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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

‘Area News’ Archives

Gardening Tips: Use Rocks for Natural Touch

By Mitzi Davis CSU Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County The nursery trade is looking for alternatives to plastic pots and trays that end up in landfills. More items are becoming available that are made from organic materials like rice hulls, bamboo pulp, sugar cane residue and feather waste from poultry farms. There are also “cow pots” made from composted manure. Nutrients in the pots improve seedling growth and the pots dissolve in the soil about a month after planting. Achieve a ... Full Story

Berthoud WWII Veterans Visit Washington D.C. Memorial

Berthoud WWII Veterans Visit Washington D.C. Memorial Honoring Service

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder   It was over 60 years ago when 17 year old Frank Macdonald (always known by his middle name, Sam) voluntarily inducted into the Army’s infantry. A short time later he and 186 men of the 4th Division, Company I, were marching through Europe, digging foxholes and trenches, engaging in combat, fighting and dying. Only 13 returned. Last Tuesday, Macdonald and 182 other World War II veterans from Colorado were flown to Baltimore, Md., and from there driven ... Full Story

Our Natural World: How Old Are Those Hills?

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder “As old as the hills” is what some folks say when they mean that something is very old. But, actually how old are those hills, specifically those lofty peaks of the Colorado Front Range, those mountains just to our west? That is an interesting question, and the answer is not simple. For one thing, the peaks of the Colorado Front Range, including Longs Peak to our west, Mount Evans to the south, and Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs, is a complex of bodies of ... Full Story

Engagement: Smith-Dingman

Del and Terri Smith of Berthoud are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennafer Smith, to Joseph Dingman, son of the late Kevin and Kim Dingman, also of Berthoud. The couple met in high school, and became engaged on Oct. 18, 2008. A November 2009 wedding is planned in Broomfield. Category:  Community News Image:  Long Description:  <p><span style=”font-size: small;”><span style=”font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;”>Joseph ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 7, 2009

Tuesday, April 28 A resident near Seventh Street and Capitol Avenue reported seeing two men nearby looking through the scope on a large gun. He said it was as large as a rifle, but was not a rifle. The officer met with the caller and waited in his yard for some time, but saw nothing. A motorist called to complain about a white van parked at Spartan Avenue and County Road 17. The van had a for-sale sign on it and the caller thought it was a road hazard. The responding officer determined that ... Full Story

Fire Beat: May 7, 2009

Monday, April 27 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Bunyan Avenue. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on WCR 10E. Tuesday, April 28 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on E. Hwy 56 for a patient having breathing difficulties. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call at Turner Avenue and CR 10E. BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 252 for a reported oil spill. A tractor-trailer had a broken driveline causing ... Full Story

BHS Roundup: Own Goal, PK Doom Girls Soccer in Finale

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LONGMONT — It took only 54 seconds for Berthoud’s girls soccer season to end in an unceremonious fashion Thursday night. First, Berthoud booted in one to its own goal, then Longmont’s Bianca Valdez scored on a penalty kick left of Lady Spartans goaltender Lydia Munoz early in the first half in the Lady Trojans’ 3-0 victory at Everly-Montgomery Field. Just over six minutes into the game, Berthoud (5-9-1) accidentally crossed a shot in front of its goal ... Full Story

Berthoud Girl Scout Receives Gold Award at Denver

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder On top of maintaining a superior academic record, playing on the tennis team and donating numerous community service hours, Berthoud High junior Katie Essig spent the past two years working on the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouts. The equivalent of the Boy Scout’s Eagle Award, the prestigious Gold is the single most demanding award that a Girl Scout can earn. Before a girl can begin to work on the Gold, she must meet a number of ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Forum Online

A new Web site for Berthoud town residents, businesses and community groups, www.BerthoudTownForum.com, has been launched. The forum was developed to provide the citizens of Berthoud, Colorado an open forum to share information, opinions, and ideas. Jen Rotar and Dorian Ryan-Tacy, who developed the concept, said, “This online forum is the result of a grassroots, citizen-driven effort, created specifically to enable communication and community activism amongst the people and organizations of ... Full Story

Engagement: Hasty-Voytko

Darrell and Deborah Hasty of Plattsmouth, Neb., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tawyna Marie Hasty to Jeremy Voytko, the son of Rick and Nora Voytko of Berthoud. (more…)

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