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Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Not Far from Berthoud,

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder Many open space properties were ranches or farms at one time. One of these — Heil Valley Ranch — still exhibits part of its ranching history, while opening up a beautiful landscape for hikers, bikers and equestrians. A little more than 20 miles from Berthoud, Heil Valley Ranch offers 15 miles of trails through coniferous forest. Entering the property off Highway 36 near Boulder, the road takes you through the remaining operations of the ranch, with an ... Full Story

Last Day for Colorado Indian Market and Southwest

Dozens of award-winning artisans and musicians, featuring Brule’, Robert Mirabal, the Hypno Cowboy and master fiddle player Arvel Bird, plus traditional dance groups and performers throughout the festival held at the Denver Merchandise Mart. Sunday, Jan. 25 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission Price Adults - $10, Children (under 13) - Free A single admission is good for the entire weekend. Purchaser receives a hand stamp that allows them to come and go to the festival as they please, all three days. ... Full Story

Berthoud Fallen Soldier Honored in Iraq

By Staff Sgt. Alex Licea 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, IRAQ -- A Multi-National Division – Baghdad Paratrooper, who was killed in eastern Baghdad, was honored for his ultimate sacrifice during a memorial ceremony at Forward Operating Base Jan. 16, 2009. (more…)

Turnovers, Miscues Hurt Lady Spartans' Chances

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud Lady Spartans girls’ basketball team lost 60-35 to Fossil Ridge at home Tuesday night. The loss dropped Berthoud to 4-6 overall, 3-4 in the 4A Northern Conference. “We keep pulling ourselves out of the game,” said junior Amy Ekart. “We just got to focus and have fewer turnovers. We need to be patient and run our offense until we get open shots.” (more…)

Spartans' Comeback Comes up Short in 60-50 Loss

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder FORT COLLINS — Chris Hansen hit three 3-pointers in the final four minutes of regulation as host Fossil Ridge held off a furious second-half rally to defeat Berthoud’s boys’ basketball team, 60-50, on Tuesday night. (more…)

Grass Fire South of Berthoud Burns 12 Acres

Photos and text by Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud Fire Protection District received a call about this grass fire southwest of Berthoud just after 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19.  Fire crews from Longmont, Hygiene and Mountain View fire departments joined Berthoud crews in battling the flames west of U.S. Highway 287 and had the fire out within a couple of hours. CLICK HERE to see more photos. Category:  News - Local News Image:  Category Lead:  Category ... Full Story

Reeder, Eagles shine in 8-4 All-Star Game victory

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND -- Konrad Reeder’s third goal of the game sparked a third-period onslaught as the Colorado Eagles posted an 8-4 victory over the Central Hockey League’s All-Stars on Wednesday night at the Budweiser Events Center. The game -- the first time the All-Star contest has been played in this format -- was tied at three entering the final period, but the host Eagles quickly put the game away with three goals in the first 5 minutes, 13 seconds of the ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestlers Come Up Short in Soeby Spartan

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Some of the Berthoud wrestlers dyed their hair reddish or blond. Others cut theirs down to a buzz, while a few others had multi-colored hair -- some red, some blue and some blond all over. If Saturday’s Soeby Spartan Classic was a fashion show, Berthoud would’ve won hands down. But it wasn’t. Even though the Spartans placed eight wrestlers in the championship finals of its annual tournament -- well more than any school -- it was Greeley Central with ... Full Story

Cey, Eagles Hold off Thunder for 2-1 Victory

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND -- Konrad Reeder’s goal with 5 minutes, 53 seconds left in regulation snapped a 1-all tie and lifted the Colorado Eagles to a 2-1 victory over Wichita on Saturday night at the Budweiser Events Center. (more…)

Stay Off Clint Eastwood's Lawn or Else

By Megan Reece Berthoud Recorder “Gran Torino” Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley Screenwriters: Nick Schenk, Dave Johannson MPAA Rating: R Reviewer’s Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 stars First, a warning: the majority of the acting in “Gran Torino” is absolutely horrendous. Some of the worst in any major film. Luckily, Clint Eastwood balances out his less talented cast with a beautiful performance. “Gran Torino” is the story of an ... Full Story

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