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Saturday, August 23, 2014

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World Book Night

World Book Night

  Berthoud Community Library To Serve As Pick-Up Site For World Book Night 2014 Volunteers   BERTHOUD—World Book Night (WBN) 2014 promises to put more than a million books in the hands of adult “light to non-readers” in the US and Europe on the eve of April 23rd, according to the event’s website. Founded in 2011 in the UK and Ireland, and fueled by thousands of volunteers across the globe, World Book Night distributes titles selected by an independent panel of ... Full Story

2014 Flatirons Spring Flipz Xcel Meet

2014 Flatirons Spring Flipz Xcel Meet

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner April 15, 2014   Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Xcel Team competed in the 2014 Flatirons Spring Flipz Xcel Gymnastics Meet. This meet was their season opener, and it was held on April 12-13. There were several top five individual placements. Cheylynne Duba and Candence Lapp tied for 4th on Vault. Brooke Naughton tied for 2nd on Vault. Lapp also tied for 5th on Balance Beam. In the Silver Senior Division, Anoushka ... Full Story

Deputies selected for Berthoud patrol

Deputies selected for Berthoud patrol

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office has formally chosen the new squad of deputies tasked with providing the Town of Berthoud law enforcement services. The unit will consist of a Sergeant, four patrol deputies and one School Resource Officer (SRO). The members of the squad are as follows: Sergeant Jim Anderson, Deputy Kandis Dacus, Deputy Kevin Kingston, Deputy Chris Wenrick, Deputy Steve Wicker and Deputy Eric Schultz will be the new SRO. When asked about the new squad and his role ... Full Story

Region 3 Level 8 Regional Gymnastics Meet 2014

Region 3 Level 8 Regional Gymnastics Meet 2014

Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner 4/15/2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies hosted the Region 3 Level 8 Gymnastics Meet on April 4 through April 6. It was held at Loveland High School. Teams from 8 different states from around the Region competed in the three day event. The gymnasts competing in this meet had to qualify at their state meets in order to be eligible to compete. In the Senior A Division, Tatum Graham placed 21st on Vault, 25th on Floor and 24th in ... Full Story

April Star Night at the LTO

April Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 25, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website, www.starkids.org). The speaker for this evening will be Dr. Roger Culver, professor of Astronomy at CSU in Fort Collins. The title of his talk is “The Past, Present, and Future History of a Small-Scale Astronomical Consortium.” In 1995 the Global Network of Astronomical ... Full Story

Gymnastics State Championship meet

Gymnastics State Championship meet

2014 Colorado Level 8 State Championships Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner From left to right, front row Kairey Vela and Morgan Adams, back row Tatum Graham and Sidney Strizki. Photo by Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Level 8 team competed at the Level 8 Colorado State Gymnastics Meet. The meet was hosted by Colorado Gymnastics Institute. Four gymnasts from Loveland, Berthoud and Longmont competed for Premier on March 15. Morgan Adams placed fourth ... Full Story

Obituary: Peter Eric Van Kleek

Obituary: Peter Eric Van Kleek

Peter Eric Van Kleek, 85, of Berthoud,  died on March 18, 2014 at Broomfield Skilled Facility in Broomfield.  He was born in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1929 to John Raymond and Joan (Hill) Van Kleek. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Peter graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York with a degree in Hotel Management. He married Barbara Jane King in June of 1954. Peter worked in Hotel Management early in his career, and later became a Founding Dean of ... Full Story

Northern Lights Gymnastics Meet

Northern Lights Gymnastics Meet

By Wendy Kenner Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional team traveled to St. Paul, Minnesota February 28 through March 2, 2014 to compete in the Northern Lights Gymnastics Meet. The Level 7 team placed 4th in the team competition. The Level 8 team placed 3rd in the team competition. There were several top 5 individual placements. In the Level 7, 11 and under Division, Kira Sanchez placed 5th in the All-Around. Katie Parsons placed 2nd on Vault and 4th on Uneven Bars. Madison Blair ... Full Story

Berthoud Library: your personal office

Berthoud Library: your personal office

So you’ve just downloaded and printed your kid’s Little League roster, and now you have just ten minutes to scan it and then email it to the other fifteen members on her team. Or, maybe you need to copy and fax your insurance claim so you can get that reimbursement check before the end of the month. Or, maybe your third grade report about flora has some cross outs and you’re desperate for some White-Out, in addition to a paper clip and a color printer so your cover does justice to the ... Full Story

March Star Night at the LTO

March Star Night at the LTO

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 pm Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The LTO will not have a guest speaker on this evening, but instead will screen the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney, which was released in 2011. Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and ... Full Story

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