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Greeley’s Homestead park to be closed for construction

GREELEY –Beginning Monday April 15th Homestead Park located on 29th Street west of 35th Avenue will be closed for construction.  The park will be receiving a new playground, outdoor classroom, shelters, and concrete walkways and landscaping.   This Quality of … Continue reading

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District 6 didn’t need tax increase for BEST grant

I initially approached the question of 3A with an open mind. But when I read the measure’s description I made up my mind real quick. The repayment cost for this is outrageous! Worse, going into debt could have easily been … Continue reading

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District received funds for asbestos abatement, has no record where funds went

by Jack Minor –   Officials with School District 6 say the district had received funds for asbestos abatement for schools such as John Evans some years ago from a lawsuit, but now there is no record of the settlement … Continue reading

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District 6 goes into campaign mode for 3A

by Jack Minor –   The Greeley/Evans District 6 Board of Education appears to be going into a full blown campaign mode in an attempt to get voters to approve a bond issue this November.   At September’s Parent Teacher … Continue reading

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State Representative Bob Gardner responds to critics

by Craig Masters On  August 9, State Senator Kevin Lundberg (R-dist 15) reported that Representative Bob Gardner, (R- dist 21) Chairman of the Legislative Health Benefit Exchange Implementation Review Committee circumvented the Committee to approve action to allow another $43 … Continue reading

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Bond issue District’s to lose, conservative leader says

by Jack Minor –   A local leader of a conservative group says while he agrees that John Evans Middle School needs to be torn down, if voters do not pass a bond issue this November school board officials will … Continue reading

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D6 board acknowledges trust issue as ballot language approved

by Jack Minor –   Acknowledging there is a trust issue with the Greeley/Evans District 6 school board and the community, the board approved the official language for a November ballot question asking voters for a bond issue that would … Continue reading

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Federal money may have bought Aurora shooter’s ammo

by Matt Lacy –   While some have blamed lax gun laws for suspect James Holmes’ massacre at an Aurora Cinemark theatre last week, it now appears federal money may have been used to purchase his ammunition.   On Monday, … Continue reading

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District, Tribune ignores common sense solutions over John Evans issue

by Brett Reese —   After reading the Greeley tribune story of July 20th about raising property taxes to tear down and rebuild John Evans Middle school, I was convinced the three lattes a year sacrifice each of us would have … Continue reading

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Food stamp users get double value at local farmers’ market

GREELEY- The Greeley Farmers’ Market at the Depot announces a new program that provides increased benefits to residents who are on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The new “SNAP it up!” program, funded by a grant through the … Continue reading

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Feds: submit school board to evaluation to get funding

by Jack Minor —   In what some have said is an attempt to assert more local control over local schools, the Obama administration has said individual school districts can now apply for Race to the Top funds if they … Continue reading

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Colo. legisature back following Hickenlooper’s order to vote on civil union bill

by Matt Lacy —   Following Obama’s defiant stance on traditional marriage, Governor Hickenlooper decided he would not take “no” for an answer and ordered the Colorado state legislature back into session instructing them to vote on a civil union … Continue reading

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Vindication: Mainstream media discovers Reese right about Broadmoor

by Jack Minor –   Former Greeley/Evans District 6 school board member Brett Reese says a recent story by a Denver television station was a perfect example of the type of fiscal mismanagement he tried to fight while serving on … Continue reading

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Dems pass illegal alien tuition bill in state Senate

by Matt Lacy – A bill that would grant illegal aliens lower tuition rates than other US citizens passed the Colorado state Senate Monday on a strict party-line vote. The bill passed 20- 14 without a single Republican voting in … Continue reading

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Dismissal of charges against Muslim assaulting atheist proves need for anti-sharia laws

Gabriel by Jack Minor — The recent decision by Pennsylvania Judge Mark Martin to throw out assault charges against a Muslim man who assaulted an atheist who insulted his faith reveals the need for anti-sharia laws, a pro-national defense activist … Continue reading

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Blame for failing schools in District 6 lies on leadership, not students

An opinion in support of students by Craig Masters After reviewing performances of the schools and the December District 6 school board meeting, I submitted an op-ed calling for the board to immediately fire Superintendent Lang and set the priority … Continue reading

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Firm awarded district contract recommending school improvements sits on board awarding funds

Wilson by Jack Minor – An employee with an architectural firm that was recently given a contract by the Greeley/Evans school board to conduct a study on school renovations also sits on the state board that will approve the grant … Continue reading

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“Gay” parade attendance mandatory for teen program at Planned Parenthood

by Jack Minor – A Planned Parenthood program in New York that employs teenagers required them to attend a homosexual pride parade as a condition of employment, causing some to question the organization’s use of taxpayer dollars. The Planned Parenthood program, … Continue reading

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Kron, Reese spar at meeting

by Jack Minor –   District 6 board member, Judy Kron, had some sharp words for Brett Reese after he asked questions regarding a $137,000 expenditure that could eventually lead to a bond issue.   At Monday’s board meeting, the … Continue reading

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Landlord asks judge for permission to evict ground zero mosque

Landing gear from a 9/11 aircraft that crashed through property at 51 Park Place   by Jack Minor – Utility provider Con Edison, has asked a New York judge to grant them permission to evict the developer of a mosque … Continue reading

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Jobs bill “repeals” 11th Amendment

  by Jack Minor – The President’s jobs bill would effectively repeal the 11th Amendment for any state that receives federal funding anytime after the bill becomes law. During the healthcare bill, Nancy Pelosi said Congress needed to pass the … Continue reading

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Government stops Obamacare waiver program that provided exemptions to unions, Pelosi’s district

by Jack Minor Last month the Government Accountability Office reported the Health and Human Services Department had granted nearly 1,400 waivers exempting organizations from Obamacare coverage requirements. The waivers were granted for mini-med plans that have annual coverage limits. Under … Continue reading

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Female SEX slaves

  By Odil Macias  – David Grant, founder of Project Rescue, an organization to help unfortunate prostitutes in India, came to speak to the Greeley community about his ministry and how locals from small communities can help these women. David … Continue reading

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New park facility opened June 4th

Staff Reports Bring your fishing pole and get in on the action as we celebrate the opening of Greeley’s newest park facility: Poudre Ponds Recreational Fishery! Poudre Ponds is located in the south east corner of the intersection of 35th … Continue reading

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DOW Seeking to Give Away Money

By Mike Bauman DOW Insider The Colorado Division of Wildlife is seeking grant applications to help distribute up to $1.5 million for three types of outdoor recreation activities in Colorado. The Division is offering matching grants for projects in the state that benefit fishing,shooting ranges or … Continue reading

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Board meeting agenda for Monday, Oct. 11

The Board of Education will meet Monday, Oct. 11, at the District 6 Administration Building, 1025 Ninth Ave. The agenda includes a public work session at 4 p.m., and a regular business meeting beginning at 7 p.m. The regular meeting … Continue reading

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Critics say adopting common standards a move toward nationalizing education

Story and Photo By Jack Minor Prior to the beginning of this school year the Colorado Department of Education passed a resolution adopting common education requirements that are more in line with the majority of other states hoping to compete … Continue reading

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Concerns raised over military votes not being counted in November

By Jack Minor While much of the media attention has been recently focused on the case involving the New Black Panthers and the Department of Justice’s handling of that case, another voting rights issue is raising concerns for this coming … Continue reading

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Repeat sex offender in Evans sentenced to 48 years to life in prison

By Jack Minor A registered sex offender in Evans convicted of sexually assaulting two children he was living with was given 48 years to life in prison Friday, July 2. Officers were dispatched to a home in Evans to investigate … Continue reading

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Hubert Stroh

Hubert Stroh of Pahrump, NV, formerly of Greeley died May 8, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.  Hubert was born May 7, 1932 to Henry and Mollie (Kobobel) Stroh in Gill, Colorado. Hubert was raised in Weld County and attended school … Continue reading

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Frontier Academy receives $92,280 grant for Green Roof

by Vanessa Dominguez for the Greeley Gazette Frontier Academy, a Greeley charter school, was recently selected from over 1,100 schools to receive  a $92,280 grant from State Farm Insurance.  The grant will be used to build a cutting edge “green … Continue reading

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