‘Area News’ Archives
By Judy Lehn Wednesday’s Citizen First forum on Berthoud water drew about 50 residents who wanted to hear what Town Administrator Michael Hart had to say. The subjects covered ranged from the annual foul smelling and tasting water, to the “exorbitant” water bills paid by town citizens. Hart began by saying that the Town is doing a full assessment of anything that has to do with water quality. The reservoir “went upside down” a month early this year, which did not give the town quite ... Full Story
Thursday, July 1 Dog days at the Police Department. In the early morning, 2 a.m., the Loveland Report Herald driver brought in a Jack Russell Terrier. Water bubbling up in a field at SE Second Street and East Colorado Avenue was cause enough for a concerned citizen to report it to authorities. Police turned the matter over to the water department. A dog left unattended in a vehicle at Grace Place brought a call from police. Police had to assist staff at the pool when a juvenile refused to ... Full Story
Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for July 2010 Friday, July 2 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Bruce Drive. A small fire in a homeowner’s back yard was extinguished. BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 25 southbound lanes @ mile marker 253. Upon arrival, a Honda CRV was found with no signs of fire in the vehicle, but did have mechanical problems. The owner arranged for the vehicle to be towed. Saturday, July 3 BFPD responded to a church on ... Full Story
With he fair only a couple of days away, the Ranch still looks barren, but plenty is going on behind the scenes. The carnival area is just in the beginning stages, but it won’t take the carnival workers long to set up. Meanwhile, the 4-H kids have been bringing their exhibits in for judging and display setup. Many of the animal activities take place before the official opening. 4-H dog and cat programs have finished and the equine events finish up on Wednesday so the horses can go home and ... Full Story
The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, at 2366 E. First Street, Loveland. The school is located one block south of Denver Avenue on First Street. Open to all who are interested in learning more about our K-8 grade charter school. We are now entering our fifth year of educating our community’s children. 593-6827 or www.NewVisionCharterSchool.org. We will have another informational meeting on Tuesday, September 14, same time and place.
Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners (BCC) will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 23 at 6:30pm to allow for public comment on whether a decision to ban or regulate businesses that sell medical marijuana should be made by the BCC or put to a public vote. The hearing will take place in the Hearing Room, 1st floor, at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins.
Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation Paul Farley, Chair The State Commission on Judicial Performance and local judicial district performance commissions have completed their evaluations of 134 justices and judges who are scheduled to stand for retention in the November 2010 election. The commissions are charged with providing voters with fair, responsible, and constructive evaluations of individual judges seeking retention, and providing judges with useful ... Full Story
Citizens First, a group for Berthoud residents who seek community involvement, will host a water forum on Wednesday, August 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Berthoud Community Center, 248 Welch Avenue. The guest speaker will be Berthoud Town Administrator Michael Hart, who will address the issues of water quality as well as the alternatives now being discussed to correct the current situation. In addition, TA Hart will give a detailed analysis of the development of Berthoud’s utility bill and the ... Full Story
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING JULY 27, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1. Call to Order Mayor Tom Patterson 2. Roll Call Mayor Tom Patterson Mayor Pro-Tem David Gregg Trustee Thomas Jones Trustee David Skiles Trustee John Bauer Trustee Jeff Hindman Trustee Dick Shepard 3. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Patterson 4. Citizen Participation 5. Reports All matters listed under Item 6, Consent Agenda, are considered to be routine by the Town Board and will be enacted with a ... Full Story
Richard Vivez's body was discovered by an overnight guest at his residence at 506 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado. When Berthoud Officer Vasquez responded to the complaint of a barking dog, the guest contacted the officer to inform him about the deceased. The initial investigation indicates that the the probable cause of death was from self inflicted injuries. the police press release does not indicate the type of injuries. There has been a tremendous outpouring of comments to this site ... Full Story