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Archive for November, 2008

BHS Teacher Receives Leadership Award

Berthoud High School English teacher Brendan Gallagher has earned the Pearson Prentice Hall Leadership Development Award for 2008-2009. The award, which was created by the National Council of Teachers of English and funded by Pearson Prentice Hall publishers, is given to one early-career English teacher in each state who has already demonstrated professional leadership. Gallagher is Colorado’s recipient. Currently in his second year at BHS, Gallagher was nominated for the award by retired BHS ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Nov. 27, 2008

Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Welch Ave. for a patient complaining of difficulty breathing and dizziness. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a citizen assist for a residence on Redwood Circle. There was concern of a possible chemical leak. Nothing was found. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Longview Ave. for a patient having chest pains. The patient was transported. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 BFPD responded to a medical call for a patient who was ... Full Story

Police Beat: Nov. 27, 2008

Monday, Nov.  17 The staff at the wastewater treatment plant reported damage to the gate, apparently the result of criminal mischief over the weekend. A Berthoud High School student was at school under the influence of alcohol and was arrested and charged with underage consumption of ethyl alcohol.   Tuesday, Nov.  18 Police found an abandoned motorcycle on Longview Ave. at approximately 10:30 p.m. The cycle was registered to an owner nearby on South Ninth St. No one responded to ... Full Story

Police Beat — Nov. 13, 2008

Wednesday, Nov. 5 On an otherwise quiet day the Berthoud Police made eight traffic stops   Thursday, Nov. 6 Police were asked to assist in finding the owner of a truck that had apparently been stolen and was found in Adams County. A few hours later the owner called saying he had responded to a call from Adams County, but they had no record of his truck. An alarm set off at a local bank turned out to have been triggered by the ATM service company. A resident of the 1200 block of Aspen Dr. ... Full Story

Obituaries – Kennedy, Martinez

  Betty Griffin Kennedy Betty Griffin Kennedy died Nov. 6, 2008 at the Medical Center of the Rockies.  She was born July 14, 1945 in Tulsa, Okla., the child of William E. Fletcher and Betty Fletcher. She attended elementary and preparatory school in Tulsa. When she was nine years old, her father, an avid horseman and a member of the Tulsa Shrine Mounted Patrol, introduced her to her first horse, Friday. From then on, horses became her lifelong passion. Kennedy attended the University ... Full Story

Simon, Chester to Wed

Mark and Cathy Simon of Berthoud are please to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan to Patrick Chester, both of Phillipsburg, Kan. The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Berthoud High School and attended Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyo., studying Equine Training/Business Management. She is currently employed in the billing department at Coomes Trucking, in Phillipsburg. The groom-to-be is the son of Rick and Robin Chester of Phillipsburg, Kan. He is a 2005 graduate ... Full Story

Check This Out: Library District Gets Funding

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder After a year of meeting deadlines and maneuvering through a maze of requirements to get a funding measure on this year’s ballot, the Berthoud Community Library District reached its goal. Ballot judges counted and double-checked the tally for over 15 hours, with a confirmation of 2,088 votes for and 1.442 votes against coming Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. Library Director Sara Wright said she was “so relieved,” and that the counting process was ... Full Story

'Shop of Horrors' Draws Rave Reviews

The Berthoud High School musical, “The Little Shop of Horrors” was a tremendous success with over 800 people attending the four performances. Cast members’ stellar performances kept audiences laughing and applauding throughout the show and the musical abilities of the young people were remarkable. The final number, “Don’t Feed the Plant,” surprised and thrilled the audience as the entire cast took to the stage and the auditorium floor dressed as zombies, mummies and ghouls ... Full Story

First Medallion Set in Place

A creative addition to the downtown streetscape project, the first medallion is now in place at the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Second Street. One of 14 medallions to be placed in the bulb-outs along the street, they will be surrounded by colored concrete when work is completed on them. The medallion design created by artist Rafe Ropek was inspired by former Berthoud blacksmith A.G. Bimson whose building is now used as the Little Thompson Valley Museum. Soon, 25 new light poles with ... Full Story

Fire Beat — Nov. 6, 2008

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Oct 27 – Nov. 2 Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 BFPD responded to a medical call on Caballero St. The patient was complaining of back pain and was transported.   Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Alpine Sky. The patient was transported.   Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 BFPD responded to a medical call on Weld County Road 8. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to Bimson Ave. for an unconscious person. CPR was ... Full Story

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