drinking, for irrigating lawns and parks, for swimming, for fishing in the clear lakes and streams; water, water everywhere. But as the amount of water in Colorado diminishes, and it will, the time has come to engage in a conversation about water. Two distinguished guests will speak on the issue of water on ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: August 2019

Thursday, August 1 Animal Problem: Loves Travel Stop, a bear was sighted in this area. He must not have found a picnic basket and left the area. Maybe they ran out of bumpers Scam: 14th Street, a resident got an email telling her They have her passwords. She did not respond to the email which was the right thing to do. The did send one of her passwords. Resident was instructed to change all her passwords. Try my password, “Open up you stupid electronic piece of #$@*”. You didn’t think I ... Full Story

Obituary: Viola (Vi) Marie Franch Cook

Viola (Vi) Marie Franch Cook, age 86, of Berthoud, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 Vi was born January 24, 1933 in Trinidad, Colorado to Peter and Rose (Wegher) Franch, who preceeded her in death. She married Douglas T Cook in 1958. He preceeded her in death in 2006. Vi is survived by son Michael, (Marilyn) of Berthoud, and granddaughters Molly (Nate) and Kate; Daughter Judy (Brad) of Buena Vista, and grandson Craig (Jenni) great-grandchildren Weston, Delaney and Wyatt; Daughter Janet ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2019

 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity Aug1-Aug. 4 Thursday, August 1 BFPD dispatched to the 1000 block of Weld Cty Road 40.5 for a tractor fire near structures. The crew knocked down the fire quickly with water and foam. Command initiated investigation. Berthoud Fire responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical. BFPD was dispatched to the 900 block of Franklin Avenue, for an 85-year-old male who just needed assistance in getting to his feet. The crew spoke with the ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: July 2019

July 1 Drove After Revocation Prohibited and Fictitious Plates – Female driver was stopped for various infractions. Her license was revoked with multiple cases. She had no insurance as well. Vehicle was impounded and female was taken to jail. Took multiple calls today involving juveniles fighting at Kansas Av and Canyonlands near the natural area and then harassing other juveniles to fight in town, apparently, they are running out of productive things to do over the summer. When Deputies ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2019

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity July 1-7 Monday, July 1 BFPD responded to Grace Place parking lot, where a 50-year-old man had fallen from a ladder. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport. Berthoud Fire was dispatched  to Hwy 287 for a vehicle off the roadway leaking diesel fuel. A large flatbed utility truck was located well off the highway, the driver was out walking around with no injuries. Command requested Colorado ... Full Story