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Sky Tonight—January 20, Orion the Hunter easy to

Sky Tonight—January 20, Orion the Hunter easy to spot in January night sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The constellation Orion the Hunter is probably the easiest to pick out of all the constellations in the winter sky. It is identifiable by Orion’s Belt, three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row at the mid-section of the Hunter. See these stars? They are easy to spot on the sky’s dome. As seen from mid-northern latitudes, you will find Orion in the southeast at nightfall and shining high in the ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 19, Full moon rises in east

Sky Tonight—January 19, Full moon rises in east around sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org This is the first full moon after the December solstice. In North America, we commonly call this full moon the Old Moon or Moon After Yule. Can you tell me the full moon names? The photograph above is by sky artist, Dan Bush, by the way. Be sure to check out his moon page. Look for tonight’s full moon to rise in the east around sunset today (Wednesday, January 19). Like every full moon, it will climb highest in ... Full Story

Eagles Soar Into First Place With Win Over Defending

Eagles Soar Into First Place With Win Over Defending Champs

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Rapid City Rush, 4-1, to move out of a fourth-place tie with the defending champs all the way into a first place tie in the Turner Conference; Colorado's .618 winning percentage is the conference's best. All-Star goaltender Kyle Jones stopped 32 of 33 shots in his second consecutive outstanding start. The Eagles jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, scoring on two of their first four shots and chasing Danny Battochio from the Rush net. Kevin ... Full Story

Boys Basketball Falls to Eaton

Spartans come up short late, lose 65-59 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Tuesday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Spartan boys basketball team fell to the Eaton Reds 65-59. The loss drops Berthoud to 3-7 on the year and 0-2 in the Patriot League. The Spartans battled all game long, taking a 48-48 tie into the fourth and final period of the game. However, Berthoud was only able to sink two baskets from the floor in the fourth period and struggled from the free throw line shooting only 7/14 ... Full Story

High Dynamic Range photo of Highway 66

High Dynamic Range photo of Highway 66

HDR or High Dynamic Range From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "In image processing, computer graphics, and photography, high dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminance between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than current standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods. This wide dynamic range allows HDR images to more accurately represent the range of intensity levels found in real scenes, ... Full Story

BHS Show Choir Showcase

BHS Show Choir Showcase

By Thomas N. Music warms the cold January night as the Berthoud High Show Choir put on a show that will not be soon forgotten.  It was not only the Berthoud High School Show Choir, The Bridge-Between which took the stage; they were joined by the Turner Middle School Fire Choir and the Mead Middle School Growl Choral. The show is opened by The Kids in Red, a group of students in the 3rd through 6th grade that volunteer to be trained by The Bridge-Between show choir for this performance. The ... Full Story

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Carrie Jean Hyde Marr passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 16, 2011. She was born June 18, 1939, to Wayne and Gladys Hyde and was reared on the family ranch in Loup County, Neb. She received a Bachelor of Arts and Education from Kearney State College, Kearney, Neb., and a Master of Education from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. She married Max M. Marr on June 8, 1963, in Taylor, Neb. She and Max raised their children, Tyler and Jessica, and granddaughter, Carianne in ... Full Story

Obituary: Quentin Lee Glass

Obituary: Quentin Lee Glass

Surrounded by family at his home in Berthoud, Colorado, Quentin Lee Glass was welcomed into the arms of the Lord, January 15, 2011. Quentin was born May 18, 1931 in Worland, Wyoming, to Simeon E. Glass and Ruth Stroud Glass. He graduated from Worland High School in 1949. He then attended one year of college at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. In 1951, he received an appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy and graduated in 1955 as an Ensign with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He spent ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 18, Moon near Gemini stars

Sky Tonight—January 18, Moon near Gemini stars Castor and Pollux

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at0 www.EarthSky.org The moon will look full tonight as it shines close to the constellation Gemini’s brightest stars, Castor and Pollux. The moon will not actually be astronomically full – or most opposite the sun – until tomorrow, on Wednesday, January 19. Although we draw in the stick figure of the Gemini Twins on tonight’s chart, you will not see much of Gemini in the moonlight except for Castor and Pollux. By the last ... Full Story

48 Star Flag to be dedicated at Berthoud High School

48 Star Flag to be dedicated at Berthoud High School

Flag Dedication at Berthoud High School A piece of local history will be dedicated in the Berthoud High School auditorium on Friday, January 21, at 10:00 a.m. A 48-star American flag, which used to hang in the auditorium at the old Berthoud Junior-Senior High School, was recently returned to the high school after a 48-year absence. Following the dedication, the flag will be permanently mounted in the auditorium lobby near When I Touch the Wall, a painting which was presented to the school ... Full Story

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