Archive for November, 2011
The Moon Theater Company’s latest production “Dearly Departed,” opened last night to uproarious laughter. In a great bit of type casting, Tom Patterson has a non-speaking role as Bud, who quickly becomes the “Dearly Departed.” There will be a series of celebrity "dearly departing" guest Buds throughout the run of the show: Saturday, Nov. 5, Rick Padden; Sunday, Nov. 6, Don Kraus; Friday, Nov. 11, Leonard Sherman; Saturday, Nov. 12, Rev. Keith Watson; and Sunday, ... Full Story
LOVELAND, Colo. - The Ontario Reign defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-1, in the first of back-to-back games -- and the second of three in a row -- between the two teams. Ontario scored all four of its goals in the second period, riding the strong 20 minutes of play all the way to the win. Colorado took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission after getting a power-play goal from Riley Nelson at 13:01. Aaron Schneekloth got the primary assist on the play, but did most of the work to make the goal ... Full Story
Group seeks to keep help close to home By Lynda M. Nielsen Posted: 11/01/2011 11:06:23 PM MDT Alternatives to Violence (ATV) is in its 29th year of serving victims of crime in Southern Larimer County. October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Our small, but mighty agency has been very, very busy with a 36 percent increase in clients needing services and unfortunately a 35 percent decrease in donations. Domestic Violence Awareness Month ... Full Story
By Wim Laven Precedent There is an old adage for journalism: If it bleeds, it leads; we are reminded of this sentiment regularly. Earlier this year I wrote about our need to see Osama bin Laden’s body; the thirst for blood was alive and well after Muammar Gaddafi was killed as well. It is important to avoid such a reaction with the nonviolent Occupy Movement. Story On Tuesday Oct. 25, images of police in gas masks, armed with teargas, violently dispersing a crowd in Oakland California, ... Full Story
Last week a ferret visited the Berthoud Community Library's storytime. Children listened to stories about ferrets, learned about their weasel origins, and then met Elend, a live ferret. Nearly two dozen people were captivated by the furry visitor for almost an hour.
Sharp telescopic views of magnificent edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 3628 show a puffy galactic disk divided by dark dust lanes. The tantalizing scene puts many astronomers in mind of its popular moniker, The Hamburger Galaxy.Edge-on NGC 3628 Image Credit & Copyright: Stephen Leshin Explanation: Sharp telescopic views of magnificent edge-on spiral galaxy NGC 3628 show a puffy galactic disk divided by dark dust lanes. The tantalizing scene puts many astronomers in mind of its popular ... Full Story
Entrance to King Tut's tomb discovered British archaeologist Howard Carter and his workmen discover a step leading to the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. When Carter first arrived in Egypt in 1891, most of the ancient Egyptian tombs had been discovered, though the little-known King Tutankhamen, who had died when he was 18, was still unaccounted for. After World War I, Carter began an intensive search for "King Tut's Tomb," finally finding steps to the burial room ... Full Story
Late father continues to inspire CSU kick returner Good follows dad's advice, stays on feet By Nick Frank Athletic Media Relations If you're not on your feet to catch it, it will go right past you. Growing up, that's what Derek Good's dad, Matthew, told him repeatedly. Initially, Derek thought that advice meant that he needed to be on his feet to catch a pass, or else of course, it would go right past him. Like a lot of children that look up to their parents, Derek took ... Full Story
I’ll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one.
Perry’s Dubious Tax Promise In his speech unveiling his proposed “flat tax” overhaul of the tax system, Rick Perry promised that “taxes will be cut across all income groups in America.” But a newly released analysis of his plan by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center concluded that many lower-income persons and families would see their taxes go up. In his Oct. 25 “Cut, Balance, Grow” speech, Perry said a beefed up standard deduction assured ... Full Story