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Friday, December 15, 2017

‘Area News’ Archives

SPRING PREVIEW: BHS Track and Field

It’s All in the Numbers If nothing else, Colby Schultz has to like what he sees every time the Berthoud track and field coach shows up at practice. It doesn’t have to be what his athletes are doing. It’s just the sheer number of them there. With a team of more than 60 student-athletes out this year — more than double last year’s total of 31 — the Spartans, if for no other reason, have to be considered a surprise team in the 4A Northern Conference this year. “Last year, we had a ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Eagles Nab Sixth Division Banner

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — The Colorado Eagles captured their sixth Northwest Division title despite a 4-3 shootout loss at the Mississippi RiverKings on Saturday night. Colorado was the first team in the Central Hockey League to secure a playoff spot and the second team, behind the Odessa Jackalopes, to win a division title. The Eagles wrap up their regular season March 21. Playoff dates and opponents will be announced as soon as possible. Against the RiverKings, Colorado took a 3-1 lead into the ... Full Story

This Can't Be Opera!

What: Loveland Opera Theater’s production of “Elixir of Love,” directed by Juliana Bishop Hoch and Brian Clay Luedloff When: Friday, Mar. 6 and Saturday, Mar. 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Mar. 8 at 2:30 p.m.; informal talks before performances at 6:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Where: The Rialto Theater, 228 E. 4th St., Loveland. Tickets: www.ci.Loveland.co.us/Rialto Information: www.FortNet.org/LOT Two alternating casts perform Opera is not for everyone, and I'm not going to pretend it is, but for ... Full Story

Town Board Renews Administrator's Contract

Following a brief study session, the Berthoud Board of Trustees agreed to renew Town Administrator Jim White's contract. The decision was reached following more than two hours of closed door discussions. Additional details will follow as they become available. Category:  News - Local Category Lead:  Category Primary Featured Story Home Lead:  Home Page Primary Featured Story Sidebar Block:  sidebar block item?

Earth & Sky: Whimsy in the Sky: Moon and Venus

By Deborah Byrd Here’s the most delicate and winsome scene you’ll see in the sky all this month – maybe all this year. It’s the brightest planet Venus – now only a few days past being at its very brightest for this evening apparition – near the waxing crescent moon in the evening sky. Of course, Venus and the moon aren’t really near each other in space. I’ve heard this sort of celestial scene described as being no more meaningful than if, for example, you were walking down a ... Full Story

Sommers Celebrate 50 Years Together

Jack and Beth Sommers will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Sunday, March 15 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Berthoud Senior Center. They invite all their friends to share in this happy occasion. They were married March 22, 1959 in the First Methodist Church in Neponset, Ill. (more…)

Police Beat: Feb. 26, 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 17 It pays to report incidents to the police. While speaking with a Berthoud woman about a case, she mentioned that her grandson’s bicycle had been stolen a few weeks before. The officer recognized it as one in the department’s abandoned property and boy and bicycle were reunited. A loud hissing noise coming from the area of High Country Proco at 10 a.m. was identified as a propane tank being blown out. Police found a bicycle in the area of First St. and Indiana ... Full Story

Fire Report: Feb. 26, 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for Feb. 16-22 Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 BFPD responded to a structure fire on Schultz Lane. The fire started around the exhaust piping system inside the wall between the living room and master bedroom. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 BFPD responded to a wildland fire with the Loveland Fire District in the Bobcat Storm Mountain area. Two brush trucks from Berthoud were assigned to the fire until the late ... Full Story

Obituaries: Robert Roark, Verda Silbaugh

Robert Thomas Roark Robert “Bob” Thomas Roark died on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009. He was 73 years old. Born on April 22, 1935, in Rock Falls, Ill., Roark was the son of Jeanette (Andrews) and Howard Roark. He married Mary Jo Wright on Nov. 25, 1954, in Princeton, Ill. The couple then moved to Colorado in 1957. Roark owned and operated Longmont Signs and Decals from 1964 to 1976, and then served as pastor of Tri-Town Baptist Church until his retirement from full-time ministry in 1993. He spent ... Full Story

Hoffman-Stroh-Wynn Barn Survives Good and Bad Times

By Jenny Anderson Berthoud Recorder Purchased by Henry Hoffman on March 13, 1907, the Hoffman-Stroh-Wynn barn wasn’t part of the original farm or farm activities. Hoffman began his long journey to Berthoud many years earlier though. He was born Oct. 9, 1873 in Frank, Russia, where he grew up and then married Marie Elizabeth Spieren on January 28, 1892. (more…)

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