Archive for November 7, 2010
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The young waxing crescent moon should be much easier to spot after sunset this evening than it was yesterday. Yesterday, the moon shone closer to the setting sun, so the moon followed the sunbeneath the horizon shortly after sundown. Tonight’s moon will be higher in the sky and will stay out longer after sunset. From our mid-northern latitudes, the lunar crescent sits low in the southwest sky at dusk and nightfall. ... Full Story
No changes this week in the top four teams, but LSU and Stanford both made big gains in the standings. Alabama, Utah and Oklahoma lost games this week and fell in the rankings.
The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 9th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.
New program helps Larimer County residents enroll in public health insurance The Health District of Northern Larimer County has launched a new program aimed at helping more Larimer County residents obtain healthcare coverage through Medicaid, which serves adults and children, and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+), which serves qualifying children and pregnant women. Health District staff will educate local families about public health insurance options and assist them in enrolling, ... Full Story
RICHMOND, Ind. Berthoud High School 2010 graduate Abigail Yeagle, an Earlham College first-year and student and daughter of Theresa and Mark Yeagle of Berthoud, has been selected as a Bonner Scholar this semester at the college. The Bonner Scholars Program is a four-year developmental leadership program that is rooted in community service. Supported by the Bonner Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey, the Bonner Scholarship provides tuition and summer support for 15 Earlham students per class ... Full Story
Fourth Annual Northern Colorado Veterans STAND-DOWN The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Veteran Employment Programs is hosting the fourth annual Northern Colorado Veterans STAND-DOWN, Wednesday, November 10, 9 a.m -1 p.m. at Catholic Charities-The Mission, 460 Linden Center Drive, Fort Collins. It will be a day for any veteran that may be in need, may be homeless, potentially homeless, or who would just like to join other veterans for the day. The services ... Full Story
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Bright object in the southeast on November evenings? It’s the planet Jupiter Will you catch the young moon slip in and out of the twilight dusk after sunset tonight? You might, if you live at mid-northern latitudes or farther south in North America. At mid-northern latitudes in Europe and Asia, you will have to wait until after sunset Monday. However, all latitudes south of the equator have a decent chance of spotting ... Full Story
sponsored by American Family Insurance High schools throughout the country compete for cash prizes by encouraging parents and teen drivers to pledge their commitment to safe driving Berthoud High School is one of more than 375 schools throughout American Family’s 19-state operating territory participating in the Teen Safe Driver Pledge, an online pledge by teen drivers, parents or other community members that establishes safe driving expectations. By participating in the program, ... Full Story
O157:H7 Multi-State Outbreak DENVER—State health and Tri-County Health Department officials Friday warned consumers who purchased or sampled Dutch Style Gouda Cheese (Costco item 40654) at Costco locations that it has been linked to five-state outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 infections. Consumers who have any of this cheese should not eat it. They should return it to the place of purchase or dispose of it in a closed plastic bag and place it in a sealed trash can to prevent people or ... Full Story