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Evans asked to display “In God We Trust” at council meetings

by Jack Minor – Two residents of Evans asked the city to consider displaying “In God We Trust” in the city council chambers. Jerry Long and Skip Carlson asked the city to consider a resolution agreeing to display the national motto … Continue reading

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Christian leader apologizes for “false teachings” regarding Christ’s return

by Jack Minor – Harold Camping, Founder and Chairman of Family Radio Stations, apologized for misleading Christians for decades over his teaching on the rapture. The term “rapture” is never mentioned in the Bible, however fundamentalist Christians say the word … Continue reading

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Review

      Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Local company to offer internet service on aircraft

by Jack Minor – A Colorado-based satellite internet company will begin providing airline customers internet servicet next year using its new satellite that is scheduled to be launched in October. Englewood  based, WildBlue communications, currently provides high speed internet service … Continue reading

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Little “criminals” operating lemonade stands in Greeley/Evans safe from prosecution

by Jack Minor – Greeley and Evans officials have said that a trend among some local governments targeting children’s lemonade stands will not be coming here anytime soon. This past summer various media outlets reported on several instances where children … 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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Victory for Colorado: Appeals Court rules Obamacare unconstitutional

by Jack Minor  —   In a lawsuit filed by Colorado and 25 other states, a court has ruled that the President’s healthcare law forcing Americans to purchase medical insurance is unconstitutional. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision against … 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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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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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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Critics say emphasis on student achievement forced Atlanta teachers to cheat on tests

  by Jack Minor While Greeley had a single instance of a teacher cheating on the CSAP, Atlanta has a far more widespread cheating problem; reportedly caused by a culture that is “run like the mob.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution revealed that a … Continue reading

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The Lexus IS-F

  By Stu Wright The high performance Lexus IS-F arrived at my house just before the Fourth of July, and I immediately grabbed it for a trip to Denny’s in Ft. Collins for lunch with my wife.  When you fire … Continue reading

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The end of an era

  Story and photo By Odil Macias Many faithful Harry Potter fans began gathering early at the Cinemark Theater in the Greeley Mall on Thursday in anticipation of the premier of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows part two”. This … Continue reading

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Obama fundraising fizzles, amounts lag behind 2008 levels

                  by Jack Minor   Despite raffling off an opportunity to have dinner with the president, Obama’s campaign fundraising is lagging behind 2008 levels.   Obama’s campaign manager, Jim Messina sent out … Continue reading

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Power company shutting down five coal plants, retiring units at another six, cites high cost of regulation as cause

  by Jack Minor             A large mid-western power company has announced it will be closing five coal-powered plants and retiring units at another six, to comply with pending environmental regulations which it says are … 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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Tea party House votes “No” to increase Obama’s credit card limit

  by Jack Minor   Heeding calls from Tea Party members, Republicans in the house unanimously voted against a proposal to increase the federal debt limit to $16.7 trillion.  The 318-97 vote to raise the debt limit was a clean … Continue reading

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Gay activist admits gays really do want to recruit children

  by Jack Minor   A “gay” activist has confirmed what supporters of traditional marriage have said for years, admitting that the gay movement does in fact want to recruit and indoctrinate children into the “gay” lifestyle. Daniel Villarreal, writing … Continue reading

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Government says it has right to force citizens to buy anything it wants

by Jack Minor   The government has absolute power to force private citizens to purchase anything according to the acting solicitor general for the United States.  One of the key provisions of “Obamacare” is the individual mandate requiring every individual … Continue reading

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Lakin free at last

  by Jack Minor   In an exclusive interview, Lt. Col. Terry Lakin spoke to the Gazette this afternoon, following his release from prison at Ft. Leavenworth, after serving a six month sentence.   Lakin, a former Greeley resident said at his … Continue reading

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Palestinian Authority forces slaughter family of five, slit baby’s throat

By Jack Minor   WARNING: This article contains extremely graphic photos and is not intended for children    Local Palestinians celebrated and handed out candy following the massacre of a Jewish family in the village of Itamar, which included slitting the … Continue reading

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Pastor suing Obama administration coming to Greeley

By Jack Minor – A pastor who is suing the Obama administration over hate crimes legislation passed last year will be speaking at Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley. Dr. R.B. Ouellette, pastor of First Baptist Church in Saginaw, Michigan, … Continue reading

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Lessons learned

When children are fighting how do we as adults respond? Don’t we tell them to stop bickering and work it out? In school we teach our young people to think critically, look at evidence and then come to their own … Continue reading

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High School students get real life experiences building houses

Story and photo By Jack Minor and Brett Reese Students of Great Falls and Charles M Russell High Schools in Montana are able to participate in a unique program that provides them with real life experience as they learn to build houses from … Continue reading

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Lakin’s conviction has awakened sleeping giant in Obama’s eligibility

By Jack Minor If the Obama administration hoped the court-martial of Greeley resident Lt. Col. Terry Lakin would put the eligibility issue to rest once and for all, their hopes appear to have been in vain. The eligibility issue looks … Continue reading

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Historic train in Greeley has several firsts

Story and photos By Jack Minor The world’s largest steam locomotive arrived in Greeley last Tuesday morning and featured several historic firsts. Locomotive No. 3895, owned by the Union Pacific railroad, is the world’s largest operating steam locomotive. At 122 … Continue reading

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Bearfoot for Babies strives to change minds through education

By Jack Minor A student organization at the University of Northern Colorado will celebrate the upcoming “Life Week” with a full roster of events in an attempt to educate people about the sanctity of human life. Bearfoot for Babies, an … Continue reading

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Seniors show off their work at local art show

Story and photo By Jack Minor Greeley had an art show last Friday at a most unlikely location, the Bridge Assisted Living, where residents showed off their pieces. The show featuring oil and water paintings was available to the public … Continue reading

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Fritzler corn maze salutes military in a big way

Story and photos By Jack Minor An annual event has become a salute not just to all members of the armed forces but to one soldier in particular at the Fritzler farms corn maze this year. Glen Fritzler and his … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut Robber Sentenced to 15 Years

Story by Jack Minor A Milliken man who, last month, pled guilty  to robbing a Greeley Pizza Hut was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Weld County District Court yesterday. On January 13, an employee at the 4637 29th St. Pizza … Continue reading

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ARMED AND DANGEROUS

VIGIL,CHRISTOPHER 2413 MARINA ST, EVANS, CO 80620 Warrant Charge: CONTEMPT OF COURT Original Charge: VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER Bail: NO BAIL Orig. Warrant Date: 05/27/10 Date Warrant Entered:02/18/2010 ORI: US MARSHALS SERVICE Warrant: 109102181865F DOB: 03/16/1985 Gender: Male Height: 5′ … Continue reading

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City May Have to Tear up Yards to Repair Storm Drains

By Jack Minor The city of Greeley is looking into options to replace a failing storm drain that may involve tearing up property owners’ yards and fences. Ron Hoagland, Stormwater Manager for the city, said the pipe in question is … Continue reading

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The Rant July 22

If you are trying to be a wise investor, you are probably confused by all the conflicting signals coming from Washington. Suppose you are in the market for a new home, what do you believe? The headlines states “Mortgage rates … Continue reading

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