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Thursday, April 27, 2017

‘Community News’ Archives

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

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Wind changes plans for residents, firefighters involved in Fourmile Canyon Fire 9News.com by Cristina Dickinson 6 p.m. on Sept. 9 Those winds are making residents inside the Boulder city limits prepare ...         Fourmile Canyon fire may be 40 percent contained by morning The Denver Post  (September 9, 8:13 p.m.) By Tom McGhee and Kleran Nicholson Federal fire managers today said firefighters will likely ad another 10 to 15 percent to the fire line ... NASA satellite ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

The Berthoud Fire Protection District sent the following press release today, September 8. Berthoud Fire Protection District Tuesday, September 8, 2010 The Berthoud Fire Protection District has deployed resources to the Four Mile Fire 10 miles west of Boulder. The first resource, Engine 13 a Type 3 Engine with four firefighters, was sent for structural protection Monday morning. An additional fire engine, Engine 16, a Type 6 Engine with three firefighters, was deployed Tuesday. The District ... Full Story

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon Fire

Denver, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Four Mile Canyon Fire in Boulder County. The fire is burning on state and private land in the Gold Hill area. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 4:20 p.m. MDT. At the time of the state's request, the fire had burned more than 2.500 acres and threatened more ... Full Story

Hay bale fire at BMX track

Hay bale fire at BMX track

Berthoud fire responded to a fire at the BMX track on Tuesday afternoon. Old hay bales lined up agains the Berthoud High School fence were ablaze. Firefighters got the fire out quickly with water and foam. The bales had been laying in the same location all summer and were dry so that spontaneous combustion was probably not the cause. The fire call came in shortly after classes finished at the high school.

Around Town

Around Town

by Gary Wamsley The town board, mayor and staff got a little break with no town board meeting last Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have official duties to perform. Administrator Hart attended the Wednesday morning Citizens’ Meeting with Commissioner Donnelly. Accompanying Commissioner Donnelly this week was Jerry Blehm from Environmental Health Services and Jane Viste, the Public Information Officer for the Departmet of Health and Environment. Medical Marijuana was one of the ... Full Story

AUVSI Foundation Hosts Thompson School District

AUVSI Foundation Hosts Thompson School District Students at International Robotics Event

An Extraordinary One-Time Chance for STEM and Robotics Students Unfolds at the Colorado Convention Center Loveland, CO (Action-Works) August 26, 2010 – If it flies on its own, drives on its own, or dives on its own you are likely standing in the midst of the Unmanned Systems North America 2010 convention held August 23rd–27th at the Colorado Convention Center. A select group of 40 from the Thompson School District were among the 200 students from the entire state that were fortunate enough ... Full Story

Berthoud loses two more restaurants

Berthoud loses two more restaurants

By Judy Lehn Berthoud loses two more restaurants Berthoud is losing both Main Street Station Eatery and Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant. The Main Street Station Eatery has closed after almost two years of frustration. Sharon Dowling, who opened the restaurant in March of this year, said that she had to close down the eatery due to financial difficulties. Dowling and her family originally had leased the J. B. Clymer house in 2009, but were forced to close it when the Department of Revenue ... Full Story

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

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