Posts Tagged ‘Loveland’

Ignorance is bliss- Stupid is expensive

by Craig Masters It may be time to admit stupid people are not only irritating, but they are becoming too expensive to tip-toe around so we don’t hurt their feelings. The time has come to recognize that being tolerant of programs and practices born of stupidity or ignorance is simply too expensive for the world […]

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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 Lundberg was moved to post his comments online and send them out in emails. Below […]

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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, it was nevertheless one of the largest crowds I have seen attend a “truth about […]

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Loveland celebrates start of new $15 million service center

Reporter Herald — For those in the Loveland public works department, the shovels hitting the ground and dirt flying on Wednesday morning was final confirmation that the long-awaited expansion of the service center was happening at last.   Before that, some skepticism was understandable: the project first appeared in a master plan in 1984.   […]

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Loveland fracking petition heading to court

Reporter Herald — Now facing a lawsuit, Loveland city councilors on Tuesday hotly debated their options for a citizen-initiated ordinance that seeks a moratorium on fracking within the city.   The discussion, which continued past deadline late Tuesday night, came after public hearing where nearly 30 residents stated their preference for the council’s action. The […]

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Loveland man to restore historic diner

Loveland Reporter Herald — Campers and trailers hauling the essentials of Labor Day weekend were so commonplace along U.S. 34 headed to Loveland on Monday that the 1950s-era diner being towed to its next home almost didn’t seem unusual. Besides, if everything goes the way Loveland resident Gene Stires plans, the community is about to […]

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Loveland to hold Old Fashioned Corn Festival

Loveland Reporter Herald — The Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival, an event of roasted corn, games for children, corny parade floats, and bicycle mania, is just a week away. The festival will be downtown this year on Fourth Street instead of its usual location at Fairgrounds Park. And it will be an event to remember […]

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Johnstown to get new gun facility

Loveland Reporter Herald — Before long, shooting enthusiasts will have the choice of six Loveland-area stores east of U.S. 287 where they can buy guns, and two large indoor shooting ranges. The Johnstown Town Council’s approval this week of the Liberty Firearms Institute’s proposed 100,000-square-foot facility increases the options for shooters. The owners of USA […]

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Longmont police officer jailed in Fort Collins

Fort Collins Coloradoan – A police officer has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Loveland. Longmont police Officer Chris Martinchick turned himself into the Larimer County Jail in Fort Collins on Wednesday morning. He faces possible charges of felony sexual assault and two misdemeanor charges of invasion of privacy for sexual […]

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Pediatrics Academy Supports Gay Marriage

by Mike McCune —   Let me be precise on my position on gay marriage: I abhor the concept with every fiber of my soul. That this is not a universally-supported position I understand but if it were, please explain how the human species would continue?   The feel-good children’s medical crowd disagrees with me and, […]

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines and wondering where in the name of all that is science is the source of […]

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A Chance to Meet Candidates

By Craig Masters Residents of southwest Weld County, Berthoud, Johnstown, Campion and south Loveland in Larimer County will have a chance to meet many if the candidates they will be voting for this election. State House of Representatives, State Senate, even the United States Senate candidates from both parties have been invited to participate. State-wide […]

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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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Loveland police to crack down on Loveland Trail pet owners

Based on recent complaints, the Loveland Police Department will be enhancing enforcement along the Loveland Recreation Trail and lowering their tolerance level when it comes to irresponsible pet owners. That’s according to Loveland Police Sgt. Bob Shaffer, who heads the traffic unit and the motorcycle officers who have been tasked with monitoring the trail. In […]

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Chik-fil-A supporters defend chain in a big way

by Jack Minor –   While “gay” rights supporters have been flexing their muscles since President Barack Obama came out and said he was in favor of same-sex marriage, it appears they have hit a stumbling block over their attempts to force Chik-fil-A to support their agenda.   Following recent statements by government officials condemning […]

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Thompson School Board needs to hear from Taxpayers Tonight!

By Craig Masters The following e-mail was distributed by the Loveland 9-12. It was titled, “Letter from Nancy Rumfelt regarding tonight’s meeting.” It is reprinted here to illustrate two very important points: 1) there are still people willing to step up and speak out against “closed door” meetings where taxpayers are forced to pay the […]

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Candidates and officials speak for Loveland Tax Day rally

by Craig Masters The regular bi-monthly meeting of Loveland’s 9-12 conservative group was highlighted by several celebrity speakers to boost enthusiasm for this Sunday’s Tax Day Rally along the Lake Loveland shoreline. Colorado state representative, Marsha Looper from Colorado Springs, joined Grassroots Radio personality Ken Clark to impress upon the group the importance of staying […]

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Did Ron Paul “win” Iowa – Where it counted?

By Craig Masters As the voters headed home and the mainstream liberal media sped off to New Hampshire from the Iowa caucuses, Ron Paul supporters stayed for the “real” voting that takes place at these grassroots meetings. The most important votes at these county level caucuses are the votes by those in attendance that eventually […]

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Greeley economy showing early signs of growth

By Craig Masters Tracking several economic indicators; including some growth indicators, Greeley has moved ahead of over 300 other U.S. metro areas to be ranked at number 62 out of the total of 379 in the study. That is up from position 101 last year. In the extensive study by the Milken Institute, Greeley was ranked as […]

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune   I believe our government is corrupt. From those who are elected to those who are appointed to those that are life-time bureaucrats the system is corrupt. The stench of corruption cannot be masked any longer but nowhere is reek more noticeable than in the bloated entity known as education. […]

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Proposition 103: An excellent case against mail-in voting

Colorado voters are being called by computers; a well-produced recording “informs” the listener about proposition 103 on the ballot this voting season. The audio production of this computer call is so well produced that it carefully avoids any language that would reveal the truth of the consequences of this huge tax increase. In fact, the […]

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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 5k and 3k runs. The highlight of the high school meet was the outstanding and […]

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NEW BOOK RELEASE Johnston Pastor on Marriage

                          If you want love, joy and peace in your marriage, I’ve written this book for you: GOD’S DESIGN FOR MARRIAGE. Here is a portion of the foreword written by my pastor, Dieter Skowron – “This valuable book is a powerful biblical exposition of how to make the truth and principles of a godly marriage […]

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Emissions testing commission caught red-handed in Weld County’s pocketbook.

Tea Party Supporters do more than wave flags – they work hard to keep Americans free According to an e-mail released to Loveland 9-12 subscribers, the Estes Park Tea Party Patriots were @#!*% and ready when the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) rolled into Estes Park September 15, for public hearings prior to adding […]

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The BIG Spud’s Day is coming Sept 10

  Thousands of residents packed the old Larimer County fairgrounds in Loveland to enjoy one of Colorado’s farm produce festivals. This week corn is king. September 10, 2011, the potato takes center stage in Greeley at the Potato Day Festival. The big spud celebration benefits the Friends of Greeley Museums. Share on Facebook

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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 been overseeing the lessons and growth of Berthoud Dance Company for seven years. Right now, […]

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Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Berry

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Berry, 75, of Greeley, passed away on Sunday, January 2 at North Colorado Medical Center. Betty was born December 9, 1935 to Adolph J. and Mary (Vrbas) Holub in Rawlins County, Kansas.  Betty was the youngest of 11 children.  On July 30, 1983, she married Dale Berry in Loveland, Colorado.  Betty worked […]

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City engineer says no money for some street repairs

The Greeley city engineer said he personally would like to see a $5 or $6 gasoline tax to properly fund street repair, saying that with the current funding system the city could end up spending the entire budget amount for patching in coming years leaving nothing for new streets. Steve Bagley, City Engineer for Greeley, […]

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Media reaction regarding Loveland painting offensive to Christians far different than coverage on Koran burning

By Jack Minor The general lack of national media coverage concerning the Loveland art display that many Christians say is blasphemous stands in stark contrast to the media frenzy that developed surrounding a pastor who threatened to burn the Koran. When Pastor Terry Jones of the non-denominational Dove Center in Gainesville, Florida announced he was […]

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Greeley Area Fishing Report: July 15, 2010

By:   Mike Bauman The following Northern Colorado area fishing spots were recently stocked with catchable trout according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Carter Reservoir – west of Loveland Flatiron Reservoir – west of Loveland Pinewood Reservoir – west of Loveland Here are the fishing conditions for Northern Colorado Lakes and Rivers. Barnes Meadow Reservoir […]

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Division of Wildlife Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman The following area fishing spots were recently stocked with catchable trout according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Bellaire Lake – Red Feather Carter Reservoir – Loveland Flatiron Reservoir – Loveland Pinewood Reservoir – Loveland Grand Lake – Grand Lake Windsor Reservoir – Windsor Fishing conditions were as follows for lakes and […]

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Conrad “Coony” Meyer, Jr.

Conrad “Coony” Meyer, Jr., 80, of Greeley died on Sunday, June 13, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center Hospice Inpatient Unit.  He was born May 24, 1930 in Greeley to Conrad and Elizabeth (Walker) Meyer. He graduated from College High School, now University High in Greeley and enlisted in the US Navy for two […]

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Fishing Report for Greeley Area

By Mike Bauman The following local fishing areas have been recently stocked with catchable trout according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Flatiron Reservoir- Loveland Glenmere Lake- Greeley Pinewood Reservoir- Loveland Riverside Park Lake- Evans Sheldon Lake- Fort Collins St. Vrain State Park, Mallard and Sandpiper- Longmont at I-25 Fishing conditions at area fishing spots […]

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Kathleen L. Erbes

Kathleen L. Erbes, 61, of Loveland passed away May 25, 2010 at Pathways Hospice Care Center in Loveland.  She was born November 11, 1948 in Denver, CO to Percy Lee and Cora L. (Baldwin) Hamilton.  Kathleen graduated in 1966 from Highland High School in Ault, CO.  She earned her Associates in Art from Aims Community […]

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