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Supremes strike another blow against union

In a continuing string of defeats for the Obama administration and his allies, the Supreme Court dealt a split decision ruling that mandatory public dues to labor unions violate workers First Amendment rights. The case Harris v. Quinn was about … Continue reading

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Vegans and athletes can mix

In the latest debate over the vegan versus meat eaters debate one of the lesser known issues is whether athletes are able to live their vigorous lifestyle while forgoing meat, the answer may be surprising.   Battles between vegans and … Continue reading

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Transforming America’s Schools into Authoritarian Instruments of Compliance

By John Whitehead —   “To the degree that we take away play, we deprive children of the ability to practise adulthood, and we create people who will go through life with a sense of dependence and victimisation, a sense … Continue reading

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Default Hits Not On Debt But Unpaid SS

By Mike McCune —   It is disheartening to discover all those anger management classes I took are wasted when I listen to what passes for new reports.   Monday morning it was the effects of the government shutdown that … Continue reading

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Global Warming Report ‘Facts’ Debatable

By Michael McCune —   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report late last week in which it claims it “was more confident than ever that global warming is man-made.” What the panel does not report is the … Continue reading

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Weld holds “Let’s Talk Month” to foster sex-education dialogue

Fall is in the air—temperatures are dropping, leaves are changing and families are talking about sex.  (And if they aren’t, they need to be!)  October is Let’s Talk Month, a time to emphasize the importance of communication between parents and … Continue reading

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Your Safe, Moral Boy Scouts Alternative Is …

By Matt Barber  It was Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2013. The huge hall was overflowing, the convention sold out. Over 1,200 attendees, with many spilling out into the foyer, eagerly awaited the announcement. What would this safe, moral and non-sexualized … Continue reading

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Elysium: The Technological Side of the American Police State

by John Whitehead —   “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” – Pablo Picasso From George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World to the Wachowskis’ The Matrix, Stephen Spielberg’s Minority Report and most … Continue reading

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Healthy habits for going back to school

WELD COUNTY, CO – Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment offers health tips to students who will be heading back to school after summer vacation to keep them healthy.   School supplies: check.  New backpack: check.  Haircut: check.  … Continue reading

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Poor Reports Send Shock Waves Through Economy

by Mike McCune —   The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared more than 200 points Friday led by the financial sector. But missing was a solid reason for the move. If anything the DJIA should have been flat at best … Continue reading

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Churches able to raise money for PACs

Pastor Cripe by Peter Grady –   A church in Maine has announced it will be taking a special offering for a Political Action Committee; and, in what may surprise people, the action does not run afoul of IRS rules. … Continue reading

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Get moving for health during May

Staff Reports — Greeley – May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  This year, Healthy Weld 2020 joins the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to challenge residents to get moving for health and to get active and … Continue reading

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Is Comptroller General sending us a message?

by Craig Masters A March 1 report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is titled, “The Federal Government Faces Continuing Financial Management and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges.” Unlike nearly every major federal department, the GAO is not under the direction of … Continue reading

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Proof of paranormal??? Some say “Maybe”

By Mike Bauman There is a Youtube sensation going around that some contend provides proof of the existence of the supernatural.  The clip, which was taken from a broadcast of the Larry King Live television program, claims to show a … Continue reading

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Homeland Security continues pattern defining conservative white males as terrorists

  by Jack Minor  —   A Department of Homeland Security video that appears to characterize white middle class Americans as the most likely threat to the country may help explain why many prominent liberals have taken to calling tea … 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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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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Court “nullifies” 4th Amendment protections going back to Magna Carta

by Jack Minor  –    Two Supreme Courts have issued rulings that civil libertarians say effectively nullify the 4th Amendment. One of those rulings overturns rights dating back to the Magna Carta.  Nat Hentoff expressed alarm over both an Indiana … Continue reading

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Greeley gang members post videos online

By Vanessa Dominguez  – The website YouTube has assisted police departments across the county in identifying gang members, illegal activity, and violent criminals assaulting innocent victims. Many gang groups require a new member to physically assault an innocent victim while peers … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Magma Pool Bigger than Originally Thought

By Mike Bauman In case you missed it, Yellowstone National Park is sitting on an enormous time bomb – albeit a very slowly ticking, naturally occurring time bomb. The amazing scenery that prompted Yellowstone’s designation as a national park is … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: September 13, 2010

By Mike Bauman The following are fishing conditions in Northeastern Colorado according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife.  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow Reservoir– Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has been … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report

The following Northern Colorado Lakes were recently stocked with catchable trout  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/): Dowdy Lake in Red Feather Lakes Mary’s Lake south of Estes Park Fishing conditions for Northeastern Colorado were reported as follows (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/): Barnes Meadow Reservoir – … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report

  By:  Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Mary’s Lake near Estes Park was the only area lake recently stocked with catchable trout.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/) Fishing conditions were as follows for Northeastern Colorado.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow … Continue reading

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Gazette to Gov- Do Your Job and Sign the Secure Communities Program

By Editorial Board Governor Ritter is considering whether to sign an agreement that would make Colorado part of the Safe Communities Program. The Secure Communities Program is a partnership program between local law enforcement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report; July 26, 2010

There was no stocking activity in our area this week.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/) Fishing Conditions were as follows (source):  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Northeast Region Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there … Continue reading

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Greeley sets pace when boosting Census response

By Vanessa Dominguez The City of Greeley was recognized by The Denver post and nationally as one of highest responding cities to the 2010 Census. In some areas of Greeley there was a 29 percent increase in the number of … Continue reading

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2009 crime totals: Burglaries and thefts total over 3000 in Greeley

By Jim Frazier More than 3000 burglaries and thefts were reported to Greeley police during 2009.  That is an average of 9 per day. The figures are from crime reports available thru the Greeley police records department. Greeley police reports … Continue reading

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NEW OFFICE OPENS IN GREELEY FOR IMMIGRATIONS AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

The community should not expect a drastic increase in immigration projects. – Kumar Kibble By Jim Frazier Five stocky men in dark suits and sunglasses stood outside the building to direct media and other guests to the ICE open house … Continue reading

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Take a Class

By Mike Bauman This week’s Dates on a Dime is really a series of dates.  You will be working with your spouse to come up with some enriching learning experience you can participate in together. The first step is to … Continue reading

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KAYLEAH WILSON – SEARCH TIPS / FAQ

Many people have asked how they can help in the search for missing Kayleah Wilson. Here are some simple things you can do as a property owner or landlord, or concerned citizen. Please check and look along road sides, back … Continue reading

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