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Obituary: Richard Vives

Obituary: Richard Vives

Richard Vives born Feb 19, 1979, died July 22, 2010 in Berthoud, Colorado. Richard was a graduate of Parkland High School, El Paso, Texas, class of 2000. He was born in Puerto Rico and raised in El Paso. He was a wonderful person, loving and loyal! He was a great friend, always happy and had the biggest smile! He will be missed dearly!! He is survived by his children: sons, Richard, Angel and Andy Vives; daughters, Haley and Tatyana Vives; his parents, Gladys Schuetta and Dionisio Vives; ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 29, Summer Triangle and the

Earthsky Tonight—July 29, Summer Triangle and the smallest constellations

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org I pointed out the Summer Triangle earlier this month. This famous pattern of stars is now at its best in the night sky. The Summer Triangle consists of three bright stars – Vega, Deneb and Altair – in three separate constellations. If you can find the Summer Triangle, you can use it to locate three of the sky’s smallest constellations: Vulpecula the Fox, Delphinus the Dolphin and Sagitta the Arrow. EarthSky’s ... Full Story

Larimer Master Gardeners on deadheading and

Larimer Master Gardeners on deadheading and grasshoppers

  The Art of deadheading By: Charleen Barr Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Many gardeners do not realize deadheading is an art rather than a chore. Some chores that are tedious for one gardener may seem pleasant to another, but deadheading flowers just requires a positive attitude. When deadheading, gardeners are tending their garden in a most intimate way. Deadheading a flower refreshes a plant’s appearance, controls seed dispersal, ... Full Story

First West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes of 2010

First West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes of 2010 confirmed in Larimer County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mosquitoes from one trap in southeast Fort Collins have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to officials at the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment. The mosquitoes were collected the week of July 19 – 23. “The numbers of Culex mosquitoes, the kind that carry West Nile virus, are increasing rapidly in this hot weather,” said Dr. Adrienne LeBailly, director of the Larimer County Department of Health and ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 28, Moonlight wipes out Delta

Earthsky Tonight—July 28, Moonlight wipes out Delta Aquarid meteor shower

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to peak before dawn on Thursday, July 29. Not that it really matters in 2010. The almost-full waning gibbous moon will wipe out this year’s Delta Aquarid display. You would be much better off to wait for the Perseid shower, which should be at its best on the moon-free nights of August 12 and August 13. EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2010 Even in a favorable ... Full Story

Missing the Point

Missing the Point

By Ken Gordon Dear Friends and Neighbors: I went hiking in the mountains recently with friends from college, (University of Michigan--class of 71--Go Blue!). The forecast was for rain. I said to Joe while buying rain gear, “I am not particularly superstitious, but it seems that the more preparations you make, the less likely it will rain. ” Joe said, “That isn’t superstition. That’s a proven fact. ” We were up at Crater Lake in the ... Full Story

Listen to the Military Leadership on the START Treaty

Listen to the Military Leadership on the START Treaty

By John Castellaw President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev recently signed the New Strategic Arms Reductions Treaty (START), a measure designed to mutually and verifiably reduce U. S. and Russian nuclear arsenals. Specifically, it would reduce U. S. and Russian warheads by approximately one third and would continue and strengthen the verification regime that has allowed the inspections and surveillance that have informed U. S. intelligence about Russian ... Full Story

Statement by Colorado Republican Chairman on Tom

Statement by Colorado Republican Chairman on Tom Tancredo’s minor party candidacy for governor

Press Release Dick Wadhams Chair Colorado Republican Committee I am terribly disappointed in Tom Tancredo's announcement that he has made a backroom deal with a minor political party to run for governor. Tom Tancredo used the Colorado Republican Party to get elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in the 1970's, to work as a political appointee in the Reagan administration in the 1980's, and to get elected to Congress from 1998 to 2008. But now it appears he wants ... Full Story

Berthoud Library youth events

Berthoud Library youth events

See the Recorder Calendar for Family Movie listings, Creativity Club starts on Tuesday, August 3 for ages 11 and up. Writers, poets, artists, photographers, scrap bookers, & crafters! Come help us make books! Learn about the publishing process, as creative friends join together to explore each other’s various talents for collaborative books! Storytime is taking a break in August. the program will resume on Wednesdays in September.

Hermit Park Open Space to Host Boy Scouts 100-Year

Hermit Park Open Space to Host Boy Scouts 100-Year Celebration Fall Camporee

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is excited to host the Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America celebration of 100 Years of Scouting at a Fall Camporee, September 24-26, 2010, at Hermit Park Open Space just outside of Estes Park. Larimer County and Longs Peak Council staff and volunteers have worked together for over a year to plan this historic event. Attendance is projected to be between 800 and 1,200 scouts, leaders, and parents. Typically the Longs Peak Council, ... Full Story

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