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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…)


‘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…)

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

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