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Friday, August 1, 2014

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EarthSky Tonight-October 11, Antares is bright star

EarthSky Tonight-October 11,  Antares is bright star near moon in early evening

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org See Comet Hartley 2 from early to mid October 2010 The bright star near the moon on October 11 is Antares, Heart of the Scorpion in the constellation Scorpius. It is a red star, but you might not see its reddish color against the fading colors of twilight. Our chart shows the moon and Antares shortly after sunset, when they are low in the southwest. They will set not far behind the sun. North American viewers will see ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Board: October 12 agenda

Berthoud Town Board: October 12 agenda

EarthSky Tonight— October 8, Close-up on

EarthSky Tonight— October 8, Close-up on constellation Auriga the Charioteer

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Here’s a close-up look at the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. Its brightest star is called Capella. This constellation and its brightest star are easy to identify in the northeast by mid to late evening. If you don’t see them, try looking a bit later at night – especially if you live in the southern U.S. If you’re unsure whether you’ve identified Capella, you can always look nearby for a small triangle of ... Full Story

Damaged artwork removed from Loveland Museum

Damaged artwork removed from Loveland Museum

Update as of 12:50 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 7, 2010 The controversial artwork that was destroyed yesterday by a Montana woman is no longer on display at the Loveland Museum/Gallery.  The remaining portions of the piece were removed by police shortly after the incident and are being kept as evidence. The multi-panel artwork, The Misadventures of Romantic Cannibals by Enrique Chagoya, that was destroyed was a print, not the original.  The print will not be ... Full Story

“Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway”

“Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway”

Larimer County— Today, October 7, Colorado Senator Kevin Lundberg joined the family of Justin Bauer to designate a five-mile portion of State Highway (SH) 56 between I-25 and US 287 as the “Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway.” The designation comes months after the Colorado Legislature passed a resolution to honor Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer of Berthoud, Colorado. Staff Sergeant Bauer lost his life on January 10, 2009 when an improvised explosive ... Full Story

Woman attacks art work at Loveland Museum

  Museum Incident Oct. 6, 2010 Update as of 5 p. m., Oct. 6, 2010 A woman is in custody as a result of an incident at the Loveland Museum/Gallery at approximately 4 p. m., Oct. 6, 2010 in relation to the current controversy over a work of art in a museum display. Loveland police are on the scene. According to reports, a woman allegedly came into the museum and stood in front of the controversial image. Using a crowbar or similar tool, she then broke the glass that protected the ... Full Story

Memorial Honoring Justin Bauer

Memorial Honoring Justin Bauer

Republicans in the Colorado State Senate issued the following news release: This Thursday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. Highway 56 from I-25 to Highway 287 will be renamed "Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway" after the fallen soldier from Berthoud. Bauer's memorial was sponsored by State Senator Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, State Representative B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, and State Representative John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins. "Justin was an excellent soldier, and we will never be ... Full Story

Commissioners: “Resolution Opposing 60, 61 and

Commissioners: “Resolution Opposing 60, 61 and  101”

At today's Administrative Matters meeting, the Larimer County Commissioners, all Republicans, joined a long list of legislators who have passed a resolution opposing Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101. Most, if not all cities and towns, special districts and civic organization in Larimer County have expressed their opposition to these ballot proposals. Only State Senator Kevin Lundberg of Berthoud has come out in favor of these proposals, showing that he is out of step with, not ... Full Story

John Erickson honored for service to Berthoud Fire

John Erickson honored for service to Berthoud Fire Protection District

The Special District Association of Colorado (SDA) recently awarded its Board Member of the Year to John Erickson for his service to the Berthoud Fire Protection District. The SDA awards several Distinguished Board Member Awards each year, but only one board member is chosen to receive the Board Member of the Year Award. This year that honor went to Erickson. Berthoud Fire Chief Steve Charles had this to say about Erickson’s award, “There are 1,600 special districts in Colorado; it ... Full Story

High School Band Car Wash fundraiser

    The Berthoud High School Band  Car Wash fundraiser Wednesday,  October 6 3  p.m. to 6 p.m. At the Colorado Rapid Car Wash on the west end of Berthoud. A great opportunity to get your car clean for Homecoming and support the BHS Band!  

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