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Archive for February, 2010

Earthsky Tonight – Mar 1, 2010: Moon and Saturn

Earthsky Tonight – Mar 1, 2010: Moon and Saturn rise shortly after dark

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org If the skies are clear, you cannot miss the planet Saturn this evening. The waning gibbous moon and Saturn rise above your eastern horizon by around 8:00 p.m. tonight. For the precise rising times for the moon and Saturn into your sky, check out the links on our almanac page. These rising times presume a level horizon. Saturn is that star-like object by tonight’s moon. Saturn is no star, however. Stars put ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point—Final

America’s Olympians– The Tapestry of Our Nation February 28, 2010 #17 By Mike Moran This exhilarating U. S. Olympic Team, 216 men and women from 36 states---cities, towns and hamlets, from every imaginable background, has made much of a nation terribly proud…………winning more medals than any nation in Olympic Winter Games history and captivating more than 200 million Americans on the NBC family of networks every evening with their stories, triumphs, disappointments, ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point —1994 Lillehamer

1994 Lillehamer "Skategate" Set Olympic Viewing Records By: Mike Moran “The Tabloid-Fueled Lillehammer Games” is a line included in an e-mail blast each day from NBC Sports that details the superb TV audience viewing numbers being racked up across the land by these compelling Games in Vancouver and the stunning performance of America’s athletes…………the reference is used regarding the viewership tally during the splendid 1994 Games in Norway marred forever by the malignant ... Full Story

Saturday at the CHSAA State Basketball Tournament

Boys Basketball While Berthoud may be out of the action, the Northern Conference is well represented with three teams in the Great 8. In the Bill Weimer Region, #1 Sierra defeated #4 Northridge 88-63 while #3 Thomas Jefferson won in a mild upset over #2 Glenwood Springs. Sterling, the #1 seed, advanced as expected in the Jim Baggot Region, but it was not easy. The game went to two overtime periods before the Tigers managed a 65-61 victory over #4 Centaurus. Meanwhile, #2 Lewis-Palmer ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – Feb 28, 2010: Full moon comes

Earthsky Tonight – Feb 28, 2010: Full moon comes February 28

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The February full moon falls at 16:38 Universal Time today. That is 10:38 a.m. in the central U.S. Every full moon takes place at the same instant for everyone all around the world – but your clock time for the full moon varies by your time zone. To look full to us, the moon has to be opposite the sun. That moment when it’s most opposite the sun for the month marks the instant of full moon – and that ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire to perform hydrant flushing

Press Release BERTHOUD — Berthoud Fire Protection District crews will perform fire hydrant flushing starting 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday in the Little Thompson Water District outside the town of Berthoud. Flushing there will continue through March 10. Starting March 11, crews will flush hydrants inside Berthoud. According to Fire Marshal P. Michael Bruner, it is possible that sediment may be stirred up, causing brown water. He said residents should run a couple of faucets in their ... Full Story

State Basketball Tournament continues without Berthoud

Girls Basketball The basketball season is over for Berthoud. We can certainly be proud of the teams. They played hard and provided exciting entertainment for the fans and both ranked high enough to be in the CHSAA State Tournament. There have been few surprises in the results. The Lady Spartans played a powerful Pueblo East team last night. Pueblo East was seeded number 3 and showed why they earned that ranking by defeating Berthoud 50-37. There were, however, two upsets in the Tanya ... Full Story

Latest Community Announcements

Community Announcements Select Community - Announcements from the menu or click on the link below. Native Americans: Challenges and Opportunities in Higher Education:League of Women Voters U.S. Highway 34 closure postponed Citizens First March Meeting Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee meeting Second full closure of U.S. Highway 34 New Vision Charter School enrollment meeting Berthoud Habitat looking for volunteers and sponsors for ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point — No American Athlete Left

Vancouver Vantage Point February 27, 2010 #16 No American Athlete Left Behind     By Mike Moran   A critical column this week in one of our leading sports magazines praised American athletes for their astonishing performance in Vancouver, despite being “deserted” by the United States Olympic Committee for the last two years………. the theory is that the turmoil at the USOC at the top, its ouster of popular Olympian Jim Scheer as CEO last year, and continued ... Full Story

What’s Happening at the Dairy Center

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