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Archive for November, 2010

N2N in support of United Way

N2N in support of United Way

To the editor: Economists tell us the recession is nearly over. Meanwhile, here in Larimer County, the ongoing ripple effects of the economic downturn have devastating impacts, as unstable housing disrupts employment, education, health and family stability. Job loss and foreclosures are forcing homeowners to return to renting. This drives vacancy rates down and rental prices up. And, it’s not just homeowners feeling the pinch: more and more families are living in ... Full Story

Berthoud Football Falls in Season Finale

Berthoud Football Falls in Season Finale

  Disappointing season ends with 40-21 loss to Skyline By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The frustrating 2010 season for the Berthoud High football team ended in disappointing fashion Friday night at Max Marr Field. The Spartans dropped their final game of the season 40-21 to the Skyline Falcons. The Spartans finished with the season with a 3-7 record and were 0-5 in 3A Northern conference play. Berthoud was able to keep the score close throughout most of the game, ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 6, A famous variable star in

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 6, A famous variable star in the constellation Cepheus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Delta Cephei is a famous variable star in the constellation Cepheus. With clock-like precision, this rather faint star doubles in brightness every 5.36 days. You can see the brightness change best if you contrast this star to others nearby. The constellation Cepheus requires a dark sky to be seen, but if you can spot this constellation, you might be able to find the variable star. You will find it high in your northern ... Full Story

Meningitis, a mother’s story

Meningitis, a mother’s story

  Help Protect Your Children from Meningitis By Shara Ludlum As a mother of two active preteen children, I do all that I can to keep them healthy and safe. Now that school is back in session, I encourage all parents to learn about meningococcal meningitis and speak with their child’s health-care provider about vaccination. Meningococcal meningitis is a rare, but serious bacterial infection that can take an otherwise healthy child’s life in just a single day. The Centers for ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight Nov 5, Constellation

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight Nov 5, Constellation Cassiopeia high in northeast on November evenings

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The constellation Cassiopeia the Queen can be found high in the northeast in the evening at this time of year, not far from Polaris, the North Star. Cassiopeia is an easy constellation to recognize because it is small and compact and looks like the letter M or W, depending on what time of night and what time of year it is. The constellation on today’s chart used to be known among astronomers and skywatchers alike as ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, October Students of the Month

Turner Middle School, October Students of the Month

Jack comes to class ready to learn.  He takes responsibility for his learning by being a good listener and participating.  Jack asks great questions that reflect his high level of thinking.       Shawn is a very consistently strong student in science.  He is dependable and reliable.  Shawn is a great contributor to the class and is always ... Full Story

Colorado Carrots Are Versatile Vegetables

Colorado Carrots Are Versatile Vegetables

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado carrots are featured in our Carrot Cake Pancakes recipe. Available Now…Carrots Choose carrots that are well-shaped with firm, smooth exteriors and vibrant orange to orange-red color. Tops should be closely trimmed to avoid rapid decay. Carrots are fat free, low in sodium, an ... Full Story

Sheriff Alderden replies to Slidell affair

Sheriff Alderden replies to Slidell affair

The following comment is excerpted from the Larimer County Sheriff's "The Bull's Eye." The Online Recorder saw the original article in a Loveland based blog site and noted that the editor admitted to not having checked with the Sheriff's department as any self respecting journalist would have done. The Recorder did check out the story and left comments on the blog site that this story was not true. They were hailing Mr. Slidell as a hero for trying to rescue his wife when in fact he was ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 4, Modest meteor shower

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 4, Modest meteor shower tonight. Moon and Venus before dawn tomorrow.

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The radiant points for two November meteor showers – the South Taurids and North Taurids – both reside in front of the constellation Taurus the Bull. If you trace the paths of shower meteors backward, each shower appears to radiate from a certain point in the starry sky. As can be expected, the radiant point for the South Taurids is found in southern Taurus, while that of the North Taurids is found in northern ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 3, Crescent moon, planet Venus

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 3, Crescent moon, planet Venus in glow of dawn November 4

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org It is lucky the moon and planet Venus rank as the second- and third-brightest celestial bodies after the sun. Otherwise, we would have little chance of catching either object in the glow of morning twilight tomorrow (Thursday morning, November 4). Comet Hartley 2 to bring meteor shower on November 2 and 3? The moon will be the easier of the two worlds to see. Given a clear sky and an unobstructed eastern horizon, people ... Full Story

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