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Thursday, August 21, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

'Roadless Roadshow' Winds Up in Denver as

Opposition is mounting in Colorado against a bill introduced by Washington lawmakers Thursday to cement the protections of the 2001 Roadless rule. Some environmental groups oppose the bill's provision for a separate plan that would exempt Colorado from the rule. Opponents of that idea rallied in Denver yesterday, and plan to send more than 200,000 messages to Pres. Obama and Gov. Ritter. (more…)

‘Zombieland’: How To Survive the Apocalypse

By Kyle LeeBerthoud RecorderZombie movies have been done to death, if you'll excuse the pun. With a steady stream since the 1960s, it would seem the well would be dry by now. Similar to 2004's “Shaun of the Dead,” “Zombieland” combines comedy and horror with fantastic results. (more…)

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10

A reminder from the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire prevention education is formally celebrated each October throughout the U.S. This year “Fire Prevention Week” will be celebrated the week of Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. The Berthoud Fire Protection District celebrates the concept of “Fire Prevention Week” throughout the year, presenting to all ages, fire prevention education, bicycle and helmet safety, car seat installation and education, CPR, smoke detector and carbon monoxide ... Full Story

Oct. 15 is Extension Deadline to File Colorado State

Taxpayers who did not submit their income tax filings by the Wednesday, April 15 deadline are reminded that the extension due date for Colorado’s 2008 income tax filing is Thursday, Oct. 15. (more…)

League of Women Voters Hosts Juvenile Justice

The civil liberties team of the League of Women Voters will present a discussion on juvenile justice in the community Monday, Oct. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in The Coloradoan meeting room, 1300 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins. (more…)

Town Welcomes Paquette

Routt County resident, New York City yoga instructor and now Berthoud Town Billing Clerk. Holly Paquette’s resume is interesting to say the least. She started her new position on Monday and says she’s very busy already. (more…)

Fall Plant Sale Saturday

The Jennie McCarty Heirloom Garden Group is having a fall plant sale on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the front yard of the McCarty-Fickel Home at 645 Seventh St., Berthoud. (more…)

Rural Properties Session on Oct. 22

“Getting to Know Rural Properties,” a continuing education opportunity for Realtors and Real Estate Appraisers will be held on Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Southwest Weld County Services Complex. Topics will include living on the land, water and your right to use it, mineral/gas/petroleum rights, livestock zoning and weed disclosures. Registration fee is $100. (more…)

Calling Town Citizens to Action

Civic Group Presents Agenda at 1st Meeting By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder More than 50 residents came to the first meeting of Citizens First, held at the Berthoud Library Tuesday, Sept. 29. Leaders of the civic association presented a list of key items, including water quality, the upcoming vote on an Aims Community College tax district and an Xcel Energy franchise agreement under consideration. While speaking to those gathered in the packed meeting room, organizer Dorian Ryan said the ... Full Story

Planner: Conveyance Plat a ‘Win-Win’

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Town Planner Tim Katers said implementing a conveyance plat process would be a “win-win” move for all concerned, while speaking to the Planning and Zoning Commission at the Sept. 24 meeting. (more…)

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