Managing Risks of Gas and Oil, Wells and Pipelines

On November 4 the Environmental Action Team hosted a talk to learn more about how cities manage risks associated with gas and oil wells and pipelines.  Jason Elkins, Civil engineer at the City of Longmont presented: Gas & Oil Wells and Pipelines: What one City is doing to identify, investigate and assess the risks. We invite … More Managing Risks of Gas and Oil, Wells and Pipelines

Great Decisions: Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Great Decisions will meet Monday, November 6 from 11:30 to 1:30 (brown-bag lunch) at the Plymouth Congregational Church (916 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins). Guest are welcome!  Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan Major internal conflict has plagued Afghanistan for four decades. The U.S., for its part, has conducted military operations in the country nearly continuously … More Great Decisions: Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Spokesperson’s Corner: When to Walk Away…

Agree?  Disagree?  When to Walk Away…. If you have wondered if the time and effort you put into League activities and your own personal civic engagement make a difference in the community, the answer is a resounding YES. Feedback from various local groups, governmental entities or their staff, and the public on some of our … More Spokesperson’s Corner: When to Walk Away…

Healthcare Team Hosts October Events

The Health Care Team of the League of Women Voters – Larimer County, in partnership with the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, and NoCoNOW, are sponsoring a free community educational program on Improved Medicare for All – especially focusing on business owners and the money they would save with universal health care. The programs … More Healthcare Team Hosts October Events

Civics at the Library

The PR Team will once again collaborate with the Poudre River Libraries Civics Basics Series Three dates have been scheduled. Please join us! September 17, Constitution Day, Harmony Library, 2:00-3:30 p.m.: Understanding the US Constitution with Rabbi Hillel Katzir Thursday, October 12, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Old Town Library: Civics 101 with Rachel Van Houten and … More Civics at the Library

Great Decisions: Trade, Jobs, and Politics

Join us on Monday, October 2 from 11:30 to 1:30 (brown-bag lunch) at Plymouth Congregational Church (916 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins) for the continuation of our Our Great Decisions group.  At the October meeting we will be discussing Trade, Jobs, and Politics The U.S. political mood toward trade has gone sour. One need look … More Great Decisions: Trade, Jobs, and Politics