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Archive for September, 2009

Berthoud's AgriHouse Offers Bio-Friendly Product

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder AgriHouse, a Berthoud-based company specializing in aeroponics and bio-controls, is battling one of the west’s most insidious pests, the pine beetle. More specifically, AgriHouse has developed an organic, non-toxic agent called ODC (organic disease control) that stimulates the natural immune response of pine trees, causing them to produce more resin. The increased resin production forces the beetle out of the trees and helps the trees resist the spread of ... Full Story

Berthoud Economic Joint Session a Success

By Shari Phiel    Berthoud Recorder Due to the efforts of the Berthoud Economic Resource Team, and especially those of team member Mina Cox, Berthoud residents, Town staff, property owners and developers had the rare opportunity of learning what attracts primary employers to an area. A special joint meeting of the Board of Trustees, the Utility Advisory Board, the Planning and Zoning Commission and BERT was held on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Brookside Gardens on State Highway 56 in ... Full Story

Berthoud Library Plays Host to LEGO Building

Local Non-Profit Action Works Prepares for Annual Thompson School District Robotics EXPO at Berthoud High School Master LEGO builders joined together Saturday, Sept. 12 to assemble 9,163 LEGO pieces into mission models for the upcoming FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Tournament, part of the Thompson School District’s Robotics Expo to be held at Berthoud High Nov. 7. The kits are the foundation for the 2-minute challenge students age 9 to 14 participate in at the tournament.  (more…)

Visual Artist of the Year

The 2009 Open Lands Visual Artist of the Year, Diane Findley, will unveil several paintings inspired by Larimer County Open Spaces at a show entitled “Open Landscape Paintings” Friday, Oct. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cache Bank and Trust at 100 S. College Ave., Fort Collins.  Findley has been diligently working on her paintings since she was chosen as the 2009 Visual Artist of the Year in March, and this event showcases the pieces created from the partnership between Findley and the ... Full Story

Around Town: Songs, Soup and Stars

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder It has been a good week. We had a lot of sunshine, a little rain and some great entertainment. The Bridge Between Show Choir continued the tradition of beginning the season with the Pairs and Spares at the Presbyterian Church. I am surprised they can still sing and dance after such a meal. Perhaps they don’t indulge as much as I do. (more…)

Our Future Depends on Water Rights

Guest Editorial By Tom Lucero Candidate for the Republican nomination Congressional Dist. 4 “Out West, God provided plenty of whiskey to drink, and just enough water to fight over.” — Mark Twain Colorado is a desert. In addition, Colorado is one of only two states that depend exclusively on Mother Nature to supply all of its water; the other is Hawaii. Those two facts form the foundation for water in Colorado. (more…)

Police Beat: Sept. 17, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 8 A Beagle was found running loose in the 1400 block of Oak Drive. The dog had a collar with a Town license and a rabies tag, which enabled the police to deliver the dog to the owner on Third Street and issue him a summons. A Seventh Street resident reported that his 8-week old black and white puppy was missing. He did not know whether the puppy had gotten loose or had been stolen. The puppy was wearing a pink collar. Wednesday, Sept. 9 An Eighth Street resident was having cat ... Full Story

Obituary: Winifred Sawchuk

Winifred Sawchuk, 58, of Loveland passed away Sept. 6 at her residence. She was born Feb. 9, 1951 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Thomas E. Rammelkamp and Winifred White Rammelkamp. She married Nicholas Sawchuk on Sept. 9, 1978 in Bayport, N.Y. Sawchuk was a secretary at schools and churches. She enjoyed walking and being with her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Nicholas Sawchuk of Loveland; son, Robert (Samantha) Flood of Loveland; grandchildren, Brady and Derek Flood  of ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Sept. 17, 2009

Monday, Sept. 7 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Maureen Road. The patient was transported. (more…)

Sports Briefs: Landeros Makes Team USA Debut in Series

TORONTO, Ontario –– Forward Nikko Landeros, a 20-year-old Berthoud High graduate, made his Team USA debut last weekend as the squad split a two-game sled hockey exhibition series with Canada, winning Saturday night 2-1 at Lakeshore Lions Arena. Landeros is the only member of the team to have never played for the U.S. National Sled Hockey team prior to the series. Goaltender Steve Cash stopped two of three shootout attempts and 13 of 14 shots overall in the victory. (more…)

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