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Archive for January 8, 2011

Sky Tonight—January 9, Watch moon and Jupiter

Sky Tonight—January 9, Watch moon and Jupiter

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The first two celestial objects to pop out at evening dusk are the waxing crescent moon and the dazzling planet Jupiter. The moon and Jupiter rank as the brightest and second brightest heavenly bodies in the evening sky, respectively. The position of the moon and Jupiter at evening dusk depends on where you live worldwide. Way up north – like in Alaska – the moon and Jupiter will appear rather low in ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, December Students of the Month

Turner Middle School, December Students of the Month

Madison Sommers – 6th Grade Madison works hard in school.  This effort is evident in all that she does.  Madison strives for excellence and reaches that bar. Colton Poore – 7th Grade Colton always puts forth an outstanding effort into all of his work in all of his classes.  He is a fantastic team member and is always willing to help the group.  Thanks Colton for your attention to detail and excellent ... Full Story

Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp’s Statement on

Today Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp issued the following statement on the appointment of Ellen Golombek as Executive Director of Department of Labor and Employment. “Governor-elect Hickenlooper’s appointment to the Department of Labor may certainly take some of the air out of the bipartisan atmosphere he has promised to promote as Governor. His selection of a noted progressive activist and union boss in Ms. Golombek, certainly will raise plenty of eyebrows in Colorado’s business ... Full Story

The Odd Couple at the Rialto

The Odd Couple at the Rialto

Weld County Celebrates 150 years

Weld County Celebrates 150 years

GREELEY, Colo. – In 1861, a new county was formed in the West in what was once the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. One hundred and fifty years later, Weld County is still a thriving and growing community that will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2011. In celebration of the sesquicentennial, the Weld County Commissioners have organized several opportunities to highlight, promote and share Weld County’s unique history. The Weld County 150th Anniversary Web Site: The web site ... Full Story

Hickenlooper names more directors

Over the past week, Governor-elect John Hickenlooper announced several appointments. Reeves Brown will be Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs. Brown is now Executive Director of CLUB 20, a non-profit political advocacy organization representing the interests of the 22-county Western Colorado region. He will use his working relationships with local governments and his experience in collaborative decision-making to assist local governments across Colorado deliver ... Full Story

Greeley accepting applications for vacant council

Greeley accepting applications for vacant council position

  Application Process Announced for Vacant At-Large Council Seat Attachment: Council At-Large Vacancy Application Greeley City Councilmember Maria Secrest has resigned her at-large Council position and accepted a position with Representative Cory Gardner’s new Greeley office. According to Colorado law, there are two options for selecting a replacement on the City Council:  1) an application, interview and appointment process or 2) a special election.  The Council ... Full Story

Mix It Up With Colorado Millet

Mix It Up With Colorado Millet

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado millet is featured in our Millet Trail Mix recipe. Available Now…Millet What is Millet? Millet is a grain that is most often used for bird seed; however, it is gaining in popularity in the food industry because it is gluten-free. Colorado is the number one millet ... Full Story

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep.

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Mark Udall issued the following statement after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, members of her staff, and several others were attacked by a gunman during a public event at a grocery store in Tucson, AZ: “This is a sad day for our country.  My thoughts and prayers go out to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today's senseless shootings.   “Congresswoman Giffords is a brilliant and dedicated public servant who works tirelessly for the people of her ... Full Story

Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club Open House

Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club Open House

The Berthoud Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club is seeking new members. There will be an informational open house at the Berthoud Area Community Center on Monday, January 17 at 6 p.m. Interested children and parents are invited to attend and find out what 4-H is about. 4-H is for city kids too. Just some of things you can do in 4-H Age 5-7 Clover Buds - this is an opportunity for the younger ones to learn leadership skills, arts and crafts and even begin a trade they might see an ... Full Story

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