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Monday, December 22, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

The Color of Understanding

Berthoud Recorder Staff The eighth grade Computer Literacy class at Turner Middle School has taken on a unique mentoring role with Mrs Picket’s third and fourth grade classes at Ivy Stockwell. After meeting with the youngsters and getting to know them, the eighth graders create a coloring book especially for the Ivy kids.   With coloring books in hand, they go back to Ivy, read their creations to the classes and leave them for the kids as gifts of learning.  By all accounts, it is a ... Full Story

Champions of Life Rally to Benefit Dabbiero Family

The second annual Champions of Life rally will be held on Sunday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. Proceeds from this “walk, run, jog or skip” event will benefit Angelo Dabbiero, an eighth-grader who is fighting cancer. (more…)

Local UNC Graduates

GREELEY - The following local students were among about 800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado following Fall 2008 graduation ceremonies held Dec. 12-13. The list is tentative and must be approved by the university's Board of Trustees. (more…)

Larimer County Bids Farewell to Veteran Commissioners

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder A farewell reception honoring outgoing Larimer County Commissioners Randy Eubanks and Glenn Gibson took place Tuesday, Jan. 6 in Fort Collins. Eubanks and Gibson were recognized for their service to Larimer County during their terms in office. Their last official day will be Monday, Jan. 12. Eubanks was appointed Larimer County Commissioner in July of 2007 to fill a vacancy left when Commissioner Karen Wagner resigned. He distinguished himself in the areas of ... Full Story

New Face in Town

New Town Court Clerk Dianna Cummings comes to us from near Mead, where she has been a longtime resident and has put her hand to several jobs in Mead. Prior to taking the position in Berthoud, she was a stay-at-home mom. She is happy to be working again and happy to be in Berthoud.   Category:  News - Community News Image:  Category Lead:  Category Primary Featured Story Home Lead:  None

Christmas in Berthoud a Community Success

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The generous donations and efforts of individuals, businesses and churches involved in the Christmas in Berthoud event made the holiday brighter for 49 families in need of assistance this past holiday season. “It did my heart good,” said Don Dana, executive director of the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce, while talking about the volunteers and contributions to the effort.  Dana and others on the Christmas in Berthoud team had set a goal of raising $15,000 ... Full Story

Berthoud Woman Returns from Church Mission

BERTHOUD – Brittany Lin Burgess recently completed an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah for most of her mission and for a short period of time in the Portland, Ore. area. Burgess led visitors from all over the world on tours of Temple Square. She also assisted guests with their genealogy and other family history efforts. At the Church’s Welfare Center, Burgess taught guests about the welfare efforts of ... Full Story

Earth & Sky: Jan. 8, 2009

Seeing the Daytime Moon By Deborah Byrd and Larry Sessions EarthSky Communications Friday, Jan. 9, 2009 This photo by Dan Bush shows the type of moon you might see on Friday afternoon – Jan. 9, – when the moon is waxing toward full and visible in the southeastern sky in late afternoon. People are sometimes surprised on first catching sight of the moon during daylight. Somehow it just doesn’t “seem” right. But the moon is out during the day as often as it is at night. You just might ... Full Story

Starting 2009 Off on the Right Foot

By Sarah Kay Hurst Berthoud Recorder “It’s as much fun as it looks like!” said Eric Wollan after tap dancing class on New Year’s Day. Sally Nibbelink had originally canceled her class for the holiday, but sensing her students’ urge to dance, decided to hold class anyway and see how many people came. Almost every student was there. Teaching three tap dancing classes for adults at the Wildfire Arts Center, a non-profit performance center bearing the motto “Dedicated to building ... Full Story

Too-Tired-to-Cook-Much Healthy Meals

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Coming home in the evening tired and ready to relax, the temptation to pop a frozen pizza in the microwave and call it dinner is real and present. However, with a little planning, even the most reluctant cooks can create a well-balanced meal with minimal effort. Even if you realize on the way home that the cupboard is bare, a quick stop by the grocery store can solve the problem of what’s for dinner. Here are two of my favorite options: Salmon with Sweet ... Full Story

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