Our family is, too, considering moving to Ft. Collins, Colorado. Dh's uncle has lived there for a few years and really loves it. He said that we'd love it.
I'm researching the same types of things, so maybe we can compare notes. It would be really helpful, as we've never visited there. I'm not sure when we'll visit, but we're planning to move within the next few months.
Dh has applied to vet school at Colorado State (and other places), and he'll be finding out if he has been accepted soon. He'd begin next August, 2005.
Please keep in touch. I'd love to find out what you've learned.