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Child Care Funding for Single Parents in School

Single parents going to school may qualify for childcare funding through United Way of Larimer County’s WomenGive program. Applications for the 2010 spring semester are being accepted now.   (more…)

Berthoud Economic Joint Session a Success

By Shari Phiel    Berthoud Recorder Due to the efforts of the Berthoud Economic Resource Team, and especially those of team member Mina Cox, Berthoud residents, Town staff, property owners and developers had the rare opportunity of learning what attracts primary employers to an area. A special joint meeting of the Board of Trustees, the Utility Advisory Board, the Planning and Zoning Commission and BERT was held on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at Brookside Gardens on State Highway 56 in ... Full Story

Teen Tuesdays a Hit at the Berthoud Library

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Middle school students not involved in sports often find few organized activities after school. (more…)

Berthoud Library Plays Host to LEGO Building

Local Non-Profit Action Works Prepares for Annual Thompson School District Robotics EXPO at Berthoud High School Master LEGO builders joined together Saturday, Sept. 12 to assemble 9,163 LEGO pieces into mission models for the upcoming FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Tournament, part of the Thompson School District’s Robotics Expo to be held at Berthoud High Nov. 7. The kits are the foundation for the 2-minute challenge students age 9 to 14 participate in at the tournament.  (more…)

SAAC Summary: Sept. 9, 2009

The Berthoud High School Accountability Advisory Committee (SAAC) met on Sept. 9. (more…)

Picture This: You as an Artist

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Picture This Custom Framing owner and artist Michael Georges is teaming up with Indigo Sky to offer classes on the essentials of drawing portraits and oil painting. With 20 years experience in several media under his belt, Georges hopes to build a foundation for a larger Berthoud-based artist community. He says he’d love to “get something going on every week with local art center,” such as Wildfire. But first, he says aspiring artists should know some ... Full Story

Loveland Opera Hopes to Hit High Note With

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder For those who enjoy Garrison Keillor’s ultra-suave gumshoe character Guy Noir, has Loveland Opera Theatre got an event for you –– a night of murder, mystery, music and Guy’s younger brother, Chad Noir. Their fourth annual gala fundraiser looks to be a night of uptown fun in downtown Loveland, with their original production of “Mystery on the High Cs,” discounts in local restaurants and an impressive selection of silent auction items.

Healthy Gourmand: Warming Up with Hearty Vegetable

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Sitting down to a bowl of home-cooked vegetable soup is a simple pleasure, as well as a nutritious one — especially as the weather cools down into fall mode. Here is a fairly easy recipe aimed to please busy cooks and their families. And it only takes about 15 minutes of preparation and an hour of simmering. When paired with a grilled cheese sandwich, this makes a great meal for lunch or supper. (more…)

Price of Admission: '9' is Animation Showing

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder The film “9,” with an appropriately timed release on the Sept. 9, is a new kind of computer-animated film with heavy content and a moody backdrop, imagined for a mature audience. There are lessons and laughs to be found along this dark journey, but it is not a sugarcoated children’s story. (more…)

Fit and Fun: Dance the Summer Away

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder If you are still looking for great ways to sneak in some physical activity, consider dancing. Throughout the summer, we've touched on belly dancing, foam sword fighting and fitting in activity in small bursts to get healthy and boost your immunity for the coming fall and winter. With every week, that time gets closer but it’s still not too late to pick up a physical activity program. (more…)

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