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Archive for April, 2010

American Farmland Trust Releases Climate Change

American Farmland Trust Releases Climate Change Legislation Study

Impacts of Climate Change Legislation on Agriculture in the Rocky Mountain States of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico Washington, D.C. —American Farmland Trust (AFT) has released a comprehensive study analyzing existing data and cost-benefit studies to assess the effects of climate change legislation on the agricultural economies of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. AFT sponsored the research to advance understanding of the economic implications for U. S. agriculture as Congress considers ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 9: Star-hop to Canes

Earthsky Tonight — April 9: Star-hop to Canes Venatici, the Hunting Dogs

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org We show a larger section of sky than we normally do on this chart. We’re looking directly overhead at about 10:00 p.m., viewing the sky from the comfort of a reclining lawn chair, with our feet pointing southward. The constellation Leo the Lion stands high in the southern sky, while the upside-down Big Dipper is high in the north. Tonight, we star-hop to the constellation Canes Venatici the Hunting Dogs by using the Big Dipper ... Full Story

Garage Sale at Berthoud High School to benefit Sabados

Garage Sale at Berthoud High School to benefit Sabados family

Alex Sabados and his parents put up a valiant battle against Alex’s brain tumors. They lost the battle and we lost Alex. However, the fight was expensive and took is toll on the family. The Berthoud High School Student Council has been helping. They have had several events to help Alex including penny wars, selling T-shirts and selling wrist bands. More events had been planned and the council is going ahead with he events to help the family. The next big event is a garage sale at the ... Full Story

Colorado’s Municipal Election Results

Colorado’s Municipal Election Results

April 8, 2010, Denver, CO Residents in cities and towns across the state voted on candidates and local ballot measures on Tuesday. Following is an overview of ballot results. Fiscal Municipal finance questions did very well Out of 9 sales/use tax questions, 7 passed, including a first of its kind medical marijuana dispensary sales tax in Fruita Moffat’s voters extended the sales tax to food Keenesburg and Superior approved property tax increases Three TABOR revenue retention questions ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — April 8, Mercury at greatest

Earthsky Tonight — April 8,  Mercury at greatest evening elongation

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Mercury – the solar system’s innermost planet – goes unnoticed by most people, because it’s so often obscured by the sun’s glare. Even when Mercury is visible – like it is now – it takes a deliberate effort to catch this rather elusive world. This evening, Mercury reaches its greatest angular distance east of the sun. What this means is that Mercury sets a maximum time after sunset today, enabling you to spot ... Full Story

9Health Fair this Saturday, April 10

9Health Fair this Saturday, April 10

9Health Fair in Berthoud this Saturday, April 10 By Claudia Todd-Young April is National Volunteer Month and is best exemplified this coming weekend in Berthoud this year with the 9Health Fair. This Saturday, April 10, between 7:00 a.m. and 12 noon, nearly 100 medical and non-medical volunteers are scheduled to serve the community by providing low-cost and free health screenings to the community. How does this happen? As a recent first lady wrote, “It takes a village.” In the case of the ... Full Story

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Saturday, April 10 All proceeds will go to the annual After Prom Event An event to keep our students safe!!! After Prom Event Tickets: $30 single $55 couple The Casino Bus package includes: · Complimentary Transportation · $5 in Coin (minimum of 40 points) · $5 food credit (minimum of 40 points) · Black Jack Match Play Coupon Schedule of the Day: 12:45 p. m. – meet in the Berthoud High School parking lot 1:00 p. m. – Casino Bus leaves 2 – 6 p. m. – Have fun up at Blackhawk, play ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—April 7, 2010: Kochab and Pherkad

Earthsky Tonight—April 7, 2010: Kochab and Pherkad in the Little Dipper

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org If you draw an imaginary line between the two outer stars in the bowl of the Big Dipper – and extend that line northward on the sky’s dome – you’ll come to Polaris, the North Star. Polaris marks the end of the handle of the Little Dipper, which is fainter and looks less like a dipper than the Big Dipper. Polaris is special because Earth’s northern axis nearly points to it. Polaris is less than a degree away from true ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert John Schleiger

Obituary: Robert John Schleiger

Robert John Schleiger, 75, of Loveland died April 3, 2010, at home with his family at his bedside. He fought a courageous battle against cancer. Bob was born to John and Christina Schleiger on June 13, 1934 east of Berthoud, CO. He attended Whipple School east of Berthoud through seventh grade and then graduated from Berthoud High School in 1952. He lived on the farm while growing up and enjoyed working with the land and the animals. He met his wife Arlis Falls during his senior year in ... Full Story

McCreary announces for HD51

HOUSE DISTRICT 51 CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENT Come Shake Hands with the Best Candidate for Loveland LOVELAND, CO, April 6, 2010 – Bill McCreary will formally announce his Democratic candidacy for the Colorado House District 51 race, Friday, April 9, 2010, The Pulliam Community Building, 545 N. Cleveland Ave., Loveland, CO, 80537, 5 p. m. to 7 p. m. Jerry Westbrook, a former School Board President, will formally introduce McCreary on the steps in the front of the building after which McCreary will ... Full Story

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