Author: Jordan Secher

High Plains Blues Society Presents Friday Night Blues

After a very long break in live blues music, the High Plains Blues Society (HPBS) swings into action again with “Friday Night Blues” at the Foothills Mall on Friday, August 13th from 6-8:30 p.m. Featuring two impressive acts from Fort Collins, this event is sure to be the talk of the summer music scene! Opening the show is high-energy band, Queen Bee & the Stingers, followed by the multi-talented Robert Wilson Blues Band. Both bands are guaranteed to get you on your feet and dancing to some of the best blues music around. Seating is casual, so you are...

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Northern Colorado’s Newest Credit Union Named “Best-In-State” by Forbes

For the fourth consecutive year, Ent Credit Union has been named the top-ranked credit union in Colorado, and one of the best credit unions in America according to Forbes. “We are honored and humbled to once again receive this national recognition from Forbes,” said Chad Graves, chief executive officer for Ent. “The fact that our members took the time to rate us highly in areas such as trust, financial advice, transparency and service means everything to us.” More than 25,000 U.S. citizens were surveyed, with only 3.6% of the nation’s 5,068 credit unions receiving a “Best-In-State” designation. “Over the past year, we have...

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Northern Colorado Regional Airport Steps Up to Help Thunderbirds for Cheyenne Frontier Days Show

Military Jet Traffic Expected July 25 – 29 The Northern Colorado Regional Airport (FNL) will host the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as they prepare to perform at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 28. The Cheyenne Airport is undergoing renovations, and FNL is the only other airport in the area with the capabilities to support the Thunderbird team. “We are proud to use our facility for such an important mission, and appreciate everyone’s cooperation and understanding to make this a safe and enjoyable experience for all,” said Jason Licon, airport director. There are no Thunderbird events, shows or viewing opportunities...

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Honorees Inducted into the Greeley Arts Legacy Hall of Fame

The Greeley Arts Legacy will be inducting their 2020 and 2021 honorees into the Greeley Arts Legacy Hall of Fame. The event will be held on October 28, 2021 at the Hensel Phelps Theater in the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley. The event will begin at 7:00 pm and is open free to the public.   In order to be selected for the Greeley Arts Legacy Hall of Fame Award, recipients must represent an area of the arts, including but not limited to visual, performing, literary, education, leadership, benefactors, applied, and creatives. The nominee must exhibit a body...

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City Manager Roy Otto Steps Down After 22 Years Serving Greeley

Longtime City Manager Roy Otto announced his resignation today after a distinguished tenure serving the City of Greeley for over two decades.   Otto started with the city in 1999 as assistant city manager after returning to his home state upon earning a master’s degree in Public Administration and working in Florida and was appointed to his current role in 2005. Under his watch, the city experienced unprecedented population growth, constructed buildings such as the downtown hotel and conference center, fire stations no. 1 and 6, and the remodel of station 2, built City Center South and passed voter-approved...

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Cocktails for a Cause

Trees, Water & People Invites the Community to Fight Climate Migration from Central America Local nonprofit organization Trees, Water & People (TWP) will host an evening of music, local food and cocktails in downtown Fort Collins to raise funds and awareness for TWP’s work combating climate migration out of Central America. Last year, while Fort Collins extinguished the last of the Cameron Peak Fire, two major hurricanes upended the lives of 7.5 million Central Americans, already living in precarious economic circumstances. This climate disaster caused an exodus from the region not seen in decades, reversible only through investments in...

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The 2021 Loveland Summer Concert Series Kick-Off

The 2021 Loveland Summer Concert Series Kicks-Off July 29, 2021 at the Foote Lagoon The Loveland Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Rialto Theater, kicks-off at 6:30 pm on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater (500 E. Third Street, Loveland, CO 80537). The Rialto Theater is thrilled to welcome everyone back to a beloved series that has been an integral part of summer for residents and visitors to northern Colorado for years. The weekly concerts on July 29, August 5, August 12, and August 19, 2021, are free to the public and enjoyable for all ages. Amphitheater...

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Aerial Mulching Operations to Begin in Cameron Peak Burn Area

Beginning Monday, July 19, helicopters will take flight to begin aerial mulching operations within the Cameron Peak Fire burn area. The goal of these mulching operations is to mitigate the negative consequences of the wildfire to high priority watershed values including water quality and supply, river ecosystem function and health, and to reduce flood impacts to downstream communities in both the Cache la Poudre and Big Thompson watersheds. At 208,913 acres, the Cameron Peak Fire (CPF) is the largest wildfire in Colorado’s recorded history. The USFS Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) report estimated 36% of the Cameron Peak Fire...

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MoAFC 2022 Masks Call for Entry

Welcome to the beginning of the 18th annual Eye Center of Northern Colorado Masks Benefit for the Museum of Art | Fort Collins! Masks is the museum’s largest annual fundraiser, now going on strong for 18 years! Masks artists are chosen from those that submit an application to this call. Museum members are given first priority and then nonmembers are given masks on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are not a member of the museum and would like to become one, you may do so by clicking HERE. Artist memberships are only $20 for a full range of exciting...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County Launches Middle School Workforce Development Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County Launches Middle School Workforce Development Program Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (BGCLC), in partnership with Poudre School District (PSD), has launched a comprehensive, workforce development program dedicated to serving middle school students this summer. The program was designed to give middle school students a safe place to be during the summer months and to give them hands-on experiences and exposure to different career paths. The entire program is nine weeks long and each week features a different industry. This summer’s industries include: technology, construction, energy, healthcare, hospitality and more. Each...

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Upcoming Events

Tue 27

Fort Collins Farmers Market

May 9 @ 10:00 am - November 14 @ 2:00 pm
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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - August 19 @ 8:30 pm
Windsor
Tue 27

SHREK THE MUSICAL

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - August 22 @ 10:00 pm
Johnstown
Tue 27
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Kei Ito-Aborning New Light

July 1 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Fort Collins