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Earthsky Tonight — April 19, two stars lead to

Earthsky Tonight — April 19, two stars lead to constellation Hercules

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The constellation Hercules the Kneeling Giant can be seen ascending in the east-northeast on these spring evenings. Our chart today shows the sky for late night, when all of these objects are well up in the northeastern to eastern sky. The stars Arcturus and Vega can help you identify Hercules, whose most noticeable pattern is a squarish figure in the center of the constellation. This sky pattern, or “asterism,” is ... Full Story

Volunteer Naturalist openings in Larimer County

You Live the Passion – Now Share It with Others The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has four more openings for the Volunteer Naturalist training beginning April 26. Volunteer Naturalists are trained to perform public education programs on various topics including conservation, wildlife, biology, and agriculture on open spaces and park properties. The training will include experts from multiple natural resource agencies such as the Division of Wildlife, Larimer County ... Full Story

Max Marr Invitational Track Meet

Max Marr Invitational Track Meet

The Berthoud High School Spartans hosted an eleven team meet on Saturday, April 17. The Spartans garnered 196 team points to take second place to Holy Family who finished the meet with a score of 234.83. Complete results are available at VarVee Sports.

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies

The Colorado Natural Heritage Program and Larimer County Department of Natural Resources need your help to catch butterflies! Volunteers must be willing to hike on uneven terrain, identify and catch specific butterflies, and deliver them to the Natural Resources office. This rare opportunity is taking place in order to observe the Hop-feeding Azure, Ottoe Skipper, Mottled Dusky Wing, Simius Roadside Skipper, and Snow's Skipper near Horsetooth Mountain Open Space and Lory State Park. Call ... Full Story

B. J. Nikkel accepts the Republican Party’s

B. J. Nikkel accepts the Republican Party’s nomination for House District 49 Assembly

State Representative B. J. Nikkel accepted the nomination at the Republican Party’s House District 49 Assembly on Saturday, April 17, 2010. Eighty-nine delegates and eleven alternates from within House District 49 showed up in Loveland at the Pulliam Building to vote and take part in the Larimer County Republican Party’s nomination process. They unanimously supported current State Representative B. J. Nikkel as their nominee. Patrick Albright, Chairman for House District 49 said, ... Full Story

BHS senior Elizabeth Revera receives Daniels Fund

BHS senior Elizabeth Revera receives Daniels Fund Scholarship

The Daniels Fund announced its scholarship recipients this week. Three seniors in the Thompson School District were awarded the scholarship. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Rivera of Berthoud High School was joined by Rebecca Mendoza and Sara Watkins of Thomson Valley High School. The press release accompanying the announcement follows: Daniels Fund Announces 2010 Daniels Scholars 261 Deserving Students Receive Scholarships April 16, 2010 –261 high school seniors who have ... Full Story

Barak Obama, Wall Street Reform

Barak Obama, Wall Street Reform

From: Barack Obama Subject: Wall Street reform Friend -- It has now been well over a year since the near collapse of our entire financial system that cost the nation more than 8 million jobs. To this day, hard-working families struggle to make ends meet. We've made strides -- businesses are starting to hire, Americans are finding jobs, and neighbors who had given up looking are returning to the job market with new hope. But the flaws in our financial system that led to this crisis ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report April 17, 2010

Lundberg Legislative Report  April 17, 2010

Topics: 1. Justin Bauer Memorial Highway 2. Needle Exchange Program 3. Joint Select Committee Committee on Cild Welfare 4. Medicaid Reform Bill Passed Committee 5. U. S. Health care Act and the 10th Amendment ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. On Friday I presented SJR-26, creating the "Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway." Justin Bauer was killed in Iraq in January of 2009. The highway being designated ... Full Story

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