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Archive for May, 2020

Obituary: Ilah Roesch Crisp

Obituary: Ilah Roesch Crisp

Ilah R. Crisp, 93, passed away May 22, 2020 at her home in Berthoud, Colorado where she resided with her son, Ron Crisp, who had taken over the care of her these last several years.  Ilah was born June 28, 1926 in McClave, Colorado at her home. She was the daughter of Marion A. Roesch and Ardus (Oxley) Roesch. Four siblings Uella (Roesch) Yost, George E. Roesch (Miriam), Esther (Hazlett) Roesch and Lela (Roesch) Beegles all preceded her in death. Jim Crisp, her husband, preceded her in ... Full Story

A Memorial Day like no other

By Claudia Young Memorial Day Weekend, 2020, is one that is unlike the Memorial Days most of us have experienced. This huge difference is in part due to the pandemic as well as the hate mongering that is currently flourishing in our country. Wouldn’t it be a welcome relief to have a cessation of the hatred and vile accusations for even this one national holiday to reflect on the sacrifices of all who have given so much for our country through military service? This year we are more than ... Full Story

Obituary: Phyllis Yvonne Belk

Obituary: Phyllis Yvonne Belk

          Phyllis Yvonne Belk March 5, 1942 – May 13, 2020 Phyllis Yvonne Belk, age 78, of Berthoud, Colorado passed away on Wednesday May 13. Phyllis was born in Keokuk, Iowa to Charles and Priscilla Frueh. She earned a degree in English from the State College of Iowa in 1964 and became a teacher. She married her husband, Gary Belk, of 46 years in 1965. They moved to Aspen Colorado in 1968 running the Dormez Vous Inn. They purchased the King Ranch on the Frying Pan River in Basalt, ... Full Story

Stop Trump

Stop Trump

Dear editor, "We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president"—Bernie Sanders It was with that quote that Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden. And as a strong Bernie supporter, I think it's important people know I'm voting for Joe Biden this November. Trump has shown himself to be a threat to our public health and safety throughout the coronavirus pandemic. He is the worst president in US history and we must do everything in our power to defeat him. Joe Biden was not my first choice. But I ... Full Story

Trump botched all this

Trump botched all this

by Tom H. Hastings OK, I have seen, in my life, Eisenhower and Kennedy and Johnson and Nixon botch Vietnam. I have seen Reagan botch the Euromissile crisis alongside the AIDS outbreak. I watched George Bush the Younger and Dick Cheney utterly botch Iraq. But in my lifetime I have never witnessed any US president botch anything so disastrous as Trump has botched the response to covid 19. I didn’t know so many mistakes were even possible and he just won’t stop. His coronavirus denial was ... Full Story

Obituary: Esther M. Reyes

Obituary: Esther M. Reyes

Esther M. Reyes, 78, of Berthoud/Loveland, died on May 1, 2020 at home surrounded by her love ones. Esther married Manuel Reyes on November 18, 1968. Esther worked at Lego, Berthoud Senior Center and Hach Chemicals, where she retired. She loved to dance, play softball, spend time with family and friends and was a great cook. Esther was always there to help her family and friends. She is survived by her kids Fernando, Tony and Veronica; grandkids Monica, Ray, Chance, Lorena and Jaden; ... Full Story

Obituary: Lorna Joyce Davis

Obituary: Lorna Joyce Davis

Lorna Joyce Davis, age 77, of Severance, Colorado passed away on May 3, 2020. Lorna was born on May 23, 1942 in Wapello, Iowa to parents Pansy and Louie Hunt. She was a twin to sister Norma Jean Hunt and a younger sister to Darrell Eugene Hunt. Most of Lorna’s childhood was spent enjoying time on the family farm in Lockridge, Iowa alongside her siblings. She graduated from Fairfield High School in 1960 and followed her education by working at Fairfield Printing with her sister in the ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls – April 2020

Incident Report April 1 - 5 Wednesday, April 1 Squad 61 dispatched to the 900 block of 2nd Street for a law enforcement medical assist. Squad 61 staged in the area until cleared by LCSO. Thursday, April 2 Squad 61 responded to the 4900 block of S. Iowa for a medical. Squad 61 staged in the area until cleared by LCSO and TVEMS. Friday, April 3 Engine 62 dispatched to the 3100 block of Harmony Court for a residential fire alarm. This was an accidental alarm activation. Squad 61 dispatched ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter – April 2020

April 1-5 Wednesday, April 1 Neighbor Problems: Country Road, over the last month, the resident has noticed that the neighbor has security cameras all over, one that faces his yard, at 2-3 am he walks past his window and a light flashes- it’s a motion activated camera fixed on his window. Thursday, April 2 Missing/ Endangered Adult: Second Street, a 79-year-old man was reported missing by his son and was last known to be in Loveland and was contacted by Loveland PD earlier that day. ... Full Story