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Archive for October 15, 2009

Editorial: Weighing the costs and benefits of the Aims

Berthoud Recorder As the ballots go out this week, Berthoud residents will decide on a tax measure by returning their mail ballots by Tuesday, Nov. 3. As a news outlet, we will not advocate for or against this measure, but want to be leaders in presenting accurate information on the issue to the community. (more…)

Nutrition, lifestyle choices key to reducing breast

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Michelle Bowman is a woman on a mission: to educate as many women as possible on breast health and the prevention of breast cancer. “I don’t want anyone to ever have to go through what I experienced,” she says. A breast cancer survivor, Bowman is also a registered nurse, licensed acupuncturist and the director of Longmont United Hospital’s Health Center of Integrated Therapies. Last week the Berthoud Recorder profiled Bowman’s diagnosis of breast ... Full Story

Find the Andromeda galaxy in autumn

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Saturday, Oct. 18, 2009 The large square pattern on today’s chart is the Great Square in the constellation Pegasus. The constellation Andromeda can be seen as two streams of stars extending from one side of the Square, beginning at the star Alpheratz. I learned to find the Andromeda galaxy by star-hopping from the Great Square to the two stars marked here — first Mirach, then Mu Andromedae. (more…)

Police Beat: Oct. 15, 2009

Tuesday, Oct. 6 Police responded to suspicious activity at the First Baptist Church on Bunyan Ave. but found no criminal violation. Several warnings and one summons were issued after traffic stops. An officer responded to the report that five kids were tearing up the basketball hoop at the First United Methodist Church. The officer reported that he found no signs of vandalism. Wednesday, Oct. 7 A man who had rented a unit at the self storage reported to police that everything was missing, ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Oct. 15, 2009

Monday, Oct. 5 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Fifth St. The patient was transported. Wednesday, Oct. 7 BFPD assisted with a medical call for breathing difficulties on Horseshoe Dr. The patient was transported. (more…)

Lady Spartans look to stay hot in Saturday regionals

By Katie Essig Berthoud Recorder Berthoud’s softball seniors had a reason to celebrate Friday. After having their game postponed Thursday, the Lady Spartans celebrated Senior Night with an 11-1 victory over the Greeley West Wildcats a day late. (more…)

Berthoud High grad Yannutz wills way to Ironman finish

View from the SidelinesBy Michael HicksBerthoud RecorderThe last time Dave Yannutz visited his son, Brian, then a sophomore at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, they were working out in the weight room. On the wall was a poster for the Ford Ironman World Championship. “I told him that I’m going to do that some day,” said the 2006 Berthoud High graduate and 21-year-old senior majoring in marine science.Dave Yannutz thought his son was crazy.“He’s never been very ... Full Story

BHS girls win Karspeck Invite; boys take 2nd

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The fact that Hannah Kirk and Stefani Messick ran so well wasn’t all that surprising. But the fact that the Berthoud runners were neck and neck with each other throughout most of the David Karspeck Invitational at Berthoud High School on Oct. 7 proved to be instrumental in the Lady Spartans’ victory in the four-team varsity race. “I knew they’d run strong,” said Berthoud Head Coach Curt Ranweiler, who watched Kirk finish third in 19 minutes, 43 ... Full Story

BHS Roundup: Soccer rolls past Valley, 4-0

Berthoud Recorder Berthoud High School soccer fans got just what they wanted Thursday against Valley — a win for the Spartans. Even with below-freezing temperatures, Berthoud beat the visiting Vikings 4-0 at Max Marr Field. (more…)

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