Posts Tagged ‘Fort’

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 while “Iraq is not a perfect place,” that “we are leaving behind a sovereign, stable, […]

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Coffman blasts DoD calling Ft. Hood massacre workplace violence

by Jack Minor – An attack by a Muslim psychiatrist in the Army that left 13 people dead and dozens wounded has been labeled as a simple case of workplace violence by the Defense Department. On Nov. 5, 2009 Army Major Nidal Hasan opened fire on his fellow soldiers on the Fort Hood Army base. […]

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VA to offer free flu shots for verterans

Staff Reports —   The Cheyenne VA Medical Center is conducting an aggressive seasonal flu campaign again this year. Free seasonal flu shots will be given to all Veterans on October 22 at the Fort Collins VA Clinic. The flu shot clinic will occur from 8:00am to 12:30pm at the Fort Collins VA Clinic, 2509 Research […]

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Another nuclear crisis fizzles, authorities say Nebraska nuclear plant not in danger from Missouri river flooding

by Jack Minor   Following news that radiation from three of the six reactors at the Fukushima power plants did not result in nuclear armageddon, alarmists are now saying a Nebraska nuclear plant is in danger of a similar catastrophe.   Reports have been circulating on the Internet that the Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant is facing […]

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Oldest Woman to row across the Atlantic visiting Colorado

By Vanessa Dominguez Saturday, June 4th,Coloridoans are invited to meet Dr. Suzanne Pinto,  the olderst woman to ever row across the Atlantic Ocean. She will be sharing the story of her journey at Ridgen Farm located in Fort Collins at : Rigden Farm Senior Living 2350 Limon Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525 Share on Facebook

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City council suggests a tax increase

By Vanessa Dominguez Tim Nash, Finance Director for The City of Greeley, presented City Council with several options to would free up money for road repairs. Nash stated that all ideas were either policy driven or ordinance driven. The proposed funding strategy will consist of six components: Continue food tax allocation General fund carry over […]

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Herbert Clifton Eala

Herbert Clifton Eala (Echohawk), 59, transitioned to the Spirit World on Wednesday January 20th, 2011 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born July 26th 1951 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Grace M. Valandra of St. Francis, South Dakota and Crescencio (Chris) E. Eala of Ilocos Sur, Philippine Islands.  After his father opened Chris Music in Fort Collins, […]

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There is money for art but not roads

by Vanessa Dominguez The display of art in Greeley’s public places was unanimously approved by city departments and City Council in 1997. In October 2009, City Council approved its five year art plan. Approval will term in 2014. Some examples of art in Greeley’s public sites would be: Eight Poudre trail markers made out of red […]

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Animal hoarding not only form of abuse

by Vanessa Dominguez Many animals are abused or neglected. They may live in the home next to you, the home up the road, or across the street. Regardless of their location, these animals need help and their owners need to be reported. In Evans, at PETS Emergency Clinic on 23rd avenue, the nine veterinarians on […]

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Lakin sentenced to six months

Staff Reports – Lt. Col. Terrence L. Lakin was sentenced today at Fort George G. Meade to six months confinement, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and dismissal from the U.S. Army. Lakin voluntarily pleaded guilty to three specifications of failing to obey lawful orders and was found guilty of missing movement in Baltimore, Md. […]

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Weld sheriff deputy, gangster die in shootout

43-year-old Deputy Sheriff Sam Brownlee was shot and killed after a high speed pursuit that ended at Cave Creek subdivision in Evans. The suspect, 20-year-old Rueben Reyes, was being chased by police after reports of a domestic dispute. He stole a vehicle and led several law enforcement agencies on a high pursuit chase. Reyes, a […]

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Vote Early, Avoid the Rush

By Mike Bauman Early Voting vote centers will be available at the following 5 locations. These facilities will open from 8-5 on October 18, 2010 – October 29, 2010. Early Vote Centers turn into Election day Vote Centers on November 2, 2010 open 7-7. Election day vote centers are listed on the vote center page of the […]

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Donald Charles Shankweiler Sr.

October 15, 1930 ~ October 3, 2010 Donald Charles Shankweiler Sr. of Greeley died Sunday, October 3, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center. He was born October 15, 1930 in Allentown, Pennsylvania to LeRoy and Margarette (Devers) Shankweiler.  He was raised and attended Allentown High School.  He graduated with the class of 1948. He enlisted […]

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John F. “Chig” Lopez

John F. “Chig” Lopez, 69, of Eaton, died on Sunday, September 2, 2010 at the NCMC Hospice Inpatient Unit.  He was born on May 16, 1941 in Eaton to Faustino and Petra (Desla) Lopez. John married Maria Archibeque on February 18, 1961 in Eaton. He was a truck driver for Agland and a member of […]

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Democratic Leaders, Labor Unions, and Celebrities Joining with Openly Socialist and Communist Organizations for March on Washington DC

By Mike Bauman The One Nation Working Together March  on Washington DC is scheduled to take place on October 2, 2010.  The organization (www.onenationworkingtogether.org), describes itself as, “A social movement of individuals and organizations committed to putting America back to work and pulling America back together. Coming from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs […]

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Joseph Thomas Johnson

Joseph Thomas Johnson, 13 months, died on September 20, 2010 at The Children’s Hospital.  He was born August 14, 2009 in Greeley to Shannon Marie Johnson. He was the sweetest, loving little boy and had adorable eyes.  He was obsessed with wheels and tires, loved sharing his food and then taking it back.  The dog, […]

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American resolve on display following September 11

By Jack Minor September 11, 2001 was the first time America had been attacked on her own soil since the war of 1812. Out of that war came one of the greatest statement against today’s war on terrorism. Following Islamic terrorists flying two jets into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and another […]

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Marietta Miller

May 6, 1934 – August 24, 2010 Marietta Miller, 76, of Fort Collins, died August 24, 2010 at her home.  She was born May 6, 1934 in Greeley, Colorado to John and Rachel (Geisick) Berens.  She attended Bracewell School.   On July 17, 1955 she married Wilbur “Sonny” Miller in Windsor. She was a member of […]

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Clarence Dean Jacobson

Clarence Dean Jacobson, 88 of Greeley, died August 21, 2010 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center, Greeley. Clarence was born and raised in Britt, Iowa. During WWII he served in the Army at Fort Warren, Wyoming. After the war he farmed in Minnesota, then moved to Colorado and worked for Mountain Bell. In retirement he enjoyed […]

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Elfriede Nelson

Elfriede Nelson March 20, 1926 ~ August 21, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Elfriede Nelson of Greeley died August 21, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Elfriede was born March 20, 1926 in Munich, Germany to Robert and Maria (Geisler) Wolf. Elfriede grew up and attended school in Munich, Germany during World War II.  […]

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Barbara Grimes

Barbara Grimes Sep.26, 1920 – Aug. 15, 2010 Age: 89 Residence: Greeley Barbara J. Grimes, died Sunday, August 15, at Centennial HealthCare Center. Barbara was born September 26, 1920, on her Grandparents ranch at Elgin, NE.  She then moved with her parents, Erwin and Mildred Carpenter, to the Riley Cattle Ranch south of Atkinson, NE.  […]

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John S. “Tut” Duran

John S. “Tut” Duran, 62 of Evans, died on Friday, August 6, 2010 at his home. He was born on December 7, 1947 in Fort Collins, Colorado to Ben C. and Matilda S. (Pino) Duran. John Graduated from Poudre Valley High School in Ft. Collins.  He later married Judy Rae Daley on August 6, 1970 […]

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Sandra Sue Hunter

Sandra Sue Hunter, 66, of Eaton, died August 9, 2010 at her home.  She was born February 25, 1944 in Casper, WY to Steward Stanford and Harriett (Cardwell) Sanford. She graduated from Natrona County High School in Casper where she lettered in track and held track records.  She married Jim Hunter. Sandy owned and operated […]

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Joseph L. Gomez

Joseph L. Gomez, 83, of Greeley died on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at his home.  He was born June 9, 1927 in Peckham to Albert and Aurora (Duran) Gomez. Joseph was baptized at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and married Virginia Sanchez on June 27, 1952 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. He enjoyed woodworking […]

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Stunts at Road Kill Grill

Road Kill Cafe in the Greeley Mall area hosts a motorcycle event on Thursdays. Stunts are by a group from Fort Collins – Suicidal Stunts Photos by Jim Frazier Share on Facebook

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Dates on a Dime: Good Old-Fashioned Drive-in

By: Mike Bauman Catching a drive-in movie can be a fun, inexpensive, and romantic get-away.  Most drive-in movies are double features, but be warned; the second show is typically not over until the wee hours of the morning. In northern Colorado, just about the only choice for a drive-in movie theater is the Holiday Twin […]

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Ellen Lucille Nix

Ellen Lucille Nix, 91, of Eaton, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Fairacres Manor. Lucille was born June 21, 1919 in Greeley to Volney and Florence (DeVotie) Gates.  She married M. York Nix on July 20, 1941 and spend most of her married life in Eaton.  Mr. Nix died on April 9, 2005. Mrs. Nix […]

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FORT COLLINS RECALL FAILS FOR LACK OF SIGNED PETITIONS BY DEADLINE

By Jim Frazier The attempt to recall Fort Collins City Councilor Lisa Poppaw for violating her oath of office failed without any petition submitted by the deadline to the City Clerk of Fort Collins. Recall organizer Stacy Lynne said that hundreds of people in District 2 were contacted. “Many residents in her district voiced their […]

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Teams Travel Across the Nation for Softball Tournament

Ryan-Ashley Rodriquez Softball teams from all around the U.S. opened the Jr. Sparkler tournament with a BBQ, dancing, and team bonding time on Monday afternoon in Greeley, CO.  “The Sparkler” tournament is a girls’ fastpitch softball tournament, hosted by Triple Crown, to help college scouts locate potential college players. Triple Crown owner, Dave King says […]

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Erma Mildred Bartholomew

Erma Mildred Bartholomew October 28, 1945 – June 24, 2010 Erma Mildred Batholomew, 64, of Greeley, died June 24, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of North Colorado.  She was born October 28, 1945 in Fort Morgan, to Aaron and Mildred (Mathis) Bartholomew. She is survived by daughter Doreen and Donald Millner of Greeley; sons […]

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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 was not a real body and instead part of the exercise. The exercise was designed […]

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Greeley Area Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the following Greeley area locations have recently been stocked with catchable trout: Lon Hagler Reservoir – South of Loveland Milliken FIF Pond – Milliken Poudre River – West of Fort Collins Sheldon Lake – Fort Collins Wellington Reservoir Number 4 – Wellington Colorado Division of […]

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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 is a document developed through the International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI).  ICLEI is […]

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Patricia Elaine Burris

Patricia Elaine Burris November 24, 1925 ~ June 7, 2010 Patricia Elaine Burris, age 84 of Greeley died on Monday, June 7, 2010 in Hospice and Palliative Care at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born November 24, 1925 in Hanford, California to William and Esther (Bixby) Thomas. She graduated in 1943 from Hanford High […]

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Charles Thomas Jones

Charles Thomas Jones September 22, 1923 – June 8, 2010 Charles Jones of Eaton passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 8, 2010. After a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease, he went to be with his Lord and Savior and to join friends and family who have gone before, awaiting his […]

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