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Spartans lose to Mountain View 38-7

BHS football loses 4th straight to Mountain View 38-7. Story and photos tomorrow.

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 30, As Halloween approaches,

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 30, As Halloween approaches, find the Ghoul Star of Perseus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org As Halloween approaches, try looking for the star Beta Persei, otherwise known as Algol in the constellation Perseus. This star’s proper name comes from the Arabic for head of the ghoul, or head of the demon. This star is known to vary in brightness over a regular time interval. The cycle lasts exactly 2 days, 20 hours and 49 minutes. All the while, the star remains visible to the eye. Algol’s brightness variations are not due ... Full Story

Middle School Special Programs Informational Nights

Middle School Special Programs Informational Nights

Thompson School District is holding informational nights for students and parents interested in the special programs offered at district middle schools. Check the information below for information on when and where the meetings are being held.

This Week in College Football History

This Week in College Football History

  Nov. 1 - Nov. 7 FEATURED MOMENT: 1, 1880- National Football Foundation tri-founder Grantland Rice was born in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Considered one of the greatest American writers and poets of the first half of the 20th century, Rice penned arguably the most famous line in college football history when he wrote, "Outlined against a blue, gray October sky the Four Horsemen rode again," dubbing the famed Four Horsemen of Notre Dame in 1924. Rice combined with General Douglas MacArthur ... Full Story

“Colorado Pols” looks at the election

“Colorado Pols” looks at the election races

Information on Colorado Politics and the current betting line on major contests in the state at ColoradoPols.com The Rise of Sewer Money Commentary by Joe Conason In New York, there is a traditional name for the kind of anonymous cash now cascading into the American electoral process. It's called sewer money. ...

Opinions on Amendment 63

Amendment 63: No Mandated Health Insurance In Colorado ABC Channel 7 News (TheDenverChanel.com) Opponents Said Amendment Will Hurt Coloradans By Dayle Cedars, 7NEWS Reporter No good comes from repealing health care Aurora Sentinel Editorial As if the country doesn’t have enough to worry about, conservative factions continue to play a dangerous political game by campaigning on promises of “repealing” the nation’s hard-won reform of the U.S. health-care system. It’s a ... Full Story

Obituary: Frances L. Prock

Obituary: Frances L. Prock

Frances L. Prock of Berthoud, died October 26, 2010 at Northern Colorado Acute/Long Term Hospital, Johnstown. She was 73. Fran was born on October 5, 1937 in Great Falls, Montana to Otto Sagebaum and Lillian Laiture Sagebaum. Raised on the family ranch near Stockett, Montana, she was introduced to hard work at an early age. She attended a one room schoolhouse in her young years, graduating from Belt High School where she participated in the band and was on the school newspaper staff. Fran ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 29, Last quarter moon marks

EarthSky Tonight—Oct. 29, Last quarter moon marks direction of Earth’s orbital motion

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Spot Comet Hartley 2 at the feet of Gemini before moonrise tonight The cool thing about the last quarter moon is that it shows you in which direction our planet Earth is revolving around the sun. At quarter moon, the lunar disk is half-illuminated in sunshine and half-engulfed in the moon’s own shadow. The terminator – the shadow line dividing the lunar day from the lunar night – shows you where it’s sunset on the waning ... Full Story

Administrative Matters, November 2, 2010

Administrative Matters November 2, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 11:20 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 October 25. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of November 8. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent Agenda - is intended to allow the Board of ... Full Story

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado

  Outside Front Groups Spend Over $300,000 In Colorado On Anti-Energy Reform Television Ads WASHINGTON, D.C.—Special interest front groups have spent over $300,000 in Colorado on misleading and fictitious television ads aimed to advance their anti-clean energy agenda and shape the midterm elections, according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has received funding from multinational oil corporations and foreign oil ... Full Story

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