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Archive for May, 2010

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Why illegal immigrants are here to stay

Why illegal immigrants are here to stay

Palm Bay, FL--The U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute today announced the result of a year-long study as part of its How To Save Jobs project that shows that America's 13 million+ illegal immigrants are probably here to stay. According to the study, conducted by David Gewirtz, director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute and author of How To Save Jobs, it would simply cost far too much and be logistically impractical to round up all 13 million people and send them home. David ... 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 ... 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. ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

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