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Archive for October, 2009

Berthoud Meteorite: 5 Years of State’s 5th Fall

By Suzanne Metlay Secure World Foundation A whistling noise and a thump …  and then a discovery that would change their lives, a rock from another world landed in their horse pasture near Berthoud. Megan Clifford and her son Andy found what is now officially recognized as the Berthoud meteorite on Oct. 5, 2004. The Berthoud meteorite is one of only five “falls” discovered in the state of Colorado. A fall is witnessed during and collected after its descent through Earth’s ... Full Story

Town Welcomes Paquette

Routt County resident, New York City yoga instructor and now Berthoud Town Billing Clerk. Holly Paquette’s resume is interesting to say the least. She started her new position on Monday and says she’s very busy already. (more…)

Berthoud Man Arrested in Child Sex Assault

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder A Berthoud man was arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts of sexual assault on several children. Brad Harlan Boda, 38, was arrested at his parent’s home in Greeley by Greeley Police officers on Wednesday, Sept. 23 following an investigation conducted by Longmont Police detective Sandie Jones of the Person’s Crimes Unit. (more…)

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Get Outside and Take a

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder Once, while on a bicycle ride with my husband, I asked him which way to move the lever to go to a lower speed. Instead, he gave me a complete explanation of how the gear mechanism works. This was not surprising, coming from an engineer, but I just wanted to take a ride. Sometimes I feel that way about bicycle riding in general. I am a little more than intimidated by the hard core bikers, leaning over the handlebars in their spandex pants and bicycle ... Full Story

It’s News to Me: Telling Stories

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder As some of our readers may already know, this is my last column and last week with the Berthoud Recorder. I am moving to the northern coast of Oregon later this week. I will definitely miss all of the wonderful people I have met over the nearly 14 years I’ve lived in Colorado, and it’s been a genuine pleasure to cover all of the events, news and interesting happenings in Berthoud for the past 18 months, too. (more…)

On Bonfires and the Singular Safire

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder With a little help, the parade of scarecrows crossed Mountain Avenue to the farmers market last Thursday. Twenty-two scarecrows attended this year’s event. Kudos to the Berthoud Library for their assistance in hosting the scarecrow making activity. If not for their participation, I suspect the scarecrow population would have been smaller. The judges did not announce a selection of winners, so I assume everyone was a winner. It certainly looked that way to me. ... Full Story

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 transferring ... 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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