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Sky Tonight—April 19, Moon and Scorpion rise after

Sky Tonight—April 19, Moon and Scorpion rise after Orion sets

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Like clockwork, the constellations rise and set 4 minutes earlier with each passing day. Four minutes doesn’t sound like much, but it adds up after a while. For instance, the stars rise and set one half-hour earlier with each passing week, or 2 hours earlier with each passing month. That is six hours difference after one 3-month season. Tonight, the red supergiant star Antares rises in the southeast ... Full Story

Two charged in home invasion

Two charged in home invasion

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators have charged Beau Graves, DOB: 031887, and Joshua Cruz, DOB; 062291, in connection with the home invasion/armed robbery that occurred on March 29 in unincorporated Loveland.  The two men allegedly broke into the home of the 48-year-old victim, assaulted him, tied him up and stole his car, a 2006 Nissan 350Z, as well as numerous items from within the home, including a bank debit card. The following morning, the victim's stolen car was ... Full Story

Crystal Fire Human-Caused

Crystal Fire Human-Caused

Investigators from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Forest Service have determined the Crystal Fire was started by the son of a property owner burning debris at 2394 Granite Road, Bellvue, Colorado. Thomas Howie, DOB: 01/03/75, of Fort Collins will be charged with one count of 4th Degree Arson, a class four felony.  A warrant for his arrest is expected to be issued within 24 to 48 hours.  A $10,000 personal recognizance bond has been recommended. On April 6, Larimer ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Track Claim Top Spot at Spartan Classic

Boys team Finishes in Fourth Place By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Saturday on a wind-swept Max Marr field ten high school track teams from up and down the Front Range competed in the annual Spartan Classic. Home track and field advantage was kind to the Spartans who won the overall team competition with a cumulative score of 288.50. The Berthoud girls track team easily claimed first place with 202 points, topping second place Holy Family by a whopping 48 points. The Lady Spartans took ... Full Story

Obituary: Robert Raymond Corbett

Obituary: Robert Raymond Corbett

Robert Raymond Corbett, 78, of Berthoud died April 15, 2011 at his home. He was born March 20, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to Vincent and Alice (Peacock) Corbett. On April 21, 1954 he married Arleen Korcz in Camden, South Carolina. Robert and Arlene lived in Carlisle, Iowa before moving to Berthoud. Robert received his BA in Mathematics from Inter American University in Puerto Rico. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1970 For the next two years after he served he worked ... Full Story

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