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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

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

Administrative Matters, January 11

Agenda attached in pdf format

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

It’s almost Girl Scout Cookie Time

Every Cookie Has a Mission: To Help Girls Do Great Things Girl Scout Cookie time starts Friday, Jan. 7. Not only can a box of Girl Scout Cookies satisfy your sweet tooth, but every Girl Scout Cookie purchase helps Girl Scouts in Colorado do great things. When Girl Scouts participate in the annual cookie sale, they are part of the largest girl-led business in the country that generates more than $700 million for girls in communities nationwide. In fact, last year in Colorado, girls ... Full Story

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

EcoCreations at Longmont’s Muse Gallery

The Muse Gallery, 356 Main Street, in downtown Longmont, announces EcoCreations in the WESTend gallery and all new work by our resident artists in the Main Gallery. The Muse Gallery is a collaborative artist gallery in downtown Longmont where local artists display and sell their work. For the community, it is the Gallery where they can view and buy local art ranging from jewelry to abstract paintings. While the Muse is a member gallery not all members show at the same time, so each ... Full Story

Nikkel to Serve on Redistricting Committee

Rep. Nikkel Takes Leadership Role on Congressional Redistricting House Speaker-designee Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, today announced that he will be appointing Rep. B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, to serve on a special committee tasked with overseeing the congressional redistricting process during the 2011 Legislative Session. “B.J. has a demonstrated ability to build consensus and tackle tough issues,” McNulty said. “These traits will make her a strong and fair voice in the ... Full Story

Redistricting Committee formed

House and Senate Leaders Announce Appointments To Bipartisan Redistricting Committee House Speaker-designee Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, Senate President Brandon Shaffer, D-Longmont, Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp, R-Littleton, and House Minority Leader Sal Pace, D-Pueblo, today announced their appointments to serve on the joint legislative committee tasked with drawing Colorado’s congressional lines. “Our goal in creating this committee is to take a new approach to the ... Full Story

Vicki Lawrence’s two-woman show coming to Union

Vicki Lawrence’s two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center

Vicki Lawrence's two-woman show coming to Union Colony Civic Center features two big stars Vicki Lawrence and her obnoxiously straight talking character Mama on Saturday, January 29. Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show, features Lawrence, the Emmy Award-winning comedian, as herself and as Mama. First there’s Lawrence, whose singing career includes her 1973 hit single, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," and whose acting career includes numerous stage and television ... Full Story

I-25 Closures at US Highway 34

I-25 Closures at US Highway 34

Night time southbound I‐25 closures for interchange improvements In order to set the new US 34 bridge arches across I‐25 without endangering travelers on I‐25, all southbound I‐25 lanes between the Crossroads and Hwy 402 exits will be closed at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22 and Monday, Dec. 27. The lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. the following mornings prior to rush hour traffic. Detours will be marked. During this period, the northbound lanes on I‐25 will remain open to ... Full Story

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