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Archive for March 19, 2009

Health Fair Appointments Still Available

Appointments are still available for people wanting to take advantage of low-cost blood screenings with the 2009 Loveland Community Health Fair. Appointments can be made by calling (970) 635-4181. (more…)

Lions Club News

By Curtis Wilson Lions Club District Governor, Dist. 6-NE After faithfully pursuing the possibilities for a large enough space in Berthoud for our 29th annual Reverse Raffle fundraiser, the committee decided to hold the event on April 27 at the Grace Place Church, 250 Mountain Ave. The meal will be a prime rib dinner at the same price as in previous years, $60 per couple. The 100 ticket holders will have a chance to win the $1,000 grand price plus a chance at the approximately 50 door ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Equinox Sunsets Mark Due West in the

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Friday, March 20, 2009 The March equinox — when the sun crosses celestial equator, moving from south to north — happens today according to U.S. clocks. It happened at 11:44 Universal Time, or 5:44 a.m. Mountain Standard Time this morning for us in the Rocky Mountains. (more…)

Fire Beat: March 19, 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for March 9-15 Tuesday, March 10, 2009 BFPD responded to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 252. There were no injuries. BFPD was called to a single-vehicle rollover accident on WCR 8E. Upon arrival, the vehicle was found lying on its top. There were no injuries. Wednesday, March 11 BFPD responded to a grass fire near Yellowstone Road and 83rd St. Upon arrival, a smoldering fire was found with a few hot spots in ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 19, 2009

Tuesday, March 10 A single car accident on Highway 56 near Pyramid Peak Ave. caused no injuries to the young driver. The 18-year-old Berthoud driver stepped on the brakes when he saw the 45 mph sign east of Town and began to slide on the snow-covered roadway. The sliding was stopped by a Qwest power pole. The pole was leaning but still standing after the collision, but the car was damaged enough that it had to be towed. Police issued a summons to the owners of a six-month-old St. Bernard ... Full Story

Public Star Night on Friday at LTO

Friday, March 20, 2009  7:30-11 p.m.  Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave. at Berthoud High School Our guest speaker for Friday, March 20, is Dr. Andrea Schweitzer, one of our board members and a professional astronomer. This year is the International Year of Astronomy, celebrating 400 years since Galileo first looked through his telescope at the universe. Come learn what programs are happening locally and around the world, and how you can ... Full Story

Girls Golf Preview: Lady Spartans Bring Good Mix,

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder If Mike King’s looking for senior leadership to carry the Berthoud girls golf team this spring, he’s going to have a hard time finding it. That’s because the team doesn’t have any seniors. But the Lady Spartans head coach isn’t concerned. This year’s team isn’t lacking in potential. (more…)

BHS Notebook: Spartans Boys, Girls 800 Relay Teams

BRUSH — Berthoud’s 4x-200 boys relay team took first place, while Bryce Munoz and Joel Maly scored individual victories at Saturday’s Brush Invitational. The relay team won in a time of 1 minute, 35.51 seconds. Munoz took first place in the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 5.5 inches and Maly took top honors in the discus with a toss of 129-7.5. As a team, Berthoud finished second with 64 points — 17 back of first-place Fort Morgan. This came two days after a fourth-place finish at ... Full Story

Pickert Blocks Out Pain, Competes at NCAA Swim

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder When Minnesota State’s swimming season started Megan Pickert wasn’t expecting to compete at the NCAA Division II national championships in Houston. It was a goal, but probably not a realistic one until her junior or senior season. Last week, though, she proved even herself wrong. “When the season started going along, I was like, ‘Holy cow, I have a shot at going to national,’ ” said the 19-year-old Berthoud High School graduate. As it turned ... Full Story

1A Hoops Offers a Unique Style

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder GREELEY — Things I think I know after spending three days at the 1A state basketball championships at the University of Northern Colorado: McClave girls basketball coach Dick Peecher is going to die coaching. The high-strung coach leaves it out there game in and game out. He’s as good as handing out the praises for his team as he is in criticizing his team, the officials and, if he could, everybody else in the facility. All that and you’d never know ... Full Story

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