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Archive for June, 2010

Tackling your kids’ summer boredom

Tackling your kids’ summer boredom

Practical Money Matters By Jason Alderman With millions of American schoolchildren starting summer vacation, cries of "I'm bored" will soon ring out across the nation. Swimming lessons and trips to the mall can fill only so many hours. Before you give up and hand over the TV remote, consider some activities that can be productive, safe and fun for kids of all ages. Teach practical skills. We've all had friends who somehow reached adulthood never having washed their own socks or ... Full Story

Thanks from Habitat

Thanks from Habitat

Berthoud Habitat for Humanity hopes everyone enjoyed the 5k race and our Berthoud Day booths. We had 260 5k runners and over 60 1k children runners. We would like to thank all the volunteers who were involved with the 5k race and those that volunteered at a booth. We would like to express a heartfelt thank you to all our sponsors. God Bless and have a wonderful day. Anne Reichenberg

Final Paving Operations to Close I-25 Ramps At

Final Paving Operations to Close I-25 Ramps At Crossroads Boulevard This Week

Loveland— This week, crews will conduct final paving operations on the new on and off-ramps at I-25 and Crossroads Boulevard. This work will require full closures of the ramps for approximately one day. The northbound ramp closures will take place tomorrow, June 8 and the southbound ramp closures will take place on Wednesday, June 9. To complete the work, the following closures will be in place, weather permitting: Tuesday, June 8 Crossroads Boulevard to Northbound I-25: The on-ramp ... Full Story

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes

The style of historical Colorado women comes alive for the "Change of Seasons, Change of Clothes" doll exhibition at the McCarty-Fickel house on June 10 at 7 p. m. As the seasons change, so did the elaborate outfits of Colorado's notable ladies. Petticoats, hats, and exquisitely intricate dresses were part of the daily costume of women from all walks of life in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and the local ladies kept up with the looks of the time. As summer weather grew warmer, women ... Full Story

Sweet Strawberries Signal Summer

Sweet Strawberries Signal Summer

Lakewood, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado strawberries are featured in our Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothie recipe. Available Now...Strawberries When selecting strawberries, choose shiny, firm berries with bright red color and green caps, and avoid soft or mushy berries. Strawberries are fat ... Full Story

Wither Thou Goest, Buffs?

Wither Thou Goest, Buffs?

June 7, 2010 #49 Whither Thou Goest, Buffs? By Mike Moran SeniorMedia Consultant The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Having stood on point in the hellish vortex of swirling controversies during forty years in my career----Chuck Fairbanks leaving the New England Patriots to become CU’s head football coach, two Olympic boycotts, Tonya-Nancy in 1994, a never-ending parade of USOC chief executives and presidents resigning, steroid charges, Congressional hearings and a ... Full Story

August Volunteer Ranger Assistant training

August Volunteer Ranger Assistant training

Become A Volunteer Ranger Assistant What did you want to be when you grew up? Do you dream of being outdoors, chatting with visitors, enjoying wildlife and helping the environment? Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger? It’s not too late! You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. As a Volunteer Ranger Assistant you will be an ambassador for natural areas and open spaces. Volunteer Ranger ... Full Story

County Search and Rescue open house.

County Search and Rescue open house.

Earthsky Tonight—June 7: Closest two planets of 2010

Earthsky Tonight—June 7: Closest two planets of 2010 on June 8, but one may require binoculars

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The closest planet/planet pairing takes place in the morning sky on Tuesday, June 8. Jupiter and Uranus stand less than 1/2 degree apart. (For reference, the moon’s diameter spans 1/2 degree of sky.) The brighter of these two planets, Jupiter, beams as the brightest celestial point of light in the dawn and predawn sky. Uranus, though, only appears about 1/2000 as bright as Jupiter. In other words, you will need a dark ... Full Story

Berthoud Day a big success: 5K results

Berthoud Day a big success: 5K results

It was a beautiful day and everything seemed to go off smoothly. From the pancake breakfast to the evening shows, everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. We will give a recap of the days activities in pictures. The 90 photos of the parade include nearly every entry. If you missed it, you can watch the parade online. We will start with the Habitat 5K race. First the results. 1K kids run Girls 1st place: Jessa Pirkey, age 9 2nd place: Sophia Kathol, age 8 3rd place: ... Full Story

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