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Archive for December, 2008

Two BHS Wrestlers Accused of Hazing

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Two Berthoud High School wrestlers were suspended after being accused of a series of alleged ongoing hazing incidents, according to school athletic director Rusty Mathena. According to wrestling coach Scott Pickert, Seniors Brandyn Wahlert and Saul Anderson were suspended -- one for five days and the other for 10. The suspensions were handed down Dec. 15, added Mathena. “They had some disciplinary problems at the school,” Pickert said. Neither Mathena nor ... Full Story

Obituary: Timothy Holder, William Markham, Leora J.

Timothy Holder Timothy Holder, aged 55, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008 at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette, Wyo., of natural causes. A funeral service for Timothy Holder was held on Friday, Dec. 19, 2008 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Gillette, Wyo., with Bishop Klamm officiating. A second funeral service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 at Sundberg Olpin Mortuary in Orem, Utah with interment to follow at Orem City Cemetery. Timothy Decker Holder was ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Dec. 25, 2008

Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 BFPD responded to Jay Place for an unconscious patient. The patient was revived and transported.  BFPD was called to a structure fire on E. Highway 56. Upon arrival there was heavy smoke coming from the roof. Loveland Fire was called for assistance. The fire was extinguished and was thoroughly checked for further hot spots in the structure. The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical. BFPD responded to a reported motor vehicle accident that had slid off the ... Full Story

Police Beat: Dec. 25, 2008

Monday, Dec. 15 A silent holdup alarm that went off at 10 p.m. at a local business got police on the scene quickly, but the business appeared to be closed. Apparently, the owner set off the alarm and has now learned the difference between a holdup alarm and a burglar alarm. Tuesday, Dec.  16 Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies made seven traffic stops on County Road 19 and issued citations to all the motorists. Berthoud Police made five traffic stops, but only one of those motorists was ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestlers Suspended for Hazing

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Two Berthoud High School wrestlers were suspended after a series of alleged ongoing hazing incidents, according to school athletic director Rusty Mathena.   Seniors Brandyn Wahlert and Saul Anderson were suspended -- one for five days and the other for 10, according to wrestling coach Scott Pickert. The suspensions were handed down Dec. 15, said Mathena. “They had some disciplinary problems at the school,” Pickert added. Neither Matherna nor Pickert ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Dec. 18, 2008

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Dec. 8-14 Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 BFPD responded to a medical call on Third St. for a patient having chest pain. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Third St. and Mountain Ave.  This was a two-car accident with light damage to the vehicles. One patient was injured complaining of neck and back pain. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a reported chimney fire on Rocky ... Full Story

Police Beat: Dec. 18, 2008

Monday, Dec. 8 A young female customer at the Derby Grill left her purse on the back of her chair while she went to the lady’s room and the purse was missing when she returned. A call by a woman that someone had used her credit card at the Conoco Station led to quick action by Berthoud Police. Two and half hours after the call came in, police had an adult male in custody and transported him to the detention facility. A caller from Keep Circle needed the assistance of the Code Enforcement ... Full Story

BHS Science Teacher Kindt Makes Stargazing a Fine Art

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Berthoud High School science teacher Scott Kindt hopes his passion for astronomy will light a fire in his students as well. Kindt has been teaching science, including astronomy and physics, for eighteen years and has been at BHS for the last fourteen. Kindt is also the Educational Program Coordinator for the Little Thompson Observatory (LTO) and maintains the LTO website, www.starkids.org. “Astronomy is a life long hobby,” said Kindt. In addition to ... Full Story

Obituary: Francis James Brandt

Francis James Brandt, 89, of Berthoud, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 in Loveland, Colo. Brandt was born Nov. 2, 1919, in Moline, IL, to Frank and Anna Brandt and had a younger brother, George. They moved to the Louisville, Colo. area one year after his brother was born. He was raised farming in the area and, when World War II came along he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in October of 1942. He served his enlistment as an Aviation Aircraft Instructor in Norman, OK, and was honorably discharged from ... Full Story

Pickerts Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Everdina (Diny) Geerken and William Bradley (Brad) Pickert, Sr. were married Dec. 13, 1958, at the First Congregational Church in Newark Valley, New York. Brad and Diny were high school sweethearts and operated a dairy farm in Berkshire, New York for 30 years. They moved their family and 183 cows to Berthoud in January of 1981. They are still operating Pickert Dairy LLC in partnership with their two sons – Brad, Jr. and Scott. Diny and Brad were instrumental along with the Booster Club, in ... Full Story

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