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Archive for February, 2011

Eaton Puts Berthoud in the Red

Eaton Puts Berthoud in the Red

Lady Spartans fall to Eaton in District Semifinals By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer As the wind blew and the snow fell outside of Butler-Hancock Hall on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, the Berthoud High girls basketball team was inside battling the number-one seeded Eaton Reds in semifinals of the 3A Patriot League district tournament. The Lady Spartans wound up losing the game by a score of 53-34. With the loss, Berthoud will face off against Valley for third place ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—Feb 25, Scorpius the Scorpion’s

Sky Tonight—Feb 25, Scorpius the Scorpion’s stinger stars an early harbinger of spring

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Will you see the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion’s stinger stars below the waning crescent moon in the cold dawn tomorrow? You will need a clear, unobstructed view to the south to southeast to spot the stinger stars – Shaula and Lesath – flickering by the horizon. If you cannot spot these stars tomorrow, try again in later winter. The stars at the end of the Scorpion’s tail are also known as ... Full Story

Study Projects Health Reform will Benefit

Study Projects Health Reform Will Slow Cost Increases, Benefit Colorado's Economy Denver, CO – A new issue brief from The Colorado Trust sheds light on what the budgetary impacts of federal health care reform may be on Colorado families, businesses and the state. The Economic Impact of Health Reform in Colorado highlights findings from an in-depth study that assessed the effects of health care reform on the Colorado economy. Because the study began prior to the passage of federal health care ... Full Story

Eagles Ruin Rush Streaks, Gain Ground With 6-2 Win

Eagles Ruin Rush Streaks, Gain Ground With 6-2 Win

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles overcame an early goal against to stop Rapid City's 13-game win streak and Danny Battochio's personal nine-game win streak with a convincing 6-2 triumph. The win brought Colorado within a point of the Rush for the top spot in the Turner Conference, with the Eagles owning a game in hand. The Eagles nearly doubled up the Rush on shots in the opening period (17:9), and did double them up in goals (2:1). Rapid City wasted no time getting the scoring ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—Feb 24, Moon by Scorpion’s Heart

Sky Tonight—Feb 24, Moon by Scorpion’s Heart before dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Friday morning – an hour or two before sunrise – the moon will shine quite close to the heart star of the constellation Scorpius. Find the rather fat waning crescent moon in the south to southeastern sky. Then look for the nearby reddish star. If you can’t see the sanguine color of the Scorpion’s heart with the eye, try binoculars. That is Antares, the brightest star in Scorpius. This ruddy gem ... Full Story

Virtual Vietnam Wall

Virtual Vietnam Wall

I receive a great many emails from my military classmates and many are worth sharing. This was sent to me by "Uncle Bill." the oldest man in our Pilot Training Class. He must have been all of 29 at the time. We are all older and we all lost friends in Southeast Asia, but we still keep in touch nearly 60 years later.   I will just include the instructions that came with the email and the link to the site. Please let me know how you feel about running these remembrances of my military ... Full Story

Obituary: Freida Marguerite Welch

Obituary: Freida Marguerite Welch

Freida Marguerite Welch died February 19, 2011 at Berthoud Living Center, Berthoud, Colorado. She was born August 18, 1918 in Proctor, Missouri, the daughter of James Irvin and Hattie Gerlt Thomas. The family moved to Midwest Wyoming in 1936 where she graduated from high school. She married Clyde Wesley Welch on August 21, 1937 in Casper, Wyoming. She moved to Loveland, Colorado in August 2003 to be near her daughters. She attended Buckhorn Presbyterian Church in Masonville, Colorado. She was a ... Full Story

Lady Spartans Win Thriller, Advance in Districts

Lady Spartans Win Thriller, Advance in Districts

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Brush By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Thanks to a 13-6 regular season and fourth place finish in the 3A Patriot League, the Berthoud High girls basketball team enjoyed a bye in the opening round of the district tournament. There was no rust for the Lady Spartans however as they topped the Brush Beetdiggers in a thrilling 47-44 victory in the BHS gym on Tuesday evening. With the victory, Berthoud will advance to play one seed Eaton in the championship semifinals ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—Feb 23, Moon by Scorpion’s Crown

Sky Tonight—Feb 23, Moon by Scorpion’s Crown before tomorrow’s dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Before dawn tomorrow – on Thursday, February 24 – the moon will be near the upper part of the constellation Scorpius. These three stars are sometimes called the Crown of the Scorpion. Scorpius – which now rises in the south-southeastern sky an hour or two after midnight – is the constellation of the Scorpion. Individually, the Crown stars are Graffias, Dschubba, and Pi Scorpii. It is rare when star ... Full Story

Recorder adds “Slice of Life,” by Jill

The Recorder Online hopes you will enjoy  Jill Pertler's "Slices of Life." Pertler is an award-winning freelance writer, author, photographer and syndicated columnist. She lives in northern Minnesota, mostly because her family does, and she'd miss them if she moved somewhere warmer, like Iowa. Still, a girl can dream. She shares her life, her home and just about everything else with her husband, four kids, cat and dog. She has touched people's hearts and funny bones with her self-syndicated ... Full Story

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