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Archive for June 11, 2009

U.S. Healthcare Costs: What Solutions Reflect American

Dr. Bernard Birnbaum presents "Why Does U.S. Health Care Cost So Much and What Solutions Reflect American Values?" on Tuesday, June 16, 7:30 to 9 p.m., 505 N. Cleveland Ave., Loveland. The movie, "Health, Money and Fear" will also be shown, followed by a discussion.      The event is part of the 2009 “Explorations, Visions and our Future” series, sponsored by the Larimer County Democratic Party.      Birnbaum is a family physician and faculty member ... Full Story

Letters: June 11

Kudos for Generosity Kudos goes out to Darrel Watson who ran the barbeque stand at Berthoud Days. The proceeds are going to the Habitat for Humanity. He organized the booth, paid for all the food, cooked and served it as well. He is donating all of the money to the Habitat. — Ginny Auserehl, Campion Category:  Voices & Thoughts - LTEs Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home Lead:  None Sidebar Block:  0

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

Earth & Sky: Ophiuchus and the Serpent

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Thursday, June 11, 2009 Hopefully, you’ll have a dark, country sky for today’s view. If so, you might catch a glimpse of the constellation Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer. Its head is marked by the star Rasalhague. (more…)

Space Etiquette Talk at Little Thompson on June 19

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory is Friday, June 19, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. The LTO is located at 850 Spartan Ave. at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school); directions are posted on the Web site at www.starkids.org. Guest speaker for this Friday is Dr Suzanne Metlay, who will talk about  “Bad Behavior in Space” — Why we need rules of the road for satellites and a code of conduct for space-farers. Satellites crash into each other, astronauts hide ... Full Story

Group Publishing Taking Apps for Community Service

For the 14th year in a row, Group Publishing is giving away cash awards to a variety of Northern Colorado charities. Every year, Group gives a portion of its profits back to the community. Since 1997, Group has donated more than $560,000 to non-profit organizations in Northern Colorado through Group’s Community Service Awards. This year Group will award $61,000 to various organizations. All nonprofit organizations (as certified by the IRS) that provide services in Northern Colorado are ... Full Story

Youth 411: A 'Wheel' Good Time

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder When I was ten years old my Mom struggled to keep my brother and sisters occupied with little money. Fresh off of a divorce from my father, she often found herself with limited finances. Birthdays and Christmases were tight, but somehow we always seemed to get by. One year I awoke at Christmas and was surprised at what I found under the tree. It was a unicycle. (more…)

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