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2015 Buick Regal GS AWD Turbo Sedan by Stu Wright

The Buick Regal, a mid-sized sedan, has been offered off and on (mostly on) since 1973.  The model is situated in the middle of the Buick model lineup, below the LaCrosse and above the compact Verano.  It is a re-branded … Continue reading

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Watch out for that Bus

Benghazi begins Collapse around Hillary In the Gazette article detailing the damning emails virtually proving Hillary Clinton and the administration lied repeatedly to the press, the American people, and to Congress about the events in Benghazi, Libya in 2012, there … Continue reading

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2014 Lexus IS350C Convertible Review by Stu Wright

    Lexus, Toyota’s luxury car division that has been around for 25 years, sells cars in 70 countries and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.  The name of the company’s product was selected from a list that included Verone, Calibre, … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Driving Experience – 2013

    This past week I had the pleasure of attending the Denver auto press association driving event in Denver for two days.  It started at Denver International Airport on Wednesday, June 19th, and that day’s activity was a ride to … 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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2013 Lexus LS460 F Sport RWD Sedan

This past week I was presented a 2013 Lexus LS460 F Sport four-door sedan for testing while travelling in and around Phoenix, AZ on a working vacation.  It was painted Starfire Pearl (white) metallic and inside it was trimmed in … 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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“Beetlemania” 2013 Volkswagen Convertible

    I’m mixing metaphors on this date, February 7th, because 49 years ago today the Beatles (band) appeared on the Ed Sullivan show to perform their smash, “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”  The single had sold 1.5 million copies … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus GS450h 4Dr Hybrid Sedan

    I don’t know if GS means “guaranteed satisfaction” on this particular sedan offered by Lexus, but it would be OK with me.  That’s what the buyer gets with a car like this, which is the model I drove this … Continue reading

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National Federation of the Blind to sponsor picnic in Greeley

GREELEY – Join the Greeley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado for FREE food and FUN in honor of their 12th anniversary.   Who is invited?  The Greeley Chapter invites Individuals who are blind or visually … Continue reading

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Government using Spanish soap opera to encourage food stamp use

by Matt Lacy –     The USDA is continuing its program of encouraging greater numbers of Americans to sign up for food stamps with a new program aimed at Spanish speaking people.   During the Republican presidential primary season, … 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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Broncos provide family fun in Greeley

by Peter Grady –   Broncos fans young and old were provided with a treat at yesterday’s Broncos caravan tour stop in Greeley.   For younger Broncos fans, the event had football tosses with prizes for “completed passes” and they … 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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Evans Senior Center 3/20/2012

by Betty Grauberger   New York City participants……your pre-trip meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the City of Evans Community Complex.   You will need to attend or have someone pick up your paperwork on … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center 3/7/2012

by Betty Grauberger   New York City participants……your pre-trip meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the City of Evans Community Complex.   You will need to attend or have someone pick up your paperwork on … 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 Recreation Center kicks off holiday specials

Staff Reports — Are you looking for a unique holiday gift this year? Why not give the gift of health and family fun! December 15-January 31 you can get 10% off an annual membership at the Family FunPlex or the … 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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Evans Senior Center

  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 cost per person … Continue reading

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Evans VFW to raise money for cancer research

Staff Reports — Evans Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 6624 is holding their annual spaghetti dinner and auction on October 8th to raise money for cancer aid and research. The Dinner will be at the Evan’s VFW 3501 state st … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center – October

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means October 6th for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all … 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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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means October 6th for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all … Continue reading

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City proclaims Saturday to be “play day”

  by Jack Minor – The city of Evans has declared Sept. 10, the same day as EvansFest, to be a designated “play day.” In issuing the proclamation, Mayor Lyle Achziger said, “Play is a valuable part of a child’s … Continue reading

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Potatos rule in Greeley

Saturday, September 10, 2011, Greeley’s Centennial Park will be center of the potato universe. No, the President won’t actually be there in person, but he does send his best wishes to the friends of the Greeley museums, who sponsor this … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger –

Dining Around with Dennis and Donna….Sunday, September 18th from the south parking lot at 9:45 a.m.  You will be heading for Dorothy’s Catering Buffe Brunch in Loveland.   Cost $5.00 for transportation……plus your brunch, of course.   If you plan to attend … Continue reading

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Creating a close family

by Vanessa Dominguez It’s never too late to start a family tradition. Many think because their children are older, the window for traditions has closed. No need to fret, there are many fun and creative activities families can do together … Continue reading

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The problem with men

 Natural man is virtuous simply because a strict moral discipline is necessary for survival, a lesson that modern man must learn. Also, natural man is a protector. His true desires are to love and show compassion. In addition, equality is … Continue reading

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‘Nam

Take a man and put him alone, put him twelve thousand miles from home. Empty his heart of all but blood, make him live in sweat, in mud.   This is the life I have to live, and what may … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt Fun

By Vanessa Dominguez Soon there will be scampering feet of all sizes on a hunt. A hunt for Easter eggs. Easter can be as unhealthy as Halloween or worse, depending on what you fill the plastic eggs with. There are … Continue reading

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Reese school board report Feb 14 Wow !

I’m BR and the following commentary does not represent the current District 6 Board of Education….not that this sort of disclaimer has had any apparent relevance of my other recent, illuminating commentaries, but it evidently makes someone, somewhere feel better. … Continue reading

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Many children go to bed hungry due to lack of food

— by Vanessa Dominguez — – The 9th annual Stone Soup dinner to benefit Weld Food Bank will be held Saturday, April 30  6:00pm – 9:00pm at University of Northern Colorado Ballrooms 10th Avenue and 20th Street in Greeley, CO. … Continue reading

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Indoors can be just as fun as out

by Vanessa Dominguez During those cold winter days, your toddler may get the indoor blues. There are many fun things you can do to cheer him up and make it bright inside even though it’s cold outside. Now that your … Continue reading

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