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Berthoud High Golf begins season swing

Berthoud High Golf begins season swing

Lady Spartans Compete at Skyline Invitational By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High school girls golf team kicked off their 2011 season on Monday morning at the Twin Peaks Golf Course in Longmont. The Lady Spartans finished with a team score of 339 strokes, good enough for only 20th place in the 23-team Skyline Invite. The Lady Spartans are a young team largely inexperienced in the rigors of varsity golf competition. Berthoud’s team on Monday consisted of two sophomores – Hannah ... Full Story

Woman sentenced to 3 years in prison for failing to

Monument woman sentenced to 3 years in prison for failing to report $1.6 million in income to the IRS   DENVER – Linda Abramson-Schmeiler, age 52, of Monument, Colorado, was sentenced on March 17, 2011 by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Blackburn to serve 36 months in federal prison for filing a series of false individual and corporate income tax returns for the years 2003 through 2005, in connection with failing to report $1.6 million in gross business receipts to the IRS for the years ... Full Story

Air Force baseball downed by #24 Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 10-2 contest at #24 Wichita State Tuesday night at Eck Stadium. The loss snapped the Falcons’ four-game winning streak and dropped the team to 11-11 on the season, while the Shockers improved to 14-6. Wichita State led 5-0 early on, after scoring three in the first and two in the third, and was never really threatened by the Falcons. Shocker starting pitcher Charlie Lowell (4-2) struck out 10 in 5.2 innings to pick up the win. The Falcons were ... Full Story

Limitless: Movie Review

Limitless: Movie Review

An Unlimited Movie   By Thomas N. Director Neil Burger's Limitless is a movie of many strengths, creative filming, fast paced action and the story takes the viewer on a rollercoaster ride full of twists and turns. Even the soundtrack adds a great deal to the overall experience. With all these strengths it is easy to forgive its minor problems such as plot holes and Bradley Cooper's less than inspiring acting. Bradley Cooper stars as Eddie Morra, a writer who is limited by writers block. ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—Tuesday, March 22, Mercury farthest from

Sky Tonight—Tuesday, March 22, Mercury farthest from sunset glare

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Mercury, the solar system’s innermost planet, never strays far from the sun and into Earth’s nighttime sky. Today, however, this world reaches its greatest elongation east of the sun at 7 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Mercury swings to the end of its tether, at 19 degrees east of the sun. (For reference, your fist at an arm’s length approximates 10 degrees of sky.) Nineteen degrees east of the sun is not very ... Full Story

Slices of Life, A message to my favorite child

Slices of Life, A message to my favorite child

    By: Jill Pertler   Every mother has a favorite – or so the saying goes. Before becoming a mother myself, I wondered if this were true. A mother’s love is complete and unconditional, but not perfect. How can a mother love all her children equally? The answer is simple: she can’t. I am here today to come clean with each of my children. Ahem. Pause. Here goes. My dearest first-born child: I have something important to tell you. You suffered through rookie parents who ... Full Story

April Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s

Nature Notes Club Larimer County Natural Resources Nature Notes Club is accepting new members throughout the spring. You can join current members already journaling in the style of John Muir and Aldo Leopold with Volunteer Naturalist Lisa. The club will have several outings throughout Larimer County’s open spaces, allowing members to immerse themselves in the full range and scope of what these open spaces have to offer. Club members will receive basic instruction on sketching, ecology, ... Full Story

Man Dies in Glider Crash

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, Larimer County Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of North County Road 7 and Aldridge Road on the report of a plane crash.  Upon arrival deputies discovered a glider crashed into the side of a hill in a ravine.  There was one occupant in the glider, a male in his late 70's or early 80's who was deceased. The National Transportation Safety Board was notified and is responding. They will be the primary investigative agency to determine the ... Full Story

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 these are the best ... Full Story

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