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Archive for July 16, 2009

The Art of Frugal Living

From Cooking to Publishing, Berthoud’s Marilyn Magee Keeps it Simple Story and photos by Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Whether you are looking for ways to save on buying back-to-school supplies, wondering which house plants are fool-proof, or maybe just seeking out time-tested wisdom from someone who’s “been there, done that,” chances are you’ll find it under the name Marilyn Magee. (more…)

Fire Beat: July 16, 2009

Monday, July 6 BFPD responded to an abandoned house on east Colorado Ave. for a reported bonfire/rubbish type fire. The fire was extinguished. Tuesday, July 7 BFPD responded to a grass fire on W County Road 8. This was approximately a 20 by 20 foot light, slow moving fire that was extinguished. Thursday, July 9 BFPD responded to a call on County Road 15 and 6C for a patient who had sustained an accidental gunshot wound. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle ... Full Story

Police Beat: July 16, 2009

Tuesday, July 7 Police responded to a call from Larimer County weed control district concerning property near west County Road 8 and Highway 287. There was complaint about weeds in the lot. Code Enforcement is in the process of determining the property’s owner. A female resident in the 200 block of east Nebraska Aveneue received over a dozen mid-morning phone calls with no one on the line.  She could not indentify the number and was referred to the phone company to block nuisance ... Full Story

Engagement: Tveit, Rugg to Wed

Jennifer Tveit and Mory Rugg are excited to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Jane and the late Arnold Tveit of Northwood, N.D., Judy Rugg of Berthoud, and Bill and Lynne Rugg of Longmont. (more…)

EarthSky: Moon and Venus Side by Side Before Dawn

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Saturday, July 18, 2009 If you happen to look outside before dawn on Sunday morning, you will see the sky’s two brightest nighttime objects side by side. One is our companion world, the moon, now in a waning crescent phase. The other is the sky’s brightest planet, Venus. (more…)

Modest Ellis is a Driving Force for Youth Athletics

Role Players: John Ellis By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder One’s personality goes a long way in describing who they are. John Ellis’ describes a man who cares about kids, but doesn’t want the attention deflected to him. “Maybe it’s my personality. Not everybody is that way,” Ellis said. “Personality makes a difference if you can relate to a kid. Kids don’t ask for a lot. All they want is some attention. They want you to listen to them, really show you care about them. ... Full Story

View From the Sidelines: Landeros' Resiliency to

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Nobody has to tell Nikko Landeros that nothing in life is easy. He and former Berthoud High wrestling teammate Tyler Carron learned that in very tragic fashion on Jan. 15, 2007, when they were pinned up against an Isuzu Trooper while attempting to change a flat tire. They lost their legs as a result. Nevertheless, overcoming those odds has been the catalyst for what Landeros accomplished last week. The 20-year-old double amputee is now a member of the U.S. ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: 13-U Grizzlies Finish Off League Season

LONGMONT — Jackson Lussier tossed a complete-game two-hitter, and Garrett Swayne hit a three-run homer as the Berthoud Grizzlies 13-and-under baseball team won their final league tournament of the season at Sandstone Complex on June 27-28. Berthoud topped the Longmont Lobos, 15-0, in the championship game, which was called after four innings. The victory marked the fourth time the Grizzlies had beaten Longmont this season, scoring wins of 12-1, 11-7 and 12-11 in the earlier ... Full Story

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