‘Local News’ Archives
Ashley and Zachery Gettman of Berthoud announce the birth of Avery Lynn Gettman, Avery was born at the Medical Center of the Rockies on November 22, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. The Grandparents are John and Christy Gettman of Berthoud and Larry and Sara Nuckols, also of Berthoud.
DENVER — Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper released this statement today about the Lobato v. Colorado court case: “It is clear after closely reviewing the judge’s decision in Lobato v. Colorado and consulting with Attorney General John Suthers that a final resolution of the constitutional and legal issues involved in the case require an appeal to the Colorado Supreme Court. “The judge’s decision provided little practical ... Full Story
In addition to his monthly public meetings in Estes Park and Berthoud, Commissioner Tom Donnelly adds a third, in Loveland, on the second Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Schmidt's Bakery & Delicatessen, 808 14th Street SW, Loveland. His special guest for the inaugural Loveland meeting is Larimer County Budget Director Bob Keister. Here is the December line-up for Berthoud and Estes Park Estes Park: Wednesday, December 21, 9:00 AM @ Estes Park Senior Center, 220 4th Street, ... Full Story
Cliff Riedel Announces Candidacy for Eighth Judicial District Attorney Cliff Riedel announces his candidacy for the office of District Attorney for the Eighth Judicial District, which encompasses Larimer and Jackson counties. Riedel, a Republican, is a graduate of Colorado State University and Colorado University Law School. He has worked in the District Attorney’s Office since 1980 and is currently serving as the Assistant District Attorney. “I intend to bring my experience, integrity ... Full Story
Sean William McGowan Age 18, of Springs, Texas was a student at Colorado State University. He was found unresponsive at his dorm this morning (11/28/11) and was transported to Poudre Valley Hospital where he died. An autopsy was performed this afternoon. The manner and cause of death are pending. Toxicology results generally take 6 weeks. The death appears to be drug related. There is no sign of contagious disease, i.e. meningitis. No other information will be released at this time.
Moon Theater Company The Moon Theatre Company is holding auditions for "Kitchen Witches" Nov. 27 & 28 at 6 p.m. at 340 Mountain Ave. in Berthoud (the Re/Max office). Looking for one 50+ female who is good with accents and one 25-30 male. "Kitchen Witches" is a full-length comedy that brings two archenemy cooking show hostesses together on stage in the same TV show, yielding ratings that would put Martha Stewart and Jerry Springer both to shame. Performances will be the last two weekends in ... Full Story
Larimer County Treasurer, Myrna Rodenberger is warning Larimer County property owners of a potential property tax scam. Americom Global, Inc. out of New Jersey has been sending letters to Larimer County property owners telling them "Your name appears on a list of Larimer County investors with serious property tax delinquencies." The letter then offers property owners a solution and loan programs that tap the equity of the property. It also offers mortgages to property owners and ... Full Story
Safeway-brand salad mix recalled due to possible E.coli O157:H7 contamination DENVER— Safeway is recalling four of its “Safeway Farms” bagged salad mixes due to possible E.coli O157:H7 contamination. The recalled items have been pulled from store shelves, and no illnesses have been reported. The recalled products were sold Nov. 7-16. The following products have been recalled. They should not be consumed but returned to the place of purchase for a refund. Product name Lot ... Full Story
Leigh Bercaw: Renaissance woman By Rachel Adler TMW: Let's start with the basics. Where are you from? What's your Major? And what is your spirit animal? Leigh: Oh man! Those are good questions. I'm from Berthoud, Colorado. Technically was a French explorer, I guess, so it should be pronounced like "bear too," but if you're from my town it's "birth id." So I'm from Berthoud. I'm an Anthro ... Full Story
DENVER -- Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating a wildlife crime in Larimer County involving a large buck mule deer shot in the town of Pinewood Springs on private property along Kiowa Road on Thursday, Nov 10. The deer, noted by local residents and often seen, was shot in the early afternoon before 3 p.m. The entire carcass, including the trophy-sized 5 x 6 antlers, was left to waste. Anyone with information about this case or who may have witnessed suspicious activity can ... Full Story