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Sunday, April 20, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

View from the Sidelines: Schumacher Short on Words,

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Josh Schumacher, if nothing else, is modest. He’s a kid of few words. You’re not likely to find him tooting his own horn. So I’ll do it for him … toot, toot. He won’t boast or brag about his performance. That’s not his nature. If you ask him how well he did his answer is a simple one. “I did OK,” Josh said. But what is OK for Josh? How about taking first place in the state at the Rockies Skills Challenge, sponsored by the Colorado Parks and ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Loberg Sisters Take Top-10 Finishes at

Sisters Sarah and Amy Loberg completed their first triathlon, the Tri for the Cure, on Aug. 2 at Cherry Creek State Park. Amy, 16, placed fourth in the 19-and-under age group in a time of 1 hour, 27 minutes, 19 seconds. Sarah, 17, finished eighth in the same age group in 1:28.56. The Lobergs are students at Berthoud High School. A triathlon is a three-sport competition that includes swimming, cycling and running. Berthoud Rec Taking Registration for Fall Sports Berthoud Parks and ... Full Story

Highlighting the 2009-10 Eagles Slate

The Colorado Eagles released their 2009-10 schedule Thursday. Here is a look at five highlights during the upcoming 64-game slate: SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS 1. TEXAS TWO-STEP: Colorado opens the season with back-to-back home games against last year’s President’s Cup champion, the Texas Brahmas. Texas beat the Eagles four games to one in last year’s CHL championship series. 2. ON THE ROAD AGAIN, AND AGAIN: The Eagles play seven straight road games right after Thanksgiving and then has nine ... Full Story

Sports Schedule, Aug. 13-18

THURSDAY, AUG. 13 Boys golf: Berthoud league meet, Marianna Butte Golf Course, 9 a.m.    SUNDAY, AUG. 16 Coed softball: Berthoud Parks & Rec League tournament, Bein Park, 3:15 p.m. TUESDAY, AUG. 18 Boys golf: Berthoud @ Silver Creek, Twin Peaks Golf Course, 9 a.m. Category:  Sports Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home Lead:  None Sidebar Block:  0

'Sound of Music' Sing-A-Long at Wildfire

Join Wildfire Community Arts Center for a “Sound of Music” Sing-A-Long on Saturday, Aug. 14 at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Bring your friends, family and singing voices and enjoy this timeless classic with the community of Berthoud. The Wildfire Community Arts Center is at 425 Massachusetts Ave. in Berthoud. Bring chairs, snacks, beverages, blankets and be prepared to sing until the “hills are alive with the sound of music.” Category:  Variety Category Lead:  Category ... Full Story

2009-10 Colorado Eagles Schedule

Category:  Sports Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured Story Home Lead:  None Sidebar Block:  0

Perky Pansies for the Garden

By Margaret Wolf CSU Extension Master Gardener Pansies are often planted in late fall and early spring. Planting pansies in the fall helps them develop vigorous root systems during the winter, producing more blooms in spring. Pansies are winter hardy in zones 4-8. If there is a severe freeze, there is a risk of losing the plants, but they can survive light freezes and short periods of snow cover. In areas with prolonged snow cover, pansies survive best with a covering of dry winter mulch. ... Full Story

Planning and Zoning Public Hearing for amendment to

The Planning and Zoning Commission of the Town of Berthoud will hold a public hearing for an amendment to the minor subdivision plat for Bein Village Subdivision Amended 1st Replat on August 27, 2009. The property is located west of 8th St. and south of Welch Ave. The public hearing will be held in the Board Room of Town Hall, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, CO. beginning at 7:00 p. m.   LGLB2009-53 Published in the Berthoud Recorder August 13 and August 20, 2009

Youth 411: Sabados a Champion in Life

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder The mark of a champion is measured by his success. I recently witnessed a true champion that will be measured by the success of life. Twelve-year-old Alex Sabados, who races for the Berthoud BMX race team Rocky Mountain Racing, spent a weekend in Utah not too long ago racing at an American Bicycle Association national BMX event. (more…)

Price of Admission: 'Julie & Julia'

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder “Julie & Julia” is screenwriter/director Nora Ephron’s clever concoction based on the parallel lives of two unique women and the food that connects them. The film unfolds with the story of Julie Powell (Amy Adams,) a young woman living an uneventful life in modern day Queens who sets out to make every creation in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” while writing a daily blog about the endeavor. (more…)

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