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Obituary: Justin James Sprague

Obituary: Justin James Sprague

August 8, 1983-May 13, 2010. Justin was born in Loveland to Chris (Field) and Vince Sprague. He grew up in Berthoud and Loveland and attended Kindergarten though 12th grade in Berthoud. During his senior year, he attended Front Range Community College and completed the Automotive Tech and Services Program with honors. He graduated from Berthoud High School in 2002. He attended the School of Automotive Machinists in Houston, Texas, in 2003. He returned to Northern Colorado in 2004, ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—May 19, Moon and Mars close

Earthsky Tonight—May 19, Moon and Mars close together

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science This evening, the rather fat waxing crescent moon sits fairly close to the ruddy planet Mars. Yesterday evening, a somewhat thinner lunar crescent shone closer to the Gemini stars, Castor and Pollux. Tomorrow evening, the first quarter moon will shine more closely to Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion. The moon, always in motion, continually goes eastward in font of the background stars. It ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—May 18, Moon near Mars, Castor,

Earthsky Tonight—May 18, Moon near Mars, Castor, Pollux

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science At nightfall, the waxing crescent moon lines up with Castor and Pollux, the two brightest stars in the constellation Gemini the Twins. People often refer to these stars as ‘The Twins’ but they aren’t really twins at all. At a distance of about 34 light-years, Pollux wins acclaim as the closest giant star to our solar system. It’s one of the very few giant stars in our galaxy known to harbor a planet. Castor is ... Full Story

Berthoud BOT Agenda May 18

BOARD OF TRUSTEES STUDY SESSION MAY 18, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M.   1.            Historical Society update                                                 Mark French                          10 minutes   2.            Volunteer Boards & Commissions                             Administrator Hart                   90 ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—May 16, Crescent moon near Venus

Earthsky Tonight—May 16, Crescent moon near Venus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science As seen from parts of southeast Asia, the moon passes in front of Venus at about 10 hours Universal Time today. Unfortunately, this is not visible to North American or European observers, but we have not lost out entirely. Tonight, just as it gets dark, look to the western sky and, weather permitting, you should see a beautiful sight — bright Venus with the waxing crescent moon nearby. You should have no trouble finding ... Full Story

Shields – Zender Wedding

Shields – Zender Wedding

Natalie Shields and Jeremy Zender will take their wedding vows on Saturday, May 22. The Bride is from Berthoud, Colorado and is a 2008 graduate of Berthoud High School. The groom is from Loveland, Colorado and graduated from Thompson Valley High School in 2004 and is a DADC  Graduate, Magna Cum Laude in 2008. The ceremony will take place at the Ya-Ya Farm and Orchard in Longmont with Scott Sherman officiating. The Maid of Honor will be Tiffany Shields (sister of the bride).  ... Full Story

Star Night: Kepler mission

Star Night: Kepler mission

Friday, 21 May 2010 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website ) Our guest speaker for Friday May 21, 2010 will be Jeremy Stober from Ball Aerospace & Technologies in Boulder, who will talk about the NASA Kepler mission. Jeremy Stober is the Mission Operations Manager for Kepler, a NASA mission that was launched in March ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners agenda May 18

Administrative Matters May 18, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 11:25 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 10. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of May 24 and 31. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule May 17 to 21, 2010 Monday, May 17, 2010 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Budget Work session Regarding Service Prioritization Criteria 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding Code Compliance issues 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st Floor Pledge Of ... Full Story

League of Women Voters of Larimer County Looks to the

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County (LWVLC) marked another year of service to Larimer County residents and celebrated the 90th year of the national League of Women Voters. Known widely for their voter education efforts, this non-partisan civic group has been active in Larimer County for decades. On Monday, May 10, the LWVLC met to elect members of its Administrative Team, welcomed new members and set its agenda for the coming year in its continuing efforts toward making democracy ... Full Story

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