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Archive for October, 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…)

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

Obituary: Gilbert A. Perry

Gilbert A. Perry passed away peacefully at his Berthoud home Oct. 12, 2009. He was born in Hyannis, Mass., on July 19, 1927. Early schooling was in Harwich, Mass. He graduated from Northeastern University in Boston and served in the Coast Guard. Perry married his high school sweetheart, Naomi Ruth Allen in 1948 and died exactly 68 years later on the anniversary of the day they met. They moved to Colorado in 1953. Perry was a United Airlines pilot for 31 years and was an avid outdoorsman. ... Full Story

Scary movies for Halloweenies

By Dani WhiteBerthoud RecorderIt is always fun to watch a scary movie on Halloween. It isn’t fun to be frightened beyond one’s threshold of tolerable fear, however. Not all of us were programmed to revere the bloodcurdling, nailbiting, ultra-grisly horror movie, yet we can certainly enjoy the less terrifying avenues of the genre. (more…)

State News: Economy Might Raise Need for Energy Help

Recent data shows a rise in poverty in Colorado, but it doesn't reflect the worst of the current recession. (more…)

Power outage hits Berthoud

Recorder StaffBerthoud was among several towns that lost electrical power late Thursday afternoon. Berthoud Fire Protection District monitors recorded the outage at 3:10 p.m. for traffic, business and home lights east of CR17. Berthoud Police directed traffic and offered assistance during the four- to five-hour long outage. (more…)

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