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2015 Volkswagen Jetta SE FWD Sedan

The number one selling Volkswagen is the Jetta, produced since 1979.  It is currently in its sixth generation form, this new design having been introduced in June of 2010 as a 2011 model.  For 2015 the Jetta received a mid-cycle update … Continue reading

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2014 Honda Pilot 4WD Touring SUV Review by Stu Wright

Honda’s latest Pilot, unchanged for 2014, is a still-popular midsize SUV that has been marketed by the Japanese company for over ten years.  Sales last year were over 125,000 units, placing it second in sales for Honda behind the CR-V, which … Continue reading

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Cost of Colorado flood recovery begins to mount

Brush News Tribune – Throughout flood-ravaged communities, local, state and federal agencies are working together to restore normalcy and determine the extent of damage.   The repair estimate for state-owned roads and bridges alone is $430 million, according to Micki … Continue reading

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Weld officials to conduct emergency siren test

The Weld County Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with local communities, will conduct a test of the emergency warning siren system in Weld County at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 18 2013. The test will last for several minutes … Continue reading

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2013 Mazda 3 Grand Touring Sedan

Japanese manufacturer Mazda Motor Corporation has been around since 1920 and has been selling vehicles in the United States since 1970.  They are noted for having sold Wankel-rotary powered cars all over the world, a design that suffered a setback … Continue reading

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Government advice to storm victims without power: Go to Internet

by Matt Lacy –   In a move that has provided fuel for critics of government solutions to problems, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been telling storm victims of Hurricane Sandy who are without power they should go to … Continue reading

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Fast and Furiously – Obama attacks Free Speech

by Craig Masters Did you see this one coming? Muslim leaders from all over the world setting aside their violence against each other for a week of unity – against Americans’ Freedom of Speech. John Irish writes it this way … Continue reading

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Weld requests reconsideration AG well decision, cites double standard

by Jack Minor –   Not taking no for an answer Weld County Commissioners have sent a letter to the state Attorney General asking him to review a memo issued by his staff that resulted in Governor Hickenlooper saying he … Continue reading

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Commissioners formally ask for meeting with Governor

by Jack Minor —   WELD COUNTY, CO – The Weld County Commissioners have formally requested a meeting with Governor John Hickenlooper to ask for immediate action regarding the disaster emergency declared yesterday at the Commissioners’ Board Meeting.   On … Continue reading

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Colorado delegation calls for additional assistance to fight fire

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – As the High Park Fire continues to spread through Larimer County, Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) and the entire Colorado delegation is asking the United States Forest Service (USFS) for additional resources and assistance.   “We cannot … Continue reading

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Weld Commissioners declare disaster emergency over drought

    by Jack Minor — The Weld County Commissioners today unanimously declared a disaster emergency for the county because of an historic drought and called on the governor to issue an order permitting area farmers to turn on wells … Continue reading

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FCC to “shut down” all radio, TV programming for nationwide test

by Jack Minor – For the first time, the federal government will be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Broadcast System on all television and radio stations simultaneously. We are all familiar with the occasional test on radio or … Continue reading

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Another nuclear crisis fizzles, authorities say Nebraska nuclear plant not in danger from Missouri river flooding

by Jack Minor   Following news that radiation from three of the six reactors at the Fukushima power plants did not result in nuclear armageddon, alarmists are now saying a Nebraska nuclear plant is in danger of a similar catastrophe. … Continue reading

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City mulls private ambulance service

  By Jack Minor The Greeley City Council is mulling proposed changes to the emergency medical response in Greeley.  The drafted Request For Proposal (RFP) would open up the city’s emergency coverage for bids by private ambulance companies.  The emergency … Continue reading

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Stay informed when severe weather strikes

Spring and early summer are the most volatile times of the year for severe weather producing tornados and damaging hail and winds. Here are suggestions that can help you be prepared and informed. Most of us  rely on the media … Continue reading

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DOW to Request Relaxing of Fishing Limits at Bonny Reservoir

By Mike Bauman The Division of Wildlife has announced its intention to request that catch limits at Bonny Reservoir be lifted due to state plans to drain the reservoir. As part of an agreement with Kansas and Nebraska on the … Continue reading

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Evans Fire Department to hold fund raiser to assist victims

by Vanessa Dominguez The Evans Fire Department will have their annual pancake breakfast on May 7, 2011. The pancake breakfast will be held at 3918 Denver Street and proceeds go to the Evans Fire Safety and Assistance Fund. The Evans … Continue reading

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The 7

By Air Force Master Sgt. Cheresa D. Theiral, Colorado National Guard Public Affairs    Remains of a green sedan following a fiery, one-car crash on Airport Road in Aurora, Colo., March 6, 2011. Seven Soldiers and Airmen rescued two victims … Continue reading

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Animal hoarding not only form of abuse

by Vanessa Dominguez Many animals are abused or neglected. They may live in the home next to you, the home up the road, or across the street. Regardless of their location, these animals need help and their owners need to … Continue reading

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Woman suffers from serious injuries in house fire

At 7:45 AM 12/23/2010, fire crews from the Greeley Fire Department, (formerly Union Colony Fire Rescue), were called to a fire at 2280 1st AV (Woodlands East Mobile Home Park)  in Greeley.  Upon arriving at the scene, fire crews found a single-family home on fire. Firefighting … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Prevent Theft During the Holidays

By Mike Bauman As the holidays approach, thieves go into over-drive, looking for easy targets to fill their own stockings.  What follows are some tips to keep your treasures safe from these Grinches. 1)  Keep a radio and light on … Continue reading

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Car Winter Preparedness Kit

By Mike Bauman With winter nearly upon us and road conditions variable, it’s a good time to think about some preparedness items you might want to carry with you in your vehicle.  What follows is a short list of items … Continue reading

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Weld County honored for having “zero long-term debt”

Story and photo by Jack Minor Weld County was recently honored by the Independence Institute and Mothers Against Debt for being the sole county in the state with zero long-term debt. The “Good Steward Award” was presented to current and … Continue reading

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Colorado Ballot 2010 – The Initiatives Part 2: Amendments Proposed by the Legislature

Story and Photo By Jack Minor America was founded as a representative Republic and one of the bedrock principles is that power is intended to be ultimately vested in the people. One of the exercises of these principles is the … Continue reading

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Deadly Heat

By:  Mike Bauman As summer temperatures soar, it’s important to keep an eye out for signs of heat-related injury or illness.  Simply put, heat injuries occur when the body’s normal temperature control system is overloaded.  This can occur due to … Continue reading

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Police did not respond to this 911 call

By Vanessa Dominguez On June 16th several agencies joined forces to conduct an Emergency Response Exercise‏. The public was not informed about this exercise and as a result, there was a call to 911 about what you see above. This … Continue reading

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MEDICAL INFO

Deanna Reed How many times have you searched through your wallet to find your insurance cards at the doctors office or hospital? NO MORE. Simply take a magic marker, make a cross and the words MEDICAL INFO on the backside … Continue reading

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They are there when we call

In an emergency help is just one 911 phone call away. As a society we have come to depend on, and even take for granted that paramedics, fire departments and police are always available when we need them. The week … Continue reading

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Weld Food Bank helps families in need

By Vanessa Dominguez The Greeley Gazette Last year the Weld Food Bank provided Weld County residents with 8.1 million lbs of food.  According to a recent study, hunger and food insecurity are on the rise in Colorado, which may mean … Continue reading

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