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Friday, May 22, 2015

‘Area News’ Archives

Letter from the Publisher: Disinformation and Ethics

After reading the letter from the subcommittee of the Berthoud Economic Resource Team (BERT) to the Town Board, I read the referenced Berthoud Weekly Surveyor article. After that reading and then comparing it to the article that appeared in The Berthoud Recorder, I find that I must question the completeness and accuracy of information being provided by the Surveyor to those involved in this conflict as well as those in the community. I certainly recognize the tactics. During my 30 years of ... Full Story

Molly Deserved Better

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder News stories rarely stick in my mind for more than a day, and I can’t remember a Colorado story that lingered for over a week. That was before the unspeakable injustice in Woodland Park on Thursday, March 12, 2009. I might just permanently record that date as an onerous “red letter” day in my calendar. My computerized date book will remind me for eternity. In my judgment that’s the duration of penalty that the perpetrator of this crime deserves. If ... Full Story

Fire Beat: March 26, 2009

Monday, March 16 BFPD assisted Berthoud Police with a hazardous material spill on 5th and Mountain. BFPD responded to a wildland fire entering in the area of Parrish Ranch Road. This wildland fire covered approximately 13 acres in the Rabbit Mountain Open Space. Berthoud responded with Hygiene and Boulder County Task Force.    Tuesday, March 17 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcyclist on I-25 @ mile marker 251. There were no injuries. Thursday, March ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 26, 2009

Tuesday, March 17 A resident of the 300 block of Turner Ave. reported that a neighbor came to his house and told him that his dog had attacked her dog two days before. He went on to say that she “threatened the lives of his dogs.” A passerby found a credit card in the hedgerow by the old rose farm and turned it over to the police. A caller reported a peacock 100 yards north of mile marker 325 on U.S. Highway 287. The peacock was not in sight when police arrived. Police arrested a Berthoud ... Full Story

Honegger Awarded UNC Scholarship

Karl Honegger, a homeschooled senior from Berthoud, has been awarded the University of Northern Colorado Presidential scholarship for incoming freshmen. (more…)

Letters to the Editor

Healthcare Reform by the Numbers Each day we hear the shocking healthcare statistics: 48 million uninsured nationwide, 800,000 in Colorado 50 percent of bankruptcies caused by medical bills Severe shortages of primary care physicians due to debts incurred in medical school 73 percent cost increase of premiums between 2001-2006 30 percent of each private insurance healthcare dollar goes to administration and profits Then there are the heartbreaking stories on a more personal level: seniors ... Full Story

The Haworth's Hub: Century-Old Barn Has Served as

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder The Haworth Family     The first Haworths living near Berthoud were William John and his son Franklin. William, born in England in 1817, came to America with his father in 1824, after his mother’s death. They settled in western Pennsylvania, where he grew to manhood, married, and had seven children. He lived in Iowa, then Kansas, and after his wife died, came with Franklin to Berthoud in 1890, settling on a farm a mile north of Greenlawn ... Full Story

Historic Bank Building Will be First Downtown

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Using funds recently received from a state grant, the Town is planning to restore a historic building on Massachusetts Avenue where the police department is housed. The $109,000 grant from the State Historical Fund will cover approximately 75 percent of the cost of the work on the former First National Bank building adjacent to the Town’s administrative offices. The building dating from 1905 will be the first to be restored in the downtown historic ... Full Story

Engagement Announcement: Bunker, Reisbeck to Wed

Mary and Wade Bunker announce the engagement of their daughter Amber Bunker to Derek Reisbeck, son of Kimberly Mansfield-Kolo and Thomas Kolo, and the late Kirk Reisbeck.  (more…)

Rare Find: Mink

Ken Locke of Berthoud examines what he believes is a dead mink he discovered near the west edge of Highway 287. Locke said he worked at a mink farm in Connecticut when he was a teenager and felt pretty confident in his identification. At 23 inches long and three pounds, the animal fits the size description listed on the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) for an adult male mink. While there has never been a report of mink in the area, the DOW site lists their range as statewide Photo by Gary ... Full Story

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