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Thursday, September 18, 2014

‘Local News’ Archives

Berthoud Fire Hydrant Testing

Berthoud Fire Hydrant Testing

  The Berthoud Fire Protection District (District), in cooperation with the Little Thompson Water District and the Town of Berthoud, has contracted the services of the National Fire Services Office to test and flush fire hydrants. Testing and flushing of fire hydrants within the Town of Berthoud and those portions of Larimer, Weld and Boulder Counties that are within the Berthoud Fire Protection District will be flow tested and flushed beginning Monday, September 22nd. It is ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies

  2014 Season Opener By Wendy Kenner September 15, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies hosted the 2014 Season Opener Compulsory Gymnastics Meet. The meet was held at Loveland High School on September 6 and 7. The Level 3, 4 and 5 teams from Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies all competed at this season’s first meet. The Level 3 team won 1st place, the Level 4 team placed 4th and the Level 5 team took 3rd place. There were several top 5 finishes on the Level 3 team. In the ... Full Story

Sheriff’s Berthoud Squad now on Facebook

Sheriff’s Berthoud Squad now on Facebook

Sheriff Justin Smith has announced the launch of two new Facebook pages. Berthoud Squad – Larimer County Sheriff's Office http://ow.ly/Bj3hl Wellington Squad – Larimer County Sheriff's Office - http://ow.ly/Bj3sA These Facebook pages will be used by the supervisors of each squad to communicate emergency updates, community information, and provide a point of connection for citizens with their law enforcement agencies. The deputies assigned to Berthoud and Wellington take pride in ... Full Story

Visit the Berthoud Library

Visit the Berthoud Library

GET OUTSIDE THE LINES WITH BERTHOUD COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTIRCT When is the last time you walked into your local library? In recent years, libraries have changed into dynamic centers for engagement to accommodate the growing needs of their local communities. Berthoud Community Library District (BCLD) invites you to experience the library in a whole new way. Visit the library from Sept. 15-20 and find out why Kindle will never kill the library. Check our website that week for surprising ... Full Story

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

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