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Archive for December 10, 2011

On This Day: December 11, 1941

On This Day: December 11, 1941

  Germany declares war on the United States On this day, Adolf Hitler declares war on the United States, bringing America, which had been neutral, into the European conflict. The bombing of Pearl Harbor surprised even Germany. Although Hitler had made an oral agreement with his Axis partner Japan that Germany would join a war against the United States, he was uncertain as to how the war would be engaged. Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor answered that question. On December 8, ... Full Story

Ulanski Hat Trick Paces Eagles in 5-1 Win Over Idaho

  BOISE, Idaho - A short-benched Colorado Eagles team defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 5-1, behind the strength of a Kevin Ulanski hat trick.  The match-up was the third in four days between the two teams.  Kyle Jones saw his first action of the series, and reversed his less than stellar numbers against the Steelheads this season by stopping 32 of 22 shots. Ulanski staked the Eagles out to a 2-0 lead in the first 12:42 of the opening period.  The veteran forward notched his ... Full Story

Congress repeals the Bill of Rights

Congress repeals the Bill of Rights

    Editorial Opinion Are you a terrorist? The answer might surprise you. Why is this important? The U.S. Senate recently passed the Defense Authorization Bill with a little discussed amendment that effectively destroys the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth amendments, effectively gutting the Bill of Rights. See “Constitution of the United States, Bill of Rights."This was all done in the name of combating terrorists, but applies to everyone, to anyone whom the ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

The cosmic brush of star formation composed this alluring mix of dust and dark nebulae. Cataloged as Sh2-239 and LDN 1551, the region lies near the southern end of the Taurus molecular cloud complex some 450 light-years distant. Stretching for nearly 3 light-years, the canvas abounds with signs of embedded young stellar objects driving dynamic outflows into the surrounding mediumSh2-239: Celestial Impasto  Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, University of ... Full Story

Animals through the artist’s eye

Animals through the artist’s eye

    From the Centennial Citizen Animals through the artist’s eye By Sonya Ellingboe The international Society of Animal Artists is in its 51st year and has grown from the original nine members to about 500, who reside in the United States, Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia and Japan. The worldwide membership results in a fascinating mix of animal images, both familiar and exotic, rendered in traditional oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, crystal, ... Full Story

On This Day: December 10, 1869

On This Day: December 10, 1869

Wyoming grants women the vote Motivated more by interest in free publicity than a commitment to gender equality, Wyoming territorial legislators pass a bill that is signed into law granting women the right to vote. Western states led the nation in approving women's suffrage, but some of them had rather unsavory motives. Though some men recognized the important role women played in frontier settlement, others voted for women's suffrage only to bolster the strength of conservative voting ... Full Story

Thriller As Spartans Slay Roughriders

Thriller As Spartans Slay Roughriders

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Roosevelt 58-55 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud Spartans are grateful that high school basketball games run for only 32 minutes; if games lasted any longer the Spartans could very well have emerged from Friday night’s contest with Roosevelt as the losing team rather than the winning one. The Spartans were able to hold off a fourth period rally by the visiting Roughriders to win the non-league contest by 58-55 final ... Full Story

Eagles Net Point in Shootout Loss to Steelheads

  BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Steelheads defeated the Colorado Eagles, 5-4, in a shootout as the teams met for the second time in this week's three-game set. Playing with just 14 skaters again, the Eagles fell behind 2-0 early -- again -- before coming back to force overtime and earn a point in the shootout loss. For the second game in a row, the Eagles spotted the Steelheads an early 2-0 lead at the CenturyLink Arena, but this time they couldn't tie things up prior to the first ... Full Story

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