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Texans and Oklahoma City bomber – all the same to Reuters / Connecticut College professor

by Craig Masters Did these guys die in Vain? Reuters makes no apologies for a leftist college professor who says the Oklahoma City bomber and Texans should be studied as one phenomenon. Reuters is often caught slanting their reporting as far … Continue reading

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Sept. 17 History Fest cancelled

Due to the intense rainfall over the last week, the City of Greeley History Museums has cancelled History Fest for Tuesday, September 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The remaining days Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of History Fest will … Continue reading

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Loveland celebrates start of new $15 million service center

Reporter Herald — For those in the Loveland public works department, the shovels hitting the ground and dirt flying on Wednesday morning was final confirmation that the long-awaited expansion of the service center was happening at last.   Before that, … Continue reading

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Loveland fracking petition heading to court

Reporter Herald — Now facing a lawsuit, Loveland city councilors on Tuesday hotly debated their options for a citizen-initiated ordinance that seeks a moratorium on fracking within the city.   The discussion, which continued past deadline late Tuesday night, came … Continue reading

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Fort Collins council supports delay on marijuana businesses

Coloradoan — Retail marijuana stores won’t be allowed in Fort Collins soon, but their opening dates may not be as far off as expected.   The Fort Collins City Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to an ordinance that would … Continue reading

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High Park fire still costing taxpayers millions of dollars

Coloradoan — The High Park Fire went out more than a year ago, but millions of taxpayer dollars still are being used to deal with its aftermath.   The cost of addressing the widespread damage done to the foothills and … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs set to ban medical marijuana

(Coloradoan) – Colorado’s second-largest city is poised to ban recreational marijuana stores. The Colorado Springs City Council plans to vote Tuesday on allowing retail marijuana stores. Four of nine council members have said they’ll vote against retail pot, and even … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Homestead park to be closed for construction

GREELEY –Beginning Monday April 15th Homestead Park located on 29th Street west of 35th Avenue will be closed for construction.  The park will be receiving a new playground, outdoor classroom, shelters, and concrete walkways and landscaping.   This Quality of … Continue reading

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65th Ave road closure to begin April 8

GREELEY — In preparation for road improvements to 65th Avenue that will begin later this spring, the City of Greeley will close 65th Avenue from 29th Street to US Highway 34 from April 8th to April 14th, 2013.  This closure … Continue reading

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center Feb. 20, 2012

by Betty Grauberger —   With sights set high, we are eagerly awaiting the final verdict…..as of now we believe that we will be starting up our Friday Lunch Program with Weld County Senior Nutrition beginning on Friday, March 1st…..keep … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Dept. to offer CPR classes in January

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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Greeley FD fights scrap metal fire

GREELEY — At 10:23pm, last night (12/12/2012) the Greeley Fire Department was called to 1490 East 8th St (Anderson Sales and Salvage), Greeley, on the report of a fire. While responding, fire crews could see large flames from approximately 1 … Continue reading

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Free Speech? It is, only if Cleveland Councilwoman says it is!

by Craig Masters In a story that would have gotten a lot of coverage if an incumbent republican presidential candidate was trying to get a second term, the “offensive” billboards around the greater Cleveland, Ohio area reminding everyone of the … Continue reading

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Weld County announces department reorganizations

WELD COUNTY, CO – During Monday morning’s Board of County Commissioners meeting, three department-head appointments were announced and passed unanimously by resolution.   Trevor Jiricek, formerly the Director of Planning Services, will move into the position of Director of General … Continue reading

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Greeley to hold Meeker musuem improvement meeting

GREELEY — The public is invited to review a set of concept drawings that take a fresh look at the grounds around the historic Meeker Museum and ways that site might be enhanced and used.  The museum is located north … Continue reading

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Construction beginning on storm drain and inlets

GREELEY — The City of Greeley is improving its storm drainage system with a new construction project.  A new storm water collection system will be constructed on 4th Street and drain this storm water into the new detention pond that … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Department to offer free CPR classes

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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City encourages people to cut back on watering lawns

GREELEY – The city of Greeley is reminding people to help conserve water by watering their lawns less now that school is in session.   To increase your efficiency and to save money, the City of Greeley Water Conservation program … 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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Greeley labor Day closures

GREELEY – Greeley City Hall, located at 1000 10th Street; the City Hall Annex at 1100 10th Street; the Public Works Administration Building at 1001 9th Avenue; and the Lincoln Park Annex (including Greeley Municipal Court) at 919 7th Street … Continue reading

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Food stamp users get double value at local farmers’ market

GREELEY- The Greeley Farmers’ Market at the Depot announces a new program that provides increased benefits to residents who are on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The new “SNAP it up!” program, funded by a grant through the … Continue reading

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City offers walking tours of historic Cranford neighborhood

Staff Report —   GREELEY – The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour of the Highlights of Designated Properties in Cranford on Monday, July 9, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.  Participants will visit some of the … Continue reading

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Fireworks are for sale, not for setting off

GREELEY — The Greeley Fire Department would like to remind citizens that the Governor has issued a ban on all use of personal consumer fireworks in the State of Colorado. However, the City Attorney’s office has determined that the ban … Continue reading

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Greeley to hold meeting discussing High Park fire effect on water supply

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council will hear a report at 5 p.m. today, June 12 regarding the current and possible impacts of the High Park Fire on Greeley’s water supply.  The presentation will cover the challenges to Greeley’s water … Continue reading

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Greeley offers water presentation

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council is looking for groups, organizations, service clubs, boards and/or commissions interested in hearing a presentation on securing water resources for the community. The presentation covers the local challenges to Greeley’s water supply and the action … Continue reading

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Slurpees, Big Gulps, Venti at Starbucks to be banned in NY

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Every single menu in New York City could soon be getting a major overhaul if Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way. The man behind calorie counts is set to announce a new public health initiative to … Continue reading

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Greeley Drinking Water Surpasses Government Standards

GREELEY — The latest version of Greeley’s Consumer Confidence Report is published each June, as required by federal law. It is an annual summary of the quality of drinking water treated and distributed by the City of Greeley. This year’s … Continue reading

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Garden-In-A-Box Program Ends June 5

GREELEY- The City of Greeley Water Conservation Program is sponsoring a Garden-In-A-Box sale. Orders must be made by June 5, for pre-planned and affordable Xeriscape gardens. Greeley residents receive $25 off the list price of the xeric gardens.   The … 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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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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“Summer in the City” – 2012 Buick Verano 1SL

One of my favorite 60’s hits ever was so named and performed by the Lovin’ Spoonful, the pop-rock jug band of “Do You Believe in Magic” fame.  It was written by band leader John Sebastian’s brother Mark and Steve Boone.  … Continue reading

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“Microburst” tears roof off of house

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Just before 2:00 pm today (05/01/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2405 49th Av Ct in Greeley on a report of on a possible explosion. Upon arrival they found a … Continue reading

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City to install sewer line at 47th and 16th St.

Staff Reports — The City of Greeley has contracted with Connell Resources to install a sewerline near 47th Avenue and 16th Street. The new sewerline is replacing the current one that is too small during peak flows. The new sewerline … Continue reading

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Evans hiring lifeguards for Summer

Staff Reports —   The city of Evans is currently hiring lifeguards, swim instructors, front desk attendants, assistant managers and a pool manager. The Evans City Council has decided to open the Evans Municipal Pool for the 2012 season. Our … Continue reading

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