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Business Briefs: Colorado Rapid Wash Joins Chamber

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder It’s a hot sunny day in Berthoud, and then the fire trucks show up. Not a bad thing if you own a car wash and your kids are thrilled to see the firefighters. Tom and Teresa Strizki, owners of the Colorado Rapid Wash, celebrated their ribbon cutting ceremony with ambassadors from the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce and two trucks from the Berthoud Fire Protection District. “We want to be a part of the Berthoud community,” Tom Strizki said. Wife and ... Full Story

Farmers Union Supports House Vote on Clean Energy and

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) Tuesday sent a letter of support to members of the congressional delegation from Colorado and New Mexico who voted to pass the amended Clean Energy and Security bill last week. "This was a tough vote," RMFU President and Mead farmer Kent Peppler said. "When the bill came out of committee, Farmers Union opposed it because it was so unfair to the family farmers and ranchers who have taken their stewardship of the land and water seriously for ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud – Planning and Zoning

TOWN OF BERTHOUD   NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF AN UPDATE TO THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD PREFERRED LAND USE PLAN, A PART OF THE BERTHOUD COMPREHENSIVE PLAN   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Berthoud Planning & Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing on July 23, 2009, commencing at 7:00 p. m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may come on for hearing, at the Berthoud Town Hall, 328 ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud – Bills Allowed May 2009

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Town of Berthoud – Bills Allowed June 2009

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Zimbelman Brings Stability to Public Works Transition

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder While he may not be familiar to many around town, Dr. Darell Zimbelman, the Town’s new interim public works director, is certainly familiar with Berthoud. Zimbelman spent 23 years working at the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, both before and after the district moved their headquarters to Berthoud. In fact, he was the project manager for the development of the new district’s new facilities housed on 35 acres on north First Street. In his ... Full Story

Trustees Scrutinize Lean Budget

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The Town has reserve funds to operate approximately 46 days beyond the present year, Town Clerk Mary Cowdin told the Board of Trustees at the Tuesday, July 7 meeting. (more…)

Summer Job Scene: Serving Up Summer at A&W

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder For teens in Berthoud, working in the food industry is a common option for a summer job, and A&W is just one of the places that employs many high school students.     Kristen Raney, 18, has been working there for almost three years and has finally earned her rank as a manager. She plans on attending the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley in the fall. Raney says the best thing about work is the people, because when you work with them ... Full Story

Youth 411: Hit the Pool

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder I grew up in Shannon, Ill., a small town 100 miles west of Chicago. The summer weather can be brutal, with 100-degree temperatures and 90 percent humidity. The town I lived in only had 850 people in it and there were not a lot of things to do. Our community did not have a public swimming pool and we often had to find other ways to keep cool in the heat. (more…)

Taylor Made: What Makes the Logan County Fair So

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder For as long as I can remember, my family and I have gone down to Sterling every year to the Logan County Fair. Some people might wonder why we would go that far when there are two county fairs within 20 miles. Well, I believe that there is something different about the Logan County Fair, and that’s not to say other fairs don’t offer something of their own. It runs at about the same time as the Boulder and Larimer county fairs. This year it’s July 31 ... Full Story

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