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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Ferret Fun at the Library

Ferret Fun at the Library

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

I’ll believe

  I’ll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one.

Perry’s Dubious Tax Promise

Perry’s Dubious Tax Promise

          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

Year end giving? Consider ATV

Year end giving? Consider ATV

 

Berthoud Fire calls for October 2011

Berthoud Fire calls for October 2011

  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 School District receives award

Thompson School District receives award

      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

Loveland Storm Aftermath Update

Loveland Storm Aftermath Update

  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

Larimer County sesquicentennial

Larimer County sesquicentennial

          Wearing its age well: Larimer County celebrates 150th anniversary this year By Jessica Benes, Pamela Dickman and Jackie Hutchins Reporter-Herald Staff Writers Posted: 10/29/2011 11:10:05 PM MDT Larimer County is well known for its towering mountains, jagged canyons and quality of life. The area that thousands know and love has changed dramatically over the years -- the 4.6 billion years the earth has existed, to be exact. "We've been ... Full Story

Volunteer of the month: Carissa Finnegan

Volunteer of the month: Carissa Finnegan

Carissa Finnegan is a freshman at Berthoud High School. One of her Facebook friends is family friend who is serving as a nurse in Kigali, Rwanda. Carissa was amazed at some of the photos her friend posted. The children in her photos did not have many toys or books and hardly had clothes to wear. Carissa wanted to do something to help those children. She set up an event on Facebook and asked for donations to purchase items to send to the kids in Kigali. Unfortunately, the response was ... Full Story

Loveland Saturday Update

Loveland Saturday Update

        Electric Service Crews are continuing to reconnect service throughout the day and will also support the 6 contract tree crews working to clear power lines. In some cases, Loveland Water and Power (W&P) crews are awaiting confirmation from customers that a licensed electrical contractor has repaired or replaced the property owner’s electric meter enabling power to be reconnected. The W&P dispatch center at 663-1043 will remain open ... Full Story

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