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Archive for August, 2009

The Geek Attack: Please, Quiet During the Performance

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder Shhhhh. … There’s a movie on. It’s right there on the giant screen that everyone else is so attentively watching. This isn’t actually going to be a complaint column but it’s been happening more and more often, so I thought I would open up the discussion. (more…)

Police Beat: Aug. 27, 2009

Tuesday, Aug. 18 An east Nebraska Avenue resident reported finding a female child in his yard in late afternoon. The child did not know where she lived. It only took the police about three minutes to find out that the child lived on east Iowa and had left the yard while her mother took a nap. Police responded to a complaint about trash piled around the Berthoud Living Center. Apparently there was a problem with two trash hauling companies and center staff promised to get things cleaned up by ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Aug. 27, 2009

Monday, Aug. 17 BFPD assisted with a medical call for seizures on Bristlecone Court. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a reported structure fire in a commercial building on SW 42nd St. This was a very small fire with minor damage to the building. Wednesday, Aug. 19 BFPD responded with Loveland Fire to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 at mile marker 252. This was a single-vehicle rollover accident with heavy damage to the vehicle. Extrication was required for one passenger and ... Full Story

EarthSky: Look for Sporadic Meteors any Clear Evening

By Larry Sessions EarthSky Communications Astronomy is said to be the people’s science in part because anyone, regardless of training, can participate. There is so much you can observe in the sky even without a telescope, and of course meteors –– also called shooting stars –– are high on the list. (more…)

Wikre, Krause Propel Berthoud to Rout in Opener

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder GREELEY — Clouds hovered around Greeley West High School on Tuesday afternoon, and showers poured just a few short miles away, but it was Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre who rained on the parade that was the high school varsity softball season opener. The junior third baseman hit a pair of home runs and scored four times as the visiting Spartans scored a 14-0 victory over Greeley West, which was halted after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. Wikre ... Full Story

Spartan Golfers Continue to Fine-Tune Game

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder WINDSOR — Mike King knows how this game works. The Berthoud boys golf coach isn’t so concerned about his Spartans shooting the lowest score right now. He just wants his players to shoot a better score than they’ve been shooting. That may not happen every time, like at Monday’s Windsor Invitational at Pelican Lakes Golf Course, but the Spartans didn’t shoot any worst than they have been, either. Nils Hansen shot a 77 in leading Berthoud to an ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: Wikre Advances Toward

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Kim Wikre remembers the day her oldest son, Trevor, called her to tell her he was going in for emergency surgery to have his right pinkie amputated. She thought it was a joke, at first. That was Trevor –– always joking around. (more…)

Sports Briefs: BYAA Baseball Tryouts Scheduled for

The Berthoud Youth Athletic Association is conducting baseball tryouts Sunday at the Town Fields, located on the corner of Fifth Street and Welch Avenue. Tryouts for 11-year-olds and under will be from 10 a.m. until noon. Tryouts for 12-year-olds and up will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. All interested players should bring a glove, bat, helmet and catcher’s gear if you have any along with water and a snack. Anyone interested in coaching is encouraged to visit the BYAA’s Web site, ... Full Story

Sports Schedule: Aug. 27-Sept. 1

THURSDAY, AUG. 27 Softball: Berthoud @ Broomfield. JV, 4 p.m.; Varsity, 4 p.m.        SATURDAY, AUG. 29 Softball: Sterling @ Berthoud. JV, 10 a.m.; Varsity, 10 a.m.           MONDAY, AUG. 31 Boys golf: Berthoud @ Roosevelt. Highland Meadows Golf Course, Windsor, TBA Boys golf: Berthoud JV @ Longmont Invitational, Twin Peaks Golf Course, 8 a.m. TUESDAY, SEPT. 1 Softball: Berthoud @ Skyline. JV, 4 p.m.; Varsity, 4 ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud: Mountain Ave Phase I Final Payment

ADVERTISEMENT AND FINAL ACCEPTANCE FORM DATE: August 25, 2009 TO:  Will Vickers Northern Colorado Constructors 9075 WCR 10 Fort Lupton, CO 80621 You are hereby notified that the following advertisement for Final Payment will appear in a local newspaper for two consecutive weeks. “Northern Colorado Constructors, CONTRACTOR, was paid the full balance due on the Town of Berthoud Mountain Avenue Phase I project, covered by Specifications. All persons having claims for labor, rentals, ... Full Story

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