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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...

2014-04-16 23:13:28

The Boulder Derby Party will host their third annual event to benefit Front Range Hippotherapy. The event will include live races, auctions, music and more. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 It just wouldn’t be a Kentucky Derby party without Bluegrass and horse racing and the Boulder Derby Party is excited to bring both to Folsom Field at the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 3, 2014. Tickets to the third annual Boulder Derby Party are on sale now and will include all food, mint...

2014-04-15 23:12:08

Sara Jarrett, Ed.d., MSN, MA, BSN, is recognized as a National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 NAPW honors Dr. Sara Jarrett, Professor and Executive Director of the graduate and post-licensure department of nursing at Regis University, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is being recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in...

2014-04-15 23:01:28

The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. The RMLA’s Summer Lighting Course is scheduled for June 23-27 on the CU-Boulder campus. The...

2014-04-09 23:01:41

Tremendous growth in enrollments and a changing economic, technological and reputational landscape have prompted the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder to set two ambitious new goals for the year 2020. Improvements in the college’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, released in mid-March by U.S. News & World Report, indicate good progress in the right direction. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tremendous growth in enrollments and a...

2014-03-26 16:20:25

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition has posted a billboard near the U.S. Air Force Academy supporting the religious freedoms of Academy cadets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO On a background of Mount Rushmore, which depicts four of America's greatest presidents, the billboard ad reads, "Are you free to say 'So help me God'? They did." The ad is in response to recent attempts to curtail religious...

2014-03-25 23:23:57

CSU, Blue Ocean Enterprises, Launch Haus, Bring their Best for FoCo Startup Week, May 20 – 25th Event Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Fort Collins Startup Week, slated for May 20-25th, is bringing in the heavy hitters and cash resources to match, to make significant, positive economic change for one of the nations leading yet lesser known innovation hubs, Fort Collins, Colorado. The event co-chaired and produced by Launch Haus, a local venture catalyst firm, kicks off the week...

2014-03-20 12:34:19

ARVADA, Colo., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks in large part to its stunning 360-degree views of downtown Denver and the Front Range, Candelas is quickly running out of lots for home-builders to build on as hundreds of families decide to make their home in Arvada's environmentally-friendly and western-most new community. Candelas officials report that almost 80 percent of its 1,447 available single-family residential lots have been purchased by the community's eight respected...

2014-03-17 23:03:51

Simon Gutierrez Will Be Inducted During April 9thCeremony. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, today announced that Simon Gutierrez will be inducted into the Colorado Running Hall of Fame on April 9, 2014. One of the first athletes to join the Project in 2012, Gutierrez has had an exceptional mountain running career that includes winning the Mount...

2014-03-17 16:26:20

2014-2015 Epic Pass holders receive up to fifteen complimentary days access overseas; five free days at Verbier, Switzerland; Les 3 Vallees, France; and now Niseko, Japan, as well as unlimited, unrestricted skiing in Colorado, Utah, and Tahoe, on the Epic Pass BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a renewed partnership with the largest ski area in the world, Les 3 Vallees, France, as well as the illustrious Verbier, Switzerland;...


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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