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A friendly calico kitten turned up a 4th Street and Water Avenue today. The kitten is playful, friendly and gets along with the dogs. As much as the finder likes the kitten, she thinks somewhere, someone loves this little cat. Call 970-532-3267
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
Christmas was in the air at the Loveland Odd Fellows on Saturday. The IOOF members and their families were playing host to children from the Namaqua Center’s home based Foster adoptive kinship program. The local lodge prepared a meal for the children and their families along with dance lessons, games and prizes. Of course, Santa and gifts were part of the program too. Josh Rabe, directory of this part of Namaqua’s program say he works with local organizations to sponsor these events, thus ... 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
A group of Greeley Firefighters will be collecting toys on Saturday, Dec. 3, for the Firefighters for Santa program. The donations of new, non-gift wrapped toys, or cash will be accepted at 354 50th Ave Ct, Greeley, from 6:00-9:00 PM, the home of firefighter Mike Medhurst, also known as the “Greeley Grizwalds”, because of the overwhelming Christmas light display. The overall display includes over 135,000 lights controlled by 320 computer light channels and powered by over 400 amps. ... Full Story
HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS… Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 people, injure 1650 more, and cause over $990 million in damage. Christmas Tree Fire Hazards Select freshly cut trees, the trunk should be sticky to the touch, the needles should be green and hard to pull back from the branches. Do not place your tree close to a heat source, including a fireplace or heat vent. Keep the tree stand filled with water at all times. Special ... 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