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Pre-Fair activity at The Ranch

Pre-Fair activity at The Ranch

With he fair only a couple of days away, the Ranch still looks barren, but plenty is going on behind the scenes. The carnival area is just in the beginning stages, but it won’t take the carnival workers long to set up. Meanwhile, the 4-H kids have been bringing their exhibits in for judging and display setup. Many of the animal activities take place before the official opening. 4-H dog and cat programs have finished and the equine events finish up on Wednesday so the horses can go home and ... Full Story

New Vision Charter School Information &

New Vision Charter School Information & Enrollment Meeting

The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, at 2366 E. First Street, Loveland.  The school is located one block south of Denver Avenue on First Street.  Open to all who are interested in learning more about our K-8 grade charter school.  We are now entering our fifth year of educating our community’s children.  593-6827 or We will have another informational meeting on Tuesday, September 14, same time and place.

County Commissioners to Ask the Public about Medical

Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners (BCC) will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 23 at 6:30pm  to allow for public comment on whether a decision to ban or regulate businesses that sell medical marijuana should be made by the BCC or put to a public vote. The hearing will take place in the Hearing Room, 1st floor, at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins.

Habitat Thanks

Habitat Thanks

Berthoud Habitat for Humanity would like to thank Wind Swept Acres for holding the 2nd Annual Car, Truck and Tractor show benefiting Berthoud Habitat. We would like to thank our banner sponsors for their support and our donation sponsors for their gift items. Banner and donation sponsors: High Country Proco, Edward Lacy, Jr. DDS, PC. Integrated Cable Systems, Pinkee’s Rod Shop,  Aspen Heirloom Furnishings, A.J. Storage Specialists, Collins Muffler Shop, Speedy Sparkle Car Wash,  B & J ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—August 3, Dipper points to Polaris,

Earthsky Tonight—August 3, Dipper points to Polaris, plus see Mizar and Alcor

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science The two outer stars in the bowl of the Big Dipper – Dubhe and Merak – always point to Polaris, the North Star. To find this Dipper at this time of year, look toward the northwest in the evening. Once you have found it – after locating Polaris – look more carefully at the second star from the end of the Big Dipper’s handle. If your sky is dark enough, and your eyesight is good, you will see that this star, Mizar, has a ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—August 2, Find a globular cluster

Earthsky Tonight—August 2, Find a globular cluster by the Scorpion’s heart

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science At nightfall, look in your southern sky for the bright ruddy star that is called the Scorpion’s Heart – Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius. Antares is always up on summer evenings. It is a bright red star known for twinkling rapidly. If you have binoculars, sweep for an object near Antares on the sky’s dome. This object is called M4, and it’s a globular star cluster located just one degree to the ... Full Story

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