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Sports Briefs: BHS Football Raising Funds for Camera

The Berthoud High School football team is selling 20-pound crates of fresh peaches to raise money for the purchase of an end-zone camera. Cost is $45 per each 20-pound crate purchased. When ordering, make out the check to Palisade High School. The peaches will be delivered from Palisade to Berthoud on Aug. 15. Deadline for placing orders is Aug. 11. For more information, call head coach Dan McGinn at (970) 532-2335. WWE Event Set for Saturday Night The postponed World Wrestling Entertainment ... Full Story

BHS Sports Practice Schedule

BHS Sports Practice Schedule — Week of Aug. 10 Cheer: Tue-Thur, Aug. 11-13, Commons Stage 8 to 10 a.m. Cheer: Tue and Thur, Aug. 11 and 13, Commons Stage 7:30 to 9 p.m. Boys Soccer: Mon-Fri, Aug. 10-14, Bein Park, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fitness; 2 to 3:30 p.m. Technical; 6 to 7 p.m. Games Softball: Mon-Fri, Bein Field 4 to 6 p.m. Boys Golf: Mon-Fri, Mariana Butte Golf Course, 2:45 p.m. Football: Mon-Fri, Practice Field, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cross Country: Runners practice on their own Volleyball: No ... Full Story

ID Sought in Larimer County Theft

On May 23, some visitors from Wyoming were the victims of theft. Their van was broken into and their credit cards were taken. The theft took place at Larry Walker Field near Lincoln Junior High School in Fort Collins. Their bank card was used at an ATM near Taft Hill Road and Elizabeth Street in Fort Collins. Anyone with information as to the identity or whereabouts of this person is asked to call Investigator Cox at (970) 498-5163. — Larimer County Sheriff's Office Category:  News - ... Full Story

Colorado’s Oldest Living Residents

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder Have you met one of Colorado’s oldest living residents? No, it is not that cranky, old guy down the street; it is the bristlecone pine. They are among the oldest living organisms anywhere in the world. There are some bristlecone pines in Berthoud, but they are just youngsters. The really old ones — some more than 1,500 years old — live in the Rocky Mountains. The Colorado bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata) is sometimes known by the common name ... Full Story

State News: Recession Emphasizes Shift in Men to Women

In Colorado and across the country, far more men have lost jobs during the recession than women, and that's reversing the role of family breadwinner in some homes. (more…)

Public Notice: Hearing on proposed ordinance for

  PUBLIC NOTICE   The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed ordinance for rezoning of the Ludlow property, located at approximately Larimer County Rd. 17 and Mountain Ave. for Tuesday, August 11, 2009. The public hearing will be held in the Board Room of Town Hall, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, Co. beginning at 7:00 p. m. TOWN OF BERTHOUD Mary K. Cowdin, Town Clerk   LGLB2009-52 Published in the Berthoud Recorder July 30 ... Full Story

Price of Admission: 'Funny People' is About

Comedy is something that helps us escape our sadness. We turn to stand up comedians and goofy movies to brighten our day and see life with a sunnier disposition. But what happens when comedians and movie stars encounter the same problems? Mid-life crises and near death experiences; they go through them all just like the rest of us do. But they go on stage and perform; even when they are going through things that would make us turn hermit. (more…)

State Parks Free on Monday, Aug. 3

DENVER - Colorado State Parks will celebrate Colorado Day by offering free entrance at all 42 state parks on Monday, Aug. 3. Colorado Day was created by the state legislature to mark the anniversary of statehood, granted in 1876 by President Ulysses S. Grant. Free entrance at the state parks is an annual Colorado Day tradition.   "Colorado Day is annual opportunity for all Coloradans to get outdoors at the state parks, enjoy the natural beauty of these places and experience all the ... Full Story

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