‘Community News’ Archives
February 19, 1942 – January 21, 2010 Doug Nichols, Ph. D., paleontologist and Berthoud resident, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 21, 2010, at the age of 67. Born in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., he was the son of Kenneth C. and Beatrice O. Nichols. Doug lived in Long Island, N.Y. and New Jersey while growing up. Since settling in Berthoud in 2005, Doug enthusiastically embraced life here in Berthoud. He made so many friends in the short time he lived here and thoroughly enjoyed the ... Full Story
We were saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Doug Nicols passed away this afternoon. Doug had taken a fall in December and suffered a broken leg. He seemed to be recovering when he suddenly lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital where he remained in a coma until today. The preliminary report indicates a blood clot in the brain. Nichols was a retired micropaleontologist who volunteered at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and wrote the column "Our Natural World" for ... Full Story
Berthoud’s own Marie Andrade Allison has begun her year as the 2010 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo’s Lady- in-Waiting in earnest this week at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo. Crowned this past September, Marie will serve one year as the Lady in Waiting, followed by a year as the 2011 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo Queen. Counties throughout the state have Royalty programs, through which these young, talented women serve as ambassadors for each county’s Fair and ... Full Story
The Fourth Annual Show Choir Showcase was indeed a showcase of talent and judging by the number of people attending, a great success. There was no shortage of Choirs and the audience that packed Berthoud High School Commons was treated to over an hour and a half of musical entertainment. The show started off with the Kids in Red, elementary students who attend a two-day workshop with members of the Bridge-Between Show Choir. The 39 kids who attended this year’s work shop went through ... Full Story
The "History Beneath Our Feet" exhibit reopens this week at the Berthoud Public Library. If you missed this wonderful exhibit and the items Andy Nau rescued from beneath the streets of Berthoud, you can enjoy it at the Library.
Featuring performances by: Kids In Red (Third through sixth graders) Turner Middle School’s Fire Choir Typecast Men's Choir The Bridge-Between Show Choir ...as well as special performances throughout the evening and a silent auction! Dessert and beverage is included with each ticket. Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Bridge-Between or the office at BHS for $10.00. Saturday, January 16th, 2010 7:00 PM at Berthoud High School Commons This event is a fund raiser ... Full Story
DENVER – December 2009 – The Colorado State Patrol and 50 law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), are cracking down on impaired driving throughout the holiday season. LifeGuard is here to help. The new LifeGuard personal breathalyzer from Lifeloc Technologies, Inc. can help you reduce the risks of alcohol abuse this holiday season. Consumers can use LifeGuard to monitor themselves and loved ones in the same way law ... Full Story
Flooding from leaking pipes closed the Larimer County Justice Center, 201 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, on Wednesday. According to Michael Kirk, Larimer County facilities director, a pipe froze and broke a fitting, causing the system to activate and release water on the first floor Wednesday morning. A service vendor is onsite and cleanup is under way. Officials are targeting a Thursday reopening of the building.
Jay Harrison filed paperwork Monday in a bid to become the next Larimer County Sheriff. “We have excellent personnel, but we are in critical need of independent leadership. That’s why I’m running for sheriff,” Harrison said. Harrison is a professional law enforcement officer with 25 years experience. He took on the challenges of a floundering K-9 program and helped build it into the best K-9 program in the region. Harrison grew up in Northern Colorado and comes from a family with a ... Full Story
By Recorder Staff The Berthoud Recorder Be Flu Smart This Holiday Season DENVER - As the holidays approach, it is important for people to remember to take precautions to protect themselves from the flu, according to officials at the state health department. Being flu smart is easy. Just follow these steps: ● Don’t travel if you’re sick. ● When traveling, bring along small bottles of bacterial lotion or wipes. ● Wash your hands frequently. ● To protect others, cough or sneeze into ... Full Story