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Archive for September, 2009

State News: Lawmakers Back in the Health Care Hot Seat

Wrangling over health care reform continues in Washington this week, and a vote that could mean a lot to Colorado workers is expected. (more…)

The Brick is Back: Pizza Shop Reopens With New Owner

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Pizza aficionados will be happy to learn that a Berthoud favorite is once again dishing up pies. Make that pizza pies. Brick Oven Pizza at 269 Mountain Ave. has reopened under the same name but with new owner Cliff Montano at the helm. Montano, the former owner of Windsor Brick Oven Pizza and the current owner of a pizzeria in Eaton, has been in the business for more than three decades. Both of Montano’s parents are Italian and started him in the business ... Full Story

Loveland Community Kitchen Finds New Home

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder The Community Kitchen of Loveland has found a new home. The 13-year-old organization has to vacate the historic Presbyterian Church by next spring because the facility does not meet current requirements for a commercial kitchen. A diligent search for solutions by its board led to a symbiotic relationship with the Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud. The Meals on Wheels had excess kitchen capacity, but lacked seating for the 70 diners a day, seven day a ... Full Story

Inaugural FunRun/Walk Overall Winner Results

Inaugural FunRun/Walk Overall Winner Results Category    Name    Age    G    Time Overall Male    Colton, Aiden     13    M    20:40:00 Overall Fem.    Leschinsky, Oksanna    13    F    21:52:00                      9 and ... Full Story

Good Samaritan Society Names Jim Mertz Loveland

The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is pleased to announce that Jim Mertz has been named executive director at Good Samaritan Society — Loveland Village in Loveland. Mertz started his new position on Aug. 18. (more…)

County Natural Resources on Twitter

Do you tweet? To keep up with the times and to increase communication with the public, the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources now has a Twitter account. Citizens can be kept up to date on guided hikes, trail closures, time of wait at boat ramps, trail heads at capacity, reservoir water levels, fishing conditions, etc., through the Twitter account. (more…)

Champion Auction Signals Next Possible Step for Site

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder For some it was the end of an era, for others it was an opportunity to pick up a few good deals. On Friday, Sept. 18 more than 100 bidders filed through the now closed Champion/Summit Crest facility as everything from small items like pipe fittings, brass fixtures and bags of nuts and bolts to larger items like compressors, furnaces and water heaters were auctioned off at rock bottom prices. (more…)

Demand for Assistance Up at House of Neighborly

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Like many charitable organizations, the House of Neighborly Service has seen marked increase in new clients and requests for assistance. Linda Hirsch, manager of the Berthoud location, said the number of clients seen each month has doubled, tripled or even in some cases, quadrupled. “Since last January, we’ve been up between 40 and 50 percent. New clients are up about 180 percent — in other words, people who come through the door that have never asked ... Full Story

Board Objects to Fee Cuts for O’Malley Glen

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Town board members objected to fee reductions and waivers requested for the proposed O’Malley Glen project on Hwy. 56 at the Tuesday, Sept. 22 meeting. (more…)

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

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