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Archive for May 14, 2009

Bow-Wow Meow Fairy Tail Villa

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder For most people pets are like members of the family and dropping them off at a kennel can be a bit heart wrenching. At the Bow-Wow Meow Fairy Tail Villa, boarded pets are treated to all comforts of home. Jessi Wolf, who owns and operates Bow-Wow Meow, has been grooming dogs for the last nine years, but since August 2008 also offers boarding in the charming cottage on First Street. Wolf grooms cats (one day each month — no dogs allowed), ferrets and guinea ... Full Story

Meal Deal: New China Chan

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Have a hankering for Chinese food? Look no further than Fifth Street and Welch Avenue. Family owned and operated, New China Chan restaurant has been serving Asian food to the Berthoud community since 1995. Owner and manager Chanrith Oum says they not only prepare popular Chinese dishes such as sesame chicken, orange chicken and chow mein, his wife has expertise in preparing Thai, Japanese and Vietnamese dishes as well. “If you call us ahead of time we can ... Full Story

Mueller and Associates Cut Ribbon

Berthoud Area Chamber Champions welcome new members Teresa, center, and Paul Mueller, left of center, with a ribbon cutting in Fickel Park, Thursday, May 7. (more…)

Brookside Opening

Standing on the stone bridge over the waterfall stream at the new Brookside Event Center and Spa, Barb Mitteis, Tanaia Bebo and Kathy Burcham watch as Aaron and Christie Lasko help Larry Bebo cut the ribbon at Saturday’s grand opening. As part of the festivities, visitors to the Brookside Event Center open house were treated to a performance of dancing dragons and Chinese music as well as more traditional fare from Berthoud guitarist Brandon Sipes. Photos by Gary ... Full Story

Mystery Solved!

CoCo Chanel, aka Sara Wright, Bessie Smith (Elizabeth Pugh) and Isadora Duncan (Laura Hargett) ponder the clues in the murder mystery “Poetic Justice,” a Berthoud by the Book event at the McCarty-Fickel Home last Friday. Who murdered H.G. Wells by covering the bathroom with bath oil so he would slip and hit his head, allowing the murderer to stuff a rubber duck down his throat? Which of the guests, time transported from the 1920s, could have done this? With 17 suspects to question, the ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 14, 2009

Tuesday, May 5 Police made 10 traffic stops during the day, responded to juveniles hanging out behind the Pizza Hut all day. The CEO also tried to capture two dogs running loose on Highway 56 just east of First Street. The dogs belonged at 110 Welch Ave and the owner was cited for dogs at large. Wednesday, May 6 Police had to tell juveniles on skateboards to leave the school grounds at Berthoud Elementary and soon after that the officer contacted more juveniles at Fickel Park and told them ... Full Story

Youth 411: The Power of Volunteers

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder      For the past two weeks I have been busy building a BMX racetrack at the Loveland Boys and Girls Club. This track has been in the making for the past six months and marks the beginning of a great national program. The Larimer County Boys and Girls Club will have the first-ever sanctioned BMX track in the country. This alone is great news for the two organizations, but how it got done is the real story.  In today’s stressed ... Full Story

Fire Beat: May 14, 2009

Tuesday, May 5 BFPD responded to a grass fire on CR 12. The fire crew assisted with an unauthorized burn, which had gotten out of control. The owner was advised to have a burn permit for future burning. Wednesday, May 6 BFPD assisted TVEMS and Berthoud Police with a medical call on S. CR 17. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a complaint of burning in town on S. Third Street. The owner was advised that open burning in town was illegal. The fire was extinguished. Thursday, May ... Full Story

Obituary: Evelyn Pfenning

Evelyn “Evee” Pfenning, 83, of Loveland, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 6, at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. Born in rural Mead on Sept. 15, 1925, to Emanuel E. and Katherine Mary (Sterkel) Zoller, Pfenning attended the rural Red Rock School and then in 1934, the family moved east of Berthoud in Weld County, where she attended Sunny Side School through the eighth grade. She later graduated from Johnstown High School in 1943. After marrying Clarence Pfenning ... Full Story

Wild West MS Walkabout: 3 Days, 50 Miles

Register now for the challenge of a lifetime and a weekend you will never forget! Join us August 21-23 in Fort Collins for the fourth annual Wild West MS Walkabout in support of those who live with multiple sclerosis. This memorable event will raise funds to fight MS, increase public awareness and promote health and fitness. As a walker, you can make a life-changing journey and help bring us closer to a cure! Last year’s Walkabout raised over $80,000 to support the local research efforts ... Full Story

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