Published on Thursday, May 28 2015 13:56
By Ron Gosnell
The new trees planted by volunteers last spring have broken dormancy. In spite of a harsh early freeze last fall that caused some damage, all the new trees are growing. Way to go, Volunteers!
The first winter after transplant is critical for new tree survival. The top-notch planting care given by the planting teams, and follow-up maintenance by Public Works, Parks and others, helped achieve this welcome result.
Published on Tuesday, May 26 2015 07:18
Starting on October 1, Rocky Mountain National Park will increase entrance fees in order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the park. Because of Rocky’s proximity to the populated Colorado Front Range, the park will be adding a single day pass to the existing option of fees. This “Day Use Pass” will be $20 while the weekly pass will
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 12:53
Soul Contract revisited
A wake-up call
When the game gets serious
What are we grateful for?
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 12:56
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by, some nice days, but it’s still raining. We are susceptible to uncomfortable memories, and although the river rose to over 1400 cubic feet per second, it was much, much higher during the flood! True, it is scary, though.
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 11:35
The United States opened the Kansas territory for settlement in 1854 amid violence over whether to be a free or slavery state. Finally, Kansas entered the Civil War as a free state. After the war, settlers turned the prairies into productive farmland, and today the state provides corn, wheat, sorghum, and sunflowers for the rest of the country and beyond.