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Archive for April 8, 2011

Udall Statement on Budget Deal

Udall Statement on Budget Deal

  Mark Udall’s statement regarding the budget agreement reached tonight between Democrats and Republicans: April 8, 2011 “I congratulate both Democrats and Republicans for coming together and agreeing on a budget compromise.  Shutting down the government would’ve affected tens of thousands of Coloradans and their livelihoods were at stake.  Military families were worried about receiving their paychecks, farmers would’ve waiting for operating loans to put seed in the ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 9, Moon can guide you to objects

Sky Tonight—April 9, Moon can guide you to objects in Taurus and Gemini

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Tonight’s moon shines near the border of the constellations Taurus the Bull and Gemini the Twins. This slender moon in the western sky can guide your eye to objects in both constellations. Grab your binoculars, and let’s go outside! Top tips for viewing the night sky with ordinary binoculars As seen from North America this evening, the moon will be next to the faint cluster of stars known as M35, ... Full Story

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents “On

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents “On Borrowed Time”

Coal Creek Community Theater Presents On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn             LOUISVILLE, CO – Coal Creek Community Theater will open their second show of their 22nd season on April 29. On Borrowed Time by Paul Osborn, directed by Lynn Fleming, will run through May 14 at the Louisville Center for the Arts. This touching fantasy tells the story of Gramps and his orphaned grandson, Pud. Gramps is idolized by his young grandson, who models ... Full Story

Udall Continues Fight for Bark-Beetle Mitigation

By Senator Mark Udall If a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound? How about an entire forest? Every spring and summer, the bark beetle epidemic in Colorado’s forests takes on added dimensions. Rather than the green and gold we’ve used as backdrops to family portraits and souvenir postcards, receding snows reveal new swaths of rust-red forest that have succumbed to bark beetles. Colorado is ground zero for the bark beetle epidemic, which has left millions of acres of dead ... Full Story

Udall, Bennet Urge Colorado Stakeholders to Comment

Udall, Bennet Urge Colorado Stakeholders to Comment as Administration Takes Next Step in Resolving U.S.-Mexico Trucking Dispute Today, as the administration announced that it would begin an open comment period on its proposal to resolve a cross-border trucking dispute with Mexico, U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet encouraged Coloradans to make their voices heard on the issue, which affects hundreds of the state’s agricultural producers, processors and workers. President Obama ... Full Story

Crystal Fire April 8

Larimer County Emergency Information Update Not a great deal to report right now folks and that is good news. There are a few things you need to be aware of however. The first item relates to some burning out activities which may put up some smoke tomorrow: Fort Collins, CO –Firefighters are planning a burnout Saturday morning April 9 ahead of potentially changing weather. The burnout will encompass approximately 20-25 acres and is at the north end of the fire; south of Deerpath Road ... Full Story

Political statements about government shutdown

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Representative Cory Gardner May Shut Down Government In Pursuit Of Radical Social Agenda It has become clear that Representative Cory Gardner (CO-04) and House Republicans may shut down the government tonight unless they get their extremist agenda that restricts women’s reproductive health care even including cancer screenings. Shutting down government would come at the expense of the 13,272 federal workers in Gardner’s district. This ... Full Story

Ride for Kids – June 12

Ride for Kids – June 12

Benefitting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Saturday, June 12 Golden, Colorado   WHAT: Hundreds of motorcyclists will ride together to raise money for research into pediatric brain tumors, which are the deadliest type of childhood cancer. The leisurely ride is escorted by local and state police. The grand finale features interviews with local childhood brain tumor survivors and award presentations to top fundraisers. Participants receive special Ride for Kids® premiums ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A journey to the center of a red giant star is very firmly in the realm of science fiction. But the science of asteroseismology can explore the conditions there.   Echoes from the Depths of a Red Giant Star Illustration Credit & Copyright: Pieter Degroote (Leuven University) Credit: Paul Beck, Joris De Ridder, Conny Aerts (Leuven University), et al., ERC, PROSPERITY Explanation: A journey to the center of a red giant star is very firmly in the realm of science fiction. ... Full Story

Crystal Fire:Burnout scheduled for Saturday

Crystal Fire:Burnout scheduled for Saturday

Fort Collins, CO –Firefighters are planning a burnout Saturday morning April 9 ahead of potentially changing weather.  The burnout will encompass approximately 20-25 acres and is at the north end of the fire; south of Deerpath Road and Larimer County Road 44H, west of County Road 27.  The operation will produce a significant amount of smoke in the area and residents should not call 911 unless they are sure of a new fire. Firefighters are busy today working on preparation for the ... Full Story

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