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2014-08-31 23:04:17

Steady growth and increased demand supports decision to open a new office. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Founded in San Francisco in 1985, Shelton Capital Management announced today that it recently opened a new office in downtown Denver located in Independence Plaza. The firm manages 12 mutual funds and several separate account strategies for client and advisors nationwide. The announcement comes as the firm is experiencing both strong performance in its portfolios and growth in...

2014-08-31 23:01:01

Ticket Down has lowered all ticket prices across the board for the upcoming friendly exhibition match between international soccer powerhouses Bolivia and Mexico in Commerce City, Colorado at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The showdown between Mexico and Bolivia will take place on Tuesday, September 9th and diehard soccer fans can add promo/coupon/offer code MEXICO-BOLIVIA-2014 for additional savings. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable source for authentic...

2014-08-28 23:14:14

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces Rod, a fun-loving drama coach from Tallahassee, Fla. who longs to audition for roles on Broadway, but his 448-pound frame has made achieving that dream impossible. This episode documents his year-long physical and emotional journey. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a fun-loving man from Tallahassee, Fla. He’s a drama coach who longs to audition...

2014-08-26 16:23:26

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference being held at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York, NY. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 1:45 pm Eastern Time. Presenting for management will be Donald R. Young, President and CEO of Aspen Aerogels, and John Fairbanks, CFO and Treasurer of Aspen Aerogels....

2014-08-25 23:03:17

The Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Glenwood Springs look forward to welcoming guests for a successful Rally the Valley fundraiser. Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Glenwood Springs hotels will welcome guests for the third annual Rally the Valley fundraiser, taking place September 20, 2014. Community members are invited to participate in a 24.5-mile bike ride, a 4-mile walk through downtown Glenwood Springs, or a 1.5-mile...

2014-08-25 12:21:57

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25th, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint and the National Park Service will celebrate the launch of the Great Sand Dunes National Park quarter Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The ceremony will take place in the site's parking area at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can trade their cash for $10 rolls of the new Great Sand Dunes National Park quarter. WHAT: Great Sand Dunes National Park...

2014-08-21 23:11:21

Denver marketing agency Webolutions has been named the first-ever Inspirational Sponsor for the American Lung Association in Colorado’s 2014 Run the ‘Rocks 5K. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Denver marketing agency Webolutions® has been named the first-ever Inspirational Sponsor for the American Lung Association in Colorado’s 2014 Run the ‘Rocks 5K. “We’re thrilled to welcome Webolutions as a sponsor,” said Curt Huber, Chief Development Officer, American Lung...

2014-08-20 16:21:14

Summer camps offered hands-on learning in cybersecurity, clean energy technology, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics AURORA, Colo. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) partnered again with local high schools and universities to co-host summer camps in July and Aug. featuring hands-on learning opportunities in cybersecurity, clean energy technologies, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics....

2014-08-19 04:22:07

Underlying goal: provide fresh, inventive, edgy outlets to market products DENVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Film School at CCA, a Colorado community college, has entered into partnership agreements with local Toyota dealers and Denver-based Oster Jewelers to produce content for distribution on web and other commercial channels, the film school's director, Frederic Lahey announced. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140815/136621 Students will be...

2014-08-14 08:20:52

Satellite Launch Highlights Colorado as a Leading Aerospace State DENVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed today WorldView-3 Day in Colorado, in recognition of yesterday's launch of DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite, the first multi-payload, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. WorldView-3 is the first commercial satellite to feature high-resolution shortwave infrared bands that allow accurate...


Latest Geography of Colorado 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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