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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘colorado’

A Fact, Any Fact

A Fact, Any Fact

Dear Friends and Neighbors: I woke up this morning with a hypothetical conversation between me and a voter going through my head. Gordon: You know the people elect the University of Colorado Regents. I’m thinking it might be better if they are appointed by the Governor. Voter: No. Why would I want to give up my right to elect the Regents? Gordon: Okay, tell me one fact about either of the two candidates for CU Regent at-large. Voter: A fact? Gordon: Yeah a fact, any ... Full Story

Crisp Colorado cabbage adds crunch

Crisp Colorado cabbage adds crunch

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado cabbage is featured in our Colorado Coleslaw recipe. Available Now…Cabbage In 2009 Colorado produced nearly 130 million pounds of cabbage valued at $14 million. Good quality cabbage should be well-formed, fairly even colored and heavy for its size. Cabbage leaves should be ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Sept. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Sept. 13 – Sept. 19

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 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: September 17, 1988- In Iowa City, 2010 College Football Hall of Fame inductee Alfred Williams led the Colorado defense with seven tackles, four for losses including two sacks, a forced fumble, a recovery, a ... Full Story

All about 60, 61 and 101

These two amendments and one proposition may be among the most important issues facing Colorado voters this year. Several newspapers have issued editorial opinions on these issues and most government entities, special districts and many organizations have come out opposing the measures. Below we list the links to three editorial opinions and below that are links to a description of each issue on the site Ballotpedia. The Ballotpedia links hold a great deal of information about the issues ... Full Story

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Wind changes plans for residents, firefighters involved in Fourmile Canyon Fire 9News.com by Cristina Dickinson 6 p.m. on Sept. 9 Those winds are making residents inside the Boulder city limits prepare ...         Fourmile Canyon fire may be 40 percent contained by morning The Denver Post  (September 9, 8:13 p.m.) By Tom McGhee and Kleran Nicholson Federal fire managers today said firefighters will likely ad another 10 to 15 percent to ... Full Story

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon Fire

Denver, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Four Mile Canyon Fire in Boulder County. The fire is burning on state and private land in the Gold Hill area. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 4:20 p.m. MDT. At the time of the state's request, the fire had burned more than 2.500 acres and threatened ... Full Story

State Treasurer announces website achievement award

State Treasurer announces website achievement award

  STATE TREASURER CARY KENNEDY ANNOUNCES WEBSITE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Denver: Colorado State Treasurer Cary Kennedy today announced that Colorado Tax Tracks, a new feature on her state treasury website, has received an award for excellence. The Digital Government Achievement Awards, given by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government, cited Colorado Tax Tracks as a winner in its Government-to-Citizen State Government category. “Since I took office, our focus has been on making ... Full Story

Colorado Apples Are A Fall Favorite

Colorado Apples Are A Fall Favorite

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado apples are featured in our Tomato Apple Gastrique recipe. Available Now...Apples Colorado’s high altitude orchards feature warm days with intense sunlight and cool nights with mountain fresh air. This climate helps produce apples desired by consumers around the nation. ... Full Story

Nominations taken for Noxious Weed Advisory Committee

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Four positions within the State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee will be vacant in October 2010. Nominations are now being taken to fill these important positions. The primary responsibility of the committee is to discuss Colorado’s weed management problems and craft solutions that best reflect public and private interests. The committee then makes recommendations to the Colorado Department of Agriculture concerning designation of state noxious weeds; classification ... Full Story

Annual Hay Directory Connects Producers with Buyers

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – As a service to hay producers and buyers, the Colorado Department of Agriculture publishes the Colorado Hay Directory annually. The 2010 edition of the directory is available to the public at no cost. “Hay is one of Colorado’s top crops, with nearly 5 million tons produced in 2009, ” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “The directory helps Colorado’s hay producers market their hay, and is an important resource ... Full Story

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