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Friday, August 1, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

“9/11: Rising Above”

“9/11: Rising Above”

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir with special guest Tom Brokaw SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will present a special 9/11 memorial performance of Music & the Spoken Word on Sunday, September 11th.  Celebrated news anchor Tom Brokaw will join the Choir as a guest narrator.  The program will highlight how Americans have risen above the loss and grief of 9/11/2001. The program will present, in music and word, how that tragedy—and other ... Full Story

Media choice: Economics or Bachmann’s outfit?

Media choice: Economics or Bachmann’s outfit?

  The election game is back as the media turns away from political economics and towards the banality of politicians.   "]And so it came to pass, as predicted, projected, and warned about, that the economy is about to tank again. No less an authority than Nouriel Roubini, once dismissed as "Dr Doom" for his predictions - entirely accurate - of the 2008 financial crisis, is shaking his head and pointing his finger again. In intellectual circles, there is more and more talk ... Full Story

Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud

Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud

Daily Camera Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud The Tigers walloped the visiting Berthoud Spartans on Thursday and did so in impressive fashion, 13-2. They collected 13 runs on 12 hits in only four innings at the plate to mercy-rule the Spartans. READ MORE

Mark Twain in Berthoud for Free

Mark Twain in Berthoud for Free

  Most of the time the Berthoud Community Library’s FREE Monday evening movie night shows movies. No surprise. But Monday,  July 25, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Dave Ehlert, who impersonates Mark Twain in Branson, Missouri, comes to town with his one-man show depicting the beloved author and raconteur. The program is well suited for families. 236 Welch Ave., Berthoud, 970-532-4372.   Dave Ehlert as “Mark Twain” Dave Ehlert began performing in 1967 as Elvis in what has become ... Full Story

Obituary: Wilberta Smith Allen

Obituary: Wilberta Smith Allen

  Wilberta Smith Allen September 25, 1919 – July 16, 2011     Wilberta Smith Allen passed away to be with the Lord on July 16, 2011. She was 91. She was born on September 25, 1919 in Berthoud to Wilbur and Margaret (Smith) Allen and raised in Berthoud where the Bed and Breakfast now sits. She attended all Berthoud schools and graduated from Berthoud High School. Wilberta enjoyed school and was involved in many extracurricular activities, including basketball ... Full Story

Free music from your Berthoud Library

             Freegal Freegal (rhymes with "legal") offers free music downloads to Berthoud Community Library card-holders. Choose from hundreds of thousands of songs in the Sony Music catalog.   To sign up for and use Freegal via the Berthoud Community Library, you need have a Berthoud Library card.  Please register to use Freegal at the library or call (970) 532-2757. Once you have registered, you may  Sign in to Freegal site with your email address and ... Full Story

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday

in honor of Col. Leo Boston   DENVER ­— Thursday, July 14, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, July 15, in honor of Col. Leo S. Boston. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to sunset. Col. Boston was the pilot of an A1 Skyraider aircraft that was on a search-and-rescue mission in North Vietnam on April 29, 1966, when it was reported missing. Col. Boston’s status remained as missing until ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: July 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: July 2011

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, July 2011   Friday, July 1 BFPD responded to power lines down near County Road 4 and Arleigh Dr. Saturday, July 2 BFPD responded to a grass fire on the west side of Interstate 25. A pickup truck was parked in the area of the quickly spreading grass fire. The fire was extinguished and the truck was not damaged. Sunday, July 3 BFPD crew assisted TVEMS with a bicycle accident on WCR 12. One patient was transported. Monday, ... Full Story

Rural America Shortchanged

Rural America Shortchanged

By Chuck Hassebrook chuckh@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs   The decisions we make in this time of economic and budget crisis - about what is cut and what is cast off – define who we are as a nation and shape our future. Policy makers in Washington are about to make cuts in farm and rural spending. The question is how they will cut and whether their choices reflect the values of rural America and the interests of most rural Americans. Congress must choose whether to ... Full Story

Keeping A Promise

By Daris Howard I had recently arrived in New York and met the group of young men I was going to be working with. I had heard that they often played tricks on the new arrivals, so I was wary. We had a regional meeting coming up, and the more experienced young men gathered around to give me some advice. John, the one that I would be working most closely with, started off. “When we go to the conference, there is a young lady that will be there that you definitely must meet. Look ... Full Story

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