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Archive for February, 2009

Obituaries: LeRoy Graves, Willard Graves

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 ... 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

Letter to the Editor: Feb. 12, 2009

Supporting Berthoud I am writing this because I’m concerned about the town of Berthoud. In the past few weeks, we’ve lost two more businesses (that I know of) with the Wayside Inn and the Video Library both shutting their doors. I’ve been disappointed that neither of our “local” papers have had any stories about these business closures (maybe I’ll be proven wrong this week). The only way I knew these businesses were closed was by physically seeing for myself that they were gone. ... Full Story

Wayside, Keep Sharp Closing Doors

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder The lights along Berthoud’s downtown stretch of Mountain Avenue are a little darker now that not one, but two of Berthoud’s favorite establishments have closed. (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…)

BFPD Responds to Commercial Fire

Berthoud Fire Protection District responded to a commercial fire alarm at 8:51 a.m. at Rocky Mountain Sustainable Enterprises, a business specializing in converting vegetable oil into fuel for vehicles. There were two employees present at the time of the fire; they sustained no injuries. According to Berthoud Fire Investigator Lee Scott, the cause was accidental due to a  boiler malfunction on the west inside wall of the structure. There was not a sustainable amount of ... Full Story

Berthoud Artist Creates Lasting Legacy with Street

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Renowned public artist Rafe Ropek created the 14 medallions adorning Mountain Avenue’s street corners. Ropek’s artwork can be found throughout the state of Colorado as well as many other areas of the United States including Utah, Texas and Pennsylvania. Some well-known Colorado pieces are the “Sun Fountain” at the Municipal Center in Aurora, the Colorado Symbols fence at the State Capital in Denver and benches and railings for T-REX light rail also ... Full Story

Berthoud Educators Celebrate Amazing 40 Years of

Lynda Weber and Frank Locker met and fell in love while attending college in Greeley. (more…)

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