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Archive for November 10, 2011

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

Friday November 18, 2011,  7 – 11 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School Park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org The guest speakers, Chief Sam Moves Camp and Jim Tolstrup, will present “Lakota Star Knowledge.” As part of this talk, a brief ceremony, which may include Lakota singers, will be held to formally consecrate the new Lakota Native American Indian constellation wall in the warm room at ... Full Story

On This Day, November 11, 1918

On This Day, November 11, 1918

World War I ends At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiégne, France. The First World War left nine million soldiers dead and 21 million wounded, with Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, France, and Great Britain each losing nearly a million or more lives. In addition, at least ... Full Story

How the GOP Became the Party of the Rich

How the GOP Became the Party of the Rich

          The inside story of how the Republicans abandoned the poor and the middle class to pursue their relentless agenda of tax cuts for the wealthiest one percent   By Tim Dickinson November 9, 2011 7:00 AM ET The nation is still recovering from a crushing recession that sent unemployment hovering above nine percent for two straight years. The president, mindful of soaring deficits, is pushing bold action to shore up the nation's ... Full Story

Obituary: Judy R Wallon

Obituary: Judy R Wallon

    JUDY R. WALLON March 6, 1939  ~ November 9, 2011 Judy Rae Wallon went to be with her Lord Jesus on November 9, 2011.   Judy was born March 6, 1939 in Denver, Colorado to William B. and Florence M. (Feagens) Applegate. On June 7,1958 she married Duane Wallon in Castle Rock, Colo. She was a faithful wife, mother and grandmother who loved people and always wanted to help others. Judy was a homemaker and was devoted to God and her family.  She was a member of the ... Full Story

Why Are Penn State And Nebraska Playing On Saturday?

Why Are Penn State And Nebraska Playing On Saturday?

      By Mike Moran     It is becoming the question that I keep asking myself, repeatedly. Why are Penn State and Nebraska going to play a college football game on Saturday? The more I ponder the question, the more reasons I find to question the contest, as unpopular as the concept of cancellation may seem to most. As I watched the chaos unfold last night in State College after the announcement by the Trustees of Penn State that coach Joe ... Full Story

On This Day, November 10, 1775

On This Day, November 10, 1775

  Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress passes a resolution stating that "two Battalions of Marines be raised" for service as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. The resolution, drafted by future U.S. president John Adams and adopted in Philadelphia, created the Continental Marines and is now observed as the birth date of the United States Marine Corps. Serving on land and at sea, the original U.S. Marines ... Full Story

Grizzlies over Eagles, 2-1

Grizzlies over Eagles, 2-1

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Western Conference-leading Utah Grizzlies improved to 8-2-0 with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Eagles at the Budweiser Events Center on Military Appreciation Night. Andrew Engelage stopped 32 of 33 shots and the Grizzlies' highly-ranked penalty kill improved statistically by stifling nine of 10 Eagles opportunities. The teams played a fairly even first period with the only goal coming at 7:50 when Andrew Favot put home a Riley Emmerson rebound to give the ... Full Story

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