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Thursday, March 5, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

Ballot requires 61 cents postage

Ballot requires 61 cents postage

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.

Reward offered to catch poacher of prized Estes Park

Reward offered to catch poacher of prized Estes Park bull elk

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 ... Full Story

Denise Schump chosen for Teacher Tuesday honor

Denise Schump chosen for Teacher Tuesday honor

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 ... Full Story

Commissioner Donnelly: October Berthoud Citizens’

Commissioner Donnelly: October Berthoud Citizens’ meeting

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 and CCA disagree on USDA decision

RMFU and CCA disagree on USDA decision

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

Old Fashioned Political Rally

Old Fashioned Political Rally

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 ... Full Story

New traffic signal at State Highway 56 and 4th Street

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 ... Full Story

What is newsworthy in Loveland, Colorado?

This week a woman was sitting on a bus stop bench in downtown Loveland when a very intoxicated man approached and verbally attacked her with vile, ignorant language. The woman ran into the Alternatives to Violence office on Fourth Street with the man in pursuit, where he threatened and verbally attacked her and the staff. When he was asked to leave, he put his fist through the front office window. He stood threatening and bleeding on Fourth Street. Several Loveland Police  officers came and ... Full Story

Sheriff investigates marijuana cultivation

On October 4, 2010, at 1:45 A.M. a pedestrian flagged down an on-duty deputy in the 1300 block of North Taft Road.  The complainant reported that he and his friends had been assaulted by various individuals who lived on a small parcel of property in the 1300 block on North Taft Road in unincorporated Larimer County.  The complainant along with three other individuals were interviewed by deputies and investigators for several hours.  The results of those interviews allowed investigators to ... Full Story

New Charter School on the horizon?

New Charter School on the horizon?

  Public Forum for Loveland Classical Academy BF Kitchen Elementary School Cafeteria Thursday, Oct. 7 6:00 - 7:30 pm   The Thompson School District has received an application for a new charter school, Loveland Classical Academy, requesting to open in 2011-2012. The forum is the public’s opportunity to provide testimony to the Board of Education regarding comments or concerns about the proposed charter school. If community members are unable to attend this session, ... Full Story

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