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Senior Serenade Spreads Cheer

Students from Berthoud Music Studio, a local piano and music instruction program directed by Sandy Lundberg, packed the Berthoud Living Center Saturday morning, Dec. 20. Students were there to bring the Christmas spirit to those who unable get out to other programs. The young musicians, ranging in ages from 8 to 18, performed both Christmas songs and carols for the residents. Mrs. Janelle Flanscha, a Berthoud resident and parent of two of the players, led all present in the singing of carols ... Full Story

Larimer Adopts 2009 Budget

The Board of Larimer County Commissioners adopted the 2009 budget on Thursday, Dec. 18. The adopted budget for 2009 is just under $295.5 million, $653,000 over the Oct. 15 proposed budget. The Board also increased the 2008 budget by $64.8 million for a total of $354.3 million. In addition, the commissioners certified the mill levies for all entities in the county. Changes in the adopted budget from the proposed budget mainly reflect an increase of $650,000 in federal PILT (Payment in Lieu of ... Full Story

Small Donations Make Big Donations

Christmas in Berthoud Disperses Cash and Gifts to Forty-Nine Families in Need By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Christmas came early to 49 Berthoud families who are struggling this holiday season. On Saturday evening, Dec. 20, the volunteer efforts and community outpouring in support of the Christmas in Berthoud program came to fruition as dozens of people swarmed Town Hall to organize gifts, fill cars and trucks, and deliver them to needy families. Officer Jeremy Yachik, who organized a toy ... Full Story

Families Take in Yuletide Evening at McCarty Fickel

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder The former home of Helen McCarty Fickel and Dr. R.B. “Doc” Fickel was alive with holiday cheer and decoration during the Old Fashioned Christmas event Friday evening sponsored by the Berthoud Historical Society. Families who came with their youngsters to McCarty-Fickel Home heard holiday music played on a vintage piano, made Christmas tree decorations and enjoyed cookies and hot chocolate while listening to a reading of “’Twas the Night Before ... Full Story

Berthoud Library Youth Events for January

TEEN TUESDAYS! The Berthoud Public Library will be hosting Teen Tuesdays for middle school students every week from January through May from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Come hang out @ the library with friends for music, games, movies, homework help and fun! STORYTIME WEDNESDAYS ~ January through May 11 a.m. –– Infant/Toddler (3 & under) 12 p.m. –– Preschool (3-5 yrs.) (All ages welcome to both times) JANUARY STORYTIMES Join us for entertaining storytimes with puppets, finger-plays, music & ... Full Story

Obituaries — Dec. 25, 2008

Timothy Holder Timothy Holder, aged 55, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008 at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette, Wyo., of natural causes. A funeral service for Timothy Holder was held on Friday, Dec. 19, 2008 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Gillette, Wyo., with Bishop Klamm officiating. A second funeral service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 at Sundberg Olpin Mortuary in Orem, Utah with interment to follow at Orem City Cemetery. Timothy Decker Holder was ... Full Story

Illuminating the Darkness: Loveland Celebrates

By Sarah Kay Hurst Berthoud Recorder “The story of Chanukah is not about the military victory,” Rabbi Gorelik began, “but about the light that would not stop shining.” Over 200 people gathered at the Loveland Museum on Sunday, Dec. 21 to learn about Chanukah, watch the lighting of the menorah, sing Chanukah songs, and enjoy latkes, traditional potato pancakes, and donuts. It was the first time the City of Loveland publicly celebrated the Jewish holiday. Rabbi Gorelik, a member of the ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Dec. 25, 2008

Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 BFPD responded to Jay Place for an unconscious patient. The patient was revived and transported.  BFPD was called to a structure fire on E. Highway 56. Upon arrival there was heavy smoke coming from the roof. Loveland Fire was called for assistance. The fire was extinguished and was thoroughly checked for further hot spots in the structure. The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical. BFPD responded to a reported motor vehicle accident that had slid off the ... Full Story

Police Beat: Dec. 25, 2008

Monday, Dec. 15 A silent holdup alarm that went off at 10 p.m. at a local business got police on the scene quickly, but the business appeared to be closed. Apparently, the owner set off the alarm and has now learned the difference between a holdup alarm and a burglar alarm. Tuesday, Dec.  16 Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies made seven traffic stops on County Road 19 and issued citations to all the motorists. Berthoud Police made five traffic stops, but only one of those motorists was ... Full Story

Dreaming of Trains

By Ralph Trenary Berthoud Recorder Back in the good old days I watched “The Wild, Wild West” every Saturday morning on TV. Then there was the 1973 RTD plan that promised monorail Personal Rapid Transit by 1983. Teenagers can believe in miracles and this looked like a great future. I still have the orange book with the great pictures. It just doesn’t seem fair that James West had a railcar that rivaled the Bat Cave and I’m still risking my life and sanity driving on I-25. For over 10 ... Full Story

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