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The Rant – Detroit: Inevitable Fall

Detroit’s announced bankruptcy proceedings have put the economic-recovery-that-isn’t mantra from Washington in jeopardy. Oh, the periodic pronouncements have always been full of optimistic blather but have been lacking in concrete facts. Detroit is the biggest obstacle yet.   Detroit for … Continue reading

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Isaia Aricayos to announce run against Young for HD 50

Republican Isaia Aricayos is formally announcing his intention to challenge Democrat Dave Young for the House District 50 seat following a series of votes in favor of controversial bills including restrictions on Second Amendment rights and a bill that would … 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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“Soul, Man” 2013 Kia Soul! Compact FWD Sedan

When I asked the press fleet manager what kind of vehicle was coming here for testing this week, he answered, “Soul, man”, and it brought to mind one of my favorite old songs by Sam & Dave – “Soul Man”.  … Continue reading

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Liquified natural gas trucks bring savings to Weld county

WELD COUNTY, CO – As part of its Smart Energy Plan, Weld County is in the process of converting its government fleet vehicles to natural gas vehicles – both Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). On Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Dem leaders with ties to Obama have incidents with press

by Jack Minor –   In recent days, democratic officials have butted heads with reporters for simply asking them questions as part of their job.   Dave Philipps, a reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette, was doing a brief interview … Continue reading

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Governor to announce well decision at 1 p.m.

by Jack Minor –   Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to announce his decision today at 1 p.m. on whether to allow Weld County farmers to turn on wells and allow them to pump a miniscule amount of water from … Continue reading

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Dave Keil

August 28, 1918 ~ September 13, 2010 Dave Keil passed away on Monday, September 13, 2010.  He was born on August 28, 1918 to John and Amelia (Roth) Keil in Iliff, Colorado and received his schooling in Iliff.  He was … Continue reading

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Richard A. Flitton

Richard A. Flitton, 71, of Greeley, died on Friday, August 20, 2010 at his home.  He was born April 17, 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Curtis and Louella (Rawson) Flitton. He married Judith A. Fredericksen on April 8, … Continue reading

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Mile High Music Festival is “mini-Woodstock”

By Vanessa Dominguez Flying beach balls, people dancing in the grass, hippie skirts, bikinis, water areas, and bare feet, these sites and more were to be found at the recent Mile High Music Festival. From hoola hoops to dancing in … Continue reading

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Greeley Freight Station Museum

story and pictures by Zachary Jory 50,000 volunteer hours have been contributed during the construction of the Greeley Freight Station Museum. Dave Trussell, director of the museum, emphasizes the importance of this superb volunteer help in assuring the success of … Continue reading

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Esther Schmidt

August 6, 1915 ~ May 15, 2010 Age: 94 Residence: Greeley, Colorado Esther Schmidt of Greeley died Saturday, May 15, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born August 6, 1915 in Loveland, Colorado to Jacob and Henrietta (Walker) … Continue reading

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Donald J. “Don” Foster

Donald J. “Don” Foster, 54, of Greeley, died on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood. He was born on October 25, 1955 in Denver, Colorado to James Eddie and Clare (Steinhart) Foster. Don lived in Greeley … Continue reading

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