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Conservationists, oil and gas officials come together on safety concerns

Greeley Tribune — The us-versus-them debate is over, and it’s time to deliver a new message to an ever-skeptical public about the safety of oil and gas drilling in Colorado, officials said Wednesday at the Rocky Mountain Energy Forum. “It’s … Continue reading

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District 6 plunges to “priority improvement” status under Lang’s leadership

by Peter Grady –   District 6 announced a shocking bit of news Monday evening when it was revealed that the educational program under Superintendent Ranelle Lang has resulted in the Greeley-Evans school district being dropped to one step from … Continue reading

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Obama’s Economy: Hostess to shut doors, lay off 18,500 workers

by Jack Minor –   An American icon announced it will be closing its doors and laying off 18,500 workers as Hostess, the makers of Twinkies and Wonder bread, announced they will be going out of business following a crippling … Continue reading

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Government again facing scrutiny over jobless claims

by Matt Lacy –   For the second time in less than a week the government is facing scrutiny and criticism over its job reporting after a new report omitted data from a large state.   On Thursday, the Labor … Continue reading

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Business leaders becoming emboldened to speak out on Obama policies

by Matt Lacy –   Following Obama’s crushing debate in last week’s presidential debate business owners appear to now feel they can safely speak out about how the president’s policies are affecting their businesses.   On Monday, David Siegel, owner … Continue reading

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Rep. Gardner receives award for protecting small business owners

by Jack Minor –   WASHINTON D.C. – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award to 4th Congressional Rep. Cory Gardner on Thursday, Sept. 13.   In presenting the award, Dan Danner, NFIB … Continue reading

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Papa John’s accused of blackmail, extortion for discussing costs of Obamacare

by Jack Minor –   The CEO of Papa John’s pizza unwittingly waded into the “culture wars” for saying on a conference call that Obamacare’s mandates would affect the company’s cost of a pizza.   A new survey reveals that … Continue reading

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Muslims accused of playing victim card over Sikh shooting

by Matt Lacy –   An expert on Islamic Jihad says the recent attempts by Muslim groups to portray the tragic murders at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin as an anti-Muslim attack is hypocritical considering the long history of Muslim … Continue reading

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Evans “Playful City USA” four years in a row

      For the 4th consecutive year, the city of Evans has earned the distinction of being a “Playful City USA” by a group that empowers communities to build playgrounds.   The American Academy of Pediatrics says that play … Continue reading

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AF cancels contract following media scrutiny

  by Matt Lacy — Following widespread criticism and scrutiny in several media outlets, the Air Force set aside a contract it awarded to a Brazilian owned company citing what it called issues with the “quality of the documentation supporting … 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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Walmart donates $790,000 and they’re just getting started

                By Craig Masters Last weekend some 50 people demonstrated in front of the Walmart distribution center in eastern Larimer county. Not satisfied with the lack of attention they were receiving, several of … Continue reading

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Taxes must rise, double dip predicted by Greeley housing investor

by Craig Masters      – Peter Stansberry, investment advisor and economy researcher, has weighed in on the impact of the latest Obama solution to the U.S. debt. His advice regarding the “Buffet Tax” is much the same as most major … Continue reading

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Will Donald Trump give the election to Obama?

    With polls consistently showing Obama’s support evaporating among all groups including liberals, the President may be given a lifeline. Earlier this year, Donald Trump consistently polled at the top of the list of Republican candidates. Many attributed Trump’s … Continue reading

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“Government Motors” CEO wants higher gas tax to force consumers into smaller cars

by Jack Minor   The head of General Motors has said he would like to to see the gas tax raised. Raising the gas tax would force consumers to purchase more fuel efficient cars. More sales of fuel-efficient autos will … Continue reading

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Executive Pay Increases Despite Recession

By Mike Bauman According to an executive compensation research firm, chief executives’ pay in S&P 500 businesses  increased 24 percent in 2010.  These increases included salaries, bonuses, stock options, and other perks. These increases were due to increased corporate profits … Continue reading

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Local Buick sales up despite government declaring line “dead”

Warren Yoder next to a 1955 Buick Century on display at Weld County Garage Story and photo by Jack Minor  Buick sales are up at Weld County Garage. That’s amazing for a line of cars the Federal government had targeted … Continue reading

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NPR Cleans House

By Mike Bauman NPR’s top news executive, Ellen Weiss, has resigned her position after causing a firestorm of controversy for unceremoniously firing Correspondent Juan Williams.  Her boss, CEO Vivian Schiller, has  been denied her bonus. The issues started when Williams, … Continue reading

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