Fort Collins

6:00am

Wed August 17, 2011
Politics

Fort Collins Voters to Decide Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban

Creative Commons

Fort Collins city council members heard wide-ranging testimony last night on a proposed citizen ballot initiative that would ban medical marijuana dispensaries in town.

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2:12pm

Tue August 16, 2011
Education

CSU Pays $23,000 for Animal Research Violations

Colorado State University

The Colorado State University-Fort Collins campus has paid more than $23,000 in fines to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for violating parts of the Animal Welfare Act, a federal law that regulates the treatment of animals in research.

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5:29am

Thu August 11, 2011
Business

Downtown Ft. Collins Hotel Project on Hold

A hotel and conference center apparently won’t be built in downtown Fort Collins -- at least not with city support -- anytime soon. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about what this may mean for the city’s economic development efforts.

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2:12pm

Tue August 2, 2011
Education

CSU Fort Collins Reports 34 Layoffs

CSU

Colorado State University in Fort Collins is reporting 34 layoffs at the end of its 2010-2011 fiscal year. That’s much lower than the anticipated 95 faculty and 150 staff layoffs projected during springtime budget planning, according to CSU Spokesperson Brad Bohlander.

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4:23pm

Thu July 21, 2011
West Nile Virus

The Costs of Mosquito Control

Jessica Schurich collects mosquito samples near Boyd Lake in Loveland.
Melanie DeVries

Across many parts of Colorado, recent rains and flooding have left behind ample breeding grounds for mosquitoes, and health concerns are growing after Boulder County officials reported the first human case of West Nile virus this week. Many cities and counties are trying to strike a balance between protecting the public and their bottom line.

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