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Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2020

Dec 1 - Dec 6 Tuesday, Dec 1 Engine 61 responded to the 4000 block of S. Iowa Avenue to assist with loading a patient for transport to a local hospital. Car Seat installation at Station 1. Citizen assist in the 1000 block of Mt. Meeker Avenue to change smoke detector batteries. Wednesday, Dec 2 Squad 62 responded to the 5000 block of W. Cty Road 8E for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport. Thursday, Dec 3 Squad 61 dispatched to 20000 block of Schultz ... Full Story

Obituary: Alan Turner Townsend

Obituary: Alan Turner Townsend

          Alan Turner Townsend, age 85, departed this earth and stepped into the arms of Jesus on December 20, 2020.Born in San Angelo, Texas, in 1935, he spent his formative years at Abilene Christian University and in the Air Force. Alan was stationed first in Biloxi, Mississippi and then in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he met the love of his life, Sharon Sterner. They married in 1959 and a few years later moved to Berthoud with their two young daughters, Anita and Annette. Alan quickly ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2020

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Report Nov. 1 – 8 Sunday, Nov. 1 Engine 62 dispatched to the 6200 block of Kiva Ridge Drive for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport. Engine 62 dispatched to the 3200 block of W County Road 8 for a person with abdominal pains. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Engine 62 from the scene. Engine 61 dispatched ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: November 2020

Berthoud Police Blotter: November 2020

Sunday, November 1 Unlawful Sexual Contact: Franklin Avenue, a resident of the Berthoud Living Center has been inappropriately grabbing the body parts of staff members. Case to be screened with the DA.  Assist to Medical: Longview Avenue, deputies responded for a welfare check which resulted in discovering a man pulseless and not breathing. Medical was able to restore pulse and transport to the hospital. DUI / Warrant Arrest: S. 5th Street & Spartan Avenue, a 23-year old Longmont man was ... Full Story

The Failure that is Donald J Trump

The Failure that is Donald J Trump

    Dear Editor, We live in unprecedented times. Between a global pandemic and an unprecedented un-presidenting, the US is in the world spotlight. While we lead the world in infections and deaths, we also lead the world in presidential self-denial.  Trump has refused to concede the election to President-elect Biden. I hope I’m not the only one that sees the irony of the Electoral College votes being the same as 2016, in reverse. Pop quiz: When is a landslide not a landslide? When ... Full Story