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2014 Volkswagen Turbo Beetle R-Line

I remember the first time I laid eyes on a Volkswagen Beetle, in Grant, Nebraska in about 1963.  A young man in town named Charlie Brixius had purchased a used one (perhaps a 1959), and made quite a splash driving … Continue reading

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Heartbeat bug opens servers to hackers

by Craig Masters A computer bug named Heartbleed is working its way into the heart of tens of thousands of internet servers in what is described as the most significant internet virus yet. The Wall Street Journal estimated that as … Continue reading

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Prevention key to avoiding West Nile virus in flood aftermath

With the recent heavy rainfall and flooding along with increased standing water throughout our county, there is now a bigger concern about the rapid growth of mosquitoes and the increased risk for contracting West Nile Virus (WNC).   This period … Continue reading

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Greeley’s HOT temperatures

  Halfway through summer is when Colorado is getting those high 90 degree temperatures with the heat wave enveloping all of the mid southern part of the United States. Oddly, as one travels through-out Colorado, it is easy to notice … Continue reading

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Prevent theft before it happens to you

by Vanessa Dominguez Summertime has seemed to ignite the theft bug in many criminals. But before you order “Trunk Monkey” – the hilarious commercial  of a monkey-in-the-trunk-protector,  consider the following points. According to Greeley police spokesman, Sergeant Joe Tymkowych, people can … Continue reading

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Scott principal pulls out all the stops for counting day

Olivia Zadkovic and Alea Shaeffer from Meeker Elementary cut the ribbon for the new playground at Scott Elementary. The two girls started a lemonade stand to help raise funds for a new playground over the summer Story and photo By … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Dates on a Dime: Nature’s Fireworks

By Mike Bauman This week’s date involves a nice evening stroll with your loved ones.  Take the kids along on this date.  Also, take the bug spray along, or it’ll be a short one! Between 60th Avenue and 64th Avenue … Continue reading

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Protecting your baby from insect bites

By Vanessa Dominguez, For the Greeley Gazette Spring  time is when most bees and bugs are out and ready to bite. Some bug bites can be dangerous or even fatal. However, most are just a nuisance. Prevention is the key. … Continue reading

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