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Archive for September 5, 2010

EarthSky Tonight—September 6, Star-hop to Sirius

EarthSky Tonight—September 6, Star-hop to Sirius from Orion’s Belt

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Sure, we have said it before, but we will say it again, because it is one of the neatest tricks in all the heavens. That is … Orion’s Belt points to Sirius. Sirius is the brightest star in the sky. It is up before dawn now, but will be shifting into the evening sky as the months pass. You can find Orion. Trust me. If you go outside and look southward before dawn now, you will notice Orion’s Belt, which consists of a ... Full Story

News you can use

The Bull's -eye: Straight Shooting From the Sheriff: The Larimer County Sheriff submits the 2011 budget One of the major issues facing the county is the looming expiration of the Jails Sales Tax. Sales tax revenue is already insufficient to meet operating expenses and will expire in a few years leaving a huge deficit.  Addressing this issue is perhaps the biggest challenge facing the county.  This problem is followed by the need to expand the jail in the foreseeable future, ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners, September 7

Administrative Matters September 7, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:25 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 30. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of September 13, 2010. 9:08-9:11 ... Full Story

State Treasurer announces website achievement award

State Treasurer announces website achievement award

  STATE TREASURER CARY KENNEDY ANNOUNCES WEBSITE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Denver: Colorado State Treasurer Cary Kennedy today announced that Colorado Tax Tracks, a new feature on her state treasury website, has received an award for excellence. The Digital Government Achievement Awards, given by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government, cited Colorado Tax Tracks as a winner in its Government-to-Citizen State Government category. “Since I took office, our focus has been on making ... Full Story

Colorado Apples Are A Fall Favorite

Colorado Apples Are A Fall Favorite

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado apples are featured in our Tomato Apple Gastrique recipe. Available Now...Apples Colorado’s high altitude orchards feature warm days with intense sunlight and cool nights with mountain fresh air. This climate helps produce apples desired by consumers around the nation. ... Full Story

PrairieStar endorses Stockley for 49

PrairieStar endorses Stockley for 49

  Karen Stockley Receives Key Endorsement from New Energy Sector House District 49 Candidate, Karen Stockley, has spent months talking to voters about the importance of “working with the land.” When voters ask her what she means, she often points to Scott Sarbaugh’s PrairieStar development north of Berthoud. "As a self-sustaining solar-powered community, PrairieStar grows the local economy without draining precious resources. I'm honored that Mr. Sarbaugh and PrairieStar are now ... Full Story

Nominations taken for Noxious Weed Advisory Committee

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Four positions within the State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee will be vacant in October 2010. Nominations are now being taken to fill these important positions. The primary responsibility of the committee is to discuss Colorado’s weed management problems and craft solutions that best reflect public and private interests. The committee then makes recommendations to the Colorado Department of Agriculture concerning designation of state noxious weeds; classification ... Full Story

Annual Hay Directory Connects Producers with Buyers

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – As a service to hay producers and buyers, the Colorado Department of Agriculture publishes the Colorado Hay Directory annually. The 2010 edition of the directory is available to the public at no cost. “Hay is one of Colorado’s top crops, with nearly 5 million tons produced in 2009, ” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “The directory helps Colorado’s hay producers market their hay, and is an important resource ... Full Story

Statewide campaign to defeat Amendment 62

Statewide campaign to defeat Amendment 62

  Broad-based coalition kicks off statewide campaign to defeat Sneaky 62 Press Release DENVER – A broad-based, bipartisan coalition of doctors, nurses, medical researchers, faith and religious leaders, community groups, attorneys and health advocacy organizations joined forces at the steps of the state capitol today, vowing to defeat Amendment 62. Amendment 62 is a dangerous and deceptive ballot proposal that seeks to extend legal and constitutional rights to a ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, August 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat, August 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for August 2010 Sunday, August 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident at Hays Market on Mountain Ave. A vehicle had hit part of the structure but no damage was done to the building. The driver was transported. Tuesday, August 3, BFPD assisted with a medical call on North 83rd Street for a patient having breathing difficulties due to a fall earlier that morning. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a ... Full Story

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