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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Archive for June, 2021

Berthoud Squad Shot at and Terrorized A Local Man

  Search for: We have heard nothing of this, but it shows that even Berthoud is not safe from those who claim to protect and serve. We are learning what people of color have known for years, don't call the police on your neighbor unless you want him killed. Also notable is that the deputies fired 5 shots at an unarmed man, framed in a doorway, and missed him every time. That does not give me much confidence it their training and ability, though for Mr. Hanson's sake I am glad ... Full Story

Obituary: Shannon ‘Sam’ Waldo

Obituary: Shannon ‘Sam’ Waldo

  passed away on April 11, 2021 Shannon 'Sam' Waldo passed away on April 11, 2021, at the age of 94. She was a tiny human being with a massive presence and twinkle in her eyes. At the age of two, the story goes, although she had not walked or talked she was on a camping trip with her family. She came out of the tent and surprised her mother who asked, 'Who are you?', to which the verbal reply was 'My Sam'. That title stuck with her for life. She left behind a legacy of community service and ... Full Story

Time to end the filibuster

Time to end the filibuster

To the Editor,Every senator who protects the filibuster is guilty of protecting a Jim Crow relic that was used to block civil rights legislation for decades. There’s simply no way to get around its sinister legacy. In the 20th century, the filibuster was used to block over 200 anti-lynching bills and held up the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act for 60 days. Over and over again, it’s been a weapon wielded by segregationists and white supremacists. We can’t let the filibuster continue ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2021

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2021

Incident Report May 1-2 Sunday, May 2 Squad 61 responded to the Love’s Travel Stop for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. Squad 61 responded to the 1400 block of Biffle Court for a lift assist. Engine 61 dispatched to the 1000-1200 block of 42nd Street SE for a motor vehicle accident. A two-vehicle accident with moderate damage. The crew began assessing vehicle occupants for injuries. Two patients were evaluated by TVEMS and refused medical ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: May 2021

Berthoud Police Blotter: May 2021

May 1-2 Saturday, May 1 Unsafe Lane Change / Eluding: CR.8, a 17-year-old male was contacted on a traffic stop for speeding and unsafe passing. After the male provided documentation for the vehicle he drove away from the stop after asking if he would receive the citation. The male was followed and contacted again less than a quarter mile away at his house and detained. Summonsed and released to an authorized guardian. DUI / Reckless Driving / Failure Report Accident / Minor in Possession: ... Full Story