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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

‘Area News’ Archives

Turner shines in Sounds of the Season

Turner shines in Sounds of the Season

By Gary Wamsley The Berthoud Recorder The Turner Middle School choirs displayed their talents at “Sounds of the Season,” their winter concert, on Tuesday evening. The show opened with the middle school show choir, the Fire Choir, under the direction of Paula Latchaw. The Fire Choir sang “Fire and Rain” and “The Telephone Hour,” with solos by McKenna Hawkins, Ali Berezay, Emmie Wellems and Anna Meira. The sixth-grade choir sang “Painless Opera” and “Operatunities,” with ... Full Story

Turner Middle School Students of the Month –

Turner Middle School Students of the Month – October 2009

6 Grade: Macy Funk Macy consistently performs will in class. She is always prepared and ready to put forth 100% effort.  Macy is a positive role model to others, showing that hard work really does pay off. 7 Grade:  McKenna Hawkins McKenna put an incredible amount of effort into everything she does; she is a conscientious and thoughtful student. 8 Grade:  Sarah Brickey Sarah goes above and beyond classwork expectations.  She is an independent student, who takes pride in her work and is ... Full Story

Fire Beat: Nov. 23-29

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Nov. 23-29 Tuesday, Nov. 24 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 252. This was a three-car accident with no injuries reported. Thursday, Nov. 26 BFPD responded to a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 251. There were no reported injuries and only minor damage to the vehicles. Friday, Nov. 27 BFPD responded to a fire alarm at a residence on Colorado Avenue. This was a false ... Full Story

Setting a new pace at BHS: Garcia, Avery look for

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder In the wake of hazing incidents at Berthoud High School last year and the retirement of Principal Leonard Sherman and Athletic Director Rusty Mathena, the school year opened with questions and hopes about discipline and prevention policies. Athletic Director and Vice Principal Mark Avery says the new administration has some good opportunities to move ahead and build on the strengths the school already has in place. “There’s a lot of history here; it’s a ... Full Story

Outdoor connections offer a sense of place, even in

Outdoor connections offer a sense of place, even in change

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder On a recent trip to Estes Park this fall, my husband and I were surprised to discover that an old campground we had visited many times had almost been completely wiped out and replaced with a wedding lodge. It was a bit of a shock. While not a supreme campground, it had been there for decades and held good memories for us and undoubtedly generations of other families as well.  Next to one of our favorite camp sites was a tree with an old electrical ... Full Story

It’s all about balance for vitamin A

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder I wrote recently that by aiming to get enough of one vitamin, mineral or another, you tend to get extra of other vitamins and minerals because most whole foods are abundant in more than one nutrient. We talked about zinc recently, found in abundance in oysters and meats. On the other side of the coin is vitamin A, found mostly in green, orange and yellow vegetables and fruits, fortified dairy products and eggs. (more…)

Letters: Nov. 5, 2009

Our Street Trees One of Berthoud’s greatest assets is its trees; something you probably don’t think about that often, but our public trees are worth over five million dollars. These are just the trees in our parks, cemetery and the public right of way. The care of these trees has always been a partnership; the town takes care of the park and cemetery trees and homeowners take care of the street trees in front of their homes and in alley ways. Most cities and towns do it this way, so ... Full Story

Keeping mentally sharp: Helpful advice for seniors

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Comedian Bill Cosby has a joke about your brain heading southward as you age. The minute you sit down, you remember what it is you have forgotten, he says in one of his vintage routines on getting older. (more…)

Fire Beat: Nov. 5, 2009

Tuesday, Oct. 27 BFPD responded for a carbon monoxide alarm on Foothills Drive. This was a false alarm. BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide alarm on Elmwood Street. This was a false alarm and it was recommended that the detector be moved away from the furnace and eventually replaced. Wednesday, Oct. 28 BFPD responded to a medical call for back pain on 2nd Street. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 287 and ... Full Story

Healthy Gourmand: Creative pumpkin recipes for good

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder There’s no need to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy the delicious flavor of pumpkin. From pie and bread to soup, pumpkin can star in low-fat recipes that not only taste good but also provide essential nutrients, including vitamin A. Here are three recipes to try. Happy eating! (more…)

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