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Archive for January 7, 2011

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police  Beat - December   Wednesday, December 1 A motor vehicle accident involving a Toyota and a Jeep at County Road 5 and E Highway 56 resulted in injuries. An argument in progress in the 400 block of Mountain Avenue remained verbal and the officer found no criminal violation. A physical disturbance call in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue resulted in the officer giving a verbal warning to two adult males and one adult female Fireworks were reported in the ... Full Story

1,556 DUI arrests in holiday crackdowns

1,556 DUI arrests in holiday crackdowns

Thousands of other Coloradans planned ahead for safe & sober rides January 7, 2011 Denver, CO – During special Heat Is On enforcement periods between Nov. 23, 2010 and Jan. 3, 2011, law enforcement agencies across Colorado arrested 1,556 people for impaired driving. During that time, 41 people were killed on Colorado roadways and 14 (34%) of those fatalities occurred in a crash that involved alcohol. The alcohol-related fatalities are up from the 2009-10-holiday ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule January 10 to 14, 2011 Monday, January 10, 2011 7:00am - 8:00am Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00am - 12:00pm Work session Regarding Facilities/Information Technology Division Work Load & Project Portfolio Management 1:30pm - 2:30pm Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding the Planning and Building Services Division 2011 Work Plan 3:00pm - 6:00pm Land Use Items ... Full Story

True Grit: A review

True Grit: A review

Rooster Cogburn Rides Again By Thomas N. The Coen Brothers’ True Grit was one of the last films to be released in 2010; it is also one of the best. This adaptation of Charles Portis’ classic book, set in Arkansas and Oklahoma in 1877, is full of realistic acting, interesting characters and some intense but brief action scenes. The first adaptation of True Grit was released in 1969 starring John Wayne. This film might be best remembered for The Duke winning an Academy Award for ... Full Story

A Life on the Wing

A Life on the Wing

Join the Foothills Audubon Club for an entertaining evening,  The January 10 program is “The Northern Harrier - A Life On The Wing.” The graceful flying Northern Harrier is the featured subject in the film for the first program of the new year. Previously known as the "marsh hawk", the film shows a pair of harriers, the male, a striking grey-blue, and the female wearing practical brown plumage, in their aerial acrobatics as they establish territory, defend a nest site, hunt for prey, ... Full Story

Official 2011 Valentine unveiled

Official 2011 Valentine unveiled

  2011 Official Loveland Valentine Cachet By Sharlynn Wamsley The 2011 Official Loveland Valentine Card and Cachet were unveiled by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce president, Brian Willms on 5 Jan. at a gathering to introduce the winning contributors and their work – the words and art for this year’s Loveland Valentine. Local Loveland artists include Brenda Crow who designed the card, using the Mariana Butte ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 7, Venus farthest west of sun in

Sky Tonight—January 7, Venus farthest west of sun in Earth’s sky tomorrow

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The most brilliant of all the planets, Venus, reaches its farthest point west of the sun in Earth’s sky on January 8, 2011. Astronomers call this a “greatest elongation” of Venus. At such times, Venus shines as the brilliant morning ’star’ in the east before sunrise. At its greatest morning elongation, Venus typically rises 3 hours or more before sunrise. Because the orbit of Venus lies inside ... Full Story

Administrative Matters, January 11

Agenda attached in pdf format

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