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Archive for December, 2010

Sky Tonight—January 1, Moon and Mercury below Venus

Sky Tonight—January 1, Moon and Mercury below Venus before dawn tomorrow

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org If you rise shortly before sunup tomorrow (Sunday, January 2), you might catch the waning crescent moon and elusive planet Mercury below brilliant Venus. Look in the direction of the sunrise – but an hour or more before the sun comes up. Looking for a sky almanac? EarthSky recommends You will need a clear view of the sky, because any obstructions such as mountains or trees will hide the moon and Mercury from ... Full Story

Page nets overtime game-winner for AFA

Page nets overtime game-winner for AFA

  Page nets overtime game-winner in 3-2 win over Bentley WATERTOWN Mass. – Blake Page scored the game-winning goal 13 seconds into overtime as Air Force came from behind to beat Bentley, 3-2, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Thursday, Dec. 30, at the John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown, Mass. Air Force battled back from a 2-0 deficit to improve to 7-7-2 overall and 5-3-2 in the AHA. Bentley fell to 5-9-2 overall and 4-6-1 in the league. After a scoreless first period, Bentley scored the ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—December 31, See brightest star at

Sky Tonight—December 31, See brightest star at midnight

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Sirius in the constellation Canis Major – the legendary Dog Star – should be called the New Year’s star. This star – the brightest star in our sky – celebrates 2011 and every new year by reaching its highest point in the sky around the stroke of midnight. How can you find Sirius? It is easy because this star is the brightest one we see from Earth. Its name means ‘Sparkling’ or ‘Scorching.’ In ... Full Story

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

Every Cookie Has a Mission: To Help Girls Do Great Things Girl Scout Cookie time starts Friday, Jan. 7. Not only can a box of Girl Scout Cookies satisfy your sweet tooth, but every Girl Scout Cookie purchase helps Girl Scouts in Colorado do great things. When Girl Scouts participate in the annual cookie sale, they are part of the largest girl-led business in the country that generates more than $700 million for girls in communities nationwide. In fact, last year in Colorado, girls ... Full Story

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

The Muse Gallery, 356 Main Street, in downtown Longmont, announces EcoCreations in the WESTend gallery and all new work by our resident artists in the Main Gallery. The Muse Gallery is a collaborative artist gallery in downtown Longmont where local artists display and sell their work. For the community, it is the Gallery where they can view and buy local art ranging from jewelry to abstract paintings. While the Muse is a member gallery not all members show at the same time, so each exhibition ... Full Story

Nikkel to Serve on Redistricting Committee

Rep. Nikkel Takes Leadership Role on Congressional Redistricting House Speaker-designee Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, today announced that he will be appointing Rep. B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, to serve on a special committee tasked with overseeing the congressional redistricting process during the 2011 Legislative Session. “B.J. has a demonstrated ability to build consensus and tackle tough issues,” McNulty said. “These traits will make her a strong and fair voice in the congressional ... Full Story

Berthoud residents need to remove snow

Berthoud residents need to remove snow

The Town of Berthoud would like to remind its citizens that they need to remove snow from the sidewalks within 24 hours from the time the snow stops. The following town ordinance applies: 15.12 of the ordinances of the Town of Berthoud: Removal of Snow and Ice. It shall be unlawful for any owner or occupant of any lot, block or parcel of ground within the Town, or for any agent in charge of such property, to allow any snow or ice to accumulate or remain upon any sidewalk alongside such ... Full Story

CDOT Snow update for Larimer County

CDOT Snow update for Larimer County

CDOT maintenance crews in Larimer County including Loveland, Fort Collins, Berthoud, Wellington, Poudre Canyon and Cameron Pass are on full snow shift.  Currently, there are 25 plows working I-25, US 287 and State Highway (SH) 14.  Secondary routes include SH 1, US 34, SH 56, SH 60, SH 392 and SH 402.  The highways in this area are wet with some slushy and icy spots.  Crews are using liquid and solid de-icers and as temperatures drop will use only solid de-icers. CDOT would like to remind ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—December 30, Moon and Venus will shine

Sky Tonight—December 30, Moon and Venus will shine before dawn tomorrow

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The final morning of 2010 – tomorrow morning, December 31 – will feature the moon with the planet Venus in the eastern sky before sunrise. It should be quite a treat, because the moon and Venus rank as the second- and third-brightest celestial bodies in Earth’s sky. Depending on where you live worldwide, Venus and the moon will rise above the eastern horizon some 3 to 4 hours before sunup, to light up the ... Full Story

Rush Double-Up Eagles, 4-2

Rush Double-Up Eagles, 4-2

By JP Puma LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles fell to the Rapid City Rush, 4-2, in the teams' second consecutive meeting. A pair of Rush players scored a pair of goals each in the win, helping the defending champs maintain their second place spot in the Turner Conference. Both teams tossed 10 shots on net in the opening period, but Colorado failed to take advantage of back-to-back penalties midway though the frame and Rapid City added a pair of scores late to take a 2-0 lead into the first ... Full Story

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