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White House star party kicks off astronomy events

This week, the White House kicks off a series of astronomy events with a star party. (more…)

'Roadless Roadshow' Winds Up in Denver as

Opposition is mounting in Colorado against a bill introduced by Washington lawmakers Thursday to cement the protections of the 2001 Roadless rule. Some environmental groups oppose the bill's provision for a separate plan that would exempt Colorado from the rule. Opponents of that idea rallied in Denver yesterday, and plan to send more than 200,000 messages to Pres. Obama and Gov. Ritter. (more…)

Analyst: Jump in Colo. Poverty Figures Don’t

New U.S. Census Bureau data shows a rise in poverty in Colorado, and the reality could be worse than the latest numbers, according to a budget analyst. (more…)

Mercy Corps Launches ‘Half the Sky’

As tough as times are in Colorado, they are far worse in many developing countries — and one global aid group is asking people to 'read all about it' and take the next step. (more…)

Running Back Glasser Breaks Fibula in Spartans Win

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder   JOHNSTOWN — Senior running back Greg Glasser, who had rushed for 323 yards in Berthoud High’s first four games this season, broke his left fibula during a fourth-quarter run in Friday night’s 26-22 win at Roosevelt. (more…)

‘Zombieland’: How To Survive the Apocalypse

By Kyle LeeBerthoud RecorderZombie movies have been done to death, if you'll excuse the pun. With a steady stream since the 1960s, it would seem the well would be dry by now. Similar to 2004's “Shaun of the Dead,” “Zombieland” combines comedy and horror with fantastic results. (more…)

Ride the Rails with ‘Auto City Slim’

Berthoud Museum Hosts Program on the American Hobo By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder From 1860 through the Great Depression of the 1930s it is estimated that 4 million men, women and children stole rides on freight trains, hoping to find work in another town. Although thousands died (an estimated 32,000 freight train riders were killed between 1890 and 1910 alone) hopping a train was used as free transportation to a better life. (more…)

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10

A reminder from the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire prevention education is formally celebrated each October throughout the U.S. This year “Fire Prevention Week” will be celebrated the week of Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. The Berthoud Fire Protection District celebrates the concept of “Fire Prevention Week” throughout the year, presenting to all ages, fire prevention education, bicycle and helmet safety, car seat installation and education, CPR, smoke detector and carbon monoxide ... Full Story

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

Oct. 15 is Extension Deadline to File Colorado State

Taxpayers who did not submit their income tax filings by the Wednesday, April 15 deadline are reminded that the extension due date for Colorado’s 2008 income tax filing is Thursday, Oct. 15. (more…)

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