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Archive for September, 2009

Aiming for the Future

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud residents won’t have to wait until November to voice their opinions on the proposed Aims Junior College District expansion and related tax. As per Colorado state constitution requirements, The Town of Berthoud has opened an official comment period until 5 p.m. Sept. 18. (more…)

Healthy Food a Priority at Turner Middle School

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder For generations, the food at school cafeterias has been the brunt of jokes and derision. From cracks about ‘mystery meat’ to the backlash after President Reagan’s administration defined ketchup as a vegetable, the common lore about school food is that it is unappetizing and not nutritious. Turner Middle School cafeteria manager, Donna Schuster, bristles at this characterization. “The common opinion of the public is that school food is bad, but they ... Full Story

EarthSky: Close-Up on Constellation Perseus the Hero

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 You can locate the constellation Perseus in the northeast in late evening this week. The brightest star in Perseus is Alpha Persei, whose proper name is Mirfak, pronounced MEER-fak. (more…)


New Choreographers of the Dance Theatre Casting: Friday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Ages: Seven through Adult Level: Beginning through Advanced Location: 246 E. 29th St., Loveland This holiday season the New Choreographers of the Dance Theatre of Loveland are devoted to producing a special November performance. From the moment the lights dim, you will be transported to a magical place filled with breathtaking classical ballet and visually powerful contemporary dance styles. This is the production ... Full Story

1642: What's Next? Finally, A Happy E-mail Story!

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Several times in the past year I’ve been compelled to debunk and deflate several outlandish and deliberately misleading viral e-mails. Last month I started to work on another one that hit my in-box only to find that while it was inaccurate, the truth, the rest of the story, was legitimate. (more…)

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

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