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Saturday, March 28, 2015

‘Area News’ Archives

Poe's Love of Painting Continues Despite

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Dewey Poe works on a still life painting while sitting at his easel in a sunny corner of the Berthoud Living Center. Carefully blending oil paints with his brush, Poe applies colors onto the canvas with steady concentration. (more…)

Exercise Can Enhance Health in Senior Years

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder A well-planned exercise program can improve strength, endurance, flexibility and balance for senior adults. Some studies indicate that routine exercise can also help mental functioning and reduce the risk of age-related dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Exercise can be a fun and social activity, especially if seniors participate in group classes. Whether exercising with a group or on your own, there are many beneficial options from which to choose. ... Full Story

Dear Margaret: Aug. 6, 2009

Dear Margaret, You may be the only person that I can talk to about this.  Our parents told us never to air our dirty laundry in public but I simply have to tell someone. (more…)

Fire Beat: Aug. 6, 2009

Tuesday, July 28 BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide alarm on Sixth Street. No evidence of carbon monoxide was detected. The alarm was activated due to a faulty alarm. Wednesday, July 29 BFPD responded to a commercial fire alarm at the Berthoud Living Center. There were no signs of fire and after investigation nothing was found. The alarm was reset. BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 251 for an accident involving a semi truck transporting cattle. The semi had blown a tire and ... Full Story

Police Beat: Aug. 6, 2009

Tuesday, July 28 A Third Street resident reported finding a bat in her garage. Her cat had found it first and she wanted advice on what to do. She would have no problem disposing of the bat or letting if free if it was still alive. A check of an abandoned vehicle parked in the 900 block of Wilshire Drive. showed it was stolen and the vehicle was towed. After a report of a loud stereo behind a house on east Michigan Avenue, police contacted the parties and they agreed to turn the Michael ... Full Story

EarthSky: Waning Moon and Planet Uranus

By Kelley Knight Heins Earth Sky Communications Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009 In the southeast about 10 p.m. or later, look for the waning gibbous moon in front of the constellation Pisces the Fishes. Just below the moon, near the horizon, will be the planet Uranus, also in the constellation Pisces. (more…)

Planning And Zoning Commission Agenda

Town Of Berthoud Planning And Zoning Commission Regular Meeting Aug. 13, 7 p.m. Berthoud Town Hall 328 Massachusetts Ave 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call               Christopher Thorne, Chairman        Scott Banzhaf Ray Johnson    Jim Doyle Dave Skiles John Goreski, Rural Representative All matters listed under Item 3, Consent Agenda, are considered routine by the Planning and Zoning Commission and ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: Ring of Fire is a hot ticket

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The heat emanating from the lights overhead of the six-sided caged ring made for a sizzling atmosphere Saturday night at the Broomfield Event Center. So it’s rather appropriate that the madness that brought more than 4,000 vociferous fans to the arena was Ring of Fire’s 35th event. And, let it be known, Ring of Fire is definitely hot. Twelve matches and 24 fighters had the lively, knowledgeable crowd, most of them consuming beer, on the edge of their ... Full Story

Parks & Rec Coordinator Finds Perfect Fit for his

Role Model: Brian Barnes By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder When Brian Barnes went looking for a career after graduating from Mayville State in North Dakota with a sports management degree there were few positions that would be a better fit than the one he ended up with. (more…)

Coed Softball League Provides Fun Break for Parents,

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Life can come at 28-year-old Lyle Fenderson pretty fast. That’s to be expected for someone who is not only a member of the Berthoud Fire Department, but also the father of a 14-month-old boy. But Sunday afternoons are his time. That’s when the former high school wrestler can, albeit temporarily, rejuvenate those competitive juices. Fenderson and his Berthoud Fire Department mates and spouses put on the gloves, swing the bats and get their weekend ... Full Story

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