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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘berthoud’

Moose near Johnson’s Corner on the Summer Solstice

Moose near Johnson’s Corner on the Summer Solstice

By Tyler Kennedy On my drive down I-25 to work this morning, I saw something you don’t regularly see on the plains, a bull and cow moose galloping alongside the interstate. Today is the summer solstice (the apex of sunlight during the year), and I knew something was special as I prepared iced tea and a game of Bocce Ball for our solstice party at the company where I work – Solstice Arts. As I was pulling off at the Johnstown exit near Johnson’s Corner, I noticed two ... Full Story

Obituary: Margaret (Sterkel) Ibsen

Obituary: Margaret (Sterkel) Ibsen

Mrs. Margaret Ruth (Sterkel) Ibsen, 92, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010.  Born in Berthoud, Colorado on February 27, 1918, she was a self-taught seamstress.  In her later years, she enjoyed working as a nanny.  Upon the death of a younger sister, she became guardian of two nephews and a niece. She is survived by her brother Samuel Sterkel (Dorothy) of Loveland, son, Robert Martin of Loveland, grandchildren, Pam, Steve, Rebekah, Deborah, Samuel, and four ... Full Story

Berthoud Mayor welcomes FLEX bus

Berthoud Mayor welcomes FLEX bus

Mayor Patterson and Town Administrator Hart joined other Front Range dignitaries at the FLEX bus terminal in the Orchard’s Shopping Center on Wednesday morning to celebrate the launch of the FLEX Regional Transit Route. Regionalism seemed to be the theme of the event as the mayors of the three cities and one town involved in the project promoted the opportunities that this link will provide. As the mayor of Longmont said, “We haven’t been linked like this since the ... Full Story

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

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