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Man Believed To Be Responsible For Planting Explosive

Department Of Justice News Release John F. Walsh United States Attorney, District of Colorado For Immediate Release April 27, 2011 Man Believed To Be Responsible For Planting Explosive Device At Southwest Plaza Mall Charged With Arson DENVER – Earl Albert Moore, age 65, of Denver, was arrested yesterday morning without incident by Boulder Police Officers following a tip from a grocery store employee, for allegedly placing an explosive device at the Southwest Plaza Mall, the U. S. ... 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

Draft is Do or Die for Downtrodden Denver

Draft is Do or Die for Downtrodden Denver

Broncos Need Successful Draft to Climb Out of NFL Doldrums By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer This week’s NFL Draft is the most important in the 60 year history of the Denver Broncos. That is not hype or hyperbole or hysteria or hogwash. The Broncos must hit with their draft picks this year if they hope to escape the NFL cellar. The draft is so essential this year not only because the Broncos are a team bereft of talent but also because they are a franchise desperately trying to regain the ... Full Story

BASH says “Thanks”

BASH says “Thanks”

Add New   The 2011 Berthoud BASH was a huge success raising over $100,000 for our Berthoud Schools. We would like to thank all our Donors and Volunteers for their efforts in making the BASH the fun night it was. With Special Thanks to our largest Business Donors Primary Donors Mountain View Orthodontics-Dr. Rick Beckwith DDS Best Buy Pickert Dairy LLC Woodley's Fine Furniture Rick & Christine Hiatt Berthoud Athletic Club/Executive Physical Therapy Scott ... Full Story

One Happy Moment

One Happy Moment

      By J. Scott Crossen March, 2011         It happened, again. This morning I began my usual semi-conscious wobble through the kitchen turning on the coffee maker, television, and plopping my butt on a chair at the table. While leaning on my elbows, rubbing my eyes and running my hands through my hair, my brain eventually caught up to the TV monologue: Murders, robberies, rapes, natural disasters, animal cruelty, and, of ... Full Story

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Alternatives to Violence (ATV) the local agency pledged to help victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence is pleased and honored to share three upcoming events. April is sexual assault awareness month, and Victims Rights Week. ATV is dedicated to offering information, resources, education and support for individuals/families/friends impacted by the violent Denim Day ~ is April 27, 2011, Wednesday “This day was created as a prevention and education campaign to bring awareness to one ... Full Story

Slices of Life: Countdown to royal love

Slices of Life: Countdown to royal love

  By: Jill Pertler   I don’t give a shilling about the Royal Wedding. There, I said it out loud and lightning didn’t strike me down. Bloody well thought it might. Perhaps such a lack of imperial interest warrants an apology. I am not intrigued, excited, anticipatory or enthralled. Am I the only one? I am not anti-royalty. I am sure I would consider Kate and William just smashing if we met up over a couple of pints or perchance a spot of tea. They’ll make a ... Full Story

10th Annual Thompson Crystal Apple Awards

10th Annual Thompson Crystal Apple Awards

Teachers honoring teachers, that is what the Thompson Education Association Crystal Apple Awards are all about. The award ceremony on Friday, April 22 honored Thompson School District teachers for excellence. Twenty-three teachers were nominated for the Crystal Apple Awards which were presented to three educators, one elementary, one middle school and one high school teacher. The nominations for the Crystal Apple Award come from other teachers at the school with input from students as well. ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is an alluring sight in dark southern skies and the constellation Dorado.   Hydrogen in the LMC Credit & Copyright: Marco Lorenzi (Star Echoes) Explanation: A satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is an alluring sight in dark southern skies and the constellation Dorado. A mere 180,000 light-years distant, the LMC is seen in amazing detail in this very deep 4 frame ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 26, Star-hop from Leo to the Coma

Sky Tonight—April 26, Star-hop from Leo to the Coma star cluster

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Our diagram shows the constellation Leo the Lion for about 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. tonight. At this time, the Lion will be due south and at his highest point in the sky. Two distinctive star patterns make the Lion easy to identify. Leo’s brightest star – the sparkling blue-white gem Regulus – dots a backward question mark of stars known as The Sickle. If you see a Lion in this pattern of stars, the Sickle ... Full Story

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