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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Firestone man pleads guilty to poisoning neighbor’s

Firestone man pleads guilty to poisoning neighbor’s dogs

  GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, Joseph Losinski (DOB 5/13/39) pleaded guilty to poisoning and killing his neighbor’s two dogs. Losinski pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals, a class-six felony, and one count of intimidating a victim or witness, a class-four felony. He faces up to 7.5 years in the Department of Corrections when he is sentenced on Dec. 12. According to police and court records, Losinski laced meat with ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics: 2012 Aerials Fall Festival

Premier Gymnastics: 2012 Aerials Fall Festival

Level 6 Team. Front; Reagan Ball: Back L to R; Kaiya Lindhardt, Kylla Justice, Kira Sanchez, Madison Blair, Abby Stoops, Morgan Kenner and Lauren Thomas By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies participated in the 2012 Aerials Fall Festival in Colorado Springs this past weekend, October 6-7.  The Level 4 Team Placed 2nd and the Level 6 Team Placed 3rd in the overall Team results.  Both, very impressive finishes. Level 4 Team Results: Top 5 All-Around Finishers: In the ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics: Autumn Classic

Premier Gymnastics: Autumn Classic

By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies, located in Loveland, had a competition this past weekend in Aurora. The Autumn Classic 2012 was hosted by the Colorado Gymnastics Institute. Premier’s Level 4 Team Placed 3rd in the Team Results. Level 4 Top 5 Finishers in the All-Around: Tayler Graham Placed 5th in the Child Division. Kylie Cook Placed 3rd in the Senior Division. Level 4 Top 5 Finishers in Individual Events: In the Child Division; Graham Placed 1st on ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for September 2012 Sunday, September 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 13 and 42nd St. SW. This was a two-vehicle accident with heavy damage to one of the vehicles, minor damage to the other. There were no reported injuries. BFPD responded to a commercial structure fire in a laundry mat with a possible dryer on fire inside the building. The crew found two large dryers that had over heated and overloaded the ... Full Story

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

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