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Archive for October, 2009

Candidate Forum: Government Transparency

Editor’s note: The Berthoud Recorder posed questions to the two declared candidates for the Republican nomination in U.S. Congressional District 4 and the currently seated District 49 State Rep. B.J. Nikkel of Loveland. The following is a transcript of a phone interview with candidate Tom Lucero of Berthoud and e-mail correspondence from Rep. Nikkel. Rep. Cory Gardner’s response will appear in next week’s edition. University of Colorado Regent Tom Lucero Berthoud Recorder: What is ... Full Story

Natural Gas is America’s Fuel

By Betsy Markey and T. Boone Pickens U.S. Representatives Colorado is a leader in promoting the use of American natural gas as a transportation fuel. The Center for American Progress recently unveiled their report “Natural Gas: A Bridge Fuel for the 21st Century.” The report noted the recent discoveries of natural gas shale represented an, “unprecedented opportunity to use gas as a bridge fuel to a 21st-century energy economy that relies on efficiency, renewable sources, and low-carbon ... Full Story

Letters: Oct. 1, 2009

Ward in Thompson Open Race This is an election year and there is an important race to be decided by voters. Only one of the open seats on the Thompson R2-J School Board is contested. I am one of three candidates in that race. All voters who live within the boundaries of the Thompson School District are eligible to vote for one candidate in each of the four races. (more…)

Walking in Autumn Beauty

By Sandy BarnesBerthoud RecorderGlorious days with deep blue skies and golden hued trees provide inspiration for an autumn stroll. Several nearby parks offer ample opportunities for hikes on the easy side featuring seasonal and artistic beauty. (more…)

Coming Home to Sugar Valley Estates

By Sandy BarnesBerthoud RecorderAfter traveling all over the world and living in many different places during her life, Dorothy Turner Everette, the great-granddaughter of Berthoud founder Peter Turner, recently decided to come back home. She is now living at Sugar Valley Estates, a retirement community in Loveland not far from her childhood home north of Berthoud. (more…)

Obituary: Kennon Lebsack

Kennon Michael Lebsack, 52, died Sept. 20 at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Tucson, Ariz., after a sudden illness. Lebsack was born March 27, 1957 to Robert and Priscilla Lebsack in Loveland, CO. He attended elementary schools in both Johnstown and Berthoud and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1975. He then attended the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, graduating in 1980. During his college years he worked for AMAX Mining Co. and continued with them at the Henderson Mill until ... Full Story

The Geek Attack: 'Evolution of Gaming: Part

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder When we last left off Sony had thrown their hat into the ring against previously uncontested fighters Sega and Nintendo. Sega had been experimenting with compact disc technology previous to this new development with the Sega CD attachment for the Genesis coming out in North America in 1992. From there they went on to release the 32X and Sega Saturn. (more…)

EarthSky: Arcturus Shines in West on October Evenings

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009      The very bright object in the southeast to southern sky on these October 2009 evenings is the planet Jupiter. But many have asked about a bright star –– not as bright as Jupiter, but still very bright and twinkling very actively –– in the west after sunset. Jim wrote, “When I looked at it through my binoculars it flashed brilliant red, brilliant blue and bright white. I live in Indiana and called ... Full Story

Police Beat: Oct. 1, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 22 A set of unclaimed keys left at Home State Bank was taken into custody by the police department. (more…)

Fire Beat: Oct. 1, 2009

Tuesday, Sept. 22 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Rocky Peak Drive. The patient was transported. (more…)

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