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Mudbugs Come Back For Game 1 Win

Mudbugs Come Back For Game 1 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles lost, 4-3, in overtime, to the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs in Game 1 of the Northern Conference Semifinals. It marked not only the ninth playoff game out of 10 all-time between the two clubs to be decided by a single goal, but it was the fourth in the past five to end with a 4-3 score. It was also the third playoff game in a row between the two teams that went past regulation time. The Mudbugs held a strong edge in shots in the opening frame (14-6), but the ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – March 27, 2010 Moon’s

Earthsky Tonight – March 27, 2010 Moon’s closest approach in March

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science The moon comes closest to the Earth for all of this month on March 28, 2010, at 5 hours Universal Time. For the central US, that puts the moon’s closest approach at 0 hours Central Time on March 28. The designation 0 hours on March 28 means midnight March 27-28. In other words, that is midnight tonight Central Time. At this magic hour, the waxing gibbous moon will be 361,876 kilometers (224,861 miles) distant. Contrast this ... Full Story

BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Councils

BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Councils

The Bureau of Land Management in Colorado announced today that it is seeking public nominations for 15 open positions on its three Resource Advisory Councils, which advise the BLM on public land issues. The BLM will consider the nominations for 45 days after today, when the agency is publishing its formal call for nominations in the Federal Register. The BLM’s Resource Advisory Councils (RACs), composed of citizens chosen for their expertise in natural resource issues, help the Bureau carry ... Full Story

Hickenlooper visits Berthoud

Hickenlooper visits Berthoud

The EnergyLogic staff poses with Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper at the company office in downtown Berthoud Denver mayor and Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper, was in Berthoud on Friday morning. Hickenlooper and his campaign staff came to  visit EnergyLogic, a thriving Berthoud business. Hickenlooper, who says, “I view myself as an entrepreneur on loan to public service,” plans to visit as many towns and as many businesses as possible. In a private, interview ... Full Story

DOW captures bull at large

Press Release: Larimer County Sheriff's Department At approximately 8:30 a. m. on Friday, March 26, Larimer County Sheriff's Office received a call about a bull running loose in the County. Sheriff's deputies responded along with Larimer County Animal Control and the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Members of the LCSO Posse also responded to provide assistance. The bull had escaped from a pasture near County Road 11C and County Road 30 and wandered almost three miles to the area of Ziegler Road ... Full Story

To The Editor: Justin Smith

The choice is obvious! Looking at the candidates for Sheriff, Justin Smith has my vote. Not only has he demonstrated his commitment to the community as a deputy over the last 20 years, he has gained the support and respect of his peers in the public safety community. In talking with Justin, here are some of the things that I found out. Justin has been a guest panelist for Leadership Ft. Collins, preparing future leaders for our community. Justin is routinely an invited panelist for the State ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — March, 26, 2010: Moon swings

Earthsky Tonight — March, 26, 2010: Moon swings close to Regulus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Can you find the star that is shining close to the big and bright waxing gibbous moon tonight? That is Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion. Regulus is the only first-magnitude star to sit almost exactly on the ecliptic. The ecliptic is the Earth’s orbital plane projected outward onto the sphere of stars. The ecliptic is often shown on sky charts, because the moon and planets are always found on or ... Full Story

Distracted Driving Summit

Distracted Driving Summit

Saturday, March 27th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. FORT COLLINS—On Saturday, Congresswoman Betsy Markey will host a Distracted Driving Summit at the Lory Student Center on the Colorado State University campus in Ft. Collins. The Summit will being together local and national leaders in transportation safety to discuss putting an end to distracted driving. WHERE: Cherokee Ballroom Lory Student Center Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado   WHO: U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey House Transportation ... Full Story

Mike Moran, Of Green Grass, Dirt And New Leather

There are scents discovered in six decades of life so deeply absorbed into my consciousness that they can be coaxed back to reality in a blink……………the memory from high school dances and proms of the esoteric White Shoulders perfume worn by Bobby Soxed girls, or the heady aroma of the Omaha Stockyards (the nation’s biggest!) borne on the gentle winds of spring to our front porch, or the enduring aura of printer’s ink at my father’s modest plant near downtown, now a clothing drop ... Full Story

Board of Trustees Meeting – March 23, 2010

The Mayor and all Town Trustees were present. An Executive Session was held prior to the meeting to discuss personnel issues. Several items were removed from the agenda: Set public hearing for Ludlow conveyance plat ordinance; Public hearing Parkway Plaza Final Development Plan and Final Plat and Continuation of Prairie Star request for Development Code variance (Prairie Star withdrew request for variance). A Public hearing was held regarding the liquor license and change of location and name ... Full Story

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