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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

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

Citizens report on prop 101 and amendments 60 and 61

The Loveland Citizens' Finance Advisory Commission submitted their report on the proposed ballot issues at Tuesday's council meeting. The commission is appointed by the Loveland City Council to participate in a review of the budget, evaluate all financial policies and report its findings to the council. The nine member commission delivered a comprehensive report on the effects of the ballot initiatives, Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101. The report, though designed for Loveland, is a ... Full Story

Several Egg Brands Recalled

Several Egg Brands Recalled

Press Release Colorado Department of Public Health DENVER- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Monday announced that Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling eggs produced by its farms on specific dates because of possible contamination with Salmonella enteritidis, a foodborne bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Eggs affected ... Full Story

Bike safety is fun

Bike safety is fun

What a great event the Public Safety day was. Fire engines, police cars an ambulance and Sparky the firedog made for an exciting day and at the end there was even a chance to climb the tall fire truck ladder. The intent of the event was to keep the kids safe as they ride their bicycles to school and back. Trooper Villavicencio, Colorado State Patrol Child Safety Technician was there with is 150 mph cruiser and the kids were in awe of all the equipment inside. Berthoud Fire was ... Full Story

Larimer County Fair 4-H Stock Sale

Larimer County Fair 4-H Stock Sale

The 4H Livestock sale is the last official event of the county fair. The bidding is active and usually the final price is well above the market price of the livestock. The highest priced sale is usually the Grand Champion Market Beef, and the 2010 Larimer County Fair was no exception as that heifer brought $6,000 for Danielle Mayer of Fort Collins. The Reserve Champion Market Beef, raised by Berthoud’s Cory Ellis brought $2,600. The same relationship held in the sheep as Kristina ... Full Story

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