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Friday, June 23, 2017

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School District seeks stories from 50 years ago

School District seeks stories from 50 years ago

Thompson School District is celebrating its 50th year as a reorganized school district with a free celebration scheduled for Jan. 14 from 6-8 p.m. in Roberta Price Auditorium at Thompson Valley High School. In preparation for the event, the district is seeking some unusual/interesting stories from former students or teachers to share about life in the district 50 years ago.  It could be about clubs and activities, culture, classes or other  aspects about school that are different from ... Full Story

Santa Clause goes to school

Santa Clause goes to school

The children at the Berthoud Early Learning Center had a surprise visitor this week. Santa came to the school twice on Wednesday, handing out gifts to the morning and afternoon classes. The children were definitely excited and happy to see Santa and to receive gifts. A gift for each child is made possible by the generosity of the employees of the town of Berthoud. The school provides the first names of each child and whether the child is a boy or a girl. In a volunteer effort, and most do ... Full Story

Mink Attack in rural Berthoud

Mink Attack in rural Berthoud

  Minks kill two dozen chickens  By Sharlynn Wamsley A beautiful Christmas wreath sits over the door of the chicken barn at Kathy and Bill Busch’s house, but the peace and joy of the season has been seriously damaged. It wasn’t the Grinch that stole Christmas this year – it was a mink. Over the course of two nights 25 of Busch’s flock of 30 chickens were killed; some disappeared, the remaining decapitated. Nine were killed the first night, and they suspected Major, a feral/tamed cat ... Full Story

EnergyLogic is an Environmental Stewardship Winner

EnergyLogic is an Environmental Stewardship Winner

  Larimer County Names 2010 Environmental Stewardship Winners Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today announced the 2010 Larimer County Environmental Stewardship Awards. These awards, first presented in 1995, are given each year to honor the environmental efforts of county residents, businesses and organizations.  To date 53 awards have been presented to programs, people and organizations since the program began 16 years ago.  Today five more ... Full Story

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jazzy Choir Concert

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jazzy Choir Concert

By Thomas N. From Journey to Carl Lee Perkins, The Beatles to Black Eye Peas, the Ivy Stockwell Elementary Choir Club entertained their audience with their Jazzy 2010 concert. The eclectic mix of songs spread across a wide range of genres gave a memorable performance. The children of the choir projected their voices with talent so that every word of every song could be understood just as easily as if listening to the real thing. During the choir’s rendition of Duke Ellington and Irving ... Full Story

Berthoud Chamber looking for Citizen of the Year

Berthoud Chamber looking for Citizen of the Year

  Berthoud Area Chamber Of Commerce Citizen of the Year 2010 Criteria   The Citizen of the Year Award recognizes a person (s) that goes beyond expectations and has made an impact on the Town of Berthoud.  Application must be delivered to the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce, 344 Mountain Avenue, mailed to PO Box 1709, Berthoud, CO 80513 or emailed to bcc@berthoudcolorado.com by Dec. 31st, 2010. Nomination Procedure An individual or group familiar with the nominee’s performance submits ... Full Story

Officers cleared in Haskew shooting

Officers cleared in Haskew shooting

    The Coloradoan.com DA clears officers in connection with fatal Berthoud shooting By Trevor Hughes Berthoud police Chief Glen Johnson was the first arriving officer to Haskew's home shortly after 9 p.m. on Nov.8. Johnson said the wife had reported Haskew had been drinking and was initially refusing to let her leave. As Johnson arrived, Haskew's wife and four young children left, but Haskew went inside and shut the door. Johnson then reported hearing multiple gunshots from inside ... Full Story

Skunks spreading rabies to Front Range

  Rabies Confirmed in Coyote in Cortez Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment DENVER-- A coyote in Cortez has tested positive for rabies according to lab results from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Colorado Division of Wildlife and Montezuma County Health Department submitted the coyote for rabies testing after property owners reported it was acting strangely by trying to enter a fenced enclosure with dogs and showing no fear of loud noises or being ... Full Story

State Health Department Investigating Student Death

DENVER –The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working with officials at Metropolitan State College of Denver to investigate a student death. At this time there is no definitive diagnosis, but meningococcal disease is considered one possibility. Bacterial cultures are pending and it will be at least into the weekend before results are available. Metro is taking appropriate steps to notify its students and staff. Even though lab results are not available, out of an ... Full Story

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

That is what 9-year-old Carly Rafferty had to say about getting a ride to school in a Berthoud fire truck. Carly’s father and mother treated their three children to a dream adventure. Wayne and Tiffany Rafferty purchased this gift for their children at the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Hoedown. The ride in the fire engine was one of many exciting silent auctions items at the gala and Rafferty had to make several bids to secure this prize. Friday morning was the big day as the big red ... Full Story

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