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Sunday, September 21, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

Official 2011 Valentine unveiled

Official 2011 Valentine unveiled

  2011 Official Loveland Valentine Cachet By Sharlynn Wamsley The 2011 Official Loveland Valentine Card and Cachet were unveiled by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce president, Brian Willms on 5 Jan. at a gathering to introduce the winning contributors and their work – the words and art for this year’s Loveland Valentine. Local Loveland artists include Brenda Crow who designed the card, using the Mariana Butte ... Full Story

New Berthoud Chamber officers announced

New Berthoud Chamber officers announced

It is my pleasure to announce the new slate of officers that have been elected to the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce 2011 Board of Directors! The Annual Installation “Snow-Ball” Dinner will take place on January 22, 2011 at the gorgeous Brookside Gardens Event Center, Catered by marvelous Chef Mark Chaffe, Berthoud Inn & Events, and will be held from 6pm to midnight for Cocktails, Dinner, Awards, Installation of Officers Program, and Dancing to Big Band Sounds. Tickets are $55 ... Full Story

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

Every Cookie Has a Mission: To Help Girls Do Great Things Girl Scout Cookie time starts Friday, Jan. 7. Not only can a box of Girl Scout Cookies satisfy your sweet tooth, but every Girl Scout Cookie purchase helps Girl Scouts in Colorado do great things. When Girl Scouts participate in the annual cookie sale, they are part of the largest girl-led business in the country that generates more than $700 million for girls in communities nationwide. In fact, last year in Colorado, girls ... Full Story

Small plane crashes near Carter Lake

Small plane crashes near Carter Lake

The Denver Post identifies the downed aircraft as a Cessna 210 Centurion registered to a Lyons, Colorado resident. No names have been released. Larimer County Sheriff Press Release: 6.01 p.m. At approximately 2:45 PM on December 27, 2010, Larimer County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a report of a downed aircraft west of Carter Lake in Loveland which ignited a small fire.  Emergency personnel responded to the area and found a single engine aircraft.  ... Full Story

Recycle those Christmas Trees

Recycle those Christmas Trees

  Make a Difference By Recycling Your Christmas Tree Help save landfill space by recycling your Christmas tree instead of throwing it in the trash. This holiday season, residents of Larimer County will once again have the opportunity to recycle their post-holiday, undecorated Christmas trees. From December 26, 2010, through January 18, 2011, residents will be able to take their trees to one of several drop-off locations in Larimer County. The Tree Recycling Program is a free ... Full Story

School District seeks stories from 50 years ago

School District seeks stories from 50 years ago

Thompson School District is celebrating its 50th year as a reorganized school district with a free celebration scheduled for Jan. 14 from 6-8 p.m. in Roberta Price Auditorium at Thompson Valley High School. In preparation for the event, the district is seeking some unusual/interesting stories from former students or teachers to share about life in the district 50 years ago.  It could be about clubs and activities, culture, classes or other  aspects about school that are different ... Full Story

Moon Theater’s Community Christmas

Moon Theater’s Community Christmas

The Moon Theater Company’s Community Christmas at the United Methodist Church was a delightful hour and half of Christmas songs and stories. This was the first such event, hopefully it won’t be the last. If you missed it, plan on seeing it next year. It’s free and its fun. (Click on photos for larger image) The first offering was “ A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The Peanut’s characters were a delight as Charlie Brown (Gary Maggi) looked for the true meaning of Christmas among ... Full Story

Santa Clause goes to school

Santa Clause goes to school

The children at the Berthoud Early Learning Center had a surprise visitor this week. Santa came to the school twice on Wednesday, handing out gifts to the morning and afternoon classes. The children were definitely excited and happy to see Santa and to receive gifts. A gift for each child is made possible by the generosity of the employees of the town of Berthoud. The school provides the first names of each child and whether the child is a boy or a girl. In a volunteer ... Full Story

Winners in 2010 Christmas Decoration and Spirit

Winners in 2010 Christmas Decoration and Spirit Contest

The Chamber of Commerce announced the winners in the : 2010 Christmas Decorating & Spirit Contest Lighting up our town by decorating your home or business and win prizes! Award Categories 1.   Business who best exhibits/portrays the best Christmas spirit. This year’s winner is the Town of Berthoud. Thank you for your beautiful decorations throughout the town…and your spirit, as well.   2.   Business who has the best Christmas decorations: ... Full Story

Mink Attack in rural Berthoud

Mink Attack in rural Berthoud

  Minks kill two dozen chickens  By Sharlynn Wamsley A beautiful Christmas wreath sits over the door of the chicken barn at Kathy and Bill Busch’s house, but the peace and joy of the season has been seriously damaged. It wasn’t the Grinch that stole Christmas this year – it was a mink. Over the course of two nights 25 of Busch’s flock of 30 chickens were killed; some disappeared, the remaining decapitated. Nine were killed the first night, and they suspected Major, a ... Full Story

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