Tag Archives: January

Fourth Amendment loss crumples the Constitution

When Islamic soldiers attacked the United States in New York on 9/11/2001 they successfully collapsed the world trade centers by weakening their support framing. But in this single attack, these soldiers of Islam also weakened the framework of the Constitution … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Terrorist trial in Denver

by Craig Masters Jamshid Muhtorov is charged in Denver Federal Court as a terrorist. But, as recent as 2007, the UN supported Muhtorov’s status as a political refugee from the oppressive Uzbekistan government and the U.S., under the Bush administration, granted … Continue reading

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December Economic Numbers Go From Upbeat to Ugly Down Very Quickly

By Mike McCune —   Whoever is eyeballing the economy better get rid of the old standby baloney from college testbooks. Something is rotting but the economists can’t find it.   However, one thing is conclusive: the economic numbers for … Continue reading

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IRS backs down from invasive requirements on Veterans groups

Once again America’s veterans have showed the rest of the public that standing up can make a difference, this time against one of the most feared agencies in the country, the Internal Revenue Service.   In August the IRS had … Continue reading

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Aurora VA hospital builder claims cost overrun of $1 billion

(Ft. Morgan Times) — The builder of Colorado’s troubled Veterans Affairs hospital says overruns bring the cost above $1 billion, far higher than the red ink already acknowledged, and has asked for the right to quit the project.   The … Continue reading

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Larimer Humane Society turns in signatures for tax increase issue

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan) — Larimer Humane Society is one step closer to a new shelter. The local animal welfare organization submitted 18,000 signatures on a petition asking voters for a sales tax increase on the November ballot. If at least … 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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Kirkmeyer invited to join child welfare council

WELD COUNTY, CO – On July 11, 2012, the Colorado Department of Human Services extended to Weld County Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer an invitation to join the newly created Child Welfare Executive Leadership Council. According to the invitation, “The Council will … Continue reading

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Rabies infected animals highlight need to keep pets shots up to date

by Sarah Evans –   Animals are an important part of our lives. Pet animals, such as dogs and cats provide companionship, comfort, and can help us lead healthier lives. They are cherished members of the family and are often … Continue reading

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LGBT groups praise Denver Sheriff’s policy for inmates

by Matt Lacy –   LGBT groups are praising a policy that will provide special housing for individuals who claim they are transgendered, making it the most progressive policy of its kind in the nation.   Among the policy changes … Continue reading

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America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization … Continue reading

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Chappelow presents Pirates of Penzance

Staff Reports — Students and staff at Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School proudly present The Pirates of Penzance, playing this Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m.   Tickets are $2, and are available at the door.   About 50 middle … Continue reading

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Colorado Online Education Leaders Chart Way Forward

Staff Reports — DENVER—Colorado online education leaders have charted a way forward to pursue policies that expand students’ digital learning opportunities. The new Independence Institute publication, “The Future of Colorado Digital Learning: Crafting a Policy Roadmap for Reform,” highlights recommended … Continue reading

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Custodians earn trust in schools

By Craig Masters An open letter To all Thompson School District custodial staff, families and friends: In response to dozens of requests since January, two articles have been published to bring attention to the failures of school districts across the … Continue reading

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Military ban on homosexuals could return, in Oklahoma

by Jack Minor – Following the Obama administration’s ramrodding through a repeal of the Revolutionary War ban on homosexuals serving in the military during a lame duck session of Congress, an Oklahoma lawmaker believes he has a way to partially … Continue reading

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Compromise by the GOP is always good – right?

by Craig Masters The web site of the Larimer County GOP has a tab for “News and Events” where readers can find under the entry “Latest News and Events” the announcement that reads: “New Board Members Congratulations to the newly … Continue reading

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Blues Brothers coming to town

Staff Reports — January 19, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) It’s been almost thirty years since brothers, Jake and Elwood Blues, played by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, invited the world to join them on a ‘mission from God’ in The Blues … Continue reading

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Internationally renowned modern dance company coming to Greeley

Staff Reports — January 19, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) The Union Colony Civic Center inGreeley presents world renown dance company Pilobolus on Friday, January 27 at 7:30 pm.   Pilobolus began in 1971 as an outsider dance company and quickly became … Continue reading

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CarHop opens 4th Colorado store in Greeley

Staff Reports — (Greeley, CO – January 18, 2012) – CarHop, one of the nation’s largest sales and finance dealers, celebrates the opening of its fourth Colorado-based store, located in Greeley.   CarHop focuses on helping car buyers with poor … Continue reading

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Public input sought for access control plan along US 34 business route

Staff Reports– Fort Collins, Colorado—The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) is pleased to announce the second open house to discuss preliminary design concepts for the 34 Business RouteAccess Control Plan (ACP). The plan will cover the stretch of … Continue reading

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County has free Radon kits during January for Radon action month

Staff Reports —   When we hear the term environmental pollutant, several images may come to mind. An image of your home is probably not one of them. Your home, however, can be a source of a very harmful environmental … 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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Obama, Senate Dems reject 1 year payroll tax cut

by Jack Minor — The Obama administration is standing firm on its rejection of a 1 year extension of the payroll tax cut, insisting instead that Republicans adopt a mere two month extension of the tax. The payroll tax cut … Continue reading

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Greeley Recreation Center kicks off holiday specials

Staff Reports — Are you looking for a unique holiday gift this year? Why not give the gift of health and family fun! December 15-January 31 you can get 10% off an annual membership at the Family FunPlex or the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Police Officers Killed: 2011 vs 2010

By Mike Bauman  As of April 1, 2011, there had been 52 police officers killed in the line of duty in the United States this year.  Compare that to 48 by this time last year.  The Greeley Gazette salutes the … Continue reading

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Walter P. Schooler

January 9, 1929 ~ April 5, 2011 LaSalle, Colorado Walter Schooler went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a year-long battle with health issues. He was born on January 9, 1929, to Paul and … Continue reading

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Antero G. Alaniz, Sr.

  January 1, 1929 ~ April 22, 2011   Antero G. Alaniz, Sr. of Greeley died Friday, April 22, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado inpatient unit.  He was born January 1, 1929 in Cameron, Texas to Lucas and Juana … Continue reading

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Reese not only board member with attendance issues

by Jack Minor   Recent local “news” has focused on the attendance of Brett Reese at school board meetings, however, one other board member has the same number of absences since the end of the 2009-2010 school year.  Since the … Continue reading

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Richard “Dick” Rolfness

  January 3, 1933 ~ March 12, 2011 Residence: Greeley, Colorado   Richard “Dick” Rolfness of Greeley died Saturday, March 12, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit.  He was born January 3, 1933 to Samuel and Eleanor (Manning) … Continue reading

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Claudia Mae Elliott

  January 6, 1939 ~ March 29, 2011   Claudia Mae Elliott of Eaton went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 29, 2011.  She was born on January 6, 1939 to Forrest Cleo and Margaret (Navratil) Kratzer at St. … Continue reading

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Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police Get Number Wrong in Position Paper

by Mike Bauman In a recent statement opposing HR1205, “no permit concealed carry,” the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, asserted, “Approximately 1,200 persons applied last year for concealed carry permits AND WERE TURNED DOWN!” However, information obtained by the … Continue reading

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Howard William Pershing, Sr.

Howard William Pershing, Sr., of Greeley, passed away January 10, 2011.   Howard was born February 14, 1926 to Addison and Mabel (Zuhlke) Pershing.  Howard served in US Navy. He married Mary Hughes in Alaska.  He lived in Arizona before … Continue reading

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City of Greeley Ends Dance Classes

By Mike Bauman As of January 1, 2011, dance students are no longer able to enroll in the Greeley Recreation Academy of Dance Arts (GRADA).  Greeley Rec will no longer be offering dance classes.  Have no fear, however, dance classes will … Continue reading

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