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In the People Business: Josh Raymond

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Business: Phase IV Partners Title: Managing Director Services: Organizational development consulting – management assessment, strategic planning and executive coaching Family: 2 corgis – Jasper and Duncan, and Roxie the cat About Berthoud: Raymond has been in Berthoud for two years as of March. “It’s the perfect location, right in the Golden Triangle of Fort Collins and Boulder,” he said. And as a native of the big city, he is quick to add, ... Full Story

Take a Native Plant Master Course

Have you always wanted to learn more about the beautiful wildflowers that grow in Larimer County? Would you like to learn how to use them in your landscape or to distinguish natives from noxious weeds?  These are some of the skills that participants learn in the Native Plant Master Program, sponsored by Colorado State University Extension.  (more…)

Colorado Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program

The Colorado Agriculture and Rural Leadership (CARL) Program develops and enhances the leadership capabilities of diverse men and women committed to the future of Colorado's agriculture and rural communities. (more…)

Chamber Welcomes Dynamic Member

The Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed another new member, and new business owner Julie Haworth of Dynamic Floral Design. Pictured with Haworth (holding scissors) is (from left) Kim Bernhardt (Quick Print), Jerry Maxner (Brown & Bigelow), Barbara Mitteis (Ultimate Skin Care & Nutrition) and Kathy Knapp (Adams State Bank). Also present but not pictured: Marti Dietrich (Berthoud Recorder) and BACC Executive Director Don Dana.  Business After Hours: 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, ... Full Story

Girls' Night Out for Valentines

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Valentines is the season for romance indeed, but also, a little quality time with your best friends, great food and fun movies. Here are my picks for an evening out this week. Retro Bistro 535 Third Street, Berthoud (970) 532-4095 Hours: Monday to Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m. Price Buster Menu: Monday to Thursday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Valentine Special Prix Fixe Menu: Four Course $39.95/person Reservations are preferred. Retro Bistro may well be the mythical “great ... Full Story

Valentine Treat at the Rialto Theater

Three musical paths, four exceptional musicians, one unique musical experience! A Valentine’s Day mini-fest, soaked in Chicago Blues, sugar coated with virtuoso finger style guitar, gathered in a ribbon of Celtic charm! The Rialto Theater’s special presentation of Uncommon Bonds: A Concert, features Willson & McKee, Jaquie Gipson and Ken Saydak sharing the stage for an unforgettable performance designed to please Valentine sweethearts everywhere.   Uncommon Bonds: A Concert will ... Full Story

Unemployment Insurance-What Every Employer Needs to

The next session in this season’s series of Employers’ Roundtables, “Unemployment Insurance, What Every Employer Needs to Know,” is scheduled for Thursday morning, Feb.19, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., in the Columbine Room of the Fort Collins Lincoln Center. Presented by Dan Newman, Unemployment Insurance Hearing Officer at the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Newman will discuss what you need to know as the employer before you come to an Unemployment Insurance Hearing and how you ... Full Story

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Connecting to Nature in a

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder A few nice days, and I’m ready for spring to arrive. I’m ready to enjoy the warmth and the gift of new life. Going outside seems like a simple matter, but more and more, it is not on many children’s agendas. At a recent retreat for the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Program staff, we were asked to bring an object to represent our vision for the future of the Natural Areas Program. I told a story, with the help of Monopoly game pieces. The ... Full Story

Donnelly, Conway Get to Work on Transportation

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Two of the area’s newest elected officials, Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly and Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway jumped into their new roles by attending the February council meeting for the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization. Their February meeting was held at the Berthoud Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 5. The NFRMPO is a nonprofit public organization whose primary goal is “to enhance air quality and mobility among ... Full Story

Trustees Grant Appeals to Opt out of Historic District

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The Board of Trustees narrowly approved appeals from property owners who requested to be excluded from the downtown historic district with a 4-3 vote at the Tuesday, Feb. 10 meeting. (more…)

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