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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Turner Takes Two Trophies at District Spelling Bee

Turner Takes Two Trophies at District Spelling Bee

By Thomas N. Berthoud’s Turner Middle School sent four students to compete in the district spelling bee last Saturday at Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland. These students coached by Colleen Bowker, were Hannah Stippich, Karsten Bump, Ken Kubik and Olivia Conde. Three of these students placed in the top four; Hanna Stippich tied for fourth place, Olivia Conde received third place, and Ken Kubik placed second. These three top spellers of Berthoud will be competing ... Full Story

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Takes Third at District

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Takes Third at District Spelling Bee

By Thomas N. Walt Clark Middle School in Loveland was the grounds of an epic battle of words known as: The Thompson School District Elementary Spelling Bee. The bee was separated into two sections; a written exam of 50 words and an oral round. Almost 200 students from 19 schools qualified for the written portion yet only 22 spellers made it to the oral round. The phrase “nerve racking” was used several times to describe the written ... Full Story

Glider Crash

Glider Crash

January 29, 2011 At approximately 3:30 PM Larimer County Sheriff's Dispatch was notified of a small glider crash near mile marker 284 west of I -25.  LCSO Deputies responded and were assisted by the Colorado State Highway Patrol and Wellington Fire also responded as a precaution. According to deputies on the scene, the glider crashed on approach.  The two passengers on board were uninjured.  The glider sustained minor damage.  The Federal Aviation Administration and the National ... Full Story

Eagles, Jones Overcome Szuper Effort in Arizona

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Arizona Sundogs, 4-1, in the first of three games in as many days at the Tim's Toyota Center. Colorado's third line accounted for two of their goals and Riley Nelson netted the other pair, powering the Eagles into a first place tie in the Turner Conference. The score could have easily been more lopsided if not for the work of Arizona goaltender Levente Szuper who stopped 38 of 42 shots; Kyle Jones was also stellar, stopping 34 of 35 ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 27, Saturn starts retrograde on

Sky Tonight—January 27, Saturn starts retrograde on January 27

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Starting today – on January 27, 2011 – Saturn will begin to go in a retrograde or westward direction in front of the constellation Virgo. That is a signal that the best time to see Saturn in 2011 has begun. Give me 5 minutes, and I’ll give you Saturn in 2011 The planet Saturn – a golden world that appears to shine steadily on the sky’s dome – is rising in the east around 11 p.m. now. ... Full Story

Lehman Newspapers sold

Lehman Newspapers sold

MediaNews buys Lehman Communications January 21, 2011 -- LONGMONT — Prairie Mountain Publishing Co., a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is set to acquire all Lehman Communications Corp. of Longmont. ...

Exploring a Kiwanis Club for Berthoud

Exploring a Kiwanis Club for Berthoud

“Berthoud area residents are invited to an informational meeting to learn about Kiwanis International, a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis emphasizes programs for youth and children in the community. Kiwanis Division #16 Lt. Governor believes Berthoud is an ideal community to join the seven Kiwanis Clubs in Larimer Count: Estes Park, Fort Collins, and Loveland. Kiwanis programs are available to high ... Full Story

Writing Contest for Berthoud Students

Writing Contest for Berthoud Students

  Berthoud Schools Fund Writing Contest   Writing contest prompt/topic: How has technology provided by Berthoud BASH funds influenced your education and/or the education of those you know? (Technology includes Promethean boards, document cameras, laptop computers, netbooks, and flip cameras.) Writing can be in the form of an essay, poem, short story, short play, or other appropriate genre. CONTEST RULES The entry must be mailed to the following address: Berthoud ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, January Students of the Month

Turner Middle School, January Students of the Month

Tyler Kennedy – 6th Grade Tyler is such a pleasure to have at TMS.  He always looks out for others and is willing to help anyone, anytime.  Tyler is a kind, caring, and considerate young man. Sierra Gosh – 7th Grade Sierra is a thoughtful, sweet young lady who is considerate of others.  She consistently has a positive attitude and demonstrates great effort and participation in the classroom.  Her helpful attitude ... Full Story

The Festivus Film Festival

The Festivus Film Festival

January 13 through January 16. Premiering in 2007, the Festivus Film Festival was created to promote high-quality independent films and filmmakers to the Denver public. The festival is not only celebrating its fourth year providing incredible international films to the public but it recent approval as a non-profit organization. The Festivus Film Festival was recently named by MovieMaker Magazine as, “one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the Nation. The 2011 promises to be the ... Full Story

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