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Archive for March, 2011

BLM Solicits Proposals for Private-Public Partnerships

As part of its ongoing effort to reform the Wild Horse and Burro Program, the Bureau of Land Management announced today that it is soliciting proposals for private-public partnerships to establish wild horse “ecosanctuaries” on non-BLM managed land. The ecosanctuaries would help the BLM feed and care for excess wild horses that have been removed from Western public rangelands. The official notice of solicitation can be found at www.grants.gov. A separate request for applications for ... Full Story

Fraud alert! Tax time can be profitable for scammers

From Weld County District Attorney Kenneth R. Buck For The C.A.S.E. Program March 2011 The deadline is fast approaching — April 15 ... tax day. And while some people have already filed their taxes and received their refund, others are still trying to gather all of the documentation needed to prepare their re-turns. Regardless of which group you fall in, everyone needs to be aware of scams that surface during tax season. There is a problem with your return... This scam usually ... Full Story

Food Preservation Workshops

Food Preservation Workshops Larimer County Extension Office April 2011 Canning Basics for Safe Preserving Learn all about the "how and why" of preserving food at home. This workshop focuses on canning safety, types of equipment and proper canning methods.  For beginners or those needing a refresher.   Workshop Fee:  $20 Tuesday, April 12 6:00—8:00 p.m. Pre-registration required:  www.larimer.org/ext or 498-6000. Canning Jams, Jellies and More Love the flavors of summer ... Full Story

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

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