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Saturday, August 30, 2014

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Berthoud firefighters to help California

Berthoud firefighters to help California

From left to right are BFPD’s Engine Boss Jerry Fletcher, Colorado State Engine Boss Michael DiCristina, BFPD Fire Fighter’s Jim Thompson, Ryan Nelson, Engine Operator Shane Prim, Engine Operator Jesse Treat and State Fire Fighter Michael Manzo.   Five firefighters of the Berthoud Fire Protection District and two State of Colorado, Division of Fire Prevention and Control firefighters were deployed on two Berthoud Type 3 fire engines to the Whites Fire, east of Sawyer Bar, ... Full Story

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

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

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

Berthoud Estates: Lost Dog

Berthoud Estates: Lost Dog

Black Lab went missing from Berthoud Estates on 5/25 between 10:00am and 4:30pm. He is wearing identification, but nobody has called. Signs have also been placed around the area.He is extremely skinny, and I am worried that someone has found him and decided that his owners don't deserve to have him because of his current condition. He was rescued only a couple of weeks ago, nearly starved to death, but he was in great hands in a great home that loves him and wants him back.Please, if you've ... Full Story

Obituary: Betty Helen Bashor

Obituary: Betty Helen Bashor

Betty Helen (Ferry) Bashor, 91, of Berthoud, passed away at the Lemay Long Term Care Center in Fort Collins on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Betty was born in Spokane, Washington on June 4, 1922 to Mildred (Cramer) Ferry and Frank V. Ferry. Betty was married to E. Eugene “Gene” Bashor for 68 years. They made their home farming in the Berthoud/Johnstown area until 1977 when they retired to Berthoud. Gene preceded her in death in July of 2010. Betty was very active in the First ... Full Story

2014 Region 3 Level 7 Championships

2014 Region 3 Level 7 Championships

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner May 2, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 7 team competed at the 2014 Region 3 Level 7 Championships on April 25-27. This meet was held in Galveston, Texas, and it was a qualifying meet. The gymnasts had to have a qualifying score at their State Meet in order to be invited to compete at the Regional Meet. The gymnasts that qualified from Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies were Zoe Beard, Kaiya Lindhardt, Nicole ... Full Story

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