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Berthoud Marine recovering from injuries suffered in IED explosion By Pierrette J. Shields Longmont Times-Call Posted: 11/15/2011 08:54:26 PM MST LONGMONT -- A 21-year-old Berthoud Marine is recovering in a San Diego hospital after six surgeries to repair extensive damage he suffered to his left leg when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan during a patrol on Oct. 31. Lance Cpl. Zachary Dinsmore, a 2008 Berthoud High School graduate, is ... Full Story
Firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 238 49th Avenue Place in Greeley shortly after 8:00 a.m. this morning. Initial arriving units reported smoke coming from a single family home. Upon further investigation, crews found the home owner had pulled a garden hose into the front door of the house and then into the attached garage to attempt to extinguished a motorcycle that was burning inside the garage. Crews had the homeowner leave to an area of ... Full Story
There has been a change of plans for Commissioner Tom Donnelly's November public meetings in Estes Park and Berthoud The Estes Park meeting at the Senior Center would normally take place on Wednesday morning November 16. Since the Commissioners' proposed 2012 budget hearing in Estes Park takes place the night before (details follow) Commissioner Donnelly is cancelling the Wednesday morning meeting and inviting you all to the live, televised budget ... Full Story
Last week a ferret visited the Berthoud Community Library's storytime. Children listened to stories about ferrets, learned about their weasel origins, and then met Elend, a live ferret. Nearly two dozen people were captivated by the furry visitor for almost an hour.
I’ll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one.
Perry’s Dubious Tax Promise In his speech unveiling his proposed “flat tax” overhaul of the tax system, Rick Perry promised that “taxes will be cut across all income groups in America.” But a newly released analysis of his plan by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center concluded that many lower-income persons and families would see their taxes go up. In his Oct. 25 “Cut, Balance, Grow” speech, Perry said a beefed up ... Full Story
BFPD Incident Activity for October October 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 MM 249. The Berthoud Fire crew evaluated the individuals and found no injuries. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 MM 249. The response was cancelled en route by the Colorado State Patrol, as there were no injuries. October 2 BFPD responded to Valley Dirt Riders for a motor vehicle accident. Berthoud Fire assisted Thompson Valley EMS and the patient was ... Full Story
Thompson one of five award recipients Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence announces five 2011 award winners Thompson School District is one of five organizations in a three-state region to receive an award from Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx), formerly Colorado Performance Excellence. RMPEx is the Baldrige program in Colorado, Montana and Wyoming. For 10 years, they have been helping organizations on the journey to performance ... Full Story
Monday, 10/31/2011 1:30 p.m. Drop-off sites · Activity at the drop-off sites diminished significantly Sunday, with Saturday described by a Public Works manager as “crazy--manageable but crazy.” · Because of the slowdown at the sites, the Agilent site will close beginning Tuesday. The Recycling Center and Centennial Park sites will operate 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. · Closure of the Centennial site will be ... Full Story