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Saturday, December 10, 2016

‘Local News’ Archives

School Board member Dennis Brietbarth passes away

I received the following press release from Thompson School District this morning. I am deeply saddened by the loss. Dennis and I served together on the McKee Foundation board and we always visited at the meetings and at the Board of Education meetings. He was dedicated to public service and his passing is a great loss to the community and to me personally. Gary Wamsley Update :Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3333 North Dunfield Ave., Loveland, Colorado on Tuesday, August 17 ... Full Story

Selling a piece of the Berthoud Meteorite

Selling a piece of the Berthoud Meteorite

The following notice was sent to people on the "meteorite-list." It indicates new owners of the Berthoud meteorite and a desire to sell at lease a piece of it. Hello list members, We have recently acquired the Berthoud, Colorado eucrite. Many of you remember this event on October 5, 2004 when a gorgeous 960 gram single mass landed just 96 feet away from Megan Whiteis moments after she stepped out of her house. Megan told me that she and her son heard a whooshing and whistling sound ... Full Story

Cannabis church in Berthoud

Cannabis church in Berthoud

Longmont TimesCall "Holy Smoke: Dispensary owner starts church based on 'one of God's tools' BERTHOUD — Last month, Larry Hill traded in his medical marijuana dispensary in Longmont to start a cannabis church in Berthoud.

Hepatitis at Grand Lake Restaurants

Grand County Public Health announced that a case of hepatitis A in a food worker employed at two Grand Lake, Colorado restaurants, Sagebrush BBQ & Grill and Max & T’s Bar and Grill, has been confirmed. Both restaurants have had very good records of inspections in the past and both are cooperating in the investigation. There are no other confirmed cases of hepatitis A at this time. People who ate at Max and T’s between July 26-30, or Sagebrush BBQ and Grill between July 24-Aug. 3, ... Full Story

Town Administrator Hart talks water

By Judy Lehn Wednesday’s Citizen First forum on Berthoud water drew about 50 residents who wanted to hear what Town Administrator Michael Hart had to say. The subjects covered ranged from the annual foul smelling and tasting water, to the “exorbitant” water bills paid by town citizens. Hart began by saying that the Town is doing a full assessment of anything that has to do with water quality. The reservoir “went upside down” a month early this year, which did not give the town quite ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, July 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, July 2010

Thursday, July 1 Dog days at the Police Department. In the early morning, 2 a.m., the Loveland Report Herald driver brought in a Jack Russell Terrier. Water bubbling up in a field at SE Second Street and East Colorado Avenue was cause enough for a concerned citizen to report it to authorities. Police turned the matter over to the water department. A dog left unattended in a vehicle at Grace Place brought a call from police. Police had to assist staff at the pool when a juvenile refused to ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, July 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat, July 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for July  2010 Friday, July 2 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Bruce Drive. A small fire in a homeowner’s back yard was extinguished. BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 25 southbound lanes @ mile marker 253. Upon arrival, a Honda CRV was found with no signs of fire in the vehicle, but did have mechanical problems. The owner arranged for the vehicle to be towed. Saturday, July 3 BFPD responded to a church on ... Full Story

Forum on Berthoud Water

Forum on Berthoud Water

Citizens First, a group for Berthoud residents who seek community involvement, will host a water forum on Wednesday, August 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Berthoud Community Center, 248 Welch Avenue. The guest speaker will be Berthoud Town Administrator Michael Hart, who will address the issues of water quality as well as the alternatives now being discussed to correct the current situation. In addition, TA Hart will give a detailed analysis of the development of Berthoud’s utility bill and the ... Full Story

Update on Berthoud Suicide

Richard Vivez's body was discovered by an overnight guest at his residence at 506 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado. When Berthoud  Officer Vasquez responded to the complaint of a barking dog, the guest contacted the officer to inform him about the deceased. The initial investigation indicates that the the probable cause of death was from self inflicted injuries. the police press release does not indicate the type of injuries. There has been a tremendous outpouring of comments to this site ... Full Story

Beware door-to-door con artists

Beware door-to-door con artists

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office would like to caution residents against door-to-door con artists.  These itinerant criminals known as “Travelers” and “Gypsies,” generally appear in the summertime and are often members of one family.  Annually these professionals collectively make millions of dollars off the vulnerability of older or unsuspecting Coloradoans. A FRAUD ALERT!  supplied by the State of Colorado Office of the District Attorney offers these observations on ... Full Story

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