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Archive for January, 2011

Eagles, Jones Overcome Szuper Effort in Arizona

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Arizona Sundogs, 4-1, in the first of three games in as many days at the Tim's Toyota Center. Colorado's third line accounted for two of their goals and Riley Nelson netted the other pair, powering the Eagles into a first place tie in the Turner Conference. The score could have easily been more lopsided if not for the work of Arizona goaltender Levente Szuper who stopped 38 of 42 shots; Kyle Jones was also stellar, stopping 34 of 35 ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 28, Moon and Venus in dawn and

Sky Tonight—January 28, Moon and Venus in dawn and predawn sky tomorrow

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Given clear skies, you cannot miss seeing the waning crescent moon with the blazing planet Venus before sunrise tomorrow (Saturday, January 29). The moon and Venus rank as the second and third brightest celestial bodies in all the heavens. The sun, of course, ranks as the brightest celestial body of them all. Look into the east or southeast sky at or before dawn to enjoy the beautiful morning tableau. Almost ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 27, Saturn starts retrograde on

Sky Tonight—January 27, Saturn starts retrograde on January 27

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Starting today – on January 27, 2011 – Saturn will begin to go in a retrograde or westward direction in front of the constellation Virgo. That is a signal that the best time to see Saturn in 2011 has begun. Give me 5 minutes, and I’ll give you Saturn in 2011 The planet Saturn – a golden world that appears to shine steadily on the sky’s dome – is rising in the east around 11 p.m. now. Saturn climbs ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Strasburg

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Strasburg

Lady Spartans win ugly game 39-30 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer In a peculiar game that saw the two teams combine for 25 points in the second period and then only two in the third, the Berthoud Spartans girls basketball team topped the Strasburg Indians 39-30 in the Berthoud High gym on Tuesday evening. The victory improves the Lady Spartans to 9-3 on the year and 4-1 in the 3A Patriot League. Berthoud remains in second place behind Eaton in the Patriot League. “It’s a win and we will ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 26, Star Achernar marks the end

Sky Tonight—January 26, Star Achernar marks the end of the River

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Today’s chart is almost just like the January 23 chart, but today we have changed our observing location. Normally, our charts are set for the geographical center of the continental U.S. – say, somewhere in Kansas. Today’s chart is set to the extreme southern U.S. It is as if we are gazing at stars from the southernmost part of the country . . . maybe along the Texas/Mexico border, or from the Florida Keys. ... Full Story

Eagles Top Tulsa to Move into Second Place

TULSA, Okla. - The Colorado Eagles ended the Tulsa Oilers' four-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory at the Bank of Oklahoma Center.  The Eagles are now alone in second place in the Turner Conference after starting the day in a four team tie. Colorado netted a pair of goals in the first and final frames while out-shooting Tulsa 42-25 on the night. The Eagles jumped out to a 2-0 advantage with goals 50 seconds apart midway through the opening period on the way to out-shooting the Oilers ... Full Story

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Obituary: Ryan Dooley

Ryan "Shane" Dooley, 34 years old, of Berthoud, died unexpectedly Saturday, January 22 at McKee Medical Center. Shane was born on March 11, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona to Debbie and Mike Dooley. He is survived by his parents, his sisters Jessica and Shara and brother-in-law Clay. He is also survived by his three children: Gage, Chase, and Kylee Dooley. Shane enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of Shane’s life ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 25, Last quarter moon, Saturn,

Sky Tonight—January 25, Last quarter moon, Saturn, Spica before sunrise

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The last quarter moon and the planet Saturn will shine on opposite sides of the bright star Spica before sunrise tomorrow (January 26). As seen from the northern hemisphere, the trio will appear southward before dawn. If you are more of a night owl than an early bird, and live at mid-northern latitudes, you can catch all three – the moon, Spica, and Saturn – in your southeastern sky around 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. ... Full Story

The Green Hornet: Review

The Green Hornet: Review

Don’t let Seth Rogan near The Shadow By Thomas N. Superhero movies are doing quite well at the box office in recent years. In the last five years there have been Batman, Iron Man, Spider Man,  Superman, and recurring X-Man movies just to name a few. Still, this year may be the year of the hero, with Green Lantern, Captain America, and Thor all having 2011 release dates. The first of the many hero movies of 2011 is The Green Hornet The Green Hornet started as a radio series in 1936. The ... Full Story

48 Star Flag Dedicated at Berthoud High School

48 Star Flag Dedicated at Berthoud High School

By Thomas N. The United States flag has had 50 stars since 1960, yet today a flag that bares only 48 stars was returned to its home at Berthoud High School. The flag has traveled from New York to California and numerous states in-between, but was first flown in Berthoud. The flag originally flew outside of the old Berthoud Junior-Senior High School, now Turner Middle School. The flag was returned to Berthoud High School in an impressive ceremony on Friday. Members of the Berthoud High ... Full Story

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