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Monday, May 25, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

Study Projects Health Reform will Benefit

Study Projects Health Reform Will Slow Cost Increases, Benefit Colorado's Economy Denver, CO – A new issue brief from The Colorado Trust sheds light on what the budgetary impacts of federal health care reform may be on Colorado families, businesses and the state. The Economic Impact of Health Reform in Colorado highlights findings from an in-depth study that assessed the effects of health care reform on the Colorado economy. Because the study began prior to the passage of federal health ... Full Story

Colorado Children’s Day activities

Colorado Children’s Day activities

  Colorado Children’s Day in Loveland  on March 2 LOVELAND, CO            The City of Loveland, with the help of the Thompson School District, will celebrate the 8th annual Colorado Children’s Day on March 2, 2011 from 1:00 to 4:00 p. m. with great activities for kids at designated City facilities. Loveland youngsters will be able to enjoy a day of fun and activities dedicated entirely to them. Last year, more than 2,000 children and their parents enjoyed the fun ... Full Story

Who done it, Part IV

Who done it, Part IV

  Not necessarily the final chapter Words and phrases in blue are hot links to documents and other articles. In October, 2010 John Bauer, a Berthoud Trustee, launched a very serious and very public personal attack on a longtime Berthoud resident, volunteer, and businessperson – local web developer, Jen Rotar. It is serious and frightening when public officials launch personal attacks on their constituents. CityEthics.org recommends guidelines to protect residents from public ... Full Story

Local girls compete in Idaho track and field event.

Local girls compete in Idaho track and field event.

Berthoud Girls Make Finals at Simplot Article and photo by Kristi Leonard Five girls from Berthoud High School participated in the 33rd Simplot Games this past week. The Simplot games is one of the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field meets. This year’s event was held  at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. The five Berthoud athletes joined over 2,000 competitors from 20 different states at the University’s Holt Arena. Cheyenne Hall and ... Full Story

Sheriff’s Deputy initiates effort to establish

Sheriff’s Deputy initiates effort to establish law enforcement license plate

Larimer County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy Basil Marciniak recently initiated an effort to establish a law enforcement memorial license plate in Colorado.  After the death of Weld County Deputy Sherriff  Sam Brownlee, Deputy Marciniak was inspired to do something to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.  He then contacted Colorado Concerns of Police Survivors, an organization dedicated to assisting families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of ... Full Story

Robot Battle at Berthoud High School

Robot Battle at Berthoud High School

A very VEXing day By Thomas N. Photos by Thomas N. unless otherwise noted. Twenty-nine teams from across Colorado and three teams from Iowa and one from Nebraska battled in a competition of robotic engineering and strategy at Berthoud High School on February 5. The event was the 2011 Colorado VEX Robotics Championship. The game was VEX Round Up, and the prize was a chance to compete at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Florida. Each competing team is made-up of ... Full Story

Turner Takes Two Trophies at District Spelling Bee

Turner Takes Two Trophies at District Spelling Bee

By Thomas N. Berthoud’s Turner Middle School sent four students to compete in the district spelling bee last Saturday at Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland. These students coached by Colleen Bowker, were Hannah Stippich, Karsten Bump, Ken Kubik and Olivia Conde. Three of these students placed in the top four; Hanna Stippich tied for fourth place, Olivia Conde received third place, and Ken Kubik placed second. These three top spellers of Berthoud will be competing ... Full Story

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Takes Third at District

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Takes Third at District Spelling Bee

By Thomas N. Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland was the grounds of an epic battle of words known as: The Thompson School District Elementary Spelling Bee. The bee was separated into two sections; a written exam of 50 words and an oral round. Almost 200 students from 19 schools qualified for the written portion yet only 22 spellers made it to the oral round. The phrase “nerve racking” was used several times to describe the written ... Full Story

48 Star Flag Dedicated at Berthoud High School

48 Star Flag Dedicated at Berthoud High School

By Thomas N. The United States flag has had 50 stars since 1960, yet today a flag that bares only 48 stars was returned to its home at Berthoud High School. The flag has traveled from New York to California and numerous states in-between, but was first flown in Berthoud. The flag originally flew outside of the old Berthoud Junior-Senior High School, now Turner Middle School. The flag was returned to Berthoud High School in an impressive ceremony on Friday. Members ... Full Story

Estes Park Rock Case

Estes Park Rock Case

On June 17, 2010, a seventeen-year-old girl was tragically killed when she was struck by a falling rock while visiting Estes Park, Colorado with her church group.  The Estes Park Police Department did an extensive investigation into the facts and circumstances leading to the teenager’s death. On October 26, 2010, as a result of the investigation, the People filed a delinquency petition against a fifteen-year-old male alleging that he had recklessly caused the death of another by ... Full Story

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