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‘Area News’ Archives

March Star Night at the LTO

March Star Night at the LTO

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 pm Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The LTO will not have a guest speaker on this evening, but instead will screen the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney, which was released in 2011. Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and ... Full Story

Obituary: Lenora Strachan

Obituary: Lenora Strachan

Lenora Strachan, 81, of Berthoud, died on March 3, 2014 at her home in Berthoud. She was born on March 8, 1932 in Erick, Oklahoma to Wit Wiley and Beulah (Wells) Warren. Lenora graduated from high school in Porterville, California She married Richard D. Strachan on December 23, 1954 in Lubbock, Texas. Lenora worked as a homemaker, but also had short careers as a telephone operator and a pharmacy clerk, where she also managed a soda fountain. She has lived in Berthoud since 1970. She ... Full Story

Treasure Island Meet

Treasure Island Meet

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner March first, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional Team competed in the Treasure Island Gymnastics meet on February 22. The meet was held in Littleton, Colorado, and hosted by Active Athletics. The Level 7 team placed second in the team competition, and the Level 8 team brought home first place. There were several top 5 individual placements as well. In the Level 7 Junior Division, Kaiya Lindhardt placed ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2014

  Incident Activity for February 2014 Saturday, February 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 250. A single vehicle had slid off the road. There were no injuries reported. BFPD responded to a five-vehicle accident on Interstate 25. One minor injury was reported. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Weld County Road 46. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Fifth Street. Monday, February 3 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle ... Full Story

Obituary: Dean G Anderson

Obituary: Dean G Anderson

  Dean G. Anderson, 83, of Berthoud, Colorado, died on February 22, 2014 at home. He was born on June 23, 1930 in Loveland, to Edwin Swan and Helen Josephine (Peterson) Anderson. Dean graduated from Loveland High School in 1948 and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. He married Betty Jo Janssen on September 15, 1950 in Loveland. Dean worked as a farmer and rancher all of his life. He has lived in the Loveland/Berthoud area all of his life. Dean was a lifelong ... Full Story

Falafel King recalls Hatch Green Chile

Falafel King recalls Hatch Green Chile

  Falafel King recalls Hatch Green Chile Hummus and Hatch Green Chile Wraps because of possible Listeria contamination   Company name: Falafel King of Boulder, Colo.   Product names: ·         Hatch Green Chile Hummus in 10-ounce containers with “sell by” dates 02/14/2014 through 03/16/2014 ·         8.5-ounce Hatch Green Chile Wraps   Reason for recall: Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes in the green chili from the ... Full Story

Partisan politics in our schools

Partisan politics in our schools

  School boards become next front in partisan battle Education policy draws higher interest as political parties put more resources into races By Alex Burness Reporter-Herald Staff Writer In a public comment at Wednesday night's Thompson School District Board of Education meeting, Windsor's Amie Toerge lit into Bryce Carlson, the board's vice president, accusing him of helping usher partisan politics into the district. "I was appalled to learn that (Carlson) is currently ... Full Story

Fort Collins man sentenced for mortgage fraud

Fort Collins man sentenced for mortgage fraud

Sysum sentenced to five years in mortgage fraud Greeley, CO – A Fort Collins man convicted in a mortgage fraud scheme was sentenced in Weld County District Court on Wednesday to five years in prison. A jury in December convicted Matthew Sysum (DOB: 08/13/1969) of seven counts of Forgery, a Class 5 felony, and one count of Theft, a Class 3 felony. He was sentenced to five years for the Theft and three years for each Forgery count; the sentences run concurrent for a total of five ... Full Story

Pikes Peak Cup Gymnastics Meet

Pikes Peak Cup Gymnastics Meet

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner February 15, 2014   Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies competed in the Pikes Peak Cup Gymnastics Meet on February 8 and 9.  The meet was held in Colorado Springs at the Broadmoor Hotel. There were several top five finishes on the Level 7 and Level 8 teams. In the Level 7 Junior A Division, Kira Sanchez finished second on Vault and Floor, third on Uneven Bars, and second in the All-Around Competition. In the Level 7 Junior B Division, ... Full Story

Debris help for Little Thompson flood victims

Berthoud Fire Protection District Receives Flood Relief Grant from Community Foundation of Northern Colorado In response to the devastating September floods that impacted the Berthoud Community along the Little Thompson River, the Berthoud Fire Protection District applied for a grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado. The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado (CFNC) created three charitable funds to address intermediate and long term flood recovery needs within Larimer ... Full Story

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