Archive for February 27, 2011
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the waning crescent moon and the brightest planet Venus for about an hour before sunrise on March 1. We are showing mid-northern latitudes, like those in the U.S. As seen from the world’s eastern hemisphere – Europe, Africa, the Middle East, western Asia, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand – the moon and Venus pair up even more closely together than they do in the Americas. In the ... Full Story
Berthoud High School and Turner Middle School Combined Choir concert - This will be a combined choral concert on Tues. March 1 at 7:00 pm in the Berthoud High School auditorium. This is a free concert featuring all the BHS choirs joined by the TMS 7th and 8th grade choir members. The public is invited to attend a wonderful evening of Choral music.
The New York Times The Opinion Pages Unfit for Democracy? By Nicholas D Kristof I don’t think so. Moreover, this line of thinking seems to me insulting to the unfree world. In Egypt and Bahrain in recent weeks, I’ve been humbled by the lionhearted men and women I’ve seen defying tear gas or bullets for freedom that we take for granted. How can we say that these people are unready for a democracy that they are prepared to die for? Associated Press Clinton: US ready to aid to ... Full Story
The following is an editorial from Al Jazeera whose streaming content is available on the web at http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/. Al Jazeera, literally, "The Island," is an international news network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages. Al Jazeera is ... Full Story
LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Wichita Thunder, 5-4, in overtime, and in the process, clinched their eighth playoff berth in as many seasons of existence (more than a full month before the regular season ends). Special teams played a large role in the game, with the Eagles' stopping eight of nine Thunder power plays, while converting on two of their own six. Colorado got the game's opening goal just 29 seconds in when Riley Nelson circled behind the opposing net and ... Full Story