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Berthoud High School 2010-2011 Semester 1 Honor Roll

4.0 And Above Grade 09 Kendall Baker, Daniel Beltran Ayala, Melody Blackis, Katherine Bosnich, Josephine Buckley, Kyle Cavey, Gabriel Conde, Analyse DeSousa, Chloe Garner, McKenna Hawkins, Jenna Hepp, Bailie Holst, Mykaela Hughes, Lynda Hutchins, Allyson Klaes, Samantha Kouns, Anna Miera, Danielle Pickert, Monique Sagebaum, Maria Sanchez, Kierra Schuster, Benjamin Tyler, Jason Van Hare, James Wood, Anna Zigray Grade 10 Kelsey Angus, Sarah Brickey, Hannah Haggas, ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 14, Moon and Pleiades – or

Sky Tonight—January 14, Moon and Pleiades – or Seven Sisters

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The waxing gibbous moon and the Pleiades star cluster are found high in the southern sky at early evening. Although the moonlit glare may make it difficult to see this tiny, dipper-shape cluster of starlets tonight, be sure to check out the Pleiades on a dark, moonless night. The moon will leave the evening sky during the last week of January 2011, staging the Pleiades in a dark starry sky. Then, you can use ... Full Story

Can Berthoud bring back the Quilt Show?

Can Berthoud bring back the Quilt Show?

The Berthoud MainStreet Program, the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce and members of the former Berthoud Outdoor Quilt Show are looking into the possibilities of reviving this historical Berthoud community event. However, a Volunteer Coordinator is needed to start the program along with 10 dedicated volunteers to handle publicity (brochures, website, flyers, etc.), a Secretary/Treasurer and a Committee Chair. Can you help? Reply online on the Berthoud Chamber website ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 13, Moon in front of Aries the

Sky Tonight—January 13, Moon in front of Aries the Ram

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the waxing gibbous moon shines in front of the constellation Aries the Ram. As seen from mid-northern latitudes at nightfall and early evening, you’ll find the moon high in your southern sky, and the three stars outlining the head of the Ram shining to the right or upper right of the moon. These Aries’ stars are Hamal, Sheratan and Mesarthim. Hamal is the brightest of these three stars, though none ... Full Story

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

Obituary: Shirley Ann Kouns

  Shirley Ann Kouns January 2, 1949 – January 9, 2011 Shirley Ann Kouns passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Longmont United Hospital. She was born January 2, 1949 in North Platte Nebraska. By 1956 her parents, William and Gay Stoddard moved to Denver where she would grow up, attending Abe Lincoln High School. It is there she met Robert “Bob” Kouns and began the wonderful romance that was the basis of the family they would share. Three sons were added to the family who settled in ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, January Students of the Month

Turner Middle School, January Students of the Month

Tyler Kennedy – 6th Grade Tyler is such a pleasure to have at TMS.  He always looks out for others and is willing to help anyone, anytime.  Tyler is a kind, caring, and considerate young man. Sierra Gosh – 7th Grade Sierra is a thoughtful, sweet young lady who is considerate of others.  She consistently has a positive attitude and demonstrates great effort and participation in the classroom.  Her helpful attitude is greatly appreciated by fellow classmates and ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 12, Moon and stars of Aries

Sky Tonight—January 12, Moon and stars of Aries point to Phantom galaxy

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Practiced stargazers sometimes use three stars of the constellation Aries the Ram to find an elusive galaxy – M74 – also known as the Phantom galaxy. As seen from the world this evening, the first quarter moon shines in front of the constellation Pisces the Fishes, not far at the Aries/Pisces border. The three stars mentioned above are to the moon’s upper left tonight. They depict the head of Aries the Ram. ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 11,Two stars flag sun’s path

Sky Tonight—January 11,Two stars flag sun’s path through Milky Way

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org You can use the brilliant star Sirius – and the star Vega – to imagine the direction our sun and solar system are traveling through space. The sun in its orbit is traveling away from Sirus and toward the star Vega. Although we could not fit them both on one chart, Vega shines over your northwestern horizon, opposite Sirius, at nightfall at this time of year. If you stand outside in early evening with your back ... Full Story

The Last Bulls-Eye

The Last Bulls-Eye

This is the final chapter of the Bull's-eye and I struggled with how to close it out.  Let me start by saying it has been my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Larimer County for twenty-five years, the past twelve as your sheriff.  As an agency we have faced many challenges.  We faced each of them head on and became a stronger and better department because of them.  We've made mistakes but we've admitted them and taken steps to ensure we don't make the same mistakes again.  ... Full Story

Deadline Approaching for Inclusion in Annual Farm

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado growers can market their products to consumers through the 27th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory. Listings are being accepted for the 2011 edition of the directory. Published by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Farm Fresh promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities and farms and ranches that sell direct to the public. “The Farm Fresh Directory continues to grow ... Full Story

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