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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.
BERTHOUD PUBLIC SAFETY DAY August 14, 2010 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Bein Park The Town of Berthoud, in partnership with the Berthoud Police Department, Berthoud Fire Department, Thompson Valley Emergency Services, and Colorado State Patrol, is sponsoring a Public Safety Day. With children returning to school the following week, Town officials felt it was a good time to refresh safety information for elementary and middle school children. There will be bike helmet checks, ... Full Story
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
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 10, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1. Call to Order Mayor Tom Patterson 2. Roll Call Mayor Tom Patterson Mayor Pro-Tem David Gregg Trustee Thomas Jones Trustee David Skiles Trustee John Bauer Trustee Jeff Hindman Trustee Dick Shepard 3. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Patterson 4. Citizen Participation 5. Reports All matters listed under Item 6, Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the Town Board and will ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners (BCC) will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 23 at 6:30pm to allow for public comment on whether a decision to ban or regulate businesses that sell medical marijuana should be made by the BCC or put to a public vote. The hearing will take place in the Hearing Room, 1st floor, at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins.
Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation Paul Farley, Chair The State Commission on Judicial Performance and local judicial district performance commissions have completed their evaluations of 134 justices and judges who are scheduled to stand for retention in the November 2010 election. The commissions are charged with providing voters with fair, responsible, and constructive evaluations of individual judges seeking retention, and providing ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story