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Sky Tonight—May 1, Star hopping from constellation

Sky Tonight—May 1, Star hopping from constellation Orion

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Rebecca wrote, “What is ‘star hopping?’ What does that mean?” Rebecca, amateur astronomers use star hopping to go from stars and constellations they know … to ones they do not know yet. First, look for noticeable patterns on the sky’s dome. One very easy pattern to find at this time of year is the constellation Orion the Hunter. You will find it descending in the west after sunset. Orion is easy to ... Full Story

Turner Middle School, Students of the Month of April

Turner Middle School, Students of the Month of April

TMS April Student of the Month           Kayla Schloemer  - 6th grade Kayla does a super job being engaged in every classroom discussion. She does a nice job on her writing assignments and all her class projects. Keep up the great work.                         Shannyn McEntee – 6th grade Shannyn is a good friend to all. She has a smile for everyone and sets a great example for others. Her kindness and ... Full Story

Johnstown church calls off fundraiser for couple

Johnstown church calls off fundraiser for couple accused of child abuse

  Coloradoan Johnstown church calls off fundraiser for couple accused of child abuse JOHNSTOWN — A Catholic parish has called off a fundraising event to benefit a couple accused of abusing their children citing "controversy," 9Wants to Know has learned. Read more       The Denver Channel.com Parents Accused Of Torturing 3 Adopted Russian Sisters LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. -- A Larimer County couple is charged with abusing three adopted Russian sisters, forcing them to do ... Full Story

Rush Take 1-0 Series Lead in Turner Conference Finals

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The defending Central Hockey League champion Rapid City Rush took a 1-0 series lead with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Eagles in Game 1 of the Turner Conference Finals. The rivals played a low-scoring game before Rapid City added an empty-net goal in the final seconds to account for the final score. Rapid City out-shot Colorado 18-10 in the first period, while going 1-3 on the power play to take a 1-0 lead into the first intermission. The score could have easily been more ... Full Story

April 30, Watch for Venus and moon east before sunrise

April 30, Watch for Venus and moon east before sunrise May 1

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Given an unobstructed eastern horizon and clear skies, many people around the world should be able to see the waning crescent moon with the planet Venus at morning dawn tomorrow (Sunday, May 1). At mid-northern latitudes – like those in the continental US – the moon and Venus sit close to the eastern horizon around 60 to 45 minutes before sunup. Understanding waning crescent moon The farther north you live, ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 29, Five planets before sunrise

Sky Tonight—April 29, Five planets before sunrise April 30. .

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Only Venus easily visible We show the moon and planets for about 30 minutes before sunrise tomorrow (Saturday, April 30) as seen from North American mid-northern latitudes. At mid-northern latitudes all around the world, the only two worlds that you are likely to see before sunrise tomorrow are the moon and blazing planet Venus. Look for them low in the east some 60 to 30 minutes before sunup. Binoculars might ... Full Story

Harmon arrested in Johnstown

The Larimer County Sheriff's Department is reporting Berthoud police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery in Laramie, Wyoming.  The sheriff's department says 22 year old Rayburn Scott Harmon was arrested in Johnstown without incident. Harmon was wanted for an alleged robbery in Laramie and and was also accused of stealing a 2006 Cadillac Escalade that he reported sinking into Carter Lake last Monday after he had taken it for a test drive from a Berthoud auto ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 27, Leo loses his tail. We gain a

Sky Tonight—April 27, Leo loses his tail. We gain a constellation.

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight’s chart again shows the evening sky high to the south. To the upper left of the constellation Leo the Lion are dozens of very faint stars. They make up the constellation Coma Berenices, otherwise known as Berenice’s Hair. The Greek-Egyptian astronomer Ptolemy and others considered it the tuft at the end of Leo the Lion’s tail. Coma Berenices remained part of Leo until a few hundred years ago, when it ... Full Story

White-Collar crime investigation leads to COCCA

GREELEY, Colo. – This week, the Weld County Grand Jury issued an indictment for Matthew Sysum (DOB 08/13/1969) of Fort Collins for crimes he allegedly committed in Weld County. The indictment, which follows a two-year investigation by the Weld County District Attorney’s Office, charges Sysum with 14 criminal counts including: • One count of COCCA –Pattern of Racketeering, a class two felony (8-24 years in prison) • Nine counts of Forgery, class five felonies (1-3 years in prison) • ... Full Story

Obituary: Elven Herbert Marshall

Obituary: Elven Herbert Marshall

Elven Herbert Marshall August 19, 1925 – April 26, 2011 Elven Herbert Marshall, 85, of Harvey, North Dakota, formerly of Berthoud, Colorado died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the St. Aloisius Nursing Home in Harvey. Elven was born on August 19, 1925 on the family homestead near Encampment, Wyoming. He was the son of Gale and Georgia (Hawkins) Marshall. In 1926 the family moved to Berthoud where his grandfather, John K. Marshall was the town marshal. The family moved around the area and Elven ... Full Story

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