A workover rig performs remedial work on an existing water injection well just inside Fort Collins city limits, Oct. 22.
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Voters in four Colorado communities — Boulder, Broomfield, Lafayette and Fort Collins — will weigh measures this November seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing. So far, the largest battle is taking place in Fort Collins, home to about 150,000 people.
Originally published on Mon October 21, 2013 8:57 am
<strong>Hold Your Horses:</strong> The main flavor of a sour beer is tartness, like a strawberry or lemon. But many sours also have a "funky" taste that some say smells like a horse blanket or a barnyard.
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Move over, bitter IPAs and chocolaty stouts. There's a new kid on the craft brewing block, and it's going to knock your salivary glands into action.
It's called "sour beer." When you take a sip, it's like biting into a Granny Smith apple that's soaked in a French red wine: crisp, refreshing and a bit odd.
Initiatives to ban or place moratoriums on fracking are up for a vote Nov. 5 in four Colorado cities. In campaign finance filings posted Tuesday, opponents of the bans and moratoriums have significantly outspent those in favor of ending the practice.
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Across Colorado thousands of federally funded lab workers remain furloughed due to the government shutdown. At the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases in Fort Collins, just 10 percent of staff remain on duty.