Archive for May, 2011
WELD COUNTY, Colo. – This month, the Weld County 150th Anniversary web site takes a look at the history of transportation in Weld County. From the surveyors who crossed the county on foot, measuring the West 66 feet at a time, to the railroads that linked Weld County to the rest of the state and the country, our county’s transportation history is interesting and unique. Leon Sievers, a professional land surveyor for the county, explains how the West, including Weld County, was ... Full Story
The Bridge-Between show choir will hold the finale concert of the year on Friday, May 13 in the BHS auditorium at 7:00 p.m. This free concert features performances by The Bridge-Between show choir and we will also honor the talented seniors - Marie Allison, Katie Kouns and Amelia Rael.
Stars, like bees, swarm around the center of bright globular cluster M15. This ball of over 100,000 stars is a relic from the early years of our Galaxy, and continues to orbit the Milky Way's center. Globular Cluster M15 from Hubble Credit: ESA, Hubble, NASA Explanation: Stars, like bees, swarm around the center of bright globular cluster M15. This ball of over 100,000 stars is a relic from the early years of our Galaxy, and continues to orbit the Milky Way's ... Full Story
Berthoud Town Board to Conduct a Community Dialogue Fort Collins, Colorado— The Berthoud Town Board and the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) will be holding a Community Dialogue in conjunction with the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update. The discussion will be during the Town Board study session meeting: Community Dialogue Berthoud Town Board Study Session Meeting 328 Massachusetts Ave May 17, 2011 - 7:00pm The discussion will begin with a ... Full Story
Denver Channel 7 is honoring World War II veteran Bill Dye as an “Every Day Hero” Dye is being recognized for: His service aboard the aircraft carrier Lexington in the Battle of the Coral Sea. His dedication to the memory of Pearl Harbor and all who serve our country in WW II. His ongoing care of the Police Officers Flood Memorial in the Big Thompson Canyon and his care of South Highway 7 for the Adopt a Highway. At 86 years of age, Dye keeps a busy schedule. The ... Full Story
Friday evening was full of activity at Berthoud High School. It was an evening of art and entertainment with something for everyone. Some of the students were also very busy with several appearing in more than one show. The gymnasium was the showcase for visual arts while both stages were in use for the music and dramatic arts. The visual arts included all types of two and three-dimensional exhibits covering the walls and floor of the gymnasium. Note: Many of the photos can ... Full Story
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Rapid City Rush defeated the Colorado Eagles, 3-2, in Game 5 of the Turner Conference Finals with the possible assistance of a controversial non-goal call. The win kept the defending CHL champs' season alive, forcing a Game 6 back in Colorado on Monday night. The Eagles lead the best-of-seven series three-games-to-two. Scott Wray picked up the only goal of the first period at 17:47. On the play, Wray sent the puck from behind the net to Josh Beaulieu in the ... Full Story
Lakewood man charged with embezzlement from employee benefit plan DENVER – Mark F. Bishop, a 48 year old Lakewood man, made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Denver on Tuesday (May 3, 2011), where U.S. Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer advised him of the pending charges, and the penalties associated with those charges. Bishop was also arraigned, where he entered the pro-forma not guilty plea. Bishop was indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver on April 18, 2011. He faces ... Full Story
By: Jill Pertler I was all set to write this week’s column about hairballs. You, know, the gut-wrenching bane of fastidiously clean cats. I came up with the topic out of guilt. I should have written about it last week, but the royal hullabaloo distracted me and I missed National Hairball Awareness Day – a blip on the calendar I think we all agree is worthy of our attention. Even if you are not a cat. So I figured hairballs would get their time in the spotlight this week. Then ... Full Story
Tomorrow, May 8, will mark the eighth anniversary of the horrible accident that took Todd and Robbie's life and left Patty from the animal hospital with permanent injury. In their honor, I am asking people to think and not Drink and Drive. Thank you. Joe Coons.