Archive for December, 2010
Monday, January 3, 2011, at 9 a.m. starts the beginning of a 180-day camping reservation window for Larimer County-managed campgrounds! Reservations for Memorial Day weekend, Father’s Day weekend, and the first week in July can be made during the first week of January. In response to requests from our customers, the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources will implement a 180-day reservation window for reservation camping at Carter Lake, Flatiron Reservoir, Estes Park Campgrounds at ... Full Story
U.S. District Judge Ralph Biestline today rejected all of Joe Millers claims of election fraud. He also lifted the restraining order on certifying Lisa Murkowski as the winner of the Alaska election. It has been a long road as the Alaskan courts had already ruled against Miller and the federal court said he raised no issues applicable to the federal courts. In spite of the chain of losses, Miller still is contemplating his next step in his legal battle. The Anchorage Daily News has the story ... Full Story
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org If you look in the eastern predawn sky in the coming mornings, you will find the moon and planet Venus close together. They will be a beautiful sight tomorrow morning, shining nearly side by side. Venus is easy. It is the brightest object there other than the sun and moon. However, Mercury –the most elusive planet – is also up before dawn, closer to the horizon. Now here is a challenge. Did you see Mercury ... Full Story
Gingerbread Houses Sold at Whole Foods Markets Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination Press Release: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment DENVER-State health officials are warning consumers who purchased assembled gingerbread houses from Whole Foods Market between Nov. 1 and Dec. 23 that the product has been recalled by the manufacturer due to bacterial contamination. The gingerbread houses have been linked to several food poisoning outbreaks across the nation caused by ... Full Story
Two Chicago dogs, one abused and one the pet of a deceased Iraq War Vet get new start in Colorado Tuesday, December 28th, 2010: From a puppy Porgy endured nearly 2 years of abuse at the hands of his person. He was impounded at Chicago Animal Care & Control in May 2009 while police investigated his former owner for cruelty. During that time Chicago Court Case Dog Program tried to work with Porgy but the stress was too much. He began injuring himself by pushing against the bars of his ... Full Story
Berthoud Trustee Dave Skiles maintains a blog in which he speaks his mind on various issues. His latest offering is about Berthoud's economic priorities. You may visit his blog by selecting the link below. Berthoud 2011 Economic Priorities By Dave Skiles In focus are needs for positive population changes, economic development, social equity, housing development, transportation, education, health, and environment. To set these objectives into motion, Berthoud will ...
Lyons man identified as pilot in deadly plane crash west of Loveland The Coloradoan - LOVELAND – The man who died in a plane crash west of Loveland, near Carter Lake on Monday has been identified as 50-year-old Charles R. Cullum of Lyons. ... Pilot killed in plane crash ID'd as Charles Cullum, of Lyons Daily Camera - The Larimer County Coroner's Office today identified Charles Cullum, of Lyons, as the pilot killed after his single-engine aircraft went down near ... Full Story
Vicki Lawrence's two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center features two big stars Vicki Lawrence and her obnoxiously straight talking character Mama on Saturday, January 29. Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show, features Lawrence, the Emmy Award-winning comedian, as herself and as Mama. First there’s Lawrence, whose singing career includes her 1973 hit single, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," and whose acting career includes numerous stage and television credits, ... Full Story
denverpost.com One dead after plane crash in Larimer County by Joey Bunch The pilot and lone flyer in a fatal plane crash this afternoon called out a distress signal several times on his radio before plummeting into rugged terrain in Larimer County ...
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 length ... Full Story