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Archive for December, 2010

Meningococcal bacteria matches earlier cases

Meningococcal bacteria matches earlier cases

Bacteria that caused meningococcal illness of CSU student in December matches outbreak strain Fort Collins, CO -- The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment today reported that the bacteria that caused invasive meningococcal disease in a CSU student in early December match the organisms that caused other cases in Northern Colorado over the last 8 months. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s lab has confirmed that the bacteria that ... Full Story

Eagles Outlast ‘Dogs for 7-6 Win

Eagles Outlast ‘Dogs for 7-6 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles stopped their modest winless streak at three games with a 7-6 victory over the Arizona Sundogs. The 'Dogs scored four power-play goals in the game, keeping them close despite the Eagles' offensive output. Kevin Ulanski paced Colorado with five points (2-3-5), while Joey Sides recorded four for Arizona (2-2-4). Both teams put up 17 shots in a wide-open first frame, but the Eagles converted on 29.4 percent of their shots against Levente ... Full Story

Sky Tonight, December 23—Southern Cross visible in

Sky Tonight, December 23—Southern Cross visible in Hawaii before sunrise

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 A reader asked us, “When can I see the Southern Cross in Hawaii?” At this time of year, Hawaiians can see the Southern Cross, which is also known as the constellation Crux, in the southern sky before dawn. The Southern Cross stands close to upright, but quite low in the sky. Notice the two nearby stars, Rigel Kentaurus and ... Full Story

CSU—Pubelo Fall Dean’s List

CSU—Pubelo Fall Dean’s List

  Colorado State University – Pueblo announces 2010 Fall Dean’s List The following students have been named to the 2010 Fall Semester Dean’s List at Colorado State University-Pueblo. The list recognizes undergraduate degree-seeking students who have completed 12 or more credit hours with a minimum grade-point-average of 3.5. The students whose names appear with an asterisk (*) earned a 4.0 grade-point-average. ... Full Story

Recycle those Christmas Trees

Recycle those Christmas Trees

  Make a Difference By Recycling Your Christmas Tree Help save landfill space by recycling your Christmas tree instead of throwing it in the trash. This holiday season, residents of Larimer County will once again have the opportunity to recycle their post-holiday, undecorated Christmas trees. From December 26, 2010, through January 18, 2011, residents will be able to take their trees to one of several drop-off locations in Larimer County. The Tree Recycling Program is a free ... Full Story

I-25 Closures at US Highway 34

I-25 Closures at US Highway 34

Night time southbound I‐25 closures for interchange improvements In order to set the new US 34 bridge arches across I‐25 without endangering travelers on I‐25, all southbound I‐25 lanes between the Crossroads and Hwy 402 exits will be closed at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22 and Monday, Dec. 27. The lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. the following mornings prior to rush hour traffic. Detours will be marked. During this period, the northbound lanes on I‐25 will remain open to ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—December 22, Moon and heavenly Twins

Sky Tonight—December 22, Moon and heavenly Twins

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The big and bright waning gibbous moon shines in front of Gemini the Twins tonight. Our chart today shows you the view toward the east-northeast sky about three hours after sunset. Gemini’s two brightest stars are Castor and Pollux. They shine quite close to the moon tonight. The moon and Gemini swing westward throughout the night, for the same reason the sun moves westward during the day. It is ... Full Story

Avalanche Closes Cameron Pass

Avalanche Closes Cameron Pass

SH 14 over Cameron Pass remains closed following an avalanche that occurred last night around 8 p.m. Currently, it is snowing heavily and visibility is poor.  Due to the large amount of snow and the potential for additional snow slides, crews cannot clean up the current slide or assess avalanche risk in the area.  CDOT is working closely with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center who will wait 24 hours after it stops snowing to assess the avalanche risk and decide if mitigation ... Full Story

Obituary: William W. Wendt

Obituary: William W. Wendt

William W. Wendt, 45, of Berthoud, passed away unexpectedly December 20, 2010, in Loveland. Born on August 11, 1965, in Saginaw, Michigan, to William A. and Judy (Bruce) Wendt, he married Barbara Landon on May 23, 1987. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Barb, daughter Alyssa, son Javan, mother Judy, sister Rhonda, nieces, nephews and his many friends and colleagues. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 23, ... Full Story

Lunar Eclipse over Berthoud

Lunar Eclipse over Berthoud

Next Total Eclipses of the Moon will be on June 15 and December 10, 2011   There will be four partial solar eclipses in 2011, none will be visible in the United States except the June 1 event which will be visible from northern Alaska.

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