Tag Archives: June

The Rant – Job Market Data Leaves Questions

By Mike McCune —   The No. 1 paradox in the U. S. labor market today is more jobs are being listed by companies but fewer jobs are being filled.   Since June, 2010, the number of listed job openings … Continue reading

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Greeley vet ticketed for treating human patient

Greeley Tribune — A local veterinarian was ticketed Wednesday, accused of treating a man who came to him complaining of pain in his toes.   A medical professional at North Colorado Medical Center informed police in June that a man … Continue reading

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Greeley Ice Haus closed for resurfacing

The Greeley Ice Haus, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, closed on June 26 to begin the daunting task of resurfacing the ice rink. The process in which they create an ice rink is quite … Continue reading

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County officials warn residents to take steps to prevent West Nile virus

Weld County, CO – Health officials continue to monitor mosquito traps for the presence of West Nile virus. “So far, our overall mosquito presence is low” says Dr. Mark Wallace, Executive Director for the Weld County Health Department “and we … Continue reading

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Greeley announces “fun in the sun” with Summer schedule

GREELEY, CO) – Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and all the fun in the sun. Outdoor Pools and Splash Parks in Greeley open on Thursday, May 23 this year, the day after the last day of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Will Psychics determine gun ownership?

by Craig Masters In the aftermath of the crisis at Sandy Hook Elementary, those in Washington and many others in the media  suggest we who would be the next militia trade freedom for the false promise of security. They have … Continue reading

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Fast and Furiously – Obama attacks Free Speech

by Craig Masters Did you see this one coming? Muslim leaders from all over the world setting aside their violence against each other for a week of unity – against Americans’ Freedom of Speech. John Irish writes it this way … Continue reading

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Rise in food stamp rolls causing problems for local revenues

by Matt Lacy –   The increase in food stamp recipients under President Obama’s economy is causing an unintended consequence as local municipalities find themselves dealing with the loss of tax revenue resulting from the purchases.   The number of … Continue reading

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Poor Recovery Doesn’t Eliminate Recession Yet

by Mike McCune   Sometimes you have to wonder if Wall Street insiders are even aware of what is going on beyond Wall Street’s narrow perspective. The case in point is an article by Lawrence “Larry” Kudlow. (1)   In … Continue reading

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Obama campaign runs deficit in June

by Peter Grady –   Recent e-mails sent out by  Obama and his campaign begging for funds appear to have been justified with new reports showing in June the campaign spent more than it took in.   The campaign has … Continue reading

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State, nation facing worst drought in 50 years

WALTONVILLE, Ill. — The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States in some stage of drought and most of the rest enduring abnormally dry conditions. Only in the 1930s and the … Continue reading

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Jobless claims increases by nearly 70,000

by Matt Lacy –   The actual number of American applying for jobless claims increased by 69,971 from the previous week; however the Associated Press and other members of the media used adjusted numbers to claim the opposite.   On … Continue reading

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2012 Infiniti EX35 Journey AWD Crossover

    Infiniti’s extensive lineup of 13 models provides a vehicle for pretty much anyone’s taste, and in the middle of the group lies the EX35 compact crossover.  Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan Motor Company, has been selling automobiles in … 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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Weld Farmers crops drying up, despite water being readily available

by Matt Lacy –   Glen Fritzler, who runs the popular and nationally known Fritzler Corn Maze will be hosting a meeting of farmers and local officials this Thursday to discuss the concerns of rising groundwater and government restrictions on … Continue reading

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Garden-In-A-Box Program Ends June 5

GREELEY- The City of Greeley Water Conservation Program is sponsoring a Garden-In-A-Box sale. Orders must be made by June 5, for pre-planned and affordable Xeriscape gardens. Greeley residents receive $25 off the list price of the xeric gardens.   The … Continue reading

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6th Avenue Poudre River Bridge closing scheduled

Staff Reports   GREELEY – Beginning Monday, June 4, the 6th Avenue bridge over the Poudre River will be closed for maintenance. The bridge will be closed for approximately ten days; weather or other factors could extend the project.   The … Continue reading

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Greeley Blues Jam Sod Sale

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Greeley Blues Jam Sod is available for purchase! 40,000 square feet of sod from this year’s Greeley Blues Jam is for sale at $0.15 per square foot. You must purchase a minimum 300 square … Continue reading

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Greeley announces lineup for 2012 blues jam

Staff Reports — Jimmie Vaughan will headline the Greeley Blues Jam on Saturday, June 9th at Island Grove Park Arena in Greeley, Colorado.  The festival, now in its hosting its 8th year, will continue the tradition of multiple headlining acts … Continue reading

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“Government Motors” to “recall” all Volts

by Matt Lacy – Months after being made aware of issues with the Chevrolet Volt catching fire, the company is advising owners to bring their cars to dealers for modifications. In an announcement Thursday, General Motors has said it is … Continue reading

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Supremes to hear cases involving Obamacare

by Jack Minor — On Monday the Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s healthcare proposal. The arguments for the case will be heard in March and a ruling could be issued sometime … Continue reading

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Greeley businessman’s property seized, burned without warning from local officials

By Jack Minor   A local businessman has said that government officials in Wyoming removed a mobile home that he purchased from a resident’s property and burned it without warning.   Merlin Dirks, General Manager of Blue Bird Mobile Homes inc., said … Continue reading

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First in a series of Rants…..

This is the first in a planned series exploring why the global economic recovery continues to defy expert projections and remains on the path to collapse.   Last year I told friend I didn’t expect the U.S. economy would make … Continue reading

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Citizens arrested for filming police in public

by Jack Minor   Following 9/11, a disturbing trend has emerged. Ctizens are being arrested for videotaping police officers during routine traffic stops and other incidents. Carlos Miller, a Miami multimedia journalist, told the Gazette that, in the age of … Continue reading

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So the kids don’t like to swim…how about dance lessons?

  Berthoud Dance Company  Summer fun activities come in a variety of opportunities, from swimming and amusement parks to painting and pottery, to jazz and ballet dance lessons. David Mineo, Artistic Director of Berthoud Dance Company in Berthoud, Colorado has … Continue reading

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I’m naive. I must be.

 Nobody I know on Main Street got a raise last year. Those who worked for the government got raises but there were also some cuts in staffing so it sort of worked out even and I could live with the … Continue reading

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Greeley Stampede schedule and pricing

by Vanessa Dominguez Admission to the Greeley Stampede is free for children inder six. Children ages 6-12 and attendees over 61 are $2. Anyone else is a flat $5 fee. A family of four would spend $14 in admission and $10 … Continue reading

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Obama: “If you’ve got the money, I’ve got the time”

by Jack Minor   Editors note: Following publication of this story, the campaign has sent out an additional email, this one from Joe Biden asking for a $5 donation. That email states in the bottom no purchase is necessary to enter … Continue reading

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Another nuclear crisis fizzles, authorities say Nebraska nuclear plant not in danger from Missouri river flooding

by Jack Minor   Following news that radiation from three of the six reactors at the Fukushima power plants did not result in nuclear armageddon, alarmists are now saying a Nebraska nuclear plant is in danger of a similar catastrophe. … Continue reading

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Some school administrators sacrifice for students

The following article was reprinted from the Seymour Tribune in Seymour, Indiana Reed resigns for sake of school Move could save Medora $123,000 June 14, 2011 1:06 AM By AUBREY WOODS MEDORA — This community’s school corporation may likely survive … Continue reading

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Edith R. Shelton

July 29, 1922 ~ June 13, 2011 Edith R. Shelton of Greeley passed away Monday, June 13, 2011. She was born July 29, 1922, in Unionville, Missouri to Frank and Ethel (Lupton) Maulsby. She graduated from Unionville High School and … Continue reading

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Richard “Rick” Phil Futch

August 22, 1962 ~ June 4, 2011 Rick Futch, age 48, passed away on June 4, 2011. He was born August 22, 1962 to Nyrene (Eby) and Phil Futch in Sterling. He attended school in Sterling. He moved to Greeley … Continue reading

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Helene Marcia Fast Faulconer

Helene Marcia Fast Faulconer passed away June 12, 2011 at the age of 70.     “Honey,” as she was known by all her loved ones and friends, was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey March 28, 1941. She spent … Continue reading

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