For a person that loves to fish, a day on the lake with a cold beverage, a little sunshine, and some fish biting is usually good enough. This summer though, a good day on the lake could quickly turn into a great day on the lake. Catching a tagged fish could land one lucky angler up to $2 million in Colorado.
What we once thought was a fad has become more of a staple, reality TV. It’s everywhere, from singing and dancing competitions, to shows that follow workers around and show what they do on a daily basis. It seems as though maybe the most popular subcategory of reality TV now though has to do with finding hidden treasures. Folks are scouring the country to find antiques, collectibles, and in general basically anything that is worth a dollar or two, and it is intriguing to watch. Now you too can be an “American Picker” at Saturday’s World’s Largest Yard Sale. Here are some tips to help you be more successful…
Cinco de Mayo is always big deal in Greeley obviously due to the large number of Latinos in the community. But, because Cinco de Mayo isn’t always on the weekend and isn’t an American federal holiday it often lands on a day when most people have to work. This year is different. Cinco de Mayo is on Saturday, and that is cause for celebration. Maybe the biggest celebrations Greeley has seen.
If you have been through the heart of Fort Collins lately you may have noticed an increasingly popular trend, food trucks. The popularity of food trucks has risen all over the country in the last few years, and has been aided by the success of the Food Network TV show called “The Great Food Truck Race.” Though the debate in most towns is who has the best sandwich or burrito, it’s a little different in Fort Collins. The debate here is centered around when and where the trucks can be.
May 13th was supposed to be a big day at Bittersweet Park in Greeley. That’s when the dedication of the Weld County Fallen Officer Memorial, honoring seven fallen Weld County law enforcement officers, was supposed to take place. Supposed being the key word. The Weld Fallen Officers Memorial organization has raised $160,000, but is still trying to come up with $14,000 more in donations to complete the project.
If you are anything like me, you could skip the cooking and dishes and eat out every night. But, like me, a lot of people don’t have the time or the budget to do that. It becomes a once or twice a week thing. Well, this week make your plans t eat out Thursday. Dine Out for Hunger is a one-day event, Thursday (4/26/12) where community-minded restaurants support Weld Food Bank’s hunger relief program by donating a percentage of their sales to the food bank.
With nearly 35% of the population being Latino in Greeley, the Hispanic influence on the town is great. From language to culture, a trip through Greeley will surely have a Hispanic vibe. One of the best things that comes from this influence is the great food that has come along. A
What happens when you are deep in the woods and your iPhone dies? Well, until recently the simple answer to that question was; you are without an iPhone. That is about to change. Colorado State University apparel design researchers and students are working to develop comfortable outdoor clothing with fabric solar panels that can charge cellphones, MP3 players, tablets and GPS units while also preventing sunburns.
If you follow Colorado Rockies baseball, you know that the relationship with pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez was, well, rocky to say the least. Sure, he was, and still is, the only Rockie to ever throw a no hitter, and had some great seasons on the mound for the Rockies. But, he also struggled a lot, and became very dysfunctional when his then teammates Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki received large contracts from Colorado and he didn’t. Jimenez was traded to Cleveland last season, and while facing the Rockies in a spring training game yesterday took some frustration out on Troy Tulowitzki’s elbow.
At a meeting of the Colorado State University’s Stadium Advisory Committee on Thursday night, the university announced the three most likely areas of the Fort Collins campus where they think it may be possible to build an on-campus football stadium. Which site do you think would be best?
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