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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

Berthoud Bash tops last year

Berthoud Bash tops last year

The Second Annual Berthoud Bash drew 270 people, a 15 percent increase over last year. The committees are still counting the money, but it looks like proceeds will top $70,000. That will certainly help the members of the Berthoud Schools Fund advance their goal of creating 21st century classrooms in the Kindergarten through 8th grade and bringing document cameras and a progress toward student laptop computers in the high school. Last year’s event raised over $50,000 and the fund was able ... Full Story

Repairs begin at Glenwood Canyon Rockfall Site Today

Repairs begin at Glenwood Canyon  Rockfall Site Today

Contract set with an early completion incentive designed to expedite work GLENWOOD CANYON – The Colorado Department of Transportation begins repairs today on damage caused by the rockfall incident on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon on March 8. Flatiron Construction Corporation of Longmont will be making the repairs. The cost of the repair project is approximately $860,000. However, the total cost of the rockfall event—including CDOT maintenance and design work—is expected to be much higher ... Full Story

Greeley Author To Headline Local Event

Greeley Author To Headline Local Event

Fort Collins - Greeley author Grace Napier will be the featured speaker at the General Meeting of Larimer Animal-People Partnership (LAPP) in April. The public is welcome to attend and hear Napier, blind since birth, talk about the 10 Seeing Eye dogs who have assisted her over the past seven decades. The meeting will be held in the community room at Poudre Valley REA, 7649 REA Parkway, just east of the Windsor exit from I-25, starting at 7:00 p. m. on Thursday, April 8. The event is free ... Full Story

Deadline near for Philo Club Scholarship

Deadline near for Philo Club Scholarship

The Loveland Philo Club is offering a community college/technical school scholarship for residents in the Loveland/Berthoud area. Residents must be able to show financial need and strong motivation to complete occupational training, have a career goal and school in mind, and be determined to succeed in the work world. There is no age restriction on who may apply. Scholarships in the past have included, but are not limited to:  automotive and aviation mechanics, radiological technician, ... Full Story

Nikko Landeros shines as defensman for US sled hockey

Nikko Landeros shines as defensman for US sled hockey team

Nikko Landeros is well know here and is now well known around the world. Nikko has energized much of the world with is determination and pluck following the tragic accident on County Road 17 in which he and Tyler Carron lost their legs and nearly their lives. Nikko's team is well chronicled by major news sources and you can follow these links to see his story. Paralympics Team USA wins first round of sled hockey From ... Full Story

Odyssey of the Mind, it’s Elementary

Odyssey of the Mind, it’s Elementary

Both elementary schools in Berthoud had teams performing in the Division I category in the Odyssey of the Mind Long’s Peak Tournament this weekend. Berthoud Elementary School The team from Berthoud Elementary, chose the Nature Trail’R, a NASA sponsored problem. The “Trail”R” refers to a trail and a trailer that are included in the problem. The team had to design, build and drive a human-powered vehicle and camper that would go on a camping trip. When the vehicle arrived at the ... Full Story

Three Cups of Tea — Berthoud by the Book Selection

Three Cups of Tea — Berthoud by the Book Selection for 2010

A community reading event and more for all ages There are the versions of Three Cups of Tea to checkout, read and discuss: Adult version:  Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Young Adult Version: Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Journey to Change the World, One Child at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Children’s Version:  Listen ... Full Story

Second annual Berthoud Bash, March 20

Second annual Berthoud Bash, March 20

It’s not too late to make your reservation, but don’t wait too long. The Berthoud Bash is the creation of the Berthoud Schools Fund, which operates under the umbrella of theThompson Education Foundation. The Berthoud Bash was instituted last year to raise money to purchase technology for Berthoud Schools. The founders wanted to allow schools to purchase equipment that would enhance our students learning, equipment that is not in the school district budget. The wish list from the ... Full Story

Citizens First introduces the candidates

Citizens First introduces the candidates

Dorian Ryan opened the Citizens First meeting on Saturday announcing a bad news-good news message; she said that that only three candidates had filed for the three vacancies on the town board. The good news was that all were at the meeting. She introduced incumbent Dick Shepard who explained why he decided to seek another term on the board. He said, “Being a trustee is a large personal commitment and takes a great deal of time.” He had been thinking about running since ... Full Story

Berthoud Economic Resource Team Meeting

The Berthoud Economic Resource Team (BERT) met at the Berthoud Town Hall on Monday evening. The First item of business was a report by Deputy Town Clerk Linda Higuera on the progress in developing the new web site for the town and economic development. The goal is to have a seamless joining of the two parts of the web site so that it will make the best presentation to the outside world. Higuera said that the contract has been signed and she has attended training. She was pleased that much ... Full Story

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