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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

‘Community News’ Archives

Citizens report on prop 101 and amendments 60 and 61

The Loveland Citizens' Finance Advisory Commission submitted their report on the proposed ballot issues at Tuesday's council meeting. The commission is appointed by the Loveland City Council to participate in a review of the budget, evaluate all financial policies and report its findings to the council. The nine member commission delivered a comprehensive report on the effects of the ballot initiatives, Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101. The report, though designed for Loveland, is a ... Full Story

Bike safety is fun

Bike safety is fun

What a great event the Public Safety day was. Fire engines, police cars an ambulance and Sparky the firedog made for an exciting day and at the end there was even a chance to climb the tall fire truck ladder. The intent of the event was to keep the kids safe as they ride their bicycles to school and back. Trooper Villavicencio, Colorado State Patrol Child Safety Technician was there with is 150 mph cruiser and the kids were in awe of all the equipment inside. Berthoud Fire was on hand to ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair 4-H Stock Sale

Larimer County Fair 4-H Stock Sale

The 4H Livestock sale is the last official event of the county fair. The bidding is active and usually the final price is well above the market price of the livestock. The highest priced sale is usually the Grand Champion Market Beef, and the 2010 Larimer County Fair was no exception as that heifer brought $6,000 for Danielle Mayer of Fort Collins. The Reserve Champion Market Beef, raised by Berthoud’s Cory Ellis brought $2,600. The same relationship held in the sheep as Kristina Cavey’s ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair Photos Review

Larimer County Fair Photos Review

The County Fair Parade took place a couple days before the official opening, but the activities had started even before that as 4-H kids were busy setting up exhibits and competing in the equine events. Here the Berthoud Highlanders 4-H Club took time to enter the parade. The Larimer County Fair is over but the memories linger. The midway was open and many people enjoyed the activities. The weekend had many outside activities to enjoy, but much of what the fair is about took place in the ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair, complete results

Larimer County Fair, complete results

The Recorder Online will carry the entire list of Fair Awards in all categories. In the menu above, you will see a new title of "County Fair." If you click your courser on the tab you will see all the categories below. We will put up categories as soon as we receive them from the Extension Service. Berthoud residents on the lists will be accented with bold face type. Blue, red and white ribbons have different meanings in 4-H judging than in open judging. In 4-H judging a blue ribbon means the ... Full Story

Bands of Berthoud in the park

Bands of Berthoud in the park

It turned out to be a beautiful day in Fickel Park, great weather for a day of music as the Bands of Berthoud performed from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The audience was treated to 11 hours of almost continuous music provided by local musical groups. Many brought lawn chairs and settled in for several hours in the park. Technically, not all the groups were bands. The opening act of the Priority 5 is a singing group with recorded music and Burke Swinger and Brandon Sipes are solo acts, still the name ... Full Story

A day at the Fair

A day at the Fair

The Ranch was bustling on Saturday, the first full day of the 2010 edition of the Larimer County Fair. Tractors, splashing dogs, running pigs and plenty of venders lined the promenade as the carnival rides created a colorful back drop to the days activities. The livestock has moved into the Ranchway Feed Pavilions, the alpacas came on Saturday afternoon, the last animals to arrive. The judging for the cattle, llamas and alpacas will take place Sunday in he indoor arena. Meanwhile, the other ... Full Story

Sculpture in Loveland

Sculpture in Loveland

Two of the grandest shows on earth are taking place in Loveland this weekend as artists from all over the world converge on the Sweetheart City. The Sculpture in the Park show is in its 27th year and features over 170 artists and 2,000 pieces of sculpture. The venue is Benson Park and the hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Across the street at Loveland High School is the 19th Loveland Sculpture Invitational. The hours are the same. The high school ... Full Story

New teachers sit in class today

New teachers sit in class today

teachers for Thompson School District arrived at Mountain View High High School for a day of orientation on Thursday. The morning began with an introduction to the Thompson Education Association, the local teacher’s union and continued with district staff. Berthoud will be getting  ten new teachers and a part time school nurse this year. Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jennifer Preusse, Kindergarten Teacher Donna Conde, School Nurse  Lindsay Hastings, Speech and Language Therapy Turner ... Full Story

The Title is Sheriff – Not King

The Title is Sheriff – Not King

By Jim Alderden Larimer County Sheriff I am a firm believer that the sheriff is the highest law enforcement authority in the land and I have previously published my views on this esteemed Office. The Office of Sheriff has a long and valued history as the "protector of the shire" and is the only elected law enforcement officer making him directly accountable to the people. However, there are limitations on the powers and authority granted to the sheriff. A certain former Arizona sheriff ... Full Story

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