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Banning Almonds could save Colorado ranches

Are hedge funds managers betting on the Almond Earthquake? Their economic value is second only to milk, but unlike the ‘happy ‘ cows , almond trees are demanding more than their fair share of resources of California. As an entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Paris shows gun control does not work

Donald Trump had a very interesting point about the deadly attacks by Muslim terrorists on the editors of the magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. He noted in a Twitter post that this brutal attack occurred in a country that is … Continue reading

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by Stu Wright

    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 put … Continue reading

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Open letter to the IRS on Tax Day

Dear IRS, Since January of last year you have taken my wages and held them, you say, for me. You tell me that this is good for me because you fear I would spend so much of the money I earned … Continue reading

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BLM declares Texas is Oklahoma land

 by Craig Masters Cowboys at the ready While the world watched, these cowboys sat ready to defend their way of life against more than 200 heavily armed federal agents and snipers hiding in the hills. The agents were sent by Harry Reid’s … Continue reading

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2014 Toyota Venza AWD Limited Review by Stu Wright

The latest test car that was delivered to me recently was a 2014 Magnetic Gray metallic five-door with all-wheel drive and a V-6 engine.  Since the Venza was introduced into the Toyota line five years ago as a 2009 Camry … Continue reading

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Gypsy “scam” artists turned away from flood roadblock

By Jack Minor –   The Larimer County Sheriff’s office is reporting that it turned away a group from a U.S. Highway 34 roadblock over concerns they could be attempting to “scam” fraud victims.   On a statement posted to … Continue reading

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Online marketing helping spur economic recovery

As the US economy continues to sputter along, there does appear to be one surprising factor that is preventing it from becoming even worse, online marketing.   With the rise of the internet a new way for companies being able … Continue reading

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Evidence points to Syrian gas attack being caused by US allies

WND – As the U.S. considers a response to what it calls a chemical weapon attack by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime that killed hundreds of civilians, reliable Middle Eastern sources say they have evidence the culprits actually were the rebel … Continue reading

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Crowded Prisons Might End Sentencing Tax Evaders

by Mike McCune — Eric Holder, the detestable Attorney General of the United States who selectively enforces laws and has rendered the U.S. law moot, is at it again. Holder, using cost as a factor, wants to eliminate the overly-long … Continue reading

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Wellington bank robbed hours after Fort Collins bank

Coloradoan — A Wellington bank was robbed late Thursday morning, roughly 18 hours after a Fort Collins bank robbery that might be connected with several others in Denver. “The Brothers Bandits,” two Russian men suspected of robbing four Denver-area banks … Continue reading

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Johnstown to get new gun facility

Loveland Reporter Herald — Before long, shooting enthusiasts will have the choice of six Loveland-area stores east of U.S. 287 where they can buy guns, and two large indoor shooting ranges. The Johnstown Town Council’s approval this week of the … Continue reading

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Gardner-Welch bill targets energy efficiency in federal buildings

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) announced bipartisan energy efficiency legislation that would cut the federal government’s energy bill by advancing the use of performance contracts. The federal agencies spend over $6 billion … Continue reading

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Armored car spills coins on Hwy 66

Weld County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the report of a Brink’s armored car that was parked in a lane of traffic on Hwy 66 near WCR 7. The armored car looked as if it had spilled something from the … Continue reading

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Parents to get information on student educational options

GREELEY – Parents of children who reside in the Greeley/ Ft. Collins area will have an opportunity to hear about the multiple educational opportunities and schooling options available to their children during an expo in June.   Local radio station, … Continue reading

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines … Continue reading

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Free Speech? It is, only if Cleveland Councilwoman says it is!

by Craig Masters In a story that would have gotten a lot of coverage if an incumbent republican presidential candidate was trying to get a second term, the “offensive” billboards around the greater Cleveland, Ohio area reminding everyone of the … Continue reading

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Courts define what’s gone wrong in Italy

by Craig Masters The headline of the Christian Science Monitor caught my attention. “An Italian court sentenced scientists to jail time for not having a functioning crystal ball ahead of the 2009 earthquake in L’Aquila.” I thought there had to … Continue reading

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A Preview of the Ballot and some candidates

by Craig Masters The 2012 general election ballots will be mailed in just a few weeks. Here is a preview of some of what most Americans (and others who vote) will be seeing on those ballots. Under “Presidential Electors” the … Continue reading

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Construction beginning on storm drain and inlets

GREELEY — The City of Greeley is improving its storm drainage system with a new construction project.  A new storm water collection system will be constructed on 4th Street and drain this storm water into the new detention pond that … Continue reading

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Citing common themes, Fritzler Corn Maze goes with Peyton Manning

  by Jack Minor –       Citing common themes, Glenn Fritzler said they decided to go with a giant figure of Peyton Manning for this year’s Fritzler Corn Maze.       The 15 acre maze features a … Continue reading

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Greeley peeping Tom suspect arrested

GREELEY — On September 4, 2012, Greeley Police Officers arrested Nathaniel Moguson 3 counts of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, a class one misdemeanor.   Mogus was arrested after being reported as a suspicious person in the area of the … Continue reading

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Old Testament tabernacle coming to area

History will come alive in Northern Colorado Sept. 8-16 when the traveling Messiah’s Mansion arrives in the vacant field just north of Johnsons Corners.  3000 years ago God called the Jewish people out of Egypt in what is known as … Continue reading

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“Evolution Orange” – 2012 Toyota Prius c 5-Door

    An evolution is taking place within the Toyota Prius lineup, most recently with the introduction of their Prius c (city), which occurred earlier this year.  It’s the smallest Prius, and is the fourth model that the company currently makes … Continue reading

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TSA lets passenger with explosive residue through security

by Matt Lacy –   Officials with the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) said a woman who tested positive for possible explosive residue was able to pass through security and board a flight for Cleveland.   The woman was at the … Continue reading

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Windsor Lake closed after complaints of illness

The Town of Windsor on Monday closed Windsor Lake until further notice after swimmers there reported becoming ill. Melissa Chew, director of Parks, Recreation and Culture for the Town of Windsor said samples taken from the lake outside the beach … Continue reading

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Food stamp users get double value at local farmers’ market

GREELEY- The Greeley Farmers’ Market at the Depot announces a new program that provides increased benefits to residents who are on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The new “SNAP it up!” program, funded by a grant through the … Continue reading

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Govt. solution to flooded basements, pumping OK just not for dying crops

by Jack Minor—   In the latest twist in the issue around Weld farmers requesting to pump groundwater to save their crops and help lower excessively high groundwater levels, a government official said farmers can pump all day long to … Continue reading

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Governor to Weld farmers: Drop dead!

by Jack Minor –   Governor John Hickenlooper has responded to the concerns of Weld County farmers who face the potential of losing millions of dollars in crops by saying they are essentially on their own.   During a meeting this morning … Continue reading

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Well decision a no-brainer, give farmers the water

While others, including the Greeley Tribune may try to waffle on the issue of whether area farmers should be permitted to turn their Wells on to prevent an economic disaster and save their crops, we believe the issue is a … Continue reading

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Governor to announce well decision at 1 p.m.

by Jack Minor –   Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to announce his decision today at 1 p.m. on whether to allow Weld County farmers to turn on wells and allow them to pump a miniscule amount of water from … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood moves in to high school campus

by Matt Lacy –   An organization founded by a eugenicist has now opened a clinic on a high school campus to provide teens access to pregnancy tests and birth control without notifying parents.   Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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Man Camp manager takes Trib to task for closure remark

by Jack Minor –   The manager of a local RV park says that contrary to the Greeley Tribune’s statement that a man camp at their facility was shut down by county officials, they are still open and moving ahead … Continue reading

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Weld Farmers crops drying up, despite water being readily available

by Matt Lacy –   Glen Fritzler, who runs the popular and nationally known Fritzler Corn Maze will be hosting a meeting of farmers and local officials this Thursday to discuss the concerns of rising groundwater and government restrictions on … Continue reading

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Pallet fire causes spectacular light show for Greeley residents

by Jack Minor —   In what was described as “a giant bonfire,” flames and smoke were seen over east Greeley as  city firefighters fought and successfully contained a wooden pallet fire Wednesday afternoon.   The fire was located at Et&t … Continue reading

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