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Earthsky Tonight—May 8: Jupiter and moon close

Earthsky Tonight—May 8: Jupiter and moon close together before dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Tomorrow, on Sunday morning, May 9, the dazzling planet Jupiter sits beneath the waning crescent moon at dawn. Both the moon and Jupiter light up the constellation Pisces the Fishes. One day later, on Monday, the lunar crescent and Jupiter line up side by side, for another spectacular display at morning dawn. Jupiter has more known moons than any other solar system planet. At the last count, there are 63 moons, though only four of ... Full Story

Buy a plant, help a child

Buy a plant, help a child

Women of the Berthoud First Presbyterian Church are selling plants to raise funds for an orphanage in Peru. Edna Korth is the green thumb behind this project. Edna said, “I just can’t keep my hands from digging.” This is the second time that Korth has grown plants to sell for the church’s mission. She was not planning a plant sale this year, but when she found some old outdated seeds, she decided to plant them even though she was sure they were too old to sprout. “They all grew,” ... Full Story

Obituary: Charles L. “Chuck” Pennell

Obituary: Charles L. “Chuck” Pennell

Charles L. "Chuck" Pennell (February 15, 1945 - May 4, 2010) Charles “Chuck” L. Pennell of Loveland died peacefully at his home on May 4, 2010 surrounded by his family. Chuck was born on February 15, 1945 in Durango, Colorado as the youngest child of Lee and Bessie Pennell. Chuck grew up on the family farm in Ignacio, Colorado. He attended Ignacio High School where he played on Colorado state finalist basketball and football teams and was active in various clubs and activities. He was ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule, May 10

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule May 10 to 14, 2010 Monday, May 10, 2010 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 9:00 a.m. ñ 10:00 a.m. Review Boards and Commissions Applications 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Worksession Regarding Workplace Strategies with Michael Kirk, Director of Facilities 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Budget Worksession with Elected Officials 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing ... Full Story

American Police State: Secret Prisons in the U.S.

American Police State: Secret Prisons in the U.S.

By John W. Whitehead May 4, 2010 "The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings."— John F. Kennedy How will you know that you're living in a police state? When law enforcement authorities are empowered to stop and search anyone they deem to be "suspicious," when citizens are being snatched up and made to disappear with no access to the legal system, and ... Full Story

County Commissioners agenda, May 11

Administrative Matters May 11, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Begin at 9:00 a.m. Agenda *Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of May 3. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of May 17. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent Agenda - is intended to allow the Board of County ... Full Story

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