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Killer musical comedy ‘Curtains’ hits

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder Song, dance and murder. “Curtains: The Musical Comedy Whodunit,” leaps directly from the Broadway stage to the Rialto Theater in a single bound. “Curtains” is Up In Lights Productions’ latest offering. (more…)

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…)

Share the scare: 15 scary movies for a fun Halloween

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder Kid stuff Coraline (2009) A dark and haunting tale of a girl who is tired of being ignored by her parents, “Coraline” stands out as one of the creepiest kids movies to come out. Using beautiful stop-motion, Director Henry Selick creates a great story for kids looking for a scare who aren't ready for the more adult fare in the horror genre. Monster House (2006) What initially looked like a pretty harmless animated movie actually scared the pants off parents ... Full Story

Halloween happenings: Spooky fun in Estes Park

The Stanley Museum in Lower Stanley Village is offering “Ghost Stories of the Stanleys,” Saturday afternoons through October. Retired Park Ranger Tom Danton shares informative stories about F.O. and Flora Stanley and of the hotel. (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

Bring on the fun of autumn

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder This is really a great time of year with a lot of activity involving the kids. The high school band strutted their stuff at the big northern Colorado band competition last week. While I could not stay for the whole six hours of performances, I did manage to see a couple of area bands perform. (more…)

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

Women facing breast cancer don’t have to go it alone

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder A breast cancer diagnosis often brings feelings of shock, anxiety, fear and even depression. Although a patient may have a team of doctors to administer and recommend medical treatment, meeting emotional needs is also vital for strength during treatment and recovery. Support groups not only allow those with cancer to share their experiences and feelings with fellow patients, it provides a common ground where one can share resources and information, helping ... Full Story

EarthSky: Mira the Wonderful, a famous variable star

EarthSky Communications Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 Today’s chart looks southeast on October evenings. That’s where you’ll find the constellation Cetus the Whale. Menkar is the brightest star in Cetus. It’s located about 220 light-years away. Menkar resides in the Head of the Whale, which is shaped like a lopsided pentagon and which is generally the easiest part of Cetus to identify. (more…)

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

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