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Archive for June 25, 2009

Business Matters: C&T Custom Fabrication Tops on

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder For two guys who started out hand-cutting metal with blowtorches in a garage, they aren’t doing too shabby. Cameron Mattie and Terry Dettman, owners and managers of C&T Custom Fabrication, now operate in an 11,000 square-foot warehouse with state-of-the-art equipment. (more…)

Weedin Insurance Agency All in the Family

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder When your family has been in business as long as Eric Weedin’s has your clientele is often built on generations of trust. “I have people coming in all the time saying, ‘hey, your Dad was my wrestling coach’ or ‘my parents bought insurance from your grandfather,’” said Weedin. Weedin Insurance Agency was started by his grandfather in Loveland in 1956 and has served this area ever since. This month marks the 10-year anniversary for the Berthoud ... Full Story

County Briefs: Restaurant and Grocery Store License

Licensing fees for restaurants and other retail food establishments will rise as of July 1 according to the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment.  All food license fees are established in law by the state legislature. These fees help support Larimer County’s food protection programs, including inspections of restaurants and other retail food establishments, investigation of food-borne illnesses, follow-up on consumer complaints, and plan reviews for new or remodeled ... Full Story

Farmers Market Opens June 25

The Berthoud Farmers Market begins its 2009 season Thursday, June 25, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Railroad Park in downtown Berthoud. The market features fresh and prepared vegetables, meats, wines, honey and coffee. Master Gardeners will also be on hand to answer home lawn and garden questions. The market runs on Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 1 to 4 p.m. through October 1. Vendor and visitor information is available online at www.BerthoudMainStreet.org or by contacting Eric Boyd at ... Full Story

Bike MS Headed Our Way this Weekend

Great-West Life Bike MS, Colorado’s Ride 2009Berthoud Rest Stops Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Berthoud Family Church, 3982 Nations Way Sunday, June 28, 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Adams Bank and Trust, 1201 Lake Ave. Traffic Alert The ride will take cyclists along County Road 23 up to County Road 12 on Saturday and along Taft Avenue, State Highway 56 and County Road 21 on Sunday. With more than 3,000 cyclists geared up, the 24th annual multiple sclerosis fundraising bike ride — the ... Full Story

Space is a Workplace

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder With over 900 working satellites and ten of thousands of miscellaneous debris — defunct satellites, rocket parts and one very infamous lost tool bag — Earth’s atmosphere is a workplace. And, according to Suzanne Metlay of the privately funded nonprofit Secure World Foundation, that means we all have a vested interest in keeping that “job site” safe and productive.     Metlay’s presentation, “Bad behaviors in space: Why we need ... Full Story

Racing Champ Ramps Up Local BMXers

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder For the past year Rocky Mountain Racers have been working really hard to bring the Boys and Girls Club of America a BMX program, and a recent visit from Rocky Mountain Racing and Women's Pro superstar Dominique Daniels has given the group a boost. The brand new Pulliam Youth Center located in Loveland has become a model for the national program being developed by corporate sponsors PowerBar, GT bicycles and the Berthoud BMX Association. In conjunction with ... Full Story

Red Mountain Open Area Ready for Business

Larimer County is set to open Red Mountain Open Space next Saturday, June 27. The Friends of Larimer County Parks & Open Lands will have a time capsule art project booth where participants can design their own celebration flag to be included in a time capsule that will be opened on the 10th anniversary of Soapstone Prairie and Red Mountain Open Space’s opening (June 2019). Will these amazing places be the same in 10 years? The answer is up to all of us. (more…)

Doxie Derby and Good Times

The 16th annual Celebration of our Beloved Dachshunds, a fundraiser for Colorado Dachshund Rescue, will be held Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Roger’s Park in Fort Collins. The events features bobbing for hot dogs, costume parade, Short Stuff Sprint (Dachshund races), pot luck lunch, vendors, raffles and silent auction. Open to the public. Bring lawn chairs, a potluck dish to share at lunch and a camera. Cost: $5 per person donation Date/Time: Saturday, June 27, 10 a.m. to 4 ... Full Story

Search Begins for Town Administrator

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The Town Board is beginning the search for a town administrator to replace Jim White, who is leaving Berthoud the end of July. Trustee Glen Buckingham presented recommendations from a subcommittee overseeing the hiring process to the board at the Tuesday, June 23 meeting. The board agreed to the hiring plan, after suggesting modifications to it. The four members of the subcommittee will review applications received and will narrow the candidates down to the ... Full Story

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