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2015 Volkswagen Jetta SE FWD Sedan

The number one selling Volkswagen is the Jetta, produced since 1979.  It is currently in its sixth generation form, this new design having been introduced in June of 2010 as a 2011 model.  For 2015 the Jetta received a mid-cycle update … Continue reading

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Voluntary taxes?

Gambling taxes are as voluntary as any tax could possibly be. The idea of allowing people to voluntarily pay taxes for school children sounds so good to so many that amendment 68 might actually have a chance of passing. Supporters … Continue reading

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2014 Lexus LS460 AWD Sedan by Stu Wright

The most recent press loan car that I received was, last week, a Lexus LS460 4-door sedan with all-wheel drive.  The team that delivered the car to Greeley was Rocky Mountain Redline, a fleet management firm in Dacono.  The car … Continue reading

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2013 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid Review by Stu Wright

  Toyota’s Camry Hybrid mid-size sedan has been available since 2006, and has, up until now, been available in its second generation configuration as a 2013 model.  Such a car was delivered to my house last month for testing, and … Continue reading

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2014 GMC Yukon XL AWD Denali by Stu Wright

In 1976, I started selling GMC trucks right after college, and at that point the Suburban, which is what GMC at that time called their big SUV, had been in production for 39 years.  Right after I started my new … Continue reading

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Young entrepreneurs “not participating” in economic downturn

While the so-called “Great Recession” ended in the first year of the Obama administration, the effects remain largely unfelt by millions of people around the world, this has caused a new generation of business entrepreneurs to think outside the box … Continue reading

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Online marketing helping spur economic recovery

As the US economy continues to sputter along, there does appear to be one surprising factor that is preventing it from becoming even worse, online marketing.   With the rise of the internet a new way for companies being able … Continue reading

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2013 Buick Encore Premium AWD Compact SUV

The Buick Encore was unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show 18 months ago and rolled into dealerships early this year.  It is a derivative of the German Opel Mokka and is manufactured in Bupyeong, South Korea.  That … Continue reading

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Morgan County Fair judge offers tips to kids on how to win

Ft. Morgan Times — The 4-H kids and teens who raised hogs for the showmanship competition got a bit of a treat during Monday’s competition when the judge offered them advice on how to win during the show. Swine judge … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus LS460 AWD 4-Door Sedan

Recently I was loaned a 2013 Lexus LS460 four-door sedan for testing and it was brought to my house in Greeley by an Automotive Media Solutions driver.  It came in Starfire Pearl (white) metallic, the interior was black semi-aniline (perforated) … Continue reading

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Parents to get information on student educational options

GREELEY – Parents of children who reside in the Greeley/ Ft. Collins area will have an opportunity to hear about the multiple educational opportunities and schooling options available to their children during an expo in June.   Local radio station, … Continue reading

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CBS apologizes for show glorifying Communism

Following WND’s report on CBS’ “The Amazing Race” taking contestants to Hanoi, where they sat through a communist presentation,  and went to a display celebrating the death of Americans, the network has issued  an apology. Liberals and conservative alike had … Continue reading

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GOP delegates choose conservative slate for Tampa

by Craig Masters Saturday, Colorado republicans gathered in Denver to finish the process of nominating delegates to their party’s national convention to be held in a few weeks in Tampa, Florida. Candidate Santorum won the majority of republican votes cast … Continue reading

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Khruschev was right

I remember Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev’s promise, “We will bury you.”  As we look at America today we see how right he was. By far the most business illiterate group in America is college students – who arguably spend the … 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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No Thanksgiving says Massachusetts principal

By Craig Masters Principal Anne Foley of the John F. Kennedy public school in Somerville, MA has informed her staff that Thanksgiving is offensive and will not be allowed in her school. Other days that will not be allowed include … Continue reading

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Jobs bill “repeals” 11th Amendment

  by Jack Minor – The President’s jobs bill would effectively repeal the 11th Amendment for any state that receives federal funding anytime after the bill becomes law. During the healthcare bill, Nancy Pelosi said Congress needed to pass the … Continue reading

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Local sub shops tell customers “Thanks” with $1 sandwiches

  by Jack Minor – During these difficult economic times  local Jimmy John’s sub shops offered a grand bargain for lunch September 22nd; 8-inch long subs for $1. The two Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich shops; one at Centerplace and one on 11th … Continue reading

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Greeley Figure Skaters Take Home the Gold!

       Ashley Cullen, 9, and Nica Digerness, 11, demonstrated their athletic prowess when they brought home the gold from the State Games of America.  They had the honor of representing the State of Colorado figure skating while in … Continue reading

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Local company to offer internet service on aircraft

by Jack Minor – A Colorado-based satellite internet company will begin providing airline customers internet servicet next year using its new satellite that is scheduled to be launched in October. Englewood  based, WildBlue communications, currently provides high speed internet service … Continue reading

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Dog Leaping at Weld County Fair

The Weld County Fair would like to welcome Splash Dogs to this year’s venue. Splash Dogs is a nationally recognized dock jumping organization that will be performing at the Weld County Fair, July 29th through the 31st..   Dock jumping is … Continue reading

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Gardner proactively takes Obama up on healthcare offer

By Jack Minor During the state of the union address, President Obama said he welcomed any constructive suggestions to help improve the health care bill passed last year. Many may not realize the Republicans have already taken his advice to … Continue reading

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Local student to appear in Broncos game this weekend

Story by Jack Minor A local student will be competing in the Denver Broncos vs. St. Louis Rams game this Sunday, November 28 as part of the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick regional competition. Carson Fagan, age 7, who attends Christa … Continue reading

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Natural Grocers offering free food, vendor contacts on Oct 2nd

By Vanessa Dominguez Saturday, October 2nd, there will be free food, items from vendors, and nutritional information in the parking lot of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage located at 2819 35th Avenue in Greeley. Vitamin Cottage was established by Margaret … Continue reading

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Students hope to earn scholarships with shooting skills

By Jack Minor This past weekend area students attempted to earn scholarships by using their skills on a shooting range. The local 4-H shooting sports program held a competition at the High Plains Shooting Range in Eaton to determine which … Continue reading

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The “New Kid in Town” Threatens the Old Guard

By Linda Delgado The tactics of the Greeley Tribune are affecting the community in a negative way.  Pride and fear have stopped the tribune from reporting a number of important stories and events in the community. While I understand the … Continue reading

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Mob Style Hush Tactics Imposed in Greeley

By Connie Breen Nevada owned Greeley Tribune, allegedly pressured Blues Jam participants and organizers regarding interviews with the Greeley Gazette. When Gazette Reporter Zach Jory asked a band member for an interview, she said they were specifically and strictly instructed … Continue reading

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Teams Travel Across the Nation for Softball Tournament

Ryan-Ashley Rodriquez Softball teams from all around the U.S. opened the Jr. Sparkler tournament with a BBQ, dancing, and team bonding time on Monday afternoon in Greeley, CO.  “The Sparkler” tournament is a girls’ fastpitch softball tournament, hosted by Triple … Continue reading

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UNC holds annual Strong Man, Strong Woman competition

Photos and Story By Rebekah Elliott Springtime means the return of the annual UNC Strong Man and Women competition and crowning of new champions.  Around eighteen men and women competed in four events designed to test the competitors overall fitness … Continue reading

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