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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

Berthoud Baseball Hopes to Turn the Corner

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder It’s not so obvious if one looks solely at the wins and losses, but Dustin Kennard is a believer that his Berthoud High School baseball team is progressing. Slowly, but it is progressing. Just two wins in the summer Northern Colorado Baseball League on the heels of a 2-17 high school season, and the improvements that the Spartans have made aren’t so clear. But Kennard definitely saw them. “We’ve had a slow start in our first year with a new staff. ... Full Story

Business Matters: Locals Find More Than Just Bait at

Friendship, Humor Available at No Cost By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Although he refers to it as “this goofy little bait shop,” the affection owner and manager Bob Todd holds for Bennett’s Tackle clearly runs deep. Todd’s father, Byron Todd, bought the shop in “ ’68 or something” when he retired from being vice-president of Sears Roebuck and Company. Todd took over the shop after returning from college at the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in agriculture. ... Full Story

Farmers Rally for NISP

**UPDATED JULY 6** By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder EATON — Along with the proposed reservoir at Chimney Hollow, the NCWCD has also been trying to get the Northern Integrated Supply Project off the ground. The project may have profound effects for the region’s farmers, and more than 270 of them gathered Tuesday, June 28 to show their support. State Sen. Kevin Lundberg (R-15) attended the rally to show his strong support for the project. “This is not an issue that can be put off. ... Full Story

Water Sources by Design: Northern Water Projects Look

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder With all of the rain, late afternoon thunderstorms and tornado warnings hitting the Front Range for the past several weeks, it might be difficult to remember that Colorado is actually a semi-arid climate typically receiving no more than 12 to 16 inches of precipitation per year. And while the current economic conditions may have slowed the area’s growth temporarily, eventually the unprecedented boom seen in the late ’90s and (more…)

Wahlert Pleads Guilty to Assault

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Recent Berthoud High School graduate Brandyn Wahlert, 18, plead guilty to third-degree assault charges filed by the Larimer County district attorney’s office earlier this year. Wahlert appeared before Judge Peter Schoon for June 25 hearing at the Loveland County Court. (more…)

Berthoud's Waldo Honored with 'Quiet

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder There are not many people who could claim to have taught Sunday school for over half a century, but longtime Berthoud resident Shannon, better known as “Sam,” Waldo can claim just that. The Peaks Sub-district of the Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church recently honored Waldo with the “Quiet Disciple Award.” (more…)

Summer Job Scene: Earning Dough at John Dough's

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder Although there are many great opportunities to work outside during the summer, there are also many other great places around town to work. John Dough’s Pizzeria is just one of the few pizza places in town for employment. Many students, both former and present, have worked at John Dough’s over the years. Newcomer Samantha Wright, 18, who just graduated from Berthoud High this year, has been working at John Dough’s for about 9 months and absolutely loves ... Full Story

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