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Archive for January, 2010

Earthsky Tonight – Jan 07 2010 Two stars flag

Earthsky Tonight – Jan 07 2010 Two stars flag sun’s path through Milky Way

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight's chart shows the east-southeastern sky not long after the sky gets dark, as viewed from mid-northern latitudes. The brightest star of nighttime – Sirius – shows up close to the horizon in early evening, rising upward as evening deepens into night. Sirius is found by drawing a line through the three stars of Orion’s Belt. When an overwhelmingly bright star like Sirius hovers near the horizon, it ... Full Story

Art of Dining in Loveland

LOVELAND – The Art of Dining in Loveland will again be held Feb. 15-28, 2010, and will offer dinner deals throughout the community. Each restaurant creates their own menu with the set price of $18.77 for the year that Loveland was established. We are also partnering with the Food Bank for Larimer County to promote Your Change Can Make a Change, giving participants the option to donate your change to the Food Bank or make a cash donation. Sponsors of the 2010 Art of Dining event are; ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – Jan 6 2010: Quarter moon,

Earthsky Tonight – Jan 6 2010: Quarter moon, Spica

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the sky scene for before dawn on Thursday, January 7. Notice that the last quarter moon couples up rather closely with Spica, the brightest star to light up the constellation Virgo the Maiden. Twenty-four hours before – on Wednesday, January 6 – the moon shone closer to the ringed planet Saturn. The moon changes its position daily because it never sits still in front of the ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – January 5, 2010: Moon and

Earthsky Tonight – January 5, 2010: Moon and Saturn

Yes, you can catch the waning gibbous moon pairing up with the planet Saturn tonight. But you have to be a night owl or an early bird to see them shining on the dome of night. Depending on where you live, the moon and Saturn will rise over your eastern horizon late this evening or possibly even after midnight. For the specific rising time of the moon and Saturn in your sky, check out the links on our almanac page. Keep in mind that these rising times presume a level horizon. The moon and ... Full Story

Call-A-Lawyer Night

Members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Larimer County Bar Association will answer telephone calls from the public concerning legal issues from 6:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. This service is provided free of charge to the public. Lawyers will assist callers to determine whether or not they have a legal problem, if they need to hire an attorney, or if they can be better assisted through other community services. This service is being sponsored by the Larimer ... Full Story

Larimer County Parks Advisory Board meeting canceled

The Larimer County Parks Advisory Board meeting scheduled on January 12, 2010, has been canceled.The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board is on February 9, 2010, at 5:30 p. m., at the Bison Visitor Center, 1800 S. County Road 31, Loveland, CO. For additional information, contact Gary Buffington, Natural Resources Director, 679-4560. To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces, visit the website at www.larimer.org/naturalresources.

Change to Larimer County Commissioners’ meeting

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, Administrative Matters meetings officially begin at 9:00 am with Public Comment first on the agenda. If there is no public comment or if public comment ends prior to 9:30, the Board will immediately proceed with the other agenda items and not wait until 9:30 to start the rest of the agenda. Until now the 9-9:30 a.m. slot was left open and the agenda began at 9:30a.m. You can also listen to Admin. Matter streamed at: ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – Jan 4, 2010: Sun moves toward

Earthsky Tonight – Jan 4, 2010: Sun moves toward star Vega

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org An Australia visitor wrote, I seek to find out what speed our sun is traveling at and also how many years does it take to circumnavigate the galaxy? Our Milky Way galaxy is a collection of several hundred billion stars. It has an estimated diameter of 100,000 light-years. Our sun does indeed circumnavigate the Milky Way galaxy. In space, everything moves. There are various estimates for the speed ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – Latest sunrises for northern

Earthsky Tonight – Latest sunrises for northern hemisphere

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org If you like to sleep late but don’t want to miss the sunrise, this time of year should be your favorite. The latest sunrises of the year for mid-latitudes in the northern hemisphere are happening around now and will continue for another week. For those in Wichita, Kansas for example, the sunrise time for the next 8 mornings is at 7:44 a.m. Sleep on! The December solstice always brings the shortest day. But ... Full Story

Fire Beat: December 2009

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for December 2009 Dec. 1, 2009 BFPD assisted a citizen on Redwood Circle. Dec. 4, 2009 BFPD responded to a citizen request for assistance on Mount Massive Avenue. Dec. 5, 2009 BFPD responded to a report of a propane tank on fire at a residence on 49th St. Upon arrival the fire had been extinguished. BFPD assisted Loveland Fire with a reported structure fire on Danielle Court. The fire started in the wall behind a ... Full Story

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