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IRS issues regulations making invasive questions for conservative groups permanent

By Jack Minor –   Within just a few days of closing a comment period in which the vast majority spoke out against proposed draconian restrictions on political speech by the IRS, the tax agency went ahead and issued the … Continue reading

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Shakeup: Buck and Gardner switching places

By Jack Minor –   In a bizarre twist, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has announced he is pulling out of the race for the Senate nomination against Mark Udall and will instead run for the 4th Congressional District … Continue reading

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Surprise: Hispanics already embrace many tea party beliefs, members told

By Jack Minor –   Members attending the South Carolina Tea Party’s annual convention were told that contrary to popular belief, Hispanics do want to embrace socialism and the failed liberal policies they left behind in their home countries and … Continue reading

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Sexual Predator Honored With U.S. Postage Stamp

By Matt Barber  Benjamin Franklin famously quipped, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Franklin evidently failed to envisage today’s postmodern left. For the conservative, there exists at least one other certainty, and … Continue reading

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Weld United Way 211 service connects flood recovery services, victims and volunteers

United Way of Weld County’s 2-1-1 Information & Referral Service provides access to services to people all across Weld County. In times of disaster, such as the Windsor Tornado in 2008 and the current flooding that has devastated the entire … Continue reading

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid FWD Limited

 The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been on sale in America for about 18 months, and shares its drive train and some design elements with the KIA Optima Hybrid.  The two cars combine to occupy second place (in America) in hybrid … Continue reading

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Syrian conflict – Is U.S. on both sides?

by Craig Masters On April 23, the Gazette published an article which included this statement: Israeli security forces have determined with what they describe as nearly 100% certainty that the Syrian government forces, under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad, … Continue reading

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Lawlessness begins at the top

by Craig Masters This week we took some time to climb to the top of a mountain for some backcountry camping in Rocky Mountain National Park. We obtained our required permit and paid the fee. We rented the required bear-proof food … Continue reading

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Hagel tells, Israel, France, Britain – “You don’t know what you’re looking at!”

Craig Masters Israeli security forces have determined with what they describe as nearly 100% certainty that the Syrian government forces, under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad, have used chemical weapons against U.S. supplied muslim brotherhood affiliated rebel forces. The … Continue reading

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Is Penn State threat connected to voter I.D. suit?

by Craig Masters If you are one of the many Americans afraid of “Chicago tactics” by the Obama administration, read no further. No one will blame you. The Justice Department under the direction of Eric Holder, himself held to be … Continue reading

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Jobless claims increases by nearly 70,000

by Matt Lacy –   The actual number of American applying for jobless claims increased by 69,971 from the previous week; however the Associated Press and other members of the media used adjusted numbers to claim the opposite.   On … Continue reading

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Obama reduced to begging for funds

by Peter Grady –   President Obama has apparently been  reduced to begging for funds, marking a sharp contrast to his last election.   In an urgent appeal sent out to supporters Tuesday, Obama said in an e-mail, “I will … Continue reading

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Expert: black leaders fueling racial division

by Jack Minor —   Carol Swain, professor of law and political science at Vanderbilt University, said black political leaders like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are using the death of Trayvon Martin to stir racial division for political gain. … Continue reading

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Chappelow presents Pirates of Penzance

Staff Reports — Students and staff at Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School proudly present The Pirates of Penzance, playing this Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m.   Tickets are $2, and are available at the door.   About 50 middle … Continue reading

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Colo. Springs church split reveals divisiveness of “gay” marriage issue

by Matt Lacy – The recent decision by Colorado Springs Church  that predates statehood to pull out of its denomination reveals how much of a hot button issue the debate over same-sex  marriage is becoming in Christian circles. Last Sunday … Continue reading

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Carol’s Corner – The tongue has the power of life or death

by Carol Clemans In this pre-election political atmosphere, many tongues are wagging rapidly to and fro.  Instead of sticking to the issues, politicians start degrading each other by their words.  It’s like watching children fussing and no one taking the … Continue reading

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Congress set to shut down committee on religious freedom

by Matt Lacy – A government committee on religious freedom will be forced to shut down Friday if the Senate does not re-authorize their funding. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is an independent, bipartisan that reviews the facts … Continue reading

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Marine Corps clarifies “don’t pee towards Mecca” stories

by Jack Minor – The Marine Corps has said a recent news story about Marines being told not to pee towards Mecca does not reflect Corps training or doctrine. The North County Times recently reported a story on Marines at … Continue reading

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Help for the homeless has arrived in Greeley

  –   The Guadalupe Community Center is north of Island Park by Craig Masters    – The generosity of Weld County residents is being prudently invested and professionally managed at the new Guadalupe Community Center. The result is a chance for … Continue reading

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The Choices are very clear for education’s future

By Craig Masters Any one who has been exposed to the news and comments about the campers in New York who have named themselves Occupy Wall Street, must certainly understand the basic reasons these folks are there. They are frustrated, … Continue reading

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Obama racking up early endorsements, NEA now Communist Party

by Jack Minor  —   The Communist Party USA has provided an early endorsement of President Obama, saying the Democratic Party is the only party capable of winning against the Republicans next year. In an article titled “Does it matter … Continue reading

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Sen. Udall signs letter opposing UN treaty regulating guns

  By Jack Minor   Gun rights supporters say Sen. Mark Udall’s signature on a letter that opposes a UN treaty regulating firearms is largely symbolic and an attempt to hide a pro-gun-control record. The United Nations Small Arms treaty would require … Continue reading

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Greeley Tribune gets it wrong…again

  For those few who still read the Greeley Tribune as well as to those who still believe it to be an objective source of local information, it’s time I set the record straight. I was there.  Another tortuous district … Continue reading

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Evans police officer receives award for superior service

Story and photo by Jack Minor  –  An officer on the Evans Police Force was presented with the Officer of the Year award at the city council meeting April 5th.  William Haslett, an officer with over 9 years experience in the department, … Continue reading

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Resolutions made simple

New Year’s is just around the corner. Many vow to lose weight, save more, spend less, and become all around better people. For many healthclubs, including Greeley’s Work Out West, this is the busiest season of the year; new members will attend … Continue reading

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Republican treasurer candidate now a Dem!

Good! He campaigned under his middle name for Colorado state Treasurer, and he lost. He also lost an early race for the House of Representatives. Now, he’s petulant. Muhammad Ali Hasan has let it be known to the Colorado Independent … Continue reading

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Greeley, Evans Mayors Come Together Against Ballot Proposals

Story and Photo By Jack Minor Warning of possible reduction in service, the mayors of Greeley and Evans came together to express opposition to a series of tax-cutting ballot proposals. Evans Mayor Lyle Achziger and the city manager Aden Hogan, … Continue reading

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CAROL’S CORNER

By: Carol Clemans Abortion alternatives need to start with preventative measures. Parents have the greatest influence on their children’s behavior. Parents need to be involved in their children’s lives with sex education starting at a young age. At www.christianbook.com there … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Transportation Plan Ready for Your Review – Open House July 12th

Greeley’s Draft Transportation Plan hits the streets this week.  Check out the plan on the city’s website, www.greeleygov.com, to learn how the plan will affect you.  Find out if the plan includes improvements to your route to work or school … Continue reading

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YOUTH AND FAMILY CONNECTIONS CREATING PATHWAYS AND PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUCCESS

Photo and Story By Jim Frazier Do you know a hero? The Youth and Family Connections center is looking for heroes to recognize at their annual recognition event in October.  “A hero to us is someone who helps kids to … Continue reading

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Fatherhood

Fatherhood is an awesome blessing which carries with it many opportunities and responsibilities. As fathers, we directly affect our children’s past, present, and future and play an extremely important role in the life of our children by providing stability, discipline, … Continue reading

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Tax Day Tea Party

by Ryan-Ashley Rodriguez, for The Greeley Gazette On April 15th, “Tax Day,” a large group of citizens spent their evening on the sidewalk at the 10th St. Post office in Greeley. These self described “regular folks” came out for the … Continue reading

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