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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Around Town: In the Dog House

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder The has been more of a stay at home than an around town week. Last week we had house guests. Complete strangers who moved in for three days. If you surmised that it had something to do with dogs, you would be correct. Perhaps we have become known as a place for whelping Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs or it may be that we are close to Melissa Culver, DVM. Dr. Culver is revered in the Swissy community and the folks from Durango had lost most of their last litter ... Full Story

Welty-Lempka Barn: Adaptability Through the Years

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder A little log cabin lies on the south bank of the Little Thompson River. In 1869, James Eaglin applied for a homestead patent on 160 acres and this little cabin was likely among the required improvements. The patent was granted June 15, 1874. Eaglin grew wheat, the first grain crop of the (more…)

Police Beat: July 2, 2009

Tuesday, June 23 Barking dogs on Cedar Drive prompted a complaint in the early afternoon. The caller said he called the night before about the same dogs. Thistle growing everywhere at N. County Road and Lake Avenue was the complaint. The Code Enforcement Officer was advised. Dogs in the 600 block of Eighth Street were reported to have been barking for an hour and half. The dogs were in a pen in the alley and no one was home, so the officer left a written warning on the front ... Full Story

Fire Beat: July 2, 2009

Monday, June 22 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Rainbow Lane. After investigation the crew was unable to locate a fire. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on South County Road 31. No no injuries were involved in this accident. BFPD assisted with a medical call for breathing problems at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported. Tuesday, June 23 BFPD was dispatched to a grass fire on the frontage road of Interstate 25. Upon arrival to the scene the crew ... Full Story

1642 ” What’s Next? People or Products?

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder It would be a waste of time to count all of my diplomas and class certificates. The most significant stack was generated during 26 years in the military and in government employment. Those two organizations place a sometimes excessive priority on education and training. Since 1980 I’ve attended, organized and led numerous seminars or “leadership stand-downs” on every social issue and criminal or near-criminal act that has been attributed to a soldier or ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 25, 2009

Friday, June 12 Berthoud Police responded to an early morning silent alarm at a local business on the 500 block of Mountain Avenue and found a burglary in progress. The officer notified dispatch and called the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office for backup, then proceeded after the intruder. When the unidentified male suspect became aware of the officer’s presence he fled the scene running southbound on foot. A chase ensued but the suspect ultimately escaped with approximately $200 in stolen ... Full Story

Fire Beat: June 25, 2009

Tuesday, June 16 BFPD assisted with a walk-in medical call at Station 2 for an 11-year-old who had been bitten by a rattlesnake. Berthoud Fire treated the patient until TVEMS arrived to the scene and the patient care was transferred to them. The patient was transported. Wednesday, June 17 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Second Street. BFPD assisted with a medical call on Weld County Road 4. Thursday, June 18 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on the east side of Ish Reservoir ... Full Story

Meal Deal: Jo to Go

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder In a rush? No time to brew a pot of coffee or grab a bowl of cereal? Have we got a deal for you and you don’t even have to leave your car. The cheery yellow and purple Jo to Go drive through is located in the Kwik Corner parking lot, on west Highway 56 as you leave Berthoud. Tiffany Thorstensen has owned and managed Jo to Go for seven months, it’s like “déjà vu — Thorstensen owned Jo to Go with her husband Peter from 1996 to 2001. Thorstensen said ... Full Story

Around Town: Oh, That Honey Do List

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder I took advantage of the weekend to catch up on some of the outdoor “honey do” items. Cutting the grass was tops among those chores. You may have had the same problem, it seemed that every time I planned to do mow it would rain. By now, the grass was about 18 inches tall and pretty hard not to notice. Saturday was still a problem. Whenever I went outside the thunder would start. I did manage to do some repairs, jobs I could stop and seek shelter when the sky ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 18

Tuesday, June 9 Berthoud Police responded to a reported theft of sodas, juices, and other miscellaneous drinks missing from a vending machine inside a laundromat. The machine appeared to have been shaken and tampered with by unknown suspects. Dispatch received a call concerning a barking dog in 800 block of Fourth Street. The concerned party has reported previous complaints of the same incident. A man walking in the area of Eighth Street and Mountain Avenue found a yellow and black Dewalt ... Full Story

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