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Saturday, October 25, 2014

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Tour de Fat — Fort Collins Saturday, Sept. 5 at New Belgium Brewing Co., 500 Linden St., Fort Collins. Thousands of people on bikes will be celebrating the rites of autumn in this unusual mixed bag of events – everything is on tap, from costumed bike parade, to free music and circus performers to excellent food vendors. (more…)

It's News to Me: Marking a Milestone

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Wednesday, Sept. 2 was an anniversary of sorts here at the Berthoud Recorder. It has now been six months since we joined the social media revolution by posting our first “tweet” on Twitter. So what better time to look at where social networks have been, where they are now and where they’re going? (more…)

The Fourth Estate Holding Its Ground

By Jamie Folsom Managing Editor, Berthoud Recorder "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." (more…)

Around Town: The Success of Two Years

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder September 2009 is an exciting month for me. The first day of the month marks the second anniversary of Shar and I having our own newspaper and it has been an exciting time. While we have apparently flunked “retirement,” we have both learned a great deal from this experience. (more…)

The Day Ted Kennedy Came to Berthoud

By Gretchen Wolverton Special to the Berthoud Recorder It was 1959, and I was 15 and a freshman at Berthoud High School. Pogo Poge was playing Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" on KIMN radio; Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper had been killed in a plane crash earlier in the year; JoAnn Schleiger would mix you up a cherry coke for a dime down at Kyger's Drugstore; and Dwight D. Eisenhower was the President of the United States. My family lived in a little house across the alley from Doc ... Full Story

Celebrating Healing Partnerships for Veterans

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder After two long and often challenging weeks, four Iraq war veterans completed a very special training program. But this graduation came with more than just a certificate. These four took home with them their new service-dogs trained by the Puppies Behind Bars program, which works with inmates in six New York correctional facilities to train service dogs for veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. (more…)

The Healthy Gourmand: Flavorful and Inexpensive

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder For those who enjoy a glass of wine with their evening meals, or at a party with friends, there are many inexpensive and interesting organic varieties to consider. Why choose organic you might ask. One of the primary reasons people buy organic wine is that the grapes used to produce it are free of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, and have minimal sulfite content. (more…)

Off the Grid with BHS Teacher Jennifer Quick

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Over the past 10 years, as citizens across the nation have focused more and more on green living and reducing consumption of fossil fuels, solar panels and even mini-wind turbines have been cropping up on rooftops and in backyards in mountain towns and suburbia. (more…)

Sharing a Lifelong Love of History

Keeping the Flavor of Berthoud By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Dressed in early 20th century attire complete with feathered hat, Sharon Danhauer prepares for a Sunday afternoon tea at the McCarty-Fickel House on Seventh Street. An active member of the Berthoud Historical Society who serves as a regular docent, Danhauer is a familiar face at its events. (more…)

Seniors: Making a Budget First Step in Financial

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder In these challenging financial times, much advice is being offered about ways to save money and live frugally. For many senior adults living on a fixed income, money management is especially critical. (more…)

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