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Archive for May, 2010

BHS Odyssey of the Mind selling flower baskets

Beautiful Spring Hanging Baskets and Colorful Bowls Just in time for Mother’s Day and Senior Graduation Parties! 10” flowering hanging baskets                                          or color bowls $23.00 each or 3 / $60.00 Place your order today! Contact: Jennifer Stewart at (970) 532-1001 or stewart7940@msn.com Kathleen Henning at (970)-532-5566 or kofromcincy@yahoo.com Benefits the BHS Odyssey of the Mind team’s trip ... Full Story

When to Plant Your Vegetables

By: Kathy Roth Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Growing your own vegetables allows you to truly understand what “fresh” means. Even if you have a small garden area, or plant your veggies in containers (like I did on my apartment balcony back in the ‘80s), you can reap the rewards of homegrown produce. Growing vegetables in Colorado necessitates understanding that we have challenges—temperature swings, cold spring winds, a short growing season, ... Full Story

Thank you from the After Prom Committee

Dear Editor, The Berthoud High School After Prom Event Committee would like to give a special thank you to all the volunteers for making this year’s APE another successful evening. APE helps to keep our kids safe. In addition to the generosity of long hours that our parents volunteered, many of them made donations of money. Thank you all for the kindness of time and money. We would also like to extend a big thank you to the following organizations and businesses for their donations of ... Full Story

Arbor Day Tree Planting in Berthoud—May 1, 2010

Arbor Day Tree Planting in Berthoud—May 1, 2010

Twenty-seven, the number of rings you would find in the tree planted the first year Berthoud was listed among Tree City, USA Communities, one ring for every year. That heritage continues with Saturday’s planting done by Berthoud’s Tree Board at three locations around town. Tree Board members; John Goreski, Pat and June Macarelli, arborist, Shiloh Hatcher, and Director of Parks and Recreation, Jeremy Olinger, were hard at work preparing the selected trees to flourish in their new ... Full Story

Tragedy touches local family

An airplane crash in Southern Indiana on Sunday took the lives of David and Elizabeth Schump of Windsor. The couple is the brother and sister-in-law of James Schump of rural Berthoud. There are no details at this time. A short article is on the Channel 4 Website.

Berthoud BOT, Agenda May 4, 2010

BOARD OF TRUSTEES STUDY SESSION MAY 4, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1. Volunteer Boards & Commissions Administrator Hart 90 minutes 1a. Tree Board 1b. Parks & Open Space 1c. Planning & Zoning Commission 1d. Berthoud Economic Development Committee (BERT)

Obituary: Connie J. Golightly

Obituary: Connie J. Golightly

Connie J. Golightly, 59, of Berthoud passed away April 28, 2010 at McKee Medical Center. She fought a brave and courageous fight with lung cancer but other complications ended her almost three-year battle. She was born May 11, 1950 in Longmont, Colorado to Eugene and Naomi Maxine (George) Howell. She attended Lakewood High School for one year, but graduated from Poudre High School in Fort Collins. She married Jan Allan Golightly on June 11, 1970 in Denver. He preceded her in death ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — May 4, Moon drowns Eta Aquarid

Earthsky Tonight — May 4, Moon drowns Eta Aquarid meteors before dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is now taking stage in the dark hours before dawn. It has expected to peak in the predawn sky on Thursday morning – May 6, 2010 – from roughly two hours to one hour before sunrise. Look on our almanac page for your sunrise time. Under ideal conditions, this shower can produce up to 20 to 40 meteors per hour. However, in 2010, the last quarter moon will wash out all but the brighter meteors ... Full Story

Evening With the Arts on May 7

Evening With the Arts on May 7

The Berthoud High School gymnasium will be transformed into an art gallery on Friday, May 7. It is time for the annual Evening With the Arts, featuring visual and applied arts by students in grades 6 to 12. The Berthoud schools have some extremely talented artists and the Evening With the Arts gives them an opportunity to show off their work and gives the public the opportunity to see what  these students can do. The evening includes audio art as well, with the B H S Choir Concert ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight —May 3, Can you see Aldebaran near

Earthsky Tonight —May 3, Can you see Aldebaran near Venus?

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org You should have no trouble spotting Venus after sunset, even though this dazzling world appears quite low in the west at dusk and early evening. Don't tarry when looking for Venus, for this blazing beauty follows the sun beneath the horizon roughly two hours after sunset. Venus and Aldebaran, the brightest star in the constellation Taurus, are in conjunction today. Generally, two heavenly bodies do not appear in the same ... Full Story

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