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Archive for May 28, 2009

Solar Development Needs More Power

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder This year’s state legislative session saw a number of energy related bills being passed. Just last week, Gov. Bill Ritter signed House bills 1312 and 1126 along with Senate Bill 124 into law. The bills provide a variety of incentives: HB 1312 creates a loan program to help schools fund clean-energy projects, HB 1126 will allow local governments to provide incentives for companies installing solar water heaters, and SB 124 will let ranchers and farmers make ... Full Story

Decreased Berthoud Revenues Draw Concerns

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder While reviewing the Town budget for the first quarter, trustees asked questions and looked for possible solutions to dwindling revenues at the Tuesday, May 26 meeting. (more…)

School Board Approves Teachers, Daycare Programs for

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Teacher assignments and daycare programs for the coming year were among a long list of items the Thompson School District Board of Education approved at the Wednesday, May 20 meeting. (more…)

Mathena Left Speechless

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud Boosters and the cheerleaders joined forces to throw a big retirement party for Athletic Director, Rusty Mathena. The invitation said it was a surprise party and not to let him know. Considering that several hundred people were aware of the party for several weeks ahead of time the odds of keeping the secret were pretty low. The plan called for one of the cheerleaders to tell him there was an emergency in the new gymnasium and he need to come ... Full Story

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 ... Full Story

Broncos Legend Gradishar Addresses Graduates at BHS

Berthoud Recorder Staff Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud High School senior class held their Baccalaureate on Sunday evening. Following the invocation by Pastor Stephanie Munoz, teacher Ann Gonzales called the seniors to the stage for presentation and a blessing. (more…)

Mission Possible

Photo by Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder All three grades of the Turner Middle School Band performed at last Thursday’s band concert. The eighth-grade band donned dark glasses and played the theme from “Mission Impossible,” a tradition for its final concert.  Category:  News - School News Image:  Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home Lead:  None Sidebar Block:  0

Sign Up for 2010 Euro Trip

It's not too late to sign up for the Spain, France, Italy trip for the spring of 2010. The trip is being led by Barbara Boyd, Joan Fiene and Nancee Deason through EF Tours (Educational Foundation Tours). The trip will be May 25 to April 5, 2010.  Highlights of the trip will include visits to Rome, Florence, Pisa, the French Riviera, Madrid, and Barcelona. There are currently 24 students and adults from the Berthoud community who will be participating. For more information contact ... Full Story

'Pride And Prejudice' Spirited, Delightful

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder   Spirited, outspoken women and biting social commentary are the hallmarks of Austen's writing, and in Jon Jory's stage adaptation, nothing disappoints for both Austen fans and newcomers alike. OpenStage once more shows it mettle with clever staging and choreography, a perfectly simple set and engaging characters. They carry the 2 1/2-hour tale of the Bennet family with energy and intrigue from tip to tale. (more…)

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Fossil Creek a Bird

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder On a drizzly day, I drove to Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space between Loveland and Fort Collins. The weather was not great for hiking or gardening, but a short walk to view birds worked out just fine. This 843-acre site provides a haven for a large variety of bird species and other wildlife. Managed by Larimer County Natural Resources, the open space was created through a partnership with the City of Fort Collins. Last winter, I was able to ... Full Story

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