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Archive for July, 2009

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…)

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

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