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Archive for September, 2009

Citizens First Hopes for a Fresh Start

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Expect to see new faces at Town meetings very soon. That’s what organizers of the newly formed Citizens First action committee are hoping happens next after their first public meeting Tuesday. CF founding member Judy Lehn notes their mission is “to bring together Berthoud residents for a better understanding of what the issues are in Berthoud and what our members are doing in the community to make Berthoud a better place.” For too long, says Lehn, ... Full Story

Chaco Canyon Echoes With Mysteries

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder The inhabitants of Chaco Canyon obviously paid attention to the sky. And although it’s not clear anyone actually resided in the 30 central buildings, the structures are all oriented to the patterns and events of the sun and moon –– equinoxes and eclipses, among others. This hundreds-of-years-old village stands as a monument to the human pursuit of information, both to those who once built Chaco, and to those who seek answers about the ... Full Story

Our Natural World: The Amazing Fossils of Florissant

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder The previous “Our Natural World” column covered the origin of the 34-million-year-old lake deposits at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and the legislative struggle to have the site preserved for the public as part of the National Park system. This column provides some details about the fossils present in this unique area. Most prominent are enormous petrified trunks of prehistoric sequoia trees, relatives of the giant redwoods of California. ... Full Story

The Amazing Fossils of Florissant

The Amazing Fossils of Florissant

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder The previous “Our Natural World” column covered the origin of the 34-million-year-old lake deposits at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and the legislative struggle to have the site preserved for the public as part of the National Park system. This column provides some details about the fossils present in this unique area. Most prominent are enormous petrified trunks of prehistoric sequoia trees, relatives of the giant redwoods of ... Full Story

1642 – What's Next? Bizarre Political Plots

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Rarely does a day pass when I open that “big paper” published in Denver and not see something bizarre.  It makes me wonder if the goings-on around the state capital are in another dimension of reality. One column published on Sunday, Sept. 20, emphasizes that perception and conclusion. (more…)

Editorial: Citizens on Fire

By Jamie Folsom Managing Editor, Berthoud Recorder The title of the conference was “Saving the News: The Future of Journalism in Colorado.” Interestingly, over 200 people attended, with two-thirds of them being non-journalists. The fact that so many showed up in Denver to criticize and support a fragile industry meant one thing to me — reporters aren’t the only ones with something at stake in the news. (more…)

Around Town: The Chill, the Thrill, the Will

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder Summer is over. I know that the school age kids thought that happened a month ago, but astronomically speaking it happened on Tuesday. The weather seemed to know too, as it started changing dramatically on Monday, giving us a preview of what is to come. (more…)

Obituary: Michael Betcher

Michael W. Betcher, 67, of Berthoud passed away on Aug. 29, 2009 after a short battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 2, 1941 in Riverside, Calif. to Orlan Henry and Rose Adel (nee Wahlin) Betcher. He graduated from high school and served in the U.S. Navy for over 19 years. He was a long haul truck driver for 19 years. He loved traveling and was in all 48 continental states and many countries overseas. He was an avid fisherman and loved playing many sports. He lived in Minnesota, ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Sept. 24, 2009

Monday, Sept. 14 BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported. Tuesday, Sept. 15   BFPD responded to a reported fuel spill on Fourth Street and Turner Avenue. Absorbent was used to remove the gasoline spill from the street. Wednesday, Sept. 16   BFPD assisted with a medical call on Highway 56. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a medical call at Berthoud High School. A male patient was injured on the football field ... Full Story

Police Beat: Sept. 24, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 15 Police took an intoxicated male into custody at 3:30 a.m. A vehicle parked at Berthoud High School was sideswiped by a hit and run driver. The collision left maroon paint on the parked vehicle. A woman found a brown wallet lying in the street and turned it into the Berthoud Police. Ten minutes later the wallet was being returned to its owner at Berthoud High School. Police again responded to the barking Chihuahuas on east Nebraska Avenue but once again it was “Quiet on ... Full Story

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