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Sunday, October 26, 2014

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Red Feather Fire Final Update

Red Feather Fire Final Update

      Larimer County Sheriff PRESS RELEASE A fast moving fire claimed two summer cabins in Red Feather Lakes early this morning and resulted in 367 evacuation notices being issued for Fox Acres and homes along portions of County Road 67J.  Winds gusting up to 50 to 60 miles-per-hour created 12 spot fires.  A large propane tank near one of the cabins exploded in the fire and went through a building across the street.  The building, owned by the Red Feather ... Full Story

Reduced Hours at local SSA office

  Fort Collins Social Security Office to Close to the Public a Half Hour Early Each Day and at Noon on Wednesdays Effective November 19, 2012, the Fort Collins Social Security office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday.  In addition, beginning January 2, 2013, the office will close to the public at noon every Wednesday. While agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, this shorter ... Full Story

Larimer County Clerk open for mail in ballots this

Larimer County Clerk open for mail in ballots this weekend

            Mail Ballot Drop-Off Locations Available Saturday & Monday More than 75% of all active registered voters in Larimer County have opted to vote by mail in the upcoming election.  “We’re very pleased that folks are taking advantage of this convenient way of voting,” says Scott Doyle, Larimer County Clerk and Recorder.  “Now we need to let those voting by mail know that they shouldn’t wait until the last minute to ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics shines at Jet Kids

Premier Gymnastics shines at Jet Kids

  Left to Right; Madison Blair, Morgan Kenner, Lauren Thomas, Reagan Ball, Kylla Justice, Katie Parsons, Abby Stoops, Kaiya Lindhardt and Kira Sanchez Two team Champions for Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies. Jet Kids were the host for Jet Gymnastics 2012 Pink Ribbon Invitational this past weekend, October 27 & 28. Both Level 4 and Level 6 Teams took home the Championship Banners from the meet. Our Level 5 took home the third Place Banner from the meet. Level 4: Top 5 ... Full Story

Taxpayer money for Republicans

Taxpayer money for Republicans

        Review: Gessler lone statewide official to tap fund for partisan use By Tim Hoover The Denver Post State law says they can use the funds for official business as they "see fit," and Colorado's five statewide elected officials spend money from their offices' discretionary accounts on meals, office supplies, parking, salaries, employee retirement parties and occasional travel to nonpartisan events — among other things. But a review of ... Full Story

Firestone man pleads guilty to poisoning neighbor’s

Firestone man pleads guilty to poisoning neighbor’s dogs

  GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, Joseph Losinski (DOB 5/13/39) pleaded guilty to poisoning and killing his neighbor’s two dogs. Losinski pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals, a class-six felony, and one count of intimidating a victim or witness, a class-four felony. He faces up to 7.5 years in the Department of Corrections when he is sentenced on Dec. 12. According to police and court records, Losinski laced meat with ... Full Story

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

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