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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Posts Tagged ‘berthoud’

The end of Berthoud Downtown?

The end of Berthoud Downtown?

Will Berthoud’s Rapid Dispersed Development be the End of  Small Business in Berthoud’s Downtown?   Until recently I had no idea the amount of development that Berthoud has already approved and seemingly has plans to approve in the near future. As part of their comprehensive plan Berthoud anticipates a 4.8% annual growth rate. The Prairie Star development, which is under construction has multifamily housing and 300+ single family residences, with 1000-2000 people which ... Full Story

Obituary: Bonnie H. Carter

Obituary: Bonnie H. Carter

        Bonnie H. Carter (August 1, 1923 - December 30, 2014)   Bonnie Helen MacBride Durbin Carter died Tuesday, December 30, 2014, in Denver, Colorado. She was born August 1, 1923, in Berthoud, to Charles and Lila (Bateman) McBride, the youngest of seven children. She grew up in Berthoud and graduated from Berthoud High School where she was a cheerleader and Homecoming Queen. She attended college in Glendale, California, and married her ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO: The Moon

Star Night at the LTO: The Moon

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School Friday 16 January 2015 starting around 7 pm  (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for this public star night will be our LTO volunteer Andrew Planck, and the title of his talk will be “Observing the Moon”. Andrew will give a talk on the Moon, discussing its history, formation, and the many fascinating objects that can be seen ... Full Story

December Star Night at LTO

December Star Night at LTO

Friday December 19, 2014 from 7 – 11 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for this public star night will be the LTO’s own volunteer John Ensworth and the title of his talk will be “The Star of Wonder”. THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM FASCINATES. The nature of the star has been lost in history, confused by the passage of ... Full Story

Obituary: Jerry Joseph “Papa” Sladek

Obituary: Jerry Joseph “Papa” Sladek

  Jerry Sladek passed away in his home on the morning of Saturday, November 22, 2014. Jerry was born to Georgia and Jerry Sladek on November 20 1934. Jerry was preceded in death by his sister Margie, and survived by his brother Ralph. Jerry is survived by his wife Dorothy. Jerry and Dorothy spent 56 years together after meeting at Arvada High School. They have two children Joseph and Tina Sladek. Jerry served in the U.S. Army for 2 years. Jerry was a loyal Broncos fan and adamant ... Full Story

Remembering Helen McCarty Fickel

Remembering Helen McCarty Fickel

Born in Berthoud on November, 12, 1907

November LTO Star Night

November LTO Star Night

Friday, November 21, 2014 7:00–11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions posted, www.starkids.org). The guest speaker is David Meeker. The title of his talk is "The past and present of lighting". David will give a short presentation of the past and present of lighting, the technologies behind it and the applications we see every day and night. He will give an overview of the ... Full Story

Obituary: Lyle Dean Ellis

Obituary: Lyle Dean Ellis

November 9, 1921 – September 1, 2014 Lyle Dean Ellis quietly passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at the age of 92 at home surrounded by family. Lyle was born in Norton County, Kansas on November 9, 1921 to Mary Velma Higgins and John Elmer Ellis. He lived in Norton with his parents and his brother Chester “Chet” and his sister Lucille. The family moved north of Anton, Colorado in 1930. Lyle attended the Arickaree School and was raised on the family farm where he learned to farm, tend ... Full Story

September StarNight at the LTO

September StarNight at the LTO

Friday, October 17, 2014 Doors Open: 7:00 | Guest Speaker: 7:30-8:30 | Observing: 8:30-10: The Invisible Universe: Radio Astronomy at LTO The evening’s program will be an entertaining presentation on the amazing history of radio astronomy and a look into exciting recent developments including the search for life beyond Earth and radio signatures of exoplanets. The presentation will conclude with public unveiling of the new radio telescope at the Little Thompson Observatory. Everyone ... Full Story

Obituary: Harold Roland Eckhardt

Obituary: Harold Roland Eckhardt

    Harold Roland Eckhardt, 87, of Berthoud passed away on September 22, 2014 at the Medical Center of the Rockies. He was born February 16, 1927 in Greeley, Colorado to Pauline Eckhardt and Henry Meyer. He married Earlene Faye Nicks on June 11, 1950 in Johnstown, Colorado. Harold worked for Kerchoff Construction a few years and Pinkard Construction as a Superintendent for 33 years. He was a member of the Loveland Elks, a member of Sweetheart Sam's Camping Club, and a ... Full Story

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