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The Berthoud Garden Tour Kelli Peterson sits on the rocks of the small stream in her backyard on Sioux Drive. (more…)

Welty-Lempka Barn: Adaptability Through the Years

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder A little log cabin lies on the south bank of the Little Thompson River. In 1869, James Eaglin applied for a homestead patent on 160 acres and this little cabin was likely among the required improvements. The patent was granted June 15, 1874. Eaglin grew wheat, the first grain crop of the (more…)

Estes Park is Top-Rated Mountain Destination in State

For the third year in a row, Estes Park has been named the most popular mountain vacation destination in the state according to “The Colorado Travel Year Study 2008,” a profile of Colorado’s visitors by research firm Longwoods International. The study was released June 18. Other mountain communities named for pleasure trip destinations were Breckenridge and Vail/Beaver Creek. “Our being recognized as the number number-one mountain vacation destination in the state reflects the ... Full Story

Tales from the Road: Dagohir

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder Click here for Fit & Fun: Ragnarok: The Unconventional 'Worc' Out For the last week, I wasn’t Megan Reece. I was Baast, orc of Mordor, Battle Lord at Ragnarok. My battle companions included Mikar, Nameless, Wei Sawd, Koubac and Zagar. Together we fought against the forces of good in the sight of Lord Sauron. Perhaps I should explain … (more…)

Obituary: John Raymond Schmidt

John Raymond Schmidt passed away June 23, 2009 in Rohnert Park, California. He was 58 years old. The oldest of seven children, Schmidt was born on Feb. 14, 1951 in Denver to Alban and Mary (Groll) Schmidt. He attended Most Precious Blood and Mullen High School in Denver. John graduated from Cherry Creek High School in 1969. He moved to northern California in 1978. He was an audio specialist and speaker cabinet designer with Hard Truckers Sound Systems and Ultra Sound, Inc. and an ... Full Story

Police Beat: July 2, 2009

Tuesday, June 23 Barking dogs on Cedar Drive prompted a complaint in the early afternoon. The caller said he called the night before about the same dogs. Thistle growing everywhere at N. County Road and Lake Avenue was the complaint. The Code Enforcement Officer was advised. Dogs in the 600 block of Eighth Street were reported to have been barking for an hour and half. The dogs were in a pen in the alley and no one was home, so the officer left a written warning on the front ... Full Story

Fire Beat: July 2, 2009

Monday, June 22 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Rainbow Lane. After investigation the crew was unable to locate a fire. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on South County Road 31. No no injuries were involved in this accident. BFPD assisted with a medical call for breathing problems at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported. Tuesday, June 23 BFPD was dispatched to a grass fire on the frontage road of Interstate 25. Upon arrival to the scene the crew ... Full Story

Earth Sky: Moon Approaches Crown of Scorpion

By Deborah Byrd Earth Sky Communications Thursday July 2, 2009 Tonight’s moon appears near the upper part of the constellation Scorpius. These three stars are sometimes called the Crown of the Scorpion. The Crown stars are Graffias, Dschubba and Pi Scorpii. (more…)

LibraryElf Debuts in Berthoud

Berthoud Community Library District is very proud to announce a new feature now available to patrons! In the past, we have sent e-mails informing patrons of books that would be due in the near future. Since our library is growing so rapidly, we have made the transition to an automated service called LibraryElf (www.libraryelf.com). This service will not only send notifications regarding books that will be due, but also will inform patrons of overdues as well as the status of reserves. This is ... Full Story

Rusty Mathena: Retired Berthoud AD Set His Roots Here

ROLE PLAYERS 3rd in a 10-part series They are husbands, fathers, wives and mothers. They’ve also either have been, currently are, or will still be in the future, actively involved in the sports scene in Berthoud. They are 10 people who’ve made an impact in molding athletics in this Northern Colorado community. From June 18 through Aug. 20, The Berthoud Recorder will take a look at them and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Rusty Mathena was just 28 years old. ... Full Story

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