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LESS FUNDING + MORE MANDATES + EROSION OF LOCAL CONTROL = UNACCEPTABLE RESULTS

By Weld Commissioner Mike Freeman–   With regard to the formation of a 51st state, no issue is more important than education. A new state with new educational goals would provide our children with the schooling they deserve and a … 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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Public input sought for access control plan along US 34 business route

Staff Reports– Fort Collins, Colorado—The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) is pleased to announce the second open house to discuss preliminary design concepts for the 34 Business RouteAccess Control Plan (ACP). The plan will cover the stretch of … Continue reading

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County has free Radon kits during January for Radon action month

Staff Reports —   When we hear the term environmental pollutant, several images may come to mind. An image of your home is probably not one of them. Your home, however, can be a source of a very harmful environmental … Continue reading

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CDE – West Ridge Charter not a Conversion

By Mike Bauman In a letter dated February 7, 2011, Colorado Department of Education Public School Finance Director, Leanne Emm, determined that the proposed charter school, West Ridge Academy, was not a private school conversion as defined in Colorado law. … Continue reading

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Who are the Colorado Wildlife Commissioners

By Mike Bauman The Colorado Wildlife Commission is an eleven-member board appointed by the governor. There are nine voting members and two non-voting members of the Commission. The non-voting members are the Executive Director for the Colorado Department of Natural … 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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Does Greeley Need Another Middle School?

By Mike Bauman The School Board’s District Advisory Committee recently said in a report to the Board of Education, they could find little evidence that School District 6 needed additional choices at the middle school level. A review of the … Continue reading

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Board of Education Set to Require Charter Schools Break Law for Consideration

By Mike Bauman At a recent School Board meeting, the Board of Education and its “Accountability Committee” indicated a desire to “require” new charter schools to address how they will ensure their enrollment will mirror the demographic of the community.  Board … Continue reading

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2010 NATIONAL CRACKDOWN AND LABOR DAY WEEKEND IMPAIRED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT

The law enforcement agencies of the Weld County DUI Task Force will be conducting increased DUI saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints in Weld County during the National Crackdown and upcoming Labor Day weekend Enforcement Period that starts Friday, August 20th … Continue reading

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Norton Ad Misleads Voters

By Mike Bauman  In a campaign commercial being aired by Senate Candidate Jane Norton, she asserts, “Here’s the truth. In state government, I cut budgets.”  A check of the facts reveals this to be a lie.  Norton ran the Colorado … Continue reading

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Norton Misleads in Campaign Commercial

By Mike Bauman In a campaign commercial being aired by Senate Candidate Jane Norton, she asserts, “Here’s the truth. In state government, I cut budgets.” A check of the facts reveals this to be a lie.  Norton ran the Colorado … Continue reading

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Jane Norton has greatly damaged Colorado says health care expert

By Jim Frazier Mike Kiley, a Ph.D. in Public Administration, worked under U.S. Senate hopeful,  Jane Norton in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Kiley eventually resigned the position. “She was incompetent as an administrator and did great … Continue reading

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Evans honors local hero

By Jack Minor The city of Evans honored a couple of local heroes at the city Council meeting this past Tuesday. Benjamin Llamas and his son Cruz responded when a fire at a neighbor’s house trapped a two-year-old, Mia Sanchez … Continue reading

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