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Sunday, May 1, 2016

‘Voices & Thoughts’ Archives

Obituary: Mabel Marie Carter

Obituary: Mabel Marie Carter

Mabel M. Carter   1916-2011   (94) Mabel M. Carter passed away peacefully in her sleep early January 26, 2011, at Apple Leaf Assisted Living in Berthoud Colo. She was 94 years old. Mabel Marie Hansen was born on June 18, 1916, in Spencer Iowa to Peter M. and Mary Hansen. She was baptized at home beside her mother’s casket three days later. Mabel’s parents were immigrants to the United States: Her mother Mary from Sweden and her father Peter from Denmark. In 1917, her father married ... Full Story

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Ryan "Shane" Dooley, 34 years old, of Berthoud, died unexpectedly Saturday, January 22 at McKee Medical Center. Shane was born on March 11, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona to Debbie and Mike Dooley. He is survived by his parents, his sisters Jessica and Shara and brother-in-law Clay. He is also survived by his three children: Gage, Chase, and Kylee Dooley. Shane enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of Shane’s life ... Full Story

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Carrie Jean Hyde Marr passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 16, 2011. She was born June 18, 1939, to Wayne and Gladys Hyde and was reared on the family ranch in Loup County, Neb. She received a Bachelor of Arts and Education from Kearney State College, Kearney, Neb., and a Master of Education from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. She married Max M. Marr on June 8, 1963, in Taylor, Neb. She and Max raised their children, Tyler and Jessica, and granddaughter, Carianne in ... Full Story

Obituary: Quentin Lee Glass

Obituary: Quentin Lee Glass

Surrounded by family at his home in Berthoud, Colorado, Quentin Lee Glass was welcomed into the arms of the Lord, January 15, 2011. Quentin was born May 18, 1931 in Worland, Wyoming, to Simeon E. Glass and Ruth Stroud Glass. He graduated from Worland High School in 1949. He then attended one year of college at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. In 1951, he received an appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1955 as an Ensign with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He spent ... Full Story

48 Star Flag to be dedicated at Berthoud High School

48 Star Flag to be dedicated at Berthoud High School

Flag Dedication at Berthoud High School A piece of local history will be dedicated in the Berthoud High School auditorium on Friday, January 21, at 10:00 a.m. A 48-star American flag, which used to hang in the auditorium at the old Berthoud Junior-Senior High School, was recently returned to the high school after a 48-year absence. Following the dedication, the flag will be permanently mounted in the auditorium lobby near When I Touch the Wall, a painting which was presented to the school ... Full Story

Writing Contest for Berthoud Students

Writing Contest for Berthoud Students

  Berthoud Schools Fund Writing Contest   Writing contest prompt/topic: How has technology provided by Berthoud BASH funds influenced your education and/or the education of those you know? (Technology includes Promethean boards, document cameras, laptop computers, netbooks, and flip cameras.) Writing can be in the form of an essay, poem, short story, short play, or other appropriate genre. CONTEST RULES The entry must be mailed to the following address: Berthoud Schools Fund Writing ... Full Story

Berthoud High School 2010-2011 Semester 1 Honor Roll

4.0 And Above Grade 09 Kendall Baker, Daniel Beltran Ayala, Melody Blackis, Katherine Bosnich, Josephine Buckley, Kyle Cavey, Gabriel Conde, Analyse DeSousa, Chloe Garner, McKenna Hawkins, Jenna Hepp, Bailie Holst, Mykaela Hughes, Lynda Hutchins, Allyson Klaes, Samantha Kouns, Anna Miera, Danielle Pickert, Monique Sagebaum, Maria Sanchez, Kierra Schuster, Benjamin Tyler, Jason Van Hare, James Wood, Anna Zigray Grade 10 Kelsey Angus, Sarah Brickey, Hannah Haggas, ... Full Story

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

  Shirley Ann Kouns January 2, 1949 – January 9, 2011 Shirley Ann Kouns passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Longmont United Hospital. She was born January 2, 1949 in North Platte Nebraska. By 1956 her parents, William and Gay Stoddard moved to Denver where she would grow up, attending Abe Lincoln High School. It is there she met Robert “Bob” Kouns and began the wonderful romance that was the basis of the family they would share. Three sons were added to the family who settled in ... Full Story

Family Planning

Family Planning

To the Editor: Dear God, When you told us to “be fruitful and multiply”, did you intend for this multiplying to go on, unchecked, forever? Perhaps it’s time for new orders, like “Stop! Enough with the multiplying! I gave you the brains to figure out family planning. By now you should have had the sense to use it. “You humans are spoiling my beautiful planet. You’re using up all the resources and filling the land and seas with garbage. Your wars wreak havoc on everyone ... Full Story

Federal Judge rejects Miller’s challenges in

U.S. District Judge Ralph Biestline today rejected all of Joe Millers claims of election fraud. He also lifted the restraining order on certifying Lisa Murkowski as the winner of the Alaska election. It has been a long road as the Alaskan courts had already ruled against Miller and the federal court said he raised no issues applicable to the federal courts. In spite of the chain of losses, Miller still is contemplating his next step in his legal battle. The Anchorage Daily News has the story ... Full Story

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