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The library will be closed this Monday, January 16, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us today, 1/10, at 11:00 a.m. at the library for Storytime! ... See MoreSee Less

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The library will be closed this Saturday through Monday (December 31 - January 2). Happy New Year! ... See MoreSee Less

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You may soon spot a PFA-branded SUV, driving through Old Town Fort Collins or parked in the lot at Harmony Road and Lemay Avenue, and wonder what it's all about. Let us introduce Poudre Fire Authority's new Roving Alternative Medical, or RAM, unit. Jan. 2 marked the start of the low-cost, 14-week pilot program, intended [...] [...]
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
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Colorado residents can ring in 2017 with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2017. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two Sargent crabapples, three American redbuds, two Washington hawthorns and three white flowering dogwoods. “These beautiful trees will beautify [...] [...]
Fri, Jan 13, 2017
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The City of Fort Collins' new recycling center is now offering bins that combine mixed paper and newsprint and adding used cooking oil to the hard-to-recycle yard. On the “free, everyday recyclables” side of the facility, newspaper will now be collected with mixed-paper, reducing two bins to one. For 10 years, avid recyclers were encouraged [...] [...]
Fri, Jan 13, 2017
Source: North Forty News
Colorado residents who live in Fort Collins and the surrounding area can now tune in KGNU Community Radio loud and clear following the acquisition of an FM radio frequency at 98.7 MHz, after the FCC approved the acquisition of FM Translator K254CH. “This is a timely milestone for us as we prepare to celebrate 40 [...] [...]
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
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Roamin' the Range January 2017 Skiers and snowboarders will be happy to know that the first “Winter Park Express” train will pull out of Union Station in Denver on Jan. 7, bound for the popular Winter Park ski area. The train will run weekends and two holiday Mondays through March 26. Call 800-USA-Rail for schedules, [...] [...]
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
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Starting March 20, organic producers and handlers will be able to visit over 2,100 USDA Farm Service Agency offices to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic or transitional certification. USDA is making changes to increase participation in the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program and the Agricultural [...] [...]
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
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Larimer County Department of Natural Resources anticipates another busy summer at its campgrounds and encourages people planning to camp at them to reserve their sites soon. Larimer County offers camping at Horsetooth, Flatiron and Pinewood reservoirs; Carter Lake; and Hermit Park Open Space. In addition to tent and RV campsites, Larimer County offers camper cabins [...] [...]
Fri, Jan 06, 2017
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January is national Radon Action Month. Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, invisible, tasteless gas that is dispersed in outdoor air, but which can reach harmful levels when trapped in buildings. Radon comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rock. The risk of developing lung cancer comes from breathing air with elevated radon [...] [...]
Thu, Dec 29, 2016
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I confess: I'm a veteran science nerd. I love T-shirts that quote Neil deGrasse Tyson: “The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” And, because what scientists discover one year may impact your health, wealth, and sanity for decades to come, it's always prudent to know what [...] [...]
Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Source: North Forty News
For the past four months, Northern Colorado observers have been treated to an excellent apparition of the planet Venus, the third brightest object in all the heavens. Currently the Twilight Queen blazes in the southwestern sky for more than four hours after sunset. One needs only a single glance at this marvelous object as it [...] [...]
Sun, Dec 25, 2016
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