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Archive for June 18, 2009

Fit & Fun: Enjoy Summer's Bounty with …

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder Seasonal eating is good for us in so many ways. First, by eating foods that are in season, you are ensuring the greatest taste and nutritional benefit. Also, if you do eat seasonal foods, you are more likely to find those foods grown locally. That's good for you and for the environment. In Colorado, foods explode into season during the summer, but you have to wait until August to get all those great peaches, tomatoes and sweet corn. What is available ... Full Story

Art Center Presents Renowned Artist Seamus Berkeley

The Art Center of Estes Park will host a portrait painting demonstration by renowned artist, Seamus Berkeley on Sunday, June 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Some pieces of Berkeley’s work will be available for sale, including the portrait study done during the demonstration. (more…)

Bennet Staff to Hold Office Hours

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet's North Central regional staff will hold constituent office hours in Loveland on Thursday, June 25. The office hours are open to all members of the public who are experiencing difficulty with a federal agency or who would like to communicate information to Senator Bennet. Regional Director Meg Corwin and Regional Representative James Thompson will be at Municipal Building of the Loveland Civic Center Complex, in the Main Floor Conference Room, from 5 to 6 p.m. No ... Full Story

It's News to Me: Planning for our Water Future

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder It’s just a simple chemical compound — two molecules of hydrogen and one molecule of oxygen. But there’s no denying that water is our most essential natural resource. And it’s also one of the biggest concerns of Berthoud residents. In March of this year, Berthoud’s water attorney Paul Zilas stated that Berthoud has “one of the most reliable water portfolios on the Front Range.” While that is good news, recent discussions among the Board of ... Full Story

Around Town: Oh, That Honey Do List

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder I took advantage of the weekend to catch up on some of the outdoor “honey do” items. Cutting the grass was tops among those chores. You may have had the same problem, it seemed that every time I planned to do mow it would rain. By now, the grass was about 18 inches tall and pretty hard not to notice. Saturday was still a problem. Whenever I went outside the thunder would start. I did manage to do some repairs, jobs I could stop and seek shelter when the ... Full Story

Letters: June 18

Pasta the Magic Cure Young homeowners are juggling a mortgage, higher gasoline bills, rising utility costs, increased food expenses, outlandish auto insurance policies/car maintenance, skyrocketing family dental care, all done on the back of a paycheck that has stayed stagnant for the last three years or more. Forget scraping up the funds to pay for medical care for yourself or your family, that's if you like the warm fuzzy feeling you get from having a roof over your head in the summer, ... Full Story

Fire Beat: June 18

Monday, June 8 BFPD responded to a reported motor vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road 23 and County Road 8E. A bicyclist and a vehicle collided in the intersection throwing the rider from the bike. The patient on the bicycle was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call on Navajo Place for breathing problems. The patient was transported. Tuesday, June 9 BFPD responded to a three-vehicle accident on State Highway 56 and County Road 21. There was minor to moderate damage ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 18

Tuesday, June 9 Berthoud Police responded to a reported theft of sodas, juices, and other miscellaneous drinks missing from a vending machine inside a laundromat. The machine appeared to have been shaken and tampered with by unknown suspects. Dispatch received a call concerning a barking dog in 800 block of Fourth Street. The concerned party has reported previous complaints of the same incident. A man walking in the area of Eighth Street and Mountain Avenue found a yellow and black Dewalt ... Full Story

Plan Ahead for National Night Out

The 26th annual National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 4, and a number of homeowner associations and neighborhood and church groups are already planning events at their locations. For a description of the process go to www.NATW.org/nno/reg.html. Staff from the Larimer County Sheriff’s Department will also be available to talk about crime prevention and safety in each neighborhood. Last year, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office attended about eight events around the county. In Larimer ... Full Story

Obituary: Ronald W. Johnson

Ronald W. Johnson, D.D.S., 69, of Longmont, passed away Monday, June 15, at HospiceCare Center in Louisville. He was born May 28, 1940, in Denver to Lester L. and Virginia M. (Widdowfield) Johnson. Ronald graduated from Englewood High School in 1958, earned his undergraduate degree at University of Colorado-Boulder and graduated from the University of Nebraska School of Dentistry in 1965. He married Mary L. Kohlmeyer on Oct. 16, 1965, in Wymore, Neb. Dr. Johnson served in the Navy ... Full Story

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