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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

‘Area News’ Archives

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Still Relevant

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Chosen as this year’s One Book, One Denver title, the American classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” is also the only non-Shakespeare related undertaking in the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s 2009 season. It also opened on Saturday, July 18 to an exuberant and nearly standing-room-only audience. Based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee, and adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, “To Kill a Mockingbird” is both a simple and ... Full Story

Engagement: Burgess-Schmidt

Sarah Burgess, the daughter of Rodney and Linda Burgess of Berthoud and Jamason Schmidt, the son of the late Barry Schmidt and Mary Schmidt of Berthoud are pleased to announce their engagement. The happy couple met on the first day of college in a composition class.  Their professor often caught them flirting and would tease them about getting married, little did she know how right she was! (more…)

Fire Beat: July 23, 2009

Monday, July 13 BFPD responded to a residence on Weld County Road 6 for a carbon monoxide detection alarm inspection. This alarm was due to a faulty detector. BFPD responded to a reported burn on County Road 21 and Martingale Drive. This was a controlled burn but the owner was asked to extinguish the fire due to high winds. Tuesday, July 14 BFPD responded to a reported garage fire on Mount Massive Avenue. Upon arrival to the residence, light smoke was coming from the garage. The fire was ... Full Story

Dirt Devils Needed

Horticulture Volunteers, playfully known as “Dirt Devils,” are needed to help the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources and to support the gardens at Larimer County’s Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space (between Fort Collins and Loveland) and at the Bison Visitor Center (near Carter Lake southwest of Loveland).  If you love to garden, call for more information and let’s dig in! Contact C.J. Cullins, Volunteer Program Coordinator, at (970) ... Full Story

Former Assistant Barron Named BHS Boys Soccer Coach

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder   John Barron, Berthoud’s assistant boys soccer coach for the past four seasons, was named the team’s head coach by new school athletic director Mark Avery on Tuesday. The 43-year-old replaces Jeff Benjamin, who left for a similar position at Mountain View High School last month. (more…)

Volleyball Coach Leaves Mark on Program Not Once, But

Role Players: Mil Santos Sixth in a 10-part series They are husbands, fathers, wives and mothers. They also either have been, are or will still be 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. Through Aug. 20, the Berthoud Recorder will take a look at them and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder It doesn’t take much to know how important Mil Santos has been to ... Full Story

Carron Returns for Another Stint with Junior National

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Tyler Carron was disappointed that he didn’t make the U.S. national sled hockey team like his fellow former Berthoud teammate Nikko Landeros. But Carron got the next best thing. He was chosen for the junior national team, formerly the Under-20 squad, as one of eight forwards on the 15-player roster for head coach Bob O’Connor. He is one of 14 returning members from last year’s squad. The only newcomer is Tyler Anderson of Jenison, Mich. (more…)

Late-Season Surge, Seattle's Collapse Send Force

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — Emily Pfankuch made it a habit not to look at the W-League soccer standings. But even the Colorado Force forward probably had to take a peek going into Friday’s regular-season finale with Vancouver at Loveland Sports Park. The Force, coming off consecutive wins in Los Angeles earlier in the week, sat tied with Seattle at 15 points, one ahead of the visiting Whitecaps, as play started in the league’s final weekend. All three teams were in ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: Let's Play Ball Here in

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The Colorado Eagles are done until October. The Colorado Ice saw its indoor football season end this weekend in Fairbanks, Alaska. At least the Colorado Force women’s soccer season still has at least one game left, even if it is at Western Conference and defending W-League champion Pali. (more…)

Spartans Start Strong, Not Enough to Take Home World

Berthoud Recorder PARK CITY, Utah — Things started about as well as one could hope for the Berthoud Spartans U-14 softball team at last week’s Triple Crown World Series. But it’s the way the 33-team tournament ended that, unfortunately, is what will be remembered. (more…)

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