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Fire Beat: Dec. 4, 2008

Monday, Nov. 24, 2008 BFPD responded to Ninth Stree for a carbon monoxide incident. The carbon monoxide detector was sounding and the monitor did report a small amount of CO in the air. It was recommended to the resident owner to have their furnace checked the same day. The fire crew followed up later in the day.  BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Sunnywood Place. The patient was transported. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008 BFPD was called to a structure fire on Sixth Street. Upon arrival ... Full Story

Police Beat: Dec. 4, 2008

Monday, Nov.  24 A Mitsubishi Eclipse was damaged overnight while parked on Redwood Circle. Someone had placed paint all over the car. In another case of criminal mischief, a window was broken out of heavy equipment on the construction site at Sixth St. and Mountain Avenue. A vehicle driving in circles at the high school drew the attention of a passing officer. It turned out to be a mother teaching her daughter how to drive a stick shift. The car was recently purchased and they did not ... Full Story

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 4, 2008

Lundberg Missing Facts on Global Warming Kevin Lundberg's  "Lundberg Report" in last week's Berthoud Recorder demonstrates his desire to continue the George W. Bush practice of basing his positions on blind ideology, rather than on fact. He cited "Christopher Monckton of Brenchley's article published by the American Physical Society" as evidence of growing scientific rejection of global warming and human impact. He neglected to add the APS comment that accompanied the article: "No ... Full Story

BHS Teacher Receives Leadership Award

Berthoud High School English teacher Brendan Gallagher has earned the Pearson Prentice Hall Leadership Development Award for 2008-2009. The award, which was created by the National Council of Teachers of English and funded by Pearson Prentice Hall publishers, is given to one early-career English teacher in each state who has already demonstrated professional leadership. Gallagher is Colorado’s recipient. Currently in his second year at BHS, Gallagher was nominated for the award by retired BHS ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Nov. 27, 2008

Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Welch Ave. for a patient complaining of difficulty breathing and dizziness. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a citizen assist for a residence on Redwood Circle. There was concern of a possible chemical leak. Nothing was found. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Longview Ave. for a patient having chest pains. The patient was transported. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 BFPD responded to a medical call for a patient who was ... Full Story

Police Beat: Nov. 27, 2008

Monday, Nov.  17 The staff at the wastewater treatment plant reported damage to the gate, apparently the result of criminal mischief over the weekend. A Berthoud High School student was at school under the influence of alcohol and was arrested and charged with underage consumption of ethyl alcohol.   Tuesday, Nov.  18 Police found an abandoned motorcycle on Longview Ave. at approximately 10:30 p.m. The cycle was registered to an owner nearby on South Ninth St. No one responded to ... Full Story

Police Beat — Nov. 13, 2008

Wednesday, Nov. 5 On an otherwise quiet day the Berthoud Police made eight traffic stops   Thursday, Nov. 6 Police were asked to assist in finding the owner of a truck that had apparently been stolen and was found in Adams County. A few hours later the owner called saying he had responded to a call from Adams County, but they had no record of his truck. An alarm set off at a local bank turned out to have been triggered by the ATM service company. A resident of the 1200 block of Aspen Dr. ... Full Story

Obituaries – Kennedy, Martinez

  Betty Griffin Kennedy Betty Griffin Kennedy died Nov. 6, 2008 at the Medical Center of the Rockies.  She was born July 14, 1945 in Tulsa, Okla., the child of William E. Fletcher and Betty Fletcher. She attended elementary and preparatory school in Tulsa. When she was nine years old, her father, an avid horseman and a member of the Tulsa Shrine Mounted Patrol, introduced her to her first horse, Friday. From then on, horses became her lifelong passion. Kennedy attended the University of ... Full Story

Simon, Chester to Wed

Mark and Cathy Simon of Berthoud are please to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan to Patrick Chester, both of Phillipsburg, Kan. The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Berthoud High School and attended Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyo., studying Equine Training/Business Management. She is currently employed in the billing department at Coomes Trucking, in Phillipsburg. The groom-to-be is the son of Rick and Robin Chester of Phillipsburg, Kan. He is a 2005 graduate ... Full Story

Check This Out: Library District Gets Funding

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder After a year of meeting deadlines and maneuvering through a maze of requirements to get a funding measure on this year’s ballot, the Berthoud Community Library District reached its goal. Ballot judges counted and double-checked the tally for over 15 hours, with a confirmation of 2,088 votes for and 1.442 votes against coming Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. Library Director Sara Wright said she was “so relieved,” and that the counting process was “absolutely ... Full Story

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