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‘Area News’ Archives

'Incorruptible' a Comedy of Vice

By Dani White  Berthoud Recorder “Incorruptible: A Dark Comedy About The Dark Ages,” is a lively and humorous parody, lampooning the overly corrupt dealings of a French monastery in the vice-ridden hey-day of the Middle Ages. This farcical comedy pokes fun at the ridiculous lengths that even the holiest clergymen go to order to survive and profit in those bleakly insolvent times.  (more…)

State News: Cell Phone Health Risks Debated in D.C.

Pennsylvania senator and brain cancer survivor Arlen Specter holds a U.S. Senate committee hearing Monday on the possible health risks of cellular phone use. At the same time, an international conference also being held in the nation's capital examines the scientific research on cancer risks linked to cell phone radiation exposure. (more…)

Garden Pick of the Week: The Whole Shebang

The husband-and-wife team of Michael Woods and Katie Woods put their considerable talents to work on their yard in south Berthoud. When they bought the house, the Woods were glad to have “just a bunch of grass and two trees” on which to create the garden of their dreams, with the help of Michael’s landscape design colleagues. Word around the neighborhood is that baby frogs and the oversized koi in the pond attract children. Send your garden photos to Editor@BerthoudRecorder.com. Be ... Full Story

Headcases and Ingenues: OpenStage's

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Like any good appetizer tray, OpenStage Theatre’s 37th season opener — “SceneWorks” — gives you a quick fix for your hunger and primes you for the main course. Fourteen vignettes,  from classic scenes to actor-created pieces, fill the evening with laughter, cringes, bewilderment and most of all, spontaneity. (more…)

Keck Brings Warmth and Care to Weekly Bingo Games at

Berthoud Recorder Volunteer of the Month By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder On Tuesday and Thursday at the Berthoud Living Center, the common area comes alive with the sounds of bingo. Residents start arriving a good 20 minutes before the 2 o’clock start time, shuffling in with walkers or slowly rolling up to tables in wheelchairs. (more…)

4-H Represents Berthoud at State Fair

By Gerri Roberts Berthoud Recorder This year Alisha Golsan represented Berthoud and Larimer County at the Colorado State Fair Performing Art Competion. Alisha’s 4-H project is horse, but she is also a very accomplished pianist. 4-H has allowed Alisha to pursue both passions. Alisha competed at the Larimer County Performing Arts competition on June 13, and qualified for State.  (more…)

Wildfire Welcomes Tap Instructor

Wildfire Community Arts Center welcomes Randy Downing to the fall 2009 dance class schedule, including kids to adults, in three separate age groups, with skill levels from beginners through intermediate. (more…)

Economic Development Coordinator Back on Board

Trustee Patrick Casts Deciding Vote with ‘Dramatic Conflict’ By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The Town Board narrowly approved a four-month contract with economic development coordinator Stephanie Salazar of Salazar and Associates at the Tuesday, Sept. 8 meeting. Salazar will receive $6,500 a month until the end of the year to work with the Berthoud Economic Resource Team and Town staff. According to the agreement, the services she will provide include attracting new businesses and ... Full Story

Aiming for the Future

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud residents won’t have to wait until November to voice their opinions on the proposed Aims Junior College District expansion and related tax. As per Colorado state constitution requirements, The Town of Berthoud has opened an official comment period until 5 p.m. Sept. 18. (more…)

Healthy Food a Priority at Turner Middle School

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder For generations, the food at school cafeterias has been the brunt of jokes and derision. From cracks about ‘mystery meat’ to the backlash after President Reagan’s administration defined ketchup as a vegetable, the common lore about school food is that it is unappetizing and not nutritious. Turner Middle School cafeteria manager, Donna Schuster, bristles at this characterization. “The common opinion of the public is that school food is bad, but they ... Full Story

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