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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

‘Variety’ Archives

Berthoud Library: your personal office

Berthoud Library: your personal office

So you’ve just downloaded and printed your kid’s Little League roster, and now you have just ten minutes to scan it and then email it to the other fifteen members on her team. Or, maybe you need to copy and fax your insurance claim so you can get that reimbursement check before the end of the month. Or, maybe your third grade report about flora has some cross outs and you’re desperate for some White-Out, in addition to a paper clip and a color printer so your cover does justice to the ... Full Story

March Star Night at the LTO

March Star Night at the LTO

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 pm Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The LTO will not have a guest speaker on this evening, but instead will screen the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney, which was released in 2011. Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and ... Full Story

Colorado Daily News Digest: Feb 21

Colorado Daily News Digest: Feb 21

  Colorado, Oregon attorneys general strike opposite positions toward gay marriage suits http://www.coloradoindependent.com/146117/colorado-oregon-attorneys-general-strike-opposite-positions-toward-gay-marriage-suits Colorado Republican Attorney General John Suthers said he was committed to defending the state’s ban on gay marriage in the face of a lawsuit filed yesterday challenging its constitutionality. Today comes news that Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has joined ... Full Story

A tour of the Galapagos

A tour of the Galapagos

                     

March Events at the Berthoud Community Library

March Events at the Berthoud Community Library

Title: Kids 2 Books When: March 3, 2014 at 4:30 PM Where: Berthoud Community Library Description: This after school book club is for beginning readers in grades K-2.  We will read and discuss books each Monday in March! Title: Busy B’s Story time When: March 4, 2014 at 10:30 AM Where: Berthoud Community Library Description:  This story time is for babies and toddlers.  Stories, fingerplays, songs and fun!   Title: Sweet P’s Story time When: March ... Full Story

ProgressNow: Daily News: Colorado

Federal farm bill backs ag and small-town businesses that support it http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_25138600/federal-farm-bill-backs-ag-and-small-town# When Mike Brady opened Pelican Jo's Pizzeria in Windsor in 2011, money was so tight he couldn't even afford a menu board. The country was battling back from the Great Recession, and getting a bank loan seemed impossible. "If you walked into a bank and said you wanted to open a restaurant, it was like cockroaches when the lights went on," he ... Full Story

Are you safe in Sochi?

Are you safe in Sochi?

Source: SportsManagementDegreeHub.com Are You Safe in Sochi?   Safe-in-Sochi   Share this infographic on your site! About Sochi 400,000: population 3rd: Sochi is located in the third largest region in Russia – Krasnodar. Sunshine: Sochi is Russia’s Miami, on the Black Sea No Snow: Does it snow in Miami? Well, it doesn’t in Sochi, the city, either. 500: number of snow guns needed just in case…for the mountain races 710,000 cubic meters of ... Full Story

February at the LTO

February at the LTO

    Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). Friday, February 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 pm The guest speaker is Dr Paul Lightsey, mission systems engineer at Ball Aerospace, and the title of his talk is “The James Webb Space Telescope: The Magic’s in the Mirrors.” The James Webb Space Telescope is sometimes referred to as the Hubble ... Full Story

Sochi & Winter Olympics

Sochi & Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympic Games set to unfold in the Russian beach resort town of Sochi was plagued by controversy right from the start. When organizers struck down a request by NGO Pride House to set up shop in Sochi, Russia’s policies on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights came under close scrutiny. Then there are widespread allegations over corruption in the provisions of services and facilities. Critics accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of cronyism in awarding contracts and ... Full Story

Thanks NRA!

Thanks NRA!

Thanks NRA! Gun Nut Kills Two Brothers He Mistakenly Believed Were On His Property A “responsible gun owning” West Virginia man with a large stockpile of weapons in his house apparently decided that it was time to use some of them. So when two men showed up at an outbuilding near his house in the town of Barboursville, he decided to blast them away, with no warning whatsoever. No “Hey, you are trespassing, get off my property!” No calling the police to let them handle it, no ... Full Story

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