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Foothills Mall construction delayed by developers

Coloradoan — With just 13 months to go before its scheduled reopening and a $53 million financing agreement with the city of Fort Collins still in negotiations, owners of Foothills Mall acknowledged Monday the project will not be ready in … Continue reading

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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event … Continue reading

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Ross Perot, vindicated again.

by Craig Masters Ross Perot was not a politician, he was a businessman who believed in building America through business investment and job growth. He saw a problem coming and he wanted to fix it. What he didn’t understand was … Continue reading

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School Board member tells public – it’s none of their business

a commentary by Craig Masters Nancy Rumfelt stepped to the podium at the Wednesday meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education and the standing room crowd of teachers was dead quiet. The main item on the agenda was … Continue reading

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Weld to transfer Paramedic services to NCMC

by Jack Minor – Faced with impending regulations from Obamacare and an unsustainable business model involving millions of dollars in losses each year, the Weld County commissioners announced a plan to transfer services to non-profit Banner Health. Under Obamacare, “The … Continue reading

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Yen-Yuan, when Keystone hangs in the balance, what’s in a name?

by Craig Masters On January 17, the Greeley Gazette posted an article authored by Craig Masters recapping town-hall style meetings held in the area by U.S. Congressman, Cory Gardner. The Keystone XL pipeline was one of the topics the congressman … Continue reading

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Water, Jobs and Oil were topics fielded by U.S. Congressman Gardner in Monday’s town hall meetings.

The congressman noted that January 24, the scheduled date for the State of the Union address, will mark the 1000-day anniversary since the senate passed a federal budget. He explained that the current republican-led House of Representatives has sent several … Continue reading

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UN Security Council continues to debate full membership for PA

by Jack Minor – The Security Council is still attempting to reach a consensus on whether to grant the Palestinian Authority full membership in the United Nations. The PA is currently awaiting a decision by the Security Council for full … Continue reading

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Islamic group says Perry’s relationship with Muslims “sets him apart”

    by Jack Minor –     A Muslim advocacy group has sent out an e-mail stating that Texas governor Rick Perry has a relationship with Muslims that “sets him apart” from the other candidates for the Republican nomination. … Continue reading

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Mexican trucks in America

  Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood                         by Jack Minor   In an issue that will not die, government transportation officials signed an agreement to let Mexican trucks travel on … Continue reading

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De-Fund the Department of Education Before its Too Late

 I was doing background research for a completely different article when I happened to open the web site of the National Education Association. I was caught up reading one article after another. Suddenly I found myself writing this open letter … Continue reading

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American taxpayers to foot the bill for safety recorders on Mexican trucks

by Jack Minor In an issue that will not die, government transportation officials signed an agreement to re-start a program to allow Mexican trucks travel on US highways, despite Congressional refusal to fund it. The three year agreement reinstates 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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The Rant

I believe the Republicans lost last in week’s “government shutdown” fiasco. The Republicans should have allowed the government to shutdown for as long as necessary to get a balanced budget and stop the Washington gravy train once and forever. So … Continue reading

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Many turn out to reach District 6 board members at Chappelow

Story and photo by Jack Minor  An unusually large crowd turned out this week to share  concerns, opinions and express frustration with the school system.   The District 6 board of education held a community engagement survey at the Chappelow … Continue reading

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Tea Party and Progressive Consensus Possible

By Jim Frazier “Tea Party activists share some common goals with progressives,” said Amy Goodman, creator of Democracy Now, a liberal TV and radio show that airs on public stations across America. She spoke to an overflow crowd in Boulder … 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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Union Colony Fire Rescue Authority is no more

Staff Reports Since March of 2009, City of Greeley and Western Hills Fire Protection District representatives have been negotiating the possibility of the dissolution of the Union Colony Fire Rescue Authority (UCFRA).  An amicable termination of the intergovernmental agreement that … Continue reading

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What is causing the immigration problem?

By Jim Frazier, For the Greeley Gazette   “Jobs are the cause of illegal immigration. Cheap labor,” said former UNC professor Roberto Romero. “If no jobs existed in the US, they would not come.”   “Corn is the cause,” said … Continue reading

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District and GEA reach tentative agreement

The following is a joint announcement from the Greeley Education Association and School District 6: School District 6 and the Greeley Education Association finalized their tentative agreements today for the 2010-11 school year. Both parties will go back to their … Continue reading

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