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Friday, August 22, 2014

‘Local News’ Archives

October Star Night at the LTO

October Star Night at the LTO

    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 Friday, October 19, 2012 - 7:30 – 11:00 p.m. The speaker for this evening will be Robert Arn.  The title of his talk will be “Bringing the Night Sky Down to Earth” With all the amazing images coming out of Hubble and other major observatories it is easy to experience a disconnect between ... Full Story

Thanks to Friends of the Library

Thanks to Friends of the Library

        To the Editor, On behalf of the Berthoud Community Library District staff, I would like to thank the Friends of the Berthoud Community Library for all the financial support they give the Library. So far this year the group has given the Library $1845.00. This money funded the summer reading program for teens, supplemented our DVD budget, and paid for staff continuing education. The District’s income from property tax went down by 10% in 2012, ... Full Story

Local Events

Local Events

       Saturday, October 20 Haunted House and Fall Festival On Saturday, October 20, Imagine Charter School (5753 Twilight Avenue, Firestone, CO) is hosting a Haunted House and Fall Festival.  This year the entire gym has been converted into a frightening haunted house experience!  The Fall Festival will have games and candy, with a costume parade and contest.  We have professional food vendors for dinner, and a Halloween bake sale for sweet  treats.  The Haunted ... Full Story

Berthoud Library participates in Common Read

Berthoud Library participates in Common Read

Northern Colorado Common Read (NCCR, October 1 - November 12, 2012. The NCCR is community-wide reading initiative designed to bring people of all ages and from various libraries together to read, discuss and celebrate a single book. This year's selected book is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. Unbroken tells the remarkable true life story of Louis Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic athlete and WWII B-24 bombardier. This program is a collaborative effort of library systems all across the Front Range and ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics “Ice Breaker”

  by Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of Loveland hosted the season opener, “Premier Ice Breaker”, meet this past weekend, September 8 and 9, 2012. Premier’s Level 4 team placed 3rd and Level 6 team placed 1st in team results. Level 4: All-Around: In the Child Division- Niama Contreras placed 1st with a score of 34.700. Tayler Graham placed 4th and Ashlyn Erickson placed 5th. In the Senior Division- Gracie Wadlington placed 2nd and Tatum Clark placed 4th. Top 5 ... Full Story

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program

  The Thompson School District is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program. Eligibility requirements for the program are: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Applicants must own and live in the home for which they are applying. Applicants must live within the Thompson School District’s boundary area. Only one person from each household may apply. Forty participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served ... Full Story

13-year-old dies in agricultural accident

13-year-old dies in agricultural accident

      Agricultural Accident Results in Death of 13-year-old Girl Date:  07/20/2012   Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to assist Emergency Medical Services last night at 8:18 p.m. on the report of an agricultural accident involving a 13-year-old girl in the area of Ted's Place on Highway 287.  Initial reports were that the 13-year-old had possibly been electrocuted by an irrigations system on the property.  Medical staff from ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire to learn about pets

  AMVS to Conduct First Aid Classes Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists (AMVS) in Longmont will be heading to Berthoud to conduct first aid classes for Berthoud Fire Protection District. The week of July 23, various members of the emergency staff, including doctors and nurses, will be traveling to Berthoud for three separate classes. The presentation will cover obtaining vitals and triage of animals involved in a car accident or suffering from smoke inhalation or heat stroke. ... Full Story

Deputies arrest man on numerous felony charges

Deputies arrest man on numerous felony charges

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested Justin Ray Smaxwill, DOB: 02/05/93, of Fort Collins on numerous felony and misdemeanor charges. Mr. Smaxwill was arrested early this morning for 2nd Degree Burglary (F3), four counts of Identity Theft (F4), 1st Degree Criminal Trespass (F5), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (F6), Theft (M2), False Report to Authorities (M3), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (P2), Compulsory Insurance Violation (T1), Careless ... Full Story

Donations needed for fundraiser garage sale

Donations needed for fundraiser garage sale

  Dear Friends, It’s a good time to get rid of clutter! Do you have a treasure trove of “stuff” that’s just taking up too much room? The Berthoud TOC (Time Out Club) is collecting donations for a fundraiser garage sale to raise money for one our dear friends who is battling cancer. Sharon Austin is a lovely lady of Berthoud who has lived in Mary’s Farm for several years. Sharon was diagnosed with throat cancer last fall and went through radiation treatment. In June ... Full Story

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