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Thursday, December 18, 2014

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December Star Night at LTO

December Star Night at LTO

Friday December 19, 2014 from 7 – 11 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for this public star night will be the LTO’s own volunteer John Ensworth and the title of his talk will be “The Star of Wonder”. THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM FASCINATES. The nature of the star has been lost in history, confused by the passage of ... Full Story

Remembering Helen McCarty Fickel

Remembering Helen McCarty Fickel

Born in Berthoud on November, 12, 1907

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

2014 CGI Autumn Classic

2014 CGI Autumn Classic

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies competed in the 2014 Autumn Classic. The meet was hosted by Colorado Gymnastics Institute in Aurora on September 13 and 14. In the team competition, the Level 3 team won first place. The Level 4 team placed 5th in the team competition, and the Level 5 team placed 3rd. There were several top 5 finishes on the Level 3 team. In the Child Division, Lauren Jacobson placed 1st on Uneven Bars, 2nd on Balance ... Full Story

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

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