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2014-05-19 08:21:03

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign into law a bill that will help expand aerospace industry growth in Colorado. Gov. Hickenlooper will sign into law House Bill 1178 -- Sales & Use Tax Exemption for Qualified Property Used in Space Flight -- at the Colorado Space Coalition's exhibit on Tuesday, May 20 at the 30th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the premier gathering of the global space community. Given...

2014-05-15 23:14:20

Denver Technology Partners present the annual Denver Biz Tech Expo at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum on October 9, 2014. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Denver Biz Tech Expo, which connects Colorado businesses with top local and national technology and cloud providers, announces today the 2014 Denver Biz Tech Expo, “Integration, Mobility, Security…Get in front of what’s next”, exclusively for business owners, executives and IT decision makers. The Denver Biz...

2014-05-15 23:13:30

American Sentinel University has been named an approved education provider for the City and County of Denver’s City Employee University. The education partnership provides City and County of Denver employees with access to American Sentinel’s affordable, flexible and accredited online degree and certificate programs designed to fit the needs of busy working professionals to meet their educational and career objectives. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 American Sentinel University,...

2014-05-15 23:03:52

Residents of Colorado Springs can now log onto ConsumerResearchers.org to view the rankings of the best home security systems in the city. The new research aims to be a reliable resource to assist residents in their decision of what security system is best for their home and requirements. Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The most populous city of El Paso County, located at the base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs is a stunning part of America that can boast its standing as...

2014-05-15 08:33:50

DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Brands International, Inc. (OTCQB: HRDN) ("DC Brands" or the "Company") wanted to give its shareholders an update on its progress towards becoming a service and finance provider to the Colorado marijuana industry. Over the last 30 days, Bob Armstrong, the Company's CEO and CFO, has met with no fewer than 10 operators and growers in the Denver metro area. There are many opportunities for investment and many marijuana companies that need...

2014-05-12 12:29:17

Denver Art Museum Show to Run May 11-Aug. 31, 2014 DENVER , May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All the romance, history and adventure of the American West comes to life in the first full-scale exhibition of western bronzes ever put together: The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925, running at the Denver Art Museum, May 11-August 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86589 The exhibition of 72 bronze sculptures by 28 artists, including classic works by...

2014-05-09 16:25:55

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama yesterday nominated Lisa Mensah, executive director of the Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security (Aspen IFS), to serve as Undersecretary for Rural Development at the US Department of Agriculture. As Undersecretary to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Ms. Mensah will bring her talents and passion for improving the economic lives of Americans to the USDA's multi-billion dollar loan, grant, and technical...

2014-05-09 08:24:26

50,000 attendees descended on Denver over the course of April 16 thru 20 to be a part of the US's leading 420 lifestyle event, which saw record-breaking success over its five days of delivery. Now, the 2014 BIG Industry Show, Galleria glass exhibition and High Times US Cannabis Cup can take a quick breather before preparations begin for the 2015 event. DENVER, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 BIG Industry Show, Galleria glass exhibition and High Times US Cannabis Cup has been...

2014-05-09 08:23:47

DENVER, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recognized excellence in public relations with 2014 Gold and Silver Pick Awards at its annual ceremony on May 8, 2014. The Gold Pick Awards program honors the achievements of individuals and organizations for best practices and high ethical standards in the public relations field. Twenty-six Gold Pick Awards and 37 Silver Pick Awards were presented, in addition to honoring outstanding...

2014-05-08 23:02:14

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting the top 3 competitive 8(a) Small, Disadvantaged Business government contracts that are currently available on FebBizOpps in Colorado for the month of May 2014. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 According to GovernmentContractingTips.com, 8(a) Small, Disadvantaged contracts are designed to give small disadvantaged businesses the support they need to compete in federal and private sector procurement markets. A socially disadvantaged status is...


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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