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Archive for October 15, 2009

Raise the funds, raise the flag

The Thompson School District Junior ROTC cadets and BHS Athletic Director Mark Avery are on a mission to raise $3,000 for a flag pole at Max Marr Field. (more…)

Astronomy session Oct. 23 at Fossil Creek in Windsor

The Northern Colorado Astronomical Society will host an evening under the stars Friday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Fossil Creek Regional Open Space, located just west of the Interstate 25 Windsor exit.  (more…)

Economic team looks at ways to attract, retain

By Sandy BarnesBerthoud RecorderHiring engineering consultants to develop the Town’s master plan for infrastructure could be a strategy for attracting businesses, Berthoud Economic Resource Team member Jim Birdsall said at the Monday, Oct. 12, meeting. Birdsall, who serves on BERT’s business attraction subcommittee, said that it is important to understand the capabilities of the Town’s water and sewer systems and how to use them effectively. “The need for it has ... Full Story

BHS ready to ‘succeed in business without really

By Laurie HindmanBerthoud RecorderTickets are on sale now for the Berthoud High School production of the popular Broadway musical, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” The fast-paced, immensely entertaining satire showcases the talents of BHS veteran performers as well as newcomers to the high school stage. (more…)

Robotics Expo revving up

The 2009 Thompson Robotics Expo will be held at Berthoud High on Saturday Nov. 7, along with one of five Colorado FIRST LEGO League qualifying tournaments. (more…)

Slaughterhouse Derby Girls bring their game faces

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder However entertaining women with crazy leg wear, sassy skirts, quad-skates and pent up aggression may be, the flashy and audacious sport of roller derby is not for the cautious. Derby requires sterling athleticism. There are not many venues where women can knock each other around in the name of sport. Derby girl Lauren Bishop justifies the intense extremes, “You do it because even when you're so sore, bruised and broken that you feel like you're about to die, ... Full Story

A Wickedly good musical

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder Somewhere over the rainbow and behind the wizard’s curtain exists a magically clever origin story about the Witches of Oz before a little girl from Kansas ever touched down with a twister. “Wicked” is a spellbinding theatrical treat for the fall season. The dazzling production, in its sixth year running, has once again beguiled Colorado audiences. (more…)

Zinc-y foods for optimal performance

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder Despite the health problems we have in our country, in America we still have access to the safest and most varied food supply in the world. If you eat a balanced diet, you are properly feeding your body for optimal health and well-being. (more…)

Upcoming

‘Evening of Macabre’ at Wildfire Something wickedly entertaining this way comes when the Wildfire Community Arts Center Readers bring to life some of history’s most gruesome tales and horrific musings in “Evening of Macabre.” A cast of hauntingly familiar local performers, co-directed by Berthoud’s own Kathleen Gruman and Lesley Jones, will lure you into a web of frightening (and amusing) literature spanning three centuries of the macabre — from witches and worms to the Prince of ... Full Story

Around Town: Strawberry tea and barking dogs

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder This week is a potpourri of ideas. I noticed that some of you might have lost quarters in the newspaper vending machine at the post office. (more…)

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