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EarthSky Tonight—December 1, Moon and Venus at

EarthSky Tonight—December 1, Moon and Venus at brightest pair up before sunrise December 2

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org On Thursday morning, December 2, 2010, the moon and planet Venus pair up in the predawn sky. What’s more, if you look, you will find Venus shining at its maximum brightness around now as the morning star. It is always bright, but – when brightest – Venus looms as an eerie beacon in our twilight sky. It is quite a sight to see. Look eastward before dawn lights the sky. Venus will not appear this bright in the ... Full Story

Obituary: Jesse Leo Parrish

Obituary: Jesse Leo Parrish

Jesse Leo Parrish May 3, 1930 – November 29, 2010 Jesse Leo Parrish of Longmont died November 29, 2010 at his home. He was 80 years old. He was born on May 3, 1930 in Carey, Texas, the son of Arthur Leo and Tressie (Williams) Parrish. Jesse graduated from Carey High School. Jesse met the love of his life, Donna Lee Thomas, in Boulder Colorado in 1956 while riding horses when Donna was Pow Wow Queen and Jesse was a calf roper. Their romance grew from there and they were married almost 52 ... Full Story

Vilona Studio Gallery Events in December

Vilona Studio Gallery Events in December

Happy Holidays! The Vilona Studio Gallery is proud to present Amelia Vilona's first Gallery Show featuring artistic photographs of her recent USA and world travels. Her work is spontaneous, colorful and expressive; artistic in its interpretation of her travels thru the US, Bali, Amsterdam, California, the Carribean and other beautiful and inspiring locations. Come meet this talented photographer, enjoy refreshments and have fun with us! December 4 Saturday 1-4 PM. Just a ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 30, Sun in Ophiuchus until

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 30, Sun in Ophiuchus until December 17

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org If you could see the stars during the daytime, you would see the sun shining in front of the constellation Ophiuchus today. At about this time each year, the sun passes out of Scorpius to enter Ophiuchus. Like Scorpius, Ophiuchus is a constellation of the Zodiac, and every year the sun passes in front of Ophiuchus from about November 30 until December 17. The ecliptic – which translates on our sky’s dome as ... Full Story

To Smartphone, or not to Smartphone?

To Smartphone, or not to Smartphone?

Practical Money Matters By Jason Alderman My wife decided to upgrade her dinosaur cell phone to a "smartphone" and enlisted my help. Initially, we ran into the brick wall of decisions smartphone shoppers frequently face: How to choose among hundreds of available phones, pick the right service provider and predict which calling and data plan and other options would best fit her needs without breaking the bank? Here are a few things we learned: What's a smartphone? These all-in-one devices ... Full Story

Roberts Supreme Court to be Discussed on Bill of

“Roberts Supreme Court Comes of Age: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?” will be the focus of a talk and discussion by CSU Prof. Courtenay Daum of the Political Science Department.  She is the featured speaker at the annual meeting held on Wednesday, December 15, in observance of Bill of Rights Day by the Northern Colorado Chapter of ACLU of Colorado. The meeting will be on Wednesday, December 15,  at the Coloradoan Community Meeting Room, 1300 Riverside Ave., in Fort Collins, ... Full Story

Berthoud Board of Trustees, Agenda, Nov. 30

Berthoud Board of Trustees, Agenda, Nov. 30

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING NOVEMBER 30, 2010 BOARD ROOM 6:00 P.M. 1.            Consent agenda: a.            Minutes 11-9-10 b.            November bills allowed c.            Sept. financial statement   2.            Public hearing-Ludlow annexation                            Administrator Hart                        60 minutes rezone, conveyance plat, site specific development ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 29, catch Mercury after sunset

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 29, catch Mercury after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org You might be able to find the most elusive planet – Mercury – low in the southwest sky at evening dusk for this entire next week. This is the best evening apparition of this planet until March 2011. Even so, you will need an unobstructed southwest horizon and a clear sky – and possibly binoculars – to catch Mercury after the sun goes down. Mercury is hard to spot, not because it is dim, but because it so ... Full Story

Bowl Championship Series: Week 7

Three undefeated teams top the rankings. Auburn and Oregon switched places in the top two positions. TCU remained at #3 while Stanford replaced Boise State at the #4 slot. West Virginia and Northern Illinois made their way into the top 25.

Air Force falls to 12th-ranked Denver, 3-1

Air Force falls to 12th-ranked Denver, 3-1

DENVER, Colo. -- Denver scored two power play goals and then added an even-strength goal with a minute left as the 12th-ranked Pioneers beat Air Force, 3-1, in the championship game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament, Saturday, Nov. 27, at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force, who earned its first ever win in the Denver Cup last night against Clarkson, placed second in the tournament with a 1-1 record. Air Force fell to 5-7-1 overall while Denver improved to 10-4-2. Denver ... Full Story

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