Posts Tagged ‘berthoud’
The many volunteers of the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity have been busy for several months preparing a home for Angie Purdy and her family. The home has several features to accommodate her daughter Heidi's condition. Heidi recently underwent brain surgery as covered in this excellent article in The Holyoke Enterprise. The public is invited to attend the Habitat dedication on Sunday, July 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 1712 North Fourth Street.
July 15, 2010 Mike Ehredt is running across the United States, planting a flag every mile. The flags each have a ribbon with the name of a serviceman/woman killed in the Iraq war. 4,375 flags with 4,375 yellow ribbons along a route that measures 4,551 miles from Astoria, Washington to Rockland, Maine. Today he came to Berthoud. Ehredt is a U.S. Army veteran and a retired postal clerk from the town of Driggs, Idaho, population 1,100. Briggs is no stranger to endurance sports. According to the ... Full Story
Karen Stockley Candidate, House District 49 Berthoud, CO Guest Commentary One of the biggest and most complex issues Colorado will be facing over the next 100 years is water. I’m Karen Stockley, candidate for State House District 49, responding to my opponent’s opinion piece glorifying the proposed Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP). I have studied this issue for many years, and I firmly believe the NISP project is one of the most damaging reservoirs ever proposed for Northern ... Full Story
By Gary Wamsley Since plagiarism seems to be rearing its ugly head, especially where it concerns water issues, I was quite surprised when I read Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway's Guest Commentary about NISP, which appeared in the Denver Post and thought it sounded quite familiar. I looked at the Guest Column submitted to this publication by House District 49 Representative B.J. Nikkel and noted that it was almost identical. Neither of these individuals has made any statement that these ... Full Story
To the Editor, Currently, all of Larimer County except Fort Collins is “represented” by three individuals appointed to their positions by a few conservative Republicans. They support the views of only the most conservative voters. We need broader representation. This year Rich Ball, a lifelong Loveland resident, has stepped up to offer that broad representation. He is running for Senate District 15, which covers all of Larimer County except Fort Collins. Rich was born into a Loveland family ... Full Story
The lucky 11 children visiting the United States from Ukraine looked like happy campers on Sunday Afternoon. The children, ranging in age from 7 to 14-years-old are Ukrainian orphans visiting Northern Colorado as part of the Cultural Exchange Camp organized by the Ukraine Orphan Outreach (UOO) program. The children have had an exciting whirlwind adventure like nothing they have experienced before. You can read about it on the Outreach website. Sunday was day 11 of their ... Full Story
With scaffolding in place, the junior muralists have started drawing the outlines of the mural design on the wall at the Wildfire Community Arts Center. The designs should be completed this week, but the next step, adding the color, will not start for another week and half.
By Kathy Loberg The Berthoud Team, AVATAR, took first place in the U14/15 girls division in the 3-v 3 LIVE soccer tournament held on Saturday, July 10 at the Fort Collins Soccer Complex. AVATAR team members are Cherokee Walker, Lindsey Loberg, Megan Loberg, Erin Briggs, Chloe Murray and Sam Alexander. The AVATAR started the tournament out by winning against Tres Buenos 6 to 4; next they played Soccer Rocks and won 3 to 2. The third game was played against the Grass Burners and the AVATAR ... Full Story
Mariella Marsh, formerly of Longmont, died July 8, 2010 at the Berthoud Living Center. She was 80-years-old. Mariella was born on March 22, 1930 in Prague, Oklahoma to Orlie Joe and Letha (Daniel) McGuire. She married Walter P. “Bud” Marsh on August 7, 1952 in Prague, Oklahoma. Mariella received her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Education Specialist Degrees and was a teacher and counselor. She taught home economics and directed drama programs in Carlsbad, New Mexico before ... Full Story
BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING JULY 13, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1. Call to Order Mayor Tom Patterson 2. Roll Call Mayor Tom Patterson Mayor Pro-Tem David Gregg Trustee Thomas Jones Trustee David Skiles Trustee John Bauer Trustee Jeff Hindman Trustee Dick Shepard 3. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Patterson 4. Citizen Participation 5. Reports All matters listed under Item 6, Consent ... Full Story