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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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Administration uses freezing temperatures to push Obamacare

While much of the nation was in a record cold spell with multitudes of school closings, the Obama administration is taking full advantage of the situation by encouraging people snowed in to sign up for Obamacare.   The Health and … Continue reading

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Greeley Ice Haus closed for resurfacing

The Greeley Ice Haus, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, closed on June 26 to begin the daunting task of resurfacing the ice rink. The process in which they create an ice rink is quite … Continue reading

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Emergency personnel help boy trapped under wood pile

Emergency responders were requested to a rural residence near the intersections of WCR 41 and WCR 8 on Wednesday evening. An 8 year old boy was found by his parents pinned under a pile of wood that he had been … Continue reading

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District 6 plunges to “priority improvement” status under Lang’s leadership

by Peter Grady –   District 6 announced a shocking bit of news Monday evening when it was revealed that the educational program under Superintendent Ranelle Lang has resulted in the Greeley-Evans school district being dropped to one step from … Continue reading

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Greeley Police Investigate and Locate Four Missing Girls

GREELEY — The Greeley Police Department has been investigating the disappearance of four girls reported missing at approximately 6:30 p.m. yesterday evening.  All four girls were located together and have been reunited with family members.   The four girls, ages … Continue reading

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Convention bias: reporter says Romney happy with “black people drowning”

by Matt Lacy –   Members of the mainstream media appear to be abandoning all pretense of objectivity, with a former ABC news producer saying on a hot mic that Ann and Mitt Romney are “happy to have a party … Continue reading

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Evans Police locate abducted child

EVANS- The Evans Police Department was able to successfully locate a missing 9 year old who was reportedly abducted Sunday evening.   Police officers in Evans were notified at around 8:30 p.m. that a 9 year old girl had been … Continue reading

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Jessie Jerke’s story to be featured on Mystery Diagnosis

by Peter Grady –   A local family will have their daughter’s plight with an unnamed illness that eventually took her life featured on Mystery Diagnosis, Monday evening, July 16.   In 2009, Jessie Jerke became dizzy following a root … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Pirate 104.7 – #4 in America

by Matt Lacy – A recent and extensive Federal Communications Commission report reveals that Greeley’s Pirate 104.7 FM is ranked number 4 out of 1,000 radio stations nationwide in its class. Several criteria and measuring mechanisms were used in the … Continue reading

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Candidates and officials speak for Loveland Tax Day rally

by Craig Masters The regular bi-monthly meeting of Loveland’s 9-12 conservative group was highlighted by several celebrity speakers to boost enthusiasm for this Sunday’s Tax Day Rally along the Lake Loveland shoreline. Colorado state representative, Marsha Looper from Colorado Springs, … Continue reading

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Auto dealership fire stopped by sprinkler system

Staff Reports — At 7:33 PM Sunday evening (3/25/12) firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2699 47th Av (Weld County Garage) in Greeley on a fire alarm. Upon their arrival, responding fire crews found the fire alarm … Continue reading

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Weld County ACP to hold first caucuses as “major party” Tuesday evening

by Jack Minor — Going into its first election as a major party, the Weld County American Constitution party will be holding its caucuses at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Platteville Baptist Church. In 2010, the American Constitution Party … Continue reading

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Obama statement on compulsory attendance raise red flag among homeschoolers

by Matt Lacy – President Obama’s call to states to curb dropout rates by forcing students to remain in high school until they graduate has raised concerns among homeschoolers. In the President’s State of the Union message Tuesday evening, Obama … Continue reading

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22 killed in Iraqi car bombings

by Peter Grady — At least 22 people were killed after a series of car bombs went off in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad and surrounding areas.   Three car bombs went off on Monday with one going off near … Continue reading

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Evans teen missing since Halloween back home safely with family

  by Jack Minor –       An Evans teenager who was missing since Halloween has been safely returned to her family, the Gazette has learned.   Sheala Edwards was last seen on Halloween night when she was trick … Continue reading

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OWS to occupy Greeley Monday evening

by Jack Minor – A group of individuals organizing the Occupy Greeley protests have chosen Monday, Oct. 24 to begin their protests. Friday evening a group of about 25-30 people attended a meeting in Lincoln Park to work on organizing … Continue reading

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Occupy Denver protest turns violent for Gazette reporter

Greeley Gazette reporter, Craig Masters, found coverage of the protest in Denver Saturday evening to be more personal than usual. Police moved to clear the intersection of Broadway and 14th streets using batons to persuade the defiant protestors to return … Continue reading

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Greeley 9/12 Group to host school board candidate forum

by Jack Minor The District 6 school board candidates will be available for questioning at the Greeley 9/12 group this coming Wednesday. The meeting will be moderated by Brian Britton, head of the group. Britton will ask the candidates several … Continue reading

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National Night Out comes to Evans

On Tuesday, August 2, 2011 citizens, community groups, local businesses, local officials, and Law Enforcement Agencies from all over the country will join forces to mark the “28th Annual National Night Out”.  This year, over 34 million people across the … Continue reading

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DOW Insider: Mule Deer 101 Seminar (Plus some tips from Pappa)

by Mike Bauman The Colorado Division of Wildlife will be conducting a seminar on the basics of Mule Deer Hunting later this month (see press release at the end of this article.)  Whether you hunt with a .30-06 or a … Continue reading

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Many turn out to reach District 6 board members at Chappelow

Story and photo by Jack Minor  An unusually large crowd turned out this week to share  concerns, opinions and express frustration with the school system.   The District 6 board of education held a community engagement survey at the Chappelow … Continue reading

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Church Humor: Actual Bulletin Notes

By Mike Bauman I received this in an email and thought you might enjoy it. Thank God for church ladies with typewriters. These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced in church services: ———————————————————— The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes … Continue reading

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Many children go to bed hungry due to lack of food

— by Vanessa Dominguez — – The 9th annual Stone Soup dinner to benefit Weld Food Bank will be held Saturday, April 30  6:00pm – 9:00pm at University of Northern Colorado Ballrooms 10th Avenue and 20th Street in Greeley, CO. … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: Week of October 11, 2010

By Mike Bauman Here are the fishing conditions for Northeastern Colorado.  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us) Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has been a mixture of smaller and bigger … Continue reading

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Seven people apply for Board of Education vacancy

As of this afternoon’s deadline, seven residents of Greeley and Evans have turned in applications for the vacant Board of Education director position. The candidates are: Gregory Pierson, a retired teacher, school administrator, and UNC associate professor Rochelle Mitchell-Miller, executive … Continue reading

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Greeley Man Arrested After Publicly Exposing Himself to Minors

According to Greeley police a Greeley man was arrested Friday evening after masturbating in front of two 12-year old girls. The girls were riding their bikes in the neighborhood of 71st avenue and 20th street. He made sexual comments to … Continue reading

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Dates on a Dime “B” Date

By Mike Bauman This week’s DoD is centered around the letter B. Setting up the date: There are two ways to do this date.  The cheap way and the nearly free way. The cheap way is to contact a local … Continue reading

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Ward 2 City Council Vacancy

The City of Evans is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Evans City Council for Ward 2. The term of this Council position is until April, 2012. All persons interested in applying to fill this position of Councilmember … 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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Stampede safer, still work to do

By Vanessa Dominguez Gangs, games, and greasy food all used to have on thing in common. They were all at the yearly Stampede. Not this year, one thing is missing, and it is not the greasy food. The Greeley Stampede … Continue reading

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Dates on a Dime: Nature’s Fireworks

By Mike Bauman This week’s date involves a nice evening stroll with your loved ones.  Take the kids along on this date.  Also, take the bug spray along, or it’ll be a short one! Between 60th Avenue and 64th Avenue … Continue reading

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Dinner for Two

By Mike Bauman This week’s date is another surprise. What You’ll Need: Your spouse’s favorite recipe and everything needed to prepare it exactly as they like it. Candles Soft, romantic music A willing collaborator who is a close friend of … Continue reading

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DAD, YOU TEACH ME BY YOUR ACTIONS!

By Carol Clemans In the month of June we celebrate Father’s Day. Recently I viewed a you tube video entitled “Dad, I’m Watching You.” Every Dad should watch this heart-touching little boy tell his Dad what he is learning. One … Continue reading

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Cemetery returns to traditional luminaries

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Sunset Memorial Gardens will once again have what has become an annual event. This year they will be doing something a little different. For over 25 years Sunset Memorial Gardens has placed luminaries … Continue reading

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