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Earthsky Tonight—August 1, Mercury, Venus, Mars,

Earthsky Tonight—August 1, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The western sky after evening twilight has hosted a trio of planets for the past several weeks. However, there is room for one more! Mercury, the closest planet to the sun, has been moving away from the solar glare to accompany Venus, Mars, and Saturn. Horizon-hugging Mercury does not stay visible long, however. Brilliant Venus is the easiest to spot at daylight wanes. Look for Mercury soon after sunset as the brightest ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule, August

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule August 2 – 6, 2010 Monday, August 2, 2010 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Board of Social Services Quarterly Meeting with Ginny Riley, Director of Human Services 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st Floor Pledge Of Allegiance Public Comment On The County Land Use Code Public Comment On The ... Full Story

Solar power looks bright in Berthoud

Solar power looks bright in Berthoud

Solar power looks bright in Berthoud Reporter Herald.com “We hope to create a micro-grid that can become cutting-edge,” said Scott Sarbaugh, co-developer of PrairieStar. “It’s quite an exciting venture in itself.”

Earthsky Tonight—July 31, Orion the Hunter: ghost of

Earthsky Tonight—July 31, Orion the Hunter: ghost of the summer dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org If you are up early, and have an unobstructed view to the east, be sure to look in that direction in the hour before dawn. If you do, you will find a familiar figure, which is always in this part of the sky on late summer mornings. It’s the beautiful constellation Orion the Hunter – recently behind the sun as seen from our earthly vantage point – now ascending once more in the east before sunrise. EarthSky’s ... Full Story

“Save the Poudre” responds to Club 20

“Save the Poudre” responds to Club 20 support

This morning NCWCD sent out a press release saying that Club 20 had taken a position in support of NISP. I just got off the phone with Mr. Reeves Brown, directior of Club 20. Two things: 1. I asked Mr. Brown why his organization took a position without talking to us. He said he was not aware that we existed -- "never heard of you," he said. He was not aware there was opposition to the project. 2. I asked Mr. Brown if he knew that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement clearly ... Full Story

NCWCD stops distributing, printing “Save The

NCWCD stops distributing, printing “Save The Poudre” bumper sticker

Fort Collins, CO – Today, the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (NCWCD) has sent an email to Save the Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper stating that NCWCD has stopped distributing and printing the extremely controversial "Save the Poudre: Store it in Glade" bumper sticker. That email exchange is below. "We greatly appreciate that NCWCD has stopped distributing and printing this bumper sticker," said Gary Wockner of Save the Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper. "We respectfully thank the ... Full Story

Carl Bruning is the best candidate

Carl Bruning is the best candidate

Dear editor, There is no question in my mind that Carl Bruning is the best candidate for Larimer County Sheriff. With a $43 million budget, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office needs a leader with strong expertise in business administration. In addition to being a distinguished U. S. Air Force pilot commander, Carl has obtained a Master of Business Administration degree, and has successfully managed multi-million dollar budgets, dealt with financial crises, and provided ... Full Story

Wildfire mural’s bold colors stand out

Wildfire mural’s bold colors stand out

The Wildfire Summer Mural project is nearing completion as the crew puts on the finishing touches. Julia Lamb and Lane Foley were on the job early Thursday morning. The youngsters work under the direction of Anita Yeh. Yeh’s specialty is Asian Inspired Design. A multicultural artist, Yeh was raised in the U.S. but has lived in China and Taiwan. The mural design is inspired by Chinese Farmer Paintings. The style is characterized by bold graphics and repeating elements. ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 30, Mars and Saturn closest

Earthsky Tonight—July 30, Mars and Saturn closest for 2010

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The first “star” to pop out into the evening twilight is no star at all but the dazzling planet Venus. After sunset, look westward for the brightest point of light that you can find. That will be Venus, the most brilliant celestial body to bedeck the heavens after the sun and moon. EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2010 As dusk deepens into night, notice the visible pair of planets to the upper left of Venus: ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners, Administrative Matters,

Administrative Matters August 3, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 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 July 26. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of August 9. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent ... Full Story

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