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McCollum and Blanchard retiring at Berthoud El

McCollum and Blanchard retiring at Berthoud El

The Retirement Party will be on Tuesday May 3,  4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Berthoud Elementary cafeteria. Present and former students and parents are invited to attend. Dortha McCollum After 33 years as Librarian at Berthoud Elementary School, Dortha McCollum is retiring. McCollum has touched many children in the Berthoud area during those years, and they are invited to her retirement party at the school to share memories. McCollum came to the profession of librarian from very unlikely ... Full Story

Berthoud Police participating in Drug Take Back Day

Berthoud Police participating in Drug Take Back Day

Got Drugs? National Take Back Initiative April 30, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue.  More than seven million Americans currently abuse prescription drugs, according to the 2009 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health.  Each day, approximately, 2,500 teens use prescription drugs to get high for the first time according to the Partnership for a Drug Free ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

An ingenious and creative 10 second exposure from a swinging camera recorded these gyrating trails of the celestial pairing. Can you tell which trail belongs to the star and which to the planet? Scintillating Image Credit & Copyright: Juergen Michelberger Explanation: On June 4, 2010 Regulus, alpha star of the constellation Leo, and wandering planet Mars were at about the same apparent brightness, separated on the sky by 1.5 degrees. An ingenious and creative 10 second exposure ... Full Story

River Run for Orphans

River Run for Orphans

  River Run for Orphans 5K at The Ranch, McKee Building Saturday, May 7th, 2011 Registration: 6:00-7:30am Race start time:  8am   Northern Colorado Christian Alliance for Orphans is hosting this event to raise awareness regarding adoption and orphan outreach organizations. Your participation in this event will have an impact on the life of a child here in our community and around the world. Fun for the entire family with a kids 1 mile fun run at 9 a.m., booth and ... 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 28, Spica is your guide star to

Sky Tonight—April 28, Spica is your guide star to Omega Centauri cluster

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Silvery-blue Spica, the only prominent star in the constellation Virgo, acts as your guide to the Omega Centauri globular star cluster. To the unaided eye, Omega Centauri looks like a faint (and possibly fuzzy) star. Very few of the Milky Way galaxy’s 250 or so globular clusters are readily visible without optics. To find Spica, extend the curve of the Big Dipper handle, as illustrated on our April 5 ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

In silhouette against a crowded star field toward the constellation Scorpius, this dusty cosmic cloud evokes for some the image of an ominous dark tower. In fact, clumps of dust and molecular gas collapsing to form stars may well lurk within the dark nebula,   The Dark Tower in Scorpius Credit & Copyright: Don Goldman Explanation: In silhouette against a crowded star field toward the constellation Scorpius, this dusty cosmic cloud evokes for some the image of an ominous ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Alternatives to Violence offers counseling

Alternatives to Violence offers counseling

The Survivors of Sexual Assault program at Alternatives to Violence (ATV) is committed to offering a wide variety of services to survivors and their loved ones. One way to begin the healing process is though therapy. Sexual assault can include stranger, acquaintance, family and intimate partner assault, all of which involve taking away the power of the victim. During therapy, you can start to find your inner strength to become empowered over your situation. Therapy is a place to learn ... Full Story

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