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Archive for July, 2010

Update on Berthoud Suicide

Richard Vivez's body was discovered by an overnight guest at his residence at 506 Welch Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado. When Berthoud  Officer Vasquez responded to the complaint of a barking dog, the guest contacted the officer to inform him about the deceased. The initial investigation indicates that the the probable cause of death was from self inflicted injuries. the police press release does not indicate the type of injuries. There has been a tremendous outpouring of comments to this site ... Full Story

Obituary: William “Bill” Schreiner

Obituary: William “Bill” Schreiner

William "Bill" Schreiner May 1, 1924 – July 19, 2010 William "Bill" Albert Schreiner passed away peacefully at Family Health West in Fruita, Colorado on July 19, 2010. He was 86 years old. Bill was born May 1, 1924 to Fred and Amelia Schreiner in Fort Morgan, Colorado. He was the youngest of ten children. He spent his childhood in Fort Morgan and graduated from Fort Morgan High School in May, 1942. He was drafted into the military the day after his high school graduation and spent the next ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 26, The ‘forgotten’

Earthsky Tonight—July 26, The ‘forgotten’ zodiacal constellation

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The faint constellation Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer appears in the southern sky at nightfall, and descends into the southwest sky as evening deepens into late night. Look for Ophiuchus above the bright ruddy star Antares, the brightest in the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. Ophiuchus’ brightest star – called Rasalhague – highlights the head of Ophiuchus and is nowhere as bright as Antares, the star that depicts the ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 25, Full moon falls on July 25

Earthsky Tonight—July 25, Full moon falls on July 25 in the Americas

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org To the casual observer, the moon looks full for up to two or three days in a row each month. Astronomically speaking, however, the full moon has no actual duration, but occurs at a well-defined instant. The moon is astronomically full when it stands 180 degrees opposite the sun in Earth’s sky. That happens this evening – on Sunday, July 25 – at 8:36 p.m. Central Time (9:36 p.m. Eastern Time, 7:36 p.m. Mountain Time and 6:36 ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 24,Why the hottest weather is

Earthsky Tonight—July 24,Why the hottest weather is not on the longest day

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Look westward at nightfall to see three planets in the July evening sky. In their order of brightness, these worlds are Venus, Saturn and Mars. Venus outshines Saturn and Mars by leaps and bounds. Venus is the first “star” to pop into view after sunset. If you keep watching the western sky into early August, you will see these three form a tight cluster in the west after sunset. EarthSky’s meteor guide for 2010 By the way, ... Full Story

Obituary: E. Eugene Bashor

Obituary: E. Eugene Bashor

E. Eugene “Gene” Bashor, 89 of Berthoud, passed away at the Berthoud Living Center in Berthoud on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. Gene was born in Berthoud, Colorado on October 28, 1920 to Emery Edmond and Belva E. (Turner) Bashor. He attended and graduated from Berthoud High School, class of 1938 and then went to Glendale, California where he attended Glendale City College to obtain a business and music degree. While attending Glendale City College, Gene met Betty H. Ferry and they married on ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 23, Jupiter appears to stop,

Earthsky Tonight—July 23, Jupiter appears to stop, then change direction

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Jupiter may be a giant planet, but compared to Earth it moves like an oxcart in the race around the sun. The Earth’s average speed is about 67,000 miles an hour, while Jupiter lumbers along at less than half that speed, or about 29,000 miles an hour. Because of its faster speed and shorter distance to go around its orbit, our Earth laps Jupiter about once every 13 months. It is a lot like a fast racecar in the inner track ... Full Story

The 2nd annual “Palisade Peaches”

The 2nd annual “Palisade Peaches” Fund-raiser

Peaches will be delivered to us from Palisade, CO in mid- August.  A large box of peaches costs $45.00 The fund-raiser will be used for a variety of things to help our players get better prepared (equipment, software, etc.).  Please place orders by August 8th. Call Dan McGinn @ 532-2335.  Please leave your name, number where you can be reached, and the number of boxes (of peaches) you would like.  These peaches are fantastic,  delivered to Berthoud, fresh.  Please help our football ... Full Story

Grand Prize of $5,000 Added for Top Pie in 2010

Grand Prize of $5,000 Added for Top Pie in 2010

Pie Baking Championship Rewards Pie Lovers at Colorado State Fair New Grand Prize of $5,000 Added for Top Pie in 2010 PUEBLO, Colo. – Pillsbury® is calling all pie lovers to enter a pie at the 2010 Colorado State Fair Pie Baking Championship. Kitchen creativity and passion for pie could earn participants a shot at a $5,000 national grand from the makers of Pillsbury Pie Crusts! To enter the 2010 contest, sign up with the Colorado State Fair and deliver any dessert pie using Pillsbury ... Full Story

Berthoud Police investigate apparent suicide

Berthoud Police investigate apparent suicide

The call came in as an animal noise complaint just before 8 a.m. The caller complained that a dog at 506 Welch Avenue had been howling and barking since 3:30 a.m. Officer Vasquez responded to the call and soon called dispatch requesting an ambulance and the assistance of Chief Glen Johnson. Shortly after arriving at the apartment on Welch, Chief Johnson called for the coroner. The victim is a black male (Puerto Rican) who had been living in the apartment and operating a tattoo shop in the ... Full Story

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