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reduced mill levy saves Weld residents money

WELD COUNTY, CO – For the 20th year, real property owners in Weld County will receive a reduction in the mill levy from Weld County government. This has resulted in a reduction of $278 million dollars from Weld County tax … Continue reading

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Weather conditions keeping state uncharacteristically hot, humid

(Brush News Tribune) — It is hot and unusually humid, a rarity for Colorado that may last a couple more days.   A large high-pressure system over the eastern part of the country is keeping a low-pressure system over Texas … Continue reading

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Buck defends continuing prosecution of marijuana users

by Jack Minor –   Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has defended his decision to continue prosecuting marijuana users saying despite passage of an amendment legalizing the drug’s use, it is currently still illegal and he has a duty … 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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Area schools receive No Place for Hate program recognition

By Craig Masters Forty-five elementary, middle and high schools across Colorado have been recognized by the Anti-Defamation League for successfully completing the 2011-2012 school year program titled, “No Place for Hate.” This May marked the sixth year of the program … Continue reading

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Obama supporters stayed home Tuesday

by Craig Masters Obama’s visit to CU yesterday was the first visit by a sitting President since Dwight D. Eisenhower some 58 years ago. It would seem an event that rare would draw a crowd if for no other reason … Continue reading

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Obama begins Energy tour

by Craig Masters While Obama stumps near Boulder City, Nevada, in support of another solar energy company, taxpayers are learning more disturbing details about their losses in another Department of Energy backed solar panel manufacturer, First Solar of Arizona. USA … Continue reading

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Xcel says new EPA rules not expected to have major impact in Colorado

Valmont power station in Boulder by Peter Grady – While new regulations on mercury and other pollutants could cause XCEL customers to experience brownouts and blackouts as plants are forced to close due to the new rules, consumers in Colorado are … Continue reading

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Failures to report crimes are increasing victim counts

Calling a police dispatcher can save a child and preserve liberty By Craig Masters Boulder Judge Karolyn Quevli set the bond for accused sex offender Zachary Meints at $35,000. Meints was a youth hockey coach who had been fired in … Continue reading

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Proposition 103: An excellent case against mail-in voting

Colorado voters are being called by computers; a well-produced recording “informs” the listener about proposition 103 on the ballot this voting season. The audio production of this computer call is so well produced that it carefully avoids any language that … Continue reading

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Greeley Tribune – D6 Last in Funding: Fact Check

By Mike Bauman In a recent editorial, the Greeley Tribune stated that Weld School District 6 is dead last in per student funding in the top 20 largest districts in the state.  The editorial went on to lam-blast readers for failing … Continue reading

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DOW to explore Moffat Firming Impacts to NoCo Watersheds

By Mike Bauman Source:   Colorado Division of Wildlife Members of the Colorado Wildlife Commission will be hosting two public meetings next week to hear concerns about the impact of Denver Water’s proposed Moffat Collection System Project on fish and … Continue reading

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Water Projects Threaten “Significant Impacts” to South Platte Fisheries

By Mike Bauman (Dow Insider Newsletter) A Denver Water proposal to increase the amount of water being diverted to the Front Range would impact five rivers on both sides of the Continental Divide; according to a report presented to the Colorado … Continue reading

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Greeley is #1!!! (in violent crime)

By Mike Bauman According to the 2009 Uniform Crime Reporting Data compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Greeley has the highest rate of violent crime in Colorado for cities with populations between 87,000 and 101,000. In violent crime in general, … 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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IN AN EMERGENCY HOW WOULD COLORADO FEED ITSELF

by Jim Frazier How would Colorado feed itself in an emergency?  That is just one of the questions to be answered by “From Plant to Plate”, a research project funded by three northern Colorado counties: Weld, Larimer, and Boulder. Larimer … Continue reading

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Richard E. Davis, Sr.

Richard E. Davis, Sr. February 13, 1930-June 23, 2010 Residence:  Greeley Richard was born in Waterville, Kansas to Lewie and Lily Davis.  His early years were spent in Waterville until the family moved to Topeka, Kansas, where Rich graduated from … Continue reading

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James Jerry Clinkinbeard

James Jerry Clinkinbeard July 30, 1945 ~ May 2, 2010 James Clinkinbeard of Platteville died on Sunday, May 2, 2010 in Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado at North Colorado Medical Center.  He was born on July 30, 1945 … Continue reading

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Republicans cranking it up with Lincoln Day Dinner

by Brett Reese, for The Greeley Gazette Boasting over 450 people at the UNC Ballrooms last Saturday, the Weld County Republicans hosted their annual Lincoln Day Dinner April 17. Jon Caldera, a self-described “conservative living in Boulder” was the speaker. Caldera is president … Continue reading

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Michael P. “Mike” Campbell

Michael P. “Mike” Campbell, 55, of Greeley, died April 21, 2010.  Mike was born December 7, 1954 to Paul E. and Agnes Lorraine (Walker) Campbell in Durango, Colorado. Mike graduated from Brighton High School in 1972 and after graduation he … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Status Quo or The Emperor’s New Clothes

I am not speaking as a board member but as a citizen of District 6 schools. It’s difficult to report month after month that our District is, and will continue to fail the majority of our children.  Admittedly, it is … Continue reading

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Cynthia Sue (Cindy) Spaedt

Cynthia Sue (Cindy) Spaedt, 53 of Evans, Colorado died on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at her home. She was born on November 30, 1956 in Des Moines, Iowa to Jr. and Carol A. (Weaver) Fleming. Cindy graduated from Audubon High … Continue reading

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Municipal election: Schaffer wants to make Evans more business friendly

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette The Evans municipal election on April 6, has only one disputed race. Ward 3 has two candidates running for city council, Jay Schaffer and Fred Burmont. Jay sounds off on why he is … Continue reading

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