‘Community News’ Archives
2010 marks the 28th year that the 9Health Fair has been hosted in Berthoud. The Berthoud Lions Club sponsors the yearly event with the help of many community volunteers to offer many free and low-cost medical screenings that many Berthoud residents would not otherwise receive. The Berthoud 9Health Fair site typically serves between 400 and 700 people within a 6-hour timeframe. In order to accomplish this, they require the help of 60-75 volunteers. Doctors, nurses, phlebotomists greeters and ... Full Story
The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment announces that there are still appointments available for its final H1N1 (“Swine Flu”) vaccination clinic on Sunday, Jan. 10. The clinic will run from 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Fossil Ridge High School, 5400 Ziegler Road, Fort Collins. Vaccinations through this clinic are free. Registration is required and can be done on-line through www.larimerflu.org. Telephone registration in English or Spanish is also ... Full Story
Nearly a dozen Larimer County residents have indicated a desire to fill the vacant position on the Larimer County Board of Commissioners. All are Republicans and Kathay Rennels’ successor will be chosen by the Larimer County Republican Central Committee. The committee has 320 members and the winning candidate must receive a simple majority of the votes. Several of the hopefuls attended a forum at the Leeper Center in Wellington on Tuesday evening, giving them an opportunity to answer ... Full Story
Members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Larimer County Bar Association will answer telephone calls from the public concerning legal issues from 6:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. This service is provided free of charge to the public. Lawyers will assist callers to determine whether or not they have a legal problem, if they need to hire an attorney, or if they can be better assisted through other community services. This service is being sponsored by the Larimer County ... Full Story
The Larimer County Parks Advisory Board meeting scheduled on January 12, 2010, has been canceled.The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board is on February 9, 2010, at 5:30 p. m., at the Bison Visitor Center, 1800 S. County Road 31, Loveland, CO. For additional information, contact Gary Buffington, Natural Resources Director, 679-4560. To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces, visit the website at www.larimer.org/naturalresources.
Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, Administrative Matters meetings officially begin at 9:00 am with Public Comment first on the agenda. If there is no public comment or if public comment ends prior to 9:30, the Board will immediately proceed with the other agenda items and not wait until 9:30 to start the rest of the agenda. Until now the 9-9:30 a.m. slot was left open and the agenda began at 9:30a.m. You can also listen to Admin. Matter streamed at: http://www.larimer.org/bcc/broadcast.cfm You ... Full Story
Berthoud Dance Theatre Presents 'Twas The Night Before Christmas Everyone had a great time. Grandma Joyce Jones opened the show reading "Twas The Night Before Christmas" and the dancers, young and old took over from there. From Ballet to Hip Hop, there was something for everyone. Check out these Berthoud boys on YouTube: Conner and Jimmie
Win half a beef The Berthoud Wrestling Club is raffling off half a beef. All proceeds will go to the club to use for the kids. The tickets are $2 each or 6 for $10. The winner will have to pay for the butchering of the calf, approximately $250. The drawing will take place on January 9, 2010 and tickets will be on sale until then. Call John Ellis at 970-532-4359 for information or to purchase a ticket. The Berthoud Wrestling Club appreciates your support.
DENVER – December 2009 – The Colorado State Patrol and 50 law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), are cracking down on impaired driving throughout the holiday season. LifeGuard is here to help. The new LifeGuard personal breathalyzer from Lifeloc Technologies, Inc. can help you reduce the risks of alcohol abuse this holiday season. Consumers can use LifeGuard to monitor themselves and loved ones in the same way law ... Full Story
Larimer County, Colorado - Linda C. Hoffmann will take the lead as Larimer County’s new Planning Division Director January 1, 2010. Hoffmann has served as the County’s Rural Land Use Center (RLUC) Director since June 2008. Under a re-organization of the Planning Division, the Rural Land Use Center will remain in Hoffmann’s prevue as Division Director. As Planning Director, Hoffmann will serve as part of the county Senior Management Team and direct the Planning, Building, and Rural Land ... Full Story