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Thursday, October 23, 2014

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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

Obituary: Lenora Strachan

Obituary: Lenora Strachan

Lenora Strachan, 81, of Berthoud, died on March 3, 2014 at her home in Berthoud. She was born on March 8, 1932 in Erick, Oklahoma to Wit Wiley and Beulah (Wells) Warren. Lenora graduated from high school in Porterville, California She married Richard D. Strachan on December 23, 1954 in Lubbock, Texas. Lenora worked as a homemaker, but also had short careers as a telephone operator and a pharmacy clerk, where she also managed a soda fountain. She has lived in Berthoud since 1970. She ... Full Story

Treasure Island Meet

Treasure Island Meet

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner March first, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional Team competed in the Treasure Island Gymnastics meet on February 22. The meet was held in Littleton, Colorado, and hosted by Active Athletics. The Level 7 team placed second in the team competition, and the Level 8 team brought home first place. There were several top 5 individual placements as well. In the Level 7 Junior Division, Kaiya Lindhardt placed ... Full Story

Obituary: Dean G Anderson

Obituary: Dean G Anderson

  Dean G. Anderson, 83, of Berthoud, Colorado, died on February 22, 2014 at home. He was born on June 23, 1930 in Loveland, to Edwin Swan and Helen Josephine (Peterson) Anderson. Dean graduated from Loveland High School in 1948 and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. He married Betty Jo Janssen on September 15, 1950 in Loveland. Dean worked as a farmer and rancher all of his life. He has lived in the Loveland/Berthoud area all of his life. Dean was a lifelong ... Full Story

Fort Collins man sentenced for mortgage fraud

Fort Collins man sentenced for mortgage fraud

Sysum sentenced to five years in mortgage fraud Greeley, CO – A Fort Collins man convicted in a mortgage fraud scheme was sentenced in Weld County District Court on Wednesday to five years in prison. A jury in December convicted Matthew Sysum (DOB: 08/13/1969) of seven counts of Forgery, a Class 5 felony, and one count of Theft, a Class 3 felony. He was sentenced to five years for the Theft and three years for each Forgery count; the sentences run concurrent for a total of five ... Full Story

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