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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

“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

Berthoud man shot and killed by SWAT unit

Berthoud man shot and killed by SWAT unit

Berthoud man was shot and killed by a SWAT unit after deputies say he opened fire on them Monday night. It's a policeman's worst nightmare, being called to a scene of domestic violence and finding someone with a weapon. Monday night around 9 p.m. Berthoud police responded to a call at 730 Bruce Drive. No details are available, but the man at that address was armed and the local police called for backup. The Larimer County Sheriff's SWAT team arrived at approximately 11 p.m. ... Full Story

Thornton man formally charged in death of mother and

Thornton man formally charged in death of mother and infant

Weld County District Attorney's Office Nineteenth Judicial District GREELEY, Colo. – The Weld County District Attorney’s Office has formally filed eight criminal charges against Steven Ryan (DOB 6/29/87) of Thornton. Ryan is charged with: • Vehicular Homicide – DUI, two counts (class three felonies) • Vehicular Homicide – Reckless Driving, two counts (class four felonies) • DUI (unclassified misdemeanor) • Reckless Driving (class two ... Full Story

“Answers on Aging Resource Guide”

“Answers on Aging Resource Guide” available

Larimer County, Colorado - The 2010-2011 version of Larimer County’s Office on Aging “Answers on Aging Resource Guide,” is now available on paper and online at www.larimer.org/seniors, (click on publications). This free booklet contains useful information on local resources and programs for older adults and their families. Topics include: income tax filing legal issues transportation options senior centers volunteer opportunities financial help flu shots ... Full Story

Reward Offered for Elk Poaching in Estes Park

Reward Offered for Elk Poaching in Estes Park

(Nov. 9, 2010) — The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for poaching a bull elk in downtown Estes Park, Colo. This offer adds to an existing $5,000 reward being offered by the Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Operation Game Thief. The Case: According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, on or around Oct. 15, a ... Full Story

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