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Archive for March 18, 2010

Earthsky Tonight — On eve of equinox, moon between

Earthsky Tonight — On eve of equinox, moon between Pleiades and Ram’s Head

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Just after sunset tonight you will spot the crescent moon above the western horizon. The moon floats between the faint head stars of the constellation Aries and the mythic sisters in the constellation Taurus, known as the Pleiades. The waxing crescent moon is only four days past new so it still appears to us as a rather thin crescent. This is a great time to tour the moon with your binoculars or telescopes. The craters and the ... Full Story

Nikko Landeros shines as defensman for US sled hockey

Nikko Landeros shines as defensman for US sled hockey team

Nikko Landeros is well know here and is now well known around the world. Nikko has energized much of the world with is determination and pluck following the tragic accident on County Road 17 in which he and Tyler Carron lost their legs and nearly their lives. Nikko's team is well chronicled by major news sources and you can follow these links to see his story. Paralympics Team USA wins first round of sled hockey From Paralympics Update Day 3 9NEWS Paralympics Day ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners — Agenda March 23, 2010

Administrative Matters March 23, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 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 a.m. Agenda Public Comment 9:00-9:30 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of March 15. 9:30-9:33 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of March 29. 9:33-9:36 a.m. Consent Agenda - is intended to allow the Board of County ... Full Story

Hoppin’, Shakin;, and Wigglin’ into Spring

Hoppin’, Shakin;, and Wigglin’ into Spring

That was the theme for the Ivy Stockwell First Grade Showcase on Thursday night. For the parents the program started of with the musical performance of numbers like Shakey Shakey Egg, Puddle Hoppin’ and Worms. Music and Movement Director Mark Johnson had the kids hopping and jumping with these songs and it looked like they loved it. The 42 voices of the first grade harmonized well and the parents and grandparents were delighted with the performance. Following the musical numbers the children ... Full Story

To the Editor

My husband and I were constituents of Andrew Romanoff for the last five years we lived in Denver when he was a member of the Colorado House of Representatives. We met and spoke with him on the front porch of our Washington Park home where we had lived since 1970. Not a fancy home, ours, but one that had been built in 1912 and we hadn’t even begun to dream of remodeling. Andrew, nonetheless, asked if we would put a sign for his candidacy in our front yard. What impressed me about Andrew was ... Full Story

Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance provides grants to 15

Funds to Help Support Horses in Rising Trend Press Release, Denver, CO – March 18, 2010.   The Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance (CUHA) has provided $500.00 grants to 15 horse rescues and sanctuaries located in Colorado supporting their efforts to cope with the rising number of unwanted horses in the state. CUHA is hoping to continue to build relationships with the horse rescues throughout Colorado to further its mission to reduce the number of unwanted horses in Colorado and to promote ... Full Story

Rising Water Levels Push the Blue Sky Trailhead

Larimer County Press Release The Blue Sky Trailhead project is underway a little sooner than expected. The trailhead will serve as the northern access for Larimer County’s Blue Sky Trail. It will be located at the Field of Dreams location in the Inlet Bay area off of County Road 38E, and will consist of trailer friendly parking, a new restroom, a shade shelter, and an irrigated turf area that will continue to be available to neighbors and other local visitors. The project is a result of the ... Full Story

Springtime Hike at Hermit Park Open Space

Press Release Saturday, March 27, at 12:30 p. m. “Springtime at Hermit Park” Join Naturalists Sue and Bill for a program dedicated to early springtime in the mountains with this nature hike at Hermit Park Open Space, located just southeast of the town of Estes Park on Hwy 36. Meet the naturalists in the parking lot adjacent to the Bobcat Campground. If it has been snowing, bring along your snowshoes and hear about the coming spring from atop the powder. Hike rating: easy. Please bring ... Full Story

Larimer County Wood Sort Yard to Open April 3

Press Release Larimer County, Colorado - The Larimer County Woody Biomass Sort Yards, a partner of Peak to Peak Wood, intends to open this year on Saturday, April 3, if weather permits. The sort yards will take wood from forest management, fire mitigation, and mountain pine beetle mitigation projects of property owners in the areas. There are two sort yards scheduled to open: 1. In Stove Prairie on the Colard property south of the Stove Prairie School 2. In the Red Feather Lakes area along the ... Full Story

Passport Day in the U. S.A., March 27

Press Release On Saturday, March 27, 2010, please join us at the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder’s Office for Passport Day in the U. S.A. If you are traveling outside of the U. S. for Spring Break and don’t have your Passport Book or Card yet, now is the time to come in and apply. Application fees may be increasing by as much as $35.00 per application in the near future, making this extra Saturday service more timely and convenient for our customers! Our office is located in the Larimer ... Full Story

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