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Lundberg Legislative Report-April 2, 2011

  Topics:   1. Civil Union Bill in the House 2. SB-200, Medical Exchange Program 3. David Hartley, Six Months After His Murder 4. The Budget Bill Stalls ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. This past Thursday was a busy time in both houses. In the House the civil union bill was in Judiciary. The final fate of this very controversial bill was decided. I attended a prayer vigil for its defeat at ... Full Story

Rockies Snake-Bitten on Opening Day

Colorado Falls to Arizona 7-6 in 11 Innings By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer There was some good, more bad and an awful lot of ugly at Coors Field on Friday afternoon. The Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks played a game that, aside from the Chamber of Commerce weather, was utterly forgettable. Less forgettable for the D-Backs, however, as they walked away from the eleven inning, four-hour-and-four-minute affair with a 7-6 victory. Ubaldo Jimenez, the Rockies pitching ace, looked ... Full Story

“Near Earth Objects” at the LTO

“Near Earth Objects” at the LTO

Friday, April 15, 2011  7 – 11 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website www.starkids.org).   The guest speaker is Bob Arentz from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp and the title of his talk will be “Searching for Near-Earth Objects (NEOs)”. The inner solar system is home to the planet we care about the most, and also to something like a million ... Full Story

Crystal Fire Update

Crystal Fire Update

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office Press Release   April 2, 5 p.m. The Crystal Fire in Larimer County remains at about 20 to 25 acres with approximately 25% to 30% containment. Again this afternoon, winds remained relatively calm providing firefighters an opportunity to continue to contain the fire. One structure, containing an ATV and a motorcycle, was destroyed earlier today. The vehicles were also destroyed. No additional structures are threatened at this time ... Full Story

A really short history of broccoli

  Rev. James L. Snyder Have you ever had serious second thoughts about something? Of course, I usually have severe trouble with establishing first thoughts. But once I have finished a serious thought I like put it behind me and go on with life. For example. For years, people have been telling me how harmful drinking coffee is. Something to do, so they tell me, with being addicted to caffeine. Then, if I cannot give up coffee, I am to limit the number of cups of coffee I drink per ... Full Story

Derek Gwin completes basic training

Derek Gwin completes basic training

    Derek Gwin, a 2010 graduate of Berthoud High School recently graduated from Air Force basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Airman Gwin completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the ... Full Story

Light Plane accident at Owl Canyon Gliderport

Light Plane accident at Owl Canyon Gliderport

  Press Release Larimer County Sheriff   Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies and Wellington Fire responded to the Owl Canyon Gliderport near Larimer County Road 7 and Hackamore Road at approximately 9:47 a.m. today on the report of a downed aircraft. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a fixed-wing aircraft crashed approximately 75 yards west of the runway.  The two occupants of the plane received only very minor injuries and refused treatment.  The plane was ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 3, Saturn closest, brightest,

Sky Tonight—April 3, Saturn closest, brightest, opposite the sun

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The best time of 2011 to see Saturn is here. Planet Earth flies between the sun and Saturn tonight, according to U.S. clocks. Our fast movement in orbit brings us between Saturn and the sun every year, to an event called opposition by astronomers. In other words, Saturn is now opposite the sun in Earth’s sky. At opposition, Saturn rises in the east at sunset and sets in the west at sunrise. So Saturn is ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

  Endeavour Looking Up Credit & Copyright: Ben Cooper ( Spaceflight Now, Launch Photography) Explanation: First flown in 1992, Endeavour, the youngest space shuttle orbiter, is being prepared for its 25th and final trip to low Earth orbit. Seen here from an exciting perspective 400 feet above the floor of Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building, Endeavour (OV-105) is mated to an external tank and solid rocket boosters just prior to roll out to launch pad 39A on ... Full Story

Mallards Come Back for Game 1 Win

Mallards Come Back for Game 1 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - In their first ever visit to the Budweiser Events Center, the Quad City Mallards scored four unanswered goals to claim a 4-3 overtime win against the  Colorado Eagles in Game 1 of the Central Hockey League's Turner Conference Opening Round best-of-5 series. The Eagles out-shot the Mallards 18-7 in the first period -- aided by a 5:1 power play ratio -- but they couldn't get a puck past David Brown and the Quad City defense. Things tightened up in the second ... Full Story

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