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Posted on August 9, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Associated Press Colorado Daybook for Friday, Aug. 9.


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Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news of statewide interest develops in your area. For questions about the Daybook, please call the AP Denver bureau at 303-825-0123. Items to be considered for interest can be emailed to apdenver@ap.org.

Aug. 9

5:30 p.m. — Intelligence Squared US debate with the Aspen Institute Aspen Strategy Group: "The US Has No Dog in the Fight in Syria." Former deputy Homeland Security adviser Richard Falkenrath, former assistant secretary of defense Graham Allison, Sir Nigel Sheinwald, a former British Ambassador to the United States and R. Nicholas Burns, a former undersecretary of state will participate.

Location: Paepcke Auditorium at The Aspen Institute, 1000 N. Third St., Aspen

Contact: Cristal Logan, (970) 544-7929

Aug. 10

11 a.m. — Immigration advocates in Greeley hold march urging Rep. Cory Gardner to support immigration reform.

Location: Luther Park, 10th Street and 22nd Avenue

Contact: Sonia Marquez, (720) 404-2551, sonia@coloradoimmigrant.org

1 p.m. — Sen. Mark Udall visits a new micro-hydro project in Ridgway.

Location: Ridgway State Park, Ridgway.

Contact: Mike Saccone, (202) 224-4334.

Aug. 11

Noon — Sen. Mark Udall visits the newly completed visitor center at Mesa Verde National Park.

Location: Visitor and Research Center in Mesa Verde National Park.

Contact: Mike Saccone, (202) 224-4334.

Aug. 12

9 a.m. — Libertarians challenge two Colorado legislative recall elections, saying state officials improperly cut off access to the ballot.

Location: Courtroom 409, Denver District Court, 1437 Bannock St., Denver

Contact: Jeff Orrok, (303) 995-0138 or statechair@LPColorado.org

9:30 a.m. — Michelle D. Johnson assumes command as the new Superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy. Lt. Gen. Michael C. Gould, the current superintendent, is scheduled to retire Aug. 12 after 37 years in the Air Force. Media wishing to cover the change of command ceremony must call (719) 333-7639 or (719) 333-7731 not later than 3 p.m. Friday.

10:15 a.m. — Sen. Mark Udall tours geothermal greenhouse.

Location: Geothermal Gazebo Park in Pagosa Springs, behind the County Building with access from 5th Street.

Contact: Mike Saccone, (202) 224-4334

11:30 a.m. — Public invited to opening of new Northern Colorado Regional Forensics Laboratory

Location: 2329 115th Ave., Greeley

Contact: Jennifer Finch, (970) 336-7203

12:30 p.m. — Sen. Mark Udall tours the West Fork Fire Complex and receive a briefing from Forest Service and community leaders.

Location: Hope Creek Drainage near Big Meadows Campground, Rio Grande National Forest, U.S. Highway 160, Creede

Contact: Mike Saccone, (202) 224-4334

1:15 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds "Coffee With Your Congressman"

Location: Alzheimer's Association, 415 Peterson Street, Fort Collins

Contact: Brian Branton, 202-225-2161

2:30 p.m. — Sen. Mark Udall meets with Del Norte officials to learn about the town's efforts to eliminate its carbon footprint by installing solar arrays on municipal buildings.

Location: Windsor Hotel, 605 Grande Ave., Del Norte.

Contact: Mike Saccone, (202) 224-4334

4 p.m. — Sen. Mark Udall discusses expanding access to health care in the San Luis Valley at the Guadalupe Health Center.

Location: Guadalupe Health Center, 10th and Dahlia Streets, Antonito

Contact: Mike Saccone, (202) 224-4334

Aug. 13

All Day — Gov. John Hickenlooper meets with voters in Eastern Colorado. Tuesday's schedule:

8:30 a.m. — Northeastern Junior College, Hays Student Center - Tennant Art Gallery, 100 College Ave., Sterling

10 a.m. — Y-W Electric Association Inc. Community Room, 250 Main Ave., Akron

12:45 p.m. — Burlington Community Center, 340 S 14th St., Burlington

2:15 p.m. — John Deere Dealership, 44578 Highway 40, Burlington

4:15 p.m. — Lamar Community Center, 610 S. 6th St., Lamar

5:30 p.m. — Baca County Resource Center, 1260 Main St., Springfield

10 a.m. - noon — Google; Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; and Boulder Mayor Matt Appelbaum launch a program to help small businesses in the Boulder area launch websites.

Location: Rembrandt Yard, 1301 Spruce Street, Boulder

Contact: Miles Graham, (303) 825-6100

6:15 p.m. — Pueblo County Republican Party hosts first event with two GOP candidates for governor, Secretary of State Scott Gessler and former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo.

Location: Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe, Pueblo

Contact: Becky Mizel, (719) 671-7095

7:30 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting.

Location: Josephine Commons Senior Housing, 455 N. Burlington Ave., Boulder.

Contact: Brian Branton, 202-225-2161

Aug. 14

All Day — Gov. John Hickenlooper meets with voters in Southern Colorado. Wednesday's schedule:

7:30 a.m. — A.R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, 150 E. Main St., Trinidad

10:30 a.m. — Alamosa City Council Chambers, 300 Hunt Ave., Alamosa

12:30 p.m. — SteamPlant Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave., Salida

2:45 p.m. — Rio Grande County Annex, 965 6th St., Del Norte

4:45 p.m. — Pagosa Brewing and Grill, 118 N. Pagosa Blvd., Pagosa Springs

10 a.m. — Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Mike Coffman host bipartisan Taskforce on Post-Traumatic Stress.

Location: Old Supreme Court Chambers, Colorado State Capitol

Contact: Mike Saccone (Udall) (202)-224-4334, Dustin Zvonek (Coffman) - (720) 748-7515

4 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting.

Location: Pulliam Community Center, 545 N. Cleveland Ave., Loveland

Contact: Brian Branton, 202-225-2161

6:30 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting.

Location: 3800 Wilson Ave., Wellington

Contact: Brian Branton, 202-225-2161

Aug. 15-18

More than 500 Civil Air Patrol members expected in Denver for the U.S. Air Force auxiliary's Annual Conference.

Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver

Contact: Julie DeBardelaben, jdebardelaben@capnhq.gov or (334) 953-7748, ext. 250

Aug. 15

9 a.m. — Rep. Jared Polis meets with Colorado Bioscience Association

Location: Innosphere, 320 East Vine Drive, Fort Collins

Contact: Brian Branton, 202-225-2161

6 p.m. — Climate change symposium with U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter. Press preregistration required.

Location: American Mountaineering Center, Foss Auditorium, 710 10th St, Golden

Contact: Cindy Lay, (303) 483-5319

Aug. 18

9:30 a.m. — Rev. Jesse Jackson participates in the 10th annual American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) Summit.

Location: Doerr-Hosier Center at Aspen Meadows Resort, 845 Meadows Rd, Aspen

Contact: Jeanette Darnauer, (970) 925-9010, x202

Aug. 19

7 p.m. — Samuel Adams hosts "Brewing The American Dream," a "speed-coaching" event designed to help craft brewers, bakers, restaurateurs and people starting their own food trucks.

Location: Mi Casa, 360 Acoma Street, Denver

Contact: George Sopko, (646) 502-3507

Aug. 20

8 a.m. - 2 p.m. — The North Metro Fire Rescue District, International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2203 and the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters host a workshop to give elected and appointed officials a hands-on look at firefighting. Media wishing to cover the workshop are asked to request media credentials before Aug. 19.

Location: North Metro Fire Rescue District Training Center, 1006 Weld County Road 11, Erie

Contact: Ross Riley, (720) 891-8762 or rriley@northmetrofire.org

Aug. 22

6:30 p.m. — Interactive public meeting about Artspace, a community with affordable live/work housing for artists and space for arts organizations, creative businesses and art-friendly ventures along the W Line light rail in Lakewood's 40 West Arts District.

Location: Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Mary Harris Auditorium, 1600 Pierce St., Lakewood

Contact: Stacie Oulton, (303) 987-7058

Aug. 25

11:30 a.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting

Location: Broomfield Community Center, 280 Lamar St., Broomfield

Contact: (202) 225-2161

1:30 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting

Location: Berthoud Community Center, 248 Welch St.. Berthoud

Contact: (202) 225-2161

3:30 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting

Location: Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St.

Contact: (202) 225-2161

Aug. 29

3 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis holds town hall meeting

Location: Morgan Library Event Hall, First Floor, Colorado State University

Contact: (202) 225-2161

Sept. 8

11 a.m. — The American Culinary Federation Colorado Chefs Association and Douglas County School District Nutrition Services present Colorado Chefs Salute to Education.

Location: Civic Green Park, Highlands Ranch

Contact: Janelle Jones, 303-818-6849

Sept. 13-14

2013 Rocky Mountain Private Investigator Conference

Location: Table Mountain Inn, 1310 Washington Ave., Golden

Contact: 1-888-794-0380


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