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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

9Health Fair a hit

9Health Fair a hit

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 ... Full Story

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey competition

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

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, 16 April from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website www.starkids.org) Our guest speaker for Friday April 16, 2010 will be former astronaut Joseph “Joe” Tanner. The title of his talk will be “Exploration.” Joe Tanner grew up in Danville, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois where he graduated in 1973 with ... Full Story

“Journey to Pakistan,” a Berthoud by the Book

“Journey to Pakistan,” a Berthoud by the Book program

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 ... Full Story

New Northern Water Summer How-To Series

New Northern Water Summer How-To Series

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 ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat — March 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat — March 2010

  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 ... Full Story

The “Bean” is closed, Windy says goodbye

The “Bean” is closed, Windy says goodbye to Berthoud

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 ... Full Story

Serious accident at Highway 287 intersection

Serious accident at Highway 287 intersection

Demolished Subaru at the northeast corner of the intersection of US Highway 287 and Mountain Avenue. Berthoud emergency personnel responded to a report of a four-car motor vehicle accident on US Highway 287 at State Highway 56 on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened a few minutes before 4 p.m. and scattered car parts and broken glass over a wide area of the usually busy intersection. Keith Burgess had a ringside seat for the accident. Burgess was sitting at the signal ... Full Story

Retro Bistro closed

Comments on the Berthoud Town Forum indicate that the Retro Bistro has closed its doors. We will provide more information when available. It does appear that the business has been discontinued. The restaurant has not been open and a former employee who has entered the building noted that the cooler and upright freezer have been removed. Police were notified of a verbal disturbance at the business but found no one there when they arrived. However, witnesses said that the two former partners ... Full Story

Lions Club Reverse Raffle

Lions Club Reverse Raffle

Grace Place was bustling on Monday evening as the Berthoud Lions Club held their annual Reverse Raffle. Curtis Wilson, in his white coat and top hat added his usual wit and humor to the evening. Fort Collins Lion, Alan Beatty provide even more humor and delightful songs and tales. There were the usual groans and moans as the names were erased from the big board and dreams of the $1,000 prize evaporated. The eventual winner was not present to accept his prize. Here is the evening in ... Full Story

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