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Business Matters: Flooring Company Honored for

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Floor Covering owners, Mike and Carol Grine, were recently honored at a banquet held in Denver by the Colorado Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The banquet and award ceremony recognized Colorado employers for their support of their employees who are members of the National Guard and Reserve. The Grines received the Pro Patria Award, the highest-level employer award the ESGR can offer. “Basically they recognize the individuals ... Full Story

Meal Deal: From Local Farm to Table: Little House

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder     There’s a trend afoot nationwide emphasizing the benefits of eating locally-grown produce. When you do so, not only are you supporting a nearby (more…)

A Sister's Promise: Berthoud Woman Seeks Answer

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder On Monday, July 7, 2008, longtime Berthoud resident Corby Haworth was transported by ambulance to Longmont United Hospital’s emergency room after complaining of a severe headache and difficulty breathing. By the time the ambulance reached the hospital, Haworth was already unconscious. Shortly after her arrival, the 52-year-old Haworth died as the result of what would later be determined as subdural and subarrachnoid hemmorhages. (more…)

Doyle Awarded for Innovation

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Larimer County Clerk and Recorder Scott Doyle has been selected for the County Courthouse Award for Innovative Governance by the National Association of Counties, the county announced Friday. (more…)

County Gets Behind Census

Larimer County commissioners Tom Donnelly, left, Kathay Rennels and Steve Johnson passed a proclamation in support of the 2010 census on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at their regular weekly meeting. (more…)

Tinney Fundraiser Aug. 15

Saturday, Aug. 15 — Fundraiser for Ian Tinney: Street Dance, 4 to 8 p.m. A street dance will be held on Massachusetts Avenue, between Third and Fourth streets in an ongoing effort to help and support the Ian Tinney Family. Tinney, a long-time Berthoud businessman, suffered a stroke in early May. He is currently rehabilitating at the Berthoud Living Center. This family-friendly event will raise money to help Ian and his family. There will be a live country band, as well as food, drinks, and ... Full Story

Tragedy at Motocross Track: Two Riders Die in Separate

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder A 57-year-old Littleton man died Saturday afternoon after he was thrown from his motorbike while riding at the Valley Dirt Riders track just off Interstate 25. Jerry Penney was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Weld County Coroner Mark Ward said Monday morning that Penney suffered multiple neck fractures. (more…)

Town Looking to Rehire Economic Developer

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Mayor Tom Patterson advised rehiring consultant Stephanie Salazar during a discussion of the Town’s economic development committee at the Tuesday, Aug. 4 Board of Trustees meeting. (more…)

Town Briefs: Contractor for Roundabout Approved

Trustees approved Town engineer Stephanie Brothers’ recommendation to choose Mountain Constructors for the roundabout project at the intersection of State Hwy. 56 and First Street at the Aug. 4 meeting. The construction firm offered the lowest of three bids received for the project, which has an estimated total cost of $1.6 million. Mountain Constructors submitted a bid of $1,125,775 for 160 days of work. Brothers said the construction firm could be ready to begin work in two weeks. ... Full Story

Rounding Up Real Fun at the County Fairs — with

The Larimer and Boulder county fairs are great examples of the “town and country” legacy of the Front Range. Among the galloping horses and beribboned pigs are first-rate photographers, rocketeers, rib-chomping lutadors and a stunning sampling of Colorado microbrews and music. And even before the dust settles on the local fairs, many participants have already set their sights on the big show at the state fair, coming to Pueblo in September. The Boulder County Fair, which officially ... Full Story

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