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Archive for May, 2011

Earl Albert Moore indicted on charges of arson

Earl Albert Moore indicted by federal grand jury on charges of arson of a building and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence DENVER – Earl Albert Moore, age 65, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury in Denver for arson and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office ... Full Story

Eagles Picks up 400th Win in Longest Game in Franchise

Eagles Picks up 400th Win in Longest Game in Franchise History

Eagles take 3-1 Series Lead in Conference Finals LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles took a 3-1 series lead in the best-of-seven Turner Conference Finals in what became an instant classic between rival teams. The game -- which turned into the longest in each franchise's history -- featured a goaltending duel rematch from Game 1 of the series that pitted Tim Boron against Kyle Jones. Adam Chorneyko scored the game-winning goal in the third overtime period to net the Eagles' 400th win in ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 6, Mercury at greatest morning

Sky Tonight—May 6, Mercury at greatest morning elongation May 7

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Mercury, the solar system’s innermost planet, reaches its greatest western elongation from the sun on Saturday, May 7. Because Mercury is farthest west of the sun at present, this world now rises into the morning sky before sunrise – but how much before depends on where you live on the globe. The farther north you live, the closer Mercury rises to sunrise. The farther south you live, the greater the ... Full Story

Fort Lupton man sentenced to 30 years to life for

GREELEY, Colo. – A Fort Lupton man, who was found guilty at trial of sexually assaulting his step-granddaughter, was sentenced this morning to 30 years to life for his crimes. On March 3, 2011, the defendant was found guilty of: • Sexual Assault on a Child by a person in a position of trust- victim under the age of 15 (F3) • Sexual Assault on a Child by a person in a position of trust as a pattern of abuse (SE) • Promotion of Obscenity to a Minor (F6) According to police reports, ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat — April, 2011

Berthoud Police Beat — April, 2011

  Berthoud Police Beat — April/May, 2011   Friday, April 1 Police came across an abandoned vehicle on Highway 56 near I-25 at 12:52 a.m. The vehicle appeared to be inoperative. The Joe to Go building was shot with paint balls sometime during the previous night. A large black dog was reported running loose near the Guaranty Bank but the officer was unable to locate the animal. Police received a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) report involving a red ... Full Story

Teacher Appreciation night at BOE meeting

Teacher Appreciation night at BOE meeting

It is teacher appreciation week in the Thompson School District and it was Teacher Appreciation night at the Thompson Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night. This recognition for teachers comes from students and plays to a packed house at the district headquarters. Each student had a rose to give to their teacher as Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Judy Skupa read quotes from the student's letters.         School: Berthoud High School Student’s Name: ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 5, Eta Aquarid meteor shower best

Sky Tonight—May 5, Eta Aquarid meteor shower best before dawn on May 6

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Photo courtesy of tonynetone’s photostream The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to produce the most meteors before dawn tomorrow (Friday, May 6). But – because these meteors have a relatively broad maximum – you can look for some Eta Aquarids before dawn on Saturday, too. Planets visible at dawn: Venus and possibly Mercury and Jupiter The Eta Aquarid meteors are strictly for night ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 4, Find Eta Aquarid meteor shower

Sky Tonight—May 4, Find Eta Aquarid meteor shower radiant before dawn May 5 and 6

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is now taking stage in the wee hours before dawn. It has expected to peak in the predawn sky on Friday morning – May 6, 2011 – in the dark hour before astronomical twilight. Don’t know when astronomical twilight begins in your sky? Find out with this handy custom sunrise sunset calendar. Under ideal conditions, this shower may produce up to 20 to 40 meteors per hour. ... Full Story

Bring the Kids to Carter Lake to Learn to Sail!

More boats! More kids! More fun!   This summer the Carter Lake Sailing Club, a long term partner with the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, will again provide three fun-filled weekends for 10-to-16-year-olds to sail on beautiful Carter Lake. Whether first time sailors or more advanced, they’ll have a blast sailing in “Sunfish” sailboats while working on improving skills. The goal of the Sailing Club is not only to introduce kids to a wonderful sport, but to ... Full Story

New Larimer County Recreation Map Available Everywhere

Recreating at your local parks and open spaces just got easier. The new Larimer County Department of Natural Resources Recreation Map is available. The Recreation Map includes all the Larimer County-managed recreation trails, camping areas, swimming areas, climbing spots, and other recreation opportunities. “The map was intended to be an all-encompassing recreation planning tool,”said Jeffrey Boring, Larimer County Resource Specialist and Map Project Manager. “We’ve got ... Full Story

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