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Who’s the Terrorist Now?

The purpose of this article is to encourage support for Colorado Senate Bill SB 15-181. But the back story is a study in what we can expect in future America. The Jane Norton campaign revisited. It could be argued that … Continue reading

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Shakeup: Buck and Gardner switching places

By Jack Minor –   In a bizarre twist, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has announced he is pulling out of the race for the Senate nomination against Mark Udall and will instead run for the 4th Congressional District … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper in crosshairs over Obamacare numbers

By Jack Minor –   Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper finds himself facing another obstacle to his reelection campaign as his administration finds itself accused of stacking an investigative panel over charges Sen. Mark Udall pressured state insurance regulators to edit … Continue reading

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Buck plays Santa for Migrant children

The Migrant Christmas Fiesta, now in its 16th year, was held at Northridge High School on Sunday, November 15. At the event, hundreds of migrant children received gifts from Santa, one of whom was played by Weld County District Attorney … Continue reading

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Weld DA tells how cancer helped his family draw closer to God, each other

In an exclusive interview with the Northern Colorado Gazette, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck explains how his recent bout with cancer and what he terms a miracle in being cured of the disease.   I think it helped my … 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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Colorado Supreme Court ruling moves sexual assault case forward

by Peter Grady– A case against involving an alleged sexual assault on a child will be moving forward following a Colorado Supreme Court ruling in favor of an appeal filed by Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck. The case involved … Continue reading

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Obama scuttling payroll tax cut extension

by Peter Grady – After repeated calls for an extension of the payroll tax cut, President Obama is now the one standing in the way of extending the cut. For weeks, Obama has been pressing for an extension of the … Continue reading

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Ken Buck presses for balanced budget amendment

Story and photo By Jack Minor – Ken Buck, who lost the U.S. Senate race to incumbent Michael Bennet, announced the formation of a non-profit organization to help work with individual states to pass a Constitutional amendment to balance the … Continue reading

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Senator Bennet thanks Colorado

United States Senator Michael Bennet was at the Kress Cinema and Lounge in Greeley Tuesday November 9th, during his “Thank You Tour”. Many Greeley residents attended to show their support. Bennet has gone from superintendent of Denver schools to United … Continue reading

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Ken Buck refutes rebuke

Editor’s Note: We originally ran this story during the Republican Primary between Ken Buck and Jane Norton. However, as Michael Bennet and other outside groups are using this issue in political attack ads we feel compelled to run this story … Continue reading

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Hispanic Coalition not a Distraction for Buck Campaign

by Christy Rodriquez Race is a non issue when it comes to federal spending, according to Ken Buck, Republican Senatorial Candidate. “What I’m finding when I’m reaching out to voters, whether they’re Hispanic, Jewish, Veteran… is the concerns are the … Continue reading

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Bennet refuses to pull “misleading” ad, asks Buck to violate campaign finance laws

Story and photos By Jack Minor Michael Bennet has publicly refused to pull a campaign ad that Denver television stations and newspapers have called misleading, saying the media is mistaken. Bennet has been running an ad that purportedly shows Ken … Continue reading

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Senate debates reveal stark differences between candidates

by Jack Minor Following two debates between Senator Michael Bennet and Ken Buck one thing is undeniable, there are stark differences between the two candidates. At the most recent debate in Colorado Springs, two questions concerned amendments to the defense … Continue reading

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New York Times Says Ken Buck Too Extreme for Them

Story and Photo By Jack Minor The New York Times, showing interest in the Senate race in Colorado, said that Ken Buck was too right-wing for them in his stand on the issues. In an Aug. 19 editorial titled “At the … Continue reading

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Establishment-1, Grassroots-2

by Thayne Doak As Coloradoans awake on the morning after an at times bitterly contested primary between establishment candidates and grassroots upstarts, the score appears to be: establishment-1, grassroots-2. In what seemed to be almost an implausible scenario just a … Continue reading

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Gazette Opinion – Primaries victories shot across the bow to party leaders

Since 2009 there was no doubting that the tea party movement was a force that knew how to make their voice heard. In September members from around the nation held a rally in Washington D.C. that many claim had over … Continue reading

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Gazette Opinion

The recent feeding frenzy regarding Ken Buck and his characterization of some tea party activists as “dumba__es” has us wondering if this gaffe is worth all the fuss or if it is a tempest in a “tea”pot. After Buck was … Continue reading

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Attempt to drive wedge between Buck, tea party part of tactics listed in Democratic party memo

By Jack Minor The Democratic operative who secretly recorded Ken Buck during a campaign event where he expressed frustration with the many questions about the President’s birth certificate, was keeping in line with tactics outlined in a Democratic memo advising … Continue reading

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Norton Ad Misleads Voters

By Mike Bauman  In a campaign commercial being aired by Senate Candidate Jane Norton, she asserts, “Here’s the truth. In state government, I cut budgets.”  A check of the facts reveals this to be a lie.  Norton ran the Colorado … Continue reading

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NORTON HITTING BELOW THE BELT FORMER ATF AGENT ON GOLYANSKY CASE SAYS BUCK WAS RIGHT

By Jim Frazier An ATF agent, who worked on the Golyansky case back in 1998, said that claims made by U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton against Weld DA Ken Buck are “hitting below the belt.” “Ken Buck did the right … Continue reading

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U Visa denials by DA’s office for cases over 10 years old

By Jack Minor Recently, the Weld District Attorney’s office and District Attorney Ken Buck have come under fire from the Greeley Tribune for exercising discretion in the granting of U Visas.  The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of … Continue reading

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Norton Misleads in Campaign Commercial

By Mike Bauman In a campaign commercial being aired by Senate Candidate Jane Norton, she asserts, “Here’s the truth. In state government, I cut budgets.” A check of the facts reveals this to be a lie.  Norton ran the Colorado … Continue reading

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Chase E. “Buck” Rinehart

Chase E. “Buck” Rinehart of Greeley passed away at his home on Monday, July 12, 2010.  He was born March 19, 1940 in Prairie City Iowa.  He grew up in Prairie City and graduated from Prairie City High School.  He … Continue reading

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KEN BUCK REFUTES A REBUKE AND RELEASES REPRIMAND

By Jim Frazier Ken Buck, Weld County District Attorney, a US Senate candidate, and former assistant US Attorney, last week revealed contents of a reprimand he received in 2001 from his supervisor, the US Attorney for Colorado, John Suthers. “I … Continue reading

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Ken Buck’s alleged ethics violations a farce

By Jim Frazier Ken Buck, Weld County District Attorney, a US Senate candidate, and former assistant US Attorney, last week revealed contents of a reprimand he received in 2001 from his supervisor, the US Attorney for Colorado, John Suthers. “I … Continue reading

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Denver Post/Greeley Tribune Story Maligns Candidate

By Mike Bauman A story entitled “Belittled case drew Senate candidate Buck a rebuke from boss” was printed last week by the Denver Post and Greeley Tribune. The story is a follow up to comments made by Buck’s opponent, Jane … Continue reading

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NEW OFFICE OPENS IN GREELEY FOR IMMIGRATIONS AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE)

The community should not expect a drastic increase in immigration projects. – Kumar Kibble By Jim Frazier Five stocky men in dark suits and sunglasses stood outside the building to direct media and other guests to the ICE open house … Continue reading

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Republican State Convention Theme-Anti-establishment

Story and Photos By Brett Reese The anti-establishment sentiment already shown in many political contests across the country was equally strong in both state conventions this weekend. In Loveland at The Ranch Friday night, Cory Gardner was chosen to represent … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Ken Buck

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What is causing the immigration problem?

By Jim Frazier, For the Greeley Gazette   “Jobs are the cause of illegal immigration. Cheap labor,” said former UNC professor Roberto Romero. “If no jobs existed in the US, they would not come.”   “Corn is the cause,” said … 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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It’s Big News…Or Not

by Sam Hill, for The Greeley Report blog Greeley Report has been awaiting the media discussion of Senate candidate Jane Norton’s decision to bypass the Republican caucus process and petition onto the primary ballot.  However, the silence has been deafening.  … Continue reading

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Senate Conservatives Fund endorses Ken Buck for Senate

by Jack Minor, for The Greely Gazette Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), chairman of the Senate Conservatives Fund, endorsed Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck for U.S. Senate in Colorado. Ken Buck is running in a crowded Republican … Continue reading

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