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Sky Tonight—April 21, Lyrid meteors fly in

Sky Tonight—April 21, Lyrid meteors fly in moonlight, Venus shines

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org     Photo credit from Computer Science Geek’s photostream The 2011 Lyrid meteor shower will pepper the night tonight between late night and dawn (April 21/22). However, the more likely peak night will be tomorrow (April 22/23), from late night Friday until dawn Saturday. However, you may see nearly the same number of meteors tonight. However, these meteors will be flying in the ... Full Story

Philo Grommon Benefit

Philo Grommon Benefit

Philo Grommon, a freshman of Johnstown Colorado became victim of a violent physical assault that would forever change his life and lives’ of those that love him dearly. On December 1st 2010, Philo was unexpectedly attacked by another student while attending his local high school. During the attack he endured a severe blow to the head causing a traumatic brain injury. Stripped of what was once a normal teenage life, he now suffers from a neurological motor tic disorder, severe memory loss, ... Full Story

Knight of Caring and Sharing (Cancelled)

The Loveland Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a “Knight of Caring and Sharing” to benefit Edelwina and Steven Leschinsky of the Johnstown Parish Community. Tickets are $7.00 per person (children under 10 free) Menu Chicken and Beef Fajitas; to be held at the Senior Center, 101 S Charlotte, Johnstown on April 29, 2011 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. There will be a Silent Auction and door prizes. Some of the Auction items are: an I-Pad, a complete bathroom ensemble, including towels, etc; a framed ... Full Story

Fort Collins stabbing

April 20, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the Timber Ridge North trailer park at 3717 South Taft Hill Road at approximately 4:30 a.m. this morning on the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, deputies found a 20-year-old man who had been stabbed under his right shoulder blade. Travis Bothe, DOB: 12/27/90, of Fort Collins, was arrested on suspicion of Second Degree Assault, a class four felony.  Bothe was cooperative with investigators. According to ... Full Story

Obituary: Doris E Keep

Obituary: Doris E Keep

  Doris E. Keep, 91, of Berthoud, passed away quietly Friday, April 14, 2011. She was preceded in death by husband, Clarence and brother, Ivan Clark. She is survived by sister, Patricia Kitchen; sons, Larry, Garry (Sue), Barry (Denise); loving family members, Tammy and Brandi as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visitation, Thursday April 21, 2-3 p.m.; service at 3 p.m. followed by committal at Olinger Crown Hill Cemetery, W 29th Street and ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

The GRB 110328A Symphony Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Fruchter (STScI) Explanation: A symphony of planet-wide observations began abruptly on March 28 when the Earth-orbiting Swift satellite detected a burst of high-frequency gamma-rays from GRB 110328A. When the same source flared again after a45 minute pause it was clear this event was not a typical gamma-ray burst. Twelve hours after the initial fanfare astronomers using the 2.5-meter Nordic Optical Telescope chimed in with a ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 20, Vega marks radiant point of

Sky Tonight—April 20, Vega marks radiant point of April’s Lyrid meteor shower

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org   The 2011 Lyrid meteor shower is now picking up steam in the light of the waning gibbous moon. We hear from people all the time who see marvelous meteors in the light of the moon. Still, a dark sky is best for meteor showers, and the moon will drown all but the brightest Lyrid meteors from view this year. Understanding moon phases This shower is expected to produce the most meteors before ... Full Story

Slices of Life – Now Hiring

Slices of Life – Now Hiring

By: Jill Pertler Help wanted: Must be available nights, weekends, legal holidays, as well as any and all odd hours on days ending with the letter Y. Early morning work slots expected and required. Vacation not guaranteed. Sick time unavailable. Both male and female applicants are encouraged to apply. Terms of employment: Tenure of position will be measured in 18-year increments, renewable without prior notice or approval. Job duties and responsibilities may double or triple (or ... Full Story

Special Teams Help Mavs Live to Play Another Day

Mavs win 4-3   INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Missouri Mavericks, facing elimination from the Ray Miron Presidents' Cup playoffs, defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-3, in Game 3 of their Turner Conference Semifinals series. The Mavs went 2-for-3 on the power play and held Colorado 0-3 on their own man-advantage chances to force a fourth game in the best-of-five series. Missouri jumped out to a 2-0 lead with a pair of power-play goals in the first 12:19 of the opening period, finally getting ... Full Story

Days Inn Drama ends peacefully

Days Inn Drama ends peacefully

  A one and one-half hour negotiation with an armed subject barricaded in a room at the Days Inn ended peacefully shortly after noon today.  Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the Days Inn at 3625 East Mulberry Street in Fort Collins at approximately 10:18 this morning on the report of a distraught man with a gun. The 911 call came from a third party who was in contact with the man via phone. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office Negotiations team was called in to ... Full Story

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