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Archive for June 11, 2009

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…)

Morris Border Dancers

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Self-described as “a bunch of wild-eyed rascally hooligans who love to dance and cavort in public, to the sound of accordion, fife, and clashing sticks,” the Breathless in Berthoud Border Morris dancers delighted audiences at Berthoud Day with their colorful costumes and exuberance. (more…)

Outdoors Near Your Back Door: Take in the Vastness of

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder On a hike at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area this weekend, the Ram Nation drummers, composed of Native American CSU students, staff and community members, sent songs echoing through the hills from the picnic shelter below. I wondered how long it had been since this landscape had heard that music. A beautiful day, activities for visitors and wide open spaces to explore brought many area residents to the opening of this 20,000-acre site north of Fort ... Full Story

Our Natural World: Colorado's Botanical Symbols

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder The State of Colorado has three official botanical symbols: the State Flower, the State Tree, and the State Grass. Probably you can name the first two, but who knew we also have a State Grass? The State Flower is the white and lavender columbine, also called the Colorado columbine. Its scientific name is Aquilegia caerulea, and it belongs to the Ranunculaceae (buttercup family). Its distinguishing feature is a flower with a cluster of five ... Full Story

1642 “ What’s Next? Tests and

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder The books have been closed on another round of fall and winter. According to the calendars we’re still in spring. I wonder about that with the number of near-record-high-temperature days that have already passed. Still, the rains have been a benefit as the reservoirs are full, the ditches are flowing and the drought has officially been cancelled. While my farmer and rancher cousins and ancestors are pleased, the teachers are restless. High school ... Full Story

Around Town: Everyone Loves a Parade

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder I think the Chamber of Commerce folks breathed a big sigh of relief on Saturday night. Berthoud Day turned out very well. Good weather, a large crowd, a great parade and many activities kept everyone entertained. Kudos to the chamber for all the planning that made it all work so well. I started my day with the scouts' pancake breakfast and then headed over to Fickel Park for the big Habitat 5K race and then took a stroll down Second Street to look at the ... Full Story

Jabaily Scholarship a Community Legacy

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder      Dr. Joe Jabaily moved to the region in 1983, and made a lasting impression on northern Colorado that continues on even after his tragic death in 2004.     Neurologist, triathlete and Thompson School District advocate, Jabaily was running for State House District 51 for a second time when he was killed during a charity bicycle race. The local papers called it a tragic loss to the community.     Upon moving ... Full Story

Obituary: F. Donald McClain

Obituary: F. Donald McClain

Furman Donald McClain passed quietly in his sleep on June 2. He was born in the Village of Lombard, Ill., to Furman Delbert McClain and Muriel Hederich. Upon graduating from Union High School in Adams City, Colo., he joined the Navy in 1942. He then served on the Lexington, Enterprise and Ticonderoga ships, was a tail gunner on the SBD aircraft, fought in a commando unit in the South Pacific and saw action from the Admiralty Islands to Japan. A three-day rotation out of Saipan/Tinian put his ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 11

Tuesday, June 2 A woman doing her morning shopping at Hays Market left her purse in the shopping cart and it was gone when she returned to get it. Dispatch received a late evening call from a man with questions about bees. Wednesday, June 3 A Keep Circle resident reported a male on a dirt bike who rides in the area at high speed and does wheelies. He reported that the bike had been put away, but asked for police to be on the lookout. At the request of the Larimer County Sheriff’s ... Full Story

Fire Beat: June 11

Tuesday, June 2 BFPD assisted with a medical call on County Road 23E. Wednesday, June 3 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Dove Lane. Friday, June 5 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Weld County Road 10E. Saturday, June 6 BFPD responded to a medical call on Weld County Road 8 for a 13-year-old who had been thrown from a horse. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call on Bimson Ave. for a person with a head injury. The patient was treated and released on ... Full Story

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