Tag Archives: Friday

New British invasion: US rental markets

By Jack Minor – While the Beatles were part of the initial British invasion in the 1960s, a second wave appears to be arriving as British investors have begun to look into purchasing properties in the United States. What growth … Continue reading

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Ukrainian invasion has roots in Cold War

By Jack Minor –   Political experts have expressed sentiments that the ongoing events in Ukraine are reminiscent of events during the Cold War. The observation is particularly interesting when one considers the roots of the current situation go back … 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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Sept. 17 History Fest cancelled

Due to the intense rainfall over the last week, the City of Greeley History Museums has cancelled History Fest for Tuesday, September 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The remaining days Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of History Fest will … Continue reading

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Aurora shooter’s attorneys argue Colorado death penalty unconstitutional

Fort Morgan Times —  Lawyers for Aurora movie theater shooting defendant James Holmes want the judge in the case to declare Colorado’s death-penalty laws unconstitutional.   In multiple motions filed Friday and made public Tuesday, lawyers for Holmes say the state’s death-penalty … Continue reading

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After 40 years, Bertha Lynn signs off KMGH 7 News

Brush News Tribune – Bertha Lynn will sign off from 7News on Friday after 37 years on Denver television, the last 29 with KMGH. Lynn will become executive director of the Children’s Diabetes Fund. The 11 a.m. broadcast on Friday … Continue reading

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Police detain 5, arrest 1 in Friday drug raid

(Coloradoan) — Fort Collins police detained five men and arrested a sixth following a series of drug raids around the city Friday morning.   Five men were taken into custody and held on behalf of the U.S. Marshal’s Service. They … 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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Greeley announces “fun in the sun” with Summer schedule

GREELEY, CO) – Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and all the fun in the sun. Outdoor Pools and Splash Parks in Greeley open on Thursday, May 23 this year, the day after the last day of … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center Feb. 20, 2012

by Betty Grauberger —   With sights set high, we are eagerly awaiting the final verdict…..as of now we believe that we will be starting up our Friday Lunch Program with Weld County Senior Nutrition beginning on Friday, March 1st…..keep … Continue reading

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Five Days with the 2013 Mazda CX-5 AWD Crossover

     1st  The first impression of this car was good.  Front visibility!  Nimble and quick, I had to check the specs to see it had no turbo.  Black everywhere, but that’s OK; it looks pretty.  The leather front buckets are … Continue reading

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We’re hiring help for prison breaks too

by Craig Masters A search for an update on the status of the American Marine Jon Hammer – being held in a Mexican prison for ransom – revealed an article posted on the New York Times web site that I believe was dated … Continue reading

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Fed Thinking Links Policy to Unemployment Rate

by Mike McCune —   Have A Happy Thanksgiving. The normal Friday Rant is replaced by this one, three days early, as we will be taking a long holiday break. See you again, Monday, Nov. 26–Mike   Richmond Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Obama’s Economy: Hostess to shut doors, lay off 18,500 workers

by Jack Minor –   An American icon announced it will be closing its doors and laying off 18,500 workers as Hostess, the makers of Twinkies and Wonder bread, announced they will be going out of business following a crippling … Continue reading

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Free services to be offered at Island Grove Friday

GREELEY — All Weld County residents are invited to take advantage of free services offered at the 2nd annual Weld Project Connect event on Friday, September 28 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Island Grove Regional Park Events Center … Continue reading

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Fed plans Forceful non-traditional actions

By Craig Masters Recovery slope for US is still rising Friday, as expected, Ben Bernanke announced that the Fed would need to take action to adjust the markets. Analysts who study the language of the Bernankes of the world so … Continue reading

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Windsor Lake closed after complaints of illness

The Town of Windsor on Monday closed Windsor Lake until further notice after swimmers there reported becoming ill. Melissa Chew, director of Parks, Recreation and Culture for the Town of Windsor said samples taken from the lake outside the beach … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins solicitation rules appear to be working

The solicitor knocking at the door of your Fort Collins home could represent a local dairy or youth sports team. Or it could be someone traveling the country under bizarre, shady circumstances. A year after the city lifted its ban … Continue reading

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Poor Reports Send Shock Waves Through Economy

by Mike McCune —   The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared more than 200 points Friday led by the financial sector. But missing was a solid reason for the move. If anything the DJIA should have been flat at best … Continue reading

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Evan Senior Center 7/8/2012

CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Since our caterer for Friday lunch will be out of town on the … Continue reading

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Governor to announce well decision at 1 p.m.

by Jack Minor –   Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to announce his decision today at 1 p.m. on whether to allow Weld County farmers to turn on wells and allow them to pump a miniscule amount of water from … Continue reading

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Greeley man gets 15 years for child abuse

GREELEY – On Friday, a Weld County District Court Judge sentenced Anthony Mendoza to 15 years in prison after he pled guilty on April 13 to one count of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injuries.   According to police … 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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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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Evans Senior Center April 8-15

Staff Reports —   by Betty Grauberger   What a wonderful response we have had to our upcoming Fall Color trip to the beautiful ISLE OF COUDRES in the Charlevoix Region of Quebec, Canada in the St. Lawrence Seaway.   If … Continue reading

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Obama quotes first murderer to justify social programs

by Peter Grady — In a campaign speech in Vermont on Friday, President Barack Obama quoted the first murderer to argue for several policies involving what some have said amounts to government transferring wealth from one group of citizens to … Continue reading

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Chappelow presents Pirates of Penzance

Staff Reports — Students and staff at Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School proudly present The Pirates of Penzance, playing this Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m.   Tickets are $2, and are available at the door.   About 50 middle … Continue reading

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Evans hiring lifeguards for Summer

Staff Reports —   The city of Evans is currently hiring lifeguards, swim instructors, front desk attendants, assistant managers and a pool manager. The Evans City Council has decided to open the Evans Municipal Pool for the 2012 season. Our … Continue reading

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Greeley residents able to start watering today

Staff Reports —   Because it has been such a dry winter and warm in March, Greeley residents will be able to water their lawns early. Beginning on Friday, March 23, the Water and Sewer Director is authorizing a citywide … Continue reading

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Internationally renowned modern dance company coming to Greeley

Staff Reports — January 19, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) The Union Colony Civic Center inGreeley presents world renown dance company Pilobolus on Friday, January 27 at 7:30 pm.   Pilobolus began in 1971 as an outsider dance company and quickly became … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center 1/13/2012

Staff Reports — by Betty Grauberger   Be sure and check out the new Dining Around Schedule for this year.   Dennis and Donna have retired, however Donn and Bev Reid are continuing on with the fun.   You can check the schedule … 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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Congress set to shut down committee on religious freedom

by Matt Lacy – A government committee on religious freedom will be forced to shut down Friday if the Senate does not re-authorize their funding. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is an independent, bipartisan that reviews the facts … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

by Betty Grauberger   Senior Friday Lunches are back.  These are in the format of soup/salad/baked potato type lunches where it is not necessary to make a reservation.   We will be serving from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the … Continue reading

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Greeley West High School presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Staff Reports —   Greeley West High School Theatre presents the classic play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19.   This powerful drama, based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, still prods our national moral conscience … Continue reading

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