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Archive for April 9, 2009

Financial Assistance Extended for Organic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the timeline for Colorado companies to receive a reimbursement if they are certified as organic. The reimbursement is available to producers and handlers of organic agricultural products in Colorado for costs incurred in obtaining organic certification.      “This is a great opportunity for Colorado’s organic producers. This is an easy and convenient process that can help put funds back in their pockets,” said the ... Full Story

Meal Deal: Derby Grille

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Being tucked away in a row of offices on First Street at the east edge of town, The Derby Grille, owned and operated by Jennifer and Michael Sommers, may fly under the radar but it is well worth a visit if you crave juicy, grilled burgers requiring at least three napkins. (more…)

Dance Craze

The Barn Owls Dance Hall was busy last weekend. Saturday, the Berthoud High Honor Society hosted the Seniors Prom. The kids started slowly, but by the end of the evening several started to get the hang of ballroom dancing. According to Honor Society advisor Jane Ballard, the kids look forward to this event each year. Category:  News - Community News Image:  News Image:  News Image:  Long Description:  <p>Tom Jones and daughter Misty dance at ... Full Story

9Health Fair Coming: Do You Know Your Numbers?

By Claudia Todd Lions Club This April marks the 30th anniversary of the 9Health Fair and the 20 plus years that Berthoud Lions Clubs have hosted the fair at Berthoud High School. (more…)

Early Season Opportunities for Anglers

As springtime approaches and fisherman begin gearing up for the upcoming season, the Colorado Division of Wildlife reminds anglers that the 2009 license year began Wednesday, April 1. Under new regulations set by the Colorado Wildlife Commission, all annual fishing, combination fishing/small game licenses and habitat stamps are now valid from April 1 through March 31 of the following year. All 2008 annual fishing licenses expired on March 31, 2009. "The new spring start is a great reminder ... Full Story

Elder Elves Provide Safety Checks to Seniors in

The Senior Advocacy Foundation (SAF) is accepting applicants for their annual Elder Elves Program.  From May 2 to May 9, Loveland Fire and Rescue will visit the homes of eligible senior citizens to conduct home safety checks and provide crime prevention and safety tips.   The Elder Elves program is a Larimer County based outreach program sponsored by the Senior Advocacy Foundation. Elder Elves reaches out to mobility-limited seniors within in Larimer County to lend a helping hand and ... Full Story

Juvenile Justice System to be Discussed

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County, Civil Liberties Team, will host an informational meeting on the topic of juvenile justice Monday evening, April 13 at the Coloradoan Community Room, 1300 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins, from 7 to 9 p.m. Randall C. Lococo, Esq., a defense attorney with an emphasis on Criminal, Family, Juvenile Law and Mediation, and Robert Percifield, Esq., deputy district attorney in the juvenile division for the 8th Judicial District, will present an overview of ... Full Story

Town Board Examines Road Impact Fees

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder To provide funds for improving roads to accommodate anticipated Town growth, the Board of Trustees reviewed a proposal for updated impact fees along with a revised master street plan at the Tuesday, April 7 meeting. The Master Street Plan Update for the Town includes widening of State Highway 56 to four lanes from First Street to County Road 7 and extending Spartan Avenue from County Road 17 to U.S. Highway 287. Adding access ramps from Hwy. 287 to County ... Full Story

Thompson District Releases Internal Investigation

Outlines Staff Response to Alleged Hazing IncidentBy Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Findings from the Thompson School District’s internal investigation into how Berthoud High School staff handled a series of alleged hazing incidents have now been made available. The investigation, which was conducted upon request from outgoing BHS Principal Leonard Sherman, was conducted by Gene Alvine, the school district’s athletics and activities director. (more…)

New Water District Manager Brings City Experience to

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder After years of working in the utility department for the City of Fort Collins, Jim Hibbard said he is looking forward to working in a smaller organization as district manager for the Little Thompson Water District. “I like to be close to customers and employees,” he said.   Hibbard officially began his new position at the water district office Monday, April 6. “The first couple of days have been exciting,” he said. “There is an excellent staff ... Full Story

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