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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

Open House @ your library

By Claudia Young Special to the Berthoud Recorder The Berthoud Community Library District is ushering in the new year by hosting a family-oriented open house on Saturday, Jan. 17. All area residents are invited to gather at the library to enjoy performances by the “River Story” Puppet Theater and Berthoud’s own Branden Sipes. “River Story” is a family puppetry performance based on the Bulgarian folk tale “Zlatka, The Girl Made Out of Gold.” The show creates a magical atmosphere ... Full Story

Bacon Bits Recalled for Possible Listeria

DENVER– State health officials today announced the recall of nearly 3,600 pounds of bacon bit products nationwide by the production company, Patrick Cudahy of Cudahy, Wis., due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. In Colorado, the bacon bit products were distributed to 7-Eleven convenience stores and smaller independent grocery stores in burritos and sandwiches. 7-Eleven stores sold the products labeled as, “Burritos with Potatoes, Bacon, Eggs and Monterey Jack Cheese” ... Full Story

Police Beat: Jan. 8, 2009

Monday, Dec. 29 A Berthoud woman reported that her ex-boyfriend apparently posted photos of her on a Web site, along with her phone number, and now she is receiving lewd, harassing text messages and photos from people she doesn’t know. The report says that police took necessary action. A woman in the 1000 block of Welch Ave. found a man in her garage. He told her he was at the wrong house and walked off. She wisely went inside and locked the door before calling police and her niece. Everybody ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Jan. 8, 2009

Incident Activity for Dec. 29-Jan. 4 Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 BFPD responded to the area of N. 83rd St. and Yellowstone Road for a mutual aid request from Hygiene Fire District for a fast moving grass fire. They arrived on scene and worked with Hygiene to extinguish the fire. BFPD responded to a reported power line down in the area of Turner Middle School.  Upon arrival they found a power pole that was leaning from the high winds.  Xcel Energy was notified and responded. BFPD responded ... Full Story

Bad Words

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder It’s a cliché that bumper stickers are a reflection of our society. Well, I was following one that was particularly deplorable the other day. Maybe you’ve also seen this piece of plastic in the back window of our neighbor’s pick-up topper, “The Only Good Politician is a Dead Politician.” Something unsettling has been taking hold in how Americans make decisions in our communities and nation. Even though the alternatives are troubling and ... Full Story

Are Newspapers More than Just News?

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Like many people, there are generally two times each year when I like to be more introspective, reflecting upon past accomplishments, disappointments and future plans and dreams – my birthday and the start of a new year. With the start of 2009, I thought not only about my own past and future, but the Berthoud Recorder’s as well. Last year brought with it several controversial stories along with other items, such as letters to the editor, special columns ... Full Story

January in Berthoud

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder We have gotten into the new year, the days are getting longer and we have managed to eat most of the cookies, candy and sweet breads we received for Christmas. Now it is time to get ready for January activities and there is a lot to do this month. There are two events associated with the Library. The Friends of the Library is having their annual meeting and election of officers. Last year the Friends became a qualified, charitable organization which will allow ... Full Story

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