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Thursday, March 5, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

Cut your own Christmas tree

Cut your own Christmas tree

  Permits Available for Christmas Tree Cutting on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District Fort Collins, Colo. (November 24, 2010) – With Thanksgiving almost here, many start to think about trimming their Christmas tree. The Canyon Lakes Ranger District’s annual Christmas tree cutting area near Red Feather Lakes, Colo., will be open from December 4 through 12. Although cutting does not start until December 4, the $10 permits needed to cut your tree can be purchased now. You can buy these ... Full Story

Officers cleared in Haskew shooting

Officers cleared in Haskew shooting

    The Coloradoan.com DA clears officers in connection with fatal Berthoud shooting By Trevor Hughes Berthoud police Chief Glen Johnson was the first arriving officer to Haskew's home shortly after 9 p.m. on Nov.8. Johnson said the wife had reported Haskew had been drinking and was initially refusing to let her leave. As Johnson arrived, Haskew's wife and four young children left, but Haskew went inside and shut the door. Johnson then reported hearing multiple ... Full Story

Skunks spreading rabies to Front Range

  Rabies Confirmed in Coyote in Cortez Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment DENVER-- A coyote in Cortez has tested positive for rabies according to lab results from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Colorado Division of Wildlife and Montezuma County Health Department submitted the coyote for rabies testing after property owners reported it was acting strangely by trying to enter a fenced enclosure with dogs and showing no fear of loud noises or ... Full Story

State Health Department Investigating Student Death

DENVER –The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working with officials at Metropolitan State College of Denver to investigate a student death. At this time there is no definitive diagnosis, but meningococcal disease is considered one possibility. Bacterial cultures are pending and it will be at least into the weekend before results are available. Metro is taking appropriate steps to notify its students and staff. Even though lab results are not available, out ... Full Story

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

That is what 9-year-old Carly Rafferty had to say about getting a ride to school in a Berthoud fire truck. Carly’s father and mother treated their three children to a dream adventure. Wayne and Tiffany Rafferty purchased this gift for their children at the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Hoedown. The ride in the fire engine was one of many exciting silent auctions items at the gala and Rafferty had to make several bids to secure this prize. Friday morning ... Full Story

Berthoud Transportation Committee has no members

Berthoud Transportation Committee has no members

The Berthoud Area Transportation (BATS) committee used to be a vibrant functioning organization. One has to wonder what has happened since the Town of Berthoud has assumed responsibility for the local transportation service. A look at the Town of Berthoud Web site shows two vacant positions and two positions that ended on August 31 and today, Judy Lehn turned in her letter of resignation. This leaves all five authorized positions vacant according to the Town of Berthoud website. The ... Full Story

Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre Earns Softball Scholarship

Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre Earns Softball Scholarship

Local Softball Star to Play at Colorado State By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Berthoud High softball standout Danielle Wikre will be taking her talents north to Fort Collins next fall. On Tuesday night Wikre, a three-time All-Conference and 2010 All-State selection for softball, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado State University. Wikre was also courted by Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Northern Colorado and Florida State, but she opted for ... Full Story

Hardy’s Photo Imaging is newest chamber member

Hardy’s Photo Imaging is newest chamber member

The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce’s newest member, Hardy’s Photo Imaging, celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Chamber’s offices on Monday. Hardy's Photo Imaging is a full service graphics business, offering large format printing, digital prints for documents and photography along with photographic services, including product, portrait and artwork reproductions. Hardy's goal is to provide Berthoud and the surrounding area consumers a 'local' option for ... Full Story

Berthoud High robots take top honors

Berthoud High robots take top honors

The BHS Robotics club has, for the second year in a row, qualified for the World Championships. Sixty teams from the Thompson School District and around the state attended this year’s Thompson School District’s Robotics EXPO at Loveland High School on November 7. Twenty two teams competed for a chance to go to Orlando, Florida to the VEX World Championship event and thirty eight teams competed in a FIRST® LEGO League scrimmage. Sponsors are Rob Sommerfeld ... Full Story

Berthoud Veterans place flags at cemetery

Berthoud Veterans place flags at cemetery

Berthoud Lions Club veterans did not let the weather deter them from putting up flags at the Greenlawn cemetery in honor of Veterans Day. The twice-yearly event (Memorial Day and Veterans Day) has been done for so many years that none of the participants can remember when it started. Curtis Wilson said he may have been in the original group, but couldn’t be sure. He did remember that the flagpoles were purchased, indicating that he may well have participated in the inaugural posting ... Full Story

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