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Sky Tonight—December 27, Moon, bright star, two

Sky Tonight—December 27, Moon, bright star, two planets before dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Before dawn tomorrow (Tuesday, December 28), look in the east for the planet Saturn and star Spica near the last quarter moon. Beneath this threesome – moon, Saturn and Spica – you will see the blazing planet Venus much closer to the eastern predawn horizon. You might be seeing these objects when there is a fair amount of predawn twilight washing the sky. The planets and stars have colors of their ... Full Story

Administrative Matters Dec. 28

December 28, 2010 9:00 a.m. to 10:20 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 am Agenda Public Comment 9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of December 20. 9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of January 3. 9:08-9:11 a.m. Consent Agenda - is ... Full Story

Call-a-Lawyer Night

Call-a-Lawyer Night Members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Larinler County Bar Association will answer telephone calls from the public concerning legal issues from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19,2011. This service is provided free of charge to the public. Lawyers will assist callers to determine whether or not they have a legal problem, if they need to hire an attorney, or if they can be better assisted through other community services. This service is being ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule December 27 to 31, 2010 Monday, December 27, 2010 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.  Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st Floor Pledge Of Allegiance Public Comment On The County Land Use Code Public Comment On The Larimer County Budge CONSENT ITEMS: *Will not be discussed unless requested by Commissioners or members of the ... Full Story

On the Death of Bud Greenspan on Christmas Day

On the Death of Bud Greenspan on Christmas Day

December 26, 2010 Bud Greenspan Leaves Us A Lifetime of Inspiring Stories And Moments   A sudden, gentle gust of wind disturbed the trees and briefly caressed the eternal Olympic flame as the sun set on Christmas day at ancient Olympia in Greece, site of the original Olympic Games…………not to worry, it was just the soul of Bud Greenspan wafting by, on its way to the Gods and Olympus…………the revered Olympic filmmaker died ... Full Story

$1,000 reward offered to catch sheep poacher

$1,000 reward offered to catch sheep poacher

DENVER, Colo. --The Colorado Division of Wildlife is seeking information on the poaching of a bighorn sheep in the Poudre Canyon before Thanksgiving. "Visitors to the Poudre Canyon value and enjoy seeing the sheep here," said Chad Morgan, Poudre Canyon District Wildlife Officer."It is a shame that someone would poach in an area like this, as we are trying very hard to rebuild the herd and ensure their health in the canyon." Morgan asked that anyone who may have information about ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—December 26, Northern Cross stands

Sky Tonight—December 26, Northern Cross stands upright on winter evenings

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The Northern Cross is not as famous as its counterpart – the Southern Cross – visible from the southern hemisphere. Nevertheless, the Northern Cross also looks like a cross. It is a large, noticeable star pattern. The star Deneb marks the top of the Northern Cross, and the star Albireo marks the bottom. Tonight you can find the Northern Cross low in the north-northwest at mid evening. The Northern ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—December 25, See Summer Triangle in west

Sky Tonight—December 25, See Summer Triangle in west on winter evenings

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Bright object in south on December evening? it’s the planet Jupiter In the west shortly after sunset around now, you will find a famous asterism – a noticeable pattern of stars, not a constellation – known as the Summer Triangle. The Triangle consists of three bright stars in three different constellations. They are Vega in the constellation Lyra the Harp, Deneb in the constellation ... Full Story

Sky Tonight— December 24, Moon approaching Regulus

Sky Tonight— December 24, Moon approaching Regulus

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Bright object in south on December evenings? It’s the planet Jupiter If you are out late on this Friday evening, look toward the east to see the moon near the star known as the Lion’s Heart. This is Regulus, brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion. Although our sky chart is designed for mid-temperate North American latitudes, the moon and Regulus can be seen late tonight from all around ... Full Story

Information night at Berthoud’s elementary

During the month of January, the elementary schools in Berthoud will be conducting information nights for parents and prospective parents to learn about the programs and instruction offered at the schools. Information night at Ivy Stockwell Elementary is Monday, January 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm and at Information night at Berthoud Elementary is Wednesday, January 19 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Discussion wil cover academic programming, curriculum, specialized programs, programs for students ... Full Story

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