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Saturday, October 25, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

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

Hansen embraces new experiences and friends at BHS

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Foreign exchange student Nils Hansen said he felt nervous about starting at an American high school two weeks after arriving from Germany. The feeling only lasted about two hours into the first day of school. “People at home who had been to America said everyone is very friendly and open,” said Nils. (more…)

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…)

Share the scare: 15 scary movies for a fun Halloween

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder Kid stuff Coraline (2009) A dark and haunting tale of a girl who is tired of being ignored by her parents, “Coraline” stands out as one of the creepiest kids movies to come out. Using beautiful stop-motion, Director Henry Selick creates a great story for kids looking for a scare who aren't ready for the more adult fare in the horror genre. Monster House (2006) What initially looked like a pretty harmless animated movie actually scared the pants off parents ... Full Story

Bring on the fun of autumn

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder This is really a great time of year with a lot of activity involving the kids. The high school band strutted their stuff at the big northern Colorado band competition last week. While I could not stay for the whole six hours of performances, I did manage to see a couple of area bands perform. (more…)

Tales from the road: When in Rome

By Megan Reece Thomas Berthoud Recorder You know how when a guy is having lady troubles here at home, his buddies take him out for a beer? In Italy they’d take him out for a piece of tiramisu. Yes, it’s a culture after my own heart; and my husband and I were lucky enough to spend our weeklong honeymoon in as Rome. In Rome we saw tremendous pride in cuisine. Italians know that the best wine, olives, olive oil and balsamic vinegar come from Italy, but it’s not like they’re going to ... Full Story

Women facing breast cancer don’t have to go it alone

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder A breast cancer diagnosis often brings feelings of shock, anxiety, fear and even depression. Although a patient may have a team of doctors to administer and recommend medical treatment, meeting emotional needs is also vital for strength during treatment and recovery. Support groups not only allow those with cancer to share their experiences and feelings with fellow patients, it provides a common ground where one can share resources and information, helping ... Full Story

Police Beat: Oct. 22, 2009

Tuesday, Oct. 13 A Ninth St. resident complained, “Barking dog in the back yard won’t stop.” All was quiet when the officer arrived. Police assisted when an off-duty police officer reported a hit-and-run incident on I-25. Police were unable to locate a careless driver at Berthoud High School. The silver SUV was reported to have been speeding in the parking lot and driving the wrong direction in a one-way zone.  (more…)

Fire Beat: Oct. 22, 2009

Monday, Oct. 12 BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 249 for a single-vehicle accident.  There were no injuries. Tuesday, Oct. 13 BFPD assisted with a medical call for a possible stroke on West County Road 4. Responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 25. A truck had light smoke coming from the engine compartment. The fire was extinguished. Wednesday, Oct. 14 BFPD responded to Interstate 25 at mile marker 250 for a two-vehicle accident. There were minor damages to the ... Full Story

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