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Archive for June 17, 2010

Earthsky Tonight—June 18: A half-moon Joins Saturn

Earthsky Tonight—June 18: A half-moon Joins Saturn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight, you have another planet-packed evening in store, with a couple of brilliant beacons to point the way. Dazzling Venus is visible in the west as evening falls, and the first-quarter moon shines in the southwest as seen from the northern hemisphere. The brightest “star” near the half-lit moon is Saturn. Thanks to its majestic system of rings, it has become an icon of “outer space” and staple of ... Full Story

Berthoud Art in the Garden on June 26

Berthoud Art in the Garden on June 26

Berthoud Art in the Garden on June 26 promises to be all about art, gardening, music and fun On June 26, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. over 30  Berthoud area painters, sculptors, photographers and potters will gather at the Historic Waggener home, 980 Mountain Avenue in Berthoud (Parking South of Turner Middle School, 950 Massachusetts Ave in Berthoud) as a joint venture to benefit the Berthoud Arts and Humanities Alliance and Citizens First, a Berthoud civic group. There will be a children’s art ... Full Story

Sheriff looking for armed robber

Sheriff looking for armed robber

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who committed an armed robbery of the Conoco Gas Station at the intersection of I-25 and E. Eisenhower in Loveland, CO, at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 17. The Caucasian man was described as being unshaven, light facial hair, approximately 5'08" and 220-250 lbs. He was wearing a Notre Dame hooded sweatshirt and a black stocking cap. He brandished a black handgun while ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners, Administrative Matters,

Administrative Matters June 22, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:40 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 June 14. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of June 28. 9:08-9:11 ... Full Story

Great Golf, The LTO Open

Great Golf, The LTO Open

The Little Thompson Observatory in Berthoud is hosting the LTO Open Golf Tournament on Saturday July 17, 2010 at Twin Peaks Golf Course in Longmont. The format is 4 person teams, best ball. The event starts at 8:00 AM with check-in beginning at 7AM.  Mulligan’s and putting string are available at extra cost. Single golfers are welcome too; tournament organizers can help place you on a team. The tournament is a fund raiser to support the final phase of expansion which includes bringing ... Full Story

Put your skills to work at Horsetooth Reservoir!

Put your skills to work at Horsetooth Reservoir!

  Larimer County needs your skills! Volunteer Park Ranger Assistants:  Assist County ranger staff at Horsetooth Reservoir on the boat docks, directing parking, hiking nearby trails, and educating the public about safe practices on and near the water.  Positions are open from Memorial Day weekend thru mid-September and volunteers only work on weekends and holidays.  You must be willing to commit to three days a month, on holidays or weekends.   Training, uniforms, and great ... Full Story

Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s Parks

Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s Parks and Open Spaces – July

Guided Hikes and Events • Saturday, July 10 at 7:00 a.m. “Awl You Wanted to Know about Owls” Join Naturalist Bob for a program dedicated to some spooky nocturnal critters at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off Hwy 34. This talk will give you insight into owls, and other nocturnal critters that have long captured people’s attention. Hike rating: easy. Program is free, no registration required. Approximately 2-hour program. • Saturday, July ... Full Story

With Father, Through the Valley of Death

With Father, Through the Valley of Death

By Dr. Paul Kengor  The Center for Vision & Values “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me. ” (Psalm 23:4) My family and I drove aside the Mall in Washington, DC, creeping along Independence Avenue in search of a parking spot. We were beyond the Washington Monument, further south near our ultimate destination: the Lincoln Memorial. It was part of an educational field trip to teach our children about the Civil ... Full Story

Time is Running Out: Don’t Lose Your Brand

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Livestock brands are a vital part of protecting Colorado’s livestock industry; time is running out for brand owners to pay a fee to keep the rights to a brand. The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Division of Brand Inspection reminds brand owners, who have not already paid the 2007 brand assessment fees, to submit their assessment and late fees of $325.00 by June 30, 2010, or the brand will be cancelled. There are currently over 36,600 brands on record in ... Full Story

Wildfire Summer 2010 Mural Project

Wildfire Summer 2010 Mural Project

Building on the tradition of murals in Berthoud and a desire to offer local students an opportunity to work side by side with a professional artist to install a new public art piece for the community, Wildfire Community Arts Center announces the Summer Mural Project. The local non-profit arts center is looking for 10-12 motivated high school students to be apprentice muralists. The team will be under the leadership of Anita Yeh Norrie, a Berthoud resident, who is a professional artist. ... Full Story

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