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Archive for March 16, 2011

AFA Men’s Gymnastics claims first-ever top 10

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – For the first time in program history, the Air Force men’s gymnastics team is ranked in the nation’s top-10. Following a strong weekend of competition, that saw two of the top four team scores of the season, the Falcons are ranked 10th in the GymInfo National Rankings, with a three-score average of 343.300. It is the first time that the Falcons have ever been ranked in the GymInfo Top-10, which debuted during the 1996 season. In addition, it’s the first time ... Full Story

AFA Hockey in final four of AHA

Air Force (18-11-6 overall and 14-7-6 in the AHA), the second seed in the AHA Tournament, will face third-seeded Holy Cross (17-15-5, 14-8-5 AHA) on Friday, March 18, in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals at 7:15 p.m. ET at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. The Falcons finished second in the AHA regular season and defeated Sacred Heart in two games in the quarterfinals last weekend at Cadet Ice Arena. In the other semifinal game, top-seeded RIT (18-10-8, 15-5-7 AHA) will face ... Full Story

CU-Boulder space scientists ready for orbital

  NASA’s MESSENGER mission, launched in 2004, is slated to slide into Mercury’s orbit March 17 after a harrowing 4.7 billion mile journey that involved 15 loops around the sun and will bring relief and renewed excitement to the University of Colorado Boulder team that designed and a built an $8.7 million instrument onboard. “In 2004, this milestone seemed like it was a long, long way away,” said Senior Research Associate William McClintock, a mission co-investigator from ... Full Story

Conti’s Charter School Bill Makes the Grade

Freshman Lawmaker’s First Bill Heads to Governor for Signature DENER—Freshman State Rep. Kathleen Conti scored a major victory yesterday when her first bill passed the General Assembly with wide support from both Democrats and Republicans. House Bill 1089 expands the pool of federal grants that charter schools are able to compete for. “Colorado’s charter schools are at the forefront of educational innovation in Colorado, ” said Conti, R-Littleton. “Allowing charters to ... Full Story

Ramirez Bill Protecting Kids Passes House

  DENVER—State Rep. Robert Ramirez’s bill to protect Colorado’s school children received overwhelming support from both Republicans and Democrats on final reading in the House yesterday. House Bill 1121 disqualifies persons convicted of certain felonies, such as child abuse and unlawful sexual behavior, from being employed in Colorado’s public schools. “Fighting for our children’s safety is a top priority,” said Ramirez, R-Westminster. “We cannot allow dangerous ... Full Story

Workforce Center Offering Spring and Summer Activities

The Larimer County Workforce Center will be offering a variety of activities designed for young adults this spring and summer. Opportunities for youth are as follows: The Larimer County Youth Conservation Corps (LCYCC) is now accepting applications for two employment positions focused on youth ages 16-24. If working full-time over the summer completing conservation projects with a team of your peers sounds appealing to you, log onto our website for an application; ... Full Story

Information Regarding Japanese Relief Efforts on

  Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has posted information on his website for Coloradans who are interested in supporting Japanese relief efforts.  Coloradans can visit bennet.senate.gov and scroll down to click on the “Help for Japan” link to access information and links to a list of organizations currently responding to the earthquake and tsunami.  Those seeking information about specific U.S. citizens in Japan should contact Bennet’s office or send an ... Full Story

Gov. Hickenlooper to sign several bills on Thursday

    DENVER ­— Wednesday, March 16, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign several bills into law on Thursday and House Bill 1102 on Friday. Thursday, March 17, 2011 1 p.m. – Gov. Hickenlooper will sign the following bills into law. Location: Governor’s Office, Capitol. ·         HB 1036: Blue Alert For Injured Peace Officers (Gardner/King) ·         HB 1019: Exempt School-based Health Centers for Copays and Deductibles ... Full Story

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Launch Major

On Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife Watching The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will soon be conducting the 12th National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation. Hunters, anglers and other wildlife enthusiasts across the nation will be asked to participate in interviewing set to begin April 1. The survey, which has been conducted every five years since 1955, will involve 53,000 households. “We appreciate the anglers, hunters, birdwatchers and other citizens ... Full Story

Larimer County reservoirs to open for boating

Boating Hours and Vessel Inspections at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake – March 2011 Reservoirs open to boating Saturday March 19, 2011! The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, in order to comply with State of Colorado Aquatic Nuisance Species Regulations, will continue with boating hours and vessel inspections at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake for the 2011 recreation season. The Department is required to inspect every vessel entering Carter Lake and ... Full Story

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