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Thursday, January 29, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Ball Aerospace held a ribbon cutting for its expanded Aerospace Manufacturing Center in Westminster, Colo. Community leaders, elected officials, and employees were on hand for the June 29 ceremony and tours of the $14.6 million expansion project. President and CEO of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, David Taylor hosted the event and praised the Ball employees for their dedication and ability to deliver what the customers wanted and needed. He said ... Full Story

Loveland Library and Chilson close early Thursday

Loveland Library and Chilson close early Thursday

      Loveland Public Library will close two hours early at 6 p.m., Thurs., May 26 to accommodate some electrical work as part of the major expansion project currently under way.  The library should reopen at its regular time, 9 a.m., Fri., May 27. Next door to the library, the Chilson Recreation Center will also need to close early that day, at 5:45 p.m. due to the power shutoff.   It will reopen at its regular time the next day, 5:30 a.m. Also, the library ... Full Story

“Healthy Rivers Alternative” better than

“Healthy Rivers Alternative” better than NISP

"Healthy Rivers Alternative" better for economy and environment than NISP Fort Collins, CO -- Today, Save the Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper outlined many of the economic benefits that the "Healthy Rivers Alternative" would provide to northern Colorado cities.  The Healthy Rivers Alternative offers a plan for a water supply alternative for subscribers to the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) that better protects farms, minimizes public debt, and better protects the Cache la Poudre ... Full Story

State Chamber of Commerce Endorses NISP

State Chamber of Commerce Endorses NISP

The Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), the state chamber of commerce, today announced its endorsement of the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) as an essential project for the economy of the Northern Front Range. CACI President Chuck Berry said that the CACI Executive Committee agreed to support the building of NISP at its April meeting. “An adequate, reliable supply of water is essential for economic development and quality of life of residents of Northern ... Full Story

Bill Dye, an “Every Day Hero”

Bill Dye, an “Every Day Hero”

Denver Channel 7 is honoring World War II veteran Bill Dye as an “Every Day Hero” Dye is being recognized for: His service aboard the aircraft carrier Lexington in the Battle of the Coral Sea. His dedication to the memory of Pearl Harbor and all who serve our country in WW II. His ongoing care of the Police Officers Flood Memorial in the Big Thompson Canyon and his care of South Highway 7 for the Adopt a Highway. At 86 years of age, Dye keeps a busy schedule. The ... Full Story

Evening with Arts at Berthoud High School

Evening with Arts at Berthoud High School

  Friday evening was full of activity at Berthoud High School. It was an evening of art and entertainment with something for everyone. Some of the students were also very busy with several appearing in more than one show. The gymnasium was the showcase for visual arts while both stages were in use for the music and dramatic arts. The visual arts included all types of two and three-dimensional exhibits covering the walls and floor of the gymnasium. Note: Many of the photos can ... Full Story

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

  Following the suicide of a Turner Middle School eighth-grader in March there has been a great deal of talk about bullying in the Berthoud Schools. Tuesday saw two separate events about bullying. Many definitions of bullying were expressed at these meetings, but the basic tenets were the same. Bullying is repetitive, persistent abusive behavior with the purpose of causing physical or mental harm. It revolves around an imbalance of power and may involve verbal harassment or physical ... Full Story

The Pulliam Building

The Pulliam Building

White Elephant or Diamond in the Rough Once the crown jewel of downtown Loveland, this magnificent structure has fallen on hard times. When the community center was built during the depression years, its magnificent maple floors, a stage for productions and seating for over 500 people in a town with a population of less than 6,000 made Loveland the envy of the country. The project was built as a Works Progress Administration project on land donated by D.T. and Lillian Pulliam, who also ... Full Story

A public meeting to address bullying and suicide

A public meeting will be held to address bullying and suicide prevention in the Berthoud schools following a recent suicide. In attendance will be regional bullying and suicide prevention experts and concerned citizens.  School administrators and members of the local and surrounding police departments have been invited. May 3, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Ave., Berthoud.

Loveland Historic Homes Tour

Loveland Historic Homes Tour

  This year’s Loveland Historic Homes Tour takes place on Saturday, May 7; from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual tour organized by the Loveland Historical Society features three homes, a church, a downtown commercial building and a public building. The oldest structure on the tour is the Bonnell Building on Fourth Street in downtown Loveland. Benton Bonnell built this structure some time between 1887 and 1890 to house his mercantile store. The building has been restored to its ... Full Story

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