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Sunday, April 26, 2015

‘Area News’ Archives

1642 ” What’s Next? Traditions, or Just Stuck

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Musicals have always been a significant part of my family life. As a small guy I learned all of the boys’ songs from “Oliver.” Then, after my voice changed I moved on to learn songs that were beyond my stage presence or character to be able to perform. They were just great tunes or had meaningful lyrics. In these tumultuous times “Fiddler on the Roof” is worth considering in light of the controversy over “change.”  For several decades now ... Full Story

Around Town: On the Fence

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder We had a busy Fourth of July morning. There is nothing like having company coming to energize you into trying to make the place look presentable and doing all that repair work that you’ve been putting off. The repair work in question was the replacement of two cedar posts in our split rail fence. Even cedar doesn’t last forever. I think the posts in question were placed about 25 years ago. I have learned a lot about fencing since then and wanted to fill ... Full Story

FASTER Jobs Bill a Responsible Way to Create Jobs and

By State Representative Randy Fischer House District 53 I am a civil engineer by training, but it doesn’t take an engineer to tell you that you that many of Colorado’s roads are rutted and bridges are crumbling. And you don’t need to read the business pages to know that we are suffering terrible job losses. I know folks who have lost their jobs recently and I bet you do, too. These are tough times for most folks in Northern Colorado. Lawmakers like me don’t get to just complain or ... Full Story

Stu Boyd: Heart and Soul

Berthoud Recorder’s Volunteer of the Month By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Mayor Tom Patterson described him as, “the man who works diligently behind the scenes to make things happen and then fades away without waiting for a word of thanks.” (more…)

Police Beat: July 9, 2009

Tuesday, June 30 A prowler reported in the Pinewood mobile home park at 12:34 a.m. was gone when police arrived two minutes later. At 3:35 a.m., after loud noise had been going on for hours in the 500 block of Fifth Street, a complaint was registered and police issued a verbal warning. A barking dog in the 600 block of Munson Court brought a visit from the Code Enforcement Officer. He too heard the barking and contacted the owner who said she would muzzle the dog. The house with loud stereo ... Full Story

Harris, Walton Reception Saturday, July 11

Jarred Walton and Becky Harris announce their marriage on June 27 in the Draper, Utah, LDS Temple. Becky is the daughter of Doug and Judy Harris. She grew up in Berthoud and graduated from Berthoud High School in 1993. (more…)

Athletic Club Owner Devotes Life, Time to Making

Role Players: Caroline Creager Fourth in a 10-part series They are husbands, fathers, wives and mothers. They’ve also either have been, currently are, or will still be in the future, actively involved in the sports scene in Berthoud. They are 10 people who’ve made an impact in molding athletics in this Northern Colorado town. From June 18 thru Aug. 20, The Berthoud Recorder will take a look at these individuals and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Caroline ... Full Story

Wahlert Pleads Guilty to Assault

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Recent Berthoud High School graduate Brandyn Wahlert, 18, plead guilty to third-degree assault charges filed by the Larimer County district attorney’s office earlier this year. Wahlert appeared before Judge Peter Schoon for June 25 hearing at the Loveland County Court. (more…)

Berthoud's Waldo Honored with 'Quiet

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder There are not many people who could claim to have taught Sunday school for over half a century, but longtime Berthoud resident Shannon, better known as “Sam,” Waldo can claim just that. The Peaks Sub-district of the Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church recently honored Waldo with the “Quiet Disciple Award.” (more…)

Around Town: In the Dog House

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder The has been more of a stay at home than an around town week. Last week we had house guests. Complete strangers who moved in for three days. If you surmised that it had something to do with dogs, you would be correct. Perhaps we have become known as a place for whelping Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs or it may be that we are close to Melissa Culver, DVM. Dr. Culver is revered in the Swissy community and the folks from Durango had lost most of their last litter ... Full Story

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