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Saturday, April 25, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

“The Butler Did It”

“The Butler Did It”

 

A Christmas Carol for 2011

A Christmas Carol for 2011 By Bob Burnett (about the author) It's been 168 years since Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol to illustrate the horrific living conditions of the English poor and promote the true nature of Christmas.  If Dickens were still alive, he'd be compelled to update his tale.     On Christmas Eve, Bob Cratchit comes home from work and tells his wife, Emily, he's been laid off, "They're shutting down the tractor factory and moving it to ... Full Story

Colorado Redistricting approved

The Supreme Court of the State of Colorado this afternoon approved the redistricting plan. The Court Order states: Upon consideration of the Resubmitted Plan for Districts for the Senate and House of Representatives filed by the Colorado Reapportionment Commission on December 5, 2011, together with the statements filed by the proponents and opponents herein, and now being sufficiently advised in the premises, IT IS ORDERED that Resubmitted Plan for Districts for the Senate and House of ... Full Story

Lobato trial: state funding unconstitutional

Press Release Lobato Legal Team Will Hold News Conference Sat., Dec. 10 in Colorado Springs; State’s School Funding System Declared Unconstitutional by Denver Judge Today Key plaintiffs and the legal team behind Lobato v. State of Colorado will hold a news conference Saturday, Dec. 10 in Colorado Springs. The news conference will begin at 10 a.m. at Colorado Springs School District 11 offices, 1115 N. El Paso St. Kathy Gebhardt, one of the lead attorneys on Lobato v. State of ... Full Story

Year end giving? Consider ATV

Year end giving? Consider ATV

 

Nearly 700 signatures opposing charter school in

  Opponents of the proposed Red Rock Academy have collected nearly 700 signatures on their online petition at www.supportberthoudschools.org. According to the website: SupportBerthoudSchools.org is a grassroots effort of concerned parents who have joined together to support our four existing Berthoud public schools. We are passionate about protecting our right to choose quality public education for our children." Also online is "A Response to Red Rock Academy's Fact Check." Read ... Full Story

Berthoud Media Campaign Invites You to Get to Know a

Berthoud Media Campaign Invites You to Get to Know a Mormon

  Submitted by Tom Jones LDS Loveland Stake Media Representative  BERTHOUD — There is a national conversation taking place about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members, and starting the first week of October, Mormons in Berthoud will be taking part in that conversation. That’s when the Church will launch a national media campaign in a dozen major cities called “I’m a Mormon.” The campaign includes television spots, billboards, ads on buses and ... Full Story

League of Women Voters of Larimer County

League of Women Voters of Larimer County

  LWV Forum spotlights contenders for Loveland mayor and city council seats Loveland- Voters will have an opportunity to ask questions of 11 candidates for City Council and one Mayoral candidate at a League of Women Voters Candidate Forum on Monday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Loveland City Council Chambers, 500 E. Third Street, in Loveland. Participants include Robert Malloy and Chauncey Taylor for Ward 1; Philip Farley, Carol Johnson and Mike Schoonover for Ward 2; John ... Full Story

Local students accept scholorships

Local students accept scholorships

HAYS, KS -- Several area students have accepted scholarships to attend Fort Hays State University for the 2011-2012 academic year. Robert Workman, a 2011 Berthoud High School graduate, accepted a $700 Fort Hays Bronze Academic Award. Workman is the son of Rob and Laurie Workman, Berthoud, Colo. Sara Hewson, a 2011 Thompson Valley High School graduate, accepted a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in health and human performance and a $700 Fort Hays Bronze Academic Award. Hewson is the ... Full Story

Sherman Rocks

Sherman Rocks

  The Berthoud High Class of 2008 honored retiring Principal Leonard Sherman by giving him stones on which they had painted a personal message. The tradition of "palming" something to Sherman as the graduation seniors shook his hand on the stage had gone on for many years and on this final year the class members created hand painted stones of remembrance. Now a somewhat larger stone will honor the long serving former principal. The "Leonard Sherman Stone" will be dedicated in a ... Full Story

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