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Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Get Involved in Your Community

The Town of Berthoud has openings on the following volunteer boards & commissions: Berthoud Economic Development Committee (BERT): 6 openings. Terms are two years. Meetings are held the second Monday evening of the month. Historic Preservation Commission: three (3) openings — two (2) openings for three years and one (1) opening for one year. Meetings are held the third Thursday evening of the month. Must be in-town resident. Planning and Zoning Commission: two (2) openings — one (1) ... Full Story

Motor Vehicle Licensing Fees Have Gone Up

New legislation became effective June 1 that requires Colorado motor vehicle owners to pay a late fee on delinquent registrations. This late fee is assessed at $25 per month up to a maximum of $100. The late fee applies to: Renewals past the one-month grace period Expired temporary permits New vehicles not registered within 60 days of purchase Vehicles not registered within 90 days of owner becoming a resident in Colorado State law requires that all vehicles be currently registered, whether ... Full Story

14-U Softball Team Clicking as It Heads to World

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Kendell Baker and her twin sister, Blair, are inseparable. Since the day they were born, there will always be a bond between them. That wasn’t always the case with their older sister, 15-year-old Daryl, however. Because she was two years older Daryl has rarely had the opportunity to be on the same team with her younger siblings. Until now. The Baker trio are three of 10 Berthoud girls on the 14-and-under Berthoud Spartans softball team, which has 12 ... Full Story

Role Players: Stan Kaufman

Turner Middle School’s Main Man Second in a 10-part series They are husbands, fathers, wives and mothers. They’ve also made their mark on the sports scene in Berthoud. They are 10 people who’ve made an impact in molding athletics in this Northern Colorado town. From June 18 thru Aug. 20, The Berthoud Recorder will take a look at them and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder He is at work by 6:50 in the morning. By 2:50 p.m., after teaching six physical ... Full Story

Force Blanks L.A.

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — The presence of family was nothing short of a confidence boost for the Colorado Force, especially for Lisa Franke whose family came from Hawaii to watch her play in the team’s Father’s Day matchup against the Los Angeles Legends. The result — a 2-0 win against the Legends on Sunday at Loveland Sports Park. With six saves from goalkeeper Maria Del Guercio and two goals from Franke, the Force put its first win of the 2009 season in the bag. ... Full Story

Woods Keys Twinbill Split for Berthoud

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Conner Woods did a little bit of everything in the nightcap of Tuesday’s Northern Colorado Baseball League doubleheader with Thompson Valley. But, ultimately, it was his pitching that Berthoud needed the most in a 3-2 victory. A game after Logan Schuster struggled to get out of the first inning, Woods provided the Spartans with a methodical pitching performance that has been rarely seen this summer. Woods scattered three hits, struck out four and walked ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Benjamin Leaving BHS Boys Soccer

Jeff Benjamin, the Berthoud boys head soccer coach for the past five seasons, is leaving to take the same position at Mountain View High School, according to a report in Wednesday’s Loveland Reporter-Herald. Benjamin, who will remain at BHS as the girls soccer coach, will start at Mountain View this fall. The move is pending school board approval. Outgoing Athletic Director Rusty Mathena said Wednesday morning that Benjamin informed him of his decision last week, but didn’t say at the ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: Lack of Rage Leaves Eagles

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The trip was so short that it was, literally, just a hop, skip and a jump down I-25 for the Colorado Eagles. But for the 2009-10 season, the Central Hockey League’s runner-up won’t have their home-away-from-home in Broomfield. That’s because in-state rival, the Rocky Mountain Rage, requested and was granted approval by the CHL to suspend operations for the upcoming season, effective as of Thursday. That’s too bad because, quite simply, Broomfield ... Full Story

Sports Schedule: June 25-July 1

THURSDAY, JUNE 25 Northern Colorado baseball, C-Team: Cheyenne @ Berthoud, 5:30 p.m. FRIDAY, JUNE 26 Women’s soccer: Colorado Force @ Seattle Sounders, 7 p.m. SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 27-28 Softball: Berthoud Blaze 18-and-under @ Firecracker Tournament, Arvada, TBA SATURDAY, JUNE 27 Indoor football: Colorado Ice @ El Paso Generals, 6 p.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 28 Women’s soccer: Colorado Force @ Vancouver Whitecaps, 5 p.m. MONDAY, JUNE 29-SUNDAY, JULY 5 Softball: Berthoud Blaze 18-and-under @ ... Full Story

State News: Mothers Group To U.S. Senate:

The National Association of Mothers’ Centers this week told a bipartisan U.S. Senate working group that a lack of flexibility in the workplace is punishing vast numbers of family caregivers in Colorado and the rest of the country. The group says many American workers are being harmed by public policy and a corporate culture forged in the middle of the last century, when "dad" went to work and "mom" cared for the kids at home. "Bring us into the 21st century!" was the Mothers' Centers ... Full Story

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