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Archive for September 3, 2009

Alex's Fun Run – Bicycle and Poker Run

Saturday, Sept. 19 Noon to 4 p.m. Get on your bike and find the clues –– scavenger hunt through Berthoud, register noon to 1 p.m. at the Berthoud Recorder, 120 Bunyan Ave, Suite C. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Poker Run around the region, starts at the Derby Grille, 110 Bunyan Ave. in Berthoud. Cash prize for best hand. Music, food buffet, and stylist Karen Lanter will also be on hand to give haircuts — all proceeds and donations benefit the family of 13-year-old Alex Sabados, who was recently ... Full Story

A New Kind of Revelry in Longmont

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder The concept of a festival is hardly a novel idea. The notion of festivals dates back centuries. The definition has evolved over the years, but the key elements remain the same; community, culture and celebration. Downtown Longmont has become a hot spot for exciting summer events and the site of the Festival on Main. This year’s event has recently proven to be one such collective revelry. The annual street festival provided lively activities, events, vendors ... Full Story

Changing Hands: Nixon's the One for J.B.

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder As of Monday, Mountain Avenue restaurant J.B. Clymer’s has new owners and management. Although the name will remain the same, dramatic changes are in store, starting with freshly painted, interior walls and a good cleaning. (more…)

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Volunteer and Keep

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder Last week, I led a workshop for a group of master naturalists from the City of Fort Collins. As always, I came away rejuvenated by their energy. They teach me as much as I teach them. These volunteers spend hundreds of hours leading programs in natural areas for school groups, families and private groups, and they bring their own enthusiasm and curiosity to each outing. (more…)

Fit & Fun: Educate Yourself, Before you Believe it

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder There is a lot of bad health-related information out there. A few examples: picking your foods based on your blood type, believing hoodia extract is a miracle weight loss drug and vitamin C cures colds. But here's a doozy –– physical activity will make you fat. (more…)

Watch 'Our Living Legacy, Colorado's

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is going on the road to present its documentary “Our Living Legacy: Colorado's Historic Schools,” featuring six school rehabilitation projects from across the state. (more…)

Upcoming

Tour de Fat — Fort Collins Saturday, Sept. 5 at New Belgium Brewing Co., 500 Linden St., Fort Collins. Thousands of people on bikes will be celebrating the rites of autumn in this unusual mixed bag of events – everything is on tap, from costumed bike parade, to free music and circus performers to excellent food vendors. (more…)

It's News to Me: Marking a Milestone

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Wednesday, Sept. 2 was an anniversary of sorts here at the Berthoud Recorder. It has now been six months since we joined the social media revolution by posting our first “tweet” on Twitter. So what better time to look at where social networks have been, where they are now and where they’re going? (more…)

The Fourth Estate Holding Its Ground

By Jamie Folsom Managing Editor, Berthoud Recorder "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." (more…)

Around Town: The Success of Two Years

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder September 2009 is an exciting month for me. The first day of the month marks the second anniversary of Shar and I having our own newspaper and it has been an exciting time. While we have apparently flunked “retirement,” we have both learned a great deal from this experience. (more…)

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