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By Gary Wamsley The Berthoud Community Library Board joined a long list of agencies officially opposing Amendments 60 & 61 and Proposition 101. At Thursday’s meeting, Library Director, Sara Wright briefed the board on what she had learned about the ballot initiative's effect on the library. Proposition 101 would, over time, reduce revenue by an estimated $22,000 yearly. Wright explained that while 60 and 61 would not have an immediate impact on revenue, they would restrict the ... Full Story
Sunday, August 1 A barking dog at 12:25 a.m. resulted in a written warning to its Sixth Street owner. Police stopped a driver at 1:44 a.m. shortly after he left the ramp from First Street to Highway 287. The driver, a 39-year-old Loveland resident, was cited for DUI and failure to drive in a single lane. The case of the vehicle running in to the building at 919 Mountain Avenue is under investigation. Someone tipped over the port-a-potty at the BMX track during the ... Full Story
Berthoud fire responded to a fire at the BMX track on Tuesday afternoon. Old hay bales lined up agains the Berthoud High School fence were ablaze. Firefighters got the fire out quickly with water and foam. The bales had been laying in the same location all summer and were dry so that spontaneous combustion was probably not the cause. The fire call came in shortly after classes finished at the high school.
August 31 The Lady Spartans wasted no time getting on the scoreboard, with 4 runs in the first inning. That would have been enough to win the game, but the Berthoud girls added two more runs in the second, fifth and sixth innings while holding Roosevelt to only six hits, including one triple.
by Gary Wamsley The town board, mayor and staff got a little break with no town board meeting last Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have official duties to perform. Administrator Hart attended the Wednesday morning Citizens’ Meeting with Commissioner Donnelly. Accompanying Commissioner Donnelly this week was Jerry Blehm from Environmental Health Services and Jane Viste, the Public Information Officer for the Departmet of Health and Environment. Medical Marijuana ... Full Story
Edward J. Lempka, 89, of Berthoud, CO passed away on August 28, 2010. He was born July 1, 1921 near St. Mary, Nebr. to Lawrence and Anna Kontny Lempka. Following his graduation from Sterling High School in 1941, he trained as an aircraft electrician in Omaha and Baltimore. In Omaha, just prior to his entry into the Army Air Force in 1944, he met Irene Iwan. Ed was first stationed in Norfolk, VA where he and Irene were married on February 13, 1945. Following WWII they ... Full Story
Friends and family are hosting a benefit poker run for Randy Guild and Brenda Smith of Loveland. Randy and Brenda were injured in a serious motorcycle accident on the Peak to Peak highway while on a ride in July. Their cycle malfunctioned and they lost control, hitting a guardrail and fell 15-35 feet down the canyon. Randy has severe spinal injuries that will require several months of rehabilitation and Brenda sustained severe body trauma that has required numerous operations and will ... Full Story
Berthoud's oldest base ball player and civic volunteer nearly died while attending a Republican training session on Wednesday. According to the Loveland Reporter-Herald, 78-year-old Herb Meeker slumped over and then slid from his chair to the floor. Quick action by local politicians probably saved his life. Loveland Reporter-Herald 'Right place, right time': Political candidates save Berthoud man's life at training session
By Claudia Todd-Young “Amherst’s gain is Berthoud’s loss,” said a local businessman as he spoke of Jeremy Roush’s upcoming move to Massachusetts. Roush has accepted the position of executive chef at Amherst College in Amherst, Mass., about 85 miles from Boston. The college is situated on about 1,000 acres and has about 1,600 students. “As director of the culinary department, my main emphasis will be to elevate the student dining program. That will include involving ... Full Story