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Jay Harrison files for 2010 Larimer County Sheriff’s

Jay Harrison files for 2010 Larimer County Sheriff’s race

Jay Harrison filed paperwork Monday in a bid to become the next Larimer County Sheriff. “We have excellent personnel, but we are in critical need of independent leadership. That’s why I’m running for sheriff,” Harrison said. Harrison is a professional law enforcement officer with 25 years experience. He took on the challenges of a floundering K-9 program and helped build it into the best K-9 program in the region. Harrison grew up in Northern Colorado and comes from a family with a ... Full Story

Flu Smarts

By Recorder Staff The Berthoud Recorder Be Flu Smart This Holiday Season DENVER - As the holidays approach, it is important for people to remember to take precautions to protect themselves from the flu, according to officials at the state health department. Being flu smart is easy. Just follow these steps: ● Don’t travel if you’re sick. ● When traveling, bring along small bottles of bacterial lotion or wipes. ● Wash your hands frequently. ● To protect others, ... Full Story

Driver safety in harsh winter conditions a topmost

Driver safety in harsh winter conditions a topmost concern

By Stephen Charles Berthoud Fire Chief Cold winter weather is upon us, and with it come a variety of health and safety hazards both indoors and out. To help ensure everyone in our community stays safe and warm this season, the firefighters and staff of the Berthoud Fire Protection District offer the following tips and suggest you post them where they can be seen by your family members and co-workers. (more…)

Robotics Expo this Saturday

Plans are in the final stages for the annual Robotics Expo and FIRST LEGO League Qualifier, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, at Berthoud High School. Forty-eight teams from Berthoud, Arvada, Aurora, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Golden, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland and Windsor will attend this year’s event. (more…)

Artist of the Year painting chosen

In an overwhelming response, the citizens of Larimer County have chosen the painting to represent the 2009 Open Lands Visual Artist of the Year, Diane Findley. (more…)

Take the lens cap off, and other musings on

By Jamie Folsom Managing Editor, Berthoud Recorder Around the office, we’ve always said our photographs set us apart as a paper. And it’s no wonder, with so many of us being photo enthusiasts. We constantly challenge and learn from one another – get better shots, experiment, look at events we’ve covered before in new ways, go behind the scenes and help the reader see more of the action. (more…)

Pros, cons of Aims district weighed at forum

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Residents who came to the Citizens First forum on the Aims Community College tax district on Oct. 22 expressed their varying views while hearing pros and cons from speakers. Some agreed with State Sen. Kevin Lundberg who questioned the benefit of paying an additional tax to be in the district. “I don’t see that it’s in the best interest for the people of Berthoud,” Lundberg said. The $400,000 that would be generated annually for the college from the ... Full Story

Fire damages downtown Estes Park Theatre Mall

Recorder Staff   A fire, which seriously damaged the historic Park Theatre Mall, was contained by noon Monday, sparing the landmark Park Theatre. Estes Park Police Dispatch received the first report at 6:19 a.m.; the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department responded at 6:21 a.m.  Upon arrival, firefighters reported seeing fire breaking through the roof on the west side of the mall building. The fire, located at 116 East Elkhorn Ave. in downtown Estes Park, was contained to the mall ... Full Story

‘An Evening of Macabre’

A wicked good time is in store for those who love the art of storytelling, as the Wildfire Community Arts Center Readers present “An Evening of Macabre.” Nine cast members recreate their favorite scenes from various works, including “Macbeth,” “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,” and all points humorous and mysterious in between. (more…)

Halloween happenings: Spooky fun in Estes Park

The Stanley Museum in Lower Stanley Village is offering “Ghost Stories of the Stanleys,” Saturday afternoons through October. Retired Park Ranger Tom Danton shares informative stories about F.O. and Flora Stanley and of the hotel. (more…)

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