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Archive for May, 2009

An Evening With the Arts

Story and photos by Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Visitors were welcomed to the student art show as part of Berthoud High’s “Evening With the Arts” on Saturday, May 23. Above, BHS senior Ben Deeming exhibits the abstract and fractal artwork he creates using permanent markers, spray paint and ink. Below, Matthew Pond’s custom-made pens were among the many items for sale at the show. Students of all grades participated in the event, which showcased their talents. Also part of evening ... Full Story

1642: What’s Next?: Where’s the Honesty

1642: What’s Next?: Where’s the Honesty and Integrity?

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Memorial Day is one of those holidays that renews the vital foundations of America.  This year, the music, symbolism and reflection allowed me to reach a train of thought examining the foundational values and behaviors of honesty and integrity. The aftermath of the recent era of national elections has left me somewhat bewildered at how far America has moved from the high ideals of George Washington’s “I cannot tell a lie” and the esteem given to ... Full Story

Around Town: Quite the Hoopla

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder Watching more than a 1,000 motorcycles roll into town was quite a sight. They were not nearly as noisy as I had anticipated. This was the first time that the Realities For Children motorcycle poker run came through Berthoud and, of course, our first time to sponsor it. We were not quite sure what to expect. We were one of five stop over points on the ride and we wanted the riders to see what Berthoud has to offer and to enjoy their stop here. Thanks to the hard ... Full Story

Letters to the Editor: May 28, 2009

Overtaxed in Berthoud I read with dismay the notice that the Town Trustees will consider partnering with Xcel Energy to increase our energy bills by 3 percent, which will go to the Town. This, I assume is the same town that recently hosted a luncheon costing $2,200 paid with taxpayers money. We are simply overtaxed. Write to your town trustees at once to protest the Xcel Energy partnership. — Judy Lehn, Berthoud Gratitude to Berthoud I would like to thank all of the people that participated ... Full Story

The History Beneath Our Feet: An Artifactual Walking

By Andrew S. Nau Special to the Berthoud Recorder This exhibit consists of 27 individual display cases. Each case contains artifacts recovered from the roadbed and walkways of the Mountain Avenue reconstruction project of 2008. The backdrop in each case is a vintage photograph of the Berthoud area.       The collection process began in late July and ran through early December 2008. More than 1,100 items were recovered of which 418 were discarded after it was determined ... Full Story

Obituary: Cheryl Ann Scott

Cheryl Ann Scott, 55, of Fort Lupton peacefully passed away on May 20, in her home. She was born on April 7, 1954, in Chicago to Richard and Beverly Bacus. Scott graduated from Broomfield High School in 1972 and also attended the Barnes Business School in Denver. She was married to Karl E Scott on Sep. 25, 1976 and had two sons, Wesley Scott and Russell Scott. Scott is survived by her father Richard Bacus of Broomfield, her brothers, Steve Bacus of Las Vegas Nev., Phillip Bacus of Broomfield, ... Full Story

Obituary: Lillian R. Meade

Obituary: Lillian R. Meade

Assisted by Pathways Hospice and her daughter, Dorothy, Lillian R. Meade traveled a gentle passage through death into the presence of her Lord on Monday, May 25. A native of New Jersey, Meade move to Hobe Sound, Fla., from Toms River, where she lived with her second husband, F. Paul Meade, for 19 years before moving to Ocean Palms Independent Living in Stuart, Fla. There they enjoyed participating in all the activities for many more years. She was predeceased by her first husband, Edward H. ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 28, 2009

Tuesday, May 19 The two door-to-door Kirby vacuum saleswomen were gone from Pyramid Peak Street when police arrived. An after-hours call from the 600 block of Bristlecone Court advised of a flood in the backyard and bubbling along the property line. The caller believed it to be sewer water. Dispatch notified the appropriate Town department. According to the owner of the property at the corner of Bunyan Avenue and Second Street, the suspicious noise reported to police shortly before midnight ... Full Story

Fire Beat: May 28, 2009

Monday, May 18 BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center for an unconscious patient. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a grass fire on Highway 287 and County Road 6. A 10 x 10 fire was found smoldering in the irrigation ditch. The fire was extinguished. Tuesday, May 19 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on S. County Road 15 for diabetic problems. BFPD responded to a report for a burn that was threatening structures on High Mountain Drive. Upon arrival ... Full Story

Spring Sports Awards: BHS Pays Tribute to Athletes,

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder With another season of spring sports winding down, Berthoud High School held its 2009 spring sports award ceremony on Wednesday, May 20. For spring sports this year there have been many great accomplishments, such as sophomore Tanya Bezanson breaking the school’s shot put record, three girls from the golf team making it to state for the first time and the boys 4x100 relay team winning state. Although there are many people who have helped Berthoud’s sports ... Full Story

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