‘Area News’ Archives
Kevin Lundberg to run agains Polis in 2nd district Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, has decided that he will run against Rep. Jared Polis, a Democrat representing the 2nd Congressional District, Larimer County's new district in 2013. "Based on strong support from citizens of the Second Congressional District Kevin has decided to move forward with a campaign," said Lundberg's campaign website,www.kevinlundberg2012.com.
Skinned Coyotes Found In Colorado JANUARY 7, 2012 (WILDLIFE) COLORADO — After initial reports declared multiple dogs to have been found skinned and mutilated alongside a few roads in Berthoud, veterinarians and wildlife pathologists have now concluded the animals were actually coyotes. Why were these coyotes killed, skinned, and left to be found beside the road? Read on for more details and the number ... Full Story
Larimer County has resolved its lawsuit with the designers, manufacturers and builders of the metal buildings at The Ranch, Larimer County’s Fairgrounds. Larimer County will receive $14.8 million for a full release of all claims. The lawsuit stemmed from the December 2006 snowstorms that damaged the roof structures in the buildings. Subsequent forensic engineering studies of the buildings revealed that the buildings were under-designed and could ... Full Story
Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a sexual assault last night by a suspect described as a police impersonator. At approximately 10:00 p.m. last night (January 5), a woman in her 20's reported she had been stopped by a man in a dark sedan with a red light in the area of West 32nd Street and Glade Road in Loveland, Colorado who represented himself to be a police officer. Subsequently, the police impersonator is alleged to ... Full Story
Colorado Department of Revenue Press Release Denver, CO, January 3, 2012 – Taxpayers are advised to start planning and organizing their records now for the income tax filing season. Don’t put off planning and filing until April. Starting early can save you time if you realize you need to obtain additional records. Then file quickly, easily and securely through any of several Colorado income tax electronic filing methods. 1. Discover the convenience of Revenue ... Full Story
Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for December Thursday, December 1 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a reported motor vehicle accident on 287 near County Road 2E. This was a multiple car accident and Mountain View Fire and Longmont Fire also responded. Berthoud crew assisted with transporting one patient. BFPD responded to Common Drive and assisted a patient needing help getting into their wheelchair. The fire crew assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Mountain Avenue ... Full Story
Date: Dec. 29, 2011 At 10:46 p.m. last night (12/28/11), Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the 3500-block of Rifle Court in Laporte on the report of a physical disturbance. On arrival it was ascertained that Robert Don Davis, DOB: 12/15/66, had threatened a 48-year-old female, also from Laporte, with a gun and sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the scene prior to deputies' arrival, but was subsequently found a short distance away after he ... Full Story
A Christmas Carol for 2011 By Bob Burnett (about the author) It's been 168 years since Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol to illustrate the horrific living conditions of the English poor and promote the true nature of Christmas. If Dickens were still alive, he'd be compelled to update his tale. On Christmas Eve, Bob Cratchit comes home from work and tells his wife, Emily, he's been laid off, "They're shutting down the tractor factory and moving it to ... Full Story
A friendly calico kitten turned up a 4th Street and Water Avenue today. The kitten is playful, friendly and gets along with the dogs. As much as the finder likes the kitten, she thinks somewhere, someone loves this little cat. Call 970-532-3267
Ashley and Zachery Gettman of Berthoud announce the birth of Avery Lynn Gettman, Avery was born at the Medical Center of the Rockies on November 22, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. The Grandparents are John and Christy Gettman of Berthoud and Larry and Sara Nuckols, also of Berthoud.