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Archive for August, 2009

Lions Club Has Been Busy This Summer

By Curtis Wilson Lions Club District 6-NE Governor The Lions Club is still here; it’s just that there were fewer meetings this summer, but not fewer activities. The Lions cleaned the highway, loaned out items from the medical loan closet and the “eye committee” has been having regular meetings. The Community Sign has also been updated regularly. (more…)

Public Invited to Meet Town Candidates

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder If all goes well, Berthoud could have a new Town administrator within just a few weeks. After receiving 120 applications for the position opening, two coming in after the closing deadline, the Berthoud Board of Trustees have narrowed the list to two finalists. (more…)

Residents Take Issue with Town Rates

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder While expressing concerns over the taste and odor of the Town’s water, residents also took issue with the rates they are paying at the Aug. 25 Town Board meeting. (more…)

Something's in the Air: Water Odor the Focus

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud’s water quality has once again come to the forefront of concerns for local residents. For the past few weeks, Town staff have fielded about 30 calls a day from Berthoud citizens concerned about a noxious odor and taste in their water. At the Tuesday, Aug. 25 Board of Trustees meeting at Town Hall, numerous residents voiced their concerns to their elected officials about the problem. Like many, Berthoud citizen Billie Norris said she disliked ... Full Story

Town Briefs: Putting Citizens First, Not Economic

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Berthoud resident Dorian Ryan told the Board of Trustees she thought the Town should have “citizens first” as a priority on its list of goals while speaking at the Aug. 25 board meeting. Ryan, who is co-founder of the Berthoud Town Forum, also voiced objections to rehiring economic development consultant Stephanie Salazar. Instead, the money could be spent on hiring a water or tree consultant, she said. Interim Town Administrator Gary Suiter said he is ... Full Story

Making a Life Far From Home: Thai Exchange Student

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder The start of a new school year is often a stressful time for high school students as they sort out schedules, lockers and class syllabi, as well as adjust to the alarm clock ringing at 6 a.m., long days spent in classrooms, and of course, homework. Now imagine doing all that in a foreign country, in a completely different culture, usually with different religions and customs, with no one who speaks your native language, while living with a family of ... Full Story

Jurassic Mascot Surprises BHS Principal

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder There were a lot of new faces in the hallways of Berthoud High School during the first week of school. One of them was large, green, scaly, (more…)

TMS Offers Love and Logic Parenting Class to Community

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Most parents have found themselves at one time or another engaged in a no-win battle of control with their children. It could be over cleaning a bedroom or getting homework completed and often may involve the ineffective parenting techniques of (more…)

ACT Testing Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Oct. 24. ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Sept. 18. (more…)

Colo. Students Invited to Enter 2010 National Radon

First Prize: Washington, D.C. Trip for Student, Parent and Teacher The National Safety Council, in partnership with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, is sponsoring a Radon Poster Contest for children ages 9 to 14 enrolled in a public, private, territorial, tribal, Department of Defense or home school. Members of a sponsoring club, such as a scouting organization or art, computer, science or 4-H club, also are eligible. There is no entry fee, and only one entry per student is allowed. ... Full Story

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