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Saturday, July 30, 2016

‘Area News’ Archives

Meal Deal: Subway Serves Healthy and Fast

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Fresh, toasted subs made to order, pizza with toppings of your choice, yummy soups, healthy salads and best yet — it’s fast and inexpensive. Subway, on the corner of Mountain Avenue and Third Street, offers 6-inch and 12-inch subs, cold or hot, piled with the ingredients you like, seven days a week. For a late dinner, it’s often the only place in town still open. (more…)

Markham Recognized by Coors, Set to Lead Berthoud Day

Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce     For 40 years, Bill Markham has been supplying Coors “Banquet” beer with the finest Rocky Mountain barley. He never imagined it would land him in a nationally-televised commercial. The Barley Connection Markham, his son, Brett, and his dog, Bear, are all featured in one of the new Coors “Banquet” spots that he himself debuted during the 2009 Miller-Coors Distributor Convention. (more…)

Turner Kindness Awards 2009

By Ryan Smith Turner Middle School Each year the Loveland Rotary Club gives Turner Middle School a sum of money for the purpose of recognizing students for their character. Each semester at Turner several students are selected to receive the  Kindness Award. Friday, May 29, 12 were honored for their kindness at an all-school assembly with a card and a $25 gift card to Centerra Shopping Center. The students were selected out of 180 nomination forms from fellow classmates and ... Full Story

Gardening Q&A

By Shari Thomas CSU Extension Master Gardener Q: A branch on my crabapple tree is black and wilted, but the rest of the tree looks fine. It bloomed nicely, but the petals seemed to wilt rapidly. Is there a problem with my tree? A: Your tree may have a bacterium called fireblight. It is especially destructive to apple, pear, quince and crabapple trees, and appears about the time of petal fall. The bacteria overwinter in blighted branches and at the edge of cankers or sores on the bark. Sometimes ... Full Story

Gardening Tips: Reap the Harvest

By Mitzi Davis CSU Extension Master Gardener                                   Plant sweet corn and beans every two weeks through June to extend your harvest. Or choose early, mid-season and late varieties and plant them all at the same time. You can keep a bouquet of fresh basil on the kitchen counter for 3 to 4 weeks. Rinse the cut stems in cool water and cut off ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 4, 2009

Tuesday, May 26 A neighbor called to report that the house on Greenwood Avenue that has been the subject of an arson investigation has weeds, broken windows and the boarded-up back door had gaps. Noxious weeds ready to bloom in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue were the subject of a complaint for the Code Enforcement Officer. Wednesday, May 27 Police investigated a report of a barking dog on east Iowa Avenue. They found a small, barking Collie or Sheltie. Since the caller had not left their ... Full Story

Fire Beat: June 4, 2009

Monday, May 25 BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center for a person having seizures. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call on Indiana Avenue for a person experiencing severe back pain. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 287 and Highway 56. This was a two-car accident with heavy damage to both vehicles. A five-year-old was extricated from one of the vehicles and the patient was ... Full Story

An Evening With the Arts

Story and photos by Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Visitors were welcomed to the student art show as part of Berthoud High’s “Evening With the Arts” on Saturday, May 23. Above, BHS senior Ben Deeming exhibits the abstract and fractal artwork he creates using permanent markers, spray paint and ink. Below, Matthew Pond’s custom-made pens were among the many items for sale at the show. Students of all grades participated in the event, which showcased their talents. Also part of evening ... Full Story

Around Town: Quite the Hoopla

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder Watching more than a 1,000 motorcycles roll into town was quite a sight. They were not nearly as noisy as I had anticipated. This was the first time that the Realities For Children motorcycle poker run came through Berthoud and, of course, our first time to sponsor it. We were not quite sure what to expect. We were one of five stop over points on the ride and we wanted the riders to see what Berthoud has to offer and to enjoy their stop here. Thanks to the hard ... Full Story

Letters to the Editor: May 28, 2009

Overtaxed in Berthoud I read with dismay the notice that the Town Trustees will consider partnering with Xcel Energy to increase our energy bills by 3 percent, which will go to the Town. This, I assume is the same town that recently hosted a luncheon costing $2,200 paid with taxpayers money. We are simply overtaxed. Write to your town trustees at once to protest the Xcel Energy partnership. — Judy Lehn, Berthoud Gratitude to Berthoud I would like to thank all of the people that participated ... Full Story

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