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Saturday, October 1, 2016

‘Community News’ Archives

Denise Schump chosen for Teacher Tuesday honor

Denise Schump chosen for Teacher Tuesday honor

It came as a complete surprise for Berthoud resident Denise Schump when she was called to the stage at Lucile Erwin Middle School at a special assembly on Tuesday. She had been nominated for special recognition by Blake Martin, a student in her eighth grade class. Blake had written a letter to the TRI 102.5 radio station, which, in partnership with K99 radio in Windsor, honors a teacher each Tuesday of the school year. Shump was chosen as this Tuesday’s (October 26) teacher of the ... Full Story

Commissioner Donnelly: October Berthoud Citizens’

Commissioner Donnelly: October Berthoud Citizens’ meeting

Commissioner Tom Donnelly will meet with citizens in Berthoud on Wednesday, October 27 at 8:30 a.m. at the Light House Cafe @ the Grace Place, 250 Mountain Avenue. This Citizen Meeting is a great way to meet with Commissioner Donnelly in an informal atmosphere to discuss issues important to you! Special Guest will be Major Bill Nelson of the Larimer County Sheriff's Department. Commissioner Gaiter and Budget Director Bob Keister are this month's guests.

RMFU and CCA disagree on USDA decision

RMFU and CCA disagree on USDA decision

RMFU Supports Vilsack on GIPSA Rule "We are pleased to see USDA Secretary Vilsack standing up to the nation's meat packing lobby on the GIPSA (Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration) rules," said RMFU President Kent Peppler, a Mead, Colo. farmer. In a letter to Congressman Frank R. Lucas, Vilsack recently declined the request for a comprehensive economic analysis of the rules on livestock market competition published in June by the USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and ... Full Story

What is newsworthy in Loveland, Colorado?

This week a woman was sitting on a bus stop bench in downtown Loveland when a very intoxicated man approached and verbally attacked her with vile, ignorant language. The woman ran into the Alternatives to Violence office on Fourth Street with the man in pursuit, where he threatened and verbally attacked her and the staff. When he was asked to leave, he put his fist through the front office window. He stood threatening and bleeding on Fourth Street. Several Loveland Police  officers came and ... Full Story

Sheriff investigates marijuana cultivation

On October 4, 2010, at 1:45 A.M. a pedestrian flagged down an on-duty deputy in the 1300 block of North Taft Road.  The complainant reported that he and his friends had been assaulted by various individuals who lived on a small parcel of property in the 1300 block on North Taft Road in unincorporated Larimer County.  The complainant along with three other individuals were interviewed by deputies and investigators for several hours.  The results of those interviews allowed investigators to ... Full Story

New Charter School on the horizon?

New Charter School on the horizon?

  Public Forum for Loveland Classical Academy BF Kitchen Elementary School Cafeteria Thursday, Oct. 7 6:00 - 7:30 pm   The Thompson School District has received an application for a new charter school, Loveland Classical Academy, requesting to open in 2011-2012. The forum is the public’s opportunity to provide testimony to the Board of Education regarding comments or concerns about the proposed charter school. If community members are unable to attend this session, comments or concerns ... Full Story

Road Closure, Carter Lake Road

North Carter Lake Road (CR 29) Closed for Bridge Replacement Larimer County, Colorado – On Monday, October 4, 2010, Larimer County will close North Carter Lake Road (County Road 29), from West 1st Street (County Road 20) to West Eisenhower Boulevard (State Highway 34), to begin construction of Project No. 293 – Replacement of Bridge No. 29-0.6-20 Over the Home Supply Ditch. Access will be maintained for local traffic. Construction is expected to be complete, and the road reopened to ... Full Story

Correction to previous article

It was mistakenly reported that FEMA was involved in todays press conference. FEMA is not presently involved in the fire management, rather it is the Thomas Great Basin Type 1 Incident Management Team organized under the National Wildfire Coordination Group(NWCG)that is now overseeing fire suppression efforts on the Reservoir Road Fire. The NWCG includes wildland fire organizations within the USDA Forest Service; four Department of the Interior agencies: Bureau of Land Management, National Park ... Full Story

Reservoir Road Fire, one family’s story

Reservoir Road Fire, one family’s story

By P.J. Dipentino Sometimes life throws us curveballs and we don’t even know we are at bat. Sunday started out like any other Sunday morning for our family. The kids and I went to the BMX track to prepare for the day’s racing and my wife set off for a day of work at The Derby Grille. Around 11 a.m., while at the BMX track, I noticed smoke in the horizon. It did not appear to me to be a very big fire, but the location caught my attention. It appeared to be near our home on Pinewood ... Full Story

Reservoir Road Fire: Afternoon, Sept 13

Reservoir Road Fire: Afternoon, Sept 13

  Fire caused by resident burning leaves and twigs Chief Merlin Green of the Loveland Fire Department began Monday afternoon's press conference by saying the fire has covered 900 acres and is 20 percent contained. The fire, while not as active as yesterday, is still quite active. The most active area of the fire is moving to the west-northwest. Three helicopters and four air tankers are on the fire with more than 100 firefighters on the line. The hot, dry weather, coupled with steep rocky ... Full Story

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