‘Community News’ Archives
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.
Coloradoan Johnstown church calls off fundraiser for couple accused of child abuse JOHNSTOWN — A Catholic parish has called off a fundraising event to benefit a couple accused of abusing their children citing "controversy," 9Wants to Know has learned. Read more The Denver Channel.com Parents Accused Of Torturing 3 Adopted Russian Sisters LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. -- A Larimer County couple is charged with abusing three adopted Russian sisters, forcing them to do ... Full Story
The Larimer County Sheriff's Department is reporting Berthoud police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in Laramie, Wyoming. The sheriff's department says 22 year old Rayburn Scott Harmon was arrested in Johnstown without incident. Harmon was wanted for an alleged robbery in Laramie and and was also accused of stealing a 2006 Cadillac Escalade that he reported sinking into Carter Lake last Monday after he had taken it for a test drive from a Berthoud auto ... Full Story
Add New The 2011 Berthoud BASH was a huge success raising over $100,000 for our Berthoud Schools. We would like to thank all our Donors and Volunteers for their efforts in making the BASH the fun night it was. With Special Thanks to our largest Business Donors Primary Donors Mountain View Orthodontics-Dr. Rick Beckwith DDS Best Buy Pickert Dairy LLC Woodley's Fine Furniture Rick & Christine Hiatt Berthoud Athletic Club/Executive Physical Therapy Scott & Linda ... Full Story
Teachers honoring teachers, that is what the Thompson Education Association Crystal Apple Awards are all about. The award ceremony on Friday, April 22 honored Thompson School District teachers for excellence. Twenty-three teachers were nominated for the Crystal Apple Awards which were presented to three educators, one elementary, one middle school and one high school teacher. The nominations for the Crystal Apple Award come from other teachers at the school with input from students as well. All ... Full Story
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Police in Laramie, Wyo., are looking for a man suspected of stealing from a Walmart in Laramie and stealing a vehicle in Colorado. Police say 22-year-old Rayburn Scott Harmon is believed to be driving a stolen black 2007 Cadillac Escalade. The Rawlins Daily Times reports Harmon is accused of failing to return the Escalade to a car dealership in Berthoud, Colo., after taking it for a test drive. The newspaper reports he also is suspected of burglarizing a former place of ... Full Story
Date: April 21, 2011 On March 10, 2011, Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies and emergency medical teams responded to the 3700-block of Henderson Avenue in Wellington, Colorado, on the report that a two-year-old boy had hit his head and was not responsive. Jamie Whittington, the boy's aunt and legal caregiver, was questioned by Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators. The boy was flown to Children's Hospital in Denver. It was ... Full Story
Fire Suspect Booked Date: 04/21/2011 Thomas Howie, DOB: 01/03/75, of Fort Collins, turned himself in to the Larimer County Jail today after an arrest warrant was issued for him for Arson, a class four felony. Mr. Howie was booked and released on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond. Mr. Howie is alleged to have started the Crystal Fire which ultimately encompassed approximately 2940 acres and destroyed 13 homes.
This year's Berthoud Bash was a big success by any measure. The biggest measure of course is the fund raising for the Berthoud Schools which topped $100,000 this year. Congratulations to all the volunteers who make up the Berthoud Schools Fund. The funds will go to support technology in Berthoud schools. A "paddle auction" as the finale had set a goal to raise $20,000 to fund a variety of school activities that would be lost due to district lack of funding. The generosity of the crowd was ... Full Story
What started as a drunk driver pursuit by the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has ended up as a standoff on the northeast edge of Berthoud. According to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office the CSP was attempting to stop a motor home that had been called in as a Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately (REDDI) report. The pursuit began on I-25 and proceeded into Larimer County and north on Berthoud's First Street where a spike strip was deployed. The motor home swerved to avoid the strip and ended ... Full Story