Category Archives: Evans Gazette

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

    Senior Breakfasts are back……and you missed the one last Thursday!!   However, we do have more opportunities on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m.   The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is … Continue reading

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Greeley/Evans school board candidate may face jail

by Jack Minor   –   The Gazette has learned that a candidate running for a position on the school board may have violated election laws by having another individual collect petition signatures without signing a circulator’s affidavit.  Jean Daviet is … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

  Senior Breakfasts are back……and you missed the one last Thursday!!   However, we do have more opportunities on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m.   The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just … Continue reading

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Greeley pastors are to be involved in politics

On October 2, 2011, pastors and churches will have an opportunity to participate in a rapidly growing movement to regain the relevance of the church. For decades, pastors and churches have wrongly been told they should not participate in the … Continue reading

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Mike McCune is Maaaad !!!!

The market’s wild gyrations continue and not only from the effects of the earthquake. The surges up and down earlier in the week were attributed to the forthcoming words of wisdom from the man with the key to the printing … Continue reading

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ACLU wins injunction to stop needy children from attending school of choice

by Jack Minor  — In a ruling that critics say will harm needy children, a Denver District Court judge has blocked Douglas County’s implementation of a scholarship program that would allow parents to send their children to the school of … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger –

Dining Around with Dennis and Donna….Sunday, September 18th from the south parking lot at 9:45 a.m.  You will be heading for Dorothy’s Catering Buffe Brunch in Loveland.   Cost $5.00 for transportation……plus your brunch, of course.   If you plan to attend … Continue reading

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Stupid is as stupid does, August 2011

By Mike Bauman  – Two Aurora police officers went afoul of the law in Wyoming last week.  Goshen County  (Torrington) Wyoming Sheriff’s office was notified of a marked Aurora Police vehicle that was speeding, using its emergency equipment to pass … Continue reading

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Pigeons cause 17,600 residents to lose power

by Vanessa Dominguez  – On July 29, electrical power was out for many Greeley businesses and residents, leaving them wondering, “How long will this last?” General manager Mark, of Del Taco, stated he personally had to turn away thirty drive-through … Continue reading

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National Night Out comes to Evans

On Tuesday, August 2, 2011 citizens, community groups, local businesses, local officials, and Law Enforcement Agencies from all over the country will join forces to mark the “28th Annual National Night Out”.  This year, over 34 million people across the … Continue reading

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City of Evans amends curfew hours

On July 5, 2011, the Evans City Council amended its municipal code concerning curfew hours for minors, raising the age of minor from 16 years to 18 years. Under the revised ordinance, minors under the age of 18 may be … Continue reading

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A Strong Central Government Insures Equality, Prosperity for All

 by Craig Masters  – Only a larger, stronger federal government can save the American Dream. This was the message that supporters of the Democratic Party budget plan brought to U.S. House and Senate members’ offices across the country Tuesday, July … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

           Join us, please, for a wonderful western style BBQ right here at the Senior Center on August 17th beginning at 11:00 a.m.  Guaranty Bank will be co-sponsoring this event and it will be a “HOOT”! … Continue reading

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Study Guide: How to pass emissions test

by Vanessa Dominguez   – Due to new legislation, vehicles in Colorado are subject to an emissions test. Although there is no solution to help you with another tax, oops, ‘fee’ increase, a few self-checks on your vehicle will help assure your … Continue reading

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Dog Leaping at Weld County Fair

The Weld County Fair would like to welcome Splash Dogs to this year’s venue. Splash Dogs is a nationally recognized dock jumping organization that will be performing at the Weld County Fair, July 29th through the 31st..   Dock jumping is … Continue reading

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Evans approves 120 foot Anadarko Tower

    by Jack Minor The Evans City Council has approved the installation of a second tower for Andarko Petroleum Corporation.  The 120 foot tall tower, with 7 dishes and antennae, will be built at the southwest corner of 40th Street and … Continue reading

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When does this Gay Rights insanity stop?

  A constitutional amendment to repeal Colorado’s gay marriage ban and replace it with language saying marriage is allowed regardless of sex could be on the 2012 ballot. Supporters argue that step 1 is for the state title board to … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

 We have suspended our Senior Breakfast for the summer….we will resume on September 1st at 9:00 a.m. with a full load of goodies for your tummy.   In the meantime, follow us weekly as we fill in with other events and … Continue reading

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DOW Insider: Mule Deer 101 Seminar (Plus some tips from Pappa)

by Mike Bauman The Colorado Division of Wildlife will be conducting a seminar on the basics of Mule Deer Hunting later this month (see press release at the end of this article.)  Whether you hunt with a .30-06 or a … Continue reading

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Evans places fire tax on ballot

          by James Courant   – In the midst of a nationwide economic downturn, the City of Evans will ask its voters this fall for a property tax increase.  The proposed increase is needed to fund the … Continue reading

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Evans going green, city to get power from solar energy

  story and photo by Jack Minor         Evans has agreed to let a local alternative energy company install solar panels to provide electricity to the city. Greg Bohan, Chief Investment Officer for Renewable Social Benefit Funds, … Continue reading

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So the kids don’t like to swim…how about dance lessons?

  Berthoud Dance Company  Summer fun activities come in a variety of opportunities, from swimming and amusement parks to painting and pottery, to jazz and ballet dance lessons. David Mineo, Artistic Director of Berthoud Dance Company in Berthoud, Colorado has … Continue reading

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“Government Motors” CEO wants higher gas tax to force consumers into smaller cars

by Jack Minor   The head of General Motors has said he would like to to see the gas tax raised. Raising the gas tax would force consumers to purchase more fuel efficient cars. More sales of fuel-efficient autos will … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

   There will be NO SENIOR LUNCH ON JULY 5TH at the senior centers….please make a note and plan to make your reservation for the 12th of July. We have suspended our Senior Breakfast for the summer….we will resume on … Continue reading

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Supremes back Arizona, state can now revoke license of employers who willingly hire illegals

by Jack Minor     While the executive branch has opposed efforts in Arizona to combat illegal immigration, the state received support from the U.S. Supreme Court which upheld a law requiring businesses in the state to use a federal … Continue reading

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Brett Reese: D6 is wasting million$ – Taxes not the answer

  In spite of numerous meetings with the public, my colleagues are continuing their fantastic proclivity to image and politics instead of education.  They have held meetings, collected input and then ignored it all for their own whims.  There does not … Continue reading

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Political Theatre in the House of Representatives

by Dr. Michelle Bellini Today the US House of Representatives voted down two bills related to the US military intervention in Libya. One bill was sponsored by Democrats to endorse the intervention, the other bill was sponsored by Republicans to … Continue reading

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Greeley Stampede schedule and pricing

by Vanessa Dominguez Admission to the Greeley Stampede is free for children inder six. Children ages 6-12 and attendees over 61 are $2. Anyone else is a flat $5 fee. A family of four would spend $14 in admission and $10 … Continue reading

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Police find hundreds of stolen items after arrest

Press Over the past five weeks an investigation into an organized theft ring has been ongoing with initial arrests coming this past weekend resulting in two search warrants and a substantial recovery of property taken in numerous vehicle trespass cases … Continue reading

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Payday lending laws made last year eliminated the industry in state

by Jack Minor   An executive for a company that owns large numbers of Payday lenders around the country says last year’s legislation intended to regulate the industry in Colorado actually eliminated it.  The law extended the terms of the … Continue reading

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School board disallows guns anywhere, usurps state law

by Jack Minor   Members of the District 6 school board passed a rule forbidding citizens legally allowed to carry a firearm from being in any location the school holds an activity,  including museums, parks and other locations.   Under the … Continue reading

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Evans Council expresses concerns with Cave Creek

story and photo by Jack Minor   The Evans City Council expressed deep reservations about the Cave Creek mobile home park’s current compliance of existing regulations as they held a public hearing that would allow more homes into the area. … Continue reading

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Scientist and Tea Party candidate: world never in danger from Japanese reactor

by Jack Minor   A controversial scientist who ran as a Tea Party candidate last year says media claims regarding the danger from nuclear power are not based on sound science and the US was never in danger from radiation … Continue reading

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Stay informed when severe weather strikes

Spring and early summer are the most volatile times of the year for severe weather producing tornados and damaging hail and winds. Here are suggestions that can help you be prepared and informed. Most of us  rely on the media … Continue reading

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D6 employees: “We’ll lose our jobs if we speak out”

Story and photo By Jack Minor  Former and current School District 6 employees spoke out during a town hall meeting held by Brett Reese saying they were afraid to discuss the problems in the district, fearing it might cost them … Continue reading

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