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Archive for January 15, 2009

Obituaries — Jan. 15, 2009

Margaret Olson Margaret B. Olson, 91, formerly of Mead, died Jan. 14, 2009 at Life Care Center of Greeley. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 803 Third Ave, Longmont. Cremation will be at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial Contributions may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street Longmont, CO 80501.  Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to leave ... Full Story

Police Beat: Jan. 15, 2009

Tuesday, Dec. 30 The Colorado Tractor Company reported the theft of a 1977 John Deere, Model 4230 tractor. Employees at first thought the high winds of the previous night had been responsible for the damage to the lock and the open gate, but then noticed the tractor was missing. Later that same day police were dispatched to Serenity Ridge Parkway to investigate a stolen trailer. A resident had seen the trailer being towed in late November but thought the driver was looking for an entrance to ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Jan. 15, 2009

Monday, Jan. 5, 2009 BFPD responded to I-25 and E. Hwy 56 for a small grass fire. This was approximately a 5-foot x 5-foot grass fire with minimal flame lengths. BFPD responded to a reported structure fire, which was actually a controlled burn. BFPD responded to a medical call on Second St. for an allergic reaction. The patient care was transferred to TVEMS upon their arrival. Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 BFPD responded to a medical call on Seventh St. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 BFPD responded to Berthoud ... Full Story

Celebrate MLK Day with Community Service

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to justice and equality for all Americans, regardless of race, creed, or gender. On Monday, Jan. 19, local communities will offer opportunities to celebrate that life, and the seven key values he demonstrated: courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service. The Colorado Governor’s Commission on Community Service is encouraging citizens to honor Martin Luther King by participating in a day of ... Full Story

Campus View: Pass the Passion

By Sarah Kay Hurst Berthoud Recorder As the first semester drew to a close, I found it hard to imagine leaving the tiny, bohemian dorm room we have come to call home. Within two weeks of starting college, I couldn’t be sure I had not lived there my entire life. I fell in love with my fascinating courses, with the ongoing festivity of activities after class, from French dancing to inspiring lectures, and with all the incredible new people I studied and laughed with over the course of four ... Full Story

Remembering Our Loved Ones

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder I had made myself some notes on some lighthearted topics for this week, but it is very hard to concentrate on those things after hearing the sad news about Justin Bauer. While it is always disturbing to hear about these kinds of tragedies, it is more poignant when it strikes so close to home and you know the soldier or the family. Certainly, Justin is well known in the community and with a younger brother still attending Berthoud High School, the news hit close ... Full Story

"I Have a Dream" — Martin Luther King

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. (more…)

Two Years Later: Ex-Berthoud Wrestlers Carron,

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Every time Tyler Carron drives down County Road 17, his mind flashes back to the night of Jan. 15, 2007, when he and fellow Berthoud High School wrestler Nikko Landeros were hit by another car as they tried to change the tire on the Isuzu Trooper they were riding in. At around 11:30 p.m. that evening their lives changed forever. They lost their legs after being pinned up against their vehicle by a fellow student following a school dance. Now, two years later, ... Full Story

Lady Spartans Topple Frederick

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder After Friday night’s home loss to Windsor, the Berthoud Lady Spartans got back on track one night later with a 31-25 victory over the Frederick Warriors on Saturday night. With the win, Berthoud improved to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the 4A Northern Conference. Berthoud held an 11-point lead until Frederick’s Emily Monarch finally got the Warriors on the board. At halftime, the Spartans held an 18-7 advantage. “I think we came out strong, but then we got a bit ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestlers Work Fast in Return from Break

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder After Thursday’s wrestling match with Silver Creek, Berthoud head coach Scott Pickert talked about his Spartans being too hyped up, showing better conditioning and needing to work at a better pace and not being “super excited.” But considering Berthoud was wrestling for the first time in three weeks and was set for three straight days of competition, it’s pretty easy to understand why the Spartans were eager to get back on the mat. It was also easy to ... Full Story

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