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Archive for July, 2010

Earthsky Tonight—July 17, Lunar night versus lunar

Earthsky Tonight—July 17, Lunar night versus lunar day

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org When darkness falls this evening the moon, as always, appears in a more easterly location on our sky’s dome than it did the night before. The bright star near the moon tonight is Spica in the constellation Virgo. The string of lights to the right and lower right of the moon and Spica at early evening are the planets Saturn, Mars and Venus. Tonight’s moon is still at a waxing crescent, but it’s an extremely fat ... Full Story

Findings from Hasan Family Foundation on Plagiarism

Findings from Hasan Family Foundation on Plagiarism Investigation

From Seeme Hasan Chairwoman Hasan Family Foundation It is the finding of the Hasan Family Foundation Board that the work Congressman Scott McInnis performed under the Senior Fellowship was only a fraction of the work he was obligated to perform under the terms of his Fellowship. Of the little work that he did, he has admitted it was neither fully completed by him, nor fully original. In view of the public disclosure by Mr. McInnis as well as by Mr. Rolly Fischer, it ... Full Story

Legal Notice: Public Hearing, Rezoning Henneberg

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Berthoud has scheduled a public hearing for a proposed ordinance re: re-zoning of the Henneberg property. 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 16, 2010

Legal Notice: Public Hearing for Prairie Star Metro

LEGAL NOTICE 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 17, 2010

Legal Notice: Ord. 1120 Henneberg Annexation

ORDINANCE NO. 1120 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ANNEXATION AND ZONING OF LAND TO THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD, COUNTY OF LARIMER, STATE OF COLORADO, TO BE KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS THE HENNEBERG ANNEXATION TO THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD, COLORADO WHEREAS, a Petition for Annexation together with seven copies of a Plat of said land as required by ordinance were filed with the Town of Berthoud by the owners of one hundred percent (100%) of the area of the land hereinafter described; and, WHEREAS, the ... Full Story

Newest Berthoud Habit home to be dedicated Sunday

Newest Berthoud Habit home to be dedicated Sunday

The many volunteers of the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity have been busy for several months preparing a home for Angie Purdy and her family. The home has several features to accommodate her daughter Heidi's condition. Heidi recently underwent brain surgery as covered in this excellent article in The Holyoke Enterprise. The public is invited to attend the Habitat dedication on Sunday, July 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 1712 North Fourth Street.

Earthsky Tonight—July 16, Summer Triangle: Deneb and

Earthsky Tonight—July 16, Summer Triangle: Deneb and Cygnus the Swan

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org This evening, the fat waxing crescent moon shines by the planets Saturn and Mars in your southwest or western sky. For a sky chart of the evening planets, we refer you to yesterday’s program. Be sure to notice how the position of tonight’s moon relative to Saturn and Mars has changed since yesterday. Tonight’s chart faces a different section of sky than where the moon and planets reside. We are looking eastward at ... Full Story

Project America Run comes to Berthoud

Project America Run comes to Berthoud

July 15, 2010 Mike Ehredt is running across the United States, planting a flag every mile. The flags each have a ribbon with the name of a serviceman/woman killed in the Iraq war. 4,375 flags with 4,375 yellow ribbons along a route that measures 4,551 miles from Astoria, Washington to Rockland, Maine. Today he came to Berthoud. Ehredt is a U.S. Army veteran and a retired postal clerk from the town of Driggs, Idaho, population 1,100. Briggs is no stranger to endurance sports. According ... Full Story

Sheriff’s office explains wildland fire role

Sheriff’s office explains wildland fire role

  Wildland Fires Several newspaper articles and anonymous comments in "RH Line" of the Reporter Herald regarding the Round Mountain Fire in the Big Thompson Canyon prompt me to write this. It is obvious that the sheriff's role and responsibility for wildland fire suppression is generally not understood. Recent statutory changes further muddied the waters on the jurisdictional issues involved. By Colorado statute, the sheriff has always been the "fire warden" for the unincorporated ... Full Story

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