‘Area News’ Archives
The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 9th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.
RICHMOND, Ind. Berthoud High School 2010 graduate Abigail Yeagle, an Earlham College first-year and student and daughter of Theresa and Mark Yeagle of Berthoud, has been selected as a Bonner Scholar this semester at the college. The Bonner Scholars Program is a four-year developmental leadership program that is rooted in community service. Supported by the Bonner Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey, the Bonner Scholarship provides tuition and summer support for 15 Earlham students per class ... Full Story
sponsored by American Family Insurance High schools throughout the country compete for cash prizes by encouraging parents and teen drivers to pledge their commitment to safe driving Berthoud High School is one of more than 375 schools throughout American Family’s 19-state operating territory participating in the Teen Safe Driver Pledge, an online pledge by teen drivers, parents or other community members that establishes safe driving expectations. By participating in the program, ... Full Story
O157:H7 Multi-State Outbreak DENVER—State health and Tri-County Health Department officials Friday warned consumers who purchased or sampled Dutch Style Gouda Cheese (Costco item 40654) at Costco locations that it has been linked to five-state outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 infections. Consumers who have any of this cheese should not eat it. They should return it to the place of purchase or dispose of it in a closed plastic bag and place it in a sealed trash can to prevent people or ... Full Story
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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story
There was a lot to celebrate in Berthoud on Nov. 1, and a large group in the community was present at the Lehman Printing Center to enjoy the festivities. During a time in our economy when money is tight, jobs are scarce and many are worried about the future, it is wonderful to know that those who can contribute to the community step forward and do it … with a smile. The Berthoud Community Fund Committee and the Berthoud Bequest, the local giving circle, organized under the Community ... 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 ... Full Story
Nearly a dozen voters were standing in line at the Brookside Events Center at 6:45 a.m. this morning.