But when the balloon eventually came down around 50 miles from the family home in the town of Fort Collins it was empty.
Barnes-Soliz, then 30, had earned a bachelor’s degree in science and environmental health and a Master of Science in industrial hygiene at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.
How do you explain the fact, for instance, that in Boulder, Colo., the average cost of Medicare treatment is $9,103, whereas an hour away in Fort Collins, Colo., the cost is $6,448?
She works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins,Colorado.
The High Park Fire is west of Fort Collins, and has burned more than 55, 000 acres so far.
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The rapid growth made the fire zone larger than Fort Collins, which is 47 square miles.
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In 2003, we had a massive 37-inch snowstorm over two days in Fort Collins.
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