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Roberts stars in ‘Haunting of Winchester House’

Berthoud to Burbank shuffle worthwhile for high school freshman By Gerri Roberts Berthoud Recorder Recently on DVD at Blockbuster’s, an indie ghost story — “Haunting of Winchester House” — was released, starring Berthoud resident Patty Roberts. (more…)

Berthoud and state’s firefighters memorialize fallen

Berthoud Fire Protection District, along with fire stations and government buildings across the state, lowered their U.S. and state flags to half-mast Sunday in observance of the 28th annual National Firefighters Memorial Service. A moment of silence was taken by those on duty at both Berthoud Fire stations, honoring their brothers and sisters who died in the line of duty. (more…)

Tinney family update

Tuesday morning we received news that Ian Tinney’s wife Laurel had broken her leg and is now in the Longmont United Hospital after undergoing surgery Wednesday. The Berthoud Recorder is asking the community to help. (more…)

Third-graders dive into indigenous Plains cultures

By Laurie HindmanBerthoud Recorder When the tipis rise on Berthoud Elementary front lawn, the community is put on notice that students are studying the Plains Indians cultures. For them, “Tipi Week” is the culmination of a district-wide social studies unit that begins in August for all third grade classes. (more…)

Those autumn leaves

Those autumn leaves

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder “Those falling leaves drift by your window, those autumn leaves of red and gold....” So goes the old song. Here in Colorado, those autumn leaves are mostly gold: aspens and cottonwoods. For red, maples are the best but there are none of those in our native flora. Nonetheless, few sights equal groves of golden aspens against crisp blue skies in our mountains. In any event, why the beautiful colors as autumn arrives? And, why are those leaves ... Full Story

Paper Bird flies high

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder A vivacious sea of fans fills the whimsically old-fashioned Boulder Theater for a shoulder-to shoulder Paper Bird headliner concert. The presence of the band reels in the audience the moment they take the stage, and the applause begins before a single note is played. The massive crowd vibes to the upbeat, folky Americana composition resonating pleasantly from the amps. The sparkling voices of the three female vocalists are offset and enriched by the jazzy style ... Full Story

Gassner glows as Frenchy in ‘Grease’

Briana Gassner, a 2002 graduate of Berthoud High School, is currently performing the role of Frenchy in “Grease” at the Littleton Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St.  The production runs through Sunday, Oct. 25 with shows on Thursdays through Sundays.  For ticket information call 303-794-2787 or visit www.TownHallArtsCenter.com. Gassner is the daughter of Lou and Ruth Gassner of Berthoud. A graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, she is in her third year of ... Full Story

1642: What’s Next? From quartets to mp3 players

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Last weekend found me at different events that led to thoughts about classical string quartets and modern mp3 music players.  This may seem like a strange combination, but hang with me for a few lines. In my short life-span (a work still in progress) I’ve listened to my favorite girl-cousin and her friends playing 45s, to the avant-garde collection of a high school buddy with three different LP disc-washers, to 8-tracks, the first Walkman, cassettes and ... Full Story

Guest Editorial: What’s a dog gotta do to get a

By Martin Van BurenGuest columnist As a former shelter dog and otherwise content Berthoud resident, I felt I had to take time out of rolling in the barnyard and eating kitty litter to ask one simple question — why does Berthoud water taste so bad? (more…)

Oct. 8, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 29 A report is due on a harassment call at the Berthoud Living Center. Police gave a verbal warning to individuals involved in a verbal disturbance at a business in the 1000 block of Second Street. Wednesday, Oct. 30 The Berthoud Conoco reported a counterfeit $10 bill. A woman came to the police station and asked for an officer to accompany her to retrieve her wallet. The wallet had been found by a local man who called her and said he would leave it on his front porch. A ... Full Story

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