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Archive for February 5, 2009

Buzzer-Beating 3-Pointer Spoils Berthoud's Upset

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — Morgan Sibrel’s second 3-pointer of the game as time expired helped host Thompson Valley avoid an upset with a 35-32 victory over Berthoud in girls basketball action Tuesday night. (more…)

Main Street Program Seeks Berthoud's Unique

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Defining what makes Berthoud special and creating a relevant marketing slogan is a priority for those involved with the Main Street program. “That’s what is missing here … everything comes out of that,” said Main Street Director Eric Boyd during a discussion of the issue at the Jan. 29 board meeting. Boyd also said the state economic resource team that recently visited Berthoud also stressed the need for creating an identity for the downtown. ... Full Story

Mountain Avenue All Shook Up

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Drivers and businesses along Mountain Avenue experienced a little bit of déjà vu earlier this week when a stretch of the Town’s main thoroughfare between Sixth and Seventh streets was closed off for construction work. (more…)

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…)

Captain Berthoud Returns!

Tom Vaughn, museum director, stands next to the portrait of Captain Berthoud and artist Brenda Ferrimani, who originally painted the mural on the front of the museum. (more…)

Town Considers Junk Vehicle Ordinance

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Is half a Chevy pick-up truck, which has been sitting on residential property for 11 years, an eyesore requiring regulation by Town ordinance? (more…)

BHS Sophomore Golsan District Chess Champion for 2nd

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder On Jan. 24, the Berthoud High School and Turner Middle School chess clubs competed in the Thompson School District State Qualifying Chess Tournament. Four students from Turner Middle School competed in the grade 7–9 division. The Thompson School District tournament was created last year as a means for selecting a representative to send to the Colorado Scholastic Chess Association’s annual state chess tournament. This year there were 62 participants of ... Full Story

BHS Dresses Up to Help Local Food Bank

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Looking gorgeous enough to have attended one of Obama’s balls, 23 Berthoud High School students strolled down a lighted, T-shaped runway, and gave a professional model twirl to the flashing of cameras. (more…)

Grim Findings at School District Completes

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

BHSSE Continues to Make a Difference in the Community

By Kara Sawinska, Berthoud High Class of 2009 After giving away three scholarships to last year’s graduating seniors, the Berthoud High School Scholarship and Endowment Committee is determined to reach out to even more students this school year. To accomplish this, a group of Berthoud High School students, as well as local advisors, are asking for contributions of any amount from local residents and businesses. The money they collect will not only benefit the graduating Class of 2009 but ... Full Story

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