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Archive for July, 2010

Earthsky Tonight—July 3: Moon and Jupiter again

Earthsky Tonight—July 3: Moon and Jupiter again between midnight and dawn July 4

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The darkness between midnight and dawn belongs to the last-quarter moon and Jupiter. They appear in the east as today becomes tomorrow, and steadily climb into the sky. Jupiter is the solar system’s largest planet, more massive than all the other planets, moons, and other debris combined. And we are lucky to have it. Astronomers believe that its gravitational presence has kept Earth safe by sending asteroids and comets ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule July 5 to

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule July 5 to 9, 2010

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule July 5 to 9, 2010 Please Note: Public Comment and Administrative Matters will be held on Wednesday afternoon @ 1:30 p.m. instead of the usual Tuesday morning @ 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 5, 2010 County Offices will be closed in observance of the Independence Day Holiday Tuesday, July 6, 2010 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Commissioners will participate in the Estes Park Rooftop Rodeo Parade 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Liquor License ... Full Story

Commissioners to meet Wednesday afternoon

Commissioners to meet Wednesday afternoon

Administrative Matters July 7, 2010 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.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 1:30-1:35 p.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of June 28. 1:35-1:38 p.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of July 12. 1:38-1:41 p.m. Consent ... Full Story

Bunker Hill, 1775—What happened, why was it

Bunker Hill, 1775—What happened, why was it important

The Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775 was an important mile stone in the American Revolution, yet many people do not know what happened that day or the role it played in the revolution. Journalist Thomas Fleming was given an assignment to do a one page feature on the battle. He became so interested that he wrote a book, first published 50 years ago. A recent reissue of the book has come out just in time for our annual celebration of independence. You may read the authors experience in ... Full Story

Town of Berthoud: Legal Notice Public Hearing Prairie

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for the Preliminary Development Plan and final development plan for Prairie Star. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday,  July 27, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall Board Room, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, Co. 80513. TOWN OF BERTHOUD Mary K. Cowdin, Town Clerk Published in the Recorder Online July 2, 2010

Town of Berthoud: Legal Notice Public Hearing Prairie

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed Metropolitan Districts 1 – 4 for the Prairie Star Development. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday,  July 27, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall Board Room, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, Co. 80513. TOWN OF BERTHOUD Mary K. Cowdin, Town Clerk Published in the Recorder Online July 2, 2010

Town of Berthoud: Legal Notice Public Hearing BATS

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed fare increase for adult riders in Berthoud’s rural areas and child’s fares using Berthoud Area Transportation Service (BATS).  The public hearing will be held on Tuesday,  July 13, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall Board Room, 328 Massachusetts Ave., Berthoud, Co. 80513. TOWN OF BERTHOUD Mary K. Cowdin, Town Clerk Published in the Recorder Online July 1, 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, June 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, June 2010

Tuesday, June 1 This could be described as a “Found Day.” A Bernise Mountain Dog found in the 700 block of Third Street was returned to the owner. A black and white cat found in the 900 block of Longview Avenue went to the Humane Society. A wallet found on West County Road 10E was returned to the owner. Six kittens found in the 700 block of Second Street went to the Humane Society. Suspicious circumstances reported in the 600 block of Sixth Street was tenants moving ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 2: Watch for the moon near

Earthsky Tonight—July 2: Watch for the moon near Jupiter before dawn July 3

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight the moon rises around midnight (daylight saving time). It is slightly gibbous, just a day before first-quarter phase. Brilliant Jupiter soon joins it above the eastern horizon. From mid-northern latitudes, by the time the short, summer night brightens into morning twilight the King of Planets climbs about halfway up the sky in the southeast. Observers in the southern hemisphere, who are enjoying their long, winter ... Full Story

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