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Archive for September 4, 2010

The 50th Anniversary of an Historic Speech

The 50th Anniversary of an Historic Speech

By Dr. Gary Scott Smith This September 12 marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s historic speech to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association in which he countered religious objections to his candidacy and promised to honor the separation of church and state. This speech played an important role in Kennedy winning the closely contested 1960 election and helped set the stage for reducing religious prejudice in politics. To understand Kennedy’s ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners Schedule

September 6 to 10, 2010 Monday, September 6, 2010 County Offices will be closed in observance of the Labor Day Holiday Tuesday, September 7, 2010 9:00am - 12:00pm Public Comment and Administrative Matters with Frank Lancaster, County Manager, and Consent Agenda Approval/Document Execution by Board of County Commissioners (BCC) (Administrative Matters Agenda and Consent Agenda available in BCC Office ñ 2nd Floor) If there is no Public Comment, Administrative Matters will ... Full Story

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

News Release West Nile virus still circulating in Larimer County: protect yourself against mosquito bites Though it may seem like autumn has arrived along with cool nights, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reminds you that West Nile season is still very much with us. Since July 1, a total of eight cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in Larimer County. Out of those eight, six had West Nile fever, and one was discovered to have West Nile ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—September 5, Hazy pyramid of light

EarthSky Tonight—September 5, Hazy pyramid of light in east? False dawn.

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Late summer and early autumn present the best time of year to see the false dawn, also known as the zodiacal light. With the moon out of the morning sky for the next two weeks, this is your chance to catch the zodiacal light before dawn. This light can be noticeable and easy to see from latitudes like those in the southern U.S. I’ve seen it many times from the latitude of southern Texas, sometimes while driving a lonely ... Full Story

Southbound Madison in Loveland to reopen Wednesday

Southbound Madison in Loveland to reopen Wednesday

The third westbound lane Eisenhower Boulevard at Madison Avenue. —closed since July 6-- reopened yesterday. Early next Wednesday morning, the entire southbound Madison portion of the continuous flow intersection at Eisenhower will debut. Just before noon Friday, traffic safety control worker Jackie Gion finished resetting about two dozen barrels, hitched up her electronic arrow board and opened the lane. It didn’t take but seconds for traffic to take advantage of the newly opened ... Full Story

Berthoud Run/Walk Club 5K

Berthoud Run/Walk Club 5K

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight September 4, Orion the

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight  September 4,  Orion the Hunter well up before dawn in September

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Mike wrote, “I noticed on your site that Orion returned to the predawn sky in late July. You called it the ghost of the summer dawn. Due to cloudy skies and other conditions, I was not able to see it until August 6. When will Orion return to the evening sky?” Mike, Orion the Hunter is always behind the sun as seen from Earth in June. It comes back to the predawn sky every year in late July. By early September, Orion is ... Full Story

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