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Maryland scrapping state exchange, Oregon’s to get investigated

By Jack Minor –   After spending $125 million of taxpayers money and just days before the March 31 deadline for Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine the state of Maryland is throwing in the towel and … Continue reading

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Dems kill bill preventing public aid cards at pot shops, strip clubs

In what could be an early sign that Democrats are planning on continuing to push their liberal agenda again this year, a bill that would have prohibited state residents from using ATMs in Colorado marijuana dispensaries and strip clubs was … Continue reading

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Feds give disaster designation to Morgan County

Fort Morgan Times –  The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday added Morgan County to its list of now 10 Colorado counties eligible for public assistance due to flooding in September. That federal disaster declaration, which was approved by President … Continue reading

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Weld United Way 211 service connects flood recovery services, victims and volunteers

United Way of Weld County’s 2-1-1 Information & Referral Service provides access to services to people all across Weld County. In times of disaster, such as the Windsor Tornado in 2008 and the current flooding that has devastated the entire … Continue reading

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Fort Morgan Leprino plant safe from closure

Fort Morgan Times —  Leprino Foods Company announced last week that it made the decision to close its Ravenna, Neb. facility in early November.   This difficult but necessary decision is driven by the technological advances at other facilities, the … Continue reading

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Isaia Aricayos to announce run against Young for HD 50

Republican Isaia Aricayos is formally announcing his intention to challenge Democrat Dave Young for the House District 50 seat following a series of votes in favor of controversial bills including restrictions on Second Amendment rights and a bill that would … Continue reading

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Is Working Worth it anymore?

by Craig Masters Any economic recovery will have to overcome a resistance from the population created by the welfare system that depends on the very recovery it has now begun to destroy. An ever rising percentage of the half of … Continue reading

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Salvation Army seeks 300 volunteers to ring in Holidays at red kettles

Greeley, CO  – Bells at The Salvation Army’s red kettles are set to begin ringing Thursday, November 15, signaling the official start to the holiday fundraising season for the organization.  Local Army officials are appealing to Greeley residents to give … Continue reading

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Free services to be offered at Island Grove Friday

GREELEY — All Weld County residents are invited to take advantage of free services offered at the 2nd annual Weld Project Connect event on Friday, September 28 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Island Grove Regional Park Events Center … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Inaction Would Be Blessing In Long Term

by Mike McCune —   Market investors are expecting help from the Federal Reserve as the recovery stalls so the markets continue to move higher. But experts are suddenly divided on the question of the value of another helping handout … Continue reading

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Obama bill pay scam highlights culture of dependence

by Peter Grady –   A new scam saying that president Obama will help individuals pay their utility bills indicates the extent to which people are dependent on the government for support.   While multiple scams often make their rounds … Continue reading

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Following Suthers snub, commissioners turn to senior water holders

by Jack Minor –   Following a refusal by the state attorney general to review a decision by a member of his office over allowing area farmers to use wells to prevent a possible economic disaster, the county commissioners are … Continue reading

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Gardner backs farmers, asks Feds for drought declaration

by Jack Minor –   In the latest move to help farmers in Weld County obtain access to groundwater to save their crops, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CD-4) has asked the federal government to issue a drought declaration for the state. … Continue reading

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Colorado delegation calls for additional assistance to fight fire

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – As the High Park Fire continues to spread through Larimer County, Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) and the entire Colorado delegation is asking the United States Forest Service (USFS) for additional resources and assistance.   “We cannot … Continue reading

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Grampa’s Guide to March 8

By Craig Masters In 1900 phone companies were hiring young, unmarried women as operators. Since so many readers misunderstood or just couldn’t believe the FBI was able to “turn off” the internet, this is as simple as I can explain … Continue reading

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Print the Headlines – the election is already decided

By Craig Masters From Judicial Watch, the subject line read: “DOJ Conspiring with ACORN-Connected Project Vote?” The story begins, “Something fishy is going on over at the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ). And it very well could threaten the integrity … Continue reading

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Greeley tree limb pick up completed

Greeley City crews have completed neighborhood curbside pick up of storm damaged tree limbs and will not be back to pick up limbs curbside. For those who missed the City pick up, they can take their tree limbs to the … Continue reading

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Greeley to offer free tree limb removal for residents

    Following the season’s first snow storm which downed tree limbs througout the area, the city has said they will be providing free limb removal for residents.   Karen Bothwell with the Public Works department, told the Gazette that the … Continue reading

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Greeley braces for new flood of California illegals

In Sacramento, California, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday granted illegal immigrants access to state financial aid at public universities and community colleges. The “DREAM ACT” as it has been labeled will allow students who are illegal immigrants and who have … Continue reading

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New military rules of engagement: just walk away when attacked

  by Jack Minor  — A military court has denied an appeal to an officer who shot a terrorist who was lunging for the officer’s weapon. It was stated that the soldier could have just walked away. The Army Court of … Continue reading

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Evans Fire Department to hold fund raiser to assist victims

by Vanessa Dominguez The Evans Fire Department will have their annual pancake breakfast on May 7, 2011. The pancake breakfast will be held at 3918 Denver Street and proceeds go to the Evans Fire Safety and Assistance Fund. The Evans … Continue reading

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Marine ground troops going to Libya after Obama says, ‘No boots on the ground.”

by Jack Minor   The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit consisting of infantry and cargo helicopters is preparing to deploy to Libya from Camp Lejune. This is happening even though Obama declared, in a speech, that he “would not put ground troops in Libya.” … Continue reading

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“Chat at the Fireplace” holds meeting answering questions about family court

by Jack Minor   A local group assisting individuals with questions regarding family court issues will meet at the Farr library this Saturday, March 19 at 3 p.m..  The group began at a women’s retreat from a local church. The … Continue reading

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Weld County has potential terrorist targets

by Jack Minor   A spokesman for the sheriff’s department warned that Weld County has multiple targets that could be tempting to terrorists. It was also pointed out that in the event of a catastrophic event citizens could be expected … Continue reading

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Evans police use reverse 911 to notify residents of danger

On March 5, 2011, Evans Officers,with the assistance of; the Evans Fire Department, Union Colony Fire Department and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, evacuated the area in the 4000 block of Phlox Lane in the Ridge subdivision for several hours. … Continue reading

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The New CPR

By Mike Bauman The American Heart Association has announced a new procedure for conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  The old procedure encouraged CPR trained individuals in an ABC technique.   The first step was to Ensure an open airway.  The next was to … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood helps a “pimp” with underage sex children

Story and photo By Jack Minor – A series of Planned Parenthood clinics have reportedly tried to gloss over underage sex-trafficking in violation of mandatory reporting laws. LiveAction has recorded a series of undercover videos at Planned Parenthood clinics in over … Continue reading

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Evans designated a “Playful City USA” by national advocates of kids play

Story by Jack Minor A national non-profit organization that empowers communities to build playgrounds has designated Evans a “Playful City USA” for the second year in a row. In announcing the award, KaBoom! said Evans was selected “for its outstanding … Continue reading

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Deadly Heat

By:  Mike Bauman As summer temperatures soar, it’s important to keep an eye out for signs of heat-related injury or illness.  Simply put, heat injuries occur when the body’s normal temperature control system is overloaded.  This can occur due to … Continue reading

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George Metcalf

Within the Greeley, Evans, Weld County area, nearly one thousand units of tax exempt housing exists.  These units are owned by government agencies , charity organizations, and private investors.  Not all units are fully tax exempt, some have a reduced tax rate. … Continue reading

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38 people in custody after a two year large scale investigation involving Greeley gang members

By Vanessa Dominguez Tuesday afternoon the Greeley Police Department announced the successful completion of a two year long investigation and subsequent arrests of violent gang members and their associates with ties to a massive drug operation in Mexico. The investigation … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

By Rish Burkholder Most dog owners enjoy taking their dog along to run errands with them in the car. The dogs love it. There is nothing like hanging your head out the window in a moving car and letting the … Continue reading

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