Feeding People Matters (land-grant universities)

Feeding People Matters (land-grant universities)

On the same day in 1863, the U.S. government created both its own Department of Agriculture and a new model of higher-education education institution – land-grant universities – that also focused on preparing people to feed a growing nation.

READ more about Land-grant university Colorado State and what it is doing.–OPINION COLUMN

November 2 Election & what our Secy of State is doing toward fair elections

November 2 Election & what our Secy of State is doing toward fair elections

Colorado Voting Info & What our Secretary of State is doing to make it safe and fair.
=Register to vote
=Track your ballot
=voting centers
=ballot boxes
=Lyons ballot question
=Secy of State honored
=New adopted rules 8/21
=preventing foreign influence /SuperPacs
=Clean Campaign Act

Indigenous People’s Day, definition and activities; Cabrini Day

Indigenous People’s Day, definition and activities; Cabrini Day

October 12th is no longer Columbus Day –Read explanations of the changes. PLUS a list of activities. // October 11th. in CO is replaced by a new state holiday in honor of Frances Xavier Cabrini. Other cities in Colorado—Denver, Durango, Boulder, and Aspen—chose to officially acknowledge Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Colorado “Climber Loan” to help small businesses recover from pandemic
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Colorado “Climber Loan” to help small businesses recover from pandemic

The CLIMBER Loan Fund, with loans of up to half a million dollars, is designed to catalyze borrowing that might not otherwise be available. Below-market interest rates… Special consideration is given to small businesses located in rural, distressed, and underserved areas, including communities with low to moderate incomes.

Sen. Bennet introduces Shelter Act to Lyons — helping to defend properties from future disasters

Sen. Bennet introduces Shelter Act to Lyons — helping to defend properties from future disasters

CO U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet visited Lyons, where he discussed his bipartisan SHELTER Act, which would create a disaster mitigation tax credit for up to $5,000 per year for people who protect their homes and businesses from potential natural disasters like wildfires and floods.

Rocky Mt National Park 2021 timed reservation system; commuter permits
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Rocky Mt National Park 2021 timed reservation system; commuter permits

pilot temporary timed-entry system in place for May 28 to October 30, 2021. Read about the two types of reservations for 2 different locations, and when the reservations go on sale. ALSO notes about the Commuter system of driving thru the park to get to Grand Lake.