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Outdoors Near Your Back Door: Wild Turkeys Need a

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder Turkeys are silly birds, gobbling and strutting around, showing off their feathers. They seem so simple-minded, but you have to look beyond their 3500 or so feathers to find the real “meat.” Ben Franklin apparently had enough respect for them that he thought they’d make a better national bird than the bald eagle. According to history, the original rendering of the national emblem did not include a good likeness of the bald eagle. It looked more like ... Full Story

Holiday Traditions Show Dec. 6

Broadway Bound Dance Academy's annual 'Holiday Traditions Show' will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Come enjoy refreshments and holiday dances. Admission price is one non-perishable food item or a $1 donation to the Food Bank of Larimer County per person. All food and donations will be delivered to the Food Bank in plenty of time before the Holidays. Broadway Bound will match the cash donations to the Food Bank.  Look for Santa to make a visit ... Full Story

Veterans Day

Veterans Day eventDate:  Tuesday, 11. November 2008

Christmas Day

Merry Christmas eventDate:  Thursday, 25. December 2008


Happy Thanksgiving eventDate:  Thursday, 27. November 2008

Dam Project Receives Award

URS Corporation has received a 2009 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado for its work on an outlet addition to the Carter Lake Dam. The new outlet was needed to accommodate the growing use of the water resource, which is part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. (more…)

Police Beat — Nov. 13, 2008

Wednesday, Nov. 5 On an otherwise quiet day the Berthoud Police made eight traffic stops   Thursday, Nov. 6 Police were asked to assist in finding the owner of a truck that had apparently been stolen and was found in Adams County. A few hours later the owner called saying he had responded to a call from Adams County, but they had no record of his truck. An alarm set off at a local bank turned out to have been triggered by the ATM service company. A resident of the 1200 block of Aspen Dr. ... Full Story

Elks to Send Holiday Packages to Troops

By Lizzy Scully Berthoud Recorder This past July, the Berthoud Recorder wrote a story on the Loveland Elks’ support of an Iraqi burn clinic run by the 82nd Airborne Division. When the 82nd Airborne returned to the United States, the burn clinic was turned over to the Iraqis, and according to Troop Support Committee member Larry Reisdorff, supplies the Elks have sent have since not reached their destination. “We lost all of our contacts with them,” he explained. “I just got a box back ... Full Story

Northern Colorado Vets STAND-DOWN

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Veteran Employment Programs is hosting the second annual Northern Colorado Veterans STAND-DOWN, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Catholic Charities-The Mission, 460 Linden Center Drive, Fort Collins. It will be a day for any veteran who may be in need, may be homeless, potentially homeless, or who would simply just like to join other veterans for the day and receive some free services for the service they provided to our country.  The ... Full Story

Obituaries – Kennedy, Martinez

  Betty Griffin Kennedy Betty Griffin Kennedy died Nov. 6, 2008 at the Medical Center of the Rockies.  She was born July 14, 1945 in Tulsa, Okla., the child of William E. Fletcher and Betty Fletcher. She attended elementary and preparatory school in Tulsa. When she was nine years old, her father, an avid horseman and a member of the Tulsa Shrine Mounted Patrol, introduced her to her first horse, Friday. From then on, horses became her lifelong passion. Kennedy attended the University ... Full Story

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