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Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2009

Thanks from Berthoud CARES On behalf of Berthoud CARES, we would like to thank those children and families of Berthoud who donated to the Kids Helping Kids Campaign during the month of February. Thanks to the generosity of many, $1,125 was raised to assist those children and families in need in our community.   During the month of February, students at each of Berthoud’s four public schools worked together in collecting change to seed the Kids Helping Kids Grant Fund, a local community ... Full Story

Engagement: Karen Jackson-Daryk Null

Mark Jackson of Berthoud, and Steve and Sue Moritz of Loveland are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Jackson to Daryk Null of Loveland. Null is the son of Jay and Beth Tamlin of Fort Collins.   Jackson attended Berthoud High School and is a 2002 graduate of Larimer County High School. She also attended Hair Dynamics. Null is a graduate of Poudre High School in Fort Collins and Aims Community College in Greeley. He currently works as a welder for Colorado Precast ... Full Story

Obituary: Frances Kramer

Frances “Fran” Kramer of Loveland died March 21, 2009 at Loveland Good Samaritan Village. She was 90 years old. She was born June 10, 1918 in Chicago, Ill. to Edward and Lena (Sweiter) Schlief. She married George Kramer on June 15, 1936 in Crown Point, Ind. George Kramer passed in 1988. The couple lived in the Denver area for a while, then moved to Homestead, Fla. where the lived for 20 years. They lived in Cody, Wyo. from 1989 to 1993; and have resided in Loveland for the past 16 ... Full Story

Fire Beat: March 26, 2009

Monday, March 16 BFPD assisted Berthoud Police with a hazardous material spill on 5th and Mountain. BFPD responded to a wildland fire entering in the area of Parrish Ranch Road. This wildland fire covered approximately 13 acres in the Rabbit Mountain Open Space. Berthoud responded with Hygiene and Boulder County Task Force.    Tuesday, March 17 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcyclist on I-25 @ mile marker 251. There were no injuries. Thursday, March ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 26, 2009

Tuesday, March 17 A resident of the 300 block of Turner Ave. reported that a neighbor came to his house and told him that his dog had attacked her dog two days before. He went on to say that she “threatened the lives of his dogs.” A passerby found a credit card in the hedgerow by the old rose farm and turned it over to the police. A caller reported a peacock 100 yards north of mile marker 325 on U.S. Highway 287. The peacock was not in sight when police arrived. Police arrested a Berthoud ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Heavenly Chariot Flies in West at

By Bruce McClure EarthSky Communications As darkness falls, there are several ways to distinguish the brilliant star Capella from the other bright stars in the western half of sky. Capella, the northernmost first-magnitude star, is the farthest bright star to your right as you’re facing west. Also, Capella looks yellow, like our sun. Moreover, Capella has a famous trio of starlets accompanying her, dubbed “The Kids.” This beacon star, high up in the west at nightfall, plunges downward ... Full Story

The Other Team: Berthoud High Student-Athletes Take

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder Walking down the halls of Berthoud High School, someone may notice a handful of students sporting other high school team’s gear and wonder why this might be. Some of Berthoud High’s students play on teams at other schools for various reasons, especially if their sport of choice is not offered at BHS. Senior Lynzi Maas, who is one of those student-athletes, swims for Mountain View High School in Loveland. She chose to swim for the Mountain Lions because ... Full Story

Eagles Embark on Trophy Quest

Colorado Nabs Governor's Cup, Awaits Playoff Foe By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder BROOMFIELD — Now the real season begins for the Colorado Eagles: 64 games are in the books. Colorado, winners of the Governor’s Cup for the third time after earning the best regular-season record in the league, will open the 2009 Central Hockey League playoffs at the Budweiser Events Center. The Eagles will host either Bossier-Shreveport or Rocky Mountain in the second-round series at the Budweiser ... Full Story

Lady Spartans Rev Up Offense for First Victory of

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder With their first game after the week-long spring break, the Berthoud Spartans’ girls soccer team kicked things up a notch. Though it didn’t score until the second half, Berthoud posted a 2-0 win over Frederick’s Warriors on Monday night at Max Marr Field for the Spartans’ first victory of the season. “It was nice to get the first win of the season. We had the run of play and Frederick (2-4) only threatened our goal a few times, but they played hard ... Full Story

What's Missing from NCAAs? A 'Dog

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder OK, I’ll openly admit that I didn’t watch much of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this past weekend. Usually, March Madness is a must-see on my sports calendar. Just like the Super Bowl, the BCS title game and the World Series, it’s a happening. But this year, I just didn’t have much interest, or time for that matter, to watch it. The way things turned out, I didn’t miss much. Where were the upsets? Where are all the Cinderella stories ... Full Story

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