Posts Tagged ‘information’

NAACP head says IRS justified in singling out conservative groups

by Peter Grady –   While there has been bipartisan outrage and concern over revelations the IRS has been singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny, a former head  of the NAACP has praised the move saying it was perfectly legitimate to single out such groups.   “I think it’s entirely legitimate to look at the tea [...]

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Gardner to IRS: You will be held accountable

WASHINGTON D.C. – Furious over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit status, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) is demanding answers and offering to help affected groups in Colorado that were unfairly singled out.    In a letter to the IRS, Gardner demanded to know how many Colorado groups were targeted and asked for [...]

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Parents to get information on student educational options

GREELEY – Parents of children who reside in the Greeley/ Ft. Collins area will have an opportunity to hear about the multiple educational opportunities and schooling options available to their children during an expo in June.   Local radio station, Pirate Radio 104.7 is sponsoring Education Options For Children on June 15. The event, which [...]

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65th Ave road closure to begin April 8

GREELEY — In preparation for road improvements to 65th Avenue that will begin later this spring, the City of Greeley will close 65th Avenue from 29th Street to US Highway 34 from April 8th to April 14th, 2013.  This closure is necessary in order to replace a bridge structure across the irrigation canal before water [...]

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Sexuality indoctrination is headed for Colorado kindergardeners soon

by Craig Masters While the public’s eye was directed toward the debate over ‘gun control’ legislation in the Colorado senate, democrats introduced HB 13-1081 titled “Comprehensive Human Sexuality K-12 Education.” This exhaustive document is co-sponsored by Crisanta Duran (D, Dist 51) and Nancy Todd (D, Dist 28). It is officially opposed by the State Board [...]

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Evans Senior Center Feb. 20, 2012

by Betty Grauberger –   With sights set high, we are eagerly awaiting the final verdict…..as of now we believe that we will be starting up our Friday Lunch Program with Weld County Senior Nutrition beginning on Friday, March 1st…..keep tuned in and we will advise you by next week as to our progress. (and [...]

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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 take the first step to successfully quit using for good. “Through With Chew Week”, which [...]

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Do as I say and Not as I do, 7 year old Suspended for imaginary grenade

LOVELAND — A second grade student at Mary Blair Elementary here in Thompson School District, has been suspended for using his imagination and playing a game where he will “rescue the world” the with an imaginary grenade which is prohibited per their list of “absolutes.”   While the school has a zero tolerance for violations [...]

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Women won’t need to be combat fighters.

by Craig Masters The subject line of this week’s military newsletter read: “17% of Marines Would Leave Over Women in Combat.” With the approval of the transfer to China of defense critical battery technology, our defense department spent millions of dollars developing, the Obama administration has now transformed America from super-power status to subordinate-to-? status. [...]

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Judicial Watch releases its Ten Most Wanted list

by Craig Masters Judicial Watch is an independent conservative watchdog group fighting for accountability of government officials at the federal level since 1994. Judicial Watch’s mission is to fight public corruption. In 2013 that means they will be fighting radical power grabs, corruption, and above all else, the compulsive secrecy of the Obama administration. Over [...]

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Undersecretary of Defense Michael Vickers mentioned in Criminal Referral

by Craig Masters Two months before the November presidential election proved the vulnerability of electronic vote recording; the Inspector General investigating the disclosure to Obama movie-maker friends of classified details of the operation that resulted in the killing of Osama bin Laden made a major criminal referral. In that criminal referral to the Holder Department [...]

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EyeSee You and the Internet of Things: Watching You While You Shop

by John Whitehead   “I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.”—Woody Allen ~ Gifts have been bought. Presents wrapped. Now all that remains is the giving and receiving. Oh, and the tracking, of course. Little did you know that all the while you were searching out that perfect gift, [...]

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Fed Thinking Links Policy to Unemployment Rate

by Mike McCune –   Have A Happy Thanksgiving. The normal Friday Rant is replaced by this one, three days early, as we will be taking a long holiday break. See you again, Monday, Nov. 26–Mike   Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker is known for swimming upstream against most of Chairman Ben Bernanke’s wild [...]

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Obama refuses to say he ordered military support in Benghazi

by Peter Grady –   President Obama refused to answer a simple yes or no question on whether he issued an immediate order to support diplomats who made multiple requests for aid after they were attacked by terrorist elements in Libya on Sept. 11.   In his first press conference since his reelection last week, [...]

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Hillary: Can’t testify, have wine-tasting event to go to

by Matt Lacy –   As Congress attempts to discover the events in Benghazi where Americans including an ambassador were killed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be able to testify because among other things she will be attending a wine tasting event in Australia.   Administration officials, including the president himself for several [...]

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Government advice to storm victims without power: Go to Internet

by Matt Lacy –   In a move that has provided fuel for critics of government solutions to problems, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been telling storm victims of Hurricane Sandy who are without power they should go to the Internet for information.   Politico noted that FEMA has been advising people to use [...]

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Courts define what’s gone wrong in Italy

by Craig Masters The headline of the Christian Science Monitor caught my attention. “An Italian court sentenced scientists to jail time for not having a functioning crystal ball ahead of the 2009 earthquake in L’Aquila.” I thought there had to be a mistake. But when researching the background of the story, it turns out the [...]

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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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Could Obama, Iran make secret deal prior to election?

by Matt Lacy –   A source with ties with high ranking Iranian officials has reportedly warned about a potential “October Surprise” where the Iranian government agrees to temporarily halt uranium production prior to the U.S. presidential election in order to help Barack Obama.   Reza Kahlili, who served in the CIA Directorate of Operations [...]

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A Preview of the Ballot and some candidates

by Craig Masters The 2012 general election ballots will be mailed in just a few weeks. Here is a preview of some of what most Americans (and others who vote) will be seeing on those ballots. Under “Presidential Electors” the list of candidates includes 16 names from various sectors of the political spectrum. Some voters [...]

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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 of 14th Street east of 9th Avenue.   The Meeker Museum meeting will be held [...]

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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.   The book of Exodus devotes 16 chapters to the Tabernacle, a portable temple which the [...]

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Greeley peeping Tom suspect arrested

GREELEY – On September 4, 2012, Greeley Police Officers arrested Nathaniel Moguson 3 counts of Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification, a class one misdemeanor.   Mogus was arrested after being reported as a suspicious person in the area of the 1600 block of 10th Ave inGreeley, near theUniversity ofNorthern   Colorado campus.  A witness reported [...]

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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 pm at the Franklin Middle School located at 818 35th Avenue in Greeley.   The [...]

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Records show Obama administration played “fast and loose” with bin Laden access

  by Matt Lacy –       A government watchdog agency has revealed it has obtained documents regarding cooperation from the White House with a Hollywood filmmaker to help produce a film about the death of Osama bin Laden that was originally scheduled to be released in time for the November presidential election.   [...]

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Hunting for details of a campaign appearance?

by Craig Masters It is being reported that the President will make another college/high school campaign stop here in Colorado next Tuesday. According to the reports in local media, Obama will be at Colorado State August 28. I wanted to confirm location and time about this information for readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette. You [...]

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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 have no one to blame but themselves.   The District 6 board of Education will [...]

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Evans Senior Center 8/5/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Next dining around with Donn and Bev will be A SURPRISE….A MYSTERY TRIP….ALL OF $2.00 FOR TRANSPORTATION.  DATE WILL BE AUGUST [...]

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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 Wholesome Wave Foundation, will double the value of SNAP benefits redeemed at the Market for [...]

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Evans Senior Center 7/22/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   Next dining around with Donn and Bev will be to the Little Bear Inn north of Cheyenne on Wednesday, July 25th leaving Evans at 3:40 p.m.   Cost for transportation is $10.00 with dinner on your own.   You may sign up at the Rec Desk at the Evans Community [...]

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Obama bill pay scam highlights culture of dependence

by Peter Grady –   A new scam saying that president Obama will help individuals pay their utility bills indicates the extent to which people are dependent on the government for support.   While multiple scams often make their rounds in an attempt to bilk individuals of their money, a new one is making its [...]

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Government using Spanish soap opera to encourage food stamp use

by Matt Lacy –     The USDA is continuing its program of encouraging greater numbers of Americans to sign up for food stamps with a new program aimed at Spanish speaking people.   During the Republican presidential primary season, Newt Gingrich was criticized for referring to Obama as the “food stamp president.”   While [...]

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Evan Senior Center 7/8/2012

CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Since our caterer for Friday lunch will be out of town on the third Friday in July or July 20th to be exact so we will not have [...]

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University district to conduct oral history meetings

Staff Reports –   GREELEY – A series of meetings has been set to gather oral histories from long time residents of neighborhoods in the University District.  The next meeting will be in the Glenmere neighborhood.  Staff from the Historic Preservation and Neighborhood Resource office will be recording oral histories from attendees.  It will be [...]

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Area schools receive No Place for Hate program recognition

By Craig Masters Forty-five elementary, middle and high schools across Colorado have been recognized by the Anti-Defamation League for successfully completing the 2011-2012 school year program titled, “No Place for Hate.” This May marked the sixth year of the program here in Colorado and three local districts accounted for 21 of the 45 total Colorado [...]

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