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Police Beat: May 7, 2009

Tuesday, April 28 A resident near Seventh Street and Capitol Avenue reported seeing two men nearby looking through the scope on a large gun. He said it was as large as a rifle, but was not a rifle. The officer met with the caller and waited in his yard for some time, but saw nothing. A motorist called to complain about a white van parked at Spartan Avenue and County Road 17. The van had a for-sale sign on it and the caller thought it was a road hazard. The responding officer determined that ... Full Story

Fire Beat: May 7, 2009

Monday, April 27 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Bunyan Avenue. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on WCR 10E. Tuesday, April 28 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on E. Hwy 56 for a patient having breathing difficulties. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call at Turner Avenue and CR 10E. BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 252 for a reported oil spill. A tractor-trailer had a broken driveline causing ... Full Story

BHS Roundup: Own Goal, PK Doom Girls Soccer in Finale

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LONGMONT — It took only 54 seconds for Berthoud’s girls soccer season to end in an unceremonious fashion Thursday night. First, Berthoud booted in one to its own goal, then Longmont’s Bianca Valdez scored on a penalty kick left of Lady Spartans goaltender Lydia Munoz early in the first half in the Lady Trojans’ 3-0 victory at Everly-Montgomery Field. Just over six minutes into the game, Berthoud (5-9-1) accidentally crossed a shot in front of its goal ... Full Story

Berthoud, Johnstown Officials Seek Common Ground

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Berthoud and Johnstown officials discussed challenges the their towns face and possible ways to work cooperatively during a Monday, April 27 meeting at the neighboring community’s new administrative facility. “We do have a lot of commonalities, and it behooves us to work together,” said Mayor Tom Patterson. Johnstown Mayor Pro Tem Gary Lebsack said that as the Front Range is becoming more regional, working toward common goals might be best for both towns. ... Full Story

Berthoud Girl Scout Receives Gold Award at Denver

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder On top of maintaining a superior academic record, playing on the tennis team and donating numerous community service hours, Berthoud High junior Katie Essig spent the past two years working on the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouts. The equivalent of the Boy Scout’s Eagle Award, the prestigious Gold is the single most demanding award that a Girl Scout can earn. Before a girl can begin to work on the Gold, she must meet a number of ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Forum Online

A new Web site for Berthoud town residents, businesses and community groups,, has been launched. The forum was developed to provide the citizens of Berthoud, Colorado an open forum to share information, opinions, and ideas. Jen Rotar and Dorian Ryan-Tacy, who developed the concept, said, “This online forum is the result of a grassroots, citizen-driven effort, created specifically to enable communication and community activism amongst the people and organizations of ... Full Story

Letters to the Editor: April 30, 2009

Thanks You, Berthoud Community Although the weather did not cooperate, we had 80 happy kids and many supportive parents and grandparents attend the Berthoud Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 4. Every child received an Easter Basket, bunny or toy and lots of coupons for free goods from local merchants. The remaining baskets and eggs went to a variety of good causes: Mountain States Children’s Home, developmentally disabled students in the Thompson Valley School District and Miller ... Full Story

Engagement: Hasty-Voytko

Darrell and Deborah Hasty of Plattsmouth, Neb., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tawyna Marie Hasty to Jeremy Voytko, the son of Rick and Nora Voytko of Berthoud. (more…)

Police Beat: April 30, 2009

Tuesday, April 21 A woman reported a suspicious car near Town Park. The officer found a man who was early for an appointment and had stopped to talk on his cell phone. A vehicle ran into a pole at the A&W Restaurant. The only damage was to the car so the driver opted not to file a report. Wednesday, April 22 A call about a yellow Labrador retriever in the yard near Third Street and Mountain Avenue was cancelled when the owner picked up the dog two minutes later. Police, acting on an ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 30, 2009

Monday, April 20  BFPD responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 251. A single vehicle was found with a working fire mostly contained to the engine compartment with minor extension into the passenger compartment. Most of the property inside the vehicle was salvaged. There were no injuries involved in this incident. The cause of ignition is under investigation. Tuesday, April 21 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Second Street for a patient who had fallen and had a ... Full Story

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