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Archive for September, 2010

Tigers Run Over Spartans

Berthoud drops to 0-2 after 49-28 loss By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Crisp and clear with a very slight breeze out of the north; it was one of those picture-perfect evenings for football on the high plains. Unfortunately for the Berthoud Spartans football team, the weather was the only pleasant thing about Friday evening. The Sterling Tigers ran over the Spartans, literally, accumulating close to 300 yards on the ground in a 49-28 rout. The loss drops the Spartans to 0-2 on the season and ... Full Story

Smith Best Qualified for Sheriff

Smith Best Qualified for Sheriff

Dear Citizens of Larimer County: The office of sheriff requires minimum standards to perform the duties successfully, just as any other organizational leader should have. Education, professional experience, personal experience, and the respect of peers are some of those minimum standards. The leader of a sheriff’s office in this century should have years of law enforcement experience, management experience, leadership experience, educational experience, and the respect of peers that ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—September 11, Moon and Venus low

EarthSky Tonight—September 11,  Moon and Venus low in west at dusk

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The waxing crescent moon and the dazzling planet Venus are the first two celestial lights to appear after sunset this evening. Look low in the west to see the shining pair at dusk and early evening. After the sun, the moon and Venus rank as the second and third brightest heavenly bodies, respectively. When these brilliant sky objects get together, people across Earth’s entire globe spot them and gaze with wonder. Since the moon ... Full Story

Friday Results for Berthoud Invitational Softball

Air Academy lost to Berthoud and to Mountain View High School Berthoud (4-2) scored 10 runs on 10 hits to win 10 -2 over Air Academy. Academy scored first and held the lead after one inning, Berthoud took the lead in inning 2 and Academy tied the game 2 -2 after three innings. Berthoud put the game out of reach with three runs in the fourth and five runs in the 5th inning. The game went 6 innings with Morgan Thonhoff giving up 2 runs on 6 hits, 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. Mountain View (6-1) ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, August Students of the Month

Turner Middle School, August Students of the Month

Turner Middle School August 2010 Student of the Month 6th Grade: Giovanni Esparza Giovanni is very organized and on task with his academics.  He is a strong quiet leader who is clear on expectations and a driven learner. 7th Grade: Whitley Porter Whitley is a sweet young lady who is kind to her peers.  She is respectful and always knows the right time to participate; is a great team member and leader.  Whitley’s positive attitude and participation are greatly ... Full Story

Ugh: What to do about Grasshoppers

Ugh: What to do about Grasshoppers

By: Beth Thiret Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Look, for a moment, at life from the grasshopper’s point of view. He sees your garden as a complimentary all-you-can-eat buffet that’s open every day of the season. What you see as a lovely crop of beans near harvest for evening supper, the grasshopper sees as a quick snack before moving on to your corn, onions and carrots. When those are finished, he may decide that the perfumed flavor of a nearby ... Full Story

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Wind changes plans for residents, firefighters involved in Fourmile Canyon Fire 9News.com by Cristina Dickinson 6 p.m. on Sept. 9 Those winds are making residents inside the Boulder city limits prepare ...         Fourmile Canyon fire may be 40 percent contained by morning The Denver Post  (September 9, 8:13 p.m.) By Tom McGhee and Kleran Nicholson Federal fire managers today said firefighters will likely ad another 10 to 15 percent to the fire line ... NASA satellite ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—September 10, Moon waxes as Venus

EarthSky Tonight—September 10,  Moon waxes as Venus wanes in September evening sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The waxing crescent moon and the blazing planet Venus shine low in the west at dusk. Our chart shows the sky scene for about 45 minutes after sundown, with the moon barely above the horizon. If you miss the moon with Venus this evening, try again tomorrow. On Saturday, the lunar crescent will appear higher in the sky and will set later after sunset. Whenever the moon appears in the west at dusk and early evening, it is always a ... Full Story

Master Gardeners get ready for winter

Gardening Tips By: Mitzi Davis Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Fertilize your lawn if it is a cool season grass like bluegrass, fescue or ryegrass, and help it recover from the stress of summer drought and heat. Apply a high nitrogen, water soluble, fertilizer at a rate of 1lb. of nitrogen per 1000 square feet. The first number on the bag is nitrogen (N) and is the percentage of nitrogen in the fertilizer.  If the first number is ... Full Story

Obituary: Pauline Steving

Nov. 9, 1916 — Sept. 6, 2010 Pauline Steving, 93, of Greeley, formerly of Loveland and Longmont, passed away at Fairacres Manor in Greeley on Monday, September 6, 2010. Pauline was born in Berthoud, Colorado, on November 9, 1916, to John Henry and Christina (Urbach) Giebelhaus. Pauline married Fred Steving in Fort Collins, Colorado, on September 12, 1937. They farmed in the Longmont area and upon retirement moved in to Longmont. Fred preceded Pauline in death on January 14, 1989. Pauline is ... Full Story

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