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Archive for October, 2010

Damaged artwork removed from Loveland Museum

Damaged artwork removed from Loveland Museum

Update as of 12:50 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 7, 2010 The controversial artwork that was destroyed yesterday by a Montana woman is no longer on display at the Loveland Museum/Gallery.  The remaining portions of the piece were removed by police shortly after the incident and are being kept as evidence. The multi-panel artwork, The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals by Enrique Chagoya, that was destroyed was a print, not the original.  The print will not be ... Full Story

“Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway”

“Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway”

Larimer County— Today, October 7, Colorado Senator Kevin Lundberg joined the family of Justin Bauer to designate a five-mile portion of State Highway (SH) 56 between I-25 and US 287 as the “Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway.” The designation comes months after the Colorado Legislature passed a resolution to honor Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer of Berthoud, Colorado. Staff Sergeant Bauer lost his life on January 10, 2009 when an improvised explosive ... Full Story

Larimer Humane Society’s Executive Director

Larimer Humane Society’s Executive Director “kennels Up” To Save Animal Lives

  Special Off-Site Adoption Event to be Held at the Promenade Shops at Centerra Fort Collins, Colorado (October 7, 2010) – Larimer Humane Society’s Executive Director, Judy Calhoun, is “kenneling up” this Friday, October 8, 2010, at the Promenade Shops at Centerra in an effort to raise awareness for homeless animals and the multiple benefits of adopting a shelter pet. Ms. Calhoun will be joined by the organization’s Director of Animal Protection & Control, Bill Porter, ... Full Story

What is newsworthy in Loveland, Colorado?

This week a woman was sitting on a bus stop bench in downtown Loveland when a very intoxicated man approached and verbally attacked her with vile, ignorant language. The woman ran into the Alternatives to Violence office on Fourth Street with the man in pursuit, where he threatened and verbally attacked her and the staff. When he was asked to leave, he put his fist through the front office window. He stood threatening and bleeding on Fourth Street. Several Loveland Police  officers came and ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO on October 15

Star Night at the LTO on October 15

Friday, October 15, 2010 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website, www.starkids.org).   Our guest speaker for Friday, October 15 is Dr Steve Jordan from Ball Aerospace in Boulder, CO. His talk will be on the NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory. In the early 1970’s NASA Administrator Dr. Charles Pellerin thought up and funded a series of ... Full Story

Tips on Winterizing Sprinkler Systems

Tips on Winterizing Sprinkler Systems

Indian Summer Temps Lulling Homeowners Into False Sense of Security DENVER, CO - It is a date professional landscape contractor John Reffel, III, owner of JLS Landscape & Sprinkler, Inc., remembers well. Last year, on October 10, overnight temperatures dipped to 16 degrees. “That early freeze caught many homeowners off guard, and caused extensive damage across Northern Colorado to sprinkler systems that were not winterized or protected,” said Reffel, a member of the ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 7, Legendary Draconid meteors

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 7, Legendary Draconid meteors – boom or bust in 2010?

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org For the next few nights, Draco the Dragon may or may not be spitting out “shooting stars,” also known as meteors. The legendary Draconid meteor shower is predicted to peak on the night of October 7 or 8. This shower produced major displays in 1933 and 1946 – with thousands of meteors per hour seen in those years – but since then has been so spotty that the tried-and-true Observer’s Handbook – source of so much ... Full Story

Woman attacks art work at Loveland Museum

  Museum Incident Oct. 6, 2010 Update as of 5 p. m., Oct. 6, 2010 A woman is in custody as a result of an incident at the Loveland Museum/Gallery at approximately 4 p. m., Oct. 6, 2010 in relation to the current controversy over a work of art in a museum display. Loveland police are on the scene. According to reports, a woman allegedly came into the museum and stood in front of the controversial image. Using a crowbar or similar tool, she then broke the glass that protected the ... Full Story

Memorial Honoring Justin Bauer

Memorial Honoring Justin Bauer

Republicans in the Colorado State Senate issued the following news release: This Thursday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. Highway 56 from I-25 to Highway 287 will be renamed "Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway" after the fallen soldier from Berthoud. Bauer's memorial was sponsored by State Senator Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, State Representative B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, and State Representative John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins. "Justin was an excellent soldier, and we will never be ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 6, Golden Capella sparkles red

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org At this time of year, the star in the northeast at around 9 p.m. is Capella in the constellation Auriga. Every year around this time, we get questions from people who see this star twinkling with red and green flashes when it is low in the sky. On October 12, we talk about Arcturus, the brilliant star in the western evening sky. When Arcturus looms low or sets in the west, that is the time to look for Capella in your ... Full Story

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