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Saturday, August 2, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Fire Beat: Oct. 15, 2009

Monday, Oct. 5 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Fifth St. The patient was transported. Wednesday, Oct. 7 BFPD assisted with a medical call for breathing difficulties on Horseshoe Dr. The patient was transported. (more…)

Berthoud High grad Yannutz wills way to Ironman finish

View from the SidelinesBy Michael HicksBerthoud RecorderThe last time Dave Yannutz visited his son, Brian, then a sophomore at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, they were working out in the weight room. On the wall was a poster for the Ford Ironman World Championship. “I told him that I’m going to do that some day,” said the 2006 Berthoud High graduate and 21-year-old senior majoring in marine science.Dave Yannutz thought his son was crazy.“He’s never been very ... Full Story

Scary movies for Halloweenies

By Dani WhiteBerthoud RecorderIt is always fun to watch a scary movie on Halloween. It isn’t fun to be frightened beyond one’s threshold of tolerable fear, however. Not all of us were programmed to revere the bloodcurdling, nailbiting, ultra-grisly horror movie, yet we can certainly enjoy the less terrifying avenues of the genre. (more…)

State News: Economy Might Raise Need for Energy Help

Recent data shows a rise in poverty in Colorado, but it doesn't reflect the worst of the current recession. (more…)

Power outage hits Berthoud

Recorder StaffBerthoud was among several towns that lost electrical power late Thursday afternoon. Berthoud Fire Protection District monitors recorded the outage at 3:10 p.m. for traffic, business and home lights east of CR17. Berthoud Police directed traffic and offered assistance during the four- to five-hour long outage. (more…)

Silk awarded for excellence

Recorder StaffAllstate Insurance Company recently recognized local Allstate agency owner Bob Silk with the Regional Champions award for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitable business growth. (more…)

Berthoud and state’s firefighters memorialize fallen

Berthoud Fire Protection District, along with fire stations and government buildings across the state, lowered their U.S. and state flags to half-mast Sunday in observance of the 28th annual National Firefighters Memorial Service. A moment of silence was taken by those on duty at both Berthoud Fire stations, honoring their brothers and sisters who died in the line of duty. (more…)

Third-graders dive into indigenous Plains cultures

By Laurie HindmanBerthoud RecorderWhen the tipis rise on Berthoud Elementary front lawn, the community is put on notice that students are studying the Plains Indians cultures. For them, “Tipi Week” is the culmination of a district-wide social studies unit that begins in August for all third grade classes. (more…)

Spring 2009 AP Scholars named

More than 120 Thompson School District students, including 14 from Berthoud High, earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP Exams. (more…)

Shoots traps and leaves

By Gary WamsleyBerthoud RecorderIt has been another busy week in Berthoud. The repaving of Bunyan Avenue from First Street to the railroad tracks went smoothly. The project improved the westbound approach to the track crossing so that it no longer functions as a speed bump. That is probably a good effect as that route will probably become an often-used alternate route as soon as the digging starts at the roundabout. (more…)

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