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State News: Summer Getaway Spots Up for Protection

As the season blazes on, some of Colorado's favorite summer getaway areas have taken a step toward staying that way. Representative John Salazar recently unveiled a draft of a bill he plans to introduce in Congress as soon as September that would protect about 63,000 acres in the southwestern part of the state as wilderness. (more…)

Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Police are investigating two deaths in what appears to be a murder-suicide. At 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, BPD along with the Berthoud Fire Protection District and EMS responded to report of a shooting at 20550 Weld County Road 7, located about 1/2 mile south of Colo. 56. (more…)

Price of Admission: The Ugly Truth

He Said/She Said Seems Fake to Me By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder   “The Ugly Truth” wants to be an edgy, R-rated romantic comedy in the vein of “Knocked Up” (which also starred Katherine Heigl). But it tries so hard to be like those movies it seems fake. As opposed to Judd Apatow’s comedies that have come out over past few years, “Truth” doesn’t contain improvisation that makes interactions feel realistic. They are firmly scripted, and it felt like they said to ... Full Story

'Bad Dates' a Good Show

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder The theater production “Bad Dates” is a one-woman show unto itself that makes for a very amusing evening out with the girls. The play, written by Theresa Rebeck, is a sassy, lively account of a single woman raising a preteen daughter while running a restaurant business and trying to get back into the dating game. The production is very personal and draws in the audience immediately with the opening line “Do you like these shoes?” An audience member ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud: Public Hearing: Proposed Ordinance

  PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed ordinance for rezoning of the Ludlow property, located at approximately Larimer County Rd. 17 and Mountain Ave. for Tuesday, July 28, 2009. The public hearing will be held in the Board Room of Town Hall, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, Co. beginning at 7:00 p. m. TOWN OF BERTHOUD Mary K. Cowdin, Town Clerk LGLB2009-51 Published in the Berthoud Recorder July 23, 2009  

Business Briefs: Free Identity Theft Prevention Class

Learn how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years — and thousands of dollars — cleaning up the mess from identity theft. This class will be taught by Teri Slater of MoneySense Finance Health Center. In addition, Apex Shredding will have their state-of-the-art mobile shredding unit on site to destroy your information as a fundraiser ($5/box or bag). This event will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2009, with ... Full Story

Good Books, Good Coffee at Berthoud Library Café

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder A hot cup of coffee, good books, free wireless Internet (wi-fi) and sleek black chairs with matching tables: You may be picturing Starbucks or the café at Barnes and Noble, but that charming “café” is just around the corner at your local library. The Berthoud Library recently underwent a transformation thanks to the financial support of Friends of the Berthoud Community Library District and the design expertise of local resident, Ruth Gassner. The ... Full Story

Berthoud Library to Offer Family Legacy Workshop

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Every family shares a history and sometimes poignant, sometimes humorous stories that are passed from generation to generation. Capturing that history and lore can be a rewarding project that creates a legacy for future generations, but how to begin? The Berthoud Community Library District is offering a Family Legacy Workshops on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The workshop will focus on important elements of writing and description to create a ... Full Story

Volunteer Ranger Staff Needed at Horsetooth Reservoir

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is looking to build capacity at Horsetooth Reservoir by adding volunteers to the ranger staff between late May and early September. (more…)

Big Thompson Flood Not Forgotten

July 31 marks the 33rd anniversary of the Big Thompson flood, and this year, as in the past, community members will gather to remember the great losses and consider their hopes for the future. (more…)

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