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Mobleys to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Lloyd and Linda Mobley will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19, 2009. They met at Azars Big Boy Restaurant in Denver where they both worked. They were married in 1969 in Redondo Beach, Calif. at the home of Lloyd’s mother, Dorothy. Before settling in Berthoud, they also lived in Denver, Alamosa, Loveland, California and Oregon. (more…)

Fire Report: Feb. 19, 2009

Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 BFPD responded to Windermere Road for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival a grass fire was found up against a barn as well as many small fires throughout the surrounding fields east of the residence. Loveland Fire also responded and helped extinguish spot fires east of the area. The source of ignition was determined to be from a 55-gallon drum that had a fire in it, which was extinguished the day before. Due to early morning winds, the barrel blew over scattering a few ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 19, 2009

Thursday, Feb. 12 Police responded to the area of Sixth St. Court and Bunyan Ave. to check on the welfare of a tan Corgie chained up at a residence. The caller said the dog is always chained up at this location and has no shelter or way to get out of the snow. The officer determined that the chain was long enough to allow the animal to get out of the snow and that it was able to go inside at night. A short time later another caller also reported a small Chihuahua running northbound in the same ... Full Story

Obituaries: Kay Carter, Donna Klump

Kay A. Carter Kay Adele Carter of Berthoud, passed away at McKee Medical Center Hospice Care Center on Feb. 12, 2009. She was 69 years old. Born to Chester Ellenberger and Viola Smith Ellenberger in Grand Island, Neb. on Dec. 18, 1939, she grew up in Fort Collins, graduating from Fort Collins High School in 1958. Carter worked as a secretary/paralegal for over 18 years in Berthoud and served on the planning commission for Larimer County. Besides her love for law, she equally loved her family. ... Full Story

Guest Editorial: The Wayside: An Insider's Look

By PJ DiPentino Special to the Berthoud Recorder In the current state of economic woes, business closures are not uncommon. For me the closing of the Wayside Inn really hit home. I started my relationship with Chef Jeremy and Deb when they first opened the doors. My wife Lexi was on the original team, and I joined the crew about 18 months ago as a prep cook. The excitement of being a part of the Wayside staff and training with Chef was an eye-opening yet gratifying opportunity. I rarely came to ... Full Story

Hazing Leaves 'Black Eye' on Athletics

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Shirley Gray knows a thing or two about coaching high school wrestling. He did so for 28 years, starting in 1967. But the former Culpeper County (Va.) High School coach said he never had to deal with an incident such as the hazing case now hanging over Berthoud High School. “I never had a case. Number one, I wouldn’t have allowed it,” said Gray, who coached wrestling until 1993 and is still the school’s boys’ golf coach. “The kids that I’ve ... Full Story

Happy Birthday, Mr. Darwin

Happy Birthday, Mr. Darwin By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder Feb. 12, 2009, was the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist whose most famous publication, “On the Origin of Species,” revolutionized the sciences of biology and paleontology. It was first published in 1859, so this year is the 150th anniversary of that landmark book. Its full title is “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the ... Full Story

Salomonson Fire More Than Planned

A controlled ditch burn at the Salomonson farm on Tuesday afternoon burned a little more than planned. After jumping the ditch the fire spread quickly to approximately four acres of dry grass before the Berthoud fire fighters from nearby Station 2 arrived to help extinguish the flames. Category:  News - Local News Image:  News Image:  Category Lead:  Category Primary Featured Story Home Lead:  Home Page Primary Featured Story

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…)

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