Archive for October, 2010
Tea Party climate change deniers funded by BP and other major polluters The Guardian (UK) BP and several other big European companies are funding the midterm election campaigns of Tea Party favourites who deny the existence of global warming or oppose Barack Obama's energy agenda ... By Suzanne Goldenberg If you don't get health coverage, Dems will send you to jail The Washington Post The attack ads are coming fast and furious now on both sides, with many of them passing entirely ... Full Story
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org On this evening with no moon, use the planet Jupiter and Great Square of Pegasus to star-hop to our galaxy’s south window. In other words, you will be looking away from the flat plane of the Milky Way – where most of our galaxy’s stars reside – southward toward intergalactic space. Can you show me a detailed view of the Milky Way center? Here is how to do it. Every year in early November, the Great Square of Pegasus ... Full Story
Number 1 and 2 positions switched, but Oregon and Auburn still take the top two spots. Numbers 3 and 4 also switched places. Michigan State, ranked fifth last week dropped to 14 after this weeks loss while Nebraska moved up 7 positions. The top 25 teams are listed below.
Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for October 2010 Friday, October 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 252. There were six vehicles involved in a rear end type accident. There was minor damage to the vehicles and no injuries were reported. Saturday, October 2 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Turner Avenue for a patient having chest pain. The patient was transported. Sunday, October 3 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a person who had been ... Full Story
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Every Halloween – and a few days before and after – the brilliant star Arcturus sets at the same time and on the same spot on the horizon as the summer sun. What’s more, this star rises at the same time and at the same place on the horizon as the sun does during the dog days of summer. So – around Halloween – it is as if Arcturus is a fainter ghost of the summer sun. At mid-northern latitudes, Arcturus now sets about 2 ... Full Story
The Moon Theatre Company will be bringing the community theatre production of Kaufman and Hart’s 3-act comedic play You Can’t Take it With You to Berthoud this weekend. The Pulitzer Prize winning play will be performed at the United Methodist Church, lower level stage, at 820 9th Street in Berthoud (map). You Can’t Take it With You is the latest production by the directing duo of Kathleen Gruman and Lesley Jones. The large and dynamic cast is filled by experienced actors from ... Full Story
Berthoud football drops to Mountain View 38-7 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday night at Ray Patterson Field in Loveland the Berthoud Spartan football team lost their fourth consecutive game by 38-7 score to the Mountain View Mountain Lions. The loss drops Berthoud’s record to 3-6 on the season and 0-4 in the conference. Mountain View entered the week as the number five ranked team statewide in class 3A. The victory improves the Mountain Lions’ record to 8-1. The Spartans were ... Full Story
Pearl W. Wykoff, 91, of Loveland and formerly Berthoud, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at Loveland Good Samaritan Village Health Care. Pearl was born on Oct. 6, 1919, in Ness City, Kan., to Thomas H. and Edith Annette (Tarman) Wierman. She met and later married Ellis C. Wykoff in Ness City on Oct. 30, 1937, and moved to Berthoud in 1949 from Bazine, Kan. Ellis preceded Pearl in death on July 23, 2002. Pearl was a devoted wife and mother and longtime member of the Berthoud First United ... Full Story
Update on the Arrest of John Marks, Jr. Larimer County Sheriff: Press Release, October 30, 2010 John Marks, Jr., is being held at the Larimer County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. No further information is being released at this time nor will any interviews be given as this is an on-going investigation Arrest of John Marks, Jr. Larimer County Sheriff: Press Release October 29, 2010 On October 29, 2010, at 6:10 PM, John Marks, Jr. was taken into custody by ... Full Story
BHS football loses 4th straight to Mountain View 38-7. Story and photos tomorrow.