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Friday, October 24, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Earthsky Tonight — April 16, Moon between Venus and

Earthsky Tonight — April 16,  Moon between Venus and Pleiades

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Our sky chart shows the western sky for early evening. The slender waxing crescent moon sits between the blazing planet Venus and the Pleiades star cluster. To the moon’s upper left shines the ruddy star Aldebaran, the brightest in the constellation Taurus the Bull. You should have little trouble spotting Venus, the third brightest celestial object to light up the heavens, after the sun and the moon. However, you might ... Full Story

9Health Fair a hit

9Health Fair a hit

By Claudia Todd-Young Approximately 400 people received free and low-cost health screenings this past Saturday at the 9Health Fair at Berthoud High School. While it doesn’t take a village to provide these services, it does take volunteers from throughout northern Colorado. Over 75 volunteers made this year’s 9Health Fair a reality for those 400 people. This year was the first time the Berthoud 9Health Fair site was able to offer a chauffeured golf-cart ride to the ... Full Story

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey

Turner Middle School places third at state Odyssey competition

The Turner Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team missed the Long's Peak Turnament at Berthoud High School, but managed to qualify for the state level by attending another district's competition. The team of Nicole Silvers, Charles Walkes, Olivia Conde and Olivia Eppler is coached by Barry Eppler. They chose to do he Nature Trail'r long term problem. This NASA sponsored problem requires a human powered vehicle and a camper along with a trail to traverse. The problem has several characters and ... Full Story

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, 16 April from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website www.starkids.org) Our guest speaker for Friday April 16, 2010 will be former astronaut Joseph “Joe” Tanner. The title of his talk will be “Exploration.” Joe Tanner grew up in Danville, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois where he graduated in 1973 with ... Full Story

Berthoud Town Board, Agenda April 13 2010

Did Magnetar create the mortgage crisis?

Did Magnetar create the mortgage crisis?

Intro by Gary Wamsley Mortgage bankers recently testified before the US Congress that no one saw the impending crisis in sub-prime mortgages and the financial crisis that ensued. That is pretty hard to believe. Either the top financial experts in this country are incredibly stupid or they are lying. Take your pick. There were people who saw it coming, and perhaps even created the crisis and made hundreds of millions of dollars at what turns out to be taxpayer expense. Two reporters for ... Full Story

Ramp From Crossroads Boulevard to southbound I-25 to

Ramp From Crossroads Boulevard to southbound I-25 to close next week

LOVELAND— Starting at 7 a. m. on Monday, April 12th and continuing until 5 p. m. on Thursday, April 15th, weather permitting, the ramp from Crossroads Boulevard to southbound I-25 will be completely closed as part of the ongoing construction project at this interchange. Crews will be constructing the new on-ramp and connecting it to I-25. The new on-ramp will eventually tie into the new roundabouts being constructed on Crossroads Boulevard. During the closure, motorists will be detoured east ... Full Story

9Health Fair this Saturday, April 10

9Health Fair this Saturday, April 10

9Health Fair in Berthoud this Saturday, April 10 By Claudia Todd-Young April is National Volunteer Month and is best exemplified this coming weekend in Berthoud this year with the 9Health Fair. This Saturday, April 10, between 7:00 a.m. and 12 noon, nearly 100 medical and non-medical volunteers are scheduled to serve the community by providing low-cost and free health screenings to the community. How does this happen? As a recent first lady wrote, “It takes a village.” In the case ... Full Story

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Blackhawk Casino Trip, last day to purchase tickets

Saturday, April 10 All proceeds will go to the annual After Prom Event An event to keep our students safe!!! After Prom Event Tickets: $30 single $55 couple The Casino Bus package includes: · Complimentary Transportation · $5 in Coin (minimum of 40 points) · $5 food credit (minimum of 40 points) · Black Jack Match Play Coupon Schedule of the Day: 12:45 p. m. – meet in the Berthoud High School parking lot 1:00 p. m. – Casino Bus leaves 2 ... Full Story

Thompson School District’s Mary Jablonski receives

Thompson School District’s Mary Jablonski receives award

The Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association annually recognizes a Buyer of the Year for their contributions to the procurement profession, to the entity they serve, to professional development, to RMGPA and to the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. The RMGPA serves Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern Utah and Wyoming. The 2009 RMGPA Buyer of the Year is Thompson School District buyer Mary Jablonski, CPPB. Jablonski was recognized for her ... Full Story

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