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Archive for March 7, 2017

Obituary: Mary Ruth Lara

Obituary: Mary Ruth Lara

Mary Ruth Lara  (May 15, 1936 - March 1, 2017) Mary Ruth Lara, 80, wife of Santiago Lara was born May 15, 1936 in Denver Colorado suddenly passed of a massive stroke on March 1, 2017 with her family by her side. Ruth was the eldest of ten children and born to Pete and Phyllis (Ornelas) Velasquez. Ruth married Santiago C. Lara on February 21, 1963 and had five children, Christine, Jamie, Rita, Santiago Jr. and Lisa. Ruth grew up in the Berthoud, Loveland area. She graduated ... Full Story

Humor is the Cure: Making Taffy

Humor is the Cure: Making Taffy

By Gerri Hunter I tried making taffy recently and it was a gross experience. You must cover your hands in butter and more butter. Then, after the candy has reached the same temperature as molten lava, you are to pick it up in your buttered hands and start pulling the candy. Torture is the only word to explain the feeling of tossing that sticky wad of candy back and forth in your hands. You will quickly have a mental conversation with yourself about your sanity. Trust me. This will ... Full Story

You, Women’s History, and The Power Of Social

You, Women’s History, and The Power Of Social Security

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colorado March is Women’s History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but on the challenges women continue to face. Nearly 60 percent of the people receiving Social Security benefits are women, and in the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. Knowing this, you can be the author of your ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: February 2017

Berthoud Police Blotter: February 2017

Updated March 6, 2017 Provided by James Anderson Patrol Sergeant: Berthoud Squad Wednesday, February 1 Juvenile Problem: 200 block of Bunyan Avenue, a crime involving a 14-year-old boy is being investigated. Vehicle Crash: Mile Marker 328 Highway 287, 2 vehicles were traveling southbound on Highway 287 side by side in their respective lanes. At the intersection with County Road 17, another vehicle was merging onto 287 and cut in front of the vehicle in the right lane ... Full Story