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Berthoud BOT Agenda, May 11 2010

Berthoud BOT Agenda, May 11 2010

Protect your personal information on vacation

Protect your personal information on vacation

Practical Money Matters By Jason Alderman This is the time of year when many people finalize their summer vacation plans – confirming travel and lodging reservations, dusting off suitcases and looking for games to occupy the kids on long road trips. Just be sure that when your brain goes into vacation mode, you don’t ignore the same precautions you take during everyday life to protect your personal information. Here are a few safeguards to keep in mind: Guard your itinerary. In ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—May 10, Coming to know Corvus the

Earthsky Tonight—May 10, Coming to know Corvus the Crow

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org One of my favorite constellations, little squarish Corvus the Crow, can be found in the south after sunset at this time of year. It is not far from the bright star Spica. You will recognize Corvus for being near this star and for its boxy shape. Corvus is small and compact, and so it is an easy constellation to pick out in the sky. In Greek mythology, Corvus was seen as the cupbearer to Apollo, god of the sun. In ancient Israel, ... Full Story

Obituary: Gene Kiehn

Obituary: Gene Kiehn

Gene Kiehn (December 1, 1935 - April 26, 2010) Gene Kiehn, 74, of Berthoud died April 26 at the Berthoud Living Center. Gene was born to Fred and Lottie Kiehn on December, 1, 1935 at their farm home east of Berthoud. He was student at Whipple School during his grade school years and considered it a privilege to have attended a rural school where all the farm kids knew each other. He liked to reminisce about walking to school along the country roads with his friends. Gene graduated from ... Full Story

Obituary: David and Elizabeth Schump

Obituary: David and Elizabeth Schump

David E. Schump Born in Herrington, Kansas on Apr. 26, 1951 Departed on May 2, 2010 and resided in Windsor, CO. Service: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Cemetery: Resthaven Memory Gardens David E. Schump, 59, died May 2, 2010 in a plane crash near Louisville, KY that also took the life of his wife Elizabeth. They had been playing golf and fishing in Georgia, and had planned to stop in Louisville to visit friends. David was born April 26, 1951, in Herrington, Kansas to Mike and Helen Schump. His family ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—May 9, By morning, moon moving away

Earthsky Tonight—May 9, By morning, moon moving away from Jupiter

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Here are two bright morning objects again, Jupiter and the moon. If you contrast today’s chart with yesterday’s chart, you will see that the moon appears to the left of Jupiter on Monday morning (May 10), yet above Jupiter on Sunday morning (May 9). How could it be otherwise? The moon is constantly moving in orbit around Earth, and this ceaseless motion translates to an eastward (leftward) motion across our sky from one day to ... Full Story

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 www.EarthSky.org 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

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

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