One lane of Lake Street closed at Center

The eastbound drive lane, south sidewalk and bike lane along  Lake Street by the Aggie Village North construction site will be closed from March 25 through April 4 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. The closure is to accommodate utility work. The construction site is on the southwest corner of Lake Street and Center Avenue, adjacent to the north side of Prospect Road.

Read More

An elephant never forgets

For centuries the exceptional memories of elephants have been the theme of fables. Now new research from Professor George Wittemyer of CSU's Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology and his team proves that elephants’ tremendous memories of their habitats and their resources contributes to their survival in challenging environments.

Read More

Bite into a healthy lifestyle with these smart snacking tips

Every March, the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics encourages Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating through promoting National Nutrition Month. This year's theme, "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle," encourages cFresh sliced fruit isolated on whiteonsumers to adopt a healthy lifestyle that is focused on eating and drinking fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health.

Read More

In memory: Betty Marie Espinoza

Our mother Betty Marie Espinoza (Gallegos) entered into eternal peace on March 4 at home surrounded by her family and friends. Betty was born on April 29, 1938, to Eduardo Gallegos and Francesquita Chavez in San Luis. She is preceded in death by her brothers Tom and Edward Gallegos; she is survived by her brother, Paul Gallegos, and her sister, Carmen Martinez. She leaves behind her son, David Espinoza, and her daughter, Renee Lesser; her grandchildren, Leche Johnston and Dalton Lesser; her great grandchildren, Jaxson and Korbin Johnston.Betty Marie Espinoza She worked at Colorado State University for 28 years as an administrative assistant. She was very proud to serve her church through efforts of the altar and rosary society, Fiesta Fundraisers and Christmas bazaars. A viewing at Bohlender Funeral Chapelwas held Friday, March 6. Funeral serviceswere held on Saturday, March 7, at Holy Family Catholic Church a rosary at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Catholic mass at 9:30a.m., and a reception. God had given our mom two beautiful angels from heaven that cared for her over the last year. So much gratitude, love and respect for her sister, Carmen Martinez, and her sister in law, Jane Espinoza, for their endless love in honoring her wishes to remain at home. We owe a great deal of thanks and love for their selfless devotion over the past year. In lieu of flowers, we ask that contributions be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or Gateway Hospice, both of Fort Collins, in care of Bohlender Funeral Chapel, 121 W. Olive, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524.

Read More