Archive for May 10, 2011
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
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. Stuffed Pattypan Squash By: ... Full Story
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 speaker ... Full Story
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 of the hay had frayed, ... Full Story
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 kicked out of ... Full Story
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 Sickle is ... Full Story
The Bridge-Between show choir will hold the finale concert of the year on Friday, May 13 in the BHS auditorium at 7:00 p.m. This free concert features performances by The Bridge-Between show choir and we will also honor the talented seniors - Marie Allison, Katie Kouns and Amelia Rael.