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Monday, August 21st, 2017


Eclipse review slated for Saturday night

BYERS — This coming weekend’s Star Talk with local astronomer Jim Moravec will include a review of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. The discussion with Moravec will commence at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at May Farms. A number of indoor activities slated as is an outdoor sky viewing, weather permitting.


HAVE A GREAT WEEK! GET IT STARTED HERE… Strasburg Metro Parks & Recreation District Board Strasburg Recreation Center, 1932 Burton St. @ 6 p.m. Byers Fire Rescue Byers Firehouse @ 6 p.m. Bennett Planning & Zoning Commission Town Hall, 355 Fourth St. @ 7 p.m. Bennett Parks & Recreation District Board Bennett Recreation Center, 455 S. First St. @ 5:15 p.m. Deer Trail Fire Protection District Board Deer Trail Firehouse @ 7 p.m. EVERY MONDAY High Plains Music Ensemble rehearsal Strasburg High School band room @ 6:30 p.m. New players welcome. Bingo Byers American Legion Hall @ 7Read More

The Total Solar Eclipse – August 21, 2017 – WHAT TO EXPECT

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse –Only in America– August 21, 2017 Not only is a total solar eclipse rarer than a solar eclipse, but this one is even rarer. This total eclipse is only viewable from America, and will be the last total solar eclipse America will see in its totality until May 1, 2079. WHY?  The demise of Earth is predicted to happen around seven billion years from now, when the expanding sun engulfs and destroys our planet, and Earth’s life forms will witness the last total solar eclipse—Read More