Archive for April 18, 2010
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 known as ... Full Story
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.
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 soon ... Full Story
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, “This is ... Full Story
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 demonstrated strong character ... Full Story