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Santos Resigns as Berthoud High Volleyball Coach

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Berthoud girls volleyball coach Mil Santos has resigned due to family reasons, school athletic director Rusty Mathena said Thursday. Mathena said that Santos turned in his letter of resignation last week. (more…)

New Interventional Radiology Suite at Longmont United

By Lizzy Scully Berthoud Recorder / Lyons Recorder On March 16, 2009 Longmont United Hospital (LUH) will begin accepting patients at its new 3,500-square-foot Interventional Radiology Suite. The suite took seven years to become operational, from its inception to completion, and is located in the old emergency department. The new suite is much larger, has more technologically advanced equipment, and includes five rooms – the pre- and post-patient care rooms, the exam room, the reading room, ... Full Story

The Key to Your Healthy Heart

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder February is American Heart Month and with all of the paper, chocolate and balloon hearts filling the stores that really comes as no surprise. But American Heart Month is about a far more important heart than the one you give to your sweetie, it’s about that all important muscle that keeps us breathing, walking and participating in our lives. Think worrying about heart health is something you can put off until you get “older” or is something only men ... Full Story

Twelve Things Not to Say to the Terminally Ill and

By Judy K. Underwood, Ph.D. Sadly, every one of us will at some time in our lives have a loved one or a friend who is terminally ill. Understandably, few will actually be prepared for this situation. (more…)

Frontier Therapy Center

By Megan Reece Berthoud Recorder / Lyons Recorder The building is an island; not only in its location in Longmont, but in the services it offers. Frontier Therapy Center of Longmont, combined with The Peaks Care Center, is the only short-term stay therapy center between Denver and Loveland, according to Jean Mendez. “We’re really lucky,” she says of the new Frontier Therapy Center, which opened right before Christmas, and is already receiving glowing feedback. (more…)

Hoffman-Stroh-Wynn Barn Survives Good and Bad Times

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder Purchased by Henry Hoffman on March 13, 1907, the Hoffman-Stroh-Wynn barn wasn’t part of the original farm or farm activities. Hoffman began his long journey to Berthoud many years earlier though. He was born Oct. 9, 1873 in Frank, Russia, where he grew up and then married Marie Elizabeth Spieren on January 28, 1892. (more…)

Historic Preservation Commission Chairman Resigns

Board’s Decision on Opt Outs Forces ChangeBy Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Expressing sadness over the Town Board decision on Feb. 10 allowing five downtown properties to be excluded from the historic district, Chairman Sue Brungardt has resigned from the Historic Preservation Commission. (more…)

District Investigating Handling of Hazing Case

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The Thompson R2-J School District has launched an internal investigation into the handling of a series of alleged hazing incidents at Berthoud High School, according to school Principal Leonard Sherman. (more…)

Political Briefs

By Recorder Staff Nikkel to Meet in BerthoudState Rep. B.J. Nikkel will be conducting a series of town hall meetings to meet her constituents while traveling around House District 49 on Saturday, Feb. 21. Her first stop will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Berthoud Community Library, 236 Welch Ave. She has invited State Sen. Kevin Lundberg (Dist. 15) to join her. Rep. Nikkel will also be visiting Wellington, Windsor and Red Feather Lakes. (more…)

Ivy Stockwell Third Grade Showcase

Music teacher Mark Johnson leads Ivy Stockwell third-graders along the trail in their “Livin’ Out West” showcase on Feb. 12. Parents and grandparents delight in watching and listening to the students play their horns and sing the songs of the West. The singing is only part of the showcase program and artwork adorned the hallways of the school. Homeschooling: A Growing National Trend By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) ... Full Story

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