‘Community News’ Archives
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
Flooding from leaking pipes closed the Larimer County Justice Center, 201 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, on Wednesday. According to Michael Kirk, Larimer County facilities director, a pipe froze and broke a fitting, causing the system to activate and release water on the first floor Wednesday morning. A service vendor is onsite and cleanup is under way. Officials are targeting a Thursday reopening of the building.
Photo by: Gary Wamsley Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit the Berthoud Community Center on Saturday morning. By Gary Wamsley The Berthoud Recorder Berthoud kicked off the annual Christmas in Berthoud celebration this year as you can see in the photos above.
Longmont Humane Society has a proud tradition of never turning away an animal. In the season of giving, please remember the thousands of homeless animals seeking care and shelter. Longmont Humane Society cannot maintain the quality of care these precious animals deserve without community support, and as our community expands, the number of abandoned, displaced and neglected pets grows larger. Longmont Humane Society’s Holiday Pet Supply Drive continues through the month of December. Please ... Full Story
Each year, bald eagles from the Yukon and beyond migrate south to Fort Collins to roost at Fossil Creek Regional Open Space, located off Hwy 392, just west of the Windsor/I-25 interchange. Our feathered guests are typically with us from the middle of November until March. Larimer County Natural Resources is offering multiple opportunities for the public to view the eagles and hear a naturalist-led talk about these majestic birds. All eagle watches are free and involve only a short walk ... Full Story
Jay Harrison filed paperwork Monday in a bid to become the next Larimer County Sheriff. “We have excellent personnel, but we are in critical need of independent leadership. That’s why I’m running for sheriff,” Harrison said. Harrison is a professional law enforcement officer with 25 years experience. He took on the challenges of a floundering K-9 program and helped build it into the best K-9 program in the region. Harrison grew up in Northern Colorado and comes from a family with a ... Full Story
By Recorder Staff The Berthoud Recorder Be Flu Smart This Holiday Season DENVER - As the holidays approach, it is important for people to remember to take precautions to protect themselves from the flu, according to officials at the state health department. Being flu smart is easy. Just follow these steps: ● Don’t travel if you’re sick. ● When traveling, bring along small bottles of bacterial lotion or wipes. ● Wash your hands frequently. ● To protect others, ... Full Story
By Stephen Charles Berthoud Fire Chief Cold winter weather is upon us, and with it come a variety of health and safety hazards both indoors and out. To help ensure everyone in our community stays safe and warm this season, the firefighters and staff of the Berthoud Fire Protection District offer the following tips and suggest you post them where they can be seen by your family members and co-workers. (more…)
Plans are in the final stages for the annual Robotics Expo and FIRST LEGO League Qualifier, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7, at Berthoud High School. Forty-eight teams from Berthoud, Arvada, Aurora, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Golden, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland and Windsor will attend this year’s event. (more…)