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Thursday, March 5, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

The Berthoud Fire Protection District sent the following press release today, September 8. Berthoud Fire Protection District Tuesday, September 8, 2010 The Berthoud Fire Protection District has deployed resources to the Four Mile Fire 10 miles west of Boulder. The first resource, Engine 13 a Type 3 Engine with four firefighters, was sent for structural protection Monday morning. An additional fire engine, Engine 16, a Type 6 Engine with three firefighters, was deployed Tuesday. The ... Full Story

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon Fire

Denver, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Four Mile Canyon Fire in Boulder County. The fire is burning on state and private land in the Gold Hill area. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 4:20 p.m. MDT. At the time of the state's request, the fire had burned more than 2.500 acres and threatened ... Full Story

Berthoud Community Library District Conducts Survey

Berthoud Community Library District Conducts Survey

The Berthoud Community Library District is conducting a survey that will run through October 15, 2010.  Surveys are available online at www.berthoudpubliclibrary.org and in print at the library, 236 Welch Avenue, Berthoud. As a thank you for participating, you can enter a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate to Grandpa’s Café after completing the survey. Speak up and help us make the Library the best it can possibly be. Even if you are not a library user, your feedback is ... Full Story

Southbound Madison in Loveland to reopen Wednesday

Southbound Madison in Loveland to reopen Wednesday

The third westbound lane Eisenhower Boulevard at Madison Avenue. —closed since July 6-- reopened yesterday. Early next Wednesday morning, the entire southbound Madison portion of the continuous flow intersection at Eisenhower will debut. Just before noon Friday, traffic safety control worker Jackie Gion finished resetting about two dozen barrels, hitched up her electronic arrow board and opened the lane. It didn’t take but seconds for traffic to take advantage of the newly opened ... Full Story

Berthoud Library board opposes 60, 61 and 101

Berthoud Library board opposes 60, 61 and 101

By Gary Wamsley The Berthoud Community Library Board joined a long list of agencies officially opposing Amendments 60 & 61 and Proposition 101. At Thursday’s meeting, Library Director, Sara Wright briefed the board on what she had learned about the ballot initiative's effect on the library. Proposition 101 would, over time, reduce revenue by an estimated $22,000 yearly. Wright explained that while 60 and 61 would not have an immediate impact on revenue, they would restrict the ... Full Story

Hay bale fire at BMX track

Hay bale fire at BMX track

Berthoud fire responded to a fire at the BMX track on Tuesday afternoon. Old hay bales lined up agains the Berthoud High School fence were ablaze. Firefighters got the fire out quickly with water and foam. The bales had been laying in the same location all summer and were dry so that spontaneous combustion was probably not the cause. The fire call came in shortly after classes finished at the high school.

Around Town

Around Town

by Gary Wamsley The town board, mayor and staff got a little break with no town board meeting last Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have official duties to perform. Administrator Hart attended the Wednesday morning Citizens’ Meeting with Commissioner Donnelly. Accompanying Commissioner Donnelly this week was Jerry Blehm from Environmental Health Services and Jane Viste, the Public Information Officer for the Departmet of Health and Environment. Medical Marijuana ... Full Story

AUVSI Foundation Hosts Thompson School District

AUVSI Foundation Hosts Thompson School District Students at International Robotics Event

An Extraordinary One-Time Chance for STEM and Robotics Students Unfolds at the Colorado Convention Center Loveland, CO (Action-Works) August 26, 2010 – If it flies on its own, drives on its own, or dives on its own you are likely standing in the midst of the Unmanned Systems North America 2010 convention held August 23rd–27th at the Colorado Convention Center. A select group of 40 from the Thompson School District were among the 200 students from the entire state that were fortunate ... Full Story

Library Youth Events for September

Berthoud Community Library Youth Events For September 236 Welch Ave. Berthoud, CO 80513 For more information on any of our programs, please call (970)532-2757 or visit www.berthoudpubliclibrary.org FAMILY MOVIE MONDAYS! 5:30 p.m. ~ 7:30 p.m. Enjoy dinner and a movie!  Bring in dinner and we’ll supply the large screen family movie and snacks! September 13 ~ BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA - Check out the book and then watch the movie of the beloved, yet banned ... Full Story

Berthoud loses two more restaurants

Berthoud loses two more restaurants

By Judy Lehn Berthoud loses two more restaurants Berthoud is losing both Main Street Station Eatery and Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant. The Main Street Station Eatery has closed after almost two years of frustration. Sharon Dowling, who opened the restaurant in March of this year, said that she had to close down the eatery due to financial difficulties. Dowling and her family originally had leased the J. B. Clymer house in 2009, but were forced to close it when the ... Full Story

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