‘Area News’ Archives
To the editor: Economists tell us the recession is nearly over. Meanwhile, here in Larimer County, the ongoing ripple effects of the economic downturn have devastating impacts, as unstable housing disrupts employment, education, health and family stability. Job loss and foreclosures are forcing homeowners to return to renting. This drives vacancy rates down and rental prices up. And, it’s not just homeowners feeling the pinch: more and more families are living in poverty and on the brink ... Full Story
Help Protect Your Children from Meningitis By Shara Ludlum As a mother of two active preteen children, I do all that I can to keep them healthy and safe. Now that school is back in session, I encourage all parents to learn about meningococcal meningitis and speak with their child’s health-care provider about vaccination. Meningococcal meningitis is a rare, but serious bacterial infection that can take an otherwise healthy child’s life in just a single day. The Centers for Disease ... Full Story
Jack comes to class ready to learn. He takes responsibility for his learning by being a good listener and participating. Jack asks great questions that reflect his high level of thinking. Shawn is a very consistently strong student in science. He is dependable and reliable. Shawn is a great contributor to the class and is always completing exceptional work. Thanks, Shaw, for your positive participation in ... Full Story
Berthoud Police Beat October Friday, October 1 Police responded to a report of liquor in Berthoud Park, but found no violation. Two barking dog complaints were received between 7:30 and 8 p.m. The first in the 800 block of Longview, the second on Sage Place. Both pet owners were give verbal warnings. Seven drivers were stopped for traffic or vehicle violations and three were issued summonses. Citations: Darren Palombo: Parked vehicle on wrong side of roadway Danielle Sciortino: Speed ... Full Story
Nearly a dozen voters were standing in line at the Brookside Events Center at 6:45 a.m. this morning.
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE AS TO PROPOSED 2011 BUDGETS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that proposed budgets have been submitted to the BERTHOUD HERITAGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NOS. 1 – 9 for the ensuing year of 2011. Copies of such proposed budgets have been filed in the office of Pinnacle Consulting Group, Inc., 5110 Granite Street, Suite C, Loveland, Colorado 80538, where same are open for public inspection. Such proposed budgets will be considered at the special meeting of Boards of Directors to be ... Full Story
Voting Centers are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, November 2.
Tea Party climate change deniers funded by BP and other major polluters The Guardian (UK) BP and several other big European companies are funding the midterm election campaigns of Tea Party favourites who deny the existence of global warming or oppose Barack Obama's energy agenda ... By Suzanne Goldenberg If you don't get health coverage, Dems will send you to jail The Washington Post The attack ads are coming fast and furious now on both sides, with many of them passing entirely ... Full Story
Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for October 2010 Friday, October 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 252. There were six vehicles involved in a rear end type accident. There was minor damage to the vehicles and no injuries were reported. Saturday, October 2 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Turner Avenue for a patient having chest pain. The patient was transported. Sunday, October 3 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a person who had been ... Full Story
Update on the Arrest of John Marks, Jr. Larimer County Sheriff: Press Release, October 30, 2010 John Marks, Jr., is being held at the Larimer County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. No further information is being released at this time nor will any interviews be given as this is an on-going investigation Arrest of John Marks, Jr. Larimer County Sheriff: Press Release October 29, 2010 On October 29, 2010, at 6:10 PM, John Marks, Jr. was taken into custody by ... Full Story