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Archive for February 12, 2009

Town Administrator Completes Intensive Training

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Regular visitors to Town Hall or attendees at any one of the regular weekly meetings may have noticed the absence of Town Administrator Jim White, who was attending the Rocky Mountain Program in Colorado Springs. Offered by the University of Colorado at Denver, the intensive, week-long leadership program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. White attended the 2009 winter session, which was held from Jan. 29 through Feb. 5 at the Cheyenne Mountain Conference ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Greatest Elongation Puts Mercury in

By Bruce McClure EarthSky Communications Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009 Mercury, the innermost planet, is often too close to the sun to be visible. However, this world will swing to its greatest elongation west of the sun tomorrow, so it’s now possible to catch Mercury in the eastern sky before sunrise. Mercury can be seen with the eye alone, but binoculars help to pick Mercury out of the twilight glare. (more…)

Growing Interest @ your library

By Dulcie Brown Assistant Director BCLD The Berthoud Community Library District is changing and working hard to meet our community’s needs. We are continuing to evolve and find new and interesting ways to meet the ever-growing demands of our patrons. Just to give you an idea of how we have grown this last year: (more…)

Scouting for Food

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts will be collecting canned and non-perishable food on Saturday, Feb. 28 beginning at 9 a.m. The Scouts will be going door-to-door in every neighborhood in town, as well as in some rural areas outside of Berthoud (more…)

Obituaries: Feb. 12, 2009

LeRoy Graves LeRoy Graves of Hygiene died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009 at Longmont United Hospital. He was 92 years old. Born in Longmont to Charles Roscoe and Mabel Meta (Molsberry) Graves, he grew up on a farm west of Berthoud where his family moved when he was very young. All his life he loved farming and when people remarked on observing his overalls that he must be a farmer, he would reply “and proud of it.” Graves graduated from Berthoud High School in 1934 and married Ruby Hall on Dec. ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 12, 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 3 Police assisted Berthoud Fire at 211 Versaw Ct. Fire investigators said the fire was most likely caused by a faulty boiler. Two employees got out of the building without injuries. Police responded quickly to a call of suspicious circumstances at Berthoud High School. Apparently several juveniles may have been boxing and were observed putting the gloves in a bag after which they ran away. Wednesday, Feb. 4 Police responded to two cold thefts. A bicycle was reported stolen at ... Full Story

Fire Report: Feb. 12, 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Feb 2-8 Feb. 2, 2009- BFPD responded to E. Highway 56 to assist with a controlled burn. Feb. 2, 2009- BFPD assisted with a walk-in patient who had accidentally cut his left hand/wrist area. When TVEMS arrived the patient was loaded for transport. Feb. 3, 2009- BFPD responded to a grass fire in the SE corner of the Rainbow Lake area on N. County Road 23. This was an unauthorized controlled burn. Feb. 3, 2009- BFPD responded to a ... Full Story

Legal Notices: Feb. 12, 2009

NOTICE OF Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of McIntyre Lateral Ditch Company Meeting will be held at the office of The Handy Ditch Co; 502 2nd St. Unit 2; Berthoud, CO on Sat. February 21, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. for the purpose of electing board of directors for the ensuing year, and to transact any other business that may properly come before the meeting. Brad Johnson, Vice President. If you have any questions, please call Lisa Butler at (970) 532-4613 LGLB2009-8 Published in the Berthoud ... Full Story

A Boy's Story

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder Building and operating the BMX facility in Town has introduced me to a lot of great families and kids. One child who comes to mind is 12-year-old Austin Odell from Berthoud. We all know kids like Austin. He is a motivated, hard working young man who is never at a loss for words. He showed up at the track the first day of construction and is often seen riding his bike around town. It did not take long for me to realize this skinny little guy was the brunt ... Full Story

I Agreed, to This?

Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Maybe it was just the influence of the weekend, or that I had already completed a busy Saturday, but I’ve recently had another of those “I can’t believe I agreed to this…” experiences. It all started off innocently enough, and I was sure I had set a fair and reasonable agreement. But, I’m still learning that even these protective measures are not always true when combining the plans of teenagers with the master designs of the “coastie” developers ... Full Story

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