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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, … Continue reading

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Leprino consolidating string cheese operations in Colorado

Denver-based Leprino Foods Co.  is consolidating its string cheese operations in Colorado, a move that includes the closure of its Ravenna, Neb. facility in early November, the company announced. Much of the consolidation will occur at the Leprino facility in Ft. … Continue reading

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Fort Morgan Cargill plant certified for “tender” meat

Ft. Morgan Times — A new U.S. Department of Agriculture system for rating beef could mean consumers will have a better idea whether or not their meat is tender — and Cargill Meat Solutions is a part of that program. … Continue reading

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Morgan County Fair judge offers tips to kids on how to win

Ft. Morgan Times — The 4-H kids and teens who raised hogs for the showmanship competition got a bit of a treat during Monday’s competition when the judge offered them advice on how to win during the show. Swine judge … Continue reading

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Disabled Ft. Collins man disputes police ticket

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Bulging scar tissue marks the right side of Steven Hodges’ forehead, a place vulnerable to bumps when he collapses into disorienting seizures. It was still taped from a previous injury last May, when the mentally disabled … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins police pay better than other agencies

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Police officers in Northern Colorado get paid pretty well, with rookies typically making more than $50,000 per year. Even accounting for inflation, officers make more than ever, but they’re expected to do more than ever at a … Continue reading

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Aurora VA hospital builder claims cost overrun of $1 billion

(Ft. Morgan Times) — The builder of Colorado’s troubled Veterans Affairs hospital says overruns bring the cost above $1 billion, far higher than the red ink already acknowledged, and has asked for the right to quit the project.   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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Fracking critics driving up home heating costs state regulator says

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan)  — Colorado’s chief oil and gas regulator said critics of fracking and public officials trying to regulate the energy industry are working hard to drive up the cost of home heating and cooling. When residents “storm city … Continue reading

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Ft. Morgan speaker “excited” about Obamacare coming to Colorado

Fort Morgan Times — Brenda LaCombe knows how disheartening it has been for people who cannot afford health insurance but also make too much money for current government assistance. Her previous job was assisting people attempting to get enrolled in … Continue reading

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Fort Collins planning on improving flow on Harmony Road

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – As Harmony Road goes, so goes the city. Love it or hate it, Harmony Road by design serves as an employment and economic hub for the city of Fort Collins. Success for one breeds success for … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins DBA snubs local business in favor of large media outlets

by Jack Minor –   A local radio station in Fort Collins has been told it will not be able to have a float in the local St. Patrick’s Day parade, while other stations owned by national organizations outside the … Continue reading

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Senate Education Committee kills bill allowing freedom of choice

by Craig Masters Democrats have again ruled in their best interest instead of the public’s. Thursday, February 7, the Senate Education Committee killed a bill introduced by Ft. Collins based Senator Vickie Marble (R) which would have reinstated Freedom of … Continue reading

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Army appeals court to decide whether Ft. Hood shooter can be forced to shave beard

by Jack Minor –   An Army Appeals court is deciding whether the judge in the case of the accused Fort Hood shooter exceeded his authority by requiring that Maj. Nidal Hasan comply with the Army’s grooming standards by shaving … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins mall sells $10.5 million below previous price

The new owners of Foothills Mall ponied up nearly $40 million to buy Fort Collins’ aging shopping center and expect to spend nearly three times that renovating and re-energizing it. Walton Foothills Holdings VI, LLC — the ownership group comprised … Continue reading

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Gas prices in Ft. Collins decreasing, bucks national trend

The average price of a gallon of gasoline has fallen 1.5 cents in the past week, bucking a national trend of increasing gas prices, according to gasoline price website FortCollinsGasPrices.com. Prices averaged $3.45 per gallon in Fort Collins on Sunday. … 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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Reese stymies critics by expanding business dealings

by Peter Grady –   A series of attacks by various groups over the years to destroy Brett Reese appear to have backfired as his holdings have actually increased over the past year.   Last week, Pirate 104.7 won the … 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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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 … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune   I believe our government is corrupt. From those who are elected to those who are appointed to those that are life-time bureaucrats the system is corrupt. The stench of corruption cannot be masked any … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat returns to Ft. Collins

Festival bikers are ready to roll Thousands of fun seekers dressed up as everything from alligators and hot dogs to tacos and zebras as they mounted their bikes and took over the streets of Ft. Collins Saturday morning for a … 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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Was Lakin conviction influenced by radical Obama supporter?

    By Jack Minor An Obama supporter, who is a frequent commenter on “birther” stories and other forums, may have unduly influenced the general who approved Lt. Col. Lakin’s sentence following his court-martial. Radical Obama supporters known as OBOTS, … Continue reading

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Gardner: Another Misreporting by the Tribune…sheesh

(Editor’s note: We were unable to gain permission from the author of www.greeleyreport.com to edit this story.  Therefore we print it as is and as it was meant to be, a news editorial.  However, in spite of the bent, there … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Ella Mae Freauff

  December 24, 1924 ~ April 8, 2011   Ella Mae Freauff formerly of Johnstown died Friday, April 8, 2011 in Ft. Collins.  She was born on December 24, 1924 in Longmont, to Conrad and Edith (Kaiser) Lesser.   In … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman

  September 22, 1925 – April 14, 2011   George Roland Zimmerman, 85, of Kersey, passed away peacefully, April 14, 2011 at Fairacres Manor in Greeley.   George was born September 22, 1925 in Alta Vista, Kansas to Reinhold and … Continue reading

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Donald Devere Kottwitz

  November 19, 1925 ~ February 19, 2011   Don was born November 19, 1925 at a farm home close to Blue Hill, Nebraska.  He was the third of four children born to Carl and Alvina (Krueger) Kottwitz.   Don … Continue reading

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Town of Frederick has 12 Misdemeanor Warrants Active in Last 12 Months

By Mike Bauman The Town of Frederick currently has 12 misdemeanor warrants active from the last 12 months.  If you know the location of anyone on the following list, please contact the Frederick Police Department at 720.652.4222.  Source:  www.weldsheriff.com   … Continue reading

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Local student to appear in Broncos game this weekend

Story by Jack Minor A local student will be competing in the Denver Broncos vs. St. Louis Rams game this Sunday, November 28 as part of the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick regional competition. Carson Fagan, age 7, who attends Christa … Continue reading

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Betty Evelyn Schwartz

March 8, 1927 ~ October 26, 2010 Betty Evelyn Schwartz passed away at home after a brief illness on Tuesday, October 26, 2010.  She was born on March 8, 1927 in Milliken, Colorado to John and Amelia (Grosskopf) Hoff.  She … Continue reading

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Weld County Sheriff’s Office Posse Queen for 2010-2011

Caitlin Anne Schwartz, 15, was chosen to be the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Posse Queen for 2010-2011. Caitie is the daughter of Tim Schwartz of Evans and LeighAnne Schwartz of Ft Collins and the granddaughter of Posse member Mary Schwartz. … Continue reading

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Jennie Adams

October 24, 1925 ~ October 5, 2010 Jennie Adams of Greeley died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Denver Health Medical Center.  She was born October 24, 1925 in San Bernardino, California to Florian and Margaret (Jaramillo) Fajardo. Jennie grew up … Continue reading

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Shaun Albert Wells

June 3, 1987 ~ September 13, 2010 Shaun Albert Wells of Keenesburg died Monday, September 13, 2010 at his home.  He was born June 3, 1987 in Fort Morgan to Wendy Englehardt and Paul Wells. He was raised in the … Continue reading

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