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2015 Lexus ES-300e Hybrid Sedan by Stu Wright

On a recent long weekend I was able to test a new Lexus for a trip to Nebraska.Itwas the ES series hybrid model that has been available since early 2012.  The car was painted Atomic Silver and had black leather five-passenger … Continue reading

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2015 Jeep Patriot Latitude 4WD

Jeep has produced its Patriot since the introduction of the compact crossover SUV nine years ago this spring at the New York Auto Show.  It, along with the Jeep Compass, is manufactured on what is called the MK platform.  The Compass … Continue reading

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2015 Nissan Versa Note by Stu Wright

A Versa Note SR was delivered to me last week for reviewing, and the first thing I noticed was that it was a model I had never tested (nor seen) before.  It was more attractive than prior Notes in that … Continue reading

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2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium Crossover Review by Stu Wright

The Forester, Subaru’s venerable compact SUV, was introduced at the Tokyo Motor show in the fall of 1995 as a concept vehicle, and introduced as a production crossover in the U.S. in 1998.  It’s now in its fourth generation configuration; one … Continue reading

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If you like your Content you can Keep it…

It’s Too Late Now – They’re too Big to Fail – We have to Live with It – What Difference does it make Now… and never forget the big Whopper; “But we have to pass the Bill so that you … Continue reading

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2015 Toyota Hybrid SE Sedan

Toyota has been building Camrys since 1982.  The car was originally a compact sedan.  It has evolved into a midsize automobile, and year after year the company sells over 400,000 of them.  I drove a new 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid during the past … Continue reading

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2014.5 Toyota Camry SE Hybrid Sedan by Stu Wright

The Toyota Camry Hybrid mid-size FWD sedan was introduced in May of 2006 as a 2007 model.   The current unit is in its second generation iteration.  A 2014.5 Toyota Camry SE Hybrid was brought to me last week for … Continue reading

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2014 Acura ILX FWD Sedan Review by Stu Wright

    The Acura ILX is the entry-level luxury car sold by the upscale division of Honda Motor Company.  It is based on Honda’s Civic, with luxury appointments to bring it up to the Acura standard.  It is the first luxury … 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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2013 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid Review by Stu Wright

  Toyota’s Camry Hybrid mid-size sedan has been available since 2006, and has, up until now, been available in its second generation configuration as a 2013 model.  Such a car was delivered to my house last month for testing, and … Continue reading

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2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

Volkswagen’s CC is a derivative of the Passat sedan that has existed in one form or another for 40 years.  The CC was introduced as a 2009 model and was first viewed at the 2008 North American International Auto Show … Continue reading

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LESS FUNDING + MORE MANDATES + EROSION OF LOCAL CONTROL = UNACCEPTABLE RESULTS

By Weld Commissioner Mike Freeman–   With regard to the formation of a 51st state, no issue is more important than education. A new state with new educational goals would provide our children with the schooling they deserve and a … Continue reading

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Johnstown to get new gun facility

Loveland Reporter Herald — Before long, shooting enthusiasts will have the choice of six Loveland-area stores east of U.S. 287 where they can buy guns, and two large indoor shooting ranges. The Johnstown Town Council’s approval this week of the … Continue reading

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Larimer Humane Society turns in signatures for tax increase issue

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan) — Larimer Humane Society is one step closer to a new shelter. The local animal welfare organization submitted 18,000 signatures on a petition asking voters for a sales tax increase on the November ballot. If at least … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus ES300h FWD Hybrid Sedan

On Tuesday I received a new Lexus to test; the ES series hybrid available since early 2012.  It came in “Deep Sea Mica,” blue metallic paint and it was quite attractive.  I’ve previously tested six  Lexus cars and SUV’s, and … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport AWD Sedan

Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota, has been producing the GS series of sedans since 1993.  The new 2013 model that I drove this last week represented the manufacturer’s fourth generation offering, and it came in Riviera Red Metallic with … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus ES350 FWD 4-Door Sedan

    The latest test car in my possession was the new (for 2013) Lexus ES350 sedan that came in Silver Lining Metallic.  The interior included black Nuluxe leather appointed bucket seats up front with three passenger seating in the rear. … Continue reading

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Mitt made him build his own ‘coffin?’ Are you kidding?

by Craig Masters What in the world is that poor fellow talking about when he claims Mitt Romney shut down a thriving paper factory while making $100million? Why is this ad being released with only two weeks to the election? … Continue reading

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Rep. Gardner receives award for protecting small business owners

by Jack Minor –   WASHINTON D.C. – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award to 4th Congressional Rep. Cory Gardner on Thursday, Sept. 13.   In presenting the award, Dan Danner, NFIB … Continue reading

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Greeley Blues Jam Sod Sale

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Greeley Blues Jam Sod is available for purchase! 40,000 square feet of sod from this year’s Greeley Blues Jam is for sale at $0.15 per square foot. You must purchase a minimum 300 square … Continue reading

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American Civil Rights Union urges Supreme Court to adopt “coercion test”

by Jack Minor — The American Civil Rights Union argues in an amicus brief submitted to the US Supreme Court for a new constitutional standard protecting religious freedom in a case involving a war memorial that has existed since the … Continue reading

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Group draws line in sand over San Diego cross

by Peter Grady – In asking the Supreme Court to intervene in a case over a war memorial, a legal group says if atheists prevail then no war memorial will be safe. The issue involves the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial … Continue reading

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“Second Versa, Same as the First!” – 2012 Nissan Versa Review

Remember when Peter Noone called out, “Second verse, same as the first!” between the choruses of “Henry the Eighth” by Herman’s Hermits?  The song reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1965.It was a revision of British … Continue reading

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2012 Infiniti M56x Auto Review

              Infiniti is the luxury automobile division of Nissan Motor Company, and has been selling cars and light trucks in North America since 1989.  The history of the company goes all the way back … Continue reading

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Loophole could force Colorado churches to open facilities for same-sex civil unions

by Jack Minor – A recent decision by a judge in Hawaii could open the door for churches in Colorado to be forced to allow same-sex couples to use their facilities for civil unions. In February, Hawaii passed a law … Continue reading

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Court reject’s Oakland’s arguments regarding selective enforcement of “bubble law”

by Matt Lacy – A judge in California has rejected arguments by the city of Oakland that women approaching an abortion clinic have given “automatic consent” to be approached by clinic escorts and they must enforce  the law equally. Oakland … Continue reading

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If you got shape-up style shoes for Christmas, Read this Now!

By Craig Masters The manufacturers of toning shoes;  also called wellness shoes or rocker bottom shoes, claim that their products develop muscle tone and slim calves and legs by increasing muscle activation, improving balance and stimulating the metabolism. This is … Continue reading

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Personhood USA holds Presidential Pro-Life Forum

Personhood USA is hosting a national tele-town hall meeting with the Republican presidential candidates this Tuesday evening. Individuals are encouraged by Personhood USA to sign up on their website to participate in the forum. The town hall conference will be … Continue reading

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Oakland taken to task over enforcement of “bubble law” based on Colorado statute

by Peter Grady – The city of Oakland, Calif. is being challenged for its inconsistent enforcement of a law regarding contact with women approaching an abortion clinic. The Oakland legislation was based on a bubble law that was first passed … Continue reading

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American flag lowered in presence of Saudi Arabian flag at Ft. Collins public school

  by Jack Minor –   The principal of a Ft. Collins school has said a picture of the American flag lowered in the presence of the Saudi Arabian flag, was not done by his staff and that he promptly resolved the … Continue reading

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Evans approves 120 foot Anadarko Tower

    by Jack Minor The Evans City Council has approved the installation of a second tower for Andarko Petroleum Corporation.  The 120 foot tall tower, with 7 dishes and antennae, will be built at the southwest corner of 40th Street and … Continue reading

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Dear American Taxpayer

For only the second time in my adult life, I am not ashamed of my country.  I want to thank the hard working American people for paying $242 thousand dollars for my vacation in Spain . My daughter Sasha, several … Continue reading

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Things My Grandpa Taught Me: How to Sharpen a Knife

By Mike Bauman There are certain life skills that many young people today don’t have.  They are the things my grandpa taught me.  They include values such as respect and work ethic.  They also include skills like shooting a rifle … Continue reading

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Two Greeley schools lockdown campuses after man robs bank

By Vanessa Dominguez A robbery occurred at Cache Bank on 47th avenue last week causing two Greeley school campuses to go into lockdown. Aims Community College sent out e-mails and phone calls to students stating, “Aims has been notified Cache … Continue reading

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No injuries reported after suspect robs bank armed with a note

Staff Reports Greeley police reported a bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday at Chase Bank.  The suspect displayed no gun or weapon, and seemed to get away armed only with a note. Mary Jane Rogers, a representative with Chase Bank, confirmed … Continue reading

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