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Archive for May 28, 2009

'A Good Soldier and A Good Friend': A

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder My father died of starvation on a death march in Nazi Germany near the end of World War II. He was one of many thousands of soldiers who lost their lives while serving their country in the military. While victory celebrations were beginning in May 1945, wives and families who had lost husbands, sons and brothers were immersed in grief. My mother and paternal grandmother were among the mourners, after receiving the news of my father’s death in June of that ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Moon's Dark Side not Synonymous

By Bruce McClure and Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Thursday, May 28, 2009      The moon is still a waxing crescent in the evening sky. It’s moving toward the first quarter phase, which will come on May 31.      At tonight’s phase of the moon, we see a nearly half illuminated lunar disk. Slightly more than half the moon appears engulfed in shadow. Yet the moon has a “day side” and a “night side” just as Earth does. We on Earth say that ... Full Story

United We Paint Nominations for Home Makeover

Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union is teaming up with the United We Paint Coalition to donate a free home makeover to a Larimer County resident on July 25. UWP and AAFCU will award beautification services including painting, landscaping, and exterior renovating to a disadvantaged homeowner in Larimer County.    They are now accepting nominations for homeowners throughout Larimer County. Residents are encouraged to nominate seniors, military families, and disadvantaged families in ... 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

View From the Sidelines: Wrestling Fans Floored by

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder An open letter to Stan Kroenke, Paul Andrews and the management staff of Denver’s Pepsi Center: Nearly two weeks ago, your beloved Denver Nuggets found out that they would be playing the Los Angeles Lakers in this year’s NBA Western Conference Finals. Thus, the league set forth the game schedule with one major snafu. The league scheduled Game 4 for the Pepsi Center on Memorial Day night, but there was a hitch. World Wrestling Entertainment already had ... Full Story

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