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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 … Continue reading

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Could gun confiscation come to Connecticut?

By Jack Minor –   Reports that the state of Connecticut is preparing to send out letters to gun owners with unregistered firearms has caused some to speculate the state may be preparing to engage in house to house gun … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda takes Fallujah as battle for control of country continues

The city that was one of the bloodiest battles of the American war in Iraq has now fallen to our enemies as al-Qaeda has reportedly captured the city of Fallujah.   The Washington Post is reporting that an al-Qaeda affiliated … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Debt, Greed and Gun Control are dividing this house

by Craig Masters State Representative Rhonda Fields (D) was granted a lengthy guest column in the January 5, Denver Post. Her personal story not withstanding, her efforts to justify the socialists/central government position on gun control does make one valid … 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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2013 Lexus GX460 4 x 4 SUV

An elegant 2013 Lexus GX460 was dropped off at my house last week, and I quickly grabbed it for a trip to the coffee shop.  Lexus is the luxury division of Toyota, and has been producing the GX series of … 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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Greeley Building Code Open House This Thursday

GREELEY – The Greeley Building Inspections Division is holding an open house meeting on Thursday, August 30th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. at the City Hall Annex Building, 1100 10th Street, in the 4th Floor Conference Room concerning proposed … Continue reading

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Greeley to hold 10th Street enhancements open house

GREELEY- All stakeholders interested in the 10th Street Enhancements are invited to attend a public open house to discuss the concept and share their ideas. The open house will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 … Continue reading

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Greeley PD, BATFE sued for raid at wrong address

by Matt Lacy —     A Greeley woman whose son still suffers nightmares and flashbacks after law-enforcement officials burst into their home without a warrant and pointed multiple weapons on him has filed a lawsuit against the police department … Continue reading

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Pallet fire causes spectacular light show for Greeley residents

by Jack Minor —   In what was described as “a giant bonfire,” flames and smoke were seen over east Greeley as  city firefighters fought and successfully contained a wooden pallet fire Wednesday afternoon.   The fire was located at Et&t … Continue reading

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“Microburst” tears roof off of house

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Just before 2:00 pm today (05/01/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2405 49th Av Ct in Greeley on a report of on a possible explosion. Upon arrival they found a … Continue reading

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Renter’s threats result in restraining order

by Jack Minor – A restraining order has been filed against a tenant of Brett Reese after he allegedly threatened physical violence against him for attempting to collect on a late rent payment. The restraining order was issued by Judge … Continue reading

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Aging electrical system cause of fire, damages Greeley home

Staff Reports — At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Av in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … Continue reading

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Obama wants another $1.2 trillion

by Peter Grady – Just months after Congress and the President went through a difficult fight over raising the debt limit, Obama is  asking to raise the limit by another $1.2 trillion. Last summer, Republican members of the house who … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court rejects redistricting proposal

by Jack Minor – The Colorado Supreme Court stated the proposed redistricting plan did not pass Constitutional muster. The decision stated the redistricting plan was not sufficiently attentive to county boundaries to meet the constitutional requirements and the commission did … Continue reading

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Multiple officers involved in teen domestic violence call

  by Jack Minor — A September 22 domestic violence call involving teenagers ended up involving multiple police officers and a postal carrier. Two 17-year olds were taken into custody at 3116 13th St. after both  individuals assaulted a police officer … Continue reading

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Obama chastises tea party members for holding firm on no new taxes

      by Jack Minor   The president chastised tea party members for not wanting to raise taxes or raise the debt limit saying candidates were “rewarded for saying irresponsible things.”   This morning, the president held a press … Continue reading

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Pastor Justin Davenport

In the past few months, I have been talking about following Jesus. Starting with “Are you a fan or a fol-lower?”, then “Follow me”, and last month was “What must I do?”. So, now what? Now comes the part that … Continue reading

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Tea Party issues ultimatum to Congress: No to debt limit increase, or else

by Jack Minor  With rising gas prices taking more money out of the family budget, many economists are saying the problem is the devaluing of the dollar caused by excessive government debt.  Currently the federal debt limit is $14 trillion … Continue reading

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Local law enforcement “outraged” over white house invitation to rapper glorifying cop-killers

  by Jack Minor   Local law enforcement have expressed displeasure with the President’s invitation of a rap star who wrote a poem extolling the virtues of a cop-killer.   Next week is National Police Week, intended to honor law … Continue reading

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Gardner opposed to government taking on more debt

by Jack Minor     Cory Gardner is among a growing list of Republicans in the house who oppose the federal government’s adding debt until its financial affairs are in order. Government waste and spending was one of the key reasons … Continue reading

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President Obama, here’s how to fix the economy!!

Dear Mr. President,     Please find below my suggestion for fixing America ‘s economy.   Instead of giving billions of dollars to companies that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan.  You can call … Continue reading

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UNC already voted free tuition to illegals

I have finally had enough. I just can’t stand it anymore. In December of 2008, the first governing board of a college in Colorado voted to give away in-state tuition to illegal immigrants…right here at UNC !!! Of course they’re … Continue reading

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Dogmatism, not intelligence abound when it comes to King

-Ron Smith is retired and is currently a leader at Highland Hills Freewill Baptist Church- Good News; Bad News : There is no Good News, Yet The bad news is, some people still don’t get it. More bad news: they … Continue reading

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Rep. Cory Gardner describes excitement, challenges of first day on the job

By Jack Minor Newly elected Representative Cory Gardner acknowledged skepticism by some conservatives regarding spending cuts, however he is optimistic about the upcoming session. Gardner told the Gazette that they have already showed an attempt to tackle the spending issue. … 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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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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Woman suffers from serious injuries in house fire

At 7:45 AM 12/23/2010, fire crews from the Greeley Fire Department, (formerly Union Colony Fire Rescue), were called to a fire at 2280 1st AV (Woodlands East Mobile Home Park)  in Greeley.  Upon arriving at the scene, fire crews found a single-family home on fire. Firefighting … Continue reading

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Open enrollment process changes to allow students to stay at current schools without re-applying

Open enrollment for new school requests will be Jan. 3—Feb. 11 Students who are currently attending a District 6 school outside their neighborhood attendance area on an open enrollment or transfer status will no longer have to reapply each year … Continue reading

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Tea party proves force to be reckoned with

Story and photo By Jack Minor While the elections around the country were not a shutout for the Republican Party one thing is certain, the tea party movement has proven it is a force to be reckoned with. During the … Continue reading

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Centennial Village hosts Trick or Treat Nights

Subject: TRICK OR TREAT NIGHTS OCT. 29 & 30 AT CENTENNIAL VILLAGE MUSEUM Centennial Village Museum is gearing up for the annual trick or treat nights on Oct. 29 and 30. From 5-7pm each evening, young children with their parents … Continue reading

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Scott principal pulls out all the stops for counting day

Olivia Zadkovic and Alea Shaeffer from Meeker Elementary cut the ribbon for the new playground at Scott Elementary. The two girls started a lemonade stand to help raise funds for a new playground over the summer Story and photo By … Continue reading

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