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Archive for January 15, 2011

Sky Tonight—January 16, Cassiopeia and Big Dipper on

Sky Tonight—January 16, Cassiopeia and Big Dipper on opposite sides of North Star

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Bright star on January evenings? It’s the planet Jupiter The northern sky’s two most prominent sky patterns – the constellation Cassiopeia the Queen and the Big Dipper – both circle around Polaris, the North Star, once a day. They are opposite each other – one on either side of the North Star. The constellation Cassiopeia the Queen is easy to recognize in the northern sky, either in the ... Full Story

Eagles Jump Up in Standings With Shootout Win Over

Eagles Jump Up in Standings With Shootout Win Over  Odessa

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Odessa Jackalopes, 3-2, in a shootout after losing a one-goal game to the Jacks a night before. In the tightly-packed Turner Conference, the win moved the Eagles from fifth place into third and just two points out of first. Kyle Jones stopped 47 shots in the win and stonewalled two of three Odessa shooters in the shootout. The teams played a scoreless first period, despite the Jackalopes being awarded five power ... Full Story

Estes Park Film Festival-Call for Entries

Estes Park Film Festival-Call for Entries

CALL FOR ENTRIES! The Estes Park Film Festival is looking for the best feature length films, documentaries, short films, and student films for their 6th annual event! This year they have partnered with Withoutabox to offer a complete and seamless online submission process. To enter your film, click the Withoutabox logo below or download and print the Submission Form. If you have any questions please e-mail the festival at info@estesparkfilm.com. Entry ... Full Story

Have an “Odd” night out

Have an “Odd” night out

By Sharlynn Wamsley If you have the chance to see the Moon Theatre’s production of the “The Odd Couple” at the Rialto Theater, do! It is delightful. When veteran director, Don Kraus, was given the opportunity by the Moon Theatre Company to choose a comedy to direct at the Rialto … knowing the actors he has worked with from previous performances … he chose “The Odd Couple” as the best comedy to showcase their talents. Indeed, Ken Benda as Oscar Madison, and Brien ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Lyons

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Lyons

Spartans Sink Ten 3-pointers in 64-45 win By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Berthoud boys basketball team won their third game of the season with a 64-45 victory over Lyons. The Spartans sank ten three pointers and went 16/16 from the free-throw line to notch their first victory against a 3A Patriot League opponent. Berthoud junior Greg Hutchins nailed six from beyond the arc and led all players in scoring with 22 on the ... Full Story

Little Fockers, forgettable

Little Fockers, forgettable

A Comedy with No Identity By Thomas N. Meet the Parents, the first film in this series, was a funny movie. It was an original comedy about a male nurse with the hilarious name of Gaylord "Greg" Focker (Ben Stiller) and his girlfriend Pam (Teri Polo). The story encompassed Greg's meeting his future in-laws Jack Burns (Robert De Niro), an uptight, overly protective ex- CIA agent, and his wife Dina (Blythe Danner). The film's comedy was fresh and its style was unique and witty. The ... Full Story

Eagles Not So Special in 4-3 Loss to Odessa

Eagles Not So Special in 4-3 Loss to  Odessa

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Odessa Jackalopes defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-3, in the first game of a weekend set at the Budweiser Events Center. The win was just Odessa's second all-time in Loveland -- after picking up their first in their last visit -- and their first victory in regulation. The Jackalopes' power play went 2-for-6 on the night, while Colorado's went 1-for-8. The teams played a tightly-contested opening period with the Eagles edging the Jackalopes in shots, 16-15. But Odessa ... Full Story

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