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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Berthoud Mourns Fallen Hero Justin Bauer

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Perhaps what people seem to remember most about Justin Bauer was his dedication and passion for serving his country and his community. Just 24 years old, the former Berthoud firefighter and 2002 graduate of Berthoud High School, died on Saturday, Jan. 10 while serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Bauer was on his second tour in Iraq when an improvised explosive device or IED exploded near his vehicle in Baghdad. Bauer joined the Army in October 2004 and ... Full Story

Winds Stir up County Road Blaze

Firefighters knock down burning embers at a residence at the west end of Larimer County Road 2. The call, which came in shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday, originally came in as a structure fire when a motorist on Boulder County 82 saw flames to the west. (more…)

Police Beat: Jan. 15, 2009

Tuesday, Dec. 30 The Colorado Tractor Company reported the theft of a 1977 John Deere, Model 4230 tractor. Employees at first thought the high winds of the previous night had been responsible for the damage to the lock and the open gate, but then noticed the tractor was missing. Later that same day police were dispatched to Serenity Ridge Parkway to investigate a stolen trailer. A resident had seen the trailer being towed in late November but thought the driver was looking for an entrance to ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Jan. 15, 2009

Monday, Jan. 5, 2009 BFPD responded to I-25 and E. Hwy 56 for a small grass fire. This was approximately a 5-foot x 5-foot grass fire with minimal flame lengths. BFPD responded to a reported structure fire, which was actually a controlled burn. BFPD responded to a medical call on Second St. for an allergic reaction. The patient care was transferred to TVEMS upon their arrival. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 BFPD responded to a medical call on Seventh St. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 BFPD responded to Berthoud ... Full Story

Two Years Later: Ex-Berthoud Wrestlers Carron,

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Every time Tyler Carron drives down County Road 17, his mind flashes back to the night of Jan. 15, 2007, when he and fellow Berthoud High School wrestler Nikko Landeros were hit by another car as they tried to change the tire on the Isuzu Trooper they were riding in. At around 11:30 p.m. that evening their lives changed forever. They lost their legs after being pinned up against their vehicle by a fellow student following a school dance. Now, two years later, ... Full Story

Police Beat: Jan. 8, 2009

Monday, Dec. 29 A Berthoud woman reported that her ex-boyfriend apparently posted photos of her on a Web site, along with her phone number, and now she is receiving lewd, harassing text messages and photos from people she doesn’t know. The report says that police took necessary action. A woman in the 1000 block of Welch Ave. found a man in her garage. He told her he was at the wrong house and walked off. She wisely went inside and locked the door before calling police and her niece. Everybody ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Jan. 8, 2009

Incident Activity for Dec. 29-Jan. 4 Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 BFPD responded to the area of N. 83rd St. and Yellowstone Road for a mutual aid request from Hygiene Fire District for a fast moving grass fire. They arrived on scene and worked with Hygiene to extinguish the fire. BFPD responded to a reported power line down in the area of Turner Middle School.  Upon arrival they found a power pole that was leaning from the high winds.  Xcel Energy was notified and responded. BFPD responded ... Full Story

Proudly Preserved: Pollock Family Carries on Carl

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder A charming little barn exists on the Chris and Dianne Pollock property west of Berthoud. It has only seen a portion of the long history of the farm. (more…)

Renowned Living History Actor Comes to Berthoud

  The Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the Berthoud Historical Society proudly presents Colorado’s premier living history reenactor, John Luzader, as he portrays John Wyatt, head trader of Bents Fort. You will be transported to the 19th century and spellbound by this gifted actor and historian. Travel back with us to an era of long distant travel via Calistoga wagon.  The year is 1846.  The United States is at war.  In the area that is to become Colorado, along ... Full Story

Outdoors Near Your Back Door — Caribou Ranch:

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder After the cold temperatures and recent ferocious wind, New Year’s Eve day was sunny and just a little breezy, so I decided to take a winter walk. I had planned to don my snowshoes, but my chosen destination—Caribou Ranch Open Space—had snow-packed trails and patches of open ground, so I wore my winter hiking boots instead. This would be a great place to explore on snowshoes, however, after the next snowfall. Caribou Ranch Open Space is managed by ... Full Story

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