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Cutting trees for public health and safety.

A bear bones commentary on life in the wild. Byline: S.T. Bear Why did the Evergreen man who shot two bear cubs to death recently live in Evergreen in the first place? Why shouldn’t he have been restricted to living … Continue reading

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Border agent jailed for raising drug smuggler’s arms

Jesus Diaz Jr. by Jack Minor – A Border Patrol agent is currently serving a two-year sentence in solitary confinement for raising the arms of a drug smuggler during his arrest. On October 16, 2008, at 2 a.m. Jesus Diaz, … Continue reading

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SchoolBoard, Prop.103, City Council….Here’s sound advice

  Staff Reports  — Evans Fire Protection District – unnecessary.  Evans still has efficiencies to find and fat to cut before asking for tax hikes in these times.   Proposition 103 – This one is simple.  No. For many reasons, … 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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Dear American Taxpayer

For only the second time in my adult life, I am not ashamed of my country.  I want to thank the hard working American people for paying $242 thousand dollars for my vacation in Spain . My daughter Sasha, several … Continue reading

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Current Monfort pawn and Greeley mayor Tom Norton, as most probably don’t know

  I’m not in the habit of kicking dogs.  The one dog I’ve been hired by the voters of Greeley/Evans to kick is this school district. Of course this is one ugly animal.  I’m still in this dogfight, which usually … Continue reading

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If you love your kids – spank

John Unniawn This is a booklet I have nothing to gain in writing. My motivation to write is weak; in fact I have put it off for months as a non-priority. I should mind my own business. –I know. Disciplining … Continue reading

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Allowing dogs in city parks gets more bark than bite

Allowing dogs in parks has been a long-debated issue in Greeley and has caused a lot of bark from dog owners and those who are anti-dogs. There was a citizen initative that would allow all but three breeds of dogs in … Continue reading

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Psalm 37: a Reminder

1-2 Don’t bother your head with braggarts or wish you could succeed like the wicked. In no time they’ll shrivel like grass clippings and wilt like cut flowers in the sun. 3-4 Get insurance with God and do a good … Continue reading

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Ask Abby

Ask Abby Rish Burkholder Ask Abby would like to remind folks of how much you mean to your four-legged friend. This was sent via email. The author is unknown but is a gentle reminder of how our pets may view … Continue reading

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More than just a dogcatcher: Animal Control Officers assist patrol officers

By Jack Minor Animal Control Officers are often categorized as simply dogcatchers. Police Chief Jerry Garner says that is what they used to be, but over the years they have become so much more. A recent ride-along illustrated that Animal … Continue reading

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Ask Abby- Proper Foot Care

By Rish Burkholder Photo from internet files Question: Do you have any tips on trimming my dog’s nails? She hates it and I am afraid of cutting too much. Answer: Proper Foot Care is very important to prevent unnecessary pain … Continue reading

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Vaccines

Ask Abby wants you to know about an upcoming event for your cat or dog. There will be a low cost vaccination clinic this Saturday, July 17, at J & T Feeds. The clinic will be from 9am – 12 … Continue reading

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By Linda K. Harms For The Greeley Gazette Q.           What can I do about my dog’s getting carsick? A.            Your strategy can depend on the dog’s age and experience.  Puppies up to 2 years old can adjust very well to … Continue reading

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Barking at the Doorbell

By Linda Kay Harms For The Greeley Gazette Q.           When someone rings my doorbell, my dog runs to the door and barks like crazy.  How can I stop this? A.            It is important to interrupt the behavior.  One way to … Continue reading

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When that Cold Nose isn’t cold.

Does a “Dry Nose” mean an illness in your dog? Observing your dog’s nose on a regular basis will tell you if a dry nose normal for your dog or something to be concerned about. Many folks think a dry … Continue reading

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Ask Abby

By Rish Burkholder Ask Abby is dedicated to answering questions about the care and training of your pet. Send your questions to AskAbbyGG@gmail.com Q: My vet says my dog is due for a teeth cleaning. I give him chew sticks … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

By Rish Burkholder Most dog owners enjoy taking their dog along to run errands with them in the car. The dogs love it. There is nothing like hanging your head out the window in a moving car and letting the … Continue reading

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“Crate Debate” and Rattlesnake Season

By Rish Burkholder and Linda Harms Q: Why does my dog need a crate? Isn’t a crate just a cage? A: Crates would be more appealing to pet owners if they looked like little dog houses. Some crates do look … Continue reading

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Ask Aby

By Linda K Harms, For The Greeley Gazette  Q. I followed the instructions to acclimate my dog to the collar and leash. Now my dog loves to go for walks, but pulls on the leash. How do I keep from … Continue reading

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Police Dogs: What it means for the bad guys

By Mike Bauman Greeley PD will have two police dogs working the streets in a very few days.  So what does that mean for criminals in Greeley?  Here’s an overview of what a police dog can accomplish. The majority of … Continue reading

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Big Dog, Little Dog

by Rish Burkholder, for The Greeley Gazette As a follow up to our story “What if my dog gets picked up by Animal Control”, we want to tell you one of the success stories of a dog adopted from the … Continue reading

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