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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Colorado State University’

Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre Earns Softball Scholarship

Berthoud’s Danielle Wikre Earns Softball Scholarship

Local Softball Star to Play at Colorado State By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Berthoud High softball standout Danielle Wikre will be taking her talents north to Fort Collins next fall. On Tuesday night Wikre, a three-time All-Conference and 2010 All-State selection for softball, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado State University. Wikre was also courted by Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Northern Colorado and Florida State, but she opted for ... Full Story

Master Gardeners, ground cover and more

Master Gardeners, ground cover and more

GROUND COVERS By: Dick Christensen Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Turfgrass is arguably Colorado’s best-known ground cover, but it is not ideally suited to all locations. Deep shade, steep slopes, and areas with exposed tree roots may be good places to establish other plants, such as low-growing perennial ground covers. From a purely practical point of view, ground covers offer alternatives to turf in hard-to-mow sites and reduce the ... Full Story

Wither Thou Goest, Buffs?

Wither Thou Goest, Buffs?

June 7, 2010 #49 Whither Thou Goest, Buffs? By Mike Moran SeniorMedia Consultant The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Having stood on point in the hellish vortex of swirling controversies during forty years in my career----Chuck Fairbanks leaving the New England Patriots to become CU’s head football coach, two Olympic boycotts, Tonya-Nancy in 1994, a never-ending parade of USOC chief executives and presidents resigning, steroid charges, Congressional hearings and a ... Full Story

To Eat or Not to Eat?

To Eat or Not to Eat?

New Study on Appetite Stimulants for Hibernating Marmots Could Help Understand Obesity Colorado State University A nutrient that’s common to all living things can make hibernating marmots hungry - a breakthrough that could help scientists understand human obesity and eating disorders, according to a new study by a Colorado State University biologist. The study appears in the current issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology. The full paper is available at ... Full Story

CSU Researchers, Cities and Farmers Work Together to

CSU Researchers, Cities and Farmers Work Together to Solve Water Challenges

FORT COLLINS - In 2007, Parker Water and Sanitation District, a Front Range water supplier, and Colorado State University joined forces to develop a new approach to meeting Colorado’s water challenges. Growing municipal and industrial water demand has led to the “drying-up” of irrigated farms in Colorado. Farms - and their water rights - are being purchased by municipalities and water rights are transferred from agricultural to municipal purposes. More “buy-and-dry” of irrigated ... Full Story

Reception honoring Kathay Rennels

Reception honoring Kathay Rennels

Friends, family, county employees and county commissioners past and present attended a reception to honor departing Larimer Count Commissioner Kathay Rennels. The reception in the Carter Lake room had a steady stream of well wishers from 2 until 4 p.m. Soft background music was provided by the string trio of Royce, John and Ben Kershner. John is a county employee. Rennels is leaving her post to become Director of Economic Development at Colorado State University, an office that ... Full Story

Obituary: Zenda Lee Vella

Zenda Lee Vella died Sunday, April 5 at HospiceCare Center of Boulder and Broomfield Counties following a horse riding accident. She was 55. Born on July 22, 1953, in Longmont, she was the daughter of Richard Lee and Betty Jean Hall. In 1965 her family moved to Tennessee. After graduating high school and receiving her associate degree at Webber College in Florida, Zenda returned to Colorado in 1977. Zenda returned to college at CSU, successfully completing her bachelor’s degree in ... Full Story

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