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Earthsky Tonight—August 7, Venus, Mars, Saturn form

Earthsky Tonight—August 7, Venus, Mars, Saturn form planetary trio in west

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Around August 7 and 8, look in the west after sunset for the planets Venus, Mars and Saturn as they form what is known as a planetary trio. Around August 7 and 8, look in the west after sunset for the planets Venus, Mars and Saturn as they form what is known as a planetary trio. A planetary trio is a grouping of three planets that fits inside a circle that is only 5 degrees wide. Typically, a binocular field spans about 5 degrees, ... Full Story

Sculpture in Loveland

Sculpture in Loveland

Two of the grandest shows on earth are taking place in Loveland this weekend as artists from all over the world converge on the Sweetheart City. The Sculpture in the Park show is in its 27th year and features over 170 artists and 2,000 pieces of sculpture. The venue is Benson Park and the hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Across the street at Loveland High School is the 19th Loveland Sculpture Invitational. The hours are the same. The high school ... Full Story

Obituary: Marina V. Seering

Obituary: Marina V. Seering

Marina V. Seering, age 99, (working on a 100), of Berthoud went to heaven on July 23, 2010 at Good Samaritan Village in Loveland. Born in the Dominican Republic, immigrated in 1929 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943. Married and later divorced from Vincent LaRaque, they had three children, Denis (deceased military), Yvonne L. Dawdy (Jack) of Berthoud, and Gabriel LaRaque of California. Later she married Al Seering (deceased). A very strong believer of Salvation through Jesus, ministering ... Full Story

Hepatitis at Grand Lake Restaurants

Grand County Public Health announced that a case of hepatitis A in a food worker employed at two Grand Lake, Colorado restaurants, Sagebrush BBQ & Grill and Max & T’s Bar and Grill, has been confirmed. Both restaurants have had very good records of inspections in the past and both are cooperating in the investigation. There are no other confirmed cases of hepatitis A at this time. People who ate at Max and T’s between July 26-30, or Sagebrush BBQ and Grill between July 24-Aug. 3, ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule August 9

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule August 9 – 13, 2010 Monday, August 9, 2010 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Health & Well Being Strategy Map Review 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Statutory Government Strategy Map Review 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st Floor Pledge Of Allegiance Public Comment On The County Land Use Code Public Comment On The ... Full Story

Berthoud Trustees, August 10 agenda

BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 10, 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 Agenda, are considered to be routine by the Town Board and will be enacted with a single vote. ... Full Story

Karen Stockley’s true water agenda

As some readers might not have been aware of it, Karen Stockley’s (Democratic candidate for House District 49) recent column was a show of far-left environmentalism pretending to be someone credibly qualified to talk about financial feasibility. Restated, she should just be forthright in that she opposes the proposed Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) purely on environmental grounds instead of using misleading costs and facts to make her point that the project is a fiscal nightmare to ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—August 6, Mercury challenging, but

Earthsky Tonight—August 6, Mercury challenging, but easiest to see around August 6

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Mercury, the innermost planet of the solar system, is not often visible in our sky because it is always near the sun. When this inner world does become visible, it appears but briefly in the evening after sunset – or in the morning before sunrise. At present Mercury shines as an evening “star.” Today, Mercury reaches its greatest elongation for the entire year: 27 degrees east of the sun. (Your fist at an arm length ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners, Administrative Matters

Administrative Matters August 10, 2010   9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Begin at 9:00 a.m. Agenda *Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of August 2. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of August 16. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent Agenda - is intended to allow the Board of County ... Full Story

New teachers sit in class today

New teachers sit in class today

teachers for Thompson School District arrived at Mountain View High High School for a day of orientation on Thursday. The morning began with an introduction to the Thompson Education Association, the local teacher’s union and continued with district staff. Berthoud will be getting  ten new teachers and a part time school nurse this year. Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jennifer Preusse, Kindergarten Teacher Donna Conde, School Nurse  Lindsay Hastings, Speech and Language Therapy Turner ... Full Story

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