Tag Archives: December

In the battle for the economy the consumer is the loser

Rising Markets, Bad Jobs Report Conflict Economy Analysis The American economy has a split personality and that spells trouble for everyone–but most particularly the bureaucratic elitists and those dependent on that system.   In the Red corner there is the … Continue reading

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December Economic Numbers Go From Upbeat to Ugly Down Very Quickly

By Mike McCune —   Whoever is eyeballing the economy better get rid of the old standby baloney from college testbooks. Something is rotting but the economists can’t find it.   However, one thing is conclusive: the economic numbers for … Continue reading

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Who will speak for Greeley’s children?

by Craig Masters Mired in the muck at the bottom of the learning well, Greeley students continue to suffer while a truly inept superintendent fiddles on her golden fiddle. Why do the parents of district 6 students continue to accept … Continue reading

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Was Hillary on another anti-Israeli mission?

by Craig Masters Tehran, Iran, December 30, 2012 a story posted on Associated Press by Nasser Karimi Headline: “Iran announces US private plane crash landing 3 weeks ago, plane repaired. Iran state TV reported the incident as if it were … 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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Feds Attack Family Farms. . . Again

The Feds plan to regulate children on the family farm by Craig Masters Was 1989 the Mother of All Changes, as the Moscow News wrote? Maybe not? That headline was the subject line of an email from Scott Baker (Glen … Continue reading

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AF cancels contract following media scrutiny

  by Matt Lacy — Following widespread criticism and scrutiny in several media outlets, the Air Force set aside a contract it awarded to a Brazilian owned company citing what it called issues with the “quality of the documentation supporting … Continue reading

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The Rant: “U.S. in Wonderland” Or Going Down the Rabbit-Hole

     by Mike McCune   The stock markets continue to soar in early 2012–allegedly from sterling reports, European countries are finding buyers for their debt and the U.S. is peddling its debt with remarkable ease at very low interest … Continue reading

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Blame for failing schools in District 6 lies on leadership, not students

An opinion in support of students by Craig Masters After reviewing performances of the schools and the December District 6 school board meeting, I submitted an op-ed calling for the board to immediately fire Superintendent Lang and set the priority … Continue reading

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Yen-Yuan, when Keystone hangs in the balance, what’s in a name?

by Craig Masters On January 17, the Greeley Gazette posted an article authored by Craig Masters recapping town-hall style meetings held in the area by U.S. Congressman, Cory Gardner. The Keystone XL pipeline was one of the topics the congressman … Continue reading

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Is the administration feeding the media false economy figures?

by Craig Masters Last week the Obama administration released a report about the unemployment percentage dropping. In response, the stock market spiked up. But this week, MarketWatch, Bloomberg and other segment specific news outlets report the number of people receiving … Continue reading

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Obama extends job authorizations to immigrants affected by 2001 earthquake in El Salvador

by Peter Grady – In what some have said is an attempt to increase his approval ratings among Latino groups,  Obama’s administration will permit up to 215,000 immigrants from El Salvador to remain in America due to hardship from an … Continue reading

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Unemployment remains above 8 percent for 35 consecutive months

by Matt Lacy – The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that unemployment numbers have remained above 8 percent for 35 consecutive months. While the media and the Obama administration have touted the numbers as sign … Continue reading

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Failures to report crimes are increasing victim counts

Calling a police dispatcher can save a child and preserve liberty By Craig Masters Boulder Judge Karolyn Quevli set the bond for accused sex offender Zachary Meints at $35,000. Meints was a youth hockey coach who had been fired in … Continue reading

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Point of Grace to perform at UCCC

          Staff Reports Multi-platinum selling trio, Point of Grace will be performing at the Union Colony Civic Center on December 17th  as a part of their Home For The Holiday’s Tour.  Since forming at Ouachita Baptist … Continue reading

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Rodarte Community Christmas party to be held this weekend

Staff Reports — The Rodarte Community Center will host the 20th Annual Community Christmas Party on Saturday, December 10 from 10am-12pm. The event will be held at the Rodarte Community Center, located at 920 A Street in Greeley, and is … Continue reading

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Greeley Recreation Center kicks off holiday specials

Staff Reports — Are you looking for a unique holiday gift this year? Why not give the gift of health and family fun! December 15-January 31 you can get 10% off an annual membership at the Family FunPlex or the … Continue reading

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City council to hold goal setting session

Staff Reports — The Greeley City Council will hold a special worksession starting at 5 p.m. on December 13 to develop their goals for 2012.  The session will be held in the Nusbaum Training Room located at 919 7th Street … Continue reading

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City seeking volunteers for code enforcement study committee

Staff Reports — The Greeley City Council is currently soliciting applications from community residents who are interested in serving on an ad hoc committee to help review the City’s Code Enforcement program and services that relate to nuisance and zoning … Continue reading

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Greeley tree limb pick up completed

Greeley City crews have completed neighborhood curbside pick up of storm damaged tree limbs and will not be back to pick up limbs curbside. For those who missed the City pick up, they can take their tree limbs to the … Continue reading

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Canadian artist to star in UNC comedy “Harvey”

Staff Reports — Guest artist Peter Krantz will be staring as Elwood P. Dowd in The University of Northern Colorado College of Performing and Visual Arts presents a comedy, Harvey, Directed by David Grapes. Harvey runs December 1-3rd at 7:30pm … Continue reading

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District to host citizens academy

Staff Reports —   Community members in Greeley and Evans who are interested in learning more about the operation of local schools and the school district are invited to participate in the 2011-12 District 6 Citizens Academy. The Academy begins … Continue reading

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Ella Mae Freauff

  December 24, 1924 ~ April 8, 2011   Ella Mae Freauff formerly of Johnstown died Friday, April 8, 2011 in Ft. Collins.  She was born on December 24, 1924 in Longmont, to Conrad and Edith (Kaiser) Lesser.   In … Continue reading

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Donald Devere Kottwitz

  November 19, 1925 ~ February 19, 2011   Don was born November 19, 1925 at a farm home close to Blue Hill, Nebraska.  He was the third of four children born to Carl and Alvina (Krueger) Kottwitz.   Don … Continue reading

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UNC already voted free tuition to illegals

I have finally had enough. I just can’t stand it anymore. In December of 2008, the first governing board of a college in Colorado voted to give away in-state tuition to illegal immigrants…right here at UNC !!! Of course they’re … Continue reading

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William Stanley Nelson

May 1, 1921 ~ December 31, 2010 William Stanley Nelson formerly of Ault, died Friday, December 31, 2010 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.  He was born on May 1, 1921 to William Arthur and Kathryn (Smith) Nelson in … Continue reading

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Lorena Ley

September 1, 1926 ~ December 27, 2010 Lorena Ley of Greeley died Monday, December 27, 2010 at Kenton Manor.  She was born in Greeley on September 1, 1926 to David and Katherine (Brinkman) Blehm.  She grew up on a farm … Continue reading

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Lawrence Delbert Kuhnke

December 10, 1921 ~ January 2, 2011 Lawrence Delbert Kuhnke, 89, of Greeley died Sunday, January 2, 2011 at North Colorado Medical Center after a short illness.  He was born December 10, 1921 to August E. and Minnie (Granzow) Kuhnke … Continue reading

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Madeline E. Mayer

December 13, 1924 ~ December 21, 2010 Madeline E. Mayer of Platteville died on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in Hospice at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born December 13, 1924 in Mead, Colorado to Jess and Viola (Allred) Tullos. … Continue reading

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Cecil J. Howard

Cecil J. Howard went to be with his Savior on Monday afternoon, December 20th 2010, in the pulmonary unit at North Colorado Medical Center. Cecil passed away with his wife, children, and close friends from the Mary Vialpando family at … Continue reading

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Robin Jene Reed

February 15, 1975 ~ December 26, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Robin Reed of Greeley died December 26, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  Robin was born February 15, 1975 in Greeley to David L. and Donna J. (Ley) Reed. Robin was … Continue reading

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Reuben Haberman

January 16, 1916 to December 21, 2010 Reuben Haberman of Greeley died December 21, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Reuben was born January 16, 1916 in Sutton, Nebraska to Henry and Ann Margaret (Dietrich) Haberman. Reuben … 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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Beverly Mae Roder

Please print the REVISED Beverly Mae Roder obituary and photo on WEDNESDAY, December 29, 2010. Thank you, Stoddard Funeral Home (970) 330-7301 Beverly Mae Roder April 11, 1929 ~ December 26, 2010 Beverly Mae Roder of Eaton died Sunday, December … Continue reading

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Robin Jene Reed

February 15, 1975 ~ December 26, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Robin Reed of Greeley died December 26, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  Robin was born February 15, 1975 in Greeley to David L. and Donna J. (Ley) Reed. Robin was … Continue reading

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