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Sunday, April 20, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

The April BERT meeting

The Berthoud Area Resource Team (BERT) held their monthly meeting on Monday, April 19. The Business Appreciation Breakfast was first on the agenda. The breakfast is planned for Saturday, May 15 at Brookside Gardens, with catering by Origins Catering Company of Berthoud. Becky Justice-Hemmann has collected five donations of $500 each to help with the event and Larry Bebo of Brookside Gardens has given the group a “healthy discount” on the site costs. The Town of Berthoud will pay the ... Full Story

BHS senior Elizabeth Revera receives Daniels Fund

BHS senior Elizabeth Revera receives Daniels Fund Scholarship

The Daniels Fund announced its scholarship recipients this week. Three seniors in the Thompson School District were awarded the scholarship. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Rivera of Berthoud High School was joined by Rebecca Mendoza and Sara Watkins of Thomson Valley High School. The press release accompanying the announcement follows: Daniels Fund Announces 2010 Daniels Scholars 261 Deserving Students Receive Scholarships April 16, 2010 –261 high school seniors who have ... Full Story

Larimer County Installs Solar Panels!

Larimer County Installs Solar Panels!

Larimer County, Colorado – On Saturday April 3, 2010 Larimer County began a process to install the first solar photovoltaic panels on one of its facilities. The first panels were fastened into place on Friday, April 15.  The 26.82 kW system will soon be up and running at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices (LCCO) Building at 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins. There are two solar photovoltaic arrays: the first is 71 ft. wide X 20 ft. high installed at a 31 degree tilt; the ... Full Story

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal LOVELAND, Colo. – (April 14, 2010) – New Vision Charter School has chosen Ms. Carmella M. Schroeder as school principal, after an extensive search by the board appointed hiring committee. Ms. Schroeder received her B. A. in Elementary Education/Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado. She has a Masters of Education in Educational Administration from the University of Wyoming. She will complete her doctoral work ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 16, Moon between Venus and

Earthsky Tonight — April 16,  Moon between Venus and Pleiades

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the western sky for early evening. The slender waxing crescent moon sits between the blazing planet Venus and the Pleiades star cluster. To the moon’s upper left shines the ruddy star Aldebaran, the brightest in the constellation Taurus the Bull. You should have little trouble spotting Venus, the third brightest celestial object to light up the heavens, after the sun and the moon. However, you might ... Full Story

9Health Fair a hit

9Health Fair a hit

By Claudia Todd-Young Approximately 400 people received free and low-cost health screenings this past Saturday at the 9Health Fair at Berthoud High School. While it doesn’t take a village to provide these services, it does take volunteers from throughout northern Colorado. Over 75 volunteers made this year’s 9Health Fair a reality for those 400 people. This year was the first time the Berthoud 9Health Fair site was able to offer a chauffeured golf-cart ride to the ... Full Story

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey competition

The Turner Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team missed the Long's Peak Turnament at Berthoud High School, but managed to qualify for the state level by attending another district's competition. The team of Nicole Silvers, Charles Walkes, Olivia Conde and Olivia Eppler is coached by Barry Eppler. They chose to do he Nature Trail'r long term problem. This NASA sponsored problem requires a human powered vehicle and a camper along with a trail to traverse. The problem has several characters and ... Full Story

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, 16 April from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website www.starkids.org) Our guest speaker for Friday April 16, 2010 will be former astronaut Joseph “Joe” Tanner. The title of his talk will be “Exploration.” Joe Tanner grew up in Danville, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois where he graduated in 1973 with ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Board, Agenda April 13 2010

Did Magnetar create the mortgage crisis?

Did Magnetar create the mortgage crisis?

Intro by Gary Wamsley Mortgage bankers recently testified before the US Congress that no one saw the impending crisis in sub-prime mortgages and the financial crisis that ensued. That is pretty hard to believe. Either the top financial experts in this country are incredibly stupid or they are lying. Take your pick. There were people who saw it coming, and perhaps even created the crisis and made hundreds of millions of dollars at what turns out to be taxpayer expense. Two reporters for ... Full Story

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