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Monday, July 14, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

435 Arrests during Thanksgiving DUI Crackdown

435 Arrests during Thanksgiving DUI Crackdown

    Heat is On Holiday Crackdown Continues through January 2   Denver, CO (December 02, 2011) – Heavy DUI enforcement in Colorado over Thanksgiving week netted 435 drivers suspected of drinking and driving. The arrest numbers are up this holiday season, compared with the same time period last year when 363 drivers were arrested for DUI. According to preliminary reports, there were five people killed in crashes in the state over the Thanksgiving weekend and four of ... Full Story

Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn

Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn

  Berthoud police took Harmon into custody and recovered the stolen vehicle (photo) as reported in the April 26 Recorder "Police Beat."       Berthoud Man Indicted For Child Porn Tried To Fake Own Death BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4)- A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a man from Berthoud for child pornography. Investigators claim he tried to fake his own death after learning he was under investigation. The investigation into Rayburn Harmon included Berthoud, ... Full Story

Christmas tree, buy or cut

Christmas tree, buy or cut

  It is time to put up the tree for Christmas. In Colorado we are fortunate to have options for obtaining a tree. If you want to buy a tree you can help out the Berthoud Wrestling team by buying one of their trees. The boys and boosters are set up at the Kwik Korner and will be their until sold out. they are hoping that happens quickly as the weather is getting cold. Here is a message from the team. 
Happy Holidays and Thank You for supporting us! For those with a spirit of ... Full Story

Poaching Alert: Pinewood Lake and Boulder

    DENVER -- Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating two wildlife crimes in northeastern Colorado. In Pinewood Lake, a large bull elk was killed Thanksgiving night or early the next morning. The incident occurred off Larimer County Road 18E, just west of the intersection with James Park Trail. Only the head, hindquarters, and backstraps were removed from the bull and the remainder was left to rot. In Boulder, a 4 x 6 mule deer was found dead on Wednesday, ... Full Story

Greeley Firefighters for Santa Toy Drive

Greeley Firefighters for Santa Toy Drive

  A group of Greeley Firefighters will be collecting toys on Saturday, Dec. 3, for the Firefighters for Santa program. The donations of new, non-gift wrapped toys, or cash will be accepted at 354 50th Ave Ct, Greeley, from 6:00-9:00 PM, the home of firefighter Mike Medhurst, also known as the “Greeley Grizwalds”, because of the overwhelming Christmas light display. The overall display includes over 135,000 lights controlled by 320 computer light channels and powered by over 400 ... Full Story

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

  HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS… Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 people, injure 1650 more, and cause over $990 million in damage.   Christmas Tree Fire Hazards Select freshly cut trees, the trunk should be sticky to the touch, the needles should be green and hard to pull back from the branches. Do not place your tree close to a heat source, including a fireplace or heat vent.  Keep the tree stand filled with water at all ... Full Story

Death of CSU Student

  Sean William McGowan Age 18, of Springs, Texas was a student at Colorado State University. He was found unresponsive at his dorm this morning (11/28/11) and was transported to Poudre Valley Hospital where he died. An autopsy was performed this afternoon. The manner and cause of death are pending. Toxicology results generally take 6 weeks. The death appears to be drug related. There is no sign of contagious disease, i.e. meningitis. No other information will be released at ... Full Story

Why I love the month of December

By Rev. James L. Snyder   It was a wise person who divided the year into 12 months. I really do not know who came up with this idea but let me go on record in saying that it was a good one. Each month seems to have its own peculiar value. Some months are better than others. For example, I am not a member of January's fan club. I am not sure if it is the longest month of the year but at times, it sure seems to be. I mean, after all of the excitement typically leading up to the ... Full Story

Auditions

Moon Theater Company The Moon Theatre Company is holding auditions for "Kitchen Witches" Nov. 27 & 28 at 6 p.m. at 340 Mountain Ave. in Berthoud (the Re/Max office). Looking for one 50+ female who is good with accents and one 25-30 male. "Kitchen Witches" is a full-length comedy that brings two archenemy cooking show hostesses together on stage in the same TV show, yielding ratings that would put Martha Stewart and Jerry Springer both to shame. Performances will be the last two weekends ... Full Story

16th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

16th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

  The 16th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly is currently seeking volunteers.     The purpose of the Santa’s is to bring a smile and feeling of love and encouragement to elderly by providing a loving visitor. Volunteers will be paired with an adopted resident living in a nursing or assisted living home in Larimer County.  A list is also provided if you’d like to take a simple gift along. Since 1996 the nonprofit group has organized more than 7,000 ... Full Story

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