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Archive for April 20, 2010

Earthsky Tonight — April 21, Moon and Mars tonight,

Earthsky Tonight — April 21, Moon and Mars tonight, Lyrid meteors before dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org As soon as darkness falls tonight, look for the planet Mars quite close to the moon, which reached its first quarter phase today at 1:20 p.m. Central Time. The moon and Mars remain close together throughout the night, and descend westward throughout the evening hours. These two worlds set beneath the western horizon in the wee hours after midnight. The annual Lyrid meteor shower streaks the nighttime tonight from late ... Full Story

Penry and Lundberg letter opposing Ritter executive

Press Release: Colorado Senate Republicans Not ones to shy away from rabble-rousing, Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry, R-Grand Junction, and Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud sent a strongly worded letter to Gov. Bill Ritter opposing an executive order creating a new panel that would implement provisions of the recently approved federal health care takeover. The letter, which follows, was signed by 10 other members of the Senate GOP caucus. Dear Governor Ritter, We are writing to ... Full Story

Call to Artists for Berthoud Art in the Garden

Call to Artists for Berthoud Art in the Garden

Berthoud Area Humanities Alliance (BAHA) and Citizens First (CF) are sending out a call to all Berthoud Area artists for the first Art in the Garden event to be held on Saturday, June 26 from 4:00 to 8:00 p. m. in the beautiful garden of the historic Waggener home, 980 Mountain Avenue, in Berthoud. Art in the Garden will provide a showcase for painters, photographers, sculptors and potters featuring Berthoud area artists. There is no entry fee, ten percent of the artists’ total sales from ... Full Story

The April BERT meeting

The Berthoud Area Resource Team (BERT) held their monthly meeting on Monday, April 19. The Business Appreciation Breakfast was first on the agenda. The breakfast is planned for Saturday, May 15 at Brookside Gardens, with catering by Origins Catering Company of Berthoud. Becky Justice-Hemmann has collected five donations of $500 each to help with the event and Larry Bebo of Brookside Gardens has given the group a “healthy discount” on the site costs. The Town of Berthoud will pay the ... Full Story

Summer Hosts Needed at Two Visitor Centers

Summer Hosts Needed at Two Visitor Centers

Fort Collins, Colo. (April 20, 2010) – The U. S. Forest Service Canyon Lakes Ranger District is looking for summer hosts to greet visitors at the historic Arrowhead Lodge Visitor Center located in the Poudre Canyon and the Stub Creek Visitor Center located in the Laramie River Valley. Arrowhead was formerly a summer resort, dating from the 1930s, and includes interpretive cabins. It is a very popular stop in the canyon, 35 miles west of Fort Collins, with approximately 8,000 visitors ... Full Story

Members of Colorado Congressional Delegation to Greet

Colorado Athletes are Among Group of Olympians and Paralympians Visiting D.C. Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, April 21, the Colorado Congressional delegation will host an informal reception to recognize a group of Colorado’s Olympian and Paralympian athletes, who are visiting Congress and the White House this week along with many other members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams.  The lawmakers will congratulate the athletes for their tremendous performance at the 2010 Winter ... Full Story

Jeremy missing, Family asks for help

Jeremy missing, Family asks for help

Dear Editor, On April 11 of this year, Jeremy Griess disappeared from his home in Westminster, Colorado. I am writing to you on behalf of Jeremy and his family in the hope that you will consider this story for publication in your newspaper. Jeremy is a native of Minden, Nebraska. The bond that is shared by this tight-knit community is demonstrated in the outpouring of love and concern that we share for Jeremy; our missing son, brother, and friend. Jeremy has many people ... Full Story

Bennet, Udall to Host Loveland Workshop to Assist

Bennet, Udall to Host Loveland Workshop to Assist Small Businesses With Government Contracting Opportunities

Workshop Will Connect Small Business Owners With Expertise Available from Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Local Government Offices Loveland, CO – On Monday, April 26, 2010, the offices of U. S. Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are hosting a workshop at the University of Northern Colorado Center in Loveland to provide businesses in Northern Colorado with information and assistance on how to obtain business contracts with federal, state, and local government ... Full Story

Schultheis: shine light on impacts of illegal

COLORADO SENATE REPUBLICANS In light of recent news reports that child poverty in Colorado is skyrocketing, Sen. Dave Schultheis says the state seriously needs to recognize the effects of illegal immigration on those numbers. According to a report issued by the Colorado Children’s Campaign, the state's child poverty rate has climbed 72 percent since 2000. It is caused largely by the burgeoning number of poor in Denver's suburbs and a widening gap between Latino and non-Latino ... Full Story

Ptarmigan String Quartet at Methodist Church

The Ptarmigan String Quartet will be performing at the Berthoud United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 25 at 3 p.m. This is a free concert with donations being accepted for the church building fund.

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