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Rockwell sentenced to 144 years for Evans shooting incident

Greeley, CO – Today in Weld County District Court, Matthew Gene Rockwell (DOB: 4/13/86) was sentenced to 144 years in prison for beating his girlfriend then shooting at police officers and paramedics he had beckoned to his Evans home with a 911 call.   “We take very seriously anyone who hurts or tries to hurt [...]

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Parents to get information on student educational options

GREELEY – Parents of children who reside in the Greeley/ Ft. Collins area will have an opportunity to hear about the multiple educational opportunities and schooling options available to their children during an expo in June.   Local radio station, Pirate Radio 104.7 is sponsoring Education Options For Children on June 15. The event, which [...]

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Evans Senior Center Feb. 20, 2012

by Betty Grauberger –   With sights set high, we are eagerly awaiting the final verdict…..as of now we believe that we will be starting up our Friday Lunch Program with Weld County Senior Nutrition beginning on Friday, March 1st…..keep tuned in and we will advise you by next week as to our progress. (and [...]

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Rise in food stamp rolls causing problems for local revenues

by Matt Lacy –   The increase in food stamp recipients under President Obama’s economy is causing an unintended consequence as local municipalities find themselves dealing with the loss of tax revenue resulting from the purchases.   The number of people on food stamps has increased to a record 46.7 million people in June while [...]

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Evans Senior Center 9/16/2012

by Betty Grauberger–   EVANS — Dining Around with Donn and Bev on has been changed to October 3rd leaving at 10:00 a.m. to have lunch at the Mount Vernon Country Club.   Transportation $10.00 paid in advance upon registration and Brunch is on your own.   Sign up early as these events fill quickly. Next trip…..BRANSON, [...]

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Evans Senior Center 9/2/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   HAVE A WONDERFUL LABOR DAY WEEKEND!   AND GOD BLESS THE U.S.A.! CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be September 1st at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Don’t forget to bring those family heirlooms and treasures for [...]

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Journey church provides help to John Evans middle school

by Jack Minor –   In an example how individuals, rather than government funding can help our local schools, members of a local church recently helped John Evans middle school prepare for the upcoming school year.   At Monday’s special board meeting, District Superintendent Ranelle Lang read from an e-mail noting how Journey Christian Church [...]

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Evans Police locate abducted child

EVANS- The Evans Police Department was able to successfully locate a missing 9 year old who was reportedly abducted Sunday evening.   Police officers in Evans were notified at around 8:30 p.m. that a 9 year old girl had been missing from the 2900 block of Glendale since 8 pm on Aug. 5.   Following [...]

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Evans Senior Center 8/5/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Next dining around with Donn and Bev will be A SURPRISE….A MYSTERY TRIP….ALL OF $2.00 FOR TRANSPORTATION.  DATE WILL BE AUGUST [...]

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Evans Senior Center 7/22/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   Next dining around with Donn and Bev will be to the Little Bear Inn north of Cheyenne on Wednesday, July 25th leaving Evans at 3:40 p.m.   Cost for transportation is $10.00 with dinner on your own.   You may sign up at the Rec Desk at the Evans Community [...]

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Evan Senior Center 7/8/2012

CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Since our caterer for Friday lunch will be out of town on the third Friday in July or July 20th to be exact so we will not have [...]

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Evans “Playful City USA” four years in a row

      For the 4th consecutive year, the city of Evans has earned the distinction of being a “Playful City USA” by a group that empowers communities to build playgrounds.   The American Academy of Pediatrics says that play is critical to brain development. It allows children to use their creativity while simultaneously developing [...]

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Evans collects 150 lbs. of expired prescription drugs

by Jack Minor –   Working in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Evans Police and Fire Departments were able to collect a large supply of potentially dangerous controlled substances from area residents last weekend. The DEA established the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in 2008 to encourage residents to go through their medicine [...]

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Evans Senior Center April 8-15

Staff Reports –   by Betty Grauberger   What a wonderful response we have had to our upcoming Fall Color trip to the beautiful ISLE OF COUDRES in the Charlevoix Region of Quebec, Canada in the St. Lawrence Seaway.   If you have never been to this area, we would encourage you to come along especially [...]

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Evans Senior Center

Staff Reports – by Betty Grauberger   Senior Breakfasts are once again on the first Thursday each month here at the senior center.   $4.50 for all you can eat and no reservations required.   See you on the 5th of April. There will be NO LUNCHES ON FRIDAY in April.   We will resume in May on [...]

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Evans Senior Center 3/20/2012

by Betty Grauberger   New York City participants……your pre-trip meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the City of Evans Community Complex.   You will need to attend or have someone pick up your paperwork on that day.   Senior Breakfasts are once again on the first Thursday each month here at [...]

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Evans Senior Center 3/7/2012

by Betty Grauberger   New York City participants……your pre-trip meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the City of Evans Community Complex.   You will need to attend or have someone pick up your paperwork on that day. Senior Breakfasts are once again on the first Thursday each month here at [...]

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Evans Senior Center 1/13/2012

Staff Reports – by Betty Grauberger   Be sure and check out the new Dining Around Schedule for this year.   Dennis and Donna have retired, however Donn and Bev Reid are continuing on with the fun.   You can check the schedule and register for the program by calling the Rec. Desk at 475-1125. Senior Friday Lunches [...]

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Evans goes green, approves solar panels at Campus Crest

Evans approved solar panels like these to be installed at Campus Crest apartments by Jack Minor – The Evans city council approved a solar power project that will provide enough power for 44 homes at the Campus Crest apartments. Derek Esposito, project manager for Solar City, told councilmembers the company wanted to install solar panels [...]

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Evans Senior Center

by Betty Grauberger   Senior Friday Lunches are back.  These are in the format of soup/salad/baked potato type lunches where it is not necessary to make a reservation.   We will be serving from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the cost per person will be $4.50….catering done by Randy Millsap.   We hope you will take [...]

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Evans Senior Center

  Senior Friday Lunches are back.  These are in the format of soup/salad/baked potato type lunches where it is not necessary to make a reservation.   We will be serving from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the cost per person will be $4.50….catering done by Randy Millsap.   We hope you will take the time to [...]

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Greeley is trunk of Al Qaeda family tree?

The Muslim Brotherhood appears to be on the verge of gaining power within the Egyptian government. With the addition of power in Egypt, this group of what too many Americans consider a small group of Islamist extremist will add to the power they have already gained in other recent government overthrows across northern Africa. Perhaps [...]

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Trimberger out, Lidiak in

  by Jack Minor   -– At the first meeting of the new District 6 school board, members wasted no time in setting a new tone and direction. After  all board members except Judy Kron and Julia Richard indicated they would not support her leadership, Linda Trimberger was forced to step down from the board president [...]

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

 Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger  Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf.   You may also donate at La Mariposa Restaurant at 11:30 a.m. on October 27th or at the Senior Center from now [...]

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SchoolBoard, Prop.103, City Council….Here’s sound advice

  Staff Reports  – Evans Fire Protection District – unnecessary.  Evans still has efficiencies to find and fat to cut before asking for tax hikes in these times.   Proposition 103 – This one is simple.  No. For many reasons, but you can stop at the fact that the new tax money will not be [...]

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Greeley braces for new flood of California illegals

In Sacramento, California, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday granted illegal immigrants access to state financial aid at public universities and community colleges. The “DREAM ACT” as it has been labeled will allow students who are illegal immigrants and who have attended high school in California for three years to be at least as eligible for [...]

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf so she will not have to stay there forever…..now, now…..I know some of you think that would be a good idea, but it is an even better [...]

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Broughton, Elliott, Rankin, Pike – right choices for schools

 Greeley Gazette  Editorial Board  Greeley schools are not exemplary by any stretch of the imagination.  The current SB doesn’t admit even this. City leaders and local Realtors often hear from businesses and individuals that refuse to move to Greeley because our schools perform so poorly. The Co. Dept. of Ed.  just handed another indictment to [...]

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Evans Senior Center

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means November 3rd for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all you can put in your little tummies…….it is good down home cookin’ and we hope [...]

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Gilcrest trustee stands firm in opposition to public documents in Spanish

by Jack Minor – A town trustee is standing firm amidst a media onslaught, stating that he is not a racist and his comments are actually intended to help Spanish-only speaking persons succeed in America. Recently the town of Gilcrest sent nearly 30 notices to residents informing them they would need to cut down trees [...]

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Greeley Unites Against Abortion / Untold Post Affects

On October 2, 2011 at 2:00 in the afternoon, the annual Greeley life chain took place on 23rd street. About 200 pro-life advocates expanded the line. Mary Jane Kuhn, a District 6 paraprofessional has coordinated this event for ten years but notes the city of Greely has been gathering for these life chains since the [...]

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Evans Senior Center – October

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means October 6th for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all you can put in your little tummies……..some of the choices are pancakes, sausage, biscuits and [...]

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How will UNC Bankruptcy affect students?

by Craig Masters      – - Opening for its first students in 1854 with no less a prestigious president than Horace Mann, founder of American public education, Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, was bankrupt and ceased operations just before the seniors finished their final term in the spring of 2008. Imagine that you are a [...]

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Tour de Fat returns to Ft. Collins

Festival bikers are ready to roll Thousands of fun seekers dressed up as everything from alligators and hot dogs to tacos and zebras as they mounted their bikes and took over the streets of Ft. Collins Saturday morning for a wild street party named the Tour de Fat. The event begins as a church bell [...]

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means October 6th for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all you can put in your little tummies……..some of the choices are pancakes, sausage, biscuits and [...]

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