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Archive for March 20, 2011

Sky Tonight—March 21, As Mercury sets, zodiacal

Sky Tonight—March 21, As Mercury sets, zodiacal light shines faintly in western sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org After the sun sets, you can see the elusive planet Mercury – and the even more elusive zodiacal light – in the western sky. For those living in the northern hemisphere, this next week presents the best chance in all of 2011 to see Mercury, the solar system’s innermost planet. Meanwhile, if you have a very dark sky, the zodiacal light can be seen in the west about an hour after sunset through March and ... Full Story

Lundberg Legislative Report

March 20, 2011 Topics: 1. Economic Forecast 2. Civil Unions in Colorado 3. Meeting with Governor 4. My Bills 5. Emissions Testing in Larimer and Weld Counties ----------------------------- 1. The Legislative Council's economic forecast was released on Friday. It shows modest gains in revenue (about $160 million.) Coupled with some cost cutting in this year's budget, the projected shortfall for next year is now less than $500 million. The economy is still quite weak, but ... Full Story

Colorado Ice keeps perfect 4-0 record

  (Loveland, CO) - The Colorado Ice gets their fourth straight win against the Wenatchee Valley Venom with a final score of 52-24. The first quarter started out slow with no points being scored, until the last four minutes when Terry Washington (21) ran it in for a touchdown. David Knighton (5), the quarterback actually ended the first quarter with 13 yards rushing, making him the leader in rushing yards for the quarter. In the second quarter both teams picked up momentum, but it ... Full Story

Air Force Baseball Completes Four-Game Sweep Of

March 20, 2011 Air Force Baseball Completes Four-Game Sweep Of Portland With 10-2 Win Sunday USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball completed a four-game series sweep of Portland with a 10-2 win Sunday at Falcon Field.  The Falcons have now won five of their last six and improve to 11-10, while the Pilots fell to 8-10.  Air Force completed its first series sweep of an opponent since 2003 and has its first four-game winning streak since 2002. The Falcons continued to get solid ... Full Story

“Spring Fling” in Greeley Features

Review of EPA Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Program The Weld County, Larimer County, and Adams/St. Vrain Farmers Unions will join with Agland Cooperative, Colorado Corn Growers, and Colorado Wheat Growers for a Weld County Spring Fling which will feature an appearance by Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar and a public information meeting to let farmers and ranchers know their obligations under the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) ... Full Story

Boy Scout Plans to build Public Bench

Boy Scout Plans to build Public Bench

By Thomas N. Kevin Yannutz, after just three years as a Boy Scout, is working on becoming an Eagle Scout. To earn the rank of Eagle Scout requires a minimum of 21 merit badges and the planning, managing, and directing of an extensive community project. Yannutz came up with the idea for his project after he noticed several parents waiting for their children near the Berthoud Pool and having no place to sit. He has chosen is to build a public bench on the site. Kevin plans to use green ... Full Story

Field Event Athletes Pace Falcons at UC Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. – Highlighted by five first-place finishes and multiple incursions to the program’s all-time top-10 list, the Air Force track and field team opened the 2011 outdoor season on Saturday, March 19, with an impressive showing at the UC Irvine Spring Break Collegiate Invitational in Irvine, Calif. Junior Rob Drye paced the Falcons with two improvements on the Academy’s top-10 list. Drye won the hammer throw with the second-best toss in Academy history at 202’11”. ... Full Story

Ulanski’s Hat Trick Helps Eagles Stay on Top of

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles maintained their lead in the Turner Conference with an 8-4 win against the Arizona Sundogs. Kevin Ulanski continued his torrid pace (15 points in his past seven games), with a third period hat trick that included his second game-winning goal in as many nights. The Eagles took a 3-0 lead in the first frame with a flurry of goals during the period's second half. Adam Chorneyko picked up the opening tally at 13:14 when he took a feed from Dan ... Full Story

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