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Friday, October 24, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

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

An Apricot sweet treat

An Apricot sweet treat

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado apricots are featured in our Colorado Apricot Shortcake recipe Available Now...Apricots Enjoy Colorado apricots dried, in jams or fresh from the orchard! Apricots are low in fat, sodium free, are an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and are a good source of ... Full Story

Time change for Commissioners meeting

Larimer County, Colorado – Due to scheduling changes, the Larimer County Board of Commissioners weekly Administrative matters meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. instead of the normal 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011. The meeting takes place in the regular location, Commissioners’ Conference Room, 2nd floor, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins. The meeting will begin with public comment at 1:30p.m., an agenda follows. The meeting is streamed on the Internet at:   ... Full Story

Cherry Pie Festival comes to Loveland

Cherry Pie Festival comes to Loveland

Loveland Museum/Gallery to Host Annual Cherry Pie Celebration LOVELAND, CO  The Loveland Museum/Gallery will host the 2011 Cherry Pie Celebration on Saturday, July 23 from 5:00-8:00 pm. The event will take place in Peters Park, adjacent to the Museum, at 503 North Lincoln Avenue. Admission to the event is free. Pie by the slice, ice cream and drinks will be available for sale. The Cherry Pie Celebration features: -Sharon Danhauer, Loveland Historical Society—A talk about Loveland’s ... Full Story

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