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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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2015 Jeep Patriot Latitude 4WD

Jeep has produced its Patriot since the introduction of the compact crossover SUV nine years ago this spring at the New York Auto Show.  It, along with the Jeep Compass, is manufactured on what is called the MK platform.  The Compass … Continue reading

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2015 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport Review by Stu Wright

Subaru automobiles are produced by giant Japanese firm, Fuji Heavy Industries, Since 1968 they have been exported to America.  A plant in Lafayette, Indiana manufactures several of their models, but the Impreza is imported from Ota, Gumna, Japan.  The compact Impreza … Continue reading

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Gardner-Welch bill targets energy efficiency in federal buildings

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) announced bipartisan energy efficiency legislation that would cut the federal government’s energy bill by advancing the use of performance contracts. The federal agencies spend over $6 billion … Continue reading

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County officials warn residents to take steps to prevent West Nile virus

Weld County, CO – Health officials continue to monitor mosquito traps for the presence of West Nile virus. “So far, our overall mosquito presence is low” says Dr. Mark Wallace, Executive Director for the Weld County Health Department “and we … Continue reading

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Weld snow plow drivers made “4 trips around the world” this winter

WELD COUNTY, CO – The seasons have changed, and the numbers are in. During the 2012-2013 winter, Weld County Department of Public Works snow plow drivers (including graders with plows) drove approximately 100,000 miles clearing the roads for the traveling … Continue reading

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Gardner to IRS: You will be held accountable

WASHINGTON D.C. – Furious over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) is demanding answers and offering to help affected groups in Colorado that were unfairly singled out.    In a letter to … Continue reading

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Pediatrics Academy Supports Gay Marriage

by Mike McCune —   Let me be precise on my position on gay marriage: I abhor the concept with every fiber of my soul. That this is not a universally-supported position I understand but if it were, please explain how … Continue reading

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Former CO Sen. files suit against Obamacare abortion drug mandate

A former Colorado Senator from the Reagan era who has already been a party to one lawsuit against Obamacare’s abortion mandate has filed a second lawsuit, this time over a home mortgage company that he owns.   Bill Armstrong, a … Continue reading

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Salvation Army seeks 300 volunteers to ring in Holidays at red kettles

Greeley, CO  – Bells at The Salvation Army’s red kettles are set to begin ringing Thursday, November 15, signaling the official start to the holiday fundraising season for the organization.  Local Army officials are appealing to Greeley residents to give … 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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Healthy habits for going back to school

WELD COUNTY, CO – Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment offers health tips to students who will be heading back to school after summer vacation to keep them healthy.   School supplies: check.  New backpack: check.  Haircut: check.  … Continue reading

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Kirkmeyer invited to join child welfare council

WELD COUNTY, CO – On July 11, 2012, the Colorado Department of Human Services extended to Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer an invitation to join the newly created Child Welfare Executive Leadership Council. According to the invitation, “The Council will … Continue reading

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County looking for suggestions to rename CR 49

WELD COUNTY, CO –  With big plans ahead for CR 49, also known by locals as the Keenesburg cut-off, county officials are asking residents for help in coming up with an official name for the road.   It is a … Continue reading

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Impending Volcker Rule Never Approved By Congress

by Mike McCune —   Governments continue to churn out regulations, many allegedly enacted to protect the average person from his greatest enemy–himself. Enforcement of the myriad regulations is becoming increasingly hard to achieve since there are many subtle conflicts … Continue reading

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Greeley gets “Make-Ogre, Shrek comes to town

April 2, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) — DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. are pleased to announce that SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, will play theUnionColonyCivicCenter inGreeley, on April 15 at … Continue reading

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Gun Control group ranks CO 13th for restricting 2nd Amendment

by Peter Grady – A gun control group has released its annual state rankings and many may be surprised to learn Colorado is the 13th most restrictive state when it comes to gun control. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun … Continue reading

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Blues Brothers coming to town

Staff Reports — January 19, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) It’s been almost thirty years since brothers, Jake and Elwood Blues, played by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, invited the world to join them on a ‘mission from God’ in The Blues … Continue reading

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Internationally renowned modern dance company coming to Greeley

Staff Reports — January 19, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) The Union Colony Civic Center inGreeley presents world renown dance company Pilobolus on Friday, January 27 at 7:30 pm.   Pilobolus began in 1971 as an outsider dance company and quickly became … Continue reading

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CarHop opens 4th Colorado store in Greeley

Staff Reports — (Greeley, CO – January 18, 2012) – CarHop, one of the nation’s largest sales and finance dealers, celebrates the opening of its fourth Colorado-based store, located in Greeley.   CarHop focuses on helping car buyers with poor … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune   I believe our government is corrupt. From those who are elected to those who are appointed to those that are life-time bureaucrats the system is corrupt. The stench of corruption cannot be masked any … Continue reading

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VA to offer free flu shots for verterans

Staff Reports —   The Cheyenne VA Medical Center is conducting an aggressive seasonal flu campaign again this year. Free seasonal flu shots will be given to all Veterans on October 22 at the Fort Collins VA Clinic. The flu shot … Continue reading

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County to offer free men’s health screening

Staff Reports — The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) will offer a second free Men’s Health Screening event that includes cholesterol, body mass index (BMI), blood sugar, and blood pressure. WCDPHE’s goal is to increase awareness … Continue reading

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Oldest Woman to row across the Atlantic visiting Colorado

By Vanessa Dominguez Saturday, June 4th,Coloridoans are invited to meet Dr. Suzanne Pinto,  the olderst woman to ever row across the Atlantic Ocean. She will be sharing the story of her journey at Ridgen Farm located in Fort Collins at … Continue reading

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Reese announces open town hall meeting on May 28

  Brett Reese, as an individual not as a school board member, will be holding an open town hall meeting for residents of Greeley/Evans District 6 on May 28th at 11:00 am at the Farr Library 1939 61st Avenue Greeley, CO … Continue reading

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Emma Smith

  March 10, 1920 ~ March 18, 2011   Emma Smith was born on March 10, 1920 in Sterling, Colorado to Alexander Schott and Amalia Maul Schott.  She attended Trinity Lutheran School in Sterling.  She married Ray Smith of Fleming, … Continue reading

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Herbert Clifton Eala

Herbert Clifton Eala (Echohawk), 59, transitioned to the Spirit World on Wednesday January 20th, 2011 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born July 26th 1951 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Grace M. Valandra of St. Francis, South Dakota and Crescencio (Chris) E. … Continue reading

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Many children go to bed hungry due to lack of food

— by Vanessa Dominguez — – The 9th annual Stone Soup dinner to benefit Weld Food Bank will be held Saturday, April 30  6:00pm – 9:00pm at University of Northern Colorado Ballrooms 10th Avenue and 20th Street in Greeley, CO. … Continue reading

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Town of Frederick has 12 Misdemeanor Warrants Active in Last 12 Months

By Mike Bauman The Town of Frederick currently has 12 misdemeanor warrants active from the last 12 months.  If you know the location of anyone on the following list, please contact the Frederick Police Department at 720.652.4222.  Source:  www.weldsheriff.com   … Continue reading

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City of Greeley has 422 Active Misdemeanor Warrants in Last 12 Months

By Mike Bauman The City of Greeley had the following 422 misdemeanor warrants active in the last 12 months.  If you know the location of any of these parties, you are encouraged to call the Greeley Police Department at 970-350-9600. … Continue reading

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City of Evans has 161 Active Warrants Outstanding

By Mike Bauman The City of Evans currently has 161 active warrants outstanding that have been issued in the past 12 months.  If you know anyone on the following list, you are encouraged to contact the Evans Police Department at … Continue reading

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Gary M. Strasser

53 years old Greeley, CO 80634 Gary passed on December 11th of heart disease in Greeley Colorado. Gary was a Civil Engineer that worked for the Colorado Department of Transportation with many noteworthy achievements. He loved animals and enjoyed hobbies … Continue reading

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Florence Charlotte Johnson

Florence Charlotte Johnson, 98, of Greeley, died November 16, 2010 at the NCMC Hospice Inpatient Unit.  She was born April 14, 1912 in Peckham, CO to Oscar and Charlotte (Swanson) Johnson. Florence graduated from Gilcrest High School in 1931 and … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Montoya

July 14, 1921 ~ November 15, 2010 Mary Ann Montoya of Denver, formerly of Greeley, died Monday, November 15, 2010 at Pikes Peak Care & Rehab in Colorado Springs.  She was born July 14, 1921 in Ault to Frank R. … Continue reading

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Theodore “Ted” Foster

Theodore “Ted” Foster, 83, of Greeley, CO died November 8, 2011 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado. He was born January 1, 1927 in Delta, CO to John Patrick and Jessica Lea (Wright) Foster. Ted served in the … Continue reading

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