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The multiple fronts in the War on Liberty

Craig Masters Gun ownership is under attack, from our flanks. Have no misunderstanding about immigration reform. While the Obama regime makes more pie-in-the-sky promises which sound like good ideas, their reform plans are about gun control and a national database … Continue reading

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TSD Teachers’ behavior criticized by State Senator

by Craig Masters At the March 19, meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education a notable observer, State Senator Kevin Lundberg, was in the audience. After witnessing first hand the disgraceful behavior of too many district teachers, Senator … Continue reading

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Young entrepreneurs “not participating” in economic downturn

While the so-called “Great Recession” ended in the first year of the Obama administration, the effects remain largely unfelt by millions of people around the world, this has caused a new generation of business entrepreneurs to think outside the box … Continue reading

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EyeSee You and the Internet of Things: Watching You While You Shop

by John Whitehead   “I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.”—Woody Allen ~ Gifts have been bought. Presents wrapped. Now all that remains is the giving and receiving. Oh, and the tracking, of course. … Continue reading

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The … Continue reading

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October Baby lead actor says film was “eye-opener”

by Jack Minor – The lead actor for a movie that came to Greeley last weekend says the experience was an “eye-opener” for him. “October Baby,” starring veteran actor John Schneider, is a film about Hannah, a 19 year old girl … Continue reading

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Gardner says proposed farm regs show Washington needs reality check

by Matt Lacy — Congressman Cory Gardner has said that proposed regulations by the federal government that would bar young people from operating farm equipment shows that Washington needs a reality check “You get somebody who doesn’t understand agriculture and … Continue reading

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Becky Safrik to be new Assistant City Manager

Staff Reports — Greeley City Manager Roy Otto has selected Becky Safarik, the City’s Community Development Director, to serve as the City’s Assistant City Manager.  This change as well as the promotion of Brad Mueller to Community Development Director will … Continue reading

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Weld’s debt free status factored into Teletech decision for Greeley facility

by Jack Minor – The Chief Executive Officer of a new customer experience center moving to Greeley said they looked at many factors including Weld County’s sound financial footing when choosing where to locate. Ken Tuchman, CEO of TeleTech, along … Continue reading

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Xcel says new EPA rules not expected to have major impact in Colorado

Valmont power station in Boulder by Peter Grady – While new regulations on mercury and other pollutants could cause XCEL customers to experience brownouts and blackouts as plants are forced to close due to the new rules, consumers in Colorado are … Continue reading

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Greeley history museum to host aeronautics speakers throughout 2012

James Webb Space Telescope By Jack Minor-   Spinning off of the new Aerospace exhibit, the Greeley History Museum, located at 714 8th St., will be holding a monthly series of lectures during 2012 on various stages of development in … Continue reading

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Candidates speak out on placement on Tribune’s “do not vote for” list

by Jack Minor – Three of the candidates the Tribune specifically said should not be elected to the school board say the newspaper’s statements reveal their bias to real and meaningful change for the district. In an editorial Sunday, the Tribune … 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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Gay activist admits gays really do want to recruit children

  by Jack Minor   A “gay” activist has confirmed what supporters of traditional marriage have said for years, admitting that the gay movement does in fact want to recruit and indoctrinate children into the “gay” lifestyle. Daniel Villarreal, writing … Continue reading

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Commanding General still has not “approved” Lakin sentence despite serving nearly half of sentence

by Jack Minor  Lt. Col. Lakin, an Army Physician convicted for disobeying orders after being rebuffed by his chain of command regarding questions concerning President Obama’s eligibility to be commander-in-chief, has not had his sentence formally certified by his commanding … 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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Could Japanese Radiation Reach the US?

By Mike Bauman With the flow and direction of the jet stream, some are asking if radiation leaked from Japanese nuclear reactors could contaminate the United States. Experts with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NCR) stated on Sunday that it … 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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Community input on budget priorities

  The District 6 Board of Education invites the public to a community meeting on Monday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School, 2001 34th St. in Evans, to have conversations about the district’s … Continue reading

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GRIEF IS A PART OF LIFE

Carol Clemans As newborn babes, we cry and someone comes running to take care of our needs. We grow up in a ‘gimme-gimme, take-take world.’ We love getting, but we are not taught how to lose anything. Grief comes with … Continue reading

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High School students get real life experiences building houses

Story and photo By Jack Minor and Brett Reese Students of Great Falls and Charles M Russell High Schools in Montana are able to participate in a unique program that provides them with real life experience as they learn to build houses from … Continue reading

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Tea party proves force to be reckoned with

Story and photo By Jack Minor While the elections around the country were not a shutout for the Republican Party one thing is certain, the tea party movement has proven it is a force to be reckoned with. During the … Continue reading

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What do I know for sure?

Guest Column By Carol Clemens “In the beginning God!” God is what I know for sure! What a wonderful secure peaceful foundation to build my life upon. When God created man out of the dust of the earth, He breathed … Continue reading

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Veteran teacher helps teens drive for success

Story and Photo By Jack Minor When school districts stopped offering Drivers Education courses, Duane Anderson saw a need and an opportunity. Anderson taught Drivers Ed at Greeley West for eight years and driving safety at Aims for a year … Continue reading

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School Board Applicant Stan Kerns

By Mike Bauman The Greeley Gazette contacted School Board applicant Stan Kerns and asked him to comment on his vision for District 6.  Kerns provided his original letter of interest to the board and answered some specific questions from the … Continue reading

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Seniors show off their work at local art show

Story and photo By Jack Minor Greeley had an art show last Friday at a most unlikely location, the Bridge Assisted Living, where residents showed off their pieces. The show featuring oil and water paintings was available to the public … Continue reading

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Natural Grocers offering free food, vendor contacts on Oct 2nd

By Vanessa Dominguez Saturday, October 2nd, there will be free food, items from vendors, and nutritional information in the parking lot of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage located at 2819 35th Avenue in Greeley. Vitamin Cottage was established by Margaret … Continue reading

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Mile High Music Festival is “mini-Woodstock”

By Vanessa Dominguez Flying beach balls, people dancing in the grass, hippie skirts, bikinis, water areas, and bare feet, these sites and more were to be found at the recent Mile High Music Festival. From hoola hoops to dancing in … Continue reading

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Body After Baby: Postpartum Care

By Vanessa Dominguez Pregnancy is nine long months of swollen feet, backaches, nausea, and steady weight gain. Once it’s all over, your body takes a while to recover from all of the changes. Most mommies will feel a lot of … Continue reading

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Bob Boswell, Understanding the Burdens of Common People

Photo and Story By Jack Minor On Friday, August 27, the Greeley Gazette will host a debate between the two candidates for Colorado State House District 50. The debate will be held at the Farr Library at 6 p.m. and … Continue reading

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DAN MAES speaks at GREELEY 9.12 GROUP

By Jim Frazier Dan Maes, candidate for governor, told the Greeley 9.12 group last week that he can beat Scott McGinnis in the Republican primary and win over Democrat John Hickenlooper in  November. “The difference between my competitors and me … Continue reading

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Grave Lessons about Application

by Walt Russell I was staring into the open grave of my son Christopher. It was an unspeakably painful moment. The nightmare all parents dread had become my life. Had I been physically able to muster more tears, I would … Continue reading

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Anyone want to play this hole?

Forget pitch and putt – this tee-off point on top of a 1,410 ft. mountain in South Africa is the hardest golf shot in the world, and more than $1 million awaits the player who can score a hole in one. Players must take a … Continue reading

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Obama chooses nominee, with no judicial experience for Supreme Court

By Jack Minor This week, President Obama announced his choice of Elena Kagan, a woman with no judicial experience to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Kagan is currently the US solicitor General, as well as a Dean … Continue reading

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Take a Class

By Mike Bauman This week’s Dates on a Dime is really a series of dates.  You will be working with your spouse to come up with some enriching learning experience you can participate in together. The first step is to … Continue reading

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