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Thursday, October 23, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Sports Briefs: 13-U Grizzlies Finish Off League Season

LONGMONT — Jackson Lussier tossed a complete-game two-hitter, and Garrett Swayne hit a three-run homer as the Berthoud Grizzlies 13-and-under baseball team won their final league tournament of the season at Sandstone Complex on June 27-28. Berthoud topped the Longmont Lobos, 15-0, in the championship game, which was called after four innings. The victory marked the fourth time the Grizzlies had beaten Longmont this season, scoring wins of 12-1, 11-7 and 12-11 in the earlier ... Full Story

State News: Consumers Getting Energy Bill Breaks in

Colorado utilities are working to cut back on energy consumption, and some Colorado consumers are reaping the benefits through lower monthly energy bills. Electric and gas providers, including Xcel Energy and SourceGas, have set goals to help reduce energy demand as required by the state. (more…)

State News: Tips for Staying Safe in Mid-Summer Heat

The forecast for the beginning of the week in Colorado is hot. Some areas will be flirting with triple-digit temperatures. That has medical professionals spreading the word to stay cool, stay hydrated and don't overdo it. These are crucial to avoid heat stroke, which can be fatal. (more…)

Anniversary Sale at Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store

The Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store is celebrating four years of doing business with a big sale the week of July 15. Each day, there will be a drawing for a $50 gift certificate. Wednesday — Furniture, 30 percent off Thursday — Clothing, 30 percent off Friday — Home decor and housewares, 30 percent off Saturday — Blowout sale, 50 percent off storewide Complimentary frozen treats Saturday only   Berthoud Location only Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store Web ... Full Story

Price of Admission: 'Moon' — A Space

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder Over the past decade, the world has been taught that a sci-fi movie meant an audience would be dazzled by incredible special effects but not the script. For the most part, these movies were just giant set pieces with just enough dialogue to justify them happening. But in the 1970s and ’80s, sci-fi movies challenged the viewer. It was human drama that just so happened to be set in the future or what have you. (more…)

Grant Applications Now Available

Nonprofit agencies that seek funding through the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado’s annual competitive grant process are now invited to submit Letters of Inquiry online. To apply for a grant, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization that directly serves residents of Berthoud. An agency may submit only one Letter of Inquiry. Letters of Inquiry must be submitted using the online application tool on the Community Foundation Web site. Letters may not be ... Full Story

Meal Deal: The Berthoud Farmers Market

Man cannot live by bread alone, but a fresh baked loaf is a complement to any meal. Syria Bakery has been a regular vendor at the farmers market for the past several years and is one of the busiest booths at the market. The owner, Peter Kaiser, has been baking bread since fifteen; an accomplished chef, he now sells bread up and down the Front Range at Farmers Markets during the summer months. Employee Kirby Crawford said there is no storefront, and likes it that way. “Hey, it’s much more ... Full Story

Business Matters: Berthoud Village Animal Clinic

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Dr. Ken Klingman has been treating Berthoud area pets in his friendly office on 10th street for more than a decade. Klingman blends his passion for biochemistry and medicine and his love of animals to provide quality care for cats and dogs. (more…)

County Wood Yard Closes Saturday

The Larimer County/Peak to Peak Wood collection site at Stove Prairie, 2969 Stove Prairie Road, will close on Saturday, July 11. Larimer County and Peak to Peak will return in the spring of 2010. For additional information contact Larimer County Forester Dave Lentz at (970) 498-5765, DLentz@Larimer.org, or go to www.PeakToPeakWood.org. The Larimer County/Peak to Peak Wood Sort Yard opened last April to take wood from forest thinning, fire mitigation, and beetle-kill. Larimer County is ... Full Story

Car Wash for Habitat

Speedy Sparkle Car Wash will donate $5 to Berthoud Habitat for Humanity for each Basic Full Service Wash or higher priced wash, or detail service during their grand opening week from July 11 through 17. There will also be other opportunities to give to charity during the event — details online at www.SpeedySparkleCarWash.com. Speedy Sparkle is located at 2664 Buchanan Ave., Loveland. Category:  News - Business News Image:  Category Lead:  Category Secondary Featured ... Full Story

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