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Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org One of my favorite constellations, little squarish Corvus the Crow, can be found in the south after sunset at this time of year. It is not far from the bright star Spica. You will recognize Corvus for being near this star and for its boxy shape. Corvus is small and compact, and so it is an easy constellation to pick out in the sky. In Greek mythology, Corvus was seen as the cupbearer to Apollo, god of the sun. In ancient ... Full Story
Charles L. "Chuck" Pennell (February 15, 1945 - May 4, 2010) Charles “Chuck” L. Pennell of Loveland died peacefully at his home on May 4, 2010 surrounded by his family. Chuck was born on February 15, 1945 in Durango, Colorado as the youngest child of Lee and Bessie Pennell. Chuck grew up on the family farm in Ignacio, Colorado. He attended Ignacio High School where he played on Colorado state finalist basketball and football teams and was active in various clubs and ... Full Story
May 3 to May 7 is Teacher Appreciation Week. The Thompson School District has several events that show teacher appreciation. Last week, the Thompson Education Association’s Crystal Apple Awards recognized some of the district’s outstanding teachers as nominated by their colleagues in the profession. This week, at the Board of Education meeting, students had the opportunity to name teachers they appreciated. Students were encouraged to write about a teacher and on Wednesday evening they ... Full Story
Thursday, April 1 April Fool’s day was relatively calm as police received two BOLO reports, made three assists and made one traffic stop. The traffic stop was at Seventh Street and Bunyan Avenue and the driver was give a verbal warning. Friday, April 2 A driver stopped by police at 3 a.m. was give a verbal warning. The 4 a.m. barking dog in the 500 block of Sixth Street resulted in a written warning for its owners. There are no suspects in the case of the slashed tires ... Full Story
Beautiful Spring Hanging Baskets and Colorful Bowls Just in time for Mother’s Day and Senior Graduation Parties! 10” flowering hanging baskets or color bowls $23.00 each or 3 / $60.00 Place your order today! Contact: Jennifer Stewart at (970) 532-1001 or firstname.lastname@example.org Kathleen Henning at (970)-532-5566 or email@example.com Benefits the BHS Odyssey of the Mind team’s trip ... Full Story
By: Kathy Roth Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Growing your own vegetables allows you to truly understand what “fresh” means. Even if you have a small garden area, or plant your veggies in containers (like I did on my apartment balcony back in the ‘80s), you can reap the rewards of homegrown produce. Growing vegetables in Colorado necessitates understanding that we have challenges—temperature swings, cold spring winds, a short growing season, ... Full Story
Twenty-seven, the number of rings you would find in the tree planted the first year Berthoud was listed among Tree City, USA Communities, one ring for every year. That heritage continues with Saturday’s planting done by Berthoud’s Tree Board at three locations around town. Tree Board members; John Goreski, Pat and June Macarelli, arborist, Shiloh Hatcher, and Director of Parks and Recreation, Jeremy Olinger, were hard at work preparing the selected trees to flourish in their new ... Full Story
An airplane crash in Southern Indiana on Sunday took the lives of David and Elizabeth Schump of Windsor. The couple is the brother and sister-in-law of James Schump of rural Berthoud. There are no details at this time. A short article is on the Channel 4 Website.