Twitter Increases Length of Tweets

Twitter Increases Length of Tweets

  Twitter has recently announced that they will be testing a new character limit per tweet. The company is allowing a small percentage of users to use 280 characters per tweet – twice the amount as right now. Following the testing group, Twitter will then decide whether or not they will be increasing character length […]

Fun Events for First Fall Weekend

Fun Events for First Fall Weekend

  It’s hard to believe that Summer is already almost over as today marks the last day of the season. It seems like just yesterday we were greeted with the longest day of the year. While we all had fun during those few months, students are back in school, leaves will begin to change color, […]

Weather Conditions Affect Local Fires

Weather Conditions Affect Local Fires

It has been no secret regarding the fires in Northern Colorado the last few months as firefighters have banded together to take on and contain as many as possible. While many have been contained, there are still a number of wildfires still currently active. Weather conditions tomorrow may only make it worse and could potentially […]

Current Active Colorado Fires

Current Active Colorado Fires

  While Houston, Florida and other southeastern parts of the country has been facing the repercussions of hurricanes, Colorado is in a dry spell, causing multiple fires to occur. Fort Collins and other parts of northern Colorado has been facing the smoke from other fires that have hit the midwest and northwest states such as […]

Craft Beer in C-Stores

Craft Beer in C-Stores

  Increasingly, customers expect their favorite c-stores to stock up on their favorite local and regional craft beers. This past July, the Brewers Association announced it is issuing a certified independent craft brewer label seal, available to qualified producers. The upside-down beer bottle image symbolizes the upending effect the craft sector has had on the […]

FoCo Tour de Fat Guide 2017

FoCo Tour de Fat Guide 2017

  Get ready, Fort Collins. The annual Tour de Fat returns to Fort Collins tomorrow morning. Roads are surely to be jam-packed with cyclists in crazy, fun and hysterical costumes. Roads will begin to be closed down at 6:00 AM on Saturday to prepare for the parade route. So, where and when does the Tour […]

How Natural Disasters Affect Gas Prices

How Natural Disasters Affect Gas Prices

  Higher prices at the pump often lead the public to assume a retailer is price gouging.   The retail fuel marketplace is the most competitive commodity market in the nation. There are an estimated 150,000 retail fueling facilities in the United States. Of these operations, less than 1% are owned and operated by the […]

A&W Root Beer Made Fresh

A&W Root Beer Made Fresh

  A&W has decided on expanding its franchise into the c-store business. As many of there restaurants are located inside gas station and convenience stores, it makes since for the company to go in such a direction. Along with it’s re commitment to expansion, A&W started its return to its roots serving freshly made Root […]

Labor Day Weekend 2017: Where to go

Labor Day Weekend 2017: Where to go

  Where has the Summer gone? It seems like just yesterday we were enjoying the longest day of the year but we are now nearing the end of August. School is back in session, vacations are few and far between and it’s only time before we enter cold temperatures. Before we completely transition into the […]