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‘Area News’ Archives

Jabaily Scholarship a Community Legacy

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder      Dr. Joe Jabaily moved to the region in 1983, and made a lasting impression on northern Colorado that continues on even after his tragic death in 2004.     Neurologist, triathlete and Thompson School District advocate, Jabaily was running for State House District 51 for a second time when he was killed during a charity bicycle race. The local papers called it a tragic loss to the community.     Upon moving ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 11

Tuesday, June 2 A woman doing her morning shopping at Hays Market left her purse in the shopping cart and it was gone when she returned to get it. Dispatch received a late evening call from a man with questions about bees. Wednesday, June 3 A Keep Circle resident reported a male on a dirt bike who rides in the area at high speed and does wheelies. He reported that the bike had been put away, but asked for police to be on the lookout. At the request of the Larimer County Sheriff’s ... Full Story

Fire Beat: June 11

Tuesday, June 2 BFPD assisted with a medical call on County Road 23E. Wednesday, June 3 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Dove Lane. Friday, June 5 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Weld County Road 10E. Saturday, June 6 BFPD responded to a medical call on Weld County Road 8 for a 13-year-old who had been thrown from a horse. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call on Bimson Ave. for a person with a head injury. The patient was treated and released on ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Ophiuchus and the Serpent

By Deborah Byrd EarthSky Communications Thursday, June 11, 2009 Hopefully, you’ll have a dark, country sky for today’s view. If so, you might catch a glimpse of the constellation Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer. Its head is marked by the star Rasalhague. (more…)

Space Etiquette Talk at Little Thompson on June 19

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory is Friday, June 19, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. The LTO is located at 850 Spartan Ave. at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school); directions are posted on the Web site at www.starkids.org. Guest speaker for this Friday is Dr Suzanne Metlay, who will talk about  “Bad Behavior in Space” — Why we need rules of the road for satellites and a code of conduct for space-farers. Satellites crash into each other, astronauts hide ... Full Story

Group Publishing Taking Apps for Community Service

For the 14th year in a row, Group Publishing is giving away cash awards to a variety of Northern Colorado charities. Every year, Group gives a portion of its profits back to the community. Since 1997, Group has donated more than $560,000 to non-profit organizations in Northern Colorado through Group’s Community Service Awards. This year Group will award $61,000 to various organizations. All nonprofit organizations (as certified by the IRS) that provide services in Northern Colorado are ... Full Story

Youth 411: A 'Wheel' Good Time

By P.J. DiPentino Berthoud Recorder When I was ten years old my Mom struggled to keep my brother and sisters occupied with little money. Fresh off of a divorce from my father, she often found herself with limited finances. Birthdays and Christmases were tight, but somehow we always seemed to get by. One year I awoke at Christmas and was surprised at what I found under the tree. It was a unicycle. (more…)

Berthoud Bikes!

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Similar to programs launched in Fort Collins and Portland, Ore., Berthoud will soon have its own bike sharing program. Town Administrator Jim White announced this week the Town will begin providing free bike “loaners” to residents and visitors. (more…)

Water World: Parker Brothers Gamed to Make a Splash in

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LYONS — The question was asked — who is the better kayaker, Garrett Parker or his younger brother Keegan? And almost as soon as the question was asked they both had an answer. “Me,” they said simultaneously. That’s how competitive the sons of Kevin and Becky Parker are. But, in truth, while the sibling rivalry may be a friendly one, their competitiveness is unquestioned. Novice kayakers who only took up the sport in February and who didn’t ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: Winds of Change Blowing for

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The winds sure have been blowing as of late in Denver. What am I talking about? Take a look at the professional sports scene in the Mile High City. Of the city’s four major professional sports teams, only the Denver Nuggets will have the same head coach next season. How hard is that to believe? Well, OK, not too difficult considering the success the Carmelo Anthony-led Nuggets had in this year’s NBA playoffs, reaching the Western Conference Finals and ... Full Story

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