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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, where ... 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

Earthsky Tonight – February 21, 2010: First

Earthsky Tonight – February 21, 2010: First quarter moon near Pleiades

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The first quarter moon falls today at 6:42 p.m. Central Time. (That’s 7:42 p.m. Eastern time, 5:42 p.m. Mountain Time and 4:42 p.m. Pacific Time.) At first quarter phase, the lunar disk is half-illuminated in sunshine and half-engulfed in the moon’s own shadow. In other words, you are seeing half of the moon’s daytime side and half of the moon’s nighttime side. The moon is in front of the constellation Taurus the Bull ... Full Story

New Vision Charter School enrollment meeting

New Vision Charter School will be holding an Information and Enrollment Meeting for Elementary and Middle School on Tuesday Mar. 2 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 charter school, 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. For more information call ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule February

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule February 22—26, 2010 Monday, February 22, 2010 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Worksession Regarding Jail Video Visitation 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, regarding: 1) Review of Estes Park code amendments; 2) Discussion of procedure to remove notes from Minor Residential Plats; and 3) discussion of multiple by-right ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioner’s agenda February 26

Administrative Matters February 23, 2010 9:00 AM to 10:55 AM Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Begin at 9:00 am Agenda Public Comment 9:00-9:30 AM Approval of Minutes for the Week of February 8 and 15. 9:30-9:33 AM Review of the Schedule for the Week of March 1. 9:33-9:36 AM Consent Agenda - is intended to allow the Board of County ... Full Story

Larimer County’s Small Grants for Community

Larimer County’s Small Grants for Community Partnering Awards Announced for 2010

Press Release The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce the Open Lands Programs’ 2010 Small Grants for Community Partnering awards. This year, 13 awards, totally $20,000, were made for community projects throughout the county: Larimer County’s Small Grants for Community Partnering is an initiative of the Larimer County Open Lands Program with the intent of dispersing a portion of the Help Preserve Open Spaces sales tax dollars throughout the county for ... Full Story

Doug Nichols—scientist, colleague, mentor, friend

By Gary Wamsley The Recorder Online Several of us from Berthoud braved the slick streets and Denver traffic to pay our respects to friend and neighbor, Doug Nichols. For the celebration of his life, we joined his family, other friends and colleagues in the Ricketson Auditorium  at the Denver Museum of Science and Nature. They came from afar to honor a man who obviously meant so much to them. The collaborators on his most recent research project came from Japan and Europe to pay their ... Full Story

Spartans place four wrestlers in top six at state

Spartans place four wrestlers in top six at state

By Michael Hicks Special to the Recorder Online DENVER -- Maybe it wasn’t the medal that they wanted, but for Robbie Workman, Alex Sadlo, Casey Couch and J.T. Pickert it’s a building block for next season. The four Berthoud underclassmen placed in the top six of their respective weight classes -- Sadlo and Couch finished fifth while Workman and Pickert took sixth  -- Saturday in the 4A state wrestling championships at the Pepsi Center. The end result wasn’t the championship medal that ... Full Story

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