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Earthsky Tonight — April 18, Spica, your guide star

Earthsky Tonight — April 18, Spica, your guide star to Omega Centauri

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Silvery-blue Spica, the only prominent star in the constellation Virgo, acts as your guide to the Omega Centauri globular star cluster. To the unaided eye, Omega Centauri looks like a fairly faint (and possibly fuzzy) star. Very few of the Milky Way galaxy’s 250 or so globular clusters are readily visible without optics. To find Spica, extend the curve of the Big Dipper handle, as illustrated on our April 4 EarthSky Tonight. ... Full Story

For Dads, the “Be There for Your Kids”

For Dads, the “Be There for Your Kids” awards

Colorado Fatherhood Council Seeking Nominations For The 2010 Be There For Your Kids Awards Annual awards recognize extraordinary work in the fatherhood field In an effort to recognize and reward outstanding individuals and program service in healthy father involvement with children, families and communities throughout Colorado, the Colorado Fatherhood Council has opened nominations for the 2010 Be There for Your Kids Awards. Nominations must fall into one of the following eight categories: Be ... Full Story

Larimer County Installs Solar Panels!

Larimer County Installs Solar Panels!

Larimer County, Colorado – On Saturday April 3, 2010 Larimer County began a process to install the first solar photovoltaic panels on one of its facilities. The first panels were fastened into place on Friday, April 15.  The 26.82 kW system will soon be up and running at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices (LCCO) Building at 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins. There are two solar photovoltaic arrays: the first is 71 ft. wide X 20 ft. high installed at a 31 degree tilt; the second is 140 ... Full Story

Berthoud Family Church Presents Shekinah Glory

Berthoud Family Church, 3982 Nations Way in Berthoud, invites you to join them Wednesday, April 21st at 7:00 p. m. and Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00 p. m. as Shekinah Glory ministers makes a special appearance. Shekinah Glory is an “impact” ministry team (Cindy Duvall and Lois and Ray Taucher.) They have been preaching and teaching throughout the U. S. and internationally. Radio and satellite stations all around the world broadcast their message in music. Their ministry and music CDs have ... Full Story

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal LOVELAND, Colo. – (April 14, 2010) – New Vision Charter School has chosen Ms. Carmella M. Schroeder as school principal, after an extensive search by the board appointed hiring committee. Ms. Schroeder received her B. A. in Elementary Education/Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado. She has a Masters of Education in Educational Administration from the University of Wyoming. She will complete her doctoral work in 2010 with ... Full Story

Justin Bauer Memorial Highway

State Senator Kevin Lundberg introduced the bill and the state lawmakers approved designating highway leading from Interstate 25 to Berthoud as the Justin Bauer memorial highway. The Loveland Reporter-Herald covered the event at the state capital and you read it by selecting this link, www.reporterherald.com.

Spence speaks out against teachers union

Spence speaks out against teachers union

Spence: “teachers union tantrum threatens $175 million for Colorado schoolchildren and classrooms” Press release by: COLORADO SENATE REPUBLICANS Republican Sen. Nancy Spence, of Centennial, was profoundly disappointed to learn that the Colorado teachers union is impeding the advancement of a bill that would make the state’s next Race to the Top application more competitive. At stake is up to $175 million of federal grant money as part of the Obama Administration's Race to the Top program. ... Full Story

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