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Haddon & Penner Lead Eagles to 2-0 Series Lead

Haddon & Penner Lead Eagles to 2-0 Series Lead

  LOVELAND, Colo. - Steve Haddon recorded his first career hat trick and Andrew Penner nearly recorded his second shutout of the playoffs as the Colorado Eagles defeated the Missouri Mavericks, 5-1, to take a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-five Turner Conference Semifinals. Game 3 will be in  Independence, Mo. on Tuesday, April 19. The Mavericks came out with their best effort of the series in the opening period, but Penner continued his strong playoff play -- stopping quality ... Full Story

Golf Tournament benefits Stand Up 2 Cancer

Golf Tournament benefits Stand Up 2 Cancer

The Peter Marsh Golf Tournament Benefiting Stand Up 2 Cancer WHEN:June 4, 2011 – shotgun starting at 1:30 p.m., check in 11:30 to noon. LOCATION: Estes Park Golf Course, 1480 Golf Course Road, Estes Park, Colorado. THE EVENT: The event will be an afternoon tournament, 4 person scramble.  The fee is $100 per person which includes your green fee, cart with goodie bag, range balls, 1 drink ticket, and prizes.  The event will be followed by a buffet dinner for awarding prizes and a ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

This telescopic close-up shows off the otherwise faint emission nebula IC 410 in striking false-colors. It also features two remarkable inhabitants of the cosmic pond of gas and dust above and left of center, the tadpoles of IC 410. The Tadpoles of IC 410 Image Credit & Copyright: Mark Hanson Explanation: This telescopic close-up shows off the otherwise faint emission nebula IC 410 in striking false-colors. It also features two remarkable inhabitants of the cosmic pond of gas ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 17, April full moon near Spica and

Sky Tonight—April 17, April full moon near Spica and Saturn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The April 2011 full moon will be out all night on April 17, lighting up the nighttime from dusk until dawn. Watch for the moon low in the east at dusk – at its highest point in the sky around midnight – and low in the west before the sun comes up tomorrow. Why isn’t there an eclipse every full moon? For the northern hemisphere, this is the first full moon of springtime. We in this hemisphere ... Full Story

One man’s joke is another man’s hug

Rev. James L. Snyder To anybody that knows me, (and can anybody really know anybody else?); they would readily affirm that I am not addicted to hugging. Let me point out very quickly I am not allergic to it either. I just believe a good hearty handshake says everything I want to say to anybody I meet. This is biblical. The Bible talks about extending to one another the right hand of fellowship, and nothing says it better than a firm, hearty handshake. Anyway, that's my story and I'm ... Full Story

The voice of democracy

The voice of democracy

AT LAST! The voice of democracy is heard again in our land! Thank you, Mr. President. The U.S. keeps see-sawing between two political philosophies – democracy and plutocracy – so different that we no longer communicate. This takes a toll on our nation. Republicans are the plutocrats. They believe that the wealthy are smarter and more deserving that the rest of us, that they have earned the right to govern, and that government should be run for their benefit. Their golden age was the ... Full Story

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