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Friday, July 25, 2014

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Berthoud Sharks swim for HNS

Berthoud Sharks swim for HNS

Swim Team makes a big splash in the 2014 Swim-A-Thon fundraiser for HNS By Krista Markell Photo by Jill Strait On a beautiful Wednesday morning in June, the Berthoud Recreation Sharks Swim Team held their 5th Annual Swim-A-Thon fundraiser. Sixty-seven of the swim team members swam lengths continuously to raise money for the event. Older swimmers swam for 30 minutes and younger swimmers for 20 minutes. The results of all their efforts were impressive! Pool lengths swam totaled ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: June-July 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: June-July 2014

Sunday, June 1 BFPD responded to a reported outside gas leak from a cut line on Martingale Drive. The homeowner had accidentally cut a line with a shovel. Xcel was notified and arrived to repair the line. Monday, June 2 BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide alarm in a residence on SW 49th St. The fire crew did not find any trace of CO on the detector. The alarm was faulty and the crew recommended replacing the unit. Tuesday, June 3 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Fourth ... Full Story

Free Hepatitis A Shots

Free Hepatitis A Shots

  Health Department offers FREE Hepatitis A shots for recent customers of Tortilla Marissa’s: Online pre-registration encouraged. For more information regarding this issue see the County's and Tortilla Marissa's press releases following. The Health Department will be providing shots free-of-charge on Sunday and Monday for customers who have eaten food prepared at Tortilla Marissa’s in Fort Collins in the past 14 days: that would be since June 15 (for the Sunday clinic) or ... Full Story

Local Sales and Events

Local Sales and Events

  Jerry Shaffer and the Darn Thirsty Cowboys will be playing for donations on July 5 at 6 p,m, at the Drake Campgound. Intersection of Hwy 34 and CR 43 in the Big Thompson Canyon. Raising funds to help rebuild the campground after the flood.

Big Oil attacking the Anti-Fracking movement

Big Oil attacking the Anti-Fracking movement

  By Gary Wamsley   I received a large green card in the mail yesterday. It proclaimed that “Local Control of Energy is Bad for Colorado.” The card was paid for by Energy Citizens. This card immediately raised several red flags for me. First, the large size of the card means that it costs considerably more to mail than a standard postcard. That means that whoever Energy Citizens is, it is well financed, unlike most actual citizen groups I have been associated ... Full Story

Berthoud HS Honor Roll, Spring 2014

Berthoud HS Honor Roll, Spring 2014

Berthoud High School 2013 -2014 Honor Roll Semester 2 4.0 And Above Grade 09 Joshua Archer, Kenzee Bollar, Molli Boruff, Shelby Braesch, Dylan Calkins, Emily Casper, Kate Chamberlain, Lauren Dietz, Bayli Dlug, Alexander Hepp, Sarah Howard, John Klein, Shannyn McEntee, Jessa Megenhardt, Gabrielle Mizer, Kylie Park, Renee Raak, Brianna Rivera, Morgan Schachterle, John Sevy, Madison Sommers, Lauren Stevenson, Emmalee Vittetoe, Avery Zink Grade 10 Taylor Armitage, ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2014

  Incident Activity for May 2014   Thursday, May 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call for seizures on Iowa Ave. The patient was transported. Friday, May 2 BFPD responded to a medical call for chest pains on West County Road 10E. The fire crew assisted with medical care until arrival of TVEMS. The patient was transported. Saturday, May 3 BFPD responded to a rollover accident on WCR 3. The vehicle sustained heavy damage. A passenger was found ejected from the vehicle ... Full Story

Volunteers invited: Little Thompson Flood Restoration

Volunteers invited: Little Thompson Flood Restoration

Volunteers Invited to Help with Flood Restoration Along the Little Thompson Berthoud, Colo., June 3, 2014 – On Saturday, June 14, the statewide nonprofit Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), in partnership with the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the Red Cross, and the Little Thompson Watershed Restoration Coalition (LTWRC), will lead volunteers in a significant flood restoration effort along the Little Thompson River. The volunteer effort will focus on removing debris ... Full Story

2014 Adrenaline Xcel 80’s Throwback Invitational

  By Wendy Kenner June 7, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Xcel Team competed in the 80’s Throwback Invitational Gymnastics Meet. The meet was held on May 30 - June 1, and it was hosted by Adrenaline Gymnastics in Centennial, Colorado. The Xcel Team competed at the Silver, Gold and Platinum Levels. There were several top 5 individual finishes. In the Silver Senior Division, Isabel Fernandez tied for 5th on Balance Beam. In the Gold Senior Division, Danika Perez placed ... Full Story

LTO June Star Night

LTO June Star Night

  Friday, June 20, 2014 7:00–11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, The guest speaker is Dr Suzanne Metlay. The title of her talk is "Kepler Mission update: New Mission and New World" NASA’s Kepler Mission has discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet that may be in its star’s habitable zone. Kepler is poised to be born again as a planet hunter, after it seemed to be a doomed spacecraft. Meanwhile, earlier data reveals a vast array of objects orbiting other ... Full Story

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