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Bipartisan bill would give Colorado voters the chance

Democrats and Republicans come together to end “ballot initiative warfare” DENVER, Feb 14, 2011— Today, a bipartisan concurrent resolution to allow Colorado voters to reform the Colorado Constitutional initiative process passed out of the State Affairs Committee. The resolution is sponsored by Senate President Brandon Shaffer (D-Longmont) and Senator Nancy Spence (R-Centennial). If passed by the legislature, the resolution will go to Colorado voters for approval. President ... Full Story

Ending deficit spending won’t be easy or

Capitol Review By Mark Hillman It’s a political reality: talking about how to govern is far easier than actually governing. Government, after all, is a reflection of the governed and nothing requires individual voters or “the people” in general to act responsibly. That observation is not an indictment of the electorate but an acknowledgement that voters are never forced to confront tough choices about government spending. Consider the federal debt and deficit. The deficit ... Full Story

Boulder Man Sentenced For Exploiting Alien Workers,

Boulder Man Sentenced For Exploiting Alien Workers, Harboring Illegal Aliens, And Tax Evasion Charges DENVER – Opas Sinprasong, age 52, of Boulder, Colorado, was sentenced late yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Wiley Y. Daniel to serve 12 months and 1 day in federal prison for exploiting alien workers, harboring illegal aliens and for failing to pay taxes, United States Attorney John Walsh; ICE Office of Homeland Security Investigations in Denver Acting Special Agent in Charge Dave ... Full Story

Administrative Matters

Administrative Matters January 25, 2011 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Continue with Agenda at 10:40 am Agenda   Public Comment 9:00-9:05 AM Approval of Minutes for the Week of January 17. 9:05-9:08 AM Review of the Schedule for the Week of January ... Full Story

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Obituary: Carrie Jean Hyde Marr

Carrie Jean Hyde Marr passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 16, 2011. She was born June 18, 1939, to Wayne and Gladys Hyde and was reared on the family ranch in Loup County, Neb. She received a Bachelor of Arts and Education from Kearney State College, Kearney, Neb., and a Master of Education from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. She married Max M. Marr on June 8, 1963, in Taylor, Neb. She and Max raised their children, Tyler and Jessica, and granddaughter, Carianne in ... Full Story

Chip-Dipping With College Football’s Biggies

Chip-Dipping With College Football’s Biggies

January 12, 2011 Chip-Dipping With College Football’s Biggies The Hundred Years War <http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Regions/Europe/Arts_and_Humanities/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/Middle_Ages/Hundred_Years__War/> was a series of battles between England and France from 1337 to 1453, lasting 116 years…………it began when King Edward III of England claimed the throne of France and invaded the northwest of France. Edward's successor, Richard II, continued fighting, as ... Full Story

Deadline Approaching for Inclusion in Annual Farm

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Colorado growers can market their products to consumers through the 27th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory. Listings are being accepted for the 2011 edition of the directory. Published by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Farm Fresh promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities and farms and ranches that sell direct to the public. “The Farm Fresh Directory continues to ... Full Story

The Festivus Film Festival

The Festivus Film Festival

January 13 through January 16. Premiering in 2007, the Festivus Film Festival was created to promote high-quality independent films and filmmakers to the Denver public. The festival is not only celebrating its fourth year providing incredible international films to the public but it recent approval as a non-profit organization. The Festivus Film Festival was recently named by MovieMaker Magazine as, “one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the Nation. The 2011 promises to be the ... Full Story

Hickenlooper names more directors

Over the past week, Governor-elect John Hickenlooper announced several appointments. Reeves Brown will be Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs. Brown is now Executive Director of CLUB 20, a non-profit political advocacy organization representing the interests of the 22-county Western Colorado region. He will use his working relationships with local governments and his experience in collaborative decision-making to assist local governments across Colorado deliver ... Full Story

1,556 DUI arrests in holiday crackdowns

1,556 DUI arrests in holiday crackdowns

Thousands of other Coloradans planned ahead for safe & sober rides January 7, 2011 Denver, CO – During special Heat Is On enforcement periods between Nov. 23, 2010 and Jan. 3, 2011, law enforcement agencies across Colorado arrested 1,556 people for impaired driving. During that time, 41 people were killed on Colorado roadways and 14 (34%) of those fatalities occurred in a crash that involved alcohol. The alcohol-related fatalities are up from the 2009-10-holiday ... Full Story

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