Last week, the current Colorado Governor eagerly signed new transportation “sustainability” legislation into law. Transportation is the second largest household expense for families, seniors, young couples, the poor and disadvantaged. The Governor’s action represents a significant tax increa…
Colorado Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association (CVATA), the professional organization of Colorado agriculture education teachers, announced today that Rockie Ernst, Wiggins High School Agriculture Education teacher and FFA Advisor, was named the winner of the Outstanding Service Citation Award for Colorado at their annual summer conference banquet.
At the Broadmoor World Arena, the top-seeded Tigers won in three sets against No.3 Sedgwick County, another team seeking its first title, in the Class 2A state championship match.
"It is our opportunity to help craft the direction we want to go in our future. I am looking forward to growing a robust grassroots effort to benefit Morgan County Rural Electric Association for years to come."
The right to vote is fundamental to our American democracy and protecting that right should not be about party or politics. Least of all, protecting this right, which is a value I share, should never be done in a partisan manner.
The Northern Water Municipal Subdistrict has voted to approve a settlement of a federal lawsuit over Chimney Hollow Reservoir.
The Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Board is pleased to announce that the Board has named Natalie Cummings as President and CEO of the organization effective June 1, 2021.
Spreading the healing legacy and the impact of the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Wall, The Wall That Heals, and Mobile Education Center will be coming to Brighton Sept. 2 - 5, 2021. The Wall will be located at Carmichael Park (650 Southern St.) and will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public. In order to make this event a success, the City of Brighton is seeking approximately 150-200 volunteers.
While it is highly doubtful that Weld County will ultimately leave Colorado and become a part of Wyoming as recently proposed by a citizens group called “Weld County Wyoming,” the motivation behind the proposal is understandable.
As the the long-delayed 2021 Colorado legislative session gets underway, legislators are proposing to ban county commissioners from serving on county boards of health.
Every winter, an average of six people are killed in Colorado due to an avalanche. This season—which is far from over—ten have been killed by avalanches in the state so far, including the two who died over Valentine’s Day weekend near Vail. Avalanches are particularly bad in Colorado this year because the snowpack is weaker than it’s been in almost a decade, due to a snowstorm we got in October that hasn’t bonded well with other layers on top of it.
In winter, people use various ways to keep their homes warm. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), heating equipment is the leading cause of fires in U.S. homes and nearly half of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and February. The Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC) is offering Coloradans these safety tips when using furnaces, space heaters, and fireplaces, to heat their homes
Can't find the perfect gift for your loved ones? Try a fresh, beautiful and unique arrangement from Edwards Flowerland this holiday season! Find them in Fort Morgan, CO or online at https://www.edwardsflowerland.com/
There is a popular saying that states “giving is better than receiving”. While Colorado Gives Day has passed, there are still opportunities to support some very special nonprofit organizations that provide much needed services in northeast Colorado.
With bright twinkling lights calling attention to a Christmas message to a giant mascot waiving at passing traffic, several Fort Morgan area businesses and organizations are carrying on a holiday tradition in downtown Fort Morgan this month.
Instead of a “bah humbug” outlook or sense of boredom take over, consider these tips by Kayla Rutledge of SignUp Genius supported with suggestions and local recommendations from Sandy Engle, Executive Director of the Fort Morgan Area Chamber of Commerce.
Regardless of how you would like to receive the information, when you are looking for straightforward, research-based, usable information, make your first stop CSU Extension. You won’t need to go any further.
The 2021 "A Healthier Weigh" challenge is set to begin in Morgan County in early January. This challenge encourages increasing activity, making wise food choices, and living a healthier lifestyle in 2021. The annual 12-week Health and Fitness Challenge will take on a theme of Make 2021 Your Healthiest Year! Surely this year we have all learned the importance of improving and maintaining our health; and this program is designed to help you focus on your health.
The Josephson Institute of Ethics has developed a curriculum which identifies six core values which may help to better describe the value of youth livestock projects. This curriculum also presents the idea that people develop and strengthen character by practicing certain behaviors just as muscles are built through exercise.
Crop Nutrient Management: A way to lower the production cost associated with commercial fertilizers.
‘For six years, Coloradans have been represented by this remarkable person, who lives and works with relentless focus and infectious joy. Globe-trotting diplomacy. A thick stack of signature bills signed into law. And generational accomplishments that were only possible because he was here.’
President Trump’s decisive election victory in my home state of Florida offers an important lesson for Republicans nationwide: If we show voters that Republicans are the party of working-class Americans, a party that reaches out to people of all races and creeds, and a party that fights for …
The effort by the City of Fort Lupton and the Citizen’s Advisory committee was impressive. The broad support, across all levels of the community was apparent. Hats off to an effort that shows we can work together to make our community a better place to live, remembering those who have served and those that continue to serve. A job well done by the Committee and all the people of Fort Lupton.
The Morgan County Republican Central Committee would like to invite the public to a Ballot Issues night on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 7 pm at the Morgan County Republican Headquarters 618 E. Platte Ave., Fort Morgan.
Over the last 20 years or so, we have observed the deep ideological divide that has evolved in our Country, driven partly by social media. Accusations of “fake news”, misogyny, racism, “science denial”, “deplorables”, “selfish bastards”, “libtards”, “baby killers” and other, similar invectives have become routine attacks by one tribe against another.
Instead, I would argue that the real missing link in our country today is leadership.
No matter what the new school year will look like this fall, one thing is for certain. The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture will continue its mission of connecting educators and students to their food, fiber, fuel, and natural resources through the Colorado Agriculture in the Classroom® program.
The first step to tackling any problem is seeing it, and that is especially true with COVID-19 — widespread testing is key to seeing the bigger picture in the fight against this virus. Our country’s wellbeing — medically and financially — relies on our ability to see where the illness is and…