‘Community News’ Archives
Dallas, Texas (Action Works) April 25, 2010 – Colorado was well represented and had its best ever results at the 2010 VEX World Championships held in Dallas, Texas April 22 - 24. Three of the four teams were Berthoud and Loveland area teams, representing Berthoud High School (2 teams) and Bill Reed Middle School. The fourth team was representing Faith Christian Academy (the FUSE) from Arvada. All teams performed better than prior years and impressively all the teams placed in the top ... Full Story
The Daniels Fund announced its scholarship recipients this week. Three seniors in the Thompson School District were awarded the scholarship. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Rivera of Berthoud High School was joined by Rebecca Mendoza and Sara Watkins of Thomson Valley High School. The press release accompanying the announcement follows: Daniels Fund Announces 2010 Daniels Scholars 261 Deserving Students Receive Scholarships April 16, 2010 –261 high school seniors who have demonstrated strong character ... Full Story
State Senator Kevin Lundberg introduced the bill and the state lawmakers approved designating highway leading from Interstate 25 to Berthoud as the Justin Bauer memorial highway. The Loveland Reporter-Herald covered the event at the state capital and you read it by selecting this link, www.reporterherald.com.
Berthoud High School student leadership spent their Friday afternoon getting ready for the Saturday Garage Sale. By 5 p.m. the auxiliary gym already had a good supply and variety of merchandise and cars and trucks kept arriving with more. The council members were busy carrying in merchandise, sorting and stacking for display. The response has been good and there is a great selection of items. From a bread making machine to stuffed animals and furniture, you should be able to find something ... Full Story
By Claudia Todd-Young Approximately 400 people received free and low-cost health screenings this past Saturday at the 9Health Fair at Berthoud High School. While it doesn’t take a village to provide these services, it does take volunteers from throughout northern Colorado. Over 75 volunteers made this year’s 9Health Fair a reality for those 400 people. This year was the first time the Berthoud 9Health Fair site was able to offer a chauffeured golf-cart ride to the front door of the high ... Full Story
The Turner Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team missed the Long's Peak Turnament at Berthoud High School, but managed to qualify for the state level by attending another district's competition. The team of Nicole Silvers, Charles Walkes, Olivia Conde and Olivia Eppler is coached by Barry Eppler. They chose to do he Nature Trail'r long term problem. This NASA sponsored problem requires a human powered vehicle and a camper along with a trail to traverse. The problem has several characters and ... Full Story
By Sharlynn Wamsley Berthoud by the Book, sponsored by the Berthoud Community Library District, has scheduled a series of events that will give a greater depth of understanding for this year’s book choice, “Three Cups of Tea,” the story of Greg Mortenson and his efforts to build schools in Pakistan. Ali Kemal, doctoral student at CSU and native of Islamabad gave the presentation “Journey to Pakistan,” an insightful program about the physical attributes of the land and the nature and ... Full Story
New Northern Water Summer How-To Series Offers Insight on Water Efficiency in Landscaping and Watering BERTHOUD – Starting in April, Northern Water is offering a free how-to series of seminars on improving water efficiency in landscaping and watering. The midday seminars will cover a range of topics such as Xeriscape’s seven principles, lawn installation and maintenance, irrigation guidelines and cost-effective water conservation. The seminars will run from 12:30 to about 1:15 p. m. on ... Full Story
Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for March Monday, March 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 17 and US Highway 287. There was heavy damage to both vehicles. One person was injured and transported. Tuesday, March 2 BFPD responded to a reported gas leak on First Street. The business owner had cut a line while drilling a hole with his tractor. Excel responded and the crew stayed at the scene until the line was clamped pending further ... Full Story
Citing the construction on Mountain Avenue, from which she never fully recovered, and facing another summer of construction, Windy Castle has called it quits. She told customers on Saturday that it was her last day. The business remains closed on Monday, but the sign on the door says the restaurant expects to reopen soon under new management. Unconfirmed reports are that the previous owner, Michelle Lebeque is planning on opening again as soon as possible.