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Friday, November 28, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Outdoors Near Your Backdoor: Volunteer and Keep

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder Last week, I led a workshop for a group of master naturalists from the City of Fort Collins. As always, I came away rejuvenated by their energy. They teach me as much as I teach them. These volunteers spend hundreds of hours leading programs in natural areas for school groups, families and private groups, and they bring their own enthusiasm and curiosity to each outing. (more…)

Fit & Fun: Educate Yourself, Before you Believe it

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder There is a lot of bad health-related information out there. A few examples: picking your foods based on your blood type, believing hoodia extract is a miracle weight loss drug and vitamin C cures colds. But here's a doozy –– physical activity will make you fat. (more…)

Watch 'Our Living Legacy, Colorado's

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is going on the road to present its documentary “Our Living Legacy: Colorado's Historic Schools,” featuring six school rehabilitation projects from across the state. (more…)

Upcoming

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…)

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