NEWS: Tue. Jan 25, 2011

Jan 25th @ 6:51 pm in News by Scott Staley

Telluride Foundation adds Neil Armstrong to board. The Telluride Foundation — which doles out more than $1 million in grants to local non-profits each year — recently elected four new board members one of which is a prominent figure in space history Neil Armstrong.  According to the Daily Planet, Joanne Corzine-Brown who is the co-chair of the board says the new board line up represents an experienced and capable cross section of the community.  Armstrong’s impressive resume, which includes 13 world records in aviation and space, not to mention the first man on the moon, adds to the board’s prominence.
Source: Daily Planet (Posted 5:33p by Jim Kapp)

Equipment failure reason for loss of unknown number of recordings. An equipment failure is to blame for the loss of an unknown number of recordings between Colorado State Patrol troopers and dispatchers in Montrose late last year.  State Patrol Sgt. John Hahn, a Front Range spokesman for the agency, explains to the Daily Sentinel that technicians are working to find out when recording equipment actually failed at the Montrose Regional communications center, which covers a good part of southwestern Colorado.  According to Hahn, as much as a month’s worth of data was apparently lost.
Source: Daily Sentinel (Posted 5:34p by Jim Kapp)

Xcel to help customers with energy bills.Coloradans needing a helping hand to pay their winter heating bills may find it comes from an unexpected source…the energy companies.  David Eves, president of Xcel Energy says the partnership with Energy Outreach Colorado helps the corporation reach those most in need…
(Posted 5:38p by Jim Kapp)

Western State cheerleaders to hold mini cheer camp. The Western State College cheerleaders are inviting area children and teenagers to two nights of instruction and one performance next week for the 2011 Cheer Camp to be held in the Lower Gym on the Western State campus. The camps will be held Tuesday, Feb. 1, and Thursday, Feb. 3, and the campers will perform at the men’s and women’s basketball halftimes on Friday, Feb. 4.
(Posted 5:44p by Jim Kapp)