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Washington has reason to Celebrate 9-11

After logging on to post a new article, my attention was drawn to the television news. The picture was of a large, rather formal, formation of people standing in two very divided groups behind Barack and Michelle Obama. The news … Continue reading

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Diaper cakes add new twist to old tradition

  A new twist on an old tradition is now combining beauty with the practical for new mother’s to be, the diaper cake.       Lil Baby Cakes is the brainchild of founder Candy Budyta, who took her passion … Continue reading

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Thousands honor Elvis on anniversary of his death

Sterling Journal Advocate — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n’ roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death. … Continue reading

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Lawmakers celebrate law giving special tuition rates for illegals

By Jack Minor –   Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing illegal aliens in the state to receive a lower tuition rate than American citizens in other states are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the reduced … Continue reading

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Dearfield Day to be held Sept. 22

DEARFIELD — The 5th annual Dearfield Day celebration and a 5K run will be held at the historic Dearfield townsite on Saturday, September 22, 2012.  The 2012 celebration includes a 5K “Ghost Town Run” coordinated by Colorado State University students.  … Continue reading

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National Federation of the Blind to sponsor picnic in Greeley

GREELEY – Join the Greeley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado for FREE food and FUN in honor of their 12th anniversary.   Who is invited?  The Greeley Chapter invites Individuals who are blind or visually … Continue reading

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Evangelical leader calls for boycott of Starbucks

by Peter Grady –   A leader in the evangelical community has called for Christians to boycott Starbucks, saying the company’s support for the radical homosexual agenda makes it an enemy of God.   Pastor Steven Andrew, president of USA Christian … Continue reading

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Obama celebrates Hanukkah two weeks early, calls it “good party”

by Matt Lacy – Fighting criticism from conservatives that he is anti-Israel, President Obama showed his support for our ally on Thursday by celebrating Hanukkah two weeks early. While Hanukkah is not one of the prescribed celebrations in the Old … Continue reading

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Nurse-Family Partnership to celebrate 10 years of service in Weld County

Staff Reports — Greeley –  The Nurse-Family Partnership Program (NFP) at the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the program on  Tuesday, November 8th, from 5 – 7 pm, at the Weld … Continue reading

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The BIG Spud’s Day is coming Sept 10

  Thousands of residents packed the old Larimer County fairgrounds in Loveland to enjoy one of Colorado’s farm produce festivals. This week corn is king. September 10, 2011, the potato takes center stage in Greeley at the Potato Day Festival. … Continue reading

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Richard “Rick” Phil Futch

August 22, 1962 ~ June 4, 2011 Rick Futch, age 48, passed away on June 4, 2011. He was born August 22, 1962 to Nyrene (Eby) and Phil Futch in Sterling. He attended school in Sterling. He moved to Greeley … Continue reading

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Fathers your children need you

Guest Column By Carol Clemans  Father’s Day can be a happy celebration or a day of painful memories and experiences.  God ordained family to be a father, mother and children.  God gives easy instructions to raise children in the fear … Continue reading

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Joseph “Joe” Allo Jr.

March 21, 1918 ~ January 22, 2011 Joseph “Joe” Allo, Jr. died Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Kenton Manor.  He was born March 21, 1918 in Dayton, Ohio to Joseph Allo Sr. and Francis Vitrano who were born in Rome … Continue reading

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Alice W. McFann

October 24, 1915 ~ September 19, 2010 Alice W. McFann of Greeley died Sunday, September 19, 2010 at her home.  She was born October 24, 1915 in Lawrence, Nebraska to John and Mary (Hartman) Wenzinger. Alice worked in Munitions Manufacturing … Continue reading

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24th annual celebration of Potato Day

By Vanessa Dominguez Potato Day has been a tradition in Greeley since October 1895. It started out with potatoes being baked and served to thousands of people. It was an event that people would travel from miles around to celebrate … Continue reading

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Weld County to celebrate 150th anniversary

By Jack Minor 2011 will mark a special time as Weld County will celebrate its 150th anniversary. County officials are planning a year-long celebration to recognize this monumental event. In preparation for the event, the county has introduced a new look to … Continue reading

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Ashcroft Heights Celebrates Opening of New Walking Trail

Story and Photo By Jack Minor The residents of the Ashcroft Heights subdivision in Evans celebrated the opening of a new walking trail and irrigation system on Saturday, August 14. The asphalt trail is ½ mile long and wanders through … Continue reading

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City Celebrates Founder’s Birthday

By Jack Minor The city held a 193rd birthday celebration of Greeley’s founder, Nathan Meeker, last week at his home at 1324 9th Ave. The celebration featured a birthday cake and lemonade and children were encouraged to wish Mr. Meeker … Continue reading

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The “New Kid in Town” Threatens the Old Guard

By Linda Delgado The tactics of the Greeley Tribune are affecting the community in a negative way.  Pride and fear have stopped the tribune from reporting a number of important stories and events in the community. While I understand the … Continue reading

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Local Business Assists Learners

By Mike Bauman The Learning Curve at 5240 W 9th Street Drive Ste 400 (by Coyotes), is celebrating its new location with a Grand Re-Opening celebration.  Discounts are available on most tutoring, classroom, and home-school products. Locally owned by Teresa … Continue reading

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Burkholders Celebrate 30 Years of Marriage

Charles and Rish Burkholder celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2010. The couple met while both were serving in the US Navy in Bethesda, Maryland. They were married in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 7, 1980. They … Continue reading

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Adeleen E. McWilliam

Adeleen E. McWilliams, 89, a lifelong resident of Greeley, Colorado passed away on May 21, 2010 in Denver.  She was born in 1921 in Telluride, Colorado to Spencer S. Trent and Bessie Borst Trent.  She moved to Greeley with her … Continue reading

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