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2014-05-07 23:10:57

Nature photographer John Fielder announces his 4th children’s book: Nadia’s Good Deed, A Story About Haiti. Available at book retailers throughout Colorado on April 14th. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In 2012 Colorado Academy 6th-grader Rachel Harris pursued John Fielder until he would agree to travel with her to Haiti! By email and letter, Harris beseeched Fielder, Colorado’s best-known photographer, to help her produce a children’s book to be sold to benefit the people of one...

2014-05-07 20:20:48

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayo Aviation, Inc. today announced the addition of a beautiful 2009 Embraer Phenom 100 to its charter fleet in response to demand from its elite Aspen clientele. The Embraer Phenom 100 has a class-leading, BMW-designed cabin, a fully enclosed lavatory with a built-in wardrobe and seating for up to 4 passengers and two pilots. Mayo Aviation's Phenom 100 features a gorgeous tiffany leather interior with warm accent colors. "The beautiful...

2014-05-07 12:34:28

CU Boulder Alumnus Encourages Entrepreneurial Thinking BOULDER, Colo., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rally (NYSE: RALY), a leading global provider of enterprise-class software and services solutions to drive business agility, today announced that Tim Miller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will give the commencement address for the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 8. Miller is an alumnus of CU Boulder, holding an M.S. in management science and...

2014-05-05 16:31:03

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) undergraduate commencement on Saturday, May 10 at 4 pm at the BB&T Center located at 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The ceremony will include candidates from NSU's the Farquhar College of Arts, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, the College of Health Care Sciences, the College of Nursing, and Sciences, the H. Wayne...

2014-05-01 23:13:38

ColdQuanta Wins University of Colorado Technology Transfer Award Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Last week, the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office recognized ColdQuanta as Company of the Year at an awards ceremony co-hosted and sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels LLC. “ColdQuanta is commercializing some of the most innovative technology to come out of CU,” said Ted Weverka, a University of Colorado licensing manager. “The company has had consistent growth, with...

2014-04-28 23:01:17

Cash Giveaways, Two-minute Trolley Pitches and Hot Topic Panels Drives Registration, Community Funding, Grammy Nominated Talent Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Startup Communities nationwide are locking in their Fort Collins Startup Week plans in effort to stay in lockstep with the Northern Colorado innovation ecosystem. As a result of Fort Collins Startup Week’s itinerary, more than 1/4 of the United States has planned efforts in Fort Collins, Colorado. The event takes place in...

2014-04-24 16:27:38

- Team Herda earns Gold Medal and top charitable donation from Vail Resorts for SungateKids LITTLETON, Colo., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a Douglas County-based national provider of voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses in Colorado and across the U.S., won the Gold Medal and a $100,000 donation from Vail Resorts for SungateKids, as part of the 2013-2014 Vail Ski Challenge. SungateKids is a Denver area-based non-profit children's...

2014-04-23 08:38:40

Newly redesigned Stay Aspen Snowmass website features a fully responsive web design, making Aspen Snowmass vacation package information accessible to users on any device. ASPEN, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Stay Aspen Snowmass, the official central reservations for Aspen and Snowmass Village, is proud to announce that they recently launched a newly revamped website, www.StayAspenSnowmass.com. The website features a fully responsive web design. Photo -...

2014-04-22 16:27:37

Naropa is only Colorado-based University to receive prestigious designation for its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy sources BOULDER, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University has been recognized as one of eight premier colleges and universities in the United States for its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. Naropa's designation was based in part on the fact that 100% of its electricity needs derive from renewable energy...

2014-04-21 23:07:44

This is the third year that Pedestrian and Patagonia are partnering for Advocate Weeks, this year with Community Cycles and previously with the Center for Resource Conservation in 2012 and Growing Gardens in 2013. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Community Cycles gets $20 for each pair of Patagonia shoes purchased from the Pedestrian Shops between June 20 and July 6. The partnership is part of Patagonia Footwear’s Advocate Weeks initiative, which helps retailers promote local...


Latest Colorado Counties Reference Libraries

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

Rio Grande National Forest
2013-12-30 12:28:35

The Rio Grande National Forest is a 1.86 million acre United States National Forest located in southwestern Colorado. The forest includes the San Luis Valley, which is the world’s largest agricultural alpine valley, in addition to one of the world's largest high deserts located around mountains. The Continental Divide runs along the majority of the forest’s western border. It lies in parts of nine counties, Mineral, Conejos, Rio Grande, Saguache, Hinsdale, San Juan, Archuleta, Custer, and...

Gunnison National Forest
2013-12-24 10:52:22

Gunnison National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering 1,672,136 acres in Mesa, Hinsdale, Gunnison, and Saguache Counties in the Western portion of the U.S. state of Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest to the north, the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests towards the west, the San Isabel National Forest towards the east and the Rio Grande National Forest towards the south. It lies in some parts of five counties; Gunnison, Delta, Hinsdale, Saguache, and Montrose...

Grand Mesa National Forest
2013-12-05 14:15:15

The Grand Mesa National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in Mesa, Delta, and Garfield counties in western Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest towards the north and the Gunnison National Forest towards the east. The forest covers the majority of Grand Mesa and the southern part of Battlement Mesa. It has a total area of 346,555 acres. It is managed by the United States Forest Service together with the Gunnison National Forest and the Uncompahgre National Forest from...

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