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Starting today, come into the library for your second Summer Reading prize! Also, bring the kids in tomorrow, Tuesday, 7/28, at 10:30 a.m. to see Ann Lincoln - Comedy, Magic, Juggling and More! (There will not be Storytime this week....) ...

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Come to the library today, Wednesday, 7/15, at 1:00 p.m. to see Skeeter the clown from the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus!!!! ...

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Bring the kids into the library tomorrow, Wednesday, 7/15, at 1:00 p.m. to see Skeeter the clown from the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus!!!! ...

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Join us for Preschool Storytime tomorrow, Tuesday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m.! ...

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Meet the REAL heroes this Thursday, 7/9, at 10:00, at the library! Bring your bike (and a helmet, of course!). Officer Remington, firefighters, and other real-life heroes will teach us about bike safety! ...

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Editor: The proposed Northern Integrated Supply Project would continue a trend of transforming the free-flowing Poudre River into a highly controlled ditch. Existing diversions mean that peak spring flows, vital to river health, are already much reduced compared with the past. The results? A narrower channel (higher flood potential), poorer water quality (health impacts, higher [...] [...]
Sun, Jul 26, 2015
Source: North Forty News
When Linda Stoddard of Wellington saw an obituary in the paper for a man who had died “after a long struggle with kidney disease,” she was motivated to share her story. The picture of health, looking much younger than her 63 years, Stoddard works at Colorado State University as an advisor to students planning on [...] [...]
Sun, Jul 26, 2015
Source: North Forty News
The health of Colorado's bighorn sheep population remains as precarious as the steep alpine terrain the animals inhabit, but a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado has found that inbreeding — a common hypothesis for a recent decline — likely isn't to blame. Bighorn herds tend to be small and isolated [...] [...]
Thu, Jul 23, 2015
Source: North Forty News
Larimer County's top three animal welfare organizations – Larimer Humane Society, Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic, and Animal House Rescue and Grooming – will unite on Aug. 8 for their annual joint Super Adoption Event. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Poudre Pet and Feed Supply at [...] [...]
Tue, Jul 21, 2015
Source: North Forty News
Thanks to the sponsorship of the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America's favorite big top circus, is coming to Wellington on Wednesday, July 22, at the empty lot on the east side of 6th Street at Grant Ave., with two scheduled performances at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Now in its 30th [...] [...]
Tue, Jul 21, 2015
Source: North Forty News
Larimer County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 909 competed at the Law Enforcement Explorer Post Advisors Association annual competition July 12 through 17. The competition was hosted by Western State Colorado University in Gunnison. This is the 17th year for Post 909 to compete at this conference, and again they came home with both team and [...] [...]
Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Source: North Forty News
Curtis Smelker never knows what he'll be auctioning off on any given Friday night at Wellington Auction Service, 3739 Cleveland Avenue in the center of downtown Wellington. What he does know is that what comes in during the week will indeed go out on Friday night so there will be room for another batch of [...] [...]
Fri, Jul 17, 2015
Source: North Forty News
The Second Annual Relay for Life of Wellington kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday July 31 with an opening ceremony at Centennial Park, 3815 Harrison Avenue in downtown Wellington. The opening ceremony celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer. It is intended to inspire hope by sharing recent accomplishments and progress and [...] [...]
Thu, Jul 16, 2015
Source: North Forty News
Wellington Colorado Main Streets Program, Points West Community Bank and Federal Home Loan Banks invite downtown Wellington businesses to apply for matching grant dollars through the Wellington Main Streets Investing in Business Grant Program. From now until August 15, 2015, Wellington commercial property owners and commercial property tenants on or around Cleveland Avenue — including [...] [...]
Wed, Jul 15, 2015
Source: North Forty News
Black Hills Corp. announced on July 12 that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SourceGas Holdings LLC. SourceGas operates four regulated natural gas utilities serving approximately 425,000 customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming and a 512-mile regulated intrastate natural gas transmission pipeline in Colorado. Black Hills Corp. is acquiring SourceGas for total [...] [...]
Wed, Jul 15, 2015
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