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Archive for March 21, 2010

Earthsky Tonight — Moon between Capella and

Earthsky Tonight — Moon between Capella and Betelgeuse

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The rather wide waxing crescent moon will be shining in between two brilliant stars tonight. Capella, the brightest star in the constellation Auriga, will be beaming north of the moon, while Betelgeuse, the star marking the right shoulder in the constellation Orion, will be shining south of the moon. The moon swings full circle in front of the starry heavens in a little over 27 days. Twenty-seven days from now – on ... Full Story

Greeley Author To Headline Local Event

Greeley Author To Headline Local Event

Fort Collins - Greeley author Grace Napier will be the featured speaker at the General Meeting of Larimer Animal-People Partnership (LAPP) in April. The public is welcome to attend and hear Napier, blind since birth, talk about the 10 Seeing Eye dogs who have assisted her over the past seven decades. The meeting will be held in the community room at Poudre Valley REA, 7649 REA Parkway, just east of the Windsor exit from I-25, starting at 7:00 p. m. on Thursday, April 8. The event is free ... Full Story

Introducing Dianthus ‘Polar Coral’

Introducing Dianthus ‘Polar Coral’

Another Cool Hardy Plant By Betsy Kelson Jared’s Nursery & Garden Center SPRING IS HERE!!! Well, at least it is according to the calendar. And color starved gardeners of the Front Range can start creating or adding to their flower gardens and containers now. This spring, be on the lookout for Dianthus F1 Polar Coral. Voted Best DIANTHUS in 2009 at the Colorado State University Trial Gardens in Fort Collins, this dianthus survived the three hailstorms suffered by the area last ... Full Story

Deadline near for Philo Club Scholarship

Deadline near for Philo Club Scholarship

The Loveland Philo Club is offering a community college/technical school scholarship for residents in the Loveland/Berthoud area. Residents must be able to show financial need and strong motivation to complete occupational training, have a career goal and school in mind, and be determined to succeed in the work world. There is no age restriction on who may apply. Scholarships in the past have included, but are not limited to:  automotive and aviation mechanics, radiological technician, ... Full Story

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