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Archive for March 19, 2011

Udall Statement on U.S. Military Action in Libya

Today, Mark Udall made the following statement on U.S. action in Libya: “Like all Americans, I deplore and condemn the violence against Libyans who are asserting their rights to basic freedoms.  Colonel Qaddafi has been a brutal dictator and is viciously attacking his own people in order to maintain control, and he gave the international community no choice but to act . “Importantly, the United States is acting in concert with the United Nations.  France, Britain and other nations ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—March 20, The 2011 March equinox

Sky Tonight—March 20, The 2011 March equinox

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The March equinox happens today at 23:21 Universal Time, which is 17:21 (5:21 p.m.) Mountain Daylight Time for us in the U.S. The March equinox signals the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere and autumn in the southern hemisphere. It marks that special moment when the sun crosses the celestial equator going from south to north. How do I translate Universal Time into my time? Celebrate ... Full Story

AFA Women’s Gymnastics team places second

Brittany Dutton and Lisa Wong Share Beam Title at MPSF Championships USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – Highlighted by seniors Brittany Dutton and Lisa Wong sharing the conference title on the balance beam with career-best scores, the Air Force women’s gymnastics team finished second at the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Saturday, March 19, at the Academy’s Cadet West Gym. Dutton and Wong tallied career-best scores of 9.775 on the balance beam to win their first ... Full Story

Air Force wins fourth AHA Championship

Air Force wins fourth AHA Championship in last five years with 1-0 win over RIT ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jason Torf made 40 saves and Jacques Lamoureux scored the only goal as Air Force beat RIT, 1-0, in the Atlantic Hockey Association championship game, Saturday, March 19, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Air Force earned its fourth AHA championship in the last five years and advances to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in school history. Air Force will be one of 16 teams in the ... Full Story

Falcons Take Both Games of Saturday Doubleheader

Falcons Take Both Games of Saturday Doubleheader With Portland USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball swept a doubleheader with Portland Saturday  at Falcon Field.  The Falcons took game one, 8-3, and game two 9-4.  The Falcons, who have won three in a row, and four of their last five, improve to 10-10 on the season. Portland falls to 8-9. In game one, Sean Carley (2-2) gave the Falcons eight solid innings to pick up his second-straight win.  Carley struck out six and scattered ... Full Story

The Adjustment Bureau: A Review

The Adjustment Bureau: A Review

Adjust Expectations By Thomas N. Let's cut to the chase, The Adjustment Bureau is not great a great movie, however the filmgoer will most likely enjoy their time at the theater. Enjoyment of The Adjustment Bureau comes from the many questions it raises, and the audiences' attempts to figure out what the answers will be. The desire to find the answers will keep audience interested until the end. Apparently, the theater I was in skipped the scene that explained everything. Either that, or ... Full Story

Dealing with my recent drug problem

Rev. James L. Snyder It all began for me about four months ago. I was busy with my work when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage came and interrupted me. Really, I do not mind interruptions. An interruption, from anybody, is a wonderful excuse to stop what you are doing and take a break. The older I get the more breaks I seem to need. "I think we ought to take a vacation," she said. Well, when my wife comes up with a good idea she comes up with a good idea! I did not know if we ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

    Messier 106 Image Credit & Copyright: R Jay Gabany Explanation: Close to the Great Bear (Ursa Major) and surrounded by the stars of the Hunting Dogs (Canes Venatici), this celestial wonder was discovered in 1781 by the metric French astronomer Pierre Mechain. Later, it was added to the catalog of his friend and colleague Charles Messier as M106. Modern deep telescopic views reveal it to be an island universe -- a spiral galaxy around 30 thousand light-years ... Full Story

Emission Tests in Larimer and Weld

Emission Tests in Larimer and Weld

If your car was in good working order, would it make sense to have it fixed anyway? The government is trying to fix something that isn't broken by forcing costly and time-consuming vehicle emission tests on residents of Weld and Larimer county. The program is taking money from Larimer and Weld county families to fund government bureaucracies and a business monopoly. If House Bill 1082 becomes law the vehicle emission tests required for gasoline vehicles in Weld and Larimer counties will be ... Full Story

Tragedy in Berthoud

Slightly less that a year after the death of Alex Sabados, Turner Middle School students face yet another tragedy. The Sheriffs Department said that they were called to rural Berthoud on Friday morning to the scene of an unattended death. In a letter sent to parents, Principal Bill Siebers had this to say, Dear TMS Parents/Guardians It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that one of our Turner Students, Nicole Bauer,  passed away this morning. We realize that students will be ... Full Story

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