Posts Tagged ‘April’

Gun Sense in America speaker kicks of new Bloomberg gun grab plan

by Craig Masters The April 15, New York Times headline warns us that “Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.” The story details the announcement that the former Democrat, former Republican, former Independent, and now simply self-promoting Michael Bloomberg is planning to create a nationwide network based on lies and supported by millions [...]

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Syrian conflict – Is U.S. on both sides?

by Craig Masters On April 23, the Gazette published an article which included this statement: Israeli security forces have determined with what they describe as nearly 100% certainty that the Syrian government forces, under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad, have used chemical weapons against U.S. supplied Muslim Brotherhood affiliated rebel forces. In light of [...]

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A eulogy to the Declaration of Independence

by Craig Masters As the United States continues its downward spiral toward less and less freedom and more and more government control over every aspect of our lives, it seems fitting to celebrate this coming Independence Day by remembering a few interesting facts about why the Fourth of July was ever a holiday at all. [...]

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Weld snow plow drivers made “4 trips around the world” this winter

WELD COUNTY, CO – The seasons have changed, and the numbers are in. During the 2012-2013 winter, Weld County Department of Public Works snow plow drivers (including graders with plows) drove approximately 100,000 miles clearing the roads for the traveling public – which equates to driving approximately four times around the Earth at the equator. [...]

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Hagel tells, Israel, France, Britain – “You don’t know what you’re looking at!”

Craig Masters Israeli security forces have determined with what they describe as nearly 100% certainty that the Syrian government forces, under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad, have used chemical weapons against U.S. supplied muslim brotherhood affiliated rebel forces. The evidence, presented Tuesday, April 23, in Tel Aviv during securities briefings, included photographs of victims [...]

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Greeley’s Homestead park to be closed for construction

GREELEY –Beginning Monday April 15th Homestead Park located on 29th Street west of 35th Avenue will be closed for construction.  The park will be receiving a new playground, outdoor classroom, shelters, and concrete walkways and landscaping.   This Quality of Life project has received a $6,000 grant from the XCEL Energy Foundation/Colorado Tree Coalition (CTC) [...]

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65th Ave road closure to begin April 8

GREELEY — In preparation for road improvements to 65th Avenue that will begin later this spring, the City of Greeley will close 65th Avenue from 29th Street to US Highway 34 from April 8th to April 14th, 2013.  This closure is necessary in order to replace a bridge structure across the irrigation canal before water [...]

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Pediatrics Academy Supports Gay Marriage

by Mike McCune –   Let me be precise on my position on gay marriage: I abhor the concept with every fiber of my soul. That this is not a universally-supported position I understand but if it were, please explain how the human species would continue?   The feel-good children’s medical crowd disagrees with me and, [...]

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Supreme Court disapproval reaches new high following ObamaCare ruling

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Supreme Court’s upholding of ObamaCare, negative opinions about the court has reached an all-time high.   When the ruling upholding ObamaCare was upheld, a large segment of the population, including members of the media where shocked by the decision. The split decision was stunning partly because of how [...]

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Greeley man gets 15 years for child abuse

GREELEY – On Friday, a Weld County District Court Judge sentenced Anthony Mendoza to 15 years in prison after he pled guilty on April 13 to one count of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injuries.   According to police and court records, Mendoza showed up at a hospital with an injured infant on Jan. [...]

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March Jobs’ Report Contains Serious Understatements

by Mike McCune –   The disappointing March jobs’ report released on Good Friday started a new round of political bickering in Washington over the effect Barack Obama’s and Ben Bernanke’s policies have had for the past three years while the stock markets gave their first reviews of the report by slumping badly. The stench from an old, moldy, sewer [...]

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Impending Volcker Rule Never Approved By Congress

by Mike McCune –   Governments continue to churn out regulations, many allegedly enacted to protect the average person from his greatest enemy–himself. Enforcement of the myriad regulations is becoming increasingly hard to achieve since there are many subtle conflicts within the regulations between various agencies, conflicts which can develop into major conflagrations. The regulation [...]

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Pain in Spain Comes Mainly From the Drain

by Mike McCune –   The sucking sound of money going into the debt wasteland is coming from Europe again. This time the sound has shifted to the Iberian Peninsula but it has a eerily familar sound and carries the same dire consequences as the put-off Greek tragedy. The only question for central bankers is [...]

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America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out Catholics, he has equally targeted [...]

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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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The Rant: Slowing Economy Faces Major Obstacles

by Mike McCune – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke remarked on the U.S. unemployment rate early Monday to the National Association for Business Economics. He noted the economy must grow much more quickly than is its current pace to make any dent in the percent of unemployed individuals in the U.S.   Bernanke’s remarks, closely followed by [...]

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Greeley gets “Make-Ogre, Shrek comes to town

April 2, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) — DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. are pleased to announce that SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, will play theUnionColonyCivicCenter inGreeley, on April 15 at 3:00 pm.   An entirely new musical, which opened on Broadway on December, 2009, SHREK [...]

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Brentwood to host musical “Into the Woods, Jr.”

Staff Reports –   Brentwood Middle School presents a spring musical, Into the Woods, Jr., April 4—6.   The fractured fairy tale follows the story of a baker and his wife, who have been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door. The pair set off on a quest in search of four special objects [...]

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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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Greeley residents able to start watering today

Staff Reports –   Because it has been such a dry winter and warm in March, Greeley residents will be able to water their lawns early. Beginning on Friday, March 23, the Water and Sewer Director is authorizing a citywide variance from watering restrictions (day of the week and time of day) until April 15 [...]

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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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“Second Versa, Same as the First!” – 2012 Nissan Versa Review

Remember when Peter Noone called out, “Second verse, same as the first!” between the choruses of “Henry the Eighth” by Herman’s Hermits?  The song reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1965.It was a revision of British music hall star Harry Champion’s 1910 smash hit.  I’ve made some modifications to the lyrics, [...]

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Witness: Hollywood shooter shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he fled

A witness reported that a man who was randomly shooting at people in Hollywood, shouted “Allahu Akbar”, which means “Allah is greatest.” The shooter, Tyler Brehm a 26 year old white male, began shooting at several vehicles in Hollywood at Sunset and Vine. During the shootings, at least one person was wounded. The police arrived [...]

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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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Government stops Obamacare waiver program that provided exemptions to unions, Pelosi’s district

by Jack Minor Last month the Government Accountability Office reported the Health and Human Services Department had granted nearly 1,400 waivers exempting organizations from Obamacare coverage requirements. The waivers were granted for mini-med plans that have annual coverage limits. Under Obamacare requirements, companies can no longer offer these types of plans. The regulations would cause [...]

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Fannie Mae Loses $8.7 Billion in First Three Months of 2011

By Mike Bauman On Friday, April 6, 2011 Fannie Mae reported to the government that it has lost $8.7 billion in the first three months of the year.  These losses were due to the large numbers of loan defaults on mortgages guaranteed by the company. Fannie requested the government give them $8.5 billion in additional [...]

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Walter P. Schooler

January 9, 1929 ~ April 5, 2011 LaSalle, Colorado Walter Schooler went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a year-long battle with health issues. He was born on January 9, 1929, to Paul and Mary Schooler in Fall City, Nebraska.  He grew up living and working on the family [...]

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Ella Mae Freauff

  December 24, 1924 ~ April 8, 2011   Ella Mae Freauff formerly of Johnstown died Friday, April 8, 2011 in Ft. Collins.  She was born on December 24, 1924 in Longmont, to Conrad and Edith (Kaiser) Lesser.   In 1947, Ella married Kenneth “Dutch” Freauff in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  They worked in housecleaning.   He died [...]

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Lester O’Neil Ebersole

  July 24, 1922 ~ April 11, 2011   Lester O’Neil Ebersole, son of Roy A. and Bessie (Brenneman) Ebersole, was born in Tuleta, Texas on July 24, 1922.  He grew up in Elkhart, Indiana, and graduated from Elkhart High School in 1940.  After working a year, he attended Goshen College for one year.  Because [...]

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Neil Downing Bostick

  March 29, 1935 ~ April 11, 2011   Neil Downing Bostick of Evans, Colorado died Monday, April 11, 2011 at his home.  He was born on March 29, 1935 in Birmingham, Alabama to James Thomas and Juanita (Cherry) Bostick.  He attended Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, graduating in 1961, making him a Golden Eagle [...]

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Dorothy L. Lionberger

  June 22, 1920 ~ April 12, 2011   Dorothy L. Lionberger, age 90, of Joplin, MO, a former Evans, Colorado resident went to sleep at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Spring River Christian Village and woke up in the arms of Jesus.   Dorothy was born June 22, 1920 in Eaton, Colorado.  [...]

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George Zimmerman

  September 22, 1925 – April 14, 2011   George Roland Zimmerman, 85, of Kersey, passed away peacefully, April 14, 2011 at Fairacres Manor in Greeley.   George was born September 22, 1925 in Alta Vista, Kansas to Reinhold and Emma (Wahl) Zimmerman.  He grew up in Alta Vista, Kansas and graduated from High School [...]

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Francis O. “Fran” Towns

  May 12, 1935 – April 17, 2011   Francis O. “Fran” Towns, 75, of Greeley, died April 17, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.   He was born May 12, 1935 in Palco, Kansas to Clarence Almer and Ida May (Burgess) Towns.    The family lived in Kansas, and then moved to Evans when [...]

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Ronald (Ronny) Edmund McGee Sr.

Ronald (Ronny) Edmund McGee Sr., October 6th, 1935-April 17th, 2011.  Resident of Greeley, Colorado. Ronny passed away peacefully Sunday surrounded by loving family.  Ronny was born in Brooklyn, New York, but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia.  He enlisted in the US Air force in the early 1950’s, was stationed at Lowry Air Force Base, and [...]

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Antero G. Alaniz, Sr.

  January 1, 1929 ~ April 22, 2011   Antero G. Alaniz, Sr. of Greeley died Friday, April 22, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado inpatient unit.  He was born January 1, 1929 in Cameron, Texas to Lucas and Juana (Garcia) Alaniz.   He worked all of his life farming in Eagle Pass, Texas and [...]

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