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Archive for March, 2010

Town of Berthoud Legal notice: Invitation to bid

Invitation to Bid for the Mountain Avenue Phase III Project The Town of Berthoud is accepting bids for the Mountain Avenue Phase III Improvement Project. This project includes the removal and replacement of water lines and water valves, storm sewer lines and manholes, curb and gutter, pedestrian ramps, asphalt pavement, pavement markings, traffic control and miscellaneous items as shown in the project Plans and Specifications. Project Plans and Specifications may be ... Full Story

Lions Club Reverse Raffle

Lions Club Reverse Raffle

Grace Place was bustling on Monday evening as the Berthoud Lions Club held their annual Reverse Raffle. Curtis Wilson, in his white coat and top hat added his usual wit and humor to the evening. Fort Collins Lion, Alan Beatty provide even more humor and delightful songs and tales. There were the usual groans and moans as the names were erased from the big board and dreams of the $1,000 prize evaporated. The eventual winner was not present to accept his prize. Here is the evening in ... Full Story

Tonight, the waning gibbous moon beams near two bright

Tonight, the waning gibbous moon beams near two bright and beautiful stars

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the waning gibbous moon beams near two bright and beautiful stars, Arcturus and Spica. Sparkling above the eastern horizon at early to mid evening, these stars travel westward (along with the moon) throughout the night, and stand high in your southern sky in the wee hours after midnight. As dawn starts to color the sky, these gems light up the western sky. In early spring, these two springtime stars ... Full Story

No Berthoud Board of Trustees meeting this week

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MARCH 30, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. NO MEETING

League of Women Voters hosts orientation meeting

League of Women Voters hosts orientation meeting

As part of the 90th birthday celebration of the national League of Women Voters, the Larimer County League chapter will host a morning coffee for those interested in learning about the organization. The coffee will be held on Saturday, April 10, from 10 am to noon at Lynn Young’s home, 950 Southridge Greens Blvd., #17, in Fort Collins. The League of Women Voters (LWV), a nonpartisan political organization that works to improve our system of government and impact public policies through ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — March 29, 2010 Full moon near

Earthsky Tonight — March 29, 2010 Full moon near Saturn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the full moon beams between the golden planet Saturn and sparkling blue-white Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo the Maiden. For the northern hemisphere, this is the first full moon of spring – or the first to follow the March 20 spring equinox. The first springtime moon is commonly called the Egg Moon, Grass Moon or Easter Moon. The moon turns precisely full tonight at 9:25 p.m. Central ... Full Story

Mike Moran — The USOC Finds Its Way Home Again

Mike Moran — The USOC Finds Its Way Home Again

By Mike Moran The release this week of the USOC‘s Independent Advisory Committee on Governance (The Tagliabue Commission), delivered a cogent moment for me and others long connected to the Olympic movement, and a familiar refrain at the same time……….how striking it is that it would be two notable professional sports figures who would, almost two decades apart, craft a report that would alter the direction and mission of the organization…………..first, George Steinbrenner in 1989 ... Full Story

From Alex’s Cub Scout Leader

Greg Carter add these notes as a comment to Alex Sabado's obituary. I thought it appropriate to give his remarks a place on the main page. Nearly every seat in the beautiful sanctuary at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church was filled on Saturday morning. Family, friend, classmates, scouts in uniform, BMX riders and more turned out to say goodbye to Alex. Here is a remembrance by Greg Carter: “If you can fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run ... Full Story

Bugs Take Game 2 in Another 4-3 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles fell again to the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs, by an identical 4-3 score, in Game 2 of the Northern Conference Semifinals. The two teams continued to prove that they're evenly matched as it was the fifth time in the past six playoff games between the two teams with that exact final score, and the 10th of 11 all-time decided by just one goal. Opposite of Friday night, the Eagles dominated the first period shot total, out-shooting the Mudbugs 21-9. Unlike ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – March 28, 2010: Moon and

Earthsky Tonight – March 28, 2010: Moon and Saturn from dusk until dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Go out at nightfall and look to the east, you will see the beautiful planet Saturn. It will be the starlike object close to tonight’s almost-full waxing gibbous moon. Note Saturn’s golden color, if you can. If you cannot, try viewing this world through binoculars. Better yet, look at Saturn’s golden color and glorious rings through a telescope. By about midnight, Saturn will be high in the southern heavens. ... Full Story

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