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Strong Start Helps Eagles to Fifth Straight Win

Strong Start Helps Eagles to Fifth Straight Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles won their fifth straight game to remain in a first place tie in the Turner Conference, topping the Missouri Mavericks 4-2. A strong first period and several excellent individual performances led the Eagles past the Mavs despite a late push from the visiting team. The Eagles dominated the first period of play unlike any period in their history, out-shooting the Mavericks 17-1 -- setting a new franchise record for fewest shots allowed in a period (the ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Visit the NASA/JPL website to view more Astronomy Pictures of the Day     Six Worlds for Kepler-11 Illustration Credit: Tim Pyle, NASA Explanation: Six worlds orbit Kepler-11, a sunlike star 2,000 light-years distant in the constellation Cygnus. The new discovery, based on data from NASA's planet hunting Kepler spacecraft, makes the Kepler-11 system the fullest exoplanetary system known. Compared to our Solar System in this illustration, five of Kepler-11's planets orbit ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—February 3, Double Cluster of Perseus in

Sky Tonight—February 3, Double Cluster of Perseus in northwest

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org To find the gorgeous Double Cluster in the constellation Perseus, face north to northwest as darkness falls this evening. Here you can find the Double Cluster in the constellation Perseus. These are two open star clusters, known as “H” and “Chi” Persei (also called NGC 884 and 869). How to find them? First, you need a dark sky. Second, you may need binoculars, as the Double Cluster is only ... Full Story

Obituary: Helen A. Schneider

Obituary: Helen A. Schneider

Helen A. Schneider, 73, of Berthoud, passed away peacefully at home in the Rocky Mountains in Berthoud, Colorado on January 31, 2011. She was born on July 6, 1937 in Ellendale, North Dakota to Edwin and Evelyn Jording. She is survived by her children, Nancy, David, Carl & Elizabeth; grandchildren, Kirsten, John, Cody & Dalen; great grandchildren, Deziree & Dylan. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 4 at Allnutt Funeral Service in Loveland. ... Full Story

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