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ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH—MAY 2010 Join History Colorado, the Colorado Historical Society, for its month-long statewide celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month. There will be many events throughout Colorado to celebrate our state’s rich archaeological and historic heritage. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. For more information, call the listed event coordinators, 303/866-3392, or visit ... Full Story
Larimer County Natural Resources boat rangers have created an opportunity for Larimer County residents to assist at both Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir. Boat rangers educate visitors about regulations, safety, and help with emergencies out on the reservoirs. Boat Ranger volunteers must be able to swim, be willing to work a five hour shift on the boat (option for longer shifts), and have some experience either with boats or law enforcement as well as great customer service ... Full Story
Twenty-seven, the number of rings you would find in the tree planted the first year Berthoud was listed among Tree City, USA Communities, one ring for every year. That heritage continues with Saturday’s planting done by Berthoud’s Tree Board at three locations around town. Tree Board members; John Goreski, Pat and June Macarelli, arborist, Shiloh Hatcher, and Director of Parks and Recreation, Jeremy Olinger, were hard at work preparing the selected trees to flourish in their new ... Full Story
The Berthoud High School gymnasium will be transformed into an art gallery on Friday, May 7. It is time for the annual Evening With the Arts, featuring visual and applied arts by students in grades 6 to 12. The Berthoud schools have some extremely talented artists and the Evening With the Arts gives them an opportunity to show off their work and gives the public the opportunity to see what these students can do. The evening includes audio art as well, with the B H S Choir Concert ... Full Story
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 ... Full Story
The Berthoud By the Book Planning Committee put together an entertaining finale for this year’s book selection. The setting for Three Cups of Tea is Pakistan and Afghanistan and the committee brought together many elements to highlight the culture of the region. Visitors to Friday’s Persian New Year's party were greeted by two yaks. These are local yaks, born at Gillette Farms of Berthoud. Mindy and Maggie are yearlings now, but when they grow up, they will weigh about 800 pounds. ... Full Story
Berthoud, CO (Action Works) The two Berthoud High School teams and the Bill Reed Middle School team completed preparations for the VEX World Championship being held this week in Dallas, TX. This highly anticipated event brings over 400 teams from all over the globe for competition. Teams come from as far away as New Zealand, Australia, China and Europe. “We are very well prepared this year,” said Brad Von Seggern, coach of the Berthoud High Robotics teams. “Usually ... 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 ... 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.