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Common Core: A Lesson Plan for Raising Up Compliant, Non-Thinking Citizens

By John Whitehead —   “A fool with a tool is still a fool.  A fool with a powerful tool is a dangerous fool.”—Michael Fullan, international school reform authority, on the powerful “tool” that is Common Core As I point … Continue reading

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District 6 students to get new principals

Four schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will have new leaders for the 2013-14 school year.   Insoon Olson will take the reins of Northridge High School. Olson comes to District 6 from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where … 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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2012 Infiniti QX56 Luxury SUV

    I was pretty excited this last Monday about receiving the Infiniti luxury SUV for testing.  The QX that arrived represented the second year of the third generation of QX56’s, and is the biggest Infiniti to date and first to … Continue reading

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Greeley gang member gets 40 years for attempted murder of teen

by Matt Lacy –   GREELEY— Gang member Jacob Vigil was sentenced to 40 years in prison today in Weld County District Court for his role in stabbing a 17 year old teenager. The stabbing took place on July 3, … Continue reading

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Behind every great man…

By Craig Masters Speaking at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Student Summit on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, Tuesday, Senior Presidential Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, explained Obama’s economic policy on unemployment. In her speech, broadcast nationwide … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … 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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Evans man sentenced to 24 years in prison for second degree burglary

Staff Reports —     GREELEY, Colo. – This morning in Weld County District Court, Richard Fleming of Evans (DOB 07/08/1978) was sentenced to 24 years in prison for second degree burglary, a class three felony. Fleming pled to the … Continue reading

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Roggy preparing Spartans for opener at Montbello

Story and Photos By Jim Merriott “We have just a little over 100 boys out for the football team this year,” said Greeley West High head football coach Mark Roggy. “I guess around 30-35 players at this point will see … Continue reading

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New military rules of engagement: just walk away when attacked

  by Jack Minor  — A military court has denied an appeal to an officer who shot a terrorist who was lunging for the officer’s weapon. It was stated that the soldier could have just walked away. The Army Court of … Continue reading

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Justice department steps up enforcement against pro-life protestors

by Jack Minor  Under Obama’s administration the Justice department has begun more aggressively enforcing laws against sidewalk counselors at abortion clinics.  Following several abortion-related bombings, the government passed the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances act which limited the rights … Continue reading

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Dr. Lois P. Ness

December 5, 1928 ~ November 17, 2010 Dr. Lois P. Ness of Greeley passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center.  She was born December 5, 1928, in Frederick, South Dakota, she was the youngest of … Continue reading

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James F. “Jim” Walton

James F. “Jim” Walton, 79 of Eaton; with his wife and family by his side, on September 4, 2010 left this earthly life and moved to his heavenly home. Jim was born on January 29, 1931 in Colorado Springs to … Continue reading

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Holmes gets 51 years for kidnapping, assaulting wife

By Jack Minor A Greeley man convicted of assaulting his wife and threatening to kill her in 2009 received a sentence of 51 years in prison. The conviction followed a week long trial which combined two different cases both stemming … 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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Murder for Hire

Weld County Investigators learned in the past week than an adult male, Christopher Hanson, age 21, of Greeley, who is currently in custody, was in the process of soliciting someone to hire to murder a witness/victim of two earlier filed … Continue reading

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