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Archive for October, 2009

Obituary: Mary G. Schmidt

Mary G. Schmidt, 81, of Berthoud passed away Oct. 26, 2009, at Pathways Hospice, Loveland. She was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Pana, Ill., to Raymond and Celeste (Whittman) Groll. Mary graduated from Pana High School and attended college in Illinois and Denver. She married Alban J. Schmidt on Nov. 26, 1949. They lived in Denver until 1972, when they moved to Berthoud. Mary was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Longmont, P.E.O., and several bridge ... Full Story

Obituary: Jack R. Kidd

Jack R. Kidd, 77, of Berthoud was born in Utah to Henry and Leola Kidd. He graduated from high school in Billings, Mont., went into the Air Force for four years and returned to college, receiving a bachelor’s degree in business from Idaho State University. Jack married Carolee in Boulder in 1955. After serving as a computer programmer for 31 years at Sandia National Laboratories, Jack moved with his wife from Albuquerque to Berthoud in 2000. He was a member of the United Methodist ... Full Story

Fire damages downtown Estes Park Theatre Mall

Recorder Staff   A fire, which seriously damaged the historic Park Theatre Mall, was contained by noon Monday, sparing the landmark Park Theatre. Estes Park Police Dispatch received the first report at 6:19 a.m.; the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department responded at 6:21 a.m.  Upon arrival, firefighters reported seeing fire breaking through the roof on the west side of the mall building. The fire, located at 116 East Elkhorn Ave. in downtown Estes Park, was contained to the mall ... Full Story

The Aakash Mittal Quartet: A musical journey to India

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder There is a bold new kind of music emerging in Colorado. The Aakash Mittal Quartet, influenced by the muse of modern day India where customary meets contemporary, has fashioned a unique and worldly blend of sound. The band is an independent outfit and will soon be self-releasing their second album, “Videsh.” Mittal, the band’s innovator, was born in Dallas, Texas, was raised in Loveland and is of Indian descent. The diversity of the artist’s background ... Full Story

Healthy Gourmand: Creative pumpkin recipes for good

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder There’s no need to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy the delicious flavor of pumpkin. From pie and bread to soup, pumpkin can star in low-fat recipes that not only taste good but also provide essential nutrients, including vitamin A. Here are three recipes to try. Happy eating! (more…)

1642: What’s Next? Something is Missing

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Attention everyone, it’s Election Day.  Actually it has been Election Day since ballots were mailed last Tuesday, and it will continue to be Election Day until the County Clerk and Recorder starts to announce results on the Web site on Tuesday Nov. 3. Twenty-two days of exercising the great American experiment in representative Democracy. All of it relying almost entirely on envelopes and stamps. I’ve reluctantly and defiantly succumbed to ... Full Story

Tales from the road: When in Rome

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder You know how when a guy is having lady troubles here at home, his buddies take him out for a beer? In Italy they’d take him out for a piece of tiramisu. Yes, it’s a culture after my own heart; and my husband and I were lucky enough to spend our weeklong honeymoon in as Rome. In Rome we saw tremendous pride in cuisine. Italians know that the best wine, olives, olive oil and balsamic vinegar come from Italy, but it’s not like they’re going to ... Full Story

Nuckols, Gettman wed in Niwot

Ashley nee Nuckols and Zachery Gettman, both of Berthoud, were united in marriage Friday, Sept. 25, at the Rocky Mountain Christian Church in Niwot. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Drew Dephler, pastor of Lifebridge Christian Church. The Ptarmigan String quartet played as the bride walked down the candlelit aisle in a satin, side-draped A-line dress with embroidered beading bodice and train. She carried a pink rose nosegay dotted with daisies and lisianthus. She was attended by ... Full Story

Police Beat: Oct. 22, 2009

Tuesday, Oct. 13 A Ninth St. resident complained, “Barking dog in the back yard won’t stop.” All was quiet when the officer arrived. Police assisted when an off-duty police officer reported a hit-and-run incident on I-25. Police were unable to locate a careless driver at Berthoud High School. The silver SUV was reported to have been speeding in the parking lot and driving the wrong direction in a one-way zone.  (more…)

Fire Beat: Oct. 22, 2009

Monday, Oct. 12 BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 249 for a single-vehicle accident.  There were no injuries. Tuesday, Oct. 13 BFPD assisted with a medical call for a possible stroke on West County Road 4. Responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 25. A truck had light smoke coming from the engine compartment. The fire was extinguished. Wednesday, Oct. 14 BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 250 for a two-vehicle accident. There were minor damages to the ... Full Story

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