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Ekart, Lady Spartans beat zone, Mountain View

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND -- Amy Ekart scored 13 of her game-high 19 points in the second half and the Berthoud Lady Spartans returned from the Christmas break with a 46-39 win at Mountain View on Tuesday night. Ekart keyed Berthoud’s 16-point fourth quarter with nine points and the Spartans (3-2) improved to 2-0 against 4A Northern Conference competition. Mountain View, which was led by Alicia Abbey’s 14 points, tried to exploit Berthoud’s woes in breaking the ... Full Story

Roads to the Future

Berthoud Focus of Transportation ChangesBy Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder When most people talk about Berthoud’s future development, they often mean new housing developments, additional employers, new businesses and others all aimed at improving Berthoud’s economic outlook. But all those new homes, employees and customers mean more cars on the road. The Colorado Department of Transportation has been looking at solutions for the increased traffic along the northern Front Range travel ... Full Story

Berthoud Hit Hard by Chinooks

High winds rocked the Berthoud area on Tuesday. Mountain Avenue east of the railroad tracks experienced a power outage lasting several hours, and customers of Internet service provider Skybeam were without connection after the tower atop Berthoud's grain elevator blew over. A spokesperson for Skybeam said the company waited until the einds died down to safely attempt a repair. The Chinooks, or snow-eaters, dissipated by Tuesday afternoon, temperatures are expected to remain mild until the ... Full Story

Mrs. Berthoud Thoughts for '09

By Ashlyn Bishop At the end of each year, it can be hard to resist the pull to set resolutions for the year to come. We reassess our priorities; finally take a look at the goals we made, yet ignored, or dream of the tiny, tangible steps we can take to become better or healthier people. I know it’s true because I am guilty of this process and this year is no different, except maybe I’ll accomplish them! In 2009, I have the wonderful privilege of representing Berthoud in the Mrs. Colorado ... Full Story

Happy '09 Tidings for Dabbiero Family

***UPDATED*** Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Although Angelo Dabbiero still has many months of treatment left, he and his family received happy news just in time for the holidays. Angelo, age 14, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive cancer of the muscle fibers. The cancer was classified as stage four because it was located in severl different areas at the time of diagnosis. Two weeks ago, CT scans showed all of the tumors but one had “melted away.” A tumor near the heart ... Full Story

New Year's Resolutions from Around Town

Photos and text by Laurie Hindman Category:  News - Local News Image:  News Image:  News Image:  News Image:  Long Description:  <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;">Verna Covey, Home State Bank Manager: &ldquo;New Year&rsquo;s in one of my favorite holidays. I see it as a time for self-evaluation. There are a lot of things in life you can&rsquo;t control. I think resolutions are for those that you can. ... Full Story

Berthoud Library Offers Extended Hours

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Beginning Friday, Jan.2, the Berthoud Public Library will be open to residents throughout the daytime and two evenings a week. Residents can now walk through the doors at 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday. The library will remain open until 8 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Closing time will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays and 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. “We’re glad to get back to this schedule,” said Library Director Sara Wright. The ... Full Story

A Cup of Coffee and a Familiar Face

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder There’s a familiar adage that says “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” That couldn’t be more true at the Jo-to-Go coffee shop on Highway 56 – new owners Tiffany and Peter Thorstensen have been here before, literally. In fact, the Thorstensens owned and operated the Jo-to-Go store from 1995 until 2001 when they sold the business to pursue other interests. A few years later they approached then owner Mark Chaffee, who also owns and ... Full Story

Happy New Year, 2009 is Here

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder As I look back on 2008, my biggest joy has been the rejuvenation of the Berthoud Recorder. The newspaper has come a long way in a year. As I compared the last issue of the year with the first, I found the change to be dramatic. With input from an excellent staff of editors, writers and photographers, the Recorder has become the leader in reporting news in Berthoud. I am very pleased with the results. In spite of my not being ready, Christmas has come and gone ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Jan 1, 2009

Monday, Dec. 22, 2008 BFPD assisted with a medical call for transport from the Berthoud Living Center. The crew assisted with transporting the patient. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 at mile marker 252. Both vehicles had minor damage and there were no injured occupants.   Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 BFPD assisted with a medical call for chest pain on Fourth Street. The patient was transported.   Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008 BFPD responded to Shultz Lane for a medical call ... Full Story

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