Tag Archives: environment

EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all private property

by Craig Masters Under the EPA proposed new Waters of the U.S. rule, not one single acre in America is safe from the exact kind of federal trooper confrontation which took place this past week in Bunkerville, Nevada.  Using the … Continue reading

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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda takes Fallujah as battle for control of country continues

The city that was one of the bloodiest battles of the American war in Iraq has now fallen to our enemies as al-Qaeda has reportedly captured the city of Fallujah.   The Washington Post is reporting that an al-Qaeda affiliated … Continue reading

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Diaper cakes add new twist to old tradition

  A new twist on an old tradition is now combining beauty with the practical for new mother’s to be, the diaper cake.       Lil Baby Cakes is the brainchild of founder Candy Budyta, who took her passion … Continue reading

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Gardner-Welch bill targets energy efficiency in federal buildings

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) announced bipartisan energy efficiency legislation that would cut the federal government’s energy bill by advancing the use of performance contracts. The federal agencies spend over $6 billion … Continue reading

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County to host Community Water Night July 17th

The Weld County community health campaign, Make TODAY Count!, is hosting a free Community Water Night. It will be held on Wednesday, July 17th, from 6-8pm. It will take place at Ubuntu Community Gardens & Orchard at Family of Christ … Continue reading

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Tribune calls District 6 students “resources”

Recent revelations that District 6 will be letting nearly 20 percent of their new teachers has caused the Greeley Tribune to blame part of the problem on charter schools by categorizing students as “resources” that the district is losing.   … Continue reading

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its … Continue reading

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Environmental terrorist group takes responsibility for Mexico bombing

by Jack Minor –   An eco-terrorist group responsible for a 1998 act of terror in Vail has issued a press release taking credit for a recent bombing in Mexico, saying it was as beautiful as burning a Wal-mart store. … Continue reading

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House 50 candidates show different views on regulations, Constitution

by Jack Minor –   During last week’s debates the two candidates for House District 50 revealed a stark contrast on the Constitution and helping small businesses with excessive regulation.   “Skip” Carlson, a small business owner, said the hindrance … Continue reading

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An America Without God

by Carol Clemans–   We lived in Stockton, California, for 23 years, moving out of the city in 2003. Recently the city has declared bankruptcy. They have terminated many of their police force. Stockton’s crime rate is double as to … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Receives Donation of Baby Caps

Staff Reports —   GREELEY — The Greeley Fire Department has received a donation of approximately 60 knitted handmade baby caps from Greeley Fire Senior Administrative Specialist Janice Perekrestenko in the honor and memory of her grandson Atticus (4/24/2011-11/15/2011). The … Continue reading

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LOST Sovereignty is not in Question

By Craig Masters Next month, the full US Senate will finally have a vote on a treaty that has been “kicked down the road” for more some thirty years. It is considered by all who have read it, including this … Continue reading

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Custodians earn trust in schools

By Craig Masters An open letter To all Thompson School District custodial staff, families and friends: In response to dozens of requests since January, two articles have been published to bring attention to the failures of school districts across the … Continue reading

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Iraqi Christians express concerns over U.S. pullout

by Matt Lacy – While President Obama boasted that Iraq is stable amidst the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, Christians in the country fear that is far from the truth. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama told troops that … Continue reading

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Danger: psychologist says Rudolph advocates bullying

by Matt Lacy – Parents who sit down to watch the holiday classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” may be surprised to know they are advocating bullying and causing harm to their children, according to a psychologist. For many older Americans, … Continue reading

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Candidates tell protestors government to blame for economy, not Wall Street

by Jack Minor –   At this week’s Washington Post debate,Republican candidates made it plain they believe the state of the economy is to be laid squarely at the feet of the federal government. Members of “Occupy Wall Street” have … Continue reading

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Islamic group says Perry’s relationship with Muslims “sets him apart”

    by Jack Minor –     A Muslim advocacy group has sent out an e-mail stating that Texas governor Rick Perry has a relationship with Muslims that “sets him apart” from the other candidates for the Republican nomination. … Continue reading

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The end of an era

  Story and photo By Odil Macias Many faithful Harry Potter fans began gathering early at the Cinemark Theater in the Greeley Mall on Thursday in anticipation of the premier of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows part two”. This … Continue reading

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Prevent theft before it happens to you

by Vanessa Dominguez Summertime has seemed to ignite the theft bug in many criminals. But before you order “Trunk Monkey” – the hilarious commercial  of a monkey-in-the-trunk-protector,  consider the following points. According to Greeley police spokesman, Sergeant Joe Tymkowych, people can … Continue reading

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Pastor Justin Davenport

In the past few months, I have been talking about following Jesus. Starting with “Are you a fan or a fol-lower?”, then “Follow me”, and last month was “What must I do?”. So, now what? Now comes the part that … Continue reading

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How many genders are there for people? School says “many”

by Jack Minor   At a time when the government says 82 percent of all public schools are failing, a California elementary school has found time to teach students that there are more than two genders of people.   The … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune Last Thursday President Obama stated the Justice Department will try to “root out” cases of fraud or manipulation in the oil markets. At a renewable energy plant site in Reno, NV, Obama stated, “We are … Continue reading

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Effective Parenting

After reading endless books on parenting, listening to advice from family members, and trying all of the methods, you may be even more confused than when you first began. Parenting is a journey and everyone seems to have their own … Continue reading

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Winning the Global Economic Race

U.S. Senator Mark Udall As I’ve traveled across our state in the last two years, Coloradans from Southern Colorado to the Western Slope and to the Eastern Plains have told me that they think the focus in Washington, D.C. should … Continue reading

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“Sensitivity training” to prepare troops to accept gays

by Jack Minor   Training troops for the repeal of a Revolutionary war ban on homosexuals serving in the military will extend to front line troops in combat zones rather than wait for their return stateside despite no urgent reason … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Family of Ruben Reyes

By Mike Bauman The recent threat of litigation by a lawyer representing the family of cop killer Ruben Reyes has raised a number of eyebrows in our community.  In case you missed it, a lawyer from Denver sent a letter … Continue reading

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Former Navy Chaplain analyzes Pentagon report of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt just read the full Pentagon report on repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and here’s his analysis: “Don’t believe the phony liberal media reports that 70% of troops support open homosexual service, because that … Continue reading

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Winter Blues? Try This!

By Mike Bauman As the days get shorter, people often struggle with the winter blues.  Are you feeling down in the dumps? Are you having one of those days that just seem like nothing goes right? Are you looking for … Continue reading

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Bride-to-Be participates in local version of “Biggest Loser” program

  Story by Jack Minor A local bride-to-be has teamed with Work Out West to participate in a local version of the biggest loser television show. Debby Pinkerton is getting married on January 8 and she came  to Work Out … 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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Atheists forego some really useful metaphors

Besides suffering Darwin’s arbitrary demise, Atheists forego some really useful metaphors. First it was the Republicans, then it was Independents, now it’s the Democrats worrying Barack Obama is like sin, taking you further than you wanted to go, costing you … Continue reading

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Gray Sky Blues

Photos and story by Zachary Jory The annual Greeley Blues Jam had a cold and rainy start. However, the all-day jam couldn’t be stopped by the rain; event coordinators simply moved the Blues Jam into the Island Grove Events Center. … Continue reading

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Recall of Councilor Poppaw Based on Violations of Oath of Office

By Stacy Lynne Councilor Lisa Poppaw violated her sworn oath of office.  She violated her oath by voting for the policies and goals of foreign organizations which are in direct opposition to the United States Constitution. The Climate Action Plan … Continue reading

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Homegrown Talent-Greeley Grays open season

By Zachary Jory Old-fashioned wood-bat baseball and a family environment can be expected this summer as the Greeley Grays open their season. Grays manager, Chris Waters, says some exciting changes have occurred since last season, and the community can expect … Continue reading

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