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Archive for July, 2010

Ukrainian Orphans, Happy Campers

Ukrainian Orphans, Happy Campers

The lucky 11 children visiting the United States from Ukraine looked like happy campers on Sunday Afternoon. The children, ranging in age from 7 to 14-years-old are Ukrainian orphans visiting Northern Colorado as part of the Cultural Exchange Camp organized by the Ukraine Orphan Outreach (UOO) program. The children have had an exciting whirlwind adventure like nothing they have experienced before. You can read about it on the Outreach website. Sunday was day 11 of their ... Full Story

Berthoud Team wins 3 v 3 LIVE Soccer Tournament

Berthoud Team wins 3 v 3 LIVE Soccer Tournament

By Kathy Loberg The Berthoud Team, AVATAR, took first place in the U14/15 girls division in the 3-v 3 LIVE soccer tournament held on Saturday, July 10 at the Fort Collins Soccer Complex.  AVATAR team members are Cherokee Walker, Lindsey Loberg, Megan Loberg, Erin Briggs, Chloe Murray and Sam Alexander.  The AVATAR started the tournament out by winning against Tres Buenos 6 to 4; next they played Soccer Rocks and won 3 to 2.  The third game was played against the Grass Burners and the AVATAR ... Full Story

Denver Post calls on McInnis to quit the race

Denver Post calls on McInnis to quit the race

In 2005, I accepted a water fellowship with the non-profit Hasan Family Foundation. Part of this fellowship entailed compiling a series of articles designed to promote public understanding of historical water issues in Colorado. In order to complete this project, I retained a renowned Colorado water expert. That expert, Rolly Fischer, spent nearly three decades with the Colorado River Water Conservation District, and is well-respected across the state. During our collaboration, he provided ... Full Story

Obituary: Mariella Marsh

Obituary: Mariella Marsh

Mariella Marsh, formerly of Longmont, died July 8, 2010 at the Berthoud Living Center.  She was 80-years-old. Mariella was born on March 22, 1930 in Prague, Oklahoma to Orlie Joe and Letha (Daniel) McGuire.  She married Walter P. “Bud” Marsh on August 7, 1952 in Prague, Oklahoma.  Mariella received her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Education Specialist Degrees and was a teacher and counselor.  She taught home economics and directed drama programs in Carlsbad, New Mexico before ... Full Story

Statement from Seeme Hasan on Scott McInnis Articles

Statement from Seeme Hasan on Scott McInnis Articles

Chairwoman, Hasan Family Foundation In light of the accusations against Scott McInnis regarding plagiarism of articles to the Hasan Family Foundation, I am shocked, angry and disappointed. Any work related to the fellowship that Mr. McInnis submitted was always represented as final. At no time, whatsoever, did Mr. McInnis communicate that any of the work were “rough drafts. ” Any representation that they were submitted to the Foundation as “rough drafts” is absolutely incorrect. In ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 13, Young moon, Mercury sit

Earthsky Tonight—July 13, Young moon, Mercury sit close to horizon after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the sky for mid-northern North American latitudes at about 45 minutes after sunset. If you have a level horizon and crystal-clear skies, you might catch the thin waxing crescent moon and the planet Mercury next to the horizon. Mercury sets about one hour after the sun and the moon sets about one hour and 15 minutes after. So, they’ll be hard to catch in the twilight glare. Try binoculars! Looking for a sky ... Full Story

To the editor

To the editor

With a $43 million budget and 420 employees, the office of sheriff needs a person who has the business experience to handle these. The right person could save taxpayers' money by streamlining the sheriff's department. That person is Carl Bruning. Carl brings the kind of leadership needed to manage an organization effectively. His executive business experience and leadership experience as an U. S. Air Force officer and commander position him for success in this role. Endorsements also say alot ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Board, Agenda July 13

Berthoud Town Board, Agenda July 13

BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING JULY 13, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1.     Call to Order                           Mayor Tom Patterson 2.     Roll Call Mayor Tom Patterson Mayor Pro-Tem David Gregg Trustee Thomas Jones Trustee David Skiles  Trustee John Bauer Trustee Jeff Hindman Trustee Dick Shepard 3.     Pledge of Allegiance               Mayor Patterson 4.     Citizen Participation 5.     Reports All matters listed under Item 6, Consent ... Full Story

BERT Agenda, July 12

BERT Agenda, July 12

BERTHOUD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (BERT) AGENDA MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010 5:30 P.M. BOARD ROOM 1. Call to order 2. Guest recognition 3. Old business a. Resume past meetings discussion of achievements & goals b. Where can we help? c. Status of updated zoning map d. business incubation and sites e. What’s BERT’s role in all of this? 4. New business 5. Adjourn

Earthsky Tonight— July 12, Summer Triangle: Vega and

Earthsky Tonight— July 12, Summer Triangle: Vega and its constellation Lyra

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Look eastward this evening, and it’s hard to miss the season’s signature star formation, called the Summer Triangle. Its stars — Vega, Deneb and Altair — are the first three to light up the eastern half of sky after sunset, and their bright and sparkling radiance is even visible from light-polluted cities. Try looking first for the most prominent star in the eastern sky, which is Vega in the constellation Lyra the Harp. ... Full Story

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