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A free training session has been scheduled for those

A free training session has been scheduled for those wanting to perform weed-free hay and forage inspections:

Press release LAKEWOOD, Colo. – A free training session has been scheduled for those wanting to perform weed-free hay and forage inspections:   April 20, 2010 9 am – 2 pm AmericInn 52000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 “This training consists of administrative procedures for weed-free hay and forage inspections,” said Don Gallegos, CDA’s weed free forage program administrator.  “Those attending need to have a good working ... Full Story

A Prairie Home Companion comes to Greeley

A Prairie Home Companion comes to Greeley

Press Release April 15, 2010 (GREELEY, CO) Garrison Keillor has been among America’s premiere radio hosts and funnymen for nearly four decades, and on May 3, he’s coming to Greeley. See him live at the Union Colony Civic Center, and experience his one-of-a-kind humor and his renowned stories in Greeley’s most intimate theatre setting. Keillor is an author, storyteller, performance artist, radio show host and comedian. In addition to the many books he has written he can be heard on ... 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 ... Full Story

Report by Representative John Kefalas (House District

Report by Representative John Kefalas (House District 52

April 15, 2010 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE In response to issues raised about the Department of Human Services child fatality reviews, the Legislature established the Joint Select Committee on Child Welfare. I have been appointed Vice-Chair, and this six-member, bi-partisan committee will meet the next two Fridays, April 16 and 23, in SCR 356, 1:00 - 5:00 PM. This Friday's agenda includes: a) An Overview of the Colorado Child Welfare System and an Update on Reform, b) Child Welfare Action ... Full Story

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s Parks and Open Spaces

Guided Hikes and Events Saturday, May 1, at 10:00 a.m. “Hummers – the birds that is, not the cars!” Did you know that Hummingbirds migrate hundreds of miles each year?  Or how to tell the Ruby throats apart from the Rufous verities?  Learn the answers to these questions and more with this program dedicated to the smallest of the woodland birds – the hummingbird.  Program will be held at the Hermit’s Cabin at Hermit Park Open Space, located just south-east of the town of ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 17, Heavenly Chariot flies

Earthsky Tonight — April 17,  Heavenly Chariot flies in west at nightfall

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org As darkness falls, there are several ways to distinguish the brilliant star Capella from the other bright stars in the western half of sky. Capella, the northernmost first-magnitude star, is the farthest bright star to your right as you’re facing west. In addition, Capella looks yellow, like our sun. Moreover, Capella has a famous trio of starlets accompanying her, dubbed “The Kids.” Moreover, at nightfall and early ... Full Story

Go Shopping at Berthoud High

Go Shopping at Berthoud High

Berthoud High School student leadership spent their Friday afternoon getting ready for the Saturday Garage Sale. By 5 p.m. the auxiliary gym already had a good supply and variety of merchandise and cars and trucks kept arriving with more. The council members were busy carrying in merchandise, sorting and stacking for display. The response has been good and there is a great selection of items. From a bread making machine to stuffed animals and furniture, you should be able to ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 16, Moon between Venus and

Earthsky Tonight — April 16,  Moon between Venus and Pleiades

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the western sky for early evening. The slender waxing crescent moon sits between the blazing planet Venus and the Pleiades star cluster. To the moon’s upper left shines the ruddy star Aldebaran, the brightest in the constellation Taurus the Bull. You should have little trouble spotting Venus, the third brightest celestial object to light up the heavens, after the sun and the moon. However, you might ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight – April 15: Catch the moon and

Earthsky Tonight – April 15: Catch the moon and Mercury after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Did you see the planet Mercury adorning the evening twilight earlier this month? On our April 8 program, for instance, we showed you Mercury next to the blazing planet Venus at dusk and early evening. Be forewarned. Mercury will be much harder to find this evening than it was at that time. Mercury will be several to many times fainter than it was in late March and early April. Moreover, Mercury will set about 45 minutes ... Full Story

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