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Archive for May, 2011

High inflation reaches a new low

By  Rev. James L. Snyder I am not usually given to protesting much of anything these days. "Live and let live," is the motto I go by and up until now, it has served me rather well and I have no complaints. I must confess, however, that recently I have been challenged in this area of my life. I have tried to keep my cool and have succeeded to a minimal success. I know one of these days I am going to turn into Popeye where he says, "That's all I can stands, I can't stands n'more?" Then, ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 14, Bright star near moon is Spica

Sky Tonight—May 14, Bright star near moon is Spica

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The waxing gibbous moon glides past the star Spica in the constellation Virgo this evening. It passes relatively close to Spica for a day or two each month that Spica is visible in our night sky. It does the same with other bright stars such as Regulus in the constellation Leo, Antares in the constellation Scorpius and Aldebaran in the constellation Taurus. But have you ever heard of the moon near Polaris ... Full Story

Eagles Clinch First Game in Quest for

Eagles Clinch First Game in Quest for Presidents’ Cup

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles took Game 1 of the Central Hockey League's Ray Miron Presidents' Cup Finals with a 3-2 overtime win against the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs. It was another tight playoff game between the two teams, marking the fifth of fourteen all-time meetings to go into overtime (35.7%) and the 11th of those contests decided by just a single goal (78.6%). Although the Eagles held the edge in possession time during the first period, they trailed the Mudbugs in shots ... Full Story

Spartan Girls win Patriot League track championship

Loveland Reporter Herald BHS girls win league championship By Brian Howell | KERSEY — Berthoud High School track and field coach Colby Schultz didn’t know the last time the Spartans won a league title. ... Read More

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

The beautiful Trifid Nebula is a cosmic study in colorful contrasts. Also known as M20, it lies about 5,000 light-years away toward the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius. A star forming region in the plane of our galaxy A Beautiful Trifid Image Credit & Copyright: R Jay Gabany Explanation: The beautiful Trifid Nebula is a cosmic study in colorful contrasts. Also known as M20, it lies about 5,000 light-years away toward the nebula rich constellation Sagittarius. A ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 13, Moon near golden Saturn

Sky Tonight—May 13, Moon near golden Saturn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org You’ll find the moon in a waxing gibbous phase this evening – more than half lighted but less than full – in the sky from sunset until after midnight. Tonight’s moon will be visible near a bright object in our sky. It is not a star, but a planet – Saturn, planet of the rings. Given clear skies, almost everyone around the world can see the moon and Saturn near each other this evening. Earth ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls knocked out in first round

The Berthoud Girls Soccer team was eliminated from the playoffs by Alexander Dawson. The Mustangs were  seeded #14 and defeated the #19 Spartans by a score of 7 -0. Dawson scored 4 goals in the first half and added 3 more in the second period while holding Berthoud scoreless. Loveland Reporter-Herald BHS soccer team falls in first round In Alexander Dawson High School, Berthoud ran into something they haven’t seen on the soccer pitch this year. ... Read More

Larimer County Commissioners: May 17

  Administrative Matters May 17, 2011 9:00 AM to 10:50 AM Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins   Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Continue with Agenda at 9:00 am Agenda *Public Comment   9:00-9:05 AM Approval of Minutes for the Week of May 9.   9:05-9:08 AM Review of the Schedule for the Week of May ... Full Story

Summer Camp with a Cooperative Twist

Summer Camp with a Cooperative Twist

Summer Camp is not just a luxury for wealthy suburban families. For more than 70 years, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union has offered a camp program that is affordable, educational, and fun. The RMFU Cooperative Leadership Camps are held at the beginning of June in Bailey, Colorado, at the National Farmers Union Educational Center. Each year the camp curriculum covers a topic important to rural families. The campers come from all over the state, from inner city and 'burbs to little towns on ... Full Story

Water, jobs and the economy: business leaders to rally

Water, jobs and the economy: business leaders to rally for NISP

LOVELAND – Colorado business leaders, chamber members, residents and public officials will gather May 19 to show their support for the Northern Integrated Supply Project. The Business Rally for NISP will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex at The Ranch in Loveland. U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner will be the keynote speaker at the event. The program will also include business owners, mayors from participating NISP communities, county ... Full Story

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