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Cooke backs Maketa over emails pressuring sheriffs to change stance on gun bills

GREELEY — Weld County Sheriff John Cooke has confirmed claims by the El Paso County sheriff that emails were sent strongly suggesting that a pay raise bill was tied to them dropping their support of the Second Amendment and stop … Continue reading

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its … 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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“Through with chew” week encourages tobacco users to quit

GREELEY – Weld County residents who use smokeless tobacco products and have tried to quit know that quitting tobacco can be very difficult.  There are a couple of events going on to help those who use smokeless tobacco products to … Continue reading

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Sandi Patty to share life through music in Greeley

  by Jack Minor –       Multi-platinum contemporary Christian artist Sandi Patty says she is looking forward to coming to Greeley this Friday where she plans to offer a message of hope as she brings a story through … Continue reading

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Tribune takes Greeley voters to the woodshed over District 6 scores

by Peter Grady –   The head of a local political organization has taken issue with a recent editorial by the Greeley Tribune placing the blame for low test scores on voters.   In a recent editorial, District 6 needs … Continue reading

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Who will speak for Greeley’s children?

by Craig Masters Mired in the muck at the bottom of the learning well, Greeley students continue to suffer while a truly inept superintendent fiddles on her golden fiddle. Why do the parents of district 6 students continue to accept … Continue reading

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District 6 plunges to “priority improvement” status under Lang’s leadership

by Peter Grady –   District 6 announced a shocking bit of news Monday evening when it was revealed that the educational program under Superintendent Ranelle Lang has resulted in the Greeley-Evans school district being dropped to one step from … Continue reading

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Greeley man gets 16 years for sexual assault on a child

GREELEY – Today in Weld County District Court, Samuel Sanchez-Brito ) was sentenced to 16 years to life in the Department of Corrections for the repeated sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.   On Sept. 6, Sanchez-Brito was convicted by … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Dept. to offer CPR classes in January

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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Greeley FD fights scrap metal fire

GREELEY — At 10:23pm, last night (12/12/2012) the Greeley Fire Department was called to 1490 East 8th St (Anderson Sales and Salvage), Greeley, on the report of a fire. While responding, fire crews could see large flames from approximately 1 … Continue reading

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Greeley Firefighters rescue adult in house fire

GREELEY — At 10:27 am today (11/30/2012) the Greeley Fire Department was called to 1405 23rd Ave Ct in Greeley on a possible structure fire. First arriving units reported a single family home with smoke showing and initiated an aggressive … Continue reading

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Greeley Police Investigate and Locate Four Missing Girls

GREELEY — The Greeley Police Department has been investigating the disappearance of four girls reported missing at approximately 6:30 p.m. yesterday evening.  All four girls were located together and have been reunited with family members.   The four girls, ages … Continue reading

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Old-time circuit riders come to Greeley with 21st century ministry

by Jack Minor—     In what appeared a throwback to another age, Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley hosted an unusual conference, men and their families who are engaged in a ministry going back to frontier days, the circuit … Continue reading

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Lang defends administrator salary, says they work more than teachers

by Jack Minor –   District 6 Superintendent Ranelle Lang has responded to criticism that a teacher who has been teaching in district classrooms for over 25 years is making less than the new communications director by saying the amount … Continue reading

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Historic district to celebrate 10 year anniversary

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invite all Greeley residents to an event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the designation of the Downtown Greeley Historic District on the Greeley Historic Register (GHR) … Continue reading

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Salvation Army seeks 300 volunteers to ring in Holidays at red kettles

Greeley, CO  – Bells at The Salvation Army’s red kettles are set to begin ringing Thursday, November 15, signaling the official start to the holiday fundraising season for the organization.  Local Army officials are appealing to Greeley residents to give … Continue reading

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Numbers for 3A don’t quite add up

by Jack Minor –   While voters are being asked to approve a tax increase to build a replacement school for John Evans, a closer look at the numbers being given to voters for the cost of the project apparently … 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 has history of not being wise stewards of their finances

by Brett Reese —     I asked the editor of the Northern Colorado Gazette to reprint my letter of Feb 2011 to help us all decide whether or not to trust this administration…   As easy and fun as … 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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“Skip” Carlson best qualified for House race

I have real concerns for our country, state, and the politics that affect us all. Loyalty to political parties trumps the message of the candidate and what they stand for in this day and age of media sound bites. I … Continue reading

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House 50 candidates show different views on regulations, Constitution

by Jack Minor –   During last week’s debates the two candidates for House District 50 revealed a stark contrast on the Constitution and helping small businesses with excessive regulation.   “Skip” Carlson, a small business owner, said the hindrance … Continue reading

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Young campaign accused of excluding clergy from debates

by Jack Minor –   The House District 50 race took an interesting turn last week when claims surfaced that Democratic Dave Young’s campaign has taken a position that members of the clergy should not be allowed to moderate political … Continue reading

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Greeley “brown bag” session to be held

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month that began in February and continues through October.  The eighth Brown Bag session will be on Thursday, September … Continue reading

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Greeley to hold Meeker musuem improvement meeting

GREELEY — The public is invited to review a set of concept drawings that take a fresh look at the grounds around the historic Meeker Museum and ways that site might be enhanced and used.  The museum is located north … Continue reading

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Construction beginning on storm drain and inlets

GREELEY — The City of Greeley is improving its storm drainage system with a new construction project.  A new storm water collection system will be constructed on 4th Street and drain this storm water into the new detention pond that … Continue reading

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Dearfield Day to be held Sept. 22

DEARFIELD — The 5th annual Dearfield Day celebration and a 5K run will be held at the historic Dearfield townsite on Saturday, September 22, 2012.  The 2012 celebration includes a 5K “Ghost Town Run” coordinated by Colorado State University students.  … Continue reading

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Obama speaks out against film showing at Carmike

by Peter Grady –   The Obama campaign has spoken out against a film currently being shown in Greeley, saying  it distorts the president’s  record and world view.   The film “2016: Obama’s America,” which is currently showing at the … Continue reading

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Greeley FD honors 9/11 fallen firefighters with “memorial stairclimb”

A team of 13 Greeley firefighters honored the 343 firefighter who gave their lives on 9/11 by participating in the Denver 9/11 Memorial Stairclimb.   The annual stairclimb consists of firefighters climbing 110 stories, which was the height of the … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Department to offer free CPR classes

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The … Continue reading

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Greeley historic society to hold 10th street walking tour

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour of the 10th Street Corridor on Monday, September 17, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.  Participants will visit some of the properties reflecting the post-World War II development … Continue reading

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Weld Food Bank celebrates 30 year anniversary

GREELEY, September 7, 2012 —  This year marks the 30th year Weld Food Bank has been working to alleviate hunger in Weld County.  In that time, Weld Food Bank has distributed 88 million pounds of food to hungry residents of … Continue reading

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Greeley to get Verizon 4G service soon

by Jack Minor –   Verizon Wireless customers now have a bit of good news with the announcement that Greeley will have the new 4G LTE service in the coming weeks.   Erica O’Connor, a spokesperson for Verizon Wireless said … Continue reading

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