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Sky Tonight—March 8, The Summer Triangle, a signpost

Sky Tonight—March 8, The Summer Triangle, a signpost for all seasons

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org To see Jupiter in March 2011, look west soon after sunset As seen from our northern temperate latitudes, the three brilliant stars of the Summer Triangle – Vega, Deneb and Altair – are out for at least part of the night every night of the year. Presently, the Summer Triangle shines in the eastern sky at and before dawn. Like the Big Dipper, the Summer Triangle is an asterism – a pattern of stars ... Full Story

Obituary: George D. Huff

George D. Huff (October 10, 1923 - March 3, 2011) George “Bud” Dean Huff was born October 10, 1923 to George and Ethel Huff in Oxford, Nebr. Bud passed away on March 3, 2011 at the age of 87 at Sierra Vista in Loveland, Colo. Bud enlisted in the U.S. Army in February 1943. On July 14, 1943 he married Clara “Pauline” Harrold in Phillipsburg, Kan. In August of 1943 Bud left New York for England to fight in WWII. Bud was in the 5th Infantry Division. He landed in Normandy in July ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A Solar Prominence Eruption from SDO Credit: NASA/Goddard/SDO AIA Team Explanation: One of the most spectacular solar sights is an erupting prominence. Two weeks ago, NASA's Sun-orbiting Solar Dynamic Observatory spacecraft imaged an impressively large prominence erupting from the surface. The dramatic explosion was captured in ultraviolet light in the above time lapse video covering 90 minutes, where a new frame was taken every 24 seconds. The scale of the prominence is huge -- the ... Full Story

Turner Students of the Month-February

Turner Students of the Month-February

Turner Middle School Students of the Month for February Boys           Caleb Jordan – 6th Grade Caleb is an outstanding student and a great positive leader! He recently spent a couple lunch periods with a friend to help teachers clean up and organize the classroom – What a great leader and role model.                   Max Bump – 7th Grade Max is willing to ... Full Story

Turner Students of the Month

Turner Students of the Month

Turner Middle School Students of the Month for February Girls   Michelle Farabaugh – 6th Grade Michelle puts 100% effort into all that she does. She brings a great attitude into the class. Michelle takes responsibility for her education and her efforts are reflected in her quality work.   Hannah Stippich – 7th Grade Hannah is an outstanding role model for her peers. Hannah is consistently on task and completes her work ... Full Story

The Communication Revolution

by Daniel Ward Editor of Language Magazine As dictators topple across North Africa into the Middle East, and new uprisings coalesce on almost a daily basis, one of the most striking aspects of this new revolutionary wave is the ability of its participants to communicate not only with their compatriots or comrades but across borders with news organizations and like-minded activists via social networks, blogs, and other forums. The defining image of the international Arab democracy ... Full Story

Weld Count Case Tracking Summary

Weld County District Attorney's Office Case Tracking Summary March 7, 2011

Larimer County Hosts Farm Transition Workshop

Larimer County Hosts Farm Transition Workshop March 24 at Poudre Valley REA Headquarters Larimer County Farmers Union and Poudre Valley Cooperative Association will be co-sponsoring a forum Thursday, March 24, 2011, entitled; “Steps For Successful Farm Transition” – An Educational Program on Estate Planning. The program will be held in the conference room at the Poudre Valley REA (7649 REA Parkway, Fort Collins), beginning at 7:00 pm. The program will include presentations by ... Full Story

Legal Notice: Ish Reservoir Company Annual Meeting

  CALL TO ORDER The regular Annual Meeting of the Stockholders, of the Ish Reservoir Company, for year ending December 31, 2010, will be held: Place: Highland Ditch Conference Room, 4311 State Highway 66, Longmont CO DATE: Saturday, March 26, 2011 Start Time: 10:40 a.m. For the purpose of electing trustee(s) and the transactions(s) of any other business as may properly come before the meeting. Jill A. Baty, Secretary

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