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Archive for April 27, 2010

Earthsky Tonight — April 28, Orion descends in the

Earthsky Tonight — April 28, Orion descends in the west each evening

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org At this time of year, the famous constellation Orion is descending in the southwest to west in the hours after sunset. Orion is noticeable for its bright stars and its distinctive pattern on the sky’s dome. Look for three stars in a short, straight row. Then look for Betelgeuse and Rigel, Orion’s brightest stars. If you didn’t come to know it this winter, check it out now. It is one of the most distinctive of all ... Full Story

Markey Votes To Block Pay Raise For Congress

Markey Votes To  Block Pay Raise For Congress

House passes measure 402-15 Washington D.C.—Congresswoman Betsy Markey today voted to block the scheduled 2011 pay raise for Members of Congress. Rep. Markey has repeatedly fought against Congressional pay raises and co-sponsored legislation earlier this year to stop the 2011 raise. “With unemployment still high and the economy recovering from a recession, families across Colorado are making tough decisions and cutting spending to make ends meet. Congress should be no different,” ... Full Story

Todd Ball named principal for Loveland High School

Todd Ball named principal for Loveland High School

News Release April 27, 2010 Todd Ball, principal at Bill Reed Middle School since 2002, has been named principal of Loveland High School pending Board of Education approval on May 5. He will begin his new duties in fall 2010. Ball will replace Dr. Fred Dreier, who is retiring from the district. Ball was assistant principal of Bill Reed prior to becoming principal. Before that he taught science at Bill Reed and Thompson Valley High School. He received his BS in biological science from ... Full Story

MacGregor Ranch Heritage Camp 2010

MacGregor Ranch Heritage Camp 2010

Estes Park, Colorado Would your child or grandchild enjoy learning what life was like in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s? Come join us for Heritage Camp at MacGregor Ranch and step back into the past and see what pioneer children had to do every day to help their families. On day one there is an overall introduction to the Ranch. Kids start in the kitchen and learn what it is like to cook on a wood-burning stove and how to pump water the old-fashioned way. Next the children ... Full Story

Markey wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Award for

Markey wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Award for Pro-business record

Markey cites small business background, common-sense approach to lawmaking WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Betsy Markey was honored today by the United States Chamber of Commerce, winning their annual Spirit of Enterprise Award for her support of pro-business and pro-growth legislation in Congress. “I came to Congress not as a politician, but as a small business owner working to solve problems,” said Rep. Markey. “We need fewer career politicians in Washington and more people who have ... Full Story

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update Talk to Your

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update Talk to Your Veterinarian, Test Your Herd

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds cattle owners to test their herd for Bovine Trichomoniasis. “Testing and monitoring herds for trichomoniasis is the best method of controlling this infection, ” said State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr. “Cattle owners should talk to their veterinarian to determine the best management practices for their herd. ” As of April 26, 2010, there is one positive “trich” location in Colorado. So far this year, two ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report—April 27, 2010

Topics: 1. Senior Homestead Exemption Suspended for Next Two Years 2. My Resolutions Introduced Last Week 3. Joint Select Committee Committee on Child Welfare 4. Governor Signs SB-147 ----------------------------------------------------------- 1. SB-190 passed the Senate last week, eliminating the senior homestead property tax exemption for the next two years. The total additional tax this will result in is over $188,000,000! Ironically it was presented as a spending cut, as ... Full Story

Loveland Historical Homes Tour

Rialto Theater Celebrates 90 Years of Entertainment

Rialto Theater Celebrates 90 Years of Entertainment

Press Release On a warm May evening in 1920, Loveland residents waited with breathless anticipation for the grand opening of the Rialto Theater. A true gem for Northern Colorado, newspapers of the time called the Rialto, “the finest theater north of Denver. ” Over the years the theater has been home to Hollywood’s best films, traveling vaudeville troupes, performing artists and Loveland’s own performing arts groups. The historic Rialto Theater is celebrating its 90th Anniversary in ... Full Story

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