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Archive for December, 2010

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jazzy Choir Concert

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jazzy Choir Concert

By Thomas N. From Journey to Carl Lee Perkins, The Beatles to Black Eye Peas, the Ivy Stockwell Elementary Choir Club entertained their audience with their Jazzy 2010 concert. The eclectic mix of songs spread across a wide range of genres gave a memorable performance. The children of the choir projected their voices with talent so that every word of every song could be understood just as easily as if listening to the real thing. During the choir’s rendition of Duke Ellington and Irving ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board December

The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board meeting, scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2010, has been cancelled. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, January 27, 2010 at the Loveland Municipal Building at 500 East Third Street in Loveland.  All meetings are open to the public. To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces, visit our website at www.larimer.org/naturalresources.

Larimer Commissioners Administrative Matters

Administrative Matters December 14, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Begin at 9:00 amAgenda *Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of December 6. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of December 20. 9:08-9:11 ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 9, Find Orion the Hunter

EarthSky Tonight—December 9,  Find Orion the Hunter and see the Milky Way

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org You can find one of winter’s most famous constellations – Orion the Hunter – plus see the Milky Way tonight. Orion is bright and can be seen from inside smaller cities. For the Milky Way, you will need a dark sky! On these evenings in early to mid-December, the constellation Orion rises over your eastern horizon 2 to 3 hours after sunset. Orion swings south to his highest point around midnight, ... Full Story

Berthoud High Boys Basketball Fall to Roosevelt 74-45

Berthoud High Boys Basketball Fall to Roosevelt 74-45

Loss drops Spartans to 0-4 on the season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High boys basketball team began their leg of the three game Spartan Basketball Invite on Wednesday evening with a 74-45 loss to the Roosevelt Roughriders. Berthoud entered Wednesday evening’s contest having lost all three of their games in the Frederick Tournament held last week. The loss drops the Spartans to 0-4 on the young 2010-11 season. Thanks to back-to-back three-pointers from ... Full Story

Is It Illegal to Celebrate Christmas in the Schools?

Is It Illegal to Celebrate Christmas in the Schools?

By John W. Whitehead December 6, 2010 "I think there's something wrong with me. I just don't understand Christmas. I like getting presents, sending cards, decorating trees and all that. But instead of feeling happy, I feel sort of let down."--Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Christmas, 1965 When I was a child in the 1950s, my parents didn't have much money to spend at Christmastime. I remember one Christmas when I wanted a cowboy gun and holster from Santa Claus. I got the toy pistol, but ... Full Story

Poudre River Trail at River Bluffs Open Space to Open

A new section of the Poudre River Trail, located near Windsor, Colorado now open for public access, for the first time.  Trail head is located on the south side of CR 32E between Larimer County Road 3 and Weld County Road 13. This ½-mile section of trail is an extension of a 21-mile section of the Poudre River Trail that connects Island Grove Park in Greeley, to State Highway 392, west of Windsor. A pedestrian underpass at State Highway 392 was installed in 2009 and a connecting trail into ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO, December 17

Star Night at the LTO, December 17

Friday, December 17, 2010  7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org.) The guest speaker for this Friday is Dr John Ristvey, a Senior Director at Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). The title of his talk will be: "Comet Mysteries Revealed: A tale of two spacecraft, three comets, and four missions - Oh ... Full Story

“White Elephants” from ARC Thrift Stores

“White Elephants” from ARC Thrift Stores

  Arc Thrift Stores of Colorado Announces its 2010 “Must Have” White Elephant Gifts  

Berthoud Chamber looking for Citizen of the Year

Berthoud Chamber looking for Citizen of the Year

  Berthoud Area Chamber Of Commerce Citizen of the Year 2010 Criteria   The Citizen of the Year Award recognizes a person (s) that goes beyond expectations and has made an impact on the Town of Berthoud.  Application must be delivered to the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce, 344 Mountain Avenue, mailed to PO Box 1709, Berthoud, CO 80513 or emailed to bcc@berthoudcolorado.com by Dec. 31st, 2010. Nomination Procedure An individual or group familiar ... Full Story

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