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Archive for May 10, 2011

Redistricting Fight continues, two views

Redistricting Fight continues, two views

Senate Democrats Kill Two Redistricting Bills In Less Than 24 Hours This evening Senate Democrats voted to kill House Bill 11-1319, the Colorado Communities redistricting map, in the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. The bill’s presentation came hours after Senate Republicans forced Democrats to assign the bill to a committee after enacting a procedural move to have every bill read at length until Democrats conceded to hold a public hearing. “This is the second ... Full Story

Plant Sale at the McCarty-Fickel House

Plant Sale at the McCarty-Fickel House

      This weekend is the annual plant sale at the McCarty-Fickel house. The garden committee has been busy getting the plants ready! There is a wide variety of flowers, heirloom vegetables, and herbs to choose from. Everything from Patty Pan Squash to nasturtiums to Pink Caspian tomatoes will be available. The sale officially opens the next day and will be open to the public Saturday May 14, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.     ... Full Story

Fort Collins Employers’ Roundtable

The Larimer County Workforce Center and the Larimer County Enterprise Zone invite you to attend the next FORT COLLINS Employers’ Roundtable, Thursday morning, May 19, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, at the Fort Collins Hilton – 425 West Prospect Road.  (Free parking is available on all sides of the hotel.  Additional parking is available on the first floor of the CSU Lake Street Garage on the northeast corner of Prospect Road and Centre Avenue at a cost of $1.00 per hour.) This month’s ... Full Story

Warrior Games in the Springs

Warrior Games in the Springs

Colorado Springs, May 9--------The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), the Department of Defense, presenting sponsor Deloitte, and the United Service Organizations (USO) are bringing the Warrior Games again to Colorado Springs next Monday. The competition, which is a joint effort between the USOC and the Department of Defense, will take place May 16-21, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta, Medal of Honor recipient, has been selected as the ... Full Story

Man arrested after chase in Fort Collins

Man arrested after chase in Fort Collins

Felony Eluding Date: May 10, 2011 Early this morning a Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy observed a vehicle that was speeding westbound on Mulberry Street near 12th Street.  As the deputy turned his patrol vehicle around, the vehicle continued speeding on Mulberry and ran a red light.  As the deputy attempted to catch up with the vehicle it turned north on College Avenue.  The deputy finally caught up to the speeding vehicle as it turned east onto Mountain Avenue. As the deputy ... Full Story

Save the Poudre questions plan submitted to Governor

Save the Poudre questions plan submitted to Governor

Save the Poudre Uncovers Scheme to Insert NISP into the "Bottom Up" Economic Plan Submitted to Governor Hickenlooper Fort Collins, CO -- Governor Hickenlooper's Economic Development Planning process -- known as "bottom up" -- hit a major, cynical snag in northern Colorado this week as Save the Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper uncovered an apparent last-minute scheme to manipulate the results given to Governor Hickenlooper to include the massively controversial Northern Integrated Supply Project ... Full Story

Cow Psychology 101

Cow Psychology 101

      By Daris Howard   It was springtime, and we were reaching the end of our winter’s hay supply. The pastures were not yet dry enough for the cows to graze, so we hoped that what we had would hold out until they were. Hay prices had nearly doubled during the winter, and if we had to buy more hay, our costs would exceed our income from the milk. At this critical time, we made a terrible discovery. The tarps that had been covering the last portion ... Full Story

Rush Force Deciding Game 7 in Rapid City

Rush Force Deciding Game 7 in Rapid City

Eagles Sabotaged by Power Play LOVELAND, Colo. - The Rapid City Rush forced a deciding Game 7 in the Turner Conference Finals with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Eagles. Colorado built a 2-0 lead on goals from Scott May before the defending league champs scored three unanswered goals. Each team tallied a shorthanded goal, but it was Colorado's 0-for-9 power play that had the biggest impact on the game's outcome. The Eagles got the only goal of the first period 6:09 in. May had been ... Full Story

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Friday, May 20, 2011 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 at www.starkids.org).   The guest speaker for this Friday is Whitney, a Senior Consultant at the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL). The title of her talk will be: A Whole New World--Dawn at Asteroid Vesta. NASA's Dawn spacecraft is whizzing through the solar system as we ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—May 11, Moon brushes the belly of Leo

Sky Tonight—May 11, Moon brushes the belly of Leo

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The moon is waxing larger in the evening sky each night. The first quarter phase happened yesterday, and now it is a waxing gibbous moon. Tonight’s moon is near the star Regulus and brushing up against the belly of the constellation Leo the Lion throughout the evening. Regulus is the brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion. It dots the backward question mark of stars dubbed the Sickle. The ... Full Story

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