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Earthsky Tonight – February 20, 2010: Orion

Earthsky Tonight – February 20, 2010: Orion shows you the ecliptic and summer solstice point

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Diana asks, "Why is the waxing moon always so high in the evening sky in late winter and early spring?" In a nutshell, Diana, it is because the ecliptic arcs high across the evening sky right now. The ecliptic is the Earth’s orbital plane projected onto stellar sphere, or the dome of sky. The ecliptic is often shown on sky charts because the moon and planets are found on or near the ecliptic. If you are familiar with the ... Full Story

Dear Editor

For six years as a state representative, Kevin Lundberg advocated common sense energy policies to benefit all of Colorado. His consistent support over the years for safely developing Colorado’s plentiful energy reserves looks prudent today, when so many enemies of America control oil supplies overseas. Now a state senator, Lundberg continues to work toward energy independence and a cleaner environment, trying to reduce red tape that keeps locally made biodiesel out of Colorado filling ... Full Story

Berthoud Habitat looking for volunteers and sponsors

Berthoud Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to help with the annual 5K race on June 5. The race committee will meet twice a month until June. The committee organizes the run, gets sponsors, and secures water, t-shirts and bagels. We could really use some help to make this annual fundraising event happen. We are also looking for one, two or four sponsors/partners for the Photo Booth. Berthoud Habitat is planning to have a Free or Donation only Photo Booth at the 5k (Fickel Park) and ... Full Story

Second full closure of U.S. Highway 34

Press Release Colorado Department of Transportation The second full closure of US 34 just east of Estes Park is still scheduled to take place Monday, March 1 through Friday, March 12, weather permitting.  The closure is necessary to allow the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to replace the last steel truss bridge on US 34 in the Big Thompson Canyon.  The two steel truss bridges being replaced as part of this project were originally constructed in 1937 and are in poor ... Full Story

New MOPS at Berthoud Family Church

By Amy Stogner Special to the Recorder Online Maybe it’s the sweeping view of Longs Peak from the large picture window behind the altar at Berthoud Family Church, maybe it’s the hot coffee that is always waiting there and maybe it’s the laid back camaraderie with other moms, but somehow I always leave the Berthoud Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting feeling refreshed and ready to resume my responsibilities as a mom. Two area moms, Jenna Conover and Kira Hershman, started the new MOPS ... Full Story

State Wrestling Tournament — Day two

By Michael Hicks Special to the Recorder Online DENVER -- It was eerily similar. Earlier Friday, Alex Sadlo, nearly pinned in the first period, overcame a five-point deficit to pin Fort Lupton’s Matt Ornelas to advance to the semifinals of the 4A state wrestling championships at the Pepsi Center. Unfortunately that’s where the similarities ended. Sadlo, needing a late move against Falcon’s Richie Bailey to reach his first state final the Berthoud junior almost had it. Then Bailey rolled ... Full Story

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