Posts Tagged ‘hearing’

TSD Teachers’ behavior criticized by State Senator

by Craig Masters At the March 19, meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education a notable observer, State Senator Kevin Lundberg, was in the audience. After witnessing first hand the disgraceful behavior of too many district teachers, Senator Lundberg was moved to post his comments online and send them out in emails. Below […]

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Could Concord Patriots slow today’s corruption blitz?

by Craig Masters With just a little over 2 years left in his terms it appears the speed of corruption and degrees of arrogance of the Obama administration are breaking all the barriers. Americans were told the government needed to take drastic and immediate action to reform Wall Street and protect the savings of American […]

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Fireworks in Congress following Lerner’s invoking the Fifth

By Jack Minor –   Any hope of getting answers from the woman at the height of the IRS scandal regarding the targeting of conservative groups were not only dashed, but the hearing was highly contentious after Democrat Elijah Cummings railed at Republican attempts to find answers.   Last year former IRS official Lois Lerner […]

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Loveland fracking petition heading to court

Reporter Herald — Now facing a lawsuit, Loveland city councilors on Tuesday hotly debated their options for a citizen-initiated ordinance that seeks a moratorium on fracking within the city.   The discussion, which continued past deadline late Tuesday night, came after public hearing where nearly 30 residents stated their preference for the council’s action. The […]

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Officials urge Congress to take action on Colorado River

(Brush News-Tribune) — Government officials are urging Congress to consider solutions to deal with possible water shortages in the Colorado River basin that could include finding ways to reduce demand, conservation and better management of water supplies. Other solutions being considered include reuse of water and augmentation from other water sources. At a congressional hearing […]

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Don’t plead the 5th. Just tell the “Least Truth”

by Craig Masters General James Clapper appeared before a congressional hearing and swore an oath to tell the truth. He later admitted that, because he had previously taken another oath of secrecy, he “could not” tell the truth under oath at a public congressional hearing. But he says he tried to tell the “least truthful” […]

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Citizens could vote on Weld secession movement in Nov.

GREELEY, Colo. – A county in Colorado that was immortalized in the novel and  1978 miniseries “Centennial” once again could achieve fame as it finds itself in  a unique position among America’s counties – considering a bid to become the  51st state.   Weld County is one of the nation’s largest counties, and at nearly […]

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Man convicted of felony for punching city bus driver

GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, a jury convicted Rojorio Roy Naranjo of endangering public transportation, a Class 3 felony, and harassment, a Class 3 misdemeanor, for punching a city bus driver. According to police and court records, the Greeley man punched a driver on a Greeley-Evans Transportation District bus after the […]

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Senator Lundberg invites the public to gun control hearings

by Craig Masters In his review of events in the Colorado legislature this week, Senator Kevin Lundberg (R) writes, “It is strong language to say public safety and personal freedoms are under siege, but those are the consequences I see from the array of bills scheduled to be heard in two senate committees on Monday […]

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Call to Arms – literally and figuratively

by Craig Masters Friday, February 15, the Colorado House will be hearing the second reading of four anti-gun ownership bills. The democrats in the house are anxious to rush these bills through before the public can be informed. Much like the mind-numbing pace of other pro-democrat special interests group bills passing through democrat dominated committees […]

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Benghazi becoming rerun of “Fast and Furious”

by Peter Grady –   Congressman Darrell Issa’s investigation of the events surrounding the Benghazi attack which killed a U.S. Ambassador and three other Americans appears to be playing out like a rerun of the Fast and Furious investigation.   Issa, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, has been conducting a series of events into […]

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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 his beard during his court martial.   In 2009, Hasan allegedly opened fire on his […]

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Greeley offers water presentation

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council is looking for groups, organizations, service clubs, boards and/or commissions interested in hearing a presentation on securing water resources for the community. The presentation covers the local challenges to Greeley’s water supply and the action that the City is taking to ensure this resource for our current population, our children […]

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House Committee set to investigate misinformation released by EPA

by Craig Masters A media release by the energy industry association, Western Energy Alliance, includes information about testimony to be given today before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Energy & Environment. According to the hearing schedule, on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and […]

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Georgia judge rules Obama must be eligible to appear on ballot

by Jack Minor – While multiple court cases over Obama’s eligibility to be President have been dismissed without ever hearing the merits of the case, a judge in Georgia has said the President must meet the constitutional demands of the office in order to appear on the ballot. The ruling came from Deputy Chief Judge, […]

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Kagan to recuse herself: from Arizona case, not Obamacare

by Peter Grady– This election season will face two contentious issues before the Supreme Court, Obamacare, and now, Arizona’s immigration law. Last year Arizona passed SB 1070, a bill that simply mirrored federal law in regards to enforcing existing federal immigration laws already on the books. The state passed the bill after being frustrated over […]

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City seeking volunteers for code enforcement study committee

Staff Reports — The Greeley City Council is currently soliciting applications from community residents who are interested in serving on an ad hoc committee to help review the City’s Code Enforcement program and services that relate to nuisance and zoning violations on properties, such as weeds, trash, parking, landscaping and so forth.    The work […]

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Board member tells school: Tell your parents at-risk children come before theirs

  By Jack Minor Following last year’s rejection of an application for an elementary school, Union Colony Preparatory School returned and faced harsh questions from the District 6 school board at this week’s public hearing. “We want an elementary school,” Union Colony Director Pat Gilliam said multiple times during a public hearing on the charter […]

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Evans Council expresses concerns with Cave Creek

story and photo by Jack Minor   The Evans City Council expressed deep reservations about the Cave Creek mobile home park’s current compliance of existing regulations as they held a public hearing that would allow more homes into the area.  Under current requirements, new residents must have a home that is no more than four […]

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House Bill 1082 will cost Weld and Larimer families

If your car was in good working order, would it make sense to have it fixed anyway? The government is trying to fix something that isn’t broken by forcing costly and time-consuming vehicle emission tests on residents of Weld and Larimer county. The program is taking money from Larimer and Weld county families to fund […]

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Witnesses admit Lakin was never ordered to get on airplane to deploy

By Jack Minor Several witnesses in the court-martial of former Greeley resident Lt.Col. Lakin, admitted he was never ordered to board a US Airways flight as alleged in the charges against him. After more than a year of attempting to resolve questions he had over President Obama’s eligibility to be president, Lakin felt he had […]

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Council Invites Public Comment on Proposed Budget

The Greeley City Council continues its efforts to engage residents regarding various issues and challenges facing the community and city government. The next challenge is preparing a balanced City of Greeley budget for 2011 based on anticipated revenue. To gather public input on this proposed budget, a meeting and public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, […]

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VFW members irate over PAC endorsements

By Jack Minor Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars are upset that the Political Action Committee formed to represent them has refused to endorse candidates more closely aligned with their interests and instead is choosing to endorse incumbents. The VFW-PAC was created as a standing committee in 1979 by a vote of individual members. […]

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Mommy’s Corner

By Vanessa Dominguez There is nothing more priceless than looking into your toddler’s eyes and hearing her sweetly say, “Mama” or “Dada,” or experience those sweet hugs she has started to give. They give you that feeling that her life is a blessing and you think to yourself how worth it everything is now that […]

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JAG Captain: Lakin’s CO needs to investigate prosecutorial misconduct

By Jack Minor A former Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s office sent a letter to Lt. Col. Lakin’s Commanding Officer calling for an investigation after the Army threatened to taser him once the hearing was over. According to the American Patriot Foundation, LTC Steven Brodsky, a judge advocate, told LTC Lakin’s counsel that Lakin […]

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Second General backs Lakin, says President should produce birth certificate

By Jack Minor MGen Jerry Curry who has recently come out in support of Lt. Col. Lakin saying the President needs to show proof of his eligibility to the American people A second General has come out in support of former Greeley resident Lieutenant Colonel Terry Lakin, who is challenging in court President Obama’s eligibility […]

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Lakin representative blasts Tribune for “reckless” editorial

By Jack Minor A spokeswoman for Lt. Col. Terry Lakin, a highly decorated veteran of multiple campaigns including Bosnia and Afghanistan accused the Greeley Tribune of violating journalistic ethics standards for a recent editorial comparing him to “balloon boy” and a transgender murderer. The opinion piece titled “Off-beat behavior becoming the norm” mentioned several incidents […]

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Overturf

Soros smiles knowingly when conservatives gasp.  Getting tired of hearing dopey flabbergasted Republicans ‘stunned!’ at how far the Democrats elected by the far Left are willing to go with their radical, corrupt ‘unprecedented’ unconstitutional tactics?  Me too.  None of it is unprecedented.  You teach people how to treat you, and shell-shocked Republicans are headed to […]

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Full house at public hearing, discussing reduction of transit services

By Jack Minor More than 100 people attended the public hearing to discuss the future of the Greeley-Evans Transit Services. Many in attendance , voiced concerns about possible changes to the current system. The city faces an $80,000 shortfall in its transportation budget and must find ways to close the gap on that shortfall. Greeley […]

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Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Reduction of Greeley-Evans Transit Services

The City of Greeley Citizen Transportation Advisory Board and Transit Services Division is hosting a Public Hearing on June 7, 2010: 4:00 – 5:30 PM at the Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Avenue, Room 101B. The public hearing process will take public comment on proposed reductions in Fixed Route Bus, Paratransit and Demand-Response Van Transit […]

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DNC Omitted Statement of Obama’s Eligibility during convention

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette It appears the Democratic National Committee did not certify Barrack Obama as eligible to serve as U.S. President in 49 out of 50 states. However, the U.S. Army has officially scheduled a formal hearing in the court-martial case against Lt. Col. Terrence Akin who refused to follow deployment […]

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