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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 known as ... 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 soon ... 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, “This is ... 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 demonstrated strong character ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 18, Spica, your guide star

Earthsky Tonight — April 18, Spica, your guide star to Omega Centauri

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Silvery-blue Spica, the only prominent star in the constellation Virgo, acts as your guide to the Omega Centauri globular star cluster. To the unaided eye, Omega Centauri looks like a fairly faint (and possibly fuzzy) star. Very few of the Milky Way galaxy’s 250 or so globular clusters are readily visible without optics. To find Spica, extend the curve of the Big Dipper handle, as illustrated on our April 4 EarthSky Tonight. ... Full Story

For Dads, the “Be There for Your Kids”

For Dads, the “Be There for Your Kids” awards

Colorado Fatherhood Council Seeking Nominations For The 2010 Be There For Your Kids Awards Annual awards recognize extraordinary work in the fatherhood field In an effort to recognize and reward outstanding individuals and program service in healthy father involvement with children, families and communities throughout Colorado, the Colorado Fatherhood Council has opened nominations for the 2010 Be There for Your Kids Awards. Nominations must fall into one of the following eight categories: Be ... Full Story

Larimer County Installs Solar Panels!

Larimer County Installs Solar Panels!

Larimer County, Colorado – On Saturday April 3, 2010 Larimer County began a process to install the first solar photovoltaic panels on one of its facilities. The first panels were fastened into place on Friday, April 15.  The 26.82 kW system will soon be up and running at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices (LCCO) Building at 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins. There are two solar photovoltaic arrays: the first is 71 ft. wide X 20 ft. high installed at a 31 degree tilt; the second is 140 ... Full Story

Berthoud Family Church Presents Shekinah Glory

Berthoud Family Church, 3982 Nations Way in Berthoud, invites you to join them Wednesday, April 21st at 7:00 p. m. and Thursday, April 22nd at 7:00 p. m. as Shekinah Glory ministers makes a special appearance. Shekinah Glory is an “impact” ministry team (Cindy Duvall and Lois and Ray Taucher.) They have been preaching and teaching throughout the U. S. and internationally. Radio and satellite stations all around the world broadcast their message in music. Their ministry and music CDs have ... Full Story

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal

New Vision Charter School Selects New Principal LOVELAND, Colo. – (April 14, 2010) – New Vision Charter School has chosen Ms. Carmella M. Schroeder as school principal, after an extensive search by the board appointed hiring committee. Ms. Schroeder received her B. A. in Elementary Education/Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado. She has a Masters of Education in Educational Administration from the University of Wyoming. She will complete her doctoral work in 2010 with ... Full Story

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