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Saturday, August 30, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Berthoud Swans

Berthoud Swans

  People who drive past Riverglenn on County Road 17 are usually treated to the sight of a pair of swans swimming in Treena and Dave Milano’s pond. This week however, the swans are usually sequestered in their enclosure. The reason, on Tuesday the pen hatched three of the five eggs in her clutch and Milano was worried that the foxes and coyotes that frequent the area might find the cygnets a tasty meal. Treena Milano got her first pair of mute swans as a birthday gift 20 years ... Full Story

African Cats

Awwww…. By Thomas N. Disneynature is an independent film label of The Disney Corporation and they produce nature films. Go figure. They have released four movies since their conception, the most famous are Earth and Oceans. Earth, the movie, not the planet, was originally released in the United Kingdom and then in the United States on Earth Day 2009. Oceans was also released first in the UK and in the US on Earth Day 2010. This matters because April 22 is Earth Day 2011, and ... Full Story

Lauren Sawinska Wins BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship

Lauren Sawinska Wins BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship

  Lauren Sawinska, a senior at Berthoud High School, is the 2011 recipient of the BBB/Rotary $5,000 Business Ethics Scholarship presented by the Better Business Bureau and Rotary Districts 5440, 5450 and 5470 at the April 21 BBB Torch Awards for Business Ethics. The scholarship is funded by the BBB Foundation. Sawinksa, daughter of James and Anne Sawinska, was chosen from applicants from Northern Colorado and Wyoming who wrote essays based on Rotary’s Four-Way Test: Is it the truth? ... Full Story

Crystal Fire Human-Caused

Crystal Fire Human-Caused

Investigators from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Forest Service have determined the Crystal Fire was started by the son of a property owner burning debris at 2394 Granite Road, Bellvue, Colorado. Thomas Howie, DOB: 01/03/75, of Fort Collins will be charged with one count of 4th Degree Arson, a class four felony.  A warrant for his arrest is expected to be issued within 24 to 48 hours.  A $10,000 personal recognizance bond has been recommended. On April 6, Larimer ... Full Story

Loveland Honors two from Berthoud

Loveland Honors two from Berthoud

Each year the joint team of Thompson School District, McKee Medical Center and the City of Loveland host a special event to honor volunteers who make a difference. This year’s event, held Thursday evening at the Loveland Police and Courts Building, honored 39 individuals whose volunteering goes “above and beyond.” Among those selected for this year’s awards were two Berthoud residents, Mark Parsons and Don Keck. Mark Parsons was nominated by Danielle Sullivan, Volunteer Program ... Full Story

The Wizard Opens at BHS

The Wizard Opens at BHS

Scenes from the Berthoud High School Production of the "Wonderful Wizard of Oz." Show times at 7:30 on Friday and Saturday plus a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. See more at School News

2011 Ivy Stockwell Jog-A-Thon fund-raiser

A Jogger-Riffic Time By Thomas N. Ivy Stockwell Elementary School will be holding its annual fund-raiser and this year it will be the schools first jog-a-thon, to take place April 18-20. This event will raise funds for the school including activities such as reading programs, subscriptions for learning through technology, and summer science camps. It will also fund special projects sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization. Students are not collecting pledges door-to-door, so if you know a ... Full Story

Crystal Fire: April 14 update

From Larimer County Emergency Informatin The following information update has been made for: Crystal Fire Well hallelujah and better late than never: we have finally gotten some real moisture and more than just enough to make the dirt roads slightly muddy. In Fort Collins we generally have (as of around 2:30 p.m.) from between 2/3 of an inch to over one inch of water from rain and slushy snow. I will not have stats until tomorrow on the area around the burned area but it's good enough to ... Full Story

“B” Sweet Cupcakes opening in Loveland

“B” Sweet Cupcakes opening in Loveland

Dana Brungardt is holding a grand opening for her "B" Sweet Cupcakes on Saturday, April 16. The new kitchen and outlet are at 425 E. 4th Street in Loveland. It is just across the street from Anthology Book Store. The hours for the grand opening are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and there will be cupcakes for sampling and for sale. Ad in drawings for door prizes and you have the combination for a pleasant noon hour.  

Crystal Fire: April 12 afternoon update

Greetings folks. Not a great deal to relate but some things of interest. First of all, people near the fire may continue to see smoke for sometime as the mop up process continues. That may be especially true today since we may undertake a burn out operation to secure some parts of the fire line - that is, taking away burnable fuel in a controlled manner which might otherwise might give us a problem. Given the condition of the fire and the progress made, that is very unlikely but we need to get ... Full Story

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