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Earthsky Tonight: January 15, 2010 – New moon

Earthsky Tonight: January 15, 2010 – New moon and solar eclipse on January 15

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The first of this year’s 2 solar eclipses takes place today, on January 15, 2010. The second solar eclipse will fall on July 11, 2010. Neither eclipse, though, is visible from North America. If you are in a position to observe today’s eclipse, remember to use proper eye protection. Many people in Africa and Asia will see a partial eclipse of the sun today. But to view the annular eclipse – the moon completely ... Full Story

New Vision Charter School enrollment

New Vision Charter School will be holding an Information and Enrollment Meeting for Elementary and Middle School on Tuesday Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the school, 2366 East 1st Street, Loveland.  If you're interested in finding out more about the Thompson School District's public school of choice, this is the place to have your questions answered.  The meeting will include a special presentation on the middle school curriculum including block scheduling, sports and electives.  This year's ... Full Story

History Beneath Our Feet

The "History Beneath Our Feet" exhibit reopens this week at the Berthoud Public Library. If you missed this wonderful exhibit and the items Andy Nau rescued from beneath the streets of Berthoud, you can enjoy it at the Library.

Citizens First to hold first meeting of the new year

CITIZENS FIRST will hold their first meeting of the New Year on Thursday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m. at the Jumping Bean Coffee House and Restaurant, 434 Mountain Ave. in Berthoud. CITIZENS FIRST is a non-political, civic-minded group of Berthoud residents who are working to make Berthoud a better place to live.  We invite all Berthoud residents to join us to discuss upcoming goals and issues for the coming year.  As example, an already established issue for the year is the quality and cost of our ... Full Story

Keep warm with help from LEAP

Denver - The winter is off to a frigid start in Colorado. With temperatures hovering near record lows on many days and snow on the ground, nothing is more comforting than a warm house. However, comfort is not the only reason to keep your home warm in the New Year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exposure to cold temperatures - even indoors - can be extremely harmful to the well being of children and senior citizens, those most vulnerable to health problems caused ... Full Story

List your farm stand or farmer’s market

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado growers can market their products to consumers through the 26th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory. Listings are being accepted for the 2010 edition of the directory. Published by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Farm Fresh promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities and farms that sell direct to the public.  “Consumers look forward to the Farm Fresh Directory ... Full Story

Baby food recalled

DENVER– Nurture, Inc., a New York-based company, is voluntarily recalling selected varieties of baby food meals due to defective packaging that causes the pouches to swell or leak, which could result in bacterial contamination. Recalled products distributed in Colorado include HAPPYTOT Stage 4 food meals. The food comes in 4.22 oz. pouches with plastic caps and expiration dates between November 2010 and January 2011. In Colorado, the baby food was distributed to Target stores ... Full Story

Colorado 2010 big game regulations announced

DENVER, Colo. - The Colorado Wildlife Commission finalized 2010 big game regulations at its regular meeting Jan. 11. The Commission approved a variety of changes, some providing expanded opportunities for hunters. Key revisions include: Hybrid Draw: The Colorado Division of Wildlife established a "Hybrid" drawing for select elk and deer licenses for the 2010 hunting seasons. The purpose of the drawing is to give hunters the additional opportunity to draw a license for some of the state's ... Full Story

Loveland Chamber Kicks off 2010 Valentine Program

Loveland Chamber Kicks off 2010 Valentine Program

In a press conference on Wednesday, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce unveiled the 2010 Valentine Card and Valentine Cachet as well as a new “Sweetheart City” logo and a line of merchandise. The winning designs are a combination of efforts by several people. The designer of the Valentine card is Tracie Jenkins. This was Jenkins first time to enter the contest. The card verse author is Wanda Quist who has entered the contest several times previously. Teresa Boynton is the cachet ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight: January 14, 2010 – Annular

Earthsky Tonight: January 14, 2010 – Annular eclipse in Africa and Asia on January 15

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org There are at least 2 solar eclipses in every calendar year. A solar eclipse happens when the new moon passes in front of the sun, blocking out the view of the sun’s disk. If the moon totally covers over the sun, it’s called a total solar eclipse. If the moon partially covers over the sun, it’s a partial solar eclipse. The first of the year’s two solar eclipses takes place tomorrow (Friday, January 15). But you’ll ... Full Story

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