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Sports Briefs: Jan. 8, 2009

Late registration available for little dribblers program The annual Berthoud Recreation Little Dribblers Clinic is taking late registrations through the second session of the clinic for youth boys and girls interested in the basics of dribbling a basketball. The program, open to children in kindergarten through second grade, runs through Feb. 3. Cost is $45 for residents and $55 for non-residents. The clinic will be held at Turner Middle School’s auxiliary gym. Dribblers will meet once a week ... Full Story

Football Team's Run Among Readers' Top Picks

Here are the results of our online reader poll to choose the top local sports stories of 2008. Two stories tied for first place, each with 29 percent of the votes. In alphabetical order they are: Berthoud football team reaches state quarterfinals year after winning state title: Jordan Major, Nick Henderson and the rest of the Berthoud Spartans won the 3A state football title -- the first in school history -- in 2007. In 2008, BHS had a similar campaign. The team dropped two straight games to ... Full Story

Renowned Living History Actor Comes to Berthoud

  The Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the Berthoud Historical Society proudly presents Colorado’s premier living history reenactor, John Luzader, as he portrays John Wyatt, head trader of Bents Fort. You will be transported to the 19th century and spellbound by this gifted actor and historian. Travel back with us to an era of long distant travel via Calistoga wagon.  The year is 1846.  The United States is at war.  In the area that is to become Colorado, along ... Full Story

"Doubt Lingers Long After Curtain Goes Down


"Pajama Game" Comes to Union Colony Theater

The Tony® Award-winning Best Musical Revival of 2006, “The Pajama Game” comes to the Union Colony Civic Center for one performance only Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. (Please note early start time.) Hot on the heels of the Broadway smash hit, see this nationally touring musical that has audiences laughing in the aisles. “Its exuberance and spontaneity make the entire theater crackle with energy,” exclaims Variety. “Hilarious and exciting,” declares NY Magazine. “The Pajama Game ... Full Story

Outdoors Near Your Back Door — Caribou Ranch:

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder After the cold temperatures and recent ferocious wind, New Year’s Eve day was sunny and just a little breezy, so I decided to take a winter walk. I had planned to don my snowshoes, but my chosen destination—Caribou Ranch Open Space—had snow-packed trails and patches of open ground, so I wore my winter hiking boots instead. This would be a great place to explore on snowshoes, however, after the next snowfall. Caribou Ranch Open Space is managed by ... Full Story

Berthoud boys return from break victorious

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder After returning from a two-week winter break, not much has changed for the Berthoud Spartan boys’ basketball team. The Spartans added another conference win, defeating Mountain View, 59-55, at home Tuesday night. Berthoud (4-4, 4-1 4A Northern Conference) started off with the lead but soon lost it. The Spartans trailed the Mountain Lions until after halftime. Holding Mountain View at 47 points, the Spartans ran off 14 straight points to tie the score. After ... Full Story

Ekart, Lady Spartans beat zone, Mountain View

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND -- Amy Ekart scored 13 of her game-high 19 points in the second half and the Berthoud Lady Spartans returned from the Christmas break with a 46-39 win at Mountain View on Tuesday night. Ekart keyed Berthoud’s 16-point fourth quarter with nine points and the Spartans (3-2) improved to 2-0 against 4A Northern Conference competition. Mountain View, which was led by Alicia Abbey’s 14 points, tried to exploit Berthoud’s woes in breaking the ... Full Story

Roads to the Future

Berthoud Focus of Transportation ChangesBy Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder When most people talk about Berthoud’s future development, they often mean new housing developments, additional employers, new businesses and others all aimed at improving Berthoud’s economic outlook. But all those new homes, employees and customers mean more cars on the road. The Colorado Department of Transportation has been looking at solutions for the increased traffic along the northern Front Range travel ... Full Story

Berthoud Hit Hard by Chinooks

High winds rocked the Berthoud area on Tuesday. Mountain Avenue east of the railroad tracks experienced a power outage lasting several hours, and customers of Internet service provider Skybeam were without connection after the tower atop Berthoud's grain elevator blew over. A spokesperson for Skybeam said the company waited until the einds died down to safely attempt a repair. The Chinooks, or snow-eaters, dissipated by Tuesday afternoon, temperatures are expected to remain mild until the ... Full Story

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