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Monday, April 21, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Why I love the month of December

By Rev. James L. Snyder   It was a wise person who divided the year into 12 months. I really do not know who came up with this idea but let me go on record in saying that it was a good one. Each month seems to have its own peculiar value. Some months are better than others. For example, I am not a member of January's fan club. I am not sure if it is the longest month of the year but at times, it sure seems to be. I mean, after all of the excitement typically leading up to the ... Full Story

Auditions

Moon Theater Company The Moon Theatre Company is holding auditions for "Kitchen Witches" Nov. 27 & 28 at 6 p.m. at 340 Mountain Ave. in Berthoud (the Re/Max office). Looking for one 50+ female who is good with accents and one 25-30 male. "Kitchen Witches" is a full-length comedy that brings two archenemy cooking show hostesses together on stage in the same TV show, yielding ratings that would put Martha Stewart and Jerry Springer both to shame. Performances will be the last two weekends ... Full Story

16th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

16th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

  The 16th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly is currently seeking volunteers.     The purpose of the Santa’s is to bring a smile and feeling of love and encouragement to elderly by providing a loving visitor. Volunteers will be paired with an adopted resident living in a nursing or assisted living home in Larimer County.  A list is also provided if you’d like to take a simple gift along. Since 1996 the nonprofit group has organized more than 7,000 ... Full Story

Larimer County Treasurer warns of Scam

  Larimer County Treasurer, Myrna Rodenberger is warning Larimer County property owners of a potential property tax scam. Americom Global, Inc. out of New Jersey has been sending letters to Larimer County property owners telling them "Your name appears on a list of Larimer County investors with serious property tax delinquencies." The letter then offers property owners a solution and loan programs that tap the equity of the property. It also offers mortgages to property owners ... Full Story

Safeway-brand salad mix recall

  Safeway-brand salad mix recalled due to possible E.coli O157:H7 contamination DENVER— Safeway is recalling four of its “Safeway Farms” bagged salad mixes due to possible E.coli O157:H7 contamination. The recalled items have been pulled from store shelves, and no illnesses have been reported. The recalled products were sold Nov. 7-16. The following products have been recalled. They should not be consumed but returned to the place of purchase for a refund. Product ... Full Story

Leigh Bercaw featured at Macalester College

Leigh Bercaw featured at Macalester College

                            Leigh Bercaw: Renaissance woman By Rachel Adler TMW: Let's start with the basics. Where are you from? What's your Major? And what is your spirit animal? Leigh: Oh man! Those are good questions. I'm from Berthoud, Colorado. Technically was a French explorer, I guess, so it should be pronounced like "bear too," but if you're from my town it's ... Full Story

“Guys and Dolls” at BHS

“Guys and Dolls” at BHS

  It is time for the fall musical on the Berthoud High School Stage. This year’s extravaganza is the 1950’s Tony Award winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” Set in lower Manhattan, the story centers on the passions of hard-core gamblers willing to wager on any variety of chance or situations. They are countered by Sergeant Sarah Brown (Maggie Stamets) who heads a local Salvation Army-like organization and her missionaries. Nathan Detroit (Sam Kleber) is the organizer of ... Full Story

Poaching Alert: Deer In Larimer County

DENVER -- Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating a wildlife crime in Larimer County involving a large buck mule deer shot in the town of Pinewood Springs on private property along Kiowa Road on Thursday, Nov 10. The deer, noted by local residents and often seen, was shot in the early afternoon before 3 p.m. The entire carcass, including the trophy-sized 5 x 6 antlers, was left to waste. Anyone with information about this case or who may have witnessed suspicious activity ... Full Story

Zach Dinsmore recovering from IED explosion

Zach Dinsmore recovering from IED explosion

          Berthoud Marine recovering from injuries suffered in IED explosion By Pierrette J. Shields Longmont Times-Call Posted: 11/15/2011 08:54:26 PM MST LONGMONT -- A 21-year-old Berthoud Marine is recovering in a San Diego hospital after six surgeries to repair extensive damage he suffered to his left leg when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan during a patrol on Oct. 31. Lance Cpl. Zachary Dinsmore, a 2008 Berthoud High School graduate, is ... Full Story

Greeley firefighters hold fire to garage

Greeley firefighters hold fire to garage

    Firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 238 49th Avenue Place in Greeley shortly after 8:00 a.m. this morning. Initial arriving units reported smoke coming from a single family home. Upon further investigation, crews found the home owner had pulled a garden hose into the front door of the house and then into the attached garage to attempt to extinguished a motorcycle that was burning inside the garage. Crews had the homeowner leave to an area of ... Full Story

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