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OCTA on the Fun Trail of History

By Sharon Danhauer Berthoud and Loveland historical societies The Oregon-California Trails Association 2009 convention was held in Loveland August 18-22, at The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds. It was the first time an OCTA convention was held at a location not on the Oregon Trail. Many trail aficionados, called “Rut Nuts,” were unaware of the part the Colorado trails played in the development of the West. (more…)

Sunrise at Chaco Canyon Focus at LTO

The builders of the 10 great houses in Chaco Canyon created the most splendid buildings in what would become the United States. The largest, Pueblo Bonito had nearly 800 rooms and was five stories high; a size only surpassed in the U.S. in about 1880 (for a single use building). (more…)

County Board Openings

Citizens applying for any of the current openings on several Larimer County Boards and Commissions should be aware the application deadline is Friday, Oct. 9. Applications can be submitted online at or pick up an application from the Larimer County office nearest you. Currently, there are openings on:   Agricultural Advisory Board –– advises the County Commissioners and departments on issues that affect production agriculture and agri-business in Larimer ... Full Story

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.

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