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Colorado welcomes home 39 Colorado passengers from the

Colorado welcomes home 39 Colorado passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship

DENVER, March 20, 2020: The State of Colorado is welcoming home 39 cruise ship passengers who have been under U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) quarantine since their ship docked in California on March 9. As requested by Governor Jared Polis in a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, all passengers returning to Colorado are asymptomatic at the time of travel. If passengers were symptomatic in any way, they remain in federal care and will not be returning to Colorado at this ... Full Story

A Fund is Launching for Weld County COVID-19 Relief

LINK to GIVE The Weld Recovers Fund: COVID-19 Relief is being introduced by the United Way of Weld County (UWWC) and the Weld Community Foundation. This fund is designed to provide financial resources to charitable organizations in the Weld County area that are involved in supporting populations that have been affected by the outbreak. They are encouraging institutions, companies and other funders to contribute to the fund. 100% of the donations received will be distributed quickly on ... Full Story

State health department sending testing resources to

State health department sending testing resources to communities throughout Colorado

Drive-through testing site will be open in Salida on Saturday DENVER, March 20, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is sending testing resources to specific communities that have not yet had testing that will yield vital information about how the disease is spreading. CDPHE is also strongly advising the public: If you have symptoms (fever, cough, and shortness of breath), don’t wait for a test to self-isolate. The State is expanding testing to include a ... Full Story

Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) prepared to help

Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) prepared to  help low-income households

Denver, CO – March 20, 2020 – Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) has released additional energy assistance funds to our agency partners across the state and we are ready to assist those who have trouble paying their energy bills or heating their homes. Help can be accessed by calling 1-866-HEAT-HELP (1-866-432-8435) or more information on programs can be found at www.EnergyOutreach.org. As the current economic disruption continues, EOC anticipates that the demand for energy ... Full Story

Colorado launches new COVID-19 website

Site features variety of informational resources, including case summary data visualization DENVER, March 17, 2020: The State of Colorado has launched a new website with a breadth of informational resources and improved data visualization for COVID-19. The website will be the state’s primary resource for information related to COVID-19 and will feature statewide coordinated response information. The new website is covid19.colorado.gov. The new data visualization dashboard is ... Full Story

LTO Star Night: Canceled

LTO Star Night: Canceled

After the highly successful January Public Star Night on the Importance of Dark Skies, we have decided to follow this up with the screening of the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney. THE CITY DARK chronicles the disappearance of darkness. The film follows filmmaker (and amateur astronomer) Ian Cheney, who moves to New York City from Maine and discovers an urban sky almost completely devoid of stars. He poses a deceptively simple question, "What do we lose, when we ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: February 2020

February 1 - 9 Saturday, February 1 Speeding / Protection Order Violation: Mile Marker325 S Hwy 287, a 39-year-old Livermore man was contacted for doing 100 mph in a 65-mph zone. A 28-year-old woman was in the passenger seat and there is an active protection order protecting the woman from the man.  Warrant / Speeding: Berthoud Parkway and Blue Bell Road, a 20-year-old woman was contacted for speeding. A records check showed she had a warrant out of the Longmont Police ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2020

Incident Report February 1- 9 Saturday, February 1 Engine 61 dispatched to the 1500 block of Woodcock Street for a gas leak. The crew found a small leak by the meter. Xcel was notified, and the crew remained on scene until Xcel replaced the fittings. BFPD dispatched to the 17000 block of Frontier Road for a grass fire. The crew located a 6x6 controlled burn in a pasture. The property owner was watching the burn and had it under control. With no issues, the property owner was allowed to ... Full Story