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Saturday, December 20, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

Raise the funds, raise the flag

The Thompson School District Junior ROTC cadets and BHS Athletic Director Mark Avery are on a mission to raise $3,000 for a flag pole at Max Marr Field. (more…)

Astronomy session Oct. 23 at Fossil Creek in Windsor

The Northern Colorado Astronomical Society will host an evening under the stars Friday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Fossil Creek Regional Open Space, located just west of the Interstate 25 Windsor exit.  (more…)

Tinney family update

Tuesday morning we received news that Ian Tinney’s wife Laurel had broken her leg and is now in the Longmont United Hospital after undergoing surgery Wednesday. The Berthoud Recorder is asking the community to help. (more…)

Aims tax district ballot coming soon

By Sandy BarnesBerthoud RecorderNext week Berthoud residents can expect to get ballots in the mail for the upcoming vote on inclusion in the Aims Community College District. Citizens will be deciding whether to support a 6.299 mil levy that would equate to approximately $100 per year for a $200,000 home, which is expected to generate $370,000 annually for the college. The tax would go into effect beginning in 2010. (more…)

Mercy Corps Launches ‘Half the Sky’

As tough as times are in Colorado, they are far worse in many developing countries — and one global aid group is asking people to 'read all about it' and take the next step. (more…)

Scarecrows Appear Early This Year

"If I Only Had a Brain Parade" Thursday, Sept. 24, 4 p.m., starting at the library with unique and imaginative scarecrows parading to the Farmers’ Market in historic downtown Berthoud, Mountain Avenue and Third Street Depot Park. (more…)

Flu Now in Colorado; Pork Producers Call for Calm,

No matter what you want to call it, "swine flu" or "H1N1 influenza" is now in Colorado. Local pork producers are working hard to spread the word that their product is safe to eat, but at the same time the Pew Environment Group is calling attention to their study from last year on animal health and living conditions on industrial farms, which warned of just such an outbreak. Bob Martin, senior officer at Pew, says the fast-moving new strain of flu was not a surprise. "It's a little bit ... Full Story

Whirlwind Weekends in Store

By Gary Wamsley Berthoud Recorder It’s time for celebration — I got my braces off this week. The dentist’s staff makes quite a big deal about it. They all gathered around me with bells and maracas and sang the “You’re getting your braces off” song. We had a good laugh, and soon the metal was gone, replaced by a plastic retainer to hold the shape. As soon as I have time we are on to the next step. (more…)

Farm Heritage Exhibit Lands at DIA

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder In the near future, travelers at the Denver International Airport will be able to view an extensive collection of photographs and artifacts reflecting the farming heritage of Berthoud. Tom Vaughan, director of the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum, is working with a design team to assemble the exhibit, which will be featured on Concourses A and C beginning April 24. Central to the exhibit will be contemporary photographs of Vaughan and Jon Youngblut ... Full Story

Ocean Life: Up Close and Awesome

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder Imagine getting a virtual kiss from an underwater sea lion; seeing brightly colored, but quite deadly, sea snakes swimming straight for you or delicately patterned coral fans undulating in deep water. And all of these visions seem just inches away to viewers seated in the IMAX theater at the Colorado Center in Denver. The film is “Under the Sea 3D,” a cinematic masterpiece directed by Howard Hall. With the aid of 3-D glasses filmgoers receive with ... Full Story

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