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Archive for December 27, 2010

Sky Tonight—December 28, Find a variable star in

Sky Tonight—December 28, Find a variable star in Lyra

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org This evening, we zoom in on a variable star – a star whose brightness changes – near the star Vega in the small but distinctive constellation Lyra the Harp. Here is how to locate it. A dark sky brings out the four rather faint stars to the left of Vega. These stars form a parallelogram – a four-sided figure with its opposite sides equally long and parallel to one another. Three fingers at an arm ... Full Story

Small plane crashes near Carter Lake

Small plane crashes near Carter Lake

The Denver Post identifies the downed aircraft as a Cessna 210 Centurion registered to a Lyons, Colorado resident. No names have been released. Larimer County Sheriff Press Release: 6.01 p.m. At approximately 2:45 PM on December 27, 2010, Larimer County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a report of a downed aircraft west of Carter Lake in Loveland which ignited a small fire.  Emergency personnel responded to the area and found a single engine aircraft.  ... Full Story

Obituary: Marjorie Craig

Obituary: Marjorie Craig

Marjorie Craig passed away on Dec. 23, 2010 at the age of 76. She was born Marjorie Nadine Yeager, March 25, 1934 in Longmont, Colorado to William Yeager and Katie Burbach-Yeager. She was the youngest of six children. Her father farmed land south east of Berthoud for 17 years, and this is where Marjorie lived while she was growing up. She attended the same school in Mead all 12 years. She graduated from Mead High School in 1952. Lewis and Marjorie Craig celebrated their 58th ... Full Story

Obituary: Ruth B. Luce

Obituary: Ruth B. Luce

Ruth B. Luce of Longmont, Colo. died December 23, 2010 at the Peaks Care Center in Longmont. She was 86. Ruth was born on September 6, 1924 in Stratford, Connecticut to Hugh S. and Margaret (Spencer) Bailie. After dating all throughout high school, Ruth married William Raymond “Bill” Luce in Elkton, Maryland on February 27, 1943. They celebrated 63 years of marriage before his death in 2006. The couple made their home and raised their family in Stratford until moving to ... Full Story

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I

A Movie Witch should please Harry Potter fans By Thomas N. The dilemma in reviewing a Harry Potter film is that most people will know before seeing the movie whether or not hey will like it. If you have read all the Harry Potter books and have seen all the previous Harry Potter movies, you will like this one as well. However, if you do not like Harry Potter, this movie probably will not change your mind. Viewing this movie as a stand-alone film, it is slightly above average for ... Full Story

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