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Greeley Museums Publishing Book On Weld County’s

The Friends of the Greeley Museums and the City of Greeley Museums are preparing a book on Weld County’s history to be released in 2011, the 150th anniversary of Weld County. The comprehensive illustrated book will be titled Weld County Towns: The First 150 Years. Nancy Lynch, exhibits curator for the Greeley Museums, and a team of museum historians are researching the community histories and selecting images for the book. Lynch curated the current exhibit, “Ghost Towns and Boom Towns: ... Full Story

Leadership Changes in Local LDS Ward for Young Single

Leadership Changes in Local LDS Ward for Young Single Adults

Lloyd Glenn, a Fort Collins businessman, has been called to serve as Bishop of the Berthoud-based Twin Peaks Young Single Adults Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Glenn, a Colorado resident since moving from Pennsylvania seven years ago, previously served as Bishop in Pennsylvania. “My previous assignment as a Bishop was in a regular family ward in Pennsylvania, ” Glenn comments. “The Berthoud assignment is substantially different, as all members of the ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board Meeting

The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at the Larimer County Courthouse hearing room on the first floor of 200 W. Oak St. in Fort Collins. All meetings are open to the public. (This is a re-schedule of the regular November meeting which would have fallen on Thanksgiving.) From 5:30-7:30 p.m. the Open Lands Advisory Board will meet jointly with the Fort Collins Land Stewardship Board and the Loveland Open Lands Commission, as well ... Full Story

November Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer

Critter Scene Investigations Two sets of tracks dot the fresh snow leading into a gully. Suddenly the tracks trail off into an area of disturbed snow, and only one set of tracks leaves the area. What happened there? Join volunteer naturalists on snowy mornings to investigate animal behaviors using basic tracking skills during this fun interactive program. Programs will be held when conditions are good for tracking at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, and ... Full Story

The Moon Theater production is a must see

The Moon Theater production is a must see

  “You Can’t Take It With You” Written for a society beset by the great depression in the mid-1930s, Moss Hart and George Kaufman’s message in this play was clear. Choose your quest in life and pursue it with passion. Indeed it is the passion that you feel as the play unfolds; both in the play and from the actors. Kathleen Gruman and Lesley Jones had their hands full in directing this production. It has a large cast of 18, consisting of neophyte actors to professionals of the ... Full Story

Berthoud Library Book Club 2010-2011

Here is the latest (and greatest?) about the Berthoud Book Club, 2010-2011. The next book is Now & Then by Jacqueline Sheehan; discussions will take place December 14th, at the Library. Please stop by at your convenience. The club meets at the Berthoud Community Library to discuss selected books two times, at 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, on the following dates (all Tuesdays). In other words, the meetings are twice on the same day, once in the afternoon and once in the ... Full Story

Ring Bells This Year — Do It For You!

Ring Bells This Year — Do It For You!

Come Join our Volunteers for the 2010 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign!!! You’re helping folks right here at home. Plus -- You’ll get lots of smiles and thank you’s to add to your Holiday Cheer! The volunteer Loveland-Berthoud Salvation Army Service Unit raised over $60,000 last year…way more than in previous years. Now, come join us in this rewarding experience as we try to beat this record this year and help even more of our needy right here at home. It’s easy to do – you ... Full Story

N2N in support of United Way

N2N in support of United Way

To the editor: Economists tell us the recession is nearly over. Meanwhile, here in Larimer County, the ongoing ripple effects of the economic downturn have devastating impacts, as unstable housing disrupts employment, education, health and family stability. Job loss and foreclosures are forcing homeowners to return to renting. This drives vacancy rates down and rental prices up. And, it’s not just homeowners feeling the pinch: more and more families are living in poverty and on the brink ... Full Story

Berthoud Football Falls in Season Finale

Berthoud Football Falls in Season Finale

  Disappointing season ends with 40-21 loss to Skyline By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The frustrating 2010 season for the Berthoud High football team ended in disappointing fashion Friday night at Max Marr Field. The Spartans dropped their final game of the season 40-21 to the Skyline Falcons. The Spartans finished with the season with a 3-7 record and were 0-5 in 3A Northern conference play. Berthoud was able to keep the score close throughout most of the game, giving the hometown fans ... Full Story

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