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Archive for June 11, 2009

Robert Towles Tuning Up for a New Career

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder     After 20 years in the high-tech industry, Berthoud businessman Robert Towles is headed in a new direction, opening Allstate affiliate Eagle Insurance Agency, LLC in Loveland on June 1. “High-tech is not as much fun as it used to be, and I wanted something I enjoyed,” said Towles, who is returning to the insurance field after selling life insurance, working in the auto industry, pursuing a short career in the Marines and 19 years with ... Full Story

State News: Report: Green Job Growth Doubles Regular

A new report finds that clean energy jobs in Colorado have grown at a rate that is twice as fast as overall job growth. The report, by The Pew Charitable Trusts, finds that in 2007, the number of jobs in the sector had risen by more than 18 percent during the prior 10 years, to include more than 17,000 jobs in the state. (more…)

Scam Warning

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder A local business owner is urging others in the area to be aware of a potential scam involving National Online Pages and deceptive billing practices. (more…)

Shear Fascination

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder While most people were attending the Berthoud Day festivities at Town Park last Saturday, Barbara and Jay Byrd of Luna Nueva Ranch spent several hours during the day shearing the majority of their alpaca herd. The Byrds, along with alpacas from two other local ranches, brought in a shearing expert for the day to clip a total of over 40 animals. After the alpaca was secured into position on the barn floor with a system of ropes and pulleys, the shearer would ... Full Story

Justin L. Bauer Memorial Golf Tournament

Justin L. Bauer Memorial Golf Tournament,When: Saturday, Aug. 1, 8 a.m. shotgun start Where: Highland Meadows Golf Course Time: Cost: $360 per team / $90 per person (individuals will be paired to form 4 person teams) Format: 4-Person Best Ball All Proceeds go to the Justin L. Bauer Scholarship Fund Continental Breakfast will be provided Prizes awarded for: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Longest Drive Longest Putt Closest to the Pin Shortest Drive Highest Score     ... Full Story

Town Briefs: Grants, BATS Discussed

With the recent touchdown of tornadoes in nearby communities across the Front Range, Berthoud resident and business owner Scott Banzhaf asked officials at the Tuesday, June 9 Board of Trustees meeting (more…)

Town's Water a Top Concern

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder A report presented by the Utility Advisory Board at the Tuesday, June 9 Board of Trustees meeting highlighted the importance of managing Berthoud’s water resources in the coming years. Presented in part by UAB member Mike Cook, the report addressed three primary topics; to make sure the Town is making full use of the water it owns, to find additional ways to generate revenue from that water and to find ways to reduce the water enterprise’s ... Full Story

Economic Team Looking to Expand… Again

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Less than a month after the Berthoud Board of Trustees voted to approve increasing the number of members on the Berthoud Economic Resource Team to 12 voting members and five ex-officio members, the group is looking to expand their numbers once again. During the team’s monthly meeting, held at Town Hall on Monday, June 9, (more…)

ZARO Starts Up the Crowd

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder      Starting at the crack of noon, the jazz quartet ZARO kicked off the main stage entertainment at Berthoud Day with danceable, lunchable tunes in the park. Zach Rothenbueller on guitar, Andrew Vogt on sax, Roger Barnhardt on bass and Oscar Desoto on drums comprise the band, which boasts over a hundred years of musical experience. For front man Vogt, it began with Henry Mancini and the soundtrack to “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” but ... Full Story

A Town That Cares: Tinney Fundraising Effort

The Berthoud Blues vintage base ball team started the ball rolling at their Saturday game, and the community showed its strong support for Berthoud resident Ian Tinney. Now, the Berthoud Recorder joins Berthoud CARES in raising awareness and support for the Tinney family. (more…)

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