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Bill Tremblay

Added by yongli on 01/28/2019 - 10:57, last changed on 12/02/2019 - 01:07
Bill Tremblay is a poet and novelist. His work has appeared in nine full-length volumes including Crying in the Cheap Seats (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1971), The Anarchist Heart (New York: New Rivers Press, 1977). Home Front (Spokane, WA: Lynx House Press, 1978),...

Colorado in World War I

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:17, last changed on 04/08/2020 - 10:34
As Europe stumbled into war in late July and early August 1914, Coloradans viewed the conflict with mixed emotions. Some favored the English, French, Italians, Russians, and their allies. Others preferred the Germans and Austrians and their friends. The divisions were predictable. The 1910 federal...

Colorado: An Overview

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 05/01/2020 - 11:54

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Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

Fort Collins

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:46, last changed on 09/07/2020 - 01:07
Fort Collins, the fourth-most populous city in Colorado, lies along the Cache la Poudre River near the foothills of the northern Front Range . The seat of Larimer County , Fort Collins was founded as an Army camp in 1864 and has since developed into a regional hub for education, business, culture,...

Greeley

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Greeley is a growing community of 100,000 people along the Front Range in northeastern Colorado. Founded as an agricultural colony in 1870, the city has an economic, political, and cultural reach that extends far beyond its municipal borders. Greeley is the county seat of Weld County , one of the...

Horsetooth Reservoir

Added by yongli on 09/14/2020 - 16:44, last changed on 09/14/2020 - 16:44
Horsetooth Reservoir is located in the foothills just west of Fort Collins . The Bureau of Reclamation began construction of the reservoir in 1946 as part of the larger Colorado–Big Thompson Project , which provided additional irrigation water for the northern Front Range . Horsetooth Reservoir was...

Pat Stryker

Added by yongli on 07/06/2020 - 15:29, last changed on 07/06/2020 - 15:29
Patricia “Pat” Stryker (1956–) is a Colorado-based businesswoman and philanthropist. With an estimated net worth of $2.6 billion, Stryker has donated more than $195 million to charity in her lifetime, mostly through the Bohemian Foundation , her Fort Collins –based nonprofit. In addition to charity...

September 2013 Floods

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 14:45, last changed on 08/25/2020 - 10:28
In September 2013, Colorado’s Front Range , from Fort Collins south to Colorado Springs , experienced some of the most dramatic and devastating flood s in state history. In the hardest-hit areas, the rainfall beginning September 9 and ending September 16 matched or exceeded annual averages. Across...

Spring Creek Flood of 1997

Added by yongli on 10/22/2015 - 13:14, last changed on 07/30/2020 - 13:22
On July 28, 1997, the city of Fort Collins was inundated with the heaviest rains ever recorded in a Colorado urban area. During the peak of the storm, about six inches fell in an hour and a half. This caused Spring Creek, a tributary of the Cache la Poudre River , to rise thirty feet beyond its...

Teenokuhu (Friday)

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 11:44, last changed on 06/09/2020 - 11:44
Teenokuhu (ca. 1822–81), known to English speakers as “Friday” or “Friday Fitzpatrick,” was a nineteenth-century Northern Arapaho leader. As a boy, Teenokuhu (Arapaho for “sits meekly”) was separated from his band and adopted by Thomas Fitzpatrick, a white trapper who took him to St. Louis. After...
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