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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

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

Help for Vets on the eve of Veterans Day

Help for Vets on the eve of Veterans Day

  Fourth Annual Northern Colorado Veterans STAND-DOWN The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Veteran Employment Programs is hosting the fourth annual Northern Colorado Veterans STAND-DOWN, Wednesday, November 10, 9 a.m -1 p.m. at Catholic Charities-The Mission, 460 Linden Center Drive, Fort Collins. It will be a day for any veteran that may be in need, may be homeless, potentially homeless, or who would just like to join other veterans for the day. The services ... Full Story

Ring Bells This Year — Do It For You!

Ring Bells This Year — Do It For You!

Come Join our Volunteers for the 2010 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign!!! You’re helping folks right here at home. Plus -- You’ll get lots of smiles and thank you’s to add to your Holiday Cheer! The volunteer Loveland-Berthoud Salvation Army Service Unit raised over $60,000 last year…way more than in previous years. Now, come join us in this rewarding experience as we try to beat this record this year and help even more of our needy right here at home. It’s ... Full Story

Meningitis, a mother’s story

Meningitis, a mother’s story

  Help Protect Your Children from Meningitis By Shara Ludlum As a mother of two active preteen children, I do all that I can to keep them healthy and safe. Now that school is back in session, I encourage all parents to learn about meningococcal meningitis and speak with their child’s health-care provider about vaccination. Meningococcal meningitis is a rare, but serious bacterial infection that can take an otherwise healthy child’s life in just a single day. The Centers for ... Full Story

Sheriff Alderden replies to Slidell affair

Sheriff Alderden replies to Slidell affair

The following comment is excerpted from the Larimer County Sheriff's "The Bull's Eye." The Online Recorder saw the original article in a Loveland based blog site and noted that the editor admitted to not having checked with the Sheriff's department as any self respecting journalist would have done. The Recorder did check out the story and left comments on the blog site that this story was not true. They were hailing Mr. Slidell as a hero for trying to rescue his wife when in fact he was ... Full Story

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