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Saturday, August 30, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

October Star Night at the LTO

October Star Night at the LTO

    Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School park east of the high school directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org Friday, October 19, 2012 - 7:30 – 11:00 p.m. The speaker for this evening will be Robert Arn.  The title of his talk will be “Bringing the Night Sky Down to Earth” With all the amazing images coming out of Hubble and other major observatories it is easy to experience a disconnect between ... Full Story

Thanks to Friends of the Library

Thanks to Friends of the Library

        To the Editor, On behalf of the Berthoud Community Library District staff, I would like to thank the Friends of the Berthoud Community Library for all the financial support they give the Library. So far this year the group has given the Library $1845.00. This money funded the summer reading program for teens, supplemented our DVD budget, and paid for staff continuing education. The District’s income from property tax went down by 10% in 2012, ... Full Story

Local Events

Local Events

       Saturday, October 20 Haunted House and Fall Festival On Saturday, October 20, Imagine Charter School (5753 Twilight Avenue, Firestone, CO) is hosting a Haunted House and Fall Festival.  This year the entire gym has been converted into a frightening haunted house experience!  The Fall Festival will have games and candy, with a costume parade and contest.  We have professional food vendors for dinner, and a Halloween bake sale for sweet  treats.  The Haunted ... Full Story

Berthoud Library participates in Common Read

Berthoud Library participates in Common Read

Northern Colorado Common Read (NCCR, October 1 - November 12, 2012. The NCCR is community-wide reading initiative designed to bring people of all ages and from various libraries together to read, discuss and celebrate a single book. This year's selected book is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. Unbroken tells the remarkable true life story of Louis Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic athlete and WWII B-24 bombardier. This program is a collaborative effort of library systems all across the Front Range and ... Full Story

Preserving or dismantling Medicare

  Working as a rural family doctor the past 30 years, it is most disheartening to see someone who has worked hard all their life have a catastrophic illness which throws them into bankruptcy. We must ignore the negative TV ads and campaign rhetoric to determine which political party will preserve Medicare. The U.S. House has passed the Ryan budget, (which Romney endorsed) which will fundamentally change Medicare as we have known it since 1965. The plan replaces guaranteed defined ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics “Ice Breaker”

  by Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of Loveland hosted the season opener, “Premier Ice Breaker”, meet this past weekend, September 8 and 9, 2012. Premier’s Level 4 team placed 3rd and Level 6 team placed 1st in team results. Level 4: All-Around: In the Child Division- Niama Contreras placed 1st with a score of 34.700. Tayler Graham placed 4th and Ashlyn Erickson placed 5th. In the Senior Division- Gracie Wadlington placed 2nd and Tatum Clark placed 4th. Top 5 ... Full Story

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program

  The Thompson School District is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program. Eligibility requirements for the program are: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Applicants must own and live in the home for which they are applying. Applicants must live within the Thompson School District’s boundary area. Only one person from each household may apply. Forty participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for August 2012     Wednesday, August 1 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Interstate 25 at mile marker 249. Three to five spot fires were found on the shoulder of northbound I-25. The fires were extinguished. BFPD responded to a medical call on Goose Hollow Lane. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. Thursday, August 2 BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 25 at mile marker ... Full Story

Berthoud Library looking for a Trustee

Berthoud Library looking for a Trustee

                  Berthoud, CO, August 20, 2012 – The Berthoud Community Library District (BCLD) is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees.  The seven-member Board governs the Library District, oversees the finances and establishes policies.  Applicants must reside within the Library District.  The term for this position is four years, January 2013 – December 2016. Applications for ... Full Story

Sheriff descends on East Mulberry

Sheriff descends on East Mulberry

    Operation New Dawn Date:               8/5/2012 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office and other agencies conducted a coordinated and targeted enforcement operation in the East Mulberry Corridor in Fort Collins on Saturday night, August 4. The East Mulberry Corridor is that area from Timberline Road east to County Road 5. This area has seen an increase in criminal activity including aggravated assaults, illegal narcotics use and distribution, ... Full Story

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