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Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Bright object in south on December evening? it’s the planet Jupiter In the west shortly after sunset around now, you will find a famous asterism – a noticeable pattern of stars, not a constellation – known as the Summer Triangle. The Triangle consists of three bright stars in three different constellations. They are Vega in the constellation Lyra the Harp, Deneb in the constellation Cygnus the Swan, and ... Full Story
During the month of January, the elementary schools in Berthoud will be conducting information nights for parents and prospective parents to learn about the programs and instruction offered at the schools. Information night at Ivy Stockwell Elementary is Monday, January 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm and at Information night at Berthoud Elementary is Wednesday, January 19 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Discussion wil cover academic programming, curriculum, specialized programs, programs for students with ... Full Story
Bacteria that caused meningococcal illness of CSU student in December matches outbreak strain Fort Collins, CO -- The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment today reported that the bacteria that caused invasive meningococcal disease in a CSU student in early December match the organisms that caused other cases in Northern Colorado over the last 8 months. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s lab has confirmed that the bacteria that caused the recent ... Full Story
SH 14 over Cameron Pass remains closed following an avalanche that occurred last night around 8 p.m. Currently, it is snowing heavily and visibility is poor. Due to the large amount of snow and the potential for additional snow slides, crews cannot clean up the current slide or assess avalanche risk in the area. CDOT is working closely with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center who will wait 24 hours after it stops snowing to assess the avalanche risk and decide if mitigation is ... Full Story
Thompson School District is celebrating its 50th year as a reorganized school district with a free celebration scheduled for Jan. 14 from 6-8 p.m. in Roberta Price Auditorium at Thompson Valley High School. In preparation for the event, the district is seeking some unusual/interesting stories from former students or teachers to share about life in the district 50 years ago. It could be about clubs and activities, culture, classes or other aspects about school that are different from ... Full Story
Larimer County, Colorado—Beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, December 20, vehicles bringing trash to the Larimer County Landfill will be routed over one of two new incoming scales at the previous gatehouse sites. Customers will exit over another scale to be weighed out as they leave the landfill. Cubic yard rates will continue to be charged once the scales are open. Additional construction will occur as gate arms, directional signs and other final details are completed. Installation of new ... Full Story
A gift of life: Berthoud man to be featured in Rose Parade By Magdalena Wegrzyn © 2010 Longmont Times-Call Lamirato, a 2007 Berthoud High School graduate and organ donor, will be honored with a floragraph — a memorial portrait crafted from floral and organic materials — at the 122nd Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day.
Kindergarten teacher Millie McCloy was taken by surprise Thursday morning when she was recognized with the Champions Excellence In Education Award. Champions’ area manager, Stephanie Roberts, used the occasion of the Berthoud Elementary teachers’ breakfast to make the presentation. McCloy teaches kindergarten classes at the school, but is employed by Champions®, an organization that provides extended learning experiences. McCloy provides the extra half-day of kindergarten teaching that ... Full Story
The University of Northern Colorado hosted its fall graduation ceremonies Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11, at Butler-Hancock Hall. Approximately 175 candidates received their master’s, doctoral and specialist degrees in the Graduate School ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, December 10. The featured speaker was UNC professor emerita of Psychological Sciences and author Jeanne Ellis Ormrod. Ormand taught at UNC for 22 years between 1976 and 1998, and has authored several popular textbooks. Her ... Full Story
The Thompson School District Accountability Advisory Committee which monitors school effectiveness plans and the district's accountability process will meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 14th at the Administration Building in the Boardroom, 800 South Taft Avenue, Loveland. The public is invited.