Posts Tagged ‘box’

NoCoGazette – smarter readers better news from a Simpler Time

by Craig Masters While regular readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette don’t always agree with the opinion pieces, they always trust that the news is reported with minimum bias. We don’t have to report stories we might not like or want to give exposure. If an article is under our opinion column, it is more often […]

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Obama: opinions of Whites, males not wanted

by Peter Grady –   In a survey requesting feedback about President Obama’s campaign, the administration appears to be taking the attitude that the opinions and concerns of white men are not wanted.   In an email sent out by Obama for America, Jim Messina, the President’s campaign director, praised supporters saying it was their hard […]

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East Memorial teacher wins award, school supplies

Staff Reports —   OfficeMax honored East Memorial Elementary School teacher Jennifer Gray today with an award and $1,000 in school supplies as part of the company’s “A Day Made Better” national school advocacy program.   Members of OfficeMax, along with East Memorial principal Justin Ungeheuer and assistant principal Angie McDowell, surprised Gray in her […]

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Hope Centre gives backpacks, school supplies to children

    by Jack Minor  — A local church has taken its charge to help the community  by giving away free backpacks and school supplies to local residents. For the past four years Hope Centre, located at 4754 West 31st Street in Greeley has helped local children by passing out supplies prior to the start […]

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Pigeons cause 17,600 residents to lose power

by Vanessa Dominguez  – On July 29, electrical power was out for many Greeley businesses and residents, leaving them wondering, “How long will this last?” General manager Mark, of Del Taco, stated he personally had to turn away thirty drive-through customers and at least that many in the dining area due to a power outage […]

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ATF to accept public comments prior to outlawing shotguns

by Jack Minor   The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is taking a rare step of allowing public comments prior to issuing a decision on a study that could result in outlawing certain types of shotguns currently available to citizens.  The ATF completed a study regarding the importability of certain shotguns. The basis for […]

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School board needs to work on issues, stop attacking each other

Gazette Opinion Much like the line for popular concert tickets or Black Friday sales, the line for student applications to the recently approved West Ridge Academy is expected to begin forming outside the night before. Why would parents stand in line all night just to get an application to a school? The answer is as […]

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To Governor Hickenlooper: “Stay out of our way”

Stay out of our Way Transition Team hears from Northern Colorado people By Jim Frazier “Stay out of our way,” a local dairyman recommended to Governor Hickenlooper’s transition team in Greeley on November 14th, “With less regulation we can prosper, then you’ll have more state revenue.” From the audience of about 60 people, the team […]

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Dates on a Dime: Good Old-Fashioned Drive-in

By: Mike Bauman Catching a drive-in movie can be a fun, inexpensive, and romantic get-away.  Most drive-in movies are double features, but be warned; the second show is typically not over until the wee hours of the morning. In northern Colorado, just about the only choice for a drive-in movie theater is the Holiday Twin […]

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Rotary Club shows off disaster tent at Eaton health fair

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Walking into the Eaton 9News Health Fair there was a strange site, the Rotary Club had set up a disaster tent for display. The tent is part of a shelter box that can be sent anywhere in the world. Candy Warner explained that the tents are capable of […]

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Weld Food Bank helps families in need

By Vanessa Dominguez The Greeley Gazette Last year the Weld Food Bank provided Weld County residents with 8.1 million lbs of food.  According to a recent study, hunger and food insecurity are on the rise in Colorado, which may mean that the food bank will see more clients in the coming months. People from all […]

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