‘Community News’ Archives
February 19, 1942 – January 21, 2010 Doug Nichols, Ph. D., paleontologist and Berthoud resident, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 21, 2010, at the age of 67. Born in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., he was the son of Kenneth C. and Beatrice O. Nichols. Doug lived in Long Island, N.Y. and New Jersey while growing up. Since settling in Berthoud in 2005, Doug enthusiastically embraced life here in Berthoud. He made so many friends in the short time he lived here and ... Full Story
Please join Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly as he holds his next monthly Citizen Meeting in Berthoud, Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at 8:30a.m. at the Light House Cafe @ the Grace Place, 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. Commissioner Donnelly brings special guest Commissioner Steve Johnson! Citizen meetings are a great way to meet with Commissioners in an informal atmosphere to discuss issues important to you.
We were saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Doug Nicols passed away this afternoon. Doug had taken a fall in December and suffered a broken leg. He seemed to be recovering when he suddenly lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital where he remained in a coma until today. The preliminary report indicates a blood clot in the brain. Nichols was a retired micropaleontologist who volunteered at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and wrote the column "Our Natural World" for ... Full Story
Loveland - The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce an expansion in our role with the Estes Valley Recreation District. This partnership now includes the management of the Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary's Lake and East Portal Reservoir (formerly known as the Estes Park Campground). We are excited to incorporate these campgrounds into our already expansive campground inventory and are looking forward to the new recreational opportunities they will offer the ... Full Story
Berthoud’s own Marie Andrade Allison has begun her year as the 2010 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo’s Lady- in-Waiting in earnest this week at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo. Crowned this past September, Marie will serve one year as the Lady in Waiting, followed by a year as the 2011 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo Queen. Counties throughout the state have Royalty programs, through which these young, ... Full Story
The Fourth Annual Show Choir Showcase was indeed a showcase of talent and judging by the number of people attending, a great success. There was no shortage of Choirs and the audience that packed Berthoud High School Commons was treated to over an hour and a half of musical entertainment. The show started off with the Kids in Red, elementary students who attend a two-day workshop with members of the Bridge-Between Show Choir. The 39 kids who attended this year’s ... Full Story
Planning for long term care for yourself or your parents is a concern for many. Will you be able to afford care in your home or in a facility should you need it? What resources are available? Tuesday, January 19, at 6: p.m., Laurel Kubin from CSU Larimer County Extension and Elaine Procter, Elder Law Attorney, will be at the Berthoud Public Library to discuss Preparing for Long Term Care. They will describe numerous options including how Medicaid works should that option be necessary. The ... Full Story
The "History Beneath Our Feet" exhibit reopens this week at the Berthoud Public Library. If you missed this wonderful exhibit and the items Andy Nau rescued from beneath the streets of Berthoud, you can enjoy it at the Library.
In a press conference on Wednesday, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce unveiled the 2010 Valentine Card and Valentine Cachet as well as a new “Sweetheart City” logo and a line of merchandise. The winning designs are a combination of efforts by several people. The designer of the Valentine card is Tracie Jenkins. This was Jenkins first time to enter the contest. The card verse author is Wanda Quist who has entered the contest several times ... Full Story