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Greeley Fire Dept. to offer CPR classes in January

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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Greeley FD fights scrap metal fire

GREELEY — At 10:23pm, last night (12/12/2012) the Greeley Fire Department was called to 1490 East 8th St (Anderson Sales and Salvage), Greeley, on the report of a fire. While responding, fire crews could see large flames from approximately 1 … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Department to offer free CPR classes

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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Greeley Police to get AED’s in patrol cars

GREELEY — In late September, 2012, Greeley Police will begin deploying AEDs, (Automated External Defibrillators) in many of their patrol cars.  The AEDs were purchased, in part, by a grant obtained by the Greeley Fire Department.   “We believe the … Continue reading

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Chicago authorities obscuring info in Planned Parenthood death

by Peter Grady –   Chicago officials appear to be helping Planned Parenthood obscure the truth about a black woman who died at their offices while obtaining an abortion.   Last month it was revealed that Tonya Reaves died after … Continue reading

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Fireworks are for sale, not for setting off

GREELEY — The Greeley Fire Department would like to remind citizens that the Governor has issued a ban on all use of personal consumer fireworks in the State of Colorado. However, the City Attorney’s office has determined that the ban … 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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“Microburst” tears roof off of house

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Just before 2:00 pm today (05/01/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2405 49th Av Ct in Greeley on a report of on a possible explosion. Upon arrival they found a … Continue reading

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Firefighters perform high angle rescue at Scott Elementary

Staff Reports — GREELEY – At 10:42 am, today (04/06/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 3000 13th St (Scott Elementary School) in Greeley on a report of someone who had fallen from a roof. Upon arrival, … 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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Aging electrical system cause of fire, damages Greeley home

Staff Reports — At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Av in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … Continue reading

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Hope Centre gives backpacks, school supplies to children

    by Jack Minor  — A local church has taken its charge to help the community  by giving away free backpacks and school supplies to local residents. For the past four years Hope Centre, located at 4754 West 31st … 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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Gazette Opinion

The recent move by the City Council to change ambulance services is being sold under the guise of saving Greeleyites money.  After all, the cost of an ambulance ride is expensive and our citizens deserve a better deal. Don’t they?  … 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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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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Evans police use reverse 911 to notify residents of danger

On March 5, 2011, Evans Officers,with the assistance of; the Evans Fire Department, Union Colony Fire Department and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, evacuated the area in the 4000 block of Phlox Lane in the Ridge subdivision for several hours. … 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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Greeley Couple Loses Home, Memories to Pre-Christmas Fire

By Mike Bauman Harold and Nicole Potter of 5803 W. 16 Street Lane are physically okay after a morning fire caused extensive damage to their home. The Potters, who are in their 70’s and have lived in the home for … Continue reading

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Charles Kip Early

July 3, 1948 ~ November 2, 2010 Charles Kip Early, jack of all trades, amazing father and loving husband, Christmas light fanatic, chokecherry jelly maker, and junk food junkie with a unique sense of humor, was born in Greeley, CO … Continue reading

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Walter Leon “Poppy/Daisy” Coffman

Walter Leon “Poppy/Daisy” Coffman, 92 11/12th’s, of Apache Junction, AZ joined The Lord on Oct. 4, 2010. He was born in Eaton, CO, Nov. 1, 1917 to Walter S. Coffman & Nancy “Nannie” Susan (Gibson). Walter was #2 of 5 … Continue reading

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Ashcroft Heights Celebrates Opening of New Walking Trail

Story and Photo By Jack Minor The residents of the Ashcroft Heights subdivision in Evans celebrated the opening of a new walking trail and irrigation system on Saturday, August 14. The asphalt trail is ½ mile long and wanders through … 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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Union Colony Fire Rescue Authority is no more

Staff Reports Since March of 2009, City of Greeley and Western Hills Fire Protection District representatives have been negotiating the possibility of the dissolution of the Union Colony Fire Rescue Authority (UCFRA).  An amicable termination of the intergovernmental agreement that … Continue reading

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Evans Fireman Suits Up to Teach Kids

By  Mike Bauman Children have long idolized firefighters.  They are awestruck by the shiny trucks and the uniforms and the equipment.  Unfortunately, when it comes to teaching fire safety, sometimes the flash outshines the message and children remember the sirens … Continue reading

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Steven L. Dill

Steven L. Dill, 63, of Nunn died June 5, 2010 at Hospice of Palliative Care in Greeley, CO Steven was born January 17, 1947 in Greeley to Ray and Arvella (Greschke) Dill. He was raised in the Pierce, CO area … Continue reading

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Young Marines train in Evans

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette While many local area youth were celebrating graduations, the Poudre River Young Marines spent the weekend  rappelling off a tower at the Evans training center. The event was organized by Shawn Kendrot, a … Continue reading

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