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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

Jones’ Records Second Straight Shutout as Eagles

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles shut-out the Arizona Sundogs, 2-0 in the first of back-to-back games this weekend. The red-hot Kevin Ulanski (12 points in his past six games) picked up his league-leading 10th game-winning goal early in the first period, and Dan Sullivan added an insurance tally early in the second to account for the game's only goals. After a 25-save shutout against Laredo on Wednesday, Kyle Jones extended his steak of perfection to 138:52. Ulanski got the only ... Full Story

Air Force beats Holy Cross, 3-2, in AHA Semifinals

Lamoureux scores two in third as Air Force beats Holy Cross, 3-2, in AHA Semifinals ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Senior Jacques Lamoureux scored two goals in the third period to lift Air Force to a 3-2 win over Holy Cross in the Atlantic Hockey Association semifinals, Friday, March 18, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. With the win, Air Force advances to the AHA Championship game on Saturday, March 19, at 7:05 p.m. The Falcons’ opponent will be the regular-season champions and defending ... Full Story

Big Inning Lifts Falcon Baseball Past Portland 12-4

March 18, 2011 USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - A seven-run fifth inning highlighted Air Force baseball’s 12-4 win over Portland Friday afternoon at Falcon Field. The win lifted the Falcons to 8-10 on the season and dropped the Pilots to 8-7. Trailing 4-2, the Falcons batted around in the fifth, racking up five hits and seven runs to jump ahead 9-4. Air Force tacked on three more runs in the eighth. Junior right-hander Evan Abrecht (5-0) continued his outstanding pitching, allowing four runs ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

  NGC 3621: Far Beyond the Local Group   Credit & Copyright: Robert Gendler Explanation: Far beyond the local group of galaxies lies NGC 3621, some 22 million light-years away. Found in the multi-headed southern constellation Hydra, the winding spiral arms of this gorgeous island universe are loaded with luminous young star clusters and dark dust lanes. Still, for earthbound astronomers NGC 3621 is not just another pretty face-on spiral galaxy. Some of ... Full Story

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