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Business Matters: Something's Brewing in Berthoud

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder     Over the past few years many Berthoud restaurants have come and gone: Piccabeans, Abeyta’s, Bacci’s and, most recently, The Wayside Inn. But in these days of economic downturn and empty storefronts, two guys with decades of business experience and passion for brewing craft beers are hoping to open a classic brewpub in Berthoud.     Berthoud resident Ken Mahannah, founder of Little Big Brewing (motto: “Little brewery, ... Full Story

CBS Channel 4's Beneman Talks News

Story and photo by Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder     Jim Beneman greeted his audience with irony and humor. “It’s nice to get back to a two-newspaper town again,” he said. Having the Rocky Mountain News close its doors in February means there is “one less voice” in the Denver metro community. But, he added, “Berthoud is lucky.” (more…)

Meal Deal: Subway Serves Healthy and Fast

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Fresh, toasted subs made to order, pizza with toppings of your choice, yummy soups, healthy salads and best yet — it’s fast and inexpensive. Subway, on the corner of Mountain Avenue and Third Street, offers 6-inch and 12-inch subs, cold or hot, piled with the ingredients you like, seven days a week. For a late dinner, it’s often the only place in town still open. (more…)

Volunteer of the Month: Martha Simmons a Dynamo in

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Berthoud resident Martha Simmons exudes warmth, humor, confidence and, more than anything, energy. For 30 years Simmons has been fundraising for non-profits, most notably as the executive director for the March of Dimes, executive director for the ALS Foundation’s Denver chapter and the executive director of the Limb Foundation. In the 14 years she has lived in Berthoud with her husband, Glenn Parker, and their daughter, 16-year-old Samantha, she has ... Full Story

Berthoud Day Pancakes on Their Way

Berthoud Boy Scout Troop 6 is proud to announce that preparation is under way for the annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser during Berthoud Days. (more…)

'Soiree Under the Stars' to Benefit

“A Soiree Under the Stars” is the theme of a very special event which will take place on Saturday, June 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Berthoud Inn & Events in Berthoud. The evening of fine dining and entertainment will benefit Dani’s Foundation, a Colorado nonprofit organization, which is working to find the cause and the cure for rare forms of pediatric sarcomas that are affecting and taking the lives of children and young adults. “A Soiree Under the Stars” is being hosted by the ... Full Story

Septic Permit Fees to Increase

Larimer County will raise the cost of septic permit fees as of June 1, according to the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The new fees were approved by the Board of Health at its May meeting. These increases comply with the Board’s direction that user fees, rather than taxpayer dollars, should cover most of the costs of services that benefit individual households and businesses. The new rates are: New Residential: $873 Vaults: $375 Minor Repair: $298 Major Repair: ... Full Story

Mission Accomplished! BHS Grads Climb Mountain of

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder To the delight of hundreds of parents, siblings, teachers and friends, the 2009 graduating class of Berthoud High School took the stage at Max Marr Field on Saturday, May 30 to receive their high school diplomas. Retiring high school principal Leonard Sherman, leaving BHS after 31 years of service, opened the ceremonies with an acknowledgement of the 64 senior scholars who were awarded, in total, more than $1.7 million in grants, scholarships and other ... Full Story

Town Board Considers Retail Incentives

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder A request from the Berthoud Village Shopping Center owners for tax incentives spurred an impassioned Town Board discussion on options for encouraging business growth at the Tuesday, June 2 meeting. (more…)

Markham Recognized by Coors, Set to Lead Berthoud Day

Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce     For 40 years, Bill Markham has been supplying Coors “Banquet” beer with the finest Rocky Mountain barley. He never imagined it would land him in a nationally-televised commercial. The Barley Connection Markham, his son, Brett, and his dog, Bear, are all featured in one of the new Coors “Banquet” spots that he himself debuted during the 2009 Miller-Coors Distributor Convention. (more…)

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