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Sunday, October 26, 2014

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Town of Berthoud – Invitation to Bid: Paving

INVITATION TO BID  Sealed Bids will be received by the Town of Berthoud, CO (hereinafter referred to as OWNER), at 328 Massachusetts Avenue, P.O. Box 1229, Berthoud, CO 80513, until 2:00 p. m., OWNER’s clock, September 15, 2009, for the Berthoud Pavement Improvement Project.  The Contract provides for the following Work:  Replacement of approximately 5,370 square yards of pavement sections. The project involves removal and replacement of pavement with a 6-inch patch ... Full Story

Colorado Smoke Health Advisory Issued

DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is issuing a smoke health advisory for Northwest and North-central Colorado for those individuals with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young and the elderly.  Significant smoke from fires in Canada, Utah, Colorado, California and other western states will continue to cause widespread haze in Colorado on Tuesday. Smoke should gradually diminish later this afternoon and evening in most areas. (more…)

Town Administrator Interviews Cancelled

Recorder Staff The Town Administrator interviews scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Sept. 1 and Thursday, Sept. 2 with the two remaining candidates, Telluride, Colo., Town Manager Frank Bell and David Niemeyer, village manager of Oak Brook, Ill., have been cancelled. Interviews were cancelled after Niemeyer removed his name from consideration for the position. (more…)

Local Resident Makes Gruesome Discovery

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Police along with personnel from the Berthoud Fire Protection District and Thompson Valley EMS were called to the 1700 block of Larimer County Road 15C (north Fourth Street) at 3:49 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27 in response to a report of a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Upon arrival, officers (more…)


Climate Change Senate Hearing: My View By Kevin Lundberg State Senator, Dist.15 The hearing Sen. Udall and Sen. McCain conducted in Estes Park concerning climate change, Rocky Mountain National Park, and our other national parks was reported by some as a “proof” for global warming. Having attended the hearing myself, I found that to not be the case. (more…)

State News: More to Recycling Than Meets the Eye

The term "recycling" is the catch-all for reusing things people used to throw away, but there is a lot more to recycling than that. (more…)

Price of Admission: 'Taking Woodstock'

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder Almost exactly 40 years to the day, an epic event in the history of rock and roll was brewing in a small town in upstate New York. This event required a 600-acre farm as the venue site, the creative, freethinking mindset of the 1960s counterculture generation, and a three-day lineup of explosive musical talent, emblematic of the era. (more…)

Puppies Behind Bars Graduation Video Highlights

Four Iraq veterans “officially” received their new service dogs at the Puppies Behind Bars graduation ceremonies held at the Berthoud Area Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 29. On hand were guest speakers Rep. Betsy Markey (Colo. Dist. 4) and actor Jon Huertas, a veteran of the U.S. Army Special Forces and one of the stars of the ABC detective drama “Castle.” To view the first of this two-part video which features comments from PBB trainer Janet Bayless and Rep. Markey, click on the ... Full Story

Seven Colorado Horses Infected with West Nile Virus

Seven equine cases of West Nile Virus have been diagnosed in Colorado as of Aug. 28. The cases that have been recently diagnosed represent the first reported cases of West Nile Virus this year. The WNV positive tests were submitted from horses examined in the north central, northeast and southeast regions of the state. (more…)

BPD Confirms Apparent Suicide

For the second time in only a month, tragedy has shocked the residents of Berthoud. Around 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, Berthoud Police responded to a report of a suicide at a residence on Fourth Street near Water Avenue. No details were immediately available although police and the Larimer County Coroner's office are continuing to investigate the man's death. Police were unable to release the name of the deceased pending notification of family. A press release will likely be made available on ... Full Story

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