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Archive for July 9, 2009

Editorial: All Voices Considered

By Jamie Folsom, Managing Editor Berthoud Recorder As a true reflection of the community, this paper has changed over the years. New families, new businesses and new ideas have come to Berthoud, and at times, it’s a challenge to have our pages include the new along with the existing voices in the community. But we feel a great duty in our role as history keepers and that means listening and watching for those changes. To bring news that’s balanced, fair and non-partisan, we have to go ... Full Story

1642 ” What’s Next? Traditions, or Just Stuck

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Musicals have always been a significant part of my family life. As a small guy I learned all of the boys’ songs from “Oliver.” Then, after my voice changed I moved on to learn songs that were beyond my stage presence or character to be able to perform. They were just great tunes or had meaningful lyrics. In these tumultuous times “Fiddler on the Roof” is worth considering in light of the controversy over “change.”  For several decades now ... Full Story

Around Town: On the Fence

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder We had a busy Fourth of July morning. There is nothing like having company coming to energize you into trying to make the place look presentable and doing all that repair work that you’ve been putting off. The repair work in question was the replacement of two cedar posts in our split rail fence. Even cedar doesn’t last forever. I think the posts in question were placed about 25 years ago. I have learned a lot about fencing since then and wanted to fill ... Full Story

FASTER Jobs Bill a Responsible Way to Create Jobs and

By State Representative Randy Fischer House District 53 I am a civil engineer by training, but it doesn’t take an engineer to tell you that you that many of Colorado’s roads are rutted and bridges are crumbling. And you don’t need to read the business pages to know that we are suffering terrible job losses. I know folks who have lost their jobs recently and I bet you do, too. These are tough times for most folks in Northern Colorado. Lawmakers like me don’t get to just complain or ... Full Story

Stu Boyd: Heart and Soul

Berthoud Recorder’s Volunteer of the Month By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Mayor Tom Patterson described him as, “the man who works diligently behind the scenes to make things happen and then fades away without waiting for a word of thanks.” (more…)

Police Beat: July 9, 2009

Tuesday, June 30 A prowler reported in the Pinewood mobile home park at 12:34 a.m. was gone when police arrived two minutes later. At 3:35 a.m., after loud noise had been going on for hours in the 500 block of Fifth Street, a complaint was registered and police issued a verbal warning. A barking dog in the 600 block of Munson Court brought a visit from the Code Enforcement Officer. He too heard the barking and contacted the owner who said she would muzzle the dog. The house with loud stereo ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert James Newport

Robert James Newport, known by friends as “Bobby”, 34 of Akron, formerly of Loveland, passed away at his home on July 4. He was born on Sept. 2, 1974. He lived most of his life in Loveland and graduated from Loveland High School in 1993. He had lived in Akron, Colo., for six months and worked in quality control at Global Harvest of Colorado. He enjoyed his family and considered all he met as friends.  He was a kind hearted, fun loving guy who spent his leisure time golfing, working out, ... Full Story

Obituary: Charles Roger Clark

Roger Clark, age 69, of Berthoud passed away on July 1, after a courageous 2½-year battle with cancer. Clark was born on June 9, 1940, in Peoria, Ill., to Howard and Ruth Clark. He was an ironworker for 50 years out of Union Local 24. Clark and his wife owned R & S Structures, Inc. He is survived by his wife, Paula Clark and children; Greg (Cheryl) Sorber of Broomfield, Geri (Jim) Casebolt of Lamar and Tammy Beckham of Denver; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one ... Full Story

Harris, Walton Reception Saturday, July 11

Jarred Walton and Becky Harris announce their marriage on June 27 in the Draper, Utah, LDS Temple. Becky is the daughter of Doug and Judy Harris. She grew up in Berthoud and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1993. (more…)

Athletic Club Owner Devotes Life, Time to Making

Role Players: Caroline Creager Fourth 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 town. From June 18 thru Aug. 20, The Berthoud Recorder will take a look at these individuals and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Caroline ... Full Story

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