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Archive for February 22, 2010

Earthsky Tonight – Feb 23, 2010: Moon highlights

Earthsky Tonight – Feb 23, 2010: Moon highlights Winter Circle

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org This evening, the waxing gibbous moon nearly aligns with the galactic anticenter – the direction opposite to the center of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. Tonight’s moon, moreover, resides inside the Winter Circle – an incredibly large star configuration made of six brilliant winter stars. The Winter Circle – sometimes called the Winter Hexagon – is not one of the 88 recognized constellations. Rather, ... Full Story

Colorado Eagles Week In Review, Feb 22

Colorado Eagles Week In Review, Feb 22

Press Release Courtesy the Colorado Eagles Tuesday, February 16; Goaltending Shines; Eagles Lose 1-0 in OT RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Colorado Eagles lost a 1-0 overtime contest to their Northern Conference rival Rapid City Rush as the teams met for the second time in three days. After a wide-open, 7-6, shootout game on Sunday that saw each team pull its starting goalie, the netminders stole the show by taking shutouts into overtime. Danny Battochio stopped 36 of 36 shots in the win, ... Full Story

In Memoriam: Al Haig’s Charge

In Memoriam: Al Haig’s Charge

By Dr. Paul Kengor Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator, February 22, 2010. Alexander Haig passed away over the weekend at the age of 85. A military man, a war veteran, no less than a four-star general, a chief of staff to two Republicans presidents (Nixon and Ford), a secretary of state to a third Republican president (Ronald Reagan), and once widely (but wrongly) suspected as the "Deep Throat" Watergate figure who gave the dirty laundry to Woodward and ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point #12-A Miracle, Frozen In Time

Vancouver Vantage Point #12-A Miracle, Frozen In Time

A Miracle, Frozen In Time, 30 Years Ago Today February 22, 2010 By Mike Moran Thirty years ago this morning in Lake Placid, I was in one tough bind on a cold Friday morning…………. I hurried out of the house on the grounds of the old Lake Placid resort around dawn, down to the edge of Mirror Lake to catch a ride into the village, on a dog sled………for $1.50, some young guy would run me across the lake into town, dogs barking and lunging, and drop me off right below Main Street, ... Full Story

CHSAA 4A State Basketball Tournament Brackets

The Berthoud Spartans (seeded #8) host  #9 Pueblo County on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The winner of that game faces the Sierra Stallions in Colorado Springs on Friday, Feb 26. The Stallions own a 21-2 record and are the #1 seed in the bracket. The #6 Lady Spartans will host  #11 Prairie View on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The winner of that game will play the Pueblo East Eagles in Conifer. The Eagles have a 20-3 record and hold the #3 seed in the bracket. The “Sweet 16 Tournament” will be ... Full Story

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