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Archive for August, 2010

Benefit poker run starts at the Derby

Friends and family are hosting a benefit poker run for Randy Guild and Brenda Smith of Loveland. Randy and Brenda were injured in a serious motorcycle accident on the Peak to Peak highway while on a ride in July. Their cycle malfunctioned and they lost control, hitting a guardrail and fell 15-35 feet down the canyon. Randy has severe spinal injuries that will require several months of rehabilitation and Brenda sustained severe body trauma that has required numerous operations and will ... Full Story

Political Candidates save Herb Meeker

Political Candidates save Herb Meeker

Berthoud's oldest base ball player and civic volunteer nearly died while attending a Republican training session on Wednesday. According to the Loveland Reporter-Herald, 78-year-old Herb Meeker slumped over and then slid from his chair to the floor. Quick action by local politicians probably saved his life. Loveland Reporter-Herald 'Right place, right time': Political candidates save Berthoud man's life at training session

EarthSky Tonight—August 26, Jupiter and moon in east

EarthSky Tonight—August 26, Jupiter and moon in east by late evening

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight’s sky is dominated by Jupiter and the waning gibbous moon. You can see them in the east by mid-evening tonight, after brilliant Venus has disappeared beyond the western horizon. Rising just an hour or two after sunset, Jupiter and the moon can be viewed for the rest of the night among the faint stars of the constellation Pisces the Fish. With a bright moon passing near them, Pisces’ dim outline might not be ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—August 25, Orion the Hunter and

EarthSky Tonight—August 25, Orion the Hunter and Sirius the Dog Star

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The very noticeable constellation Orion the Hunter can be seen ascending in the southeast before dawn at this time of year. Orion will be visible in the evening by winter, but right now the Hunter lords over the southeastern sky at dawn’s first light. Orion was low in the west after sunset last spring, and, in early summer, this constellation was behind the sun as seen from Earth. Orion only returned to visibility in ... Full Story

Tyson Recalls Deli Sandwiches Sold at Wal-Mart

Tyson Recalls Deli Sandwiches Sold at Wal-Mart

Press Release August 23, 2010 DENVER-Tyson Foods Inc. has recalled 380,000 pounds of deli meat that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, bacteria that can cause food poisoning. The meat from Zemco Industries (a division of Tyson Foods)  in Buffalo, NY, was made into "Marketside Grab and Go" pre-made sandwiches that were distributed nationwide to Wal-Mart stores, including Colorado stores. The sandwiches have expiration dates ranging from Aug. 20 to Sept. 10 and include ... Full Story

Goodbye Jeremy and Debbie

Goodbye Jeremy and Debbie

It is with great sorrow that we say goodbye to Jeremy Roush and Debbie Hermance as they permanently take up residence in Massachusetts. While we rejoice that Jeremy has found such a great position that will make use of his culinary skills and background, we realize that their relocation is a loss to our community. Jeremy and Debbie have an attitude of grace and generosity that is rarely encountered in personal relationships and even more rarely found in business. We’re so ... Full Story

Berthoud says “goodbye” to Jeremy Roush

Berthoud says “goodbye” to Jeremy Roush

By Claudia Todd-Young “Amherst’s gain is Berthoud’s loss,” said a local businessman as he spoke of Jeremy Roush’s upcoming move to Massachusetts. Roush has accepted the position of executive chef at Amherst College in Amherst, Mass., about 85 miles from Boston. The college is situated on about 1,000 acres and has about 1,600 students. “As director of the culinary department, my main emphasis will be to elevate the student dining program. That will include involving ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—August 24, August full moon is

EarthSky Tonight—August 24, August full moon is smallest, farthest full moon in 2010

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The August 2010 full moon is the smallest, farthest full moon of the year. It lies more than 252,000 miles away, in contrast to the moon’s average distance of about 239,000 miles. Farthest and closest full moons recur in regular cycles. The closest full moon comes 7 lunar months – in other words, 7 full moons – after the farthest full moon. Then the farthest full moon comes 7 lunar months after the closest full ... Full Story

Master Gardeners, Butterflies and more

Master Gardeners, Butterflies and more

Make Your Garden a Butterfly Oasis By: Anne Wuerslin Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Now is the perfect time of year for butterfly activity; these active and graceful pollinators seek the sweetness of late summer nectar-producing plants. Look around at purple butterfly bushes, yellow black-eyed Susan, coneflowers, asters and daisies and delight in the movement and lightness of these beautiful insects. If your garden lacks these ... Full Story

Daniel Skeen home from mission

Daniel Skeen home from mission

Daniel Skeen Reports on French-speaking Missionary Service in Canada Daniel Skeen, a graduate of Berthoud High School has completed a two-year missionary assignment in Canada for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Skeen served in the Canada French Speaking Montreal Mission. The areas of the Mission included all of Quebec and Eastern Ontario, Canada. He will report on his missionary service in Sacrament Meeting of the Big Thompson Ward August 29 at l:00 p.m.  The ward ... Full Story

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