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Monday, September 15, 2014

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Animals through the artist’s eye

Animals through the artist’s eye

    From the Centennial Citizen Animals through the artist’s eye By Sonya Ellingboe The international Society of Animal Artists is in its 51st year and has grown from the original nine members to about 500, who reside in the United States, Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia and Japan. The worldwide membership results in a fascinating mix of animal images, both familiar and exotic, rendered in traditional oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, crystal, ... Full Story

Lobato trial: state funding unconstitutional

Press Release Lobato Legal Team Will Hold News Conference Sat., Dec. 10 in Colorado Springs; State’s School Funding System Declared Unconstitutional by Denver Judge Today Key plaintiffs and the legal team behind Lobato v. State of Colorado will hold a news conference Saturday, Dec. 10 in Colorado Springs. The news conference will begin at 10 a.m. at Colorado Springs School District 11 offices, 1115 N. El Paso St. Kathy Gebhardt, one of the lead attorneys on Lobato v. State of ... Full Story

NATURAL AREAS, COMMISSION MAKEUP APPROVED

NATURAL AREAS, COMMISSION MAKEUP APPROVED FORT COLLINS, Colo. - The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission unanimously approved the addition of three new State Natural Areas to the Colorado Natural Areas Program during its monthly meeting on Thursday Dec. 8 in Fort Collins. Since 1977, the Colorado Natural Areas Program has worked with interested landowners and volunteers to conserve the ecosystems, species, geology and fossils that represent resources which are "uniquely Colorado." ... Full Story

Dems on Colorado redistricting

Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio Responds to Colorado Supreme Court Ruling on Redistricting   Denver – Following the Denver Supreme Court’s ruling to affirm the decision by Denver District Court creating new Congressional districts, Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio released the following statement: “Now that the redistricting process is complete, Colorado voters can be sure that they have the ability to choose representatives who reflect the ... Full Story

Beef Leads Growth in Colorado Agricultural Exports

Beef Leads Growth in Colorado Agricultural Exports   LAKEWOOD, Colo. –Compared to 2010, Colorado’s exports of agricultural products increased 23 percent in the first nine months of 2011 to $967 million, led by increases in beef, hides, dairy, grains and processed foods. “This is great news for Colorado producers,” said Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar.  “Governor Hickenlooper has been a big supporter of these efforts and we look forward to developing additional ... Full Story

Poaching Alert: Pinewood Lake and Boulder

    DENVER -- Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating two wildlife crimes in northeastern Colorado. In Pinewood Lake, a large bull elk was killed Thanksgiving night or early the next morning. The incident occurred off Larimer County Road 18E, just west of the intersection with James Park Trail. Only the head, hindquarters, and backstraps were removed from the bull and the remainder was left to rot. In Boulder, a 4 x 6 mule deer was found dead on Wednesday, ... Full Story

Tipton Takes a Stand for Western Counties

Tipton Takes a Stand for Western Counties

Press Release Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) urged Secretary Ken Salazar to join him in support of counties and rural communities by reconsidering the Department of Interior’s (DOI) position that Federal Mineral Lease Districts are not autonomous from the counties. Many Colorado counties have in the past received both payment-in-lieu-of-taxes funds (PILT) and federal mineral lease funds.  In 2010 the DOI began subtracting federal mineral lease funds from the PILT ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 –

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

  As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years.    This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4   FEATURED MOMENT: November 29, 1996 - With identical 7-0 conference records, No. 5 Colorado marched to Lincoln, Neb., to face College Football Hall ... Full Story

Thanksgiving Newsletter… Irene Aguilar

Thanksgiving Newsletter… Irene Aguilar

    From Where I Sit Dear Friend, It’s been a little over a year since I decided to seek a seat in the Colorado State Senate, and just under a year since I was selected to serve the people of Senate District 32. It’s been a whirlwind from start to finish, and as I pause to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family and friends, I can’t help but count my opportunity to immerse myself in public service as one of the great blessings of my life. I feel awfully lucky, and ... Full Story

Larimer County Treasurer warns of Scam

  Larimer County Treasurer, Myrna Rodenberger is warning Larimer County property owners of a potential property tax scam. Americom Global, Inc. out of New Jersey has been sending letters to Larimer County property owners telling them "Your name appears on a list of Larimer County investors with serious property tax delinquencies." The letter then offers property owners a solution and loan programs that tap the equity of the property. It also offers mortgages to property owners ... Full Story

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