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2014-09-18 12:21:45

Redesigned midsize pickup set to arrive at Houston-area dealership HUMBLE, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ever since the Colorado model went on hiatus following the 2012 model year, a noticeable void has been felt at the center of Chevy's pickup roster. However, with the highly anticipated arrival of the 2015 Chevy Colorado near Houston TX, the missing link in the iconic automaker's pickup chain has returned, complete with a full redesign and updated array of powertrain...

2014-09-18 08:29:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center has two passions, and they are: 1) to make certain all diagnosed victims of this asbestos exposure form of cancer have the nation's best mesothelioma compensation lawyers, and 2) they want to make certain all diagnosed victims have access to the best treatment facilities for mesothelioma, especially if they live in Utah, Idaho, or Colorado. For more information about the Mesothelioma Victims Center's...

2014-09-18 08:29:44

Children of marijuana users much more likely to start using marijuana at a young age, new Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation survey finds PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children of parents who have used marijuana are more than three times more likely to use it themselves. That's according to a new nationwide survey of youth ages 18 to 25 commissioned by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's Center for Public Advocacy....

2014-09-18 08:24:13

DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT:FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into purchase agreements to acquire two farms in Colorado totaling approximately 1,400 acres for aggregate consideration of approximately $6 million in cash. The acquisitions are expected to close in 2014, and are subject to customary closing conditions. "The acquisition of the Dionisio farm in Pueblo County will mark our entry in vegetable farms. This sale...

2014-09-17 23:16:00

Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Thornton-136th facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Lann as the facility medical director of our new Thornton facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-09-17 23:10:56

HomeAdvisor’s Cost Guide helps homeowners determine when to DIY or hire a pro Golden, Colo. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent project cost data* shows that Tampa, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; Philadelphia, Pa.; and Minneapolis, Minn.; are the most expensive cities to winterize a home in. Fall maintenance can help prevent household disasters including pipes freezing, flooding, and damage to the foundation. HomeAdvisor's personal finance expert Leah Ingram recommends that homeowners use a...

2014-09-17 16:21:47

- EpicPromise expands Vail Resorts' leadership in sustainability by engaging guests, local communities and employees in the commitment to create a more promising future. BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Saturday, thousands of Vail Resorts, Inc. employees will gather to complete 13 trail, habitat or school restoration projects across the U.S. and in Jamaica to commemorate Vail Resorts' newly launched EpicPromise, a new brand platform designed to engage resort guests and...

mars maven
2014-09-17 16:20:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is nearing its scheduled Sept. 21 insertion into Martian orbit after completing a 10-month interplanetary journey of 442 million miles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Flight Controllers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Littleton, Colorado, will be responsible for the health and safety of the spacecraft throughout the process. The spacecraft's...

2014-09-17 12:25:17

Reiman Foundation and Hexagon president brings civic and business expertise DENVER, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, which includes Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO jazz public radio, and I-News, is proud to welcome Scott Reiman to its Board of Directors. A highly respected Colorado businessman and longtime civic leader, Scott Reiman's professional and philanthropic skills will be a tremendous asset to Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network....

2014-09-17 08:23:26

Colorado Springs Utilities; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; DTE Energy; Madison Gas & Electric; NW Natural; Oklahoma Natural Gas; TECO Peoples Gas; and UGI Each Rank Highest in Residential Natural Gas Utility Customer Satisfaction in Their Respective Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the U.S. faced another harsh winter and an increase in the average monthly gas bill this past season, customer satisfaction with residential gas utilities improves for a...


Latest Colorado Reference Libraries

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...

Arapaho National Forest
2013-11-01 13:34:45

Arapaho National Forest is a National Forest found in north-central Colorado, United States. The facility is managed jointly with the Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from the United States Forest Service office located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The combined facility of 1,730,603 acres is represented as ARP (Arapaho, Roosevelt, Pawnee) by the Forest Service. Separately, the Arapaho National Forest is made up of 723,744 acres. The forest is located within the...

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