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Archive for February 5, 2009

High School Wrestler Charged with Assault **UPDATED**

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Berthoud High School wrestler Brandyn Wahlert was charged Friday with four counts of third-degree assault for a series of alleged hazing incidents on school property between November and December 2008. (more…)

BFPD Responds to Commercial Fire

Berthoud Fire Protection District responded to a commercial fire alarm at 8:51 a.m. at Rocky Mountain Sustainable Enterprises, a business specializing in converting vegetable oil into fuel for vehicles. There were two employees present at the time of the fire; they sustained no injuries. According to Berthoud Fire Investigator Lee Scott, the cause was accidental due to a  boiler malfunction on the west inside wall of the structure. There was not a sustainable amount of ... Full Story

Berthoud Artist Creates Lasting Legacy with Street

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Renowned public artist Rafe Ropek created the 14 medallions adorning Mountain Avenue’s street corners. Ropek’s artwork can be found throughout the state of Colorado as well as many other areas of the United States including Utah, Texas and Pennsylvania. Some well-known Colorado pieces are the “Sun Fountain” at the Municipal Center in Aurora, the Colorado Symbols fence at the State Capital in Denver and benches and railings for T-REX light rail also in ... Full Story

Berthoud Educators Celebrate Amazing 40 Years of

Lynda Weber and Frank Locker met and fell in love while attending college in Greeley. (more…)

Rimsky-Woods Engagement

Paul and Teresa Rimsky of Berthoud announce the engagement of their son, Brett William Joseph Rimsky, to Bailey Ann Woods. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dan and Janet Tahir, of Parker. She graduated from Chaparral High School in Parker in 2004; and from the University of Wyoming in May 2008, with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She teaches kindergarten at Jefferson Elementary in Greeley. The groom-to-be attended school in Berthoud and graduated from Berthoud High School in ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Feb. 5, 2009

Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire located on Weld County Road 7 and E. Highway 56.  Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 BFPD responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 25 at mile marker 250. The fire was extinguished before reaching the passenger compartment. There were no injuries. Interstate 25 was temporarily closed for this incident. The source of ignition is undetermined at this time. BFPD responded to a reported barn fire on Getaway Dr. early Tuesday morning. Upon ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 5, 2009

Sunday, Jan. 18 Another case of hit and run was reported in the 1300 block of N. Fourth St. It appears the suspect vehicle struck the driver’s side rear fender of a 1998 Toyota Camry while backing of the adjacent parking space and left the scene without leaving any identifying information. Monday, Jan.19 A resident of the 800 block of Bruce Ave. reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole his Cobra radar detector which was in plain sight on the dash. There are no known ... Full Story

Obituary: Peter Marks, Bertha Lincoln, Manuel Lujan

Peter Taylor Marks Loveland resident Peter Taylor Marks passed away unexpectedly at McKee Medical Center in Loveland on Friday, Jan. 30, 2009. He was 63 years old. Known to his friends as “Pete,” Marks was born July 25, 1945 in Staten Island, N.Y., to Cornelius and Helen (Barber) Marks. He grew up in New York and New Jersey. On June 11, 1977, he married Carol M. Ronchi in Point Pleasant, N.J. Talented with his hands from a young age, Marks worked as a diesel mechanic for Yellow Freight and ... Full Story

Sadlo All Systems Go at Fort Morgan

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder FORT MORGAN — Graeden Sadlo wasn’t 100 percent, but with the regional wrestling tournament coming up Valentine’s Day weekend, the senior 125-pounder needed the mat time. He might not be physically ready thanks to the bursitis in his right knee — a situation he’s dealt with since the 4A state tournament last February — but he was still good enough Thursday night, Jan. 29, to help Berthoud score a 41-30 victory over the host Mustangs. “I wanted ... Full Story

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