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Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, January 2011 Saturday, January 1 BFPD assisted with a medical call for an elderly female who had fallen. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a carbon dioxide alarm on Iowa Avenue. Sensors were used to check the residence and no carbon dioxide was detected in the residence. The responsible party was advised to replace the faulty detectors. Sunday, January 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle ... Full Story
Larimer County District Attorney Larry Abrahamson today released his opinion on the case of Fort Collins police officer Carrie Wills' shooting of James Scheu, Jr.
Saturday, January 1 Police assisted a motorist at Mountain Avenue and Second Street when his tire came off the rim. Someone at the Hamilton Apartments received a strange letter. The case is being handled as harassment. A fence and a sign in the 400 block of E County Road 8 were damaged by a hit and run driver. Following a non-injury motor vehicle accident at County Road 17 and US Highway 287, officers arrested one person for driving under the influence and Underage ... Full Story
ALEX HEPP – 6th grade Alex has done an outstanding job at TMS in every way, but he especially shines academically. His work goes above and beyond the norm; and we appreciate all of his unique thoughts and input to our classes. LAUREN DIETZ – 6th grade Lauren makes a big effort to include all students in TMS activities. She has an honest approach to making all students feel welcome. Lauren is an ... Full Story
By Thomas N. Berthoud’s Turner Middle School sent four students to compete in the district spelling bee last Saturday at Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland. These students coached by Colleen Bowker, were Hannah Stippich, Karsten Bump, Ken Kubik and Olivia Conde. Three of these students placed in the top four; Hanna Stippich tied for fourth place, Olivia Conde received third place, and Ken Kubik placed second. These three top spellers of Berthoud will be competing ... Full Story
By Thomas N. Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland was the grounds of an epic battle of words known as: The Thompson School District Elementary Spelling Bee. The bee was separated into two sections; a written exam of 50 words and an oral round. Almost 200 students from 19 schools qualified for the written portion yet only 22 spellers made it to the oral round. The phrase “nerve racking” was used several times to describe the written ... Full Story
January 29, 2011 At approximately 3:30 PM Larimer County Sheriff's Dispatch was notified of a small glider crash near mile marker 284 west of I -25. LCSO Deputies responded and were assisted by the Colorado State Highway Patrol and Wellington Fire also responded as a precaution. According to deputies on the scene, the glider crashed on approach. The two passengers on board were uninjured. The glider sustained minor damage. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National ... Full Story
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Arizona Sundogs, 4-1, in the first of three games in as many days at the Tim's Toyota Center. Colorado's third line accounted for two of their goals and Riley Nelson netted the other pair, powering the Eagles into a first place tie in the Turner Conference. The score could have easily been more lopsided if not for the work of Arizona goaltender Levente Szuper who stopped 38 of 42 shots; Kyle Jones was also stellar, stopping 34 of 35 ... Full Story
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Starting today – on January 27, 2011 – Saturn will begin to go in a retrograde or westward direction in front of the constellation Virgo. That is a signal that the best time to see Saturn in 2011 has begun. Give me 5 minutes, and I’ll give you Saturn in 2011 The planet Saturn – a golden world that appears to shine steadily on the sky’s dome – is rising in the east around 11 p.m. now. ... Full Story
MediaNews buys Lehman Communications January 21, 2011 -- LONGMONT — Prairie Mountain Publishing Co., a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is set to acquire all Lehman Communications Corp. of Longmont. ...