It is the 8th largest geographically and 21st most populous U. The state was named for the Colorado River, which Spanish travelers named the Río Colorado for the ruddy silt the river carried from the mountains. Grant signed Proclamation 230 admitting Colorado to the Union as the 38th state.
The Territory of Colorado was organized on February 28, 1861, and on August 1, 1876, U. Colorado is nicknamed the "Centennial State" because it became a state a century after the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
East of the Rocky Mountains are the Colorado Eastern Plains of the High Plains, the section of the Great Plains within Nebraska at elevations ranging from roughly 3,350 to 7,500 feet (1,020 to 2,290 m).
The Colorado plains were mostly prairies, but they have many patches of deciduous forests, buttes, and canyons.
It has been reported that as much as eight inches of water fell in some areas on Thursday and a 20-foot wall of water was reported to have swept through the Left Hand Canyon, north of Boulder, the same day.
New buildings in and near Denver’s burgeoning River North Art District soon could rise 16 stories in places under a long-in-the-works height incentives proposal that’s up for approval Monday by the City Council.
In 1962, she played Patty Maxwell in "Patti's Tune" of the CBS military sitcom/drama Hennesey, starring Jackie Cooper.
Morgan appeared in the 2002 George Clooney–directed film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, a fictionalized version of the life of Chuck Barris, creator of TV game shows The Gong Show, The Dating Game, and The Newlywed Game.
From 1954 to 1955, Morgan was a vocalist on the ABC television series show Stop the Music. and was featured on a special episode of The Jackie Gleason Show in which Lewis's entire company substituted for the vacationing Gleason.