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Archive for March, 2009

Fire Report: March 5, 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Feb. 23-Mar. 1 Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 BFPD responded to a medical call on Indiana Ave. for a person complaining of breathing problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009 BFPD responded to a grass fire on CR 36 and CR 1. This was an approximate one-and-a-half acre grass ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 5, 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 24 An 18-year-old Berthoud High School student was charged with assault after punching a 16-year-old boy in the face while they were in the school parking lot. Angry because of the theft of his radar detector, the older boy had been told that it had been taken by the younger boy and accosted him in the parking lot, allegedly knocking him the ground and punching him in the face. The appearance of the injuries was severe enough that the paramedics advised his mother to take him to ... Full Story

Letters To The Editor: March 5, 2009

Facts on Evolution In response to the letter from Mike Zavednak (Feb. 26 issue), “Our Natural World” columnist Doug Nichols writes: Several points must be raised about Mr. Zavednak’s letter because, although I am sure it was heartfelt, it was inaccurate and misleading. First and foremost, evolution is an observable fact of nature, from microbes to stars. (If so inclined, some might choose to interpret this as the way God made the universe.) Second, Mr. Zavednak’s statement about no ... Full Story

Looking Back, Way Back

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder Nostalgia is defined as a mixed feeling of happiness, sadness and longing when recalling the past. Thanks to John Hawley over at High Country Proco, I had some nostalgia this week. John sent me a Power Point file called “Close Your Eyes” which asked you to go back, way back as it described times before cell phones, the internet and even before television. It recalled when we, as kids, played outside with our friends and sat on the front porch on hot ... Full Story

SPRING PREVIEW: BHS Track and Field

It’s All in the Numbers If nothing else, Colby Schultz has to like what he sees every time the Berthoud track and field coach shows up at practice. It doesn’t have to be what his athletes are doing. It’s just the sheer number of them there. With a team of more than 60 student-athletes out this year — more than double last year’s total of 31 — the Spartans, if for no other reason, have to be considered a surprise team in the 4A Northern Conference this year. “Last year, we had ... Full Story

Times Flies for Spartans Sports

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder I was out hanging at a park in downtown Denver on Saturday afternoon with my sons and as we walked back to the car it dawned on me. The next day was March 1. Let me repeat that, March 1. By gosh, where has the school year gone? It seemed like just yesterday we were just talking about Jordan Major, Bryce Munoz and company vying for a repeat as 3A state football champions. We were talking about Mil Santos’ girls’ volleyball team making another run at a 4A ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Eagles Nab Sixth Division Banner

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — The Colorado Eagles captured their sixth Northwest Division title despite a 4-3 shootout loss at the Mississippi RiverKings on Saturday night. Colorado was the first team in the Central Hockey League to secure a playoff spot and the second team, behind the Odessa Jackalopes, to win a division title. The Eagles wrap up their regular season March 21. Playoff dates and opponents will be announced as soon as possible. Against the RiverKings, Colorado took a 3-1 lead into the ... Full Story

This Can't Be Opera!

What: Loveland Opera Theater’s production of “Elixir of Love,” directed by Juliana Bishop Hoch and Brian Clay Luedloff When: Friday, Mar. 6 and Saturday, Mar. 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Mar. 8 at 2:30 p.m.; informal talks before performances at 6:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Where: The Rialto Theater, 228 E. 4th St., Loveland. Tickets: www.ci.Loveland.co.us/Rialto Information: www.FortNet.org/LOT Two alternating casts perform Opera is not for everyone, and I'm not going to pretend it is, but for ... Full Story

Town Board Renews Administrator's Contract

Following a brief study session, the Berthoud Board of Trustees agreed to renew Town Administrator Jim White's contract. The decision was reached following more than two hours of closed door discussions. Additional details will follow as they become available. Category:  News - Local Category Lead:  Category Primary Featured Story Home Lead:  Home Page Primary Featured Story Sidebar Block:  sidebar block item?

Earth & Sky: Whimsy in the Sky: Moon and Venus

By Deborah Byrd Here’s the most delicate and winsome scene you’ll see in the sky all this month – maybe all this year. It’s the brightest planet Venus – now only a few days past being at its very brightest for this evening apparition – near the waxing crescent moon in the evening sky. Of course, Venus and the moon aren’t really near each other in space. I’ve heard this sort of celestial scene described as being no more meaningful than if, for example, you were walking down a ... Full Story

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