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Archive for June, 2009

Youth 411: Hooked on Fishing with River

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder Over the weekend I took my three kids to Pinewood Lake for a day of fishing. We walked back to a spot I have had a lot of luck with, but it seemed to run out before we arrived. (more…)

College Honors for Seitz, Shipley

Western Wyoming Community College is pleased to recognize the 297 students who earned a spot on the Dean's Honor Roll for the Spring  2009 Semester. Among the students recognized was David Seitz of Berthoud. Students named to the Dean's Honor Roll are full-time students who complete a minimum of 12 credit hours during the semester with a  letter grade and a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.99. The Colorado School of Mines in Golden placed Tycee Shipley on the Dean's List for ... Full Story

The Healthy Gourmand: Fish: The Good, The Bad, and The

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Choosing the best kind of fish to eat can be a frustrating trip through murky waters. Depending on where it is raised and caught, fish can be really good for you — or really bad. Wild Alaskan salmon, especially the red variety, is considered a great food source because of its healthy omega-3 fats, high protein and relative purity. On the other hand, farmed Atlantic salmon is on the Environmental Defense Fund’s Worst to Eat list because of high contaminant ... Full Story

Celebrate Summer Scandinavian-Style

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder The summer solstice may have already passed us by last Sunday, but that won’t stop revelers at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival in Estes Park this coming weekend.  The largest midsummer festival in Colorado, hundreds will gather in Bond Park to celebrate the longest day of the year with two days of lights, flowers, food, music and dance. (more…)

Young Gives Berthoud the Blues

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder 2008 International Blues Challenge winner Lionel Young and his band the Heavy Cats were the sunshine on a cloudy Saturday at the Derby Grille in east Berthoud. Covering everything from Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix to Led Zeppelin and Ray Charles, Young and his electric violin kept the crowd moving, laughing and singing along despite the rain. (more…)

Upcoming

2009 Summer Side of Loveland Foote Lagoon Concerts 500 E. Third St., Loveland Thursdays 7 to 9 p.m., free admission June 25 Kizumba (Latin) July 2 Boulder Acoustic Society (Americana)* July 9 The Elders (Celtic rock)* July 16 Missy Raines & The New Hip July 23 After Midnight (Jazz) July 30 Tempa & The Tantrums (Blues)* Aug. 6 Brad & Kathy Fitch/TropiCowboy Band (Western) *Highly recommended Cherry Pie Celebration & Street Dance Friday, July 10, 6 to 9 p.m. Admission free, ... Full Story

1642 — What's Next? People or Products?

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder It would be a waste of time to count all of my diplomas and class certificates. The most significant stack was generated during 26 years in the military and in government employment. Those two organizations place a sometimes excessive priority on education and training. Since 1980 I’ve attended, organized and led numerous seminars or “leadership stand-downs” on every social issue and criminal or near-criminal act that has been attributed to a soldier ... Full Story

Kefalas Report: 2009 Session Brings New Prospects for

By John M. Kefalas State Representative, House District 52 The economic recession we’re all struggling with — the worst since the Great Depression — made this a very tough year at the state legislature. Despite the challenges and the difficult choices we had to make to balance the state budget, we stayed focused on expanding economic opportunities by improving health care access, protecting and creating jobs, providing support for struggling families and building an excellent education ... Full Story

Letters: June 25, 2009

Appreciation for White Dear Editor, It is with great sadness that we received written confirmation of Berthoud Town Administrator Jim White’s resignation Jim is in his eighth year as Berthoud Town Administrator. During his tenure, we have witnessed Jim to be the consummate professional, ethically above reproach, and tireless in his pursuit of making Berthoud a better place. Jim is well connected within and outside our community. He has raised the stature and image of Berthoud, simply ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Moon Moves in Front of Leo the Lion

By Deborah Byrd Earth Sky Communications Thursday June 25, 2009 Here is the beautiful waxing crescent moon. Last night, a thinner crescent moon was in front of the faint constellation Cancer the Crab, and to the left of the Gemini stars Castor and Pollux. And the night before that, a whisker-thin lunar crescent shone in the front of the constellation Gemini, below the stars Castor and Pollux. The moon will continue to stay within Leo's borders for the next few nights. (more…)

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