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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Obituary: Peter Eric Van Kleek

Obituary: Peter Eric Van Kleek

Peter Eric Van Kleek, 85, of Berthoud,  died on March 18, 2014 at Broomfield Skilled Facility in Broomfield.  He was born in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1929 to John Raymond and Joan (Hill) Van Kleek. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Peter graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York with a degree in Hotel Management. He married Barbara Jane King in June of 1954. Peter worked in Hotel Management early in his career, and later became a Founding Dean of ... Full Story

Northern Lights Gymnastics Meet

Northern Lights Gymnastics Meet

By Wendy Kenner Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional team traveled to St. Paul, Minnesota February 28 through March 2, 2014 to compete in the Northern Lights Gymnastics Meet. The Level 7 team placed 4th in the team competition. The Level 8 team placed 3rd in the team competition. There were several top 5 individual placements. In the Level 7, 11 and under Division, Kira Sanchez placed 5th in the All-Around. Katie Parsons placed 2nd on Vault and 4th on Uneven Bars. Madison Blair ... Full Story

Berthoud Library: your personal office

Berthoud Library: your personal office

So you’ve just downloaded and printed your kid’s Little League roster, and now you have just ten minutes to scan it and then email it to the other fifteen members on her team. Or, maybe you need to copy and fax your insurance claim so you can get that reimbursement check before the end of the month. Or, maybe your third grade report about flora has some cross outs and you’re desperate for some White-Out, in addition to a paper clip and a color printer so your cover does justice to the ... Full Story

March Star Night at the LTO

March Star Night at the LTO

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 pm Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The LTO will not have a guest speaker on this evening, but instead will screen the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney, which was released in 2011. Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and ... Full Story

Obituary: Lenora Strachan

Obituary: Lenora Strachan

Lenora Strachan, 81, of Berthoud, died on March 3, 2014 at her home in Berthoud. She was born on March 8, 1932 in Erick, Oklahoma to Wit Wiley and Beulah (Wells) Warren. Lenora graduated from high school in Porterville, California She married Richard D. Strachan on December 23, 1954 in Lubbock, Texas. Lenora worked as a homemaker, but also had short careers as a telephone operator and a pharmacy clerk, where she also managed a soda fountain. She has lived in Berthoud since 1970. She ... Full Story

Treasure Island Meet

Treasure Island Meet

  Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies By Wendy Kenner March first, 2014 Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies Optional Team competed in the Treasure Island Gymnastics meet on February 22. The meet was held in Littleton, Colorado, and hosted by Active Athletics. The Level 7 team placed second in the team competition, and the Level 8 team brought home first place. There were several top 5 individual placements as well. In the Level 7 Junior Division, Kaiya Lindhardt placed ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2014

  Incident Activity for February 2014 Saturday, February 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 250. A single vehicle had slid off the road. There were no injuries reported. BFPD responded to a five-vehicle accident on Interstate 25. One minor injury was reported. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Weld County Road 46. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Fifth Street. Monday, February 3 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle ... Full Story

Obituary: Dean G Anderson

Obituary: Dean G Anderson

  Dean G. Anderson, 83, of Berthoud, Colorado, died on February 22, 2014 at home. He was born on June 23, 1930 in Loveland, to Edwin Swan and Helen Josephine (Peterson) Anderson. Dean graduated from Loveland High School in 1948 and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. He married Betty Jo Janssen on September 15, 1950 in Loveland. Dean worked as a farmer and rancher all of his life. He has lived in the Loveland/Berthoud area all of his life. Dean was a lifelong ... Full Story

Falafel King recalls Hatch Green Chile

Falafel King recalls Hatch Green Chile

  Falafel King recalls Hatch Green Chile Hummus and Hatch Green Chile Wraps because of possible Listeria contamination   Company name: Falafel King of Boulder, Colo.   Product names: ·         Hatch Green Chile Hummus in 10-ounce containers with “sell by” dates 02/14/2014 through 03/16/2014 ·         8.5-ounce Hatch Green Chile Wraps   Reason for recall: Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes in the green chili from the ... Full Story

Partisan politics in our schools

Partisan politics in our schools

  School boards become next front in partisan battle Education policy draws higher interest as political parties put more resources into races By Alex Burness Reporter-Herald Staff Writer In a public comment at Wednesday night's Thompson School District Board of Education meeting, Windsor's Amie Toerge lit into Bryce Carlson, the board's vice president, accusing him of helping usher partisan politics into the district. "I was appalled to learn that (Carlson) is currently ... Full Story

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