http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Frederick grads putting their tech application on the map of O&G industry and beyond http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/frederick-grads-putting-their-tech-application-map-og-industry-and-beyond <img src="http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/sites/www.cvfarmerandminer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flm_biz_maperturess_082714.jpg" alt="Pictured is a screen shot from Digital Data Services&#039; Maperture, an online mapping application which takes geospatial data and inventories that information into easily accessible online and physical maps that can then be applied to a company&#039;s marketing strategies, inventory, financial projections and more. Former Frederick High School grads Scott and Dave Carter, owners of DDS in Lakewood, said they wanted to create an application that was easy to use for even the least tech-oriented personnel." title="Pictured is a screen shot from Digital Data Services&#039; Maperture, an online mapping application which takes geospatial data and inventories that information into easily accessible online and physical maps that can then be applied to a company&#039;s marketing strategies, inventory, financial projections and more. Former Frederick High School grads Scott and Dave Carter, owners of DDS in Lakewood, said they wanted to create an application that was easy to use for even the least tech-oriented personnel." align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p class="p1"> <b>LAKEWOOD &mdash;</b> Two brothers and Frederick High School grads providing nearly two decades&rsquo; worth of digital data services have now developed a mapping application they said is easy to use, even for the most technologically impaired.</p> Foundation goes ‘above and beyond’ to assist Wagner family of Frederick http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/foundation-goes-%E2%80%98above-and-beyond%E2%80%99-assist-wagner-family-frederick <img src="http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/sites/www.cvfarmerandminer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flm_comm_dreamvacation_082714_gs.jpg" alt="The Wagners of Frederick pose for a picture during a recent trip to Davenport, Fla., courtesy of the Sunshine Foundation. The foundation helps families with special needs children by providing special moments or vacations the family might otherwise never be able to achieve. Mother Kimberly Wagner (right) said her 8-year-old autistic son Cooper (center, with backpack) opened up more than usual and responded well to the trip - particularly Legoland - making it a lot of fun for the whole family." title="The Wagners of Frederick pose for a picture during a recent trip to Davenport, Fla., courtesy of the Sunshine Foundation. The foundation helps families with special needs children by providing special moments or vacations the family might otherwise never be able to achieve. Mother Kimberly Wagner (right) said her 8-year-old autistic son Cooper (center, with backpack) opened up more than usual and responded well to the trip - particularly Legoland - making it a lot of fun for the whole family." align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /><p> <b>FREDERICK &mdash;</b> Kimberly Wagner said her family has had a <span class="s2">hard time traveling together at all since her and her husband Kevin&rsquo;s 8-year-old son, Cooper, was diagnosed with autism some five years ago.</span></p> Softball: Warriors wrap up undefeated week in style http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/softball-warriors-wrap-undefeated-week-style <img src="http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/sites/www.cvfarmerandminer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fm_sp_sfbl4_082714.jpg" alt="Paris Woods of the Warriors, who hit a three-run home run against Mead in a 5-0 win, tries to get the bat around on this pitch Aug. 21. " title="Paris Woods of the Warriors, who hit a three-run home run against Mead in a 5-0 win, tries to get the bat around on this pitch Aug. 21. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <b>ERIE &ndash; </b>Frederick&rsquo;s Savannah Hall wanted to make up for a lost at-bat.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">&ldquo;I wanted to redeem myself. I struck out looking the first time I was at bat,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;Good batters go up there, and they answer. That&rsquo;s what I wanted to do. I just wanted to hit the ball. I wasn&rsquo;t looking to do anything big. I cleared it, so I was pretty happy.&rdquo;</span></p> Bids for upcoming paving projects in Firestone approved http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/bids-upcoming-paving-projects-firestone-approved <img src="http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/sites/www.cvfarmerandminer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fm_park_avenue_082714_gs.jpg" alt="Park Avenue near the library will receive paving improvements this fall, paid through street impact fees. " title="Park Avenue near the library will receive paving improvements this fall, paid through street impact fees. " align="left" hspace="6" width="153" height="85" /><p> <b>FIRESTONE &mdash; </b>During an Aug. 13 meeting, the Firestone Board of Trustees approved roadway paving projects to be undertaken in the coming months, including the final phase of expansion on Firestone Boulevard.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">According to Firestone officials, travelers on Firestone Boulevard will be seeing roadwork &ldquo;in full swing&rdquo; by early September as crews work to add an additional lane in each direction between Birch and Cimarron streets.</span></p> Farmer & Miner to be absorbed into Fort Lupton Press as of Sept. 1 http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/farmer-miner-be-absorbed-fort-lupton-press-sept-1 <p> <b>FREDERICK &mdash; </b>Publication of the <i>Carbon Valley Farmer &amp; Miner</i>, a weekly newspaper of MetroWest Newspapers serving Frederick, Firestone, Dacono and the surrounding area, will cease in its current form effective Sept. 1.</p> <p class="p4"> The move comes as MetroWest and parent company, Landmark Community Newspapers, LLC., reconfigure their print strategy, with an emphasis on incorporating coverage of the Tri-Towns into the <i>Fort Lupton Press</i>, which is also owned by LCNI and operated by the MetroWest staff.</p> Aims ag program gaining momentum http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/aims-ag-program-gaining-momentum <img src="http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/sites/www.cvfarmerandminer.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flm_edu_aimsagclub_082714.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="83" height="85" /><p> <strong>FORT LUPTON &mdash;</strong> It&rsquo;s been only about a year and a half since Aims Community College began offering an agriculture program, and already some anecdotal evidence between instructors suggests it is planting seeds of opportunity.</p> <p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Success stories tend to be the benchmark by which a curriculum is judged, and a few notable stories are coming out of the South Campus in Fort Lupton.</span></p> United Way of Weld County announces newly elected Board of Directors, officers http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/united-way-weld-county-announces-newly-elected-board-directors-officers <p> <b>GREELEY &mdash; </b>United Way of Weld County earlier this month announced new members for its board of directors and the 2014-15 officers.</p> Carbon Valley Heating and Air announces expanded services, staff http://www.cvfarmerandminer.com/content/carbon-valley-heating-and-air-announces-expanded-services-staff <p> <b style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">FIRESTONE &mdash; </b><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Earlier this month, Carbon Valley Heating &amp; Air announced Mike Parker joined the company to develop accounts as a national account manager.</span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s1">Parker spent the past 10 years working for a Longmont-based company managing a team of service experts.</span></p>