‘Area News’ Archives
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
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
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