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Archive for September 10, 2009

Around Town: Dancing to a Different Tune

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder I spend a lot of time making sure our animals are fed and watered. I use to think it was ridiculous that some people had such finicky pets that they had to make special diets for them. I was of the opinion that if they got hungry enough that they would eat what you set before them. I am singing a different tune now. (more…)

Letters: Sept. 10, 2009

Response to ‘View of Bert’ I would like to voice my support of the Berthoud Recorder and, in particular, its journalistic staff that provides Berthoud its news with objectivity and integrity. It troubles me that a member of our Town Board would question the motives of the Recorder, even so far as to recall the results of a lawsuit that should be dead and buried and has nothing to do with town business. We look to our print media to provide us with information that is both accurate and ... Full Story

'Bums of Berthoud' Rally for Alex Sabados

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder Over the Labor Day weekend Lexi and I had the pleasure of attending a Berthoud tradition that most townspeople have never heard of -- The BOB Party. Short for the ''Bums of Berthoud," BOB is a tight knit group of blue collar heroes. Every year they migrate to an undisclosed location to come together to help a local charity. This year’s recipient was Alex Sabados. Alex is a Turner Middle School student who is battling brain cancer   The event was ... Full Story

Police Beat: Sept. 10, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 1 A resident of the 1000 block of Sixth Street made another call concerning weeds in a neighboring yard. A school bus driver reported hay in the turn lane at west County Road 8 and Highway 287. Police found nothing when they arrived 10 minutes later. Police responded to a barking dog call in the 1200 block of Cedar Avenue. There had been two priors at this location. The officer parked in front of the residence for five minutes and heard nothing; therefore, no action was ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Sept. 10, 2009

Monday, Aug. 31 BFPD responded to Beverly Drive for a reported vehicle fire. A truck was found in the open field with dry chemical extinguishment applied to the engine compartment. The fire was out upon arrival. The responsible party was soldering wires in the engine compartment which caused the fire. Tuesday, Sept. 1 BFPD responded to 10th Street at the Berthoud Family Physicians office for a person complaining of chest pains. The patient was transported. Thursday, Sept. 3 BFPD ... Full Story

Engagement: Kiattisirikumpol, Hawkins to Wed

Miss Kami Kamonchanok Kiattisirikumpol of Provo, Utah, and Weston Robert Hawkins of Berthoud are happy to announce their engagement, with the wedding set for Nov. 2 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. (more…)

Geek Attack: Evolution of Gaming, Part 1

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder Video games are a large part of society at this point. And it's safe to say they really aren't kids’ things anymore. The earliest example of a video game was created in 1947. That makes it 62 years old, and my, has it grown. (more…)

Moffat Football Trips Up Spartans in OT

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder CRAIG — Marcus Mathieson kneeled on the ground in disappointment. His fellow Berthoud teammates followed suit. It wasn’t because of how they played Friday night at Moffat County, but, more because of how things played out. Just seven offensive plays earlier, the Spartans had overcome the odds, and their own mistakes, to force overtime. But on Moffat County’s second offensive play in the extra session, running back Pablo Salcido slipped out of the ... Full Story

Bells Toll in Kentucky: Berthoud Boys Soar at Bike

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder Wyatt and River Bell raced their hearts out in the National Bicycle League’s 2009 Grand Championships held Sept. 4-6 in Louisville, Ky. Their first race was the 7-and-Under Open UGP Championship, in which winners were awarded varying amounts of UGP gear (T-shirts, shoes, shorts, and the like). (more…)

Spartans Soccer Starts With a Bang

By Katie Essig Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud High School boys soccer team kicked off its season on a high note, winning its opener 6-1 against Elizabeth on Thursday night. For new head coach John Barron this was an especially great way to begin the 2009 season. This is his first year as head coach after replacing Jeff Benjamin, who is now coaching at Mountain View. Barron said that the game was “very exciting” and that he’s proud of his player’s performance. (more…)

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