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Friday, September 22, 2017

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Earthsky Tonight — Earthsky Tonight

Earthsky Tonight — Earthsky Tonight

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the waxing gibbous moon shines in front of the constellation Gemini, and is flanked by two beautiful stars. To the north of the moon is Capella, the beacon star in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. To the moon’s south you will find Procyon, the brightest light in the constellation Canis Minor the Little Dog. When you look at the moon at the same time each day, the moon appears to be farther east of where it ... Full Story

Odyssey of the Mind for Second Grade

Odyssey of the Mind for Second Grade

Berthoud Elementary School fielded two teams in Saturdays Odyssey of the Mind Long’s Peak Tournament at Berthoud High School. Odyssey is an international educational program that provides creative problem solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. The kindergarten through second grade students participates in the non-competitive Primary category. All primary teams use the same problem to create their skits and all students receive a medal for participation. ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight — March 6, 2010: Last quarter moon

Earthsky Tonight — March 6, 2010: Last quarter moon near red star Antares

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org If you are an early riser, look out a south-facing window on the morning of March 7 (Sunday) to see a lovely last quarter moon in front of the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. The reddish star near the moon is Antares, considered the Scorpion’s ruby Heart. Antares is a red supergiant star, located roughly opposite in the sky to another famous red supergiant star, Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion the Hunter. Both ... Full Story

Fire Beat: February 2010

Fire Beat: February 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Reports- February, 2010 Updated March 2 Monday, Feb. 1 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Megan Way. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call for injury from an assault at Berthoud High School. BFPD dive rescue team responded to a call for two dogs found in the lake near the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. A responsible party rescued one dog before the dive team’s arrival. The BFPD dive team searched the area, ... Full Story

Doug Nichols—scientist, colleague, mentor, friend

By Gary Wamsley The Recorder Online Several of us from Berthoud braved the slick streets and Denver traffic to pay our respects to friend and neighbor, Doug Nichols. For the celebration of his life, we joined his family, other friends and colleagues in the Ricketson Auditorium  at the Denver Museum of Science and Nature. They came from afar to honor a man who obviously meant so much to them. The collaborators on his most recent research project came from Japan and Europe to pay their ... Full Story

Fire Beat: January 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for January 2010 Friday, Jan. 1, 2010 BFPD responded to a propane leak in a structure on So. County Road 31. The resident owner was not on scene. The fire crew searched the property and determined there were no hazards present. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 BFPD assisted with a medical call for a patient having chest pains on Fourth St. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2009 BFPD responded to Highway 287 for a reported outside fire in the Riverglen area.  After ... Full Story

Former Recorder columnist Doug Nichols passes away

We were saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Doug Nicols passed away this afternoon. Doug had taken a fall in December and suffered a broken leg. He seemed to be recovering when he suddenly lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital where he remained in a coma until today. The preliminary report indicates a blood clot in the brain. Nichols was a retired micropaleontologist who volunteered at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and wrote the column "Our Natural World" for ... Full Story

Berthoud High School 2010 Semester 1 Honor Roll

Berthoud High School 2010 Semester 1 Honor Roll 4.0 And Above Grade  9 Sarah Brickey, Mimi Garcia, Hannah Haggas, Richard Lawler, Alexandra Liebman, Lindsey Loberg, Megan Loberg, Aja Mattise Lorenzen, Stefani Messick, Tucker Skoric, Sierra Stippich, Morgan Thonhoff, Nathaniel Ver Steeg, Kellie Ward Grade 10 Britney Berens, Daniel Bosnich, Dillon Fagler, Nicholas Fleegal, Maddison Funk, NataLee Hawkins, Lindsey Pott, Luke Read, Dalton Sannes, Lucille Skrobacz, ... Full Story

Berthoud Royalty

Berthoud Royalty

Berthoud’s own Marie Andrade Allison has begun her year as the 2010 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo’s Lady- in-Waiting in earnest this week at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo. Crowned this past September, Marie will serve one year as the Lady in Waiting, followed by a year as the 2011 Boulder County Fair and Rodeo Queen. Counties throughout the state have Royalty programs, through which these young, talented women serve as ambassadors for each county’s Fair and ... Full Story

Show Choir Showcase a great success

Show Choir Showcase a great success

The Fourth Annual Show Choir Showcase was indeed a showcase of talent and judging by the number of people attending, a great success. There was no shortage of Choirs and the audience that packed Berthoud High School Commons was treated to over an hour and a half of musical entertainment. The show started off with the Kids in Red, elementary students who attend a two-day workshop with members of the Bridge-Between Show Choir. The 39 kids who attended this year’s work shop went through ... Full Story

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