Tag Archives: Centennial

Civil War Encampment to be held at Centennial Village

GREELEY, CO—  Centennial Village, 1475 A St., is hosting a Civil War Living History event on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum visitors will observe the same daily offerings typical to the museum, … Continue reading

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Shooter at Arapahoe High School dead on scene

Police have reportedly responded to an “active shooter situation” at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado that has left two injured and one dead.   Colorado’s 9 News is reporting that one of the victims is a 15 or 16 … Continue reading

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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event … Continue reading

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Citizens could vote on Weld secession movement in Nov.

GREELEY, Colo. – A county in Colorado that was immortalized in the novel and  1978 miniseries “Centennial” once again could achieve fame as it finds itself in  a unique position among America’s counties – considering a bid to become the  … Continue reading

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Potatos rule in Greeley

Saturday, September 10, 2011, Greeley’s Centennial Park will be center of the potato universe. No, the President won’t actually be there in person, but he does send his best wishes to the friends of the Greeley museums, who sponsor this … Continue reading

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Greeley Stampede schedule and pricing

by Vanessa Dominguez Admission to the Greeley Stampede is free for children inder six. Children ages 6-12 and attendees over 61 are $2. Anyone else is a flat $5 fee. A family of four would spend $14 in admission and $10 … Continue reading

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Ella Mae Freauff

  December 24, 1924 ~ April 8, 2011   Ella Mae Freauff formerly of Johnstown died Friday, April 8, 2011 in Ft. Collins.  She was born on December 24, 1924 in Longmont, to Conrad and Edith (Kaiser) Lesser.   In … Continue reading

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Did local official have conflict of interest in approval of emissions testing for Weld County?

By Jack Minor Critics are asking if a controversial emissions program affecting Weld County might have been unduly influenced by a government official with ties to the company that was awarded the testing contract.  Nancy Reubert currently works as the communications … Continue reading

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District 6 Charter Approved with Reservations

By Mike Bauman  On April 11, 2011, the District 6 Board of Education approved the contract for West Ridge Academy Charter School.  West Ridge will be required to set aside 40% of its first year enrollment for students from Dos … Continue reading

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Board reluctantly approves new charter school

Judy Kron expresses concern Westridge Charter Academy will not represent the “demographics of the district” story and photo by Jack Minor  After months of animosity toward the idea of a new charter school, the board voted to approve it despite … Continue reading

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Centennial Village hosts Trick or Treat Nights

Subject: TRICK OR TREAT NIGHTS OCT. 29 & 30 AT CENTENNIAL VILLAGE MUSEUM Centennial Village Museum is gearing up for the annual trick or treat nights on Oct. 29 and 30. From 5-7pm each evening, young children with their parents … 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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The Matt Pack: A Review

by Leksis Trebe Saturday night at Centennial Village in Greeley Matthew Arguello and his band the Matt Pack (www.jazzmattpack.com) put on a concert in the park. Among the tunes were Moondance, Mack the Knife and What a Wonderful World. Also … Continue reading

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Dolores Casares

Dolores Casares Dolores Casares, 87, of Greeley, CO passed away peacefully on May 17, 2010 at Centennial Health Care in Greeley. He was born October 24, 1922 in Charcas San Luis Potosi Mexico to Bonifacio and Benigna Casares. He married … Continue reading

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Loretta Hodges

Loretta Hodges April 27, 1939 ~ March 16, 2010 Loretta Hodges of Greeley died on March 16, 2010 at Centennial Health Care Center.  She was born April 27, 1939 to Fred and Minnie (Gray) Hodges in Woodman, Colorado. Her joy … Continue reading

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