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The real story of the home made clock

I bought my first computer from Radio Shack in the 1970’s. In those early years if we wanted answers from our computers we first had to teach them to accept our input of data, teach them what to do with … Continue reading

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Obama ridicules Christians for High Horse Attitude

Barack Obama’s education in Muslim schools seems to have been as distorted in favor of Islam as it was against Christianity. When he decided to tell Christian Americans to get off their “high horse” and understand that what the ISIS … Continue reading

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High court rules in favor of religious freedom

In a 5 to 4 decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that closely held corporations, in this case Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, are excluded from Obamacare’s mandate that employers must provide birth control for their employees. Justice Samuel … Continue reading

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Buck plays Santa for Migrant children

The Migrant Christmas Fiesta, now in its 16th year, was held at Northridge High School on Sunday, November 15. At the event, hundreds of migrant children received gifts from Santa, one of whom was played by Weld County District Attorney … Continue reading

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Shooter at Arapahoe High School dead on scene

Police have reportedly responded to an “active shooter situation” at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado that has left two injured and one dead.   Colorado’s 9 News is reporting that one of the victims is a 15 or 16 … Continue reading

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Rodarte Commmunity Center partners with Colorado Rapids, Noble Energy

The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department, is partnering with Noble Energy and the Colorado Rapids to provide some community outreach events. Players will be hosting a clinic for the Rodarte Community … Continue reading

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UPDATE Greeley – High Water Updates 1:00 PM

New Information:   River Levels Overnight and into this morning river levels have dropped significantly.  Anticipate fluctuations throughout the day as a result of Sunday rain along the north Front Range now reaching Greeley.   Roads Reopened this morning 5th … Continue reading

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High Park fire still costing taxpayers millions of dollars

Coloradoan — The High Park Fire went out more than a year ago, but millions of taxpayer dollars still are being used to deal with its aftermath.   The cost of addressing the widespread damage done to the foothills and … Continue reading

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High Park Fire mitigation work to begin August 18

GREELEY –On August 18, trucks will once again begin hauling tons of wood mulch to staging sites in Poudre and Rist Canyons, where helicopters will drop the material on non-federally-owned hillsides that were badly burned during last year’s High Park … Continue reading

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District 6 students to get new principals

Four schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will have new leaders for the 2013-14 school year.   Insoon Olson will take the reins of Northridge High School. Olson comes to District 6 from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where … Continue reading

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February is American Heart Month

GREELEY — The numbers are telling: every minute someone dies from coronary heart disease making heart disease the leading cause of death in the United States. More than 630,000 people die from heart disease each year – representing more than … Continue reading

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High School students reveal wonders of Jewish Tabernacle

by Jack Minor –   Students of biblical history have a unique opportunity this week where they can see and learn from a group of high school students about one of the most important items in the Old Testament.   … Continue reading

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“Rocky Mountain Driving Experience” – 2012

Author at High Plains Raceway     This last week I had the pleasure of participating in the 2012 Rocky Mountain Driving Experience, which kicked off in Denver, near DIA.  It was the third annual edition of the affair, but my first.  … Continue reading

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Greeley to hold meeting discussing High Park fire effect on water supply

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council will hear a report at 5 p.m. today, June 12 regarding the current and possible impacts of the High Park Fire on Greeley’s water supply.  The presentation will cover the challenges to Greeley’s water … Continue reading

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Colorado delegation calls for additional assistance to fight fire

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – As the High Park Fire continues to spread through Larimer County, Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) and the entire Colorado delegation is asking the United States Forest Service (USFS) for additional resources and assistance.   “We cannot … Continue reading

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D6 students have chance to “jump ahead” during summer classes

by Jack Minor — Students in Greeley/Evans schools will have an opportunity to advance one full year in a subject area this summer as part of a new program provided by the district this year. The program offers opportunities for … Continue reading

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Colorado High Court issues victory for gun owners over CU ban

by Jack Minor — In a victory for Second Amendment advocates, the Colorado Supreme Court today struck down a gun ban by the University of Colorado’s Board of Regents. In 2003 the state legislature passed the Concealed Carry Act, which … Continue reading

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Obama statement on compulsory attendance raise red flag among homeschoolers

by Matt Lacy – President Obama’s call to states to curb dropout rates by forcing students to remain in high school until they graduate has raised concerns among homeschoolers. In the President’s State of the Union message Tuesday evening, Obama … Continue reading

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Greeley West High School presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Staff Reports —   Greeley West High School Theatre presents the classic play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19.   This powerful drama, based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, still prods our national moral conscience … Continue reading

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Greeley Central High School presents “The Miracle Worker”

Staff Reports — Thespian Troupe 657 and the Arts Magnet Program at Greeley Central High School present “The Miracle Worker” Nov. 10—12 at 7:30 p.m.   The play tells the incredible story of Annie Sullivan and her efforts to teach … Continue reading

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Greeley Central HS hosts Andy Meyers CC Invitational

Monfort Park and Greeley Central HS played host to the Andy Meyers Invitational cross country meet Friday afternoon. The weather was ideal as 8 high schools and 10 middle schools from northern Colorado competed their boy’s and girl’s thinclads in … Continue reading

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Roggy preparing Spartans for opener at Montbello

Story and Photos By Jim Merriott “We have just a little over 100 boys out for the football team this year,” said Greeley West High head football coach Mark Roggy. “I guess around 30-35 players at this point will see … Continue reading

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Francis O. “Fran” Towns

  May 12, 1935 – April 17, 2011   Francis O. “Fran” Towns, 75, of Greeley, died April 17, 2011 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.   He was born May 12, 1935 in Palco, Kansas to Clarence Almer and … Continue reading

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High court decision could help Douglas county voucher proposal

by Jack Minor  A recent Supreme court decision that critics say will embolden supporters of school vouchers could help the Douglas County school board’s plan to help pay tuition for students who choose to attend private schools.  On April 4, the … Continue reading

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Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke

Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke, 21 of LaSalle, Colorado went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 5, 2011.   She was born on November 13, 1989 in Greeley, Colorado, and delighted her parents William Harry and Jeannie Maurine … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Deputy’s Death

By Mike Bauman The tragic death of Weld County Sheriff Deputy, Sam Brownlee, provides a number of possible lessons for local law enforcement. Here are three. 1)  The importance of proper high-risk traffic stop techniques cannot be understated.  These techniques … Continue reading

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High School students get real life experiences building houses

Story and photo By Jack Minor and Brett Reese Students of Great Falls and Charles M Russell High Schools in Montana are able to participate in a unique program that provides them with real life experience as they learn to build houses from … Continue reading

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Board meeting agenda for Monday, Jan. 10

The Board of Education will meet Monday, Jan. 10, 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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Cecil J. Howard

Cecil J. Howard went to be with his Savior on Monday afternoon, December 20th 2010, in the pulmonary unit at North Colorado Medical Center. Cecil passed away with his wife, children, and close friends from the Mary Vialpando family at … Continue reading

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Four high school students injured in crash

Four students from Northridge High School were in an accident Thursday morning. One is currently in intensive care in Denver, the other three remain at NCMC. The students are: Lucero Solis (driver) Gustavo Martinez Celinna Hernandez George Velazquez Share on … Continue reading

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Phyllis A. Benson

Phyllis A. Benson, 88 of Eaton, died on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at the Life Care Center in Greeley. She was born on September 24, 1922 in Ault, Colorado to Braudus O & Moneta V. (Blake) Tormey. Phyllis graduated from … Continue reading

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Greeley-Evans | Weld County School District 6 November 8, 2010

Board meeting agenda for Monday, Nov. 8 The Board of Education will meet Monday, Nov. 8, at the District 6 Administration Building, 1025 Ninth Ave. The agenda includes a public work session at 3:30 p.m., a public comment period regarding … Continue reading

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Registered Sex Offenders in Evans with Photos and Addresses

By Mike Bauman The following is a list of registered sex offenders who reside in Evans.  (Source:  www.cityofevans.org) Eric Breuer 3914 Goldrush Ct Sexual Assault on a Child Peter Dinkel 3801 Boulder St Sexual Assault on a Child in a … 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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Kristine Michelle Boos (Carpenter)

Kristine Michelle Boos (Carpenter) 36, of Ault passed away Saturday, October 2, 2010 at her home.  She was born October 11, 1973 in Brighton, to Sandra Kay and Robert Leroy Carpenter. Kris graduated from Valley High School in Gilcrest in … Continue reading

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