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1976 Winter Olympics

Added by yongli on 07/29/2016 - 11:15, last changed on 11/17/2017 - 10:05

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In the early 1960s, Governor John A. Love and other business leaders worked to bring the 1976 Winter Olympics to Colorado. Despite winning the bid from the International Olympic Committee in 1970, the voters of Colorado decided not to fund the winter games, causing the event to be moved to...

Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado

Added by yongli on 05/12/2016 - 16:53, last changed on 10/30/2017 - 01:07
The United States Reclamation Service, later renamed the Bureau of Reclamation, was created in 1902 to advance settlement of the West through construction of large dams, reservoirs, canals, and other projects. Since then, the service has played an important role in the development of Colorado’s...

Wayne Aspinall

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 14:56, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 08:01
At the memorial service for long-time congressman Wayne Aspinall in 1983, Colorado Governor Richard Lamm said, “you can’t take a drink of water in Colorado without remembering Wayne Aspinall.” Wayne Norviel Aspinall (1896–1983) was born in Ohio and moved with his family to Palisade , Colorado, in...
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