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Citizen of the Year Peter Bridgman

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen Peter Bridgman as the Citizen of the Year for his creativity and tireless energy in bringing Habitat for Humanity to Berthoud. (more…)

Martinez Wins Title as Berthoud Places 2nd at Valley

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder GILCREST — The Berthoud wrestling coaches had some advice for Curtis Martinez last week as he and his Spartan teammates prepared for the Viking Wrestling Invitational at Valley High School. (more…)

Property Owners Appeal Historic Designation

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Showing photographs of his frame building in a declining state of repair, Mark Wojciechowski stated his objections to its inclusion in the downtown historic district during a special Town Board hearing on Tuesday, Jan.27. (more…)

New Business Workgroup Added to BERT

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Monday’s bitter cold clearly had an effect on the turnout for the Berthoud Economic Resource Team’s biweekly meeting in the Town Hall boardroom. Luckily, the team had a relatively short agenda to tackle. (more…)

School Board Examines Need for New Elementary School

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Even though the number of students in the Thompson School District is not increasing, Board of Education members are supporting plans to build a new elementary school. During their Wednesday, Jan. 21 meeting, school board members said it was necessary to honor a 2005 bond issue taxpayers approved for the Kincaid Street school in northwest Loveland. (more…)

Mountain Avenue Receives Award

The Town of Berthoud has received an award from the Colorado Chapter of the American Public Works Association for the Mountain Avenue project. (more…)

Science Fair '09 — TMS Students Display

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder At the annual Turner Middle School Science Fair eighth grade students displayed projects that explored topics ranging from the provocative, such as “Which wave length is the best stimulator of plant growth” and “Are there changes in the size of a cell with the entrance of a drug?” to lighter fare such as “Which eye shadow lasts the longest?” and “Which type of popcorn leaves the least kernels?” (turns out it’s Orville ... Full Story

School District Completes Homeless Study

Through a project with the Colorado Department of Education and the National Center for School Engagement, district Outreach Counselor Dr. Laurie Smith, Ferguson High School Principal Jim Neigherbauer and Interfaith Hospitality Network Executive Director Annmarie Arbo studied the issue of homelessness and high mobility at Ferguson High School and Angel House. The study, using qualitative research gathered through interviews with students and families, was done during the 2006-2007 school ... Full Story

Show Choir Showcase a Saturday Night Treat

It was a musical Saturday night at Berthoud High School. The 200-plus show goers were treated to two hours of music along with some excellent cake to round out the Third annual Show Choir Showcase evening. (more…)

Early Childhood Program Accepting Applications

The Thompson School District Early Childhood Program is accepting applications for the 2009-2010 school year. Children must turn 3 or 4 years of age on or before Oct. 1, 2009.  There are openings in the Head Start program, Colorado Preschool Program, and Early Childhood Special Education. Applications are available on line at: http://thompson.k12.co.us/departments/sas/ech/earlychild.html. If you have questions about the application process, please call (970) 613-5052 or (970) 613-5761. ... Full Story

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