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Helicopters confiscated from Militia

by Craig Masters The Constitution, for what it’s worth these years, reserves to the states the control over the civilian militia – now accepted as the National Guard. Once again this week we saw why the Second Amendment was never ever … Continue reading

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Cowardice ordered by Marine Commanders

by Craig Masters In an inexcusable act of cowardice in the face of facts, marines have been ordered to run and hide when danger approaches. But Maj. Gen. Juan G. Ayala, Commander Marine Corps Installations Command, whose head is probably … Continue reading

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Media giant debating building national database of gun owners

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of the Second Amendment who have longed complained that universal background checks would simply provide a list of firearms owners in the event of gun confiscation received a little more ammo for their cause … Continue reading

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Greeley Ice Haus closed for resurfacing

The Greeley Ice Haus, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, closed on June 26 to begin the daunting task of resurfacing the ice rink. The process in which they create an ice rink is quite … Continue reading

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Website highlights Christian persecution by being “hip”

This is not a cold building with a dusty King James Bible and an unopened  hymnal sitting on a pew. This is a ministry that tries to be tuned in to today’s world and is run by,  believe it or … Continue reading

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Numbers for 3A don’t quite add up

by Jack Minor –   While voters are being asked to approve a tax increase to build a replacement school for John Evans, a closer look at the numbers being given to voters for the cost of the project apparently … Continue reading

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Something to ponder on the bond issue for a new John Evans school

Questions on the tax increase for a new John Evans     The      proposed site at 65th        Ave and 37th St would require a      minimum of $ 4-6 million for infrastructure (taps, curb, gutter sidewalks      ect.) … Continue reading

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Bond issue good deal for taxpayers

by Scott Rankin — Whenever I hear about a tax increase being proposed, I usually cringe.  My immediate reaction is that I already pay too much in taxes, especially to the federal government. After gaining my composure, I typically ask … Continue reading

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Greeley Building Code Open House This Thursday

GREELEY – The Greeley Building Inspections Division is holding an open house meeting on Thursday, August 30th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. at the City Hall Annex Building, 1100 10th Street, in the 4th Floor Conference Room concerning proposed … Continue reading

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District, Tribune ignores common sense solutions over John Evans issue

by Brett Reese —   After reading the Greeley tribune story of July 20th about raising property taxes to tear down and rebuild John Evans Middle school, I was convinced the three lattes a year sacrifice each of us would have … Continue reading

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Pallet fire causes spectacular light show for Greeley residents

by Jack Minor —   In what was described as “a giant bonfire,” flames and smoke were seen over east Greeley as  city firefighters fought and successfully contained a wooden pallet fire Wednesday afternoon.   The fire was located at Et&t … Continue reading

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Better communications will turn voters for republicans

by Craig Masters Practicing new skills in communication is critical for election success How to better communicate in one-on-one situations was the topic of the first of two free classes offered by the conservative Windsor based group, Right Turn Colorado. … Continue reading

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Homeowners advised to leave amid Chicago riot warnings

In a sign of what may be coming, residents of a Chicago condo building located near the site of next month’s NATO summit have been asked to leave for the event or risk being caught in a storm of rioters. … Continue reading

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Murderer, victim shot outside Colorado church

by Jack minor — A   pastor’s mother and her murderer were both shot and killed yesterday outside of a suburban Denver church. According to authorities the pastor’s mother was shot when she went outside the New Destiny Christian Center in … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments judge could reclaim justice position

by Peter Grady — Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore is one step closer to reclaiming his position on the court. Moore was removed from office in 2003 because of his refusal to bow to a federal court order … Continue reading

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Auto dealership fire stopped by sprinkler system

Staff Reports — At 7:33 PM Sunday evening (3/25/12) firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2699 47th Av (Weld County Garage) in Greeley on a fire alarm. Upon their arrival, responding fire crews found the fire alarm … Continue reading

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Crystal Cathedral “comes home” as Rev. Schuller resigns

  by Matt Lacy —   After years of financial struggles, the Crystal Cathedral is finally “coming home” as the congregation will be getting a new name after the facility became the property of the Roman Catholic Church last month. … 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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Firm awarded district contract recommending school improvements sits on board awarding funds

Wilson by Jack Minor – An employee with an architectural firm that was recently given a contract by the Greeley/Evans school board to conduct a study on school renovations also sits on the state board that will approve the grant … Continue reading

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Weld’s debt free status factored into Teletech decision for Greeley facility

by Jack Minor – The Chief Executive Officer of a new customer experience center moving to Greeley said they looked at many factors including Weld County’s sound financial footing when choosing where to locate. Ken Tuchman, CEO of TeleTech, along … Continue reading

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Show me the money! What’s really happening at Thompson School District HQ?

The Thompson District Board may not be watching the books at all! by Craig Masters Thompson School District made television news yesterday when it was announced that budget cuts the district was being “forced” to consider would possibly mean that … Continue reading

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Wichita, Kansas becomes collateral damage in war against Boeing.

A Statofortress overshadows the little Warthog By Craig Masters The announcement came this week that the historic 97 building complex covering over 2 million square feet of aircraft manufacturing and support facilities in Wichita, Kansas will be shuttered by Boeing. … Continue reading

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Evans goes green, approves solar panels at Campus Crest

Evans approved solar panels like these to be installed at Campus Crest apartments by Jack Minor – The Evans city council approved a solar power project that will provide enough power for 44 homes at the Campus Crest apartments. Derek … Continue reading

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School Board “plans” for plans – not students – again!

By Craig Masters Flashback…Nov 12, 2007…Colorado Commissioner of Education, Dwight Jones, today announced that six school districts are being removed from the state’s list of districts on “academic watch” due to significant growth in student achievement. If a district fails … Continue reading

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The Raptor has left the building

By Craig Masters After fourteen years in production, the final F-22 Raptor was set to roll off the Lockheed-Martin company’s assembly line in Marietta, Georgia. It was Tuesday, December 13, when Raptor number 187 rolled into history. The original program … Continue reading

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Kron, Reese spar at meeting

by Jack Minor –   District 6 board member, Judy Kron, had some sharp words for Brett Reese after he asked questions regarding a $137,000 expenditure that could eventually lead to a bond issue.   At Monday’s board meeting, the … Continue reading

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City council to hold goal setting session

Staff Reports — The Greeley City Council will hold a special worksession starting at 5 p.m. on December 13 to develop their goals for 2012.  The session will be held in the Nusbaum Training Room located at 919 7th Street … Continue reading

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Tebow announces creation of new hospital in Philippines

by Peter Grady – Denver Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow announced that the Tim Tebow Foundation, working with CURE International, will be building a new children’s hospital in the Philippines. The Tebow CURE hospital is the first joint project between the … Continue reading

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Pastor, church in Oklahoma threatened with death, destruction for standing against homosexuality

by Jack Minor –   In a disturbing trend, “gay” groups are becoming more violent towards those who do not accept their lifestyle.   Last week, a pastor in Oklahoma received multiple death threats after he spoke for two minutes … Continue reading

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Landlord asks judge for permission to evict ground zero mosque

Landing gear from a 9/11 aircraft that crashed through property at 51 Park Place   by Jack Minor – Utility provider Con Edison, has asked a New York judge to grant them permission to evict the developer of a mosque … Continue reading

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Local churches honor 9/11 while clergy, first responders banned at NY 9/11 service

          by Jack Minor —   The White House has instructed officials to downplay al-Qaeda’s role in the Sept. 11 attacks, while New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in order to avoid offending Muslim groups, has … Continue reading

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Board member tells school: Tell your parents at-risk children come before theirs

  By Jack Minor Following last year’s rejection of an application for an elementary school, Union Colony Preparatory School returned and faced harsh questions from the District 6 school board at this week’s public hearing. “We want an elementary school,” … Continue reading

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Evans approves 120 foot Anadarko Tower

    by Jack Minor The Evans City Council has approved the installation of a second tower for Andarko Petroleum Corporation.  The 120 foot tall tower, with 7 dishes and antennae, will be built at the southwest corner of 40th Street and … Continue reading

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Greeley to change city planning process

by Dr. Michelle Bellini At a recent worksession, the Greeley City Council examined proposed changes regarding the way development proceeds in the city. This issue is under examination because the city  has over-built public facilities for underdeveloped areas, since the … Continue reading

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Brett Reese: D6 is wasting million$ – Taxes not the answer

  In spite of numerous meetings with the public, my colleagues are continuing their fantastic proclivity to image and politics instead of education.  They have held meetings, collected input and then ignored it all for their own whims.  There does not … Continue reading

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