‘Community News’ Archives
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
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING - BERTHOUD COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTRICT - NOVEMBER 4, 2010 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the BERTHOUD COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTRICT, County of Larimer, State of Colorado, will hold a Special Meeting at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at the Berthoud Community Library, 236 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a public hearing on the proposed 2011 budget and conduct such other business as may come ... Full Story
Library Board of Trustees Vacancy The Berthoud Community Library District (BCLD) is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees. The seven-member Board governs the Library District and establishes policies. Applicants must reside within the Library District; District residents living outside of Berthoud town limits are especially encouraged to apply for this position. Applications for the board and a description of the position are available at the Berthoud ... Full Story
Diny Pickert wanted me to remind you that the Larimer County mail in ballot for Berthoud requires $.61 postage. Make sure your vote gets counted. Put on proper postage. If local issues required a longer ballot the price might be more.
DENVER, Colo. – The Colorado Division of Wildlife is seeking information on the poaching of a magnificent bull elk in downtown Estes Park on or around October 15. Investigation by the DOW showed that the mature bull, which had maintained a high profile in Estes Park during the rut, was struck by an arrow in the spine near its hind quarters. The badly injured bull made its way to the Stanley Hotel property where it was observed to be unable to walk or eat. Police officers assisted in putting ... Full Story
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 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 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
Last nights Old Fashioned Political Rally at the Ranch was gala affair even though the major party candidates for U.S. Senate and the governorship did not attend. The line up of speakers was continuous from the 5:40 p.m. start time until nearly 9 o’clock. The 50 booths of candidates and issue committees offered rally goers the opportunity to discuss issues and candidate’s qualification one-on-one. Many of the attendees left the hall at the end of the evening carrying an armful of political ... Full Story
BERTHOUD— The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has completed a traffic signal upgrade project on State Highway 56 (Mountain Avenue) at Fourth Street in Berthoud. The project replaced the span wire traffic signal with poles and mast arms, which required crews to temporary remove the signal and put in stop signs. The signal is currently in four-way flash red mode until 10 a. m. on Monday, October 11th at which time the signal will become fully operational. Until the signal is fully ... Full Story