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Friday, October 24, 2014

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Berthoud Art in the Garden on June 26

Berthoud Art in the Garden on June 26

Berthoud Art in the Garden on June 26 promises to be all about art, gardening, music and fun On June 26, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. over 30  Berthoud area painters, sculptors, photographers and potters will gather at the Historic Waggener home, 980 Mountain Avenue in Berthoud (Parking South of Turner Middle School, 950 Massachusetts Ave in Berthoud) as a joint venture to benefit the Berthoud Arts and Humanities Alliance and Citizens First, a Berthoud civic group. There will be a children’s art ... Full Story

Wildfire Summer 2010 Mural Project

Wildfire Summer 2010 Mural Project

Building on the tradition of murals in Berthoud and a desire to offer local students an opportunity to work side by side with a professional artist to install a new public art piece for the community, Wildfire Community Arts Center announces the Summer Mural Project. The local non-profit arts center is looking for 10-12 motivated high school students to be apprentice muralists. The team will be under the leadership of Anita Yeh Norrie, a Berthoud resident, who is a professional artist. ... Full Story

Berthoud board extends medical marijuana moritorium

Berthoud board extends medical marijuana moritorium

Berthoud Board of Trustees had a full agenda for the June 15 meeting. Medical marijuana was eleventh on the agenda, but two business asked to speak during the Citizen Participation. Both wanted to be exempted from the moratorium and be allowed to open for business before July 1. Both had obtained a town sales tax license before the moratorium went into effect. The first to speak had obtained a sales license and opened its doors briefly before closing. The second had obtained a license and ... Full Story

Richardson—Sparks Engagement

Richardson—Sparks Engagement

Lindsey Richardson and Jeff Sparks are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is daughter of Monty and Dana Richardson of Berthoud. The groom-to-be is son of Doug and Cindy Sparks of Phoenix, Arizona. Lindsey graduated from Berthoud High School in 2002. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Northern Arizona University in 2006. Jeff graduated from North Canyon High School in Phoenix in 2000. He received his bachelor’s degree in History from the ... Full Story

Obituary: Orlando Franklin Platzek

Obituary: Orlando Franklin Platzek

Orlando Franklin Platzek March 3, 1914 – June 14, 2010 Orlando F. Platzek of Berthoud died Monday, 14 June 2010. He was 96. He was born in Crested Butte on 3 March 1914. He was a World War II combat veteran in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife Jean and his son Ronald. He is survived by his sister Lena James of Claremont, California; his son Roger (Sue) Platzek of Berthoud; and his daughter Rita (Mark) Larsen of Thornton. He also has nine grandchildren and ... Full Story

DOW meeting in Berthoud

DOW meeting in Berthoud

Colorado Division of Wildlife Commissioner Bob Streeter will hold a public meeting Monday in Berthoud to hear constituents' concerns about wildlife issues in the northeast region. Streeter, who represents northern and northeastern Colorado and the public at large, will discuss landowner vouchers, recent issues from the angler roundtables for the five-year fishing regulation plan, management of state wildlife areas and any other issues of concern. Streeter is a retired wildlife ... Full Story

Mary Beard—Keith Gildenmeister Engagement

Mary Beard—Keith Gildenmeister Engagement

Don and Ilene Beard of Pritchett, Colo., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mary Grace Beard of Berthoud, Colo., to Keith Alan Gildenmeister of Broomfield, Colo., son of Cheryl Gildenmeister of Avon, Ohio, and Daniel and Jane Gildenmeister of Sandusky, Ohio. The couple will exchange vows Aug. 7, 2010, in Windsor, Colo. The reception will be in Berthoud, Colo. The bride-elect is a May 2010 graduate of University of Northern Colorado. She is ... Full Story

Pelicans stop at Foster Reservoir

Pelicans stop at Foster Reservoir

With water storage at record levels and a high spring runoff, even Foster and Coleman Reservoirs west of Berthoud have abundant water for the first time in years. These iternerant pelicans took advantage of that and stopped for a little fishing at Foster last Wednesday.

Doll Collection now dressed for summer

Doll Collection now dressed for summer

Fran Robison returned to the McCarty-Fickle House on Thursday to put the Ladies of Loveland in their summer attire. She had most of the ladies dressed by the time the guests arrived in the evening, but had saved three of the dolls for the program. She began with Albina Washburn. She explained that even though the ladies wore different “visiting dresses” during the summer, they still wore the same type of undergarments. Albina is dressed for the 1865 period. These doll cloths ... Full Story

First Presbyterian Church sings farewell to Beth

First Presbyterian Church sings farewell to Beth Sommers

By Claudia Todd-Young When she was recently asked why she chose this particular time to retire from her 45-year long position as choir director at the First Presbyterian Church in Berthoud, Beth Sommers said, “Why now? I figured that God would let me know when it was time to quit. Now is the time,” Sommers said. Her tenure of 45 years has allowed Sommers to see church history in the making. She saw three pastors and three interim pastors come into the church. She has also seen many ... Full Story

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